Google’s first Smart Displays will launch in July

Smart Displays were the talk of Google’s big push at CES this year — but there’s been nary a peep in the intervening months. As expected, we got a little more insight into the company’s Echo S

JBL’s new soundbar brings Android TV and Google Assistant to sets via HDMI

Given the downright deluge of news over the past couple of weeks, one has to wonder what, precisely, Google is keeping up its sleeve for I/O. The big event doesn’t kick off until tomorrow morning, b

Google launches smart displays with JBL, Lenovo, LG and Sony

We've been waiting for Google to bring its Assistant to devices with a screen. After all, voice assistants are great -- until you need some visual information to go with their answers. But Google is n

Alexa and Google Assistant HomePod competitors are coming from Sony, Harman and more

Berlin’s big IFA trade show doesn’t officially open until tomorrow, but the announcements have already started pouring out of the show that’s come to be known as the “CES of Europe.” The eve

Under Armour brings heart-rate monitoring and a bulky design to its Bluetooth earbuds

First and foremost, a pair of earbuds ought to be comfortable. I mean, if you don’t want to wear the things around, what’s the point, really? But try as I might, I just couldn’t get a good fit w

The JBL Reflect Aware is the first of a new crop of Lightning-only headphones

As we hurtle noiselessly into a dystopian future, headphone makers have already started offering Lightning-only earbuds, something that should give early adopters some solace but might be a hard sell

JBL’s Charge 3 waterproof speakers are big on battery and bass

I do the same thing every time I get a waterproof device – I take it home, fill up the sink and dunk it. It’s a strangely cathartic, a sort of gadget baptism, and nicely refreshing for someone who

JBL’s CES Speaker Lineup Includes Portable Bluetooth, Beat-Pounding Boombox And Compact Lightning Varieties

JBL will be at CES this year, which is no surprise, and it'll be showing off at least a trio of new speakers, which also isn't that surprising. The speakers themselves have some interesting features a

JBL Outs The First iOS Speaker Docks For The Lightning Connector

It took a bit, but the first Lightning-enabled accessories are finally hitting the market. JBL just announced a pair of speaker docks that works exclusively with the Dock Connector's replacement. The

The JBL Soundfly Is A Little Wireless Speaker That Hangs From An Electrical Outlet

This is clever. Instead of joining the fray with just another small, wireless speaker, JBL made the Soundfly, which is a small, wireless speaker that supports itself from an electrical plug. Talk abou

FCC Reveals The JBL On Air Wireless AirPlay Speaker System

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/jbl-on-air-wireless-1.jpg">AirPlay-equipped audio systems will probably at everywhere at CES 2011. CE companies are going to stand up and

JBL Releases the MS-8: Music Never Sounded So Good

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/MS-8-Group.jpg" />Today JBL has announced the launch of their new <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/18/the-jbl-ms-8-in-car-dsp-f

Soundwave makes a comeback, as a theatre on wheels

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Picture-11.jpg">If you can't go and listen to a high fidelity sound system, why don't you have it come to you? The <a href="http://www.so

The JBL MS-8 in-car DSP finally gets an official release date and price

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/MS-8-Group.jpg">It has been a long time coming, but the notorious JBL MS-8 is almost here. Car audio forums have been talking up this dig

JBL makes slight changes to iPod dock lineup

When you’ve been making iPod and iPhone docks since the beginning, what is there to do but tweak the design every once in a while? That’s JBL’s situation, and these “new”

Review: JBL Roxy reference 430 & 250 headphones

“Aww, those are so cute!” says my wife as I took the new JBL Roxy headphones out of the shipping box. Me? I could not care less how my gadgets look, as long as they work well. But my wife

Review: JBL Duet II speakers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/jbl1-620x412.jpg"><strong>Short version</strong>: An alright set of $99 computer speakers that, while lacking a dedicated subwoofer, do p

Roxy and JBL team up on portable music products

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/rxy-620x120.jpg">Surfer girls take notice: the Roxy-branded headphones that are coming out shortly are made by <a href="http://www.crunch

CEDIAcrunch hands-on: JBL Control NOW loudspeaker

JBL announced these quarter-toroid speakers a while ago, but seeing them in person really shows how versatile the speakers are. The Control NOW loudspeaker can sit alone, be hung on the wall, wrap a

JBL makes speakers wireless, pretty

Once again, friends, into the breach. JBL has just released some speakers, a wireless subwoofer kit, and a wireless speaker kit that will have you singing in the aisles of your local Best Buy when the
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