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Creative Stage Air Review – Inexpensive Yet Solid Sound Delivery for a Battery-Powered Soundbar Speaker

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Review of the Creative Stage Air, a battery-powered, Bluetooth speaker that looks like a high-end soundbar. Good sound quality for the low price!

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The HighTechDad 2018 Holiday Tech Gift Guide of 25+ Reviewed Products

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Shopping for tech gifts for the holidays? Read the HighTechDad 2018 Holiday Tech Gift Guide of 25+ Products that have been reviewed on HighTechDad.com!

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The “Ultimate” Grad & Dad Gift – Ultimate Ears WonderBoom Bluetooth Speaker Review

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The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom portable Bluetooth speaker is a great, little speaker that provides surprisingly great bass & highs in a small form-factor. This review also covers the Wonderboom’s ability to pair with another Wonderboom for a full, immersive surround sound experience.

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OMG! My Wife Loves the Odd JBL Soundgear Personal Bluetooth Speaker

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Review of the JBL Soundgear which is an innovative hybrid between a portable Bluetooth speaker and headphones or earbuds. The Soundgear lets you listen to audio almost privately but still hear the world around you using a unique design as it rests on your neck like a collar.

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Review: Electrostatic vs. Electromagnetic? The BenQ treVolo S Bluetooth Speaker Rocks Both!

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Review of the BenQ treVolo S, an electrostatic, portable, Bluetooth speaker (with electromagnetic woofers) that accurately reproduces sound quality in an elegant form factor. Electrostatic technology is typically reserved for expensive, high-end speakers but the treVolo S brings it to everyone at a reasonable price.

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Everyone Should Have the ARCHEER Bluetooth Transmitter & Receiver! Here’s Why!

In Audio, Cellular, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Mobile, Review, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

This inexpensive gadget from ARCHEER allows you to transmit or receive via Bluetooth and connect to almost any type of device. The ARCHEER Bluetooth transmitter and receiver is a critical gadget that allows connectivity between devices where normally there isn’t any.

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Thunderous Bass, 24-Hour Battery, Beautiful Sound – JBL Boombox Bluetooth Speaker Review

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The JBL Boombox is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has incredible bass and crisp highs. On a full charge, it lasts up to 24 hours and it can charge two smartphones. It has an IPX7 waterproof rating so it can handle splashes. This review of the Boombox goes into the details (complete with a video overview).

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Here’s What Logitech is Showcasing as 2017 Holiday Tech Gifts & My Thoughts

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HighTechDad’s insights & analysis from a recent Logitech media event showcasing 2017 Holiday tech & gadgets from Logitech, Astro, Jaybird, & Ultimate Ears.

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The Gift of Sound for Grads, Dads, or Anyone – Review of ARCHEER A225 Bluetooth Speaker

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Review of the ARCHEER A225 portable, Bluetooth speaker which has music controls on top, robust sound, elegant and modern design, and an unbeatable price! A great gift!

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Bring the Bass, Bluetooth & Bamboo! Review of ARCHEER A320 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

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Review of the ARCHEER A320 portable Bluetooth speaker – it has an elegant bamboo front and back, and for such a small portable speaker, a solid bass!

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Review: Pioneer AVH-4100NEX Retrofits Old Vehicles with New Tech like Apple CarPlay

In Android, Apple, Audio, Auto, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, iOS, Review, Technology, Video by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Review of the Pioneer AVH-4100NEX which is an Android Auto and Apple CarPlay enabled dual-DIN deck to bring new technology to all vehicles.

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Drones, Beats and Radio Shack Means #GiftSmart Shopping

In Audio, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Opinion, Technology by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Who doesn’t like when holiday gifts arrive early! And normally, you just stick those gifts under the tree or save them to open at the appropriate time, but in this case, I needed to open the package right away. The funny thing is, I knew what the gift contained and who it was from. But that didn’t matter, I couldn’t wait to play…er…let my kids play with these #GiftSmart items from Radio Shack. Underneath the appropriately red ribbon and nestled in the box were three items found at Radio Shack, specifically, the 2.4GHz RC Surveyor Drone ($59.99) and the Beats by …

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Drowning out the Noise – iHome iB50 Noise Canceling Headphones

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Someday, some creative inventor will design some noise canceling headphones that removes office conversations or screaming kids completely. Until then, we will have to survive with noise canceling headphone that simply remove droning background noise that happen in airplanes or on trains. I don’t travel much, so I wasn’t able to test this out on a plane, but I do sit in an open office environment where there is lots of noise, so when I got a pair of iHome iB50 Noise Canceling Headphones, I was pretty excited to test them out. The premise behind headphones that cancel out ambient …