Tag Archive: Boom


UE Boom 2 brings the jams anywhere, anytime

Lust List: UE Boom 2 by Ultimate Ears We loved the original UE Boom and the new 2.0 version is even better. The UE Boom 2 is stain-resistant, stylish, shock-resistant and completely waterproof. We’re not sure who is trying to listen to their tunes underwater, but if that’s your jam … you are good to […]

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UE Boom 2 gets Block Party mode so you can blast friends’ tunes

SAN FRANCISCO — A slick new feature coming to Ultimate Ears’ Bluetooth speakers will let you stream your friends’ music from the palm of your hand. Called Block Party, it lets up to three friends connect to the same UE speaker. Then the self-appointed DJ can pick and choose from each person’s tunes, pulled from […]

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UE Boom 2 speaker brings more of everything (except for screws)

SAN FRANCISCO — Ultimate Ears could have borrowed the iPhone 6s tag line to market its new UE Boom 2 Bluetooth speakers. Like Apple’s latest smartphones, which Cupertino hypes with the clever catchphrase “the only thing that’s changed is everything,” UE’s second-generation Bluetooth speaker is almost indistinguishable from its tubular predecessor — at least on […]

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iPhone 6 demand leads to retail boom Down Under

Apple may be blamed for wrecking Finland’s economy with its success, but according to new figures from Australia’s Bureau of Statistics the popularity of the iPhone can help rescue economies, too. Retail turnover in the country jumped 1.2% in September,…

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Join The Fight In The Combat Strategy Game Boom Beach [Video Review]

The phrase “here comes the boom” returns in a whole new form in the new app Boom Beach. One of the iTunes app store’s newest comers, Boom Beach is a combat strategy game where players overtake islands, uncover hidden powers,…

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UE Boom Mini – Tiny Speakers, Huge Sound, Colorful Look [Review]

Mini BoomUltimate Ears, owned by Logitech, makes my favorite portable speaker ever: the UE Boom. The cylindrical powerhouse of a speaker is rugged, stylish, and easy to use. Mini Boom by Ultimate Ears Category: Portable Bluetooth Speakers Works With: iOS, Mac, Any sound source Price: $99.99 per speaker Imagine my utter joy when I received Ultimate […]

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Boom! Tanks Is Simple, Fun … And Monotonous [Review]

Boom! TanksIf you love tanks but find your standard-size garage and local laws too restrictive, you might want to check out Boom! Tanks, a free-to-play armored combat game by developer Codemasters. Boom! Tanks by Codemasters Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: Free This love letter to all things treaded and turreted tells the story […]

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Boom Mic For The iPhone Lends Indie Cred To Home Movies

tumblr_mtb1f4Sr771qz7ymyo1_1280Boom! No, I mean it literally. This is a boom mic for the iPhone, although here is is pictured not on a boom but on the iPhone itself. Yes, for just $40, you too can make amateurish-looking movies where the mic dips into frame at just the wrong moment[1]. I guess that in theory, any […]

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Logitech’s UE Boom Is A Seriously Loud, Rugged Portable Bluetooth Speaker [Review]

Where's the single malt?When I received the UE Boom in the mail and opened the mailing box, I thought maybe the PR rep had secretly slipped me a bottle of Scotch. Not that I would have minded, of course. UE Boom by Ultimate Ears/Logitech Category: Bluetooth Speaker Works With: Any Bluetooth Audio Source Price: $199.99 It turns out […]

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One Ruggedized UE BOOM Bluetooth Speaker is Cool, But Two Gets You Stereo Sound

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It’s unlikely that the Jawbone Jambox will be shoved off its throne anytime soon; not necessarily because it’s the best-sounding portable Bluetooth speaker out there, but because it was here first, and it made a huge splash (in part because, yes, it sounds pretty good).

But I were to bet on a challenger, I might put my money on the smart new UE Boom. Not only is it ruggedized against drops  [Read More…]