Leslie Shapiro

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Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 07, 2017  |  0 comments
The Explorer audio player from Echobox, crafted from solid blocks of luxurious wood, is easily the most attractive player on the CES show floor. While most companies are making blocky (or triangularly - looking at you, Mr. Young) plastic players, the Explorer looks more like a flask of aged whiskey than a piece of high-end audio gear.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 06, 2017  |  0 comments
Knowing that nothing puts a cloud over a sunny day at the beach like running out of power for your speakers, Lemon Technology, a San Diego-based audio company has a new Bluetooth speaker powered by sunshine.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 06, 2017  |  0 comments
Any cyclist knows how dangerous it can be to use earphones while cycling. They also know how much more fun it can be if there’s music motivating your workout. Coros is introducing a cycling helmet that lets users hear ambient sounds while playing music or taking a phone call.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 06, 2017  |  0 comments
While it’s easy to put such impressive technology into high-end, expensive products, JAM Audio is recognizing the need to put voice-activation into more affordable products. They are releasing a range of products with Alexa including one that starts at an economical $60.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 06, 2017  |  0 comments
House of Marley is making a splash at CES with a new collection of products with an interesting and unique twist.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 05, 2017  |  1 comments
The Hi-Res Audio Initiative just announced two exciting items at their Update press conference. The first was the new “Stream The Studio” awareness campaign. Second was the announcement that Napster will be streaming Hi-Res audio by this spring. In addition, Pandora and HD Tracks will be involved in Hi-Res streaming, along with Tidal.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 05, 2017  |  0 comments
Stages Audio has just released The Hero noise-canceling headphones with 25 patents that take noise-cancellation to a whole new, personalized, level.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 05, 2017  |  2 comments
Phazon has announced a one-size-fits-all earbud with characteristics normally reserved for custom earbuds - they’ll stay in no matter what. They also have a waterproof rating of IP68, suitable for up to 1 meter.

Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 05, 2017  |  0 comments
It seems that over-the-ear headphones have become more than just a fashion statement. iFROGZ new Impulse wireless headphones combine the comfort of headphones with the convenience of Bluetooth wireless capabilities.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 04, 2017  |  0 comments
Noel Lee, the always-energetic CEO of Monster, kicked off the Monster 2017 press conference with a bevy of sport and fitness celebrities, clearly showing where the company is focused moving into the new year.