Tag Archives: Audio

Bose SoundLink I (Older Model) Review

When looking for a Bluetooth speaker, a few speakers are obvious candidates. Bose products are definitely one of those, being synonymous with high price and fairly high quality (for the most part). I myself enjoy Bose products, so I thought I’d try one of these out. Just remember that this is the original SoundLink I, not the review for the current… Read more

Soundfreaq Sound Kick Review

When you’re choosing a Bluetooth speaker to buy, and you look at these nice options like the $260 Bose SoundLink I, $300 SoundLink II, and the $180 Jawbone Jambox, it’s easy to overlook cheaper options. Mostly because cheaper options are so often bad. For someone like me, who values good audio quality over everything, speakers are something you can’t… Read more

Dolby Looking to Expand its Reach into Mobile Audio

  Dolby Labs, the company responsible for many of the awesome audio showcases at the beginnings of any movies you’ve seen recently, is looking to bring a better sound to the mobile space. More specifically, they are aiming at tablets. With all the HD displays being shown off with new devices, audio has been often overlooked, other than HTC with… Read more

Google Music Beta: first impressions

It’s silly to complain about technological inconveniences these days, and I’m not about to. But I have to admit that, despite the amazing capability we have to carry around the stunning performances of brilliant musicians, valuable spoken words of inspiring public figures, or an author’s inimitable reading of their masterpiece tome–centuries worth of… Read more

Chrome extension: exfm

Apart from placing in Business Insider’s top 25 “hush-hush” NYC startups that you need to know about, exfm (formerly Extension FM) hasn’t received anywhere near the amount of attention it deserves. BI blames this, in part, on the product’s exclusivity to a “niche browser” (Chrome is the favorite of DroidDog readers, and by a hefty margin). But more… Read more

CES: Parrot ASTEROID Android car audio system

Parrot’s new car audio receiver does more than play music, though it will accept input from iPhone/iPods, other media players, SD cards, and USB. This car stereo happens to be powered by Android. It comes with a GPS dongle and will support a 3G key that you supply. WIth these two features the unit will recognize location, help with directions,… Read more

John’s top 5 Chrome Web Store entries for music and video

Since receiving Google’s Cr-48 Chrome OS netbook two weeks ago (unboxing, impressions), I’ve spent a fair amount of my time with the device looking for the coolest extensions and web apps. Those you’ll find in the Chrome Web Store range from highly specific apps that are tailored for the Chrome browser on the Chrome OS to icons that are nothing but… Read more