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Fender Monterey Bluetooth speaker review: Rugged, loud, and fun, but also pricey and only marginally portable

The absence of a battery leaves the thumpy Fender Monterey Bluetooth speaker reliant on AC power.

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JBL Pulse 3 review: This weatherproof Bluetooth speaker puts on a fun light show

An IPX7 weatherization rating means this speaker can survive a dip in the pool, but it's audio performance left us wanting.

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iHome iAVS16B review: This smart bedside clock radio gets Alexa in the mix

Though it has some growing to do, iHome + Alexa make for an impressive couple.

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3M Filtrete Smart Air Filters confirm it: Bluetooth is everywhere and in everything

A Bluetooth pressure sensor monitors the useful life of your HVAC filters and pings you when they need to be replaced.

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Hogar's Milo speaker takes on the Amazon Echo Plus by doubling as a versatile smart hub

Newcomer Hogar announced the Milo smart speaker at CES 2018 with support for ZigBee, Z-Wave Plus, Bluetooth, and Google Assistant.

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Edifier Luna e25 HD Bluetooth speaker review: Great sound, sci-fi looks, surprisingly affordable

These speakers show that you don't have to sacrifice sonic quality or break the bank to enjoy wireless sound. They're not portable, but for static installations they're fantastic.

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B&O Beoplay M3 review: A small multi-room powerhouse

Bang & Olufsen’s most affordable multi-room speaker is a strong value.

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

This smart speaker is expensive, but it delivers a sonic performance you won't get from any Echo.

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Fender Newport Bluetooth speaker review: It's not just a nostalgia trip, this speaker sounds great

Designed in the classic style of Fender's guitar amps, the Newport delivers solid quality, very good audio, and fun analog controls.

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Honeywell Bluetooth Smart Air Purifier HPA250B review: This connected purifier adapts to allergen levels

The HPA250B optimizes its air cleaning based on the amount of irritants in your environment.

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nCube Hub review: This DIY smart home hub has an awful lot of growing to do

A poor showing thanks to minimal device support and a surfeit of bugs.

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C by GE smart LED bulb review: Not the right choice for enthusiasts

The C-Life is an inexpensive choice, but its value is undercut by the price of the C-Sleep.

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Hex TLS Bluetooth speaker review: 808 Audio delivers solid mono thump and good looks, but few amenities

This speaker is attractive, rugged, easy to pack, and it delivers an authoritative thump, but it's missing a few key features, including speakerphone functionality and the ability to charge other USB devices.

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Fabriq Chorus review: This Alexa-powered smart speaker is an excellent value

It sounds great, can operate on battery power, and comes with a charging dock.

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Link-U security camera review: 4G connectivity and battery backup let this camera deliver security anywhere

Its ability to run on LAN, Wi-Fi, or LTE connectivity and to draw via power over ethernet or its onboard battery means this security camera can go wherever you do.

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62% off Etekcity Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Receiver - Deal Alert

Stream audio from your Bluetooth device to any non-Bluetooth enabled receiver, speaker or car stereo with this adapter from Etekcity. Just connect it to your speaker system via a traditional RCA or 3.5mm aux audio input, and pair with...

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Bose Soundlink Micro review: This very tiny Bluetooth speaker delivers great big sound

This diminutive device as good as some speakers twice its size.

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