Deal: Sound Kick Bluetooth Speaker

Sound Kick ($49.99) trumps the competition with its robust sound, compact size, and sleek design — all at a great price point. The go-to travel speaker for Bluetooth audio aficionados, the Sound Kick grants you 7 hours of non-stop full sound on each charge.

The Best $100 Bluetooth Speaker, Gizmodo

Overall Best of Show CES winner, iLounge Enjoy up to 7 hours of playtime with the built-in rechargeable battery Stream music wirelessly via Bluetooth Control the volume & playback functions directly from the speaker Quickly connect to any device w/ a simple line-in option that works with a standard headphone jack Enhance your playlist w/ full sound, natural bass response, vocal clarity & UQ3™ spatial enhancement Charge your mobile devices w/ the USB power port even while Sound Kick is running on battery power

Order by 6/8 to guarantee delivery in time for Father's Day.

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Audeze, revisited

Richard Metgzer tries out a pair of Audeze for the first time. Photo: Xeni Jardin

Our pal Richard Metzger of Dangerous Minds, one of the most serious music lovers and audiophiles I know, got his hands on a review unit of the Audeze LCD-3 planar magnetic headphones this weekend. I was there when he put them on for the first time, and snapped the photo above. This, ladies and gents, is his happy-face. He was listening to Nico. I put 'em on myself for a while, and listened to a high-quality file of "Tomorrow Never Knows." I heard things in that song I've never heard before. Read the rest