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The best Bluetooth speakers for iPhone and iPad

The speakers in iPhones and iPads get better with each new model, but they’ll never power a party, or even shift enough air to accompany an action movie. Bluetooth speakers are the way to go for most people. You skip the annoyance of wires, and you don’t have to deal with the hassle of AirPlay, which never seems to work right. Also, Bluetooth is universal, so you can also use the speaker with an Android device or PC.What to look for in Bluetooth speakersBluetooth speakers are so diverse that...

If You're Stuck For A Christmas Gift Idea For The Teen In Your Life... Here Are Two Perfect Presents

TiboTibo's Sphere 2 wireless speaker is one of the coolest devices released this year. It has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functions and you can download a really great app to control it.First up is the Tibo Sphere 2. This wireless speaker is Bluetooth and Apple AirPlay compatible and comes in green, black, tangerine, burgundy and white finishes. It’s a beautifully designed device and echoes late 1960s and early 70s design cues. There’s a sturdy carrying handle on the top so you can move it from room...

Ultimate Ears Megablast Bluetooth speaker review: This Alexa-enabled speaker is loud and proud

Ultimate Ears’ Megablast Bluetooth smart speaker has a lot going for it: It can really pump out the volume, without introducing distortion; it can operate on battery power for 16 hours; it bears an IP67 weatherization rating, meaning it can survive submersion in up to three feet of water for 30 minutes; and it taps into Amazon Voice Service, so you can ask Alexa to do your bidding. On the downside, it costs a whopping $300 and its promise of 360-degree sound is just hype.UE Megablast design...

Zoook ZB-Jazz MusicBot Bluetooth Speaker Review: Too much boom, not enough jazz

HighlightsThe Zoook ZB-Jazz MusicBot is priced at Rs 1,999. The speaker features two drivers with a total output of 14W. Apart from Bluetooth, you can also connect to a source using a 3.5mm stereo cable.Bluetooth speakers are a big deal in India, because of the sheer convenience on offer. Back when smartphones and wireless technology didn’t exist, you had no choice but to buy a large, clunky music system to listen to music in your home. Today, affordable Bluetooth speakers let you listen to...