Depending on who you are buying for and how much you want to spend, these next items will absolutely put a smile on the faces of those that receive them.  Here are a few gadgets for your listening pleasure.


Sound Cylinder from Definitive Technology.  Sleek design and exceptional sound make the Sound Cylinder from Definitive Technology a wonderful gift for the holidays.  TheSound Cylinder is a portable, stylish, Bluetooth speaker that easily pairs with any Bluetooth enabled device such as a smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc.  It can also connect via wired connection to any audio source that has a headphone output jack.  It has a built-in rechargeable battery that offers a solid 10 hours of playback which makes it perfect for camping, tailgating, family gatherings or simply sitting in your backyard as you enjoy the day.

sound-cylinder-ipadAlthough it pairs easily with any Bluetooth device we love it when we utilize it with our iPad. The stand feature really allows you to watch a movie or even use it in the kitchen while you are cooking and looking up your favorite recipes.  Head over to Definitive Technology’s WEBSITE today and pick up yours.

xmini_kaiKai by X-mini  The KAI is the perfect, portable, Bluetooth speaker that offers sound much bigger than it’s diminutive size.  When it is collapsed it delivers great sound to any device you pair it up with.  If you need a little more “umpf”, simply open it up and the KAI’s Bass Xpansion System delivers substantial bass giving you a more in depth listening experience.  It even comes with a built in mic for conference calls should you pair it up with your iPhone.

X-mini-KAI-Capsule-SpeakerIt fits easily into your pocket making it extremely portable, has an eight hour battery life and you will be amazed at the quality of sound these lil’ guys produce.  Click HERE to order yours today.

-harman_kardon_BT_headphones-1BT Headphones by Harman Kardon.  These headphones have changed our office in such a great way that they are worth their weight in gold.  No more cumbersome cables and more importantly, no more complaining about what others are listening to.

Their BT headphones are a Bluetooth, over the ear headphone that excels in every category.  First off they are stylish with an extremely comfortable, rectangular design and a customizable headband bow that you can easily swap out. The headband bow comes in two sizes, small and large, which allows you to get a premium fit.

Harman-Kardon-BT-HeadphonesTheir lightweight design coupled with the positioning and ease of use of the controls along with the 12 hour battery life had us fighting over them in the office.  Comfortable, wireless headphones with superior sound.  Nuff said, order yours HERE.

JBL-Micro-Wireless-Daisy-Chained-562x380“The Small Wonder That Lets You Go Wireless” 

Micro Wireless Bluetooth speaker by JBL  We love JBL and our office is chock full of their stuff.  One of our favorites is their Micro Wireless Bluetooth speaker.  Aside from the fact that it just looks cool it comes in 6 colors and as you can see from the picture above, it can be daisy chained when your friends come over and you need to kick it up a notch.

  • Bluetooth streaming wirelessly streams high-quality stereo music from any Bluetooth-equipped device
  • Built-in bass port generates impressive bass for its size and bass that’s superior to comparable portable products
  • Built-in Li-ion rechargeable battery that provides up to five hours of playback time and can easily be recharged using the included adapter
  • Smart Cable design stores in the bottom of the speaker case to prevent tangling
  • Chain multiple Micro Wireless speakers together to create a truly impressive sound environment

Portable, powerful, perfect.  Pick up yours HERE.

JBL-FlipFlip by JBL   If there is one thing JBL knows it’s superior sound and if there is one thing that they are good at it’s packing a ton of tech into small gadgets/ speakers and not sacrificing anything in regards to performance.  The Flip is another portable Bluetooth from JBL that really delivers exceptional sound.  Touted as “The wireless speaker that lets you live louder” it’s a fantastic portable speaker.

Click HERE to order yours today.

JBL-Charge-Bluetooth-Speaker-1The Charge by JBL.  Ok, so I’m pretty sure you understand how much we love our JBL portable Bluetooth speakers but The Charge manages to take things to the next level with an ingenious secret weapon up its sleeve.  Yes it connects wirelessly and yes, it absolutely sounds amazing.  But the Charge does something that others in this category can’t.  It recharges your external devices.

Screen Shot 2013-12-18 at 9.25.54 AMThe JBL Charge speaker’s high-capacity battery has so much juice that you can even use it to recharge your other portable devices from the speaker’s built-in USB port while you’re on the go. So you don’t need to carry an extra charger to keep your devices powered up.  Somehow this one always seems to disappear from the office on Friday afternoons.  Absolutely one of our functional favorites, click HERE to order yours today.

Screen Shot 2013-12-18 at 9.37.24 AMEcorox by Grace Digital.  Ok, this one COULD blow your mind.  If you are an outdoors person, get ready to buy your next must have gadget.  So here are the basics:

  • Use your Smartphone or tablet to stream music up to 33-Feet/10 m. Pairs easily to your iPhone, Samsung, Kindle Fire HD, lap tops and other Bluetooth enabled devices using standard Bluetooth A2DP or connect via the integrated auxiliary jack.
  • Up to ten-hours straight of unplugged music via the built in rechargeable Lithium Ion battery or use the included micro USB to USB cable to play and/or charge ECOROX via your computer, or lap top.

Now that is where the similarities end with other portable Bluetooth speakers and here is where we get you to go buy one….it 100% waterproof!  Yep, you can throw it in the pool, drop it off your jet ski or let it fall in the bathtub and it will STILL deliver exceptional sound!

  • The 100% Waterproof acoustically engineered and sealed speaker enclosure provides a warm full sound with crisp highs and clear vocals via the dual full range integrated speakers and upward firing bass radiator.
  • ECOROX’s 100% Waterproof, rugged, and mobile design is the perfect wireless Bluetooth speaker system for listening to your music around the house, camping, hiking, rafting or backyard poolside fun. No worries, just play.
  • Even though the ECOROX is Waterproof its’ audio is on par with the best in its class. Utilize the built in Waterproof microphone and enjoy hands free calls anywhere in your home, office, car, and even on your outdoor weekend adventure.

EcoroxWaterproofSpeaker-PaddleboardAnd as an added bonus you can get a suction mount or a handle bar mount so that you can use this portable speaker unlike others.  Use the suction mount to securely place the Ecorox on the front of you Paddle board as you head out for a sunrise session or clip it to your handle bars as you ride through the trails.  This one is extremely versatile and takes bluetooth speakers to the next level.  You can order yours HERE.

 So there you have it.  Some SOUND ideas for great gifts this Holiday season.  Stay tuned as we bring you more gift guide ideas.


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