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Westinghouse's $100 Unplug Bluetooth speaker is portable and rechargeable, and it offers sound quality that rivals that of the popular Jawbone Jambox.
Bose's SoundLink Air is an AirPlay speaker that lacks some basics and requires a separate purchase for portability. But it's easy to use and it sounds good.
We’ve rounded up an impressive assortment of accessories that will blend right in with the aluminum-and-black motif of an Apple-centric home or office.
Finding headphones that both sound and look great can seem like an impossible task. We've uncovered these headphones that will please both your ears and your eyes.
The Model S Professional for Mac provides a solid and reassuringly physical mechanical-keyboard experience. Its keyswitch technology and physical design differentiate it from the popular Matias offerings by providing a crisp, clicky sensation.
The Quiet Pro keyboard offers the solid tactile feedback and reassuring key response of old-school mechanical keyboards without the obnoxiously loud key sounds.
Brookstone's Big Blue Live Bluetooth speaker system rivals the popular Jawbone Jambox at half the price, and for just $50 more, the Big Blue Studio offers truly impressive audio quality.
WaterField Designs's latest offering, the CitySlicker MacBook case, is a hybrid of a laptop sleeve and lightweight shoulder bag. While the bag's snap-closure mechanisms aren't ideal, it's otherwise a near-perfect choice for MacBook users who want something slim and professional-looking with just the hint of a rugged side.
Logitech's Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 lets you pair, via Bluetooth, with up to three of your Apple devices: Macs, iPads, or iPhones. You can easily switch between devices as needed.
Soundfreaq's Sound Kick is a decent, if underwhelming, Bluetooth speaker.
The Caro offers a multitude of compartments, but it gets bulky before it's half full. Add an awkward handle length and questionable construction, and while the Caro seems appealing on first glance, it needs a tune-up before we can recommend it.
In this installment of our Three-Minute Tech series, Kirk McElhearn shows how noise-canceling headphones work.