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Adventure-Proof Music Listening with the NUU Splash Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

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The Adventure-Proof series examines and reviews the best in rugged iOS gear, apps, and accessories to help iDevice users enjoy the outdoors with their mobile tech safely in tow. This installment takes a closer look at the Splash by NUU, the latest entry in the fast-growing field of extreme-duty Bluetooth personal speakers.



Shape of Sound Releases Sketch Synth 2

Shape of Sound Releases Sketch Synth 2

Sketch Synth 2 has just been released on the app store for iPad. The next evolution in the Sketch Synth series lets you casually draw in deep geometric modulations onto pads to really scult and shape your sounds. It comes with over 50 preset loops that can be layered up on top of eachother in different themed scenes, so if you feel like making high energy the head to the chiptune scene; and if you feel like dark bass and dubstep then head to the punisher scene.


Classical Music Collection - a MUST have for classics lovers!

Classical Music Collection - a MUST have for classics lovers!

 

CrazyTeaBag announces the release of a new free app - “Classical Music Collection” for iPhone and iPad. The uniqueness of this app consists in its wide variety of classical music starting for Bach’s baroque masterpieces to the gamut of sensual Chopin’s nocturnes. The whole collection encompasses many styles of music spanning 500 masterpieces of 37 “giants” among composers.


App News: Flipboard Update; Snoop Lion Launches App; The Walking Dead on Sale

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New apps and updates are coming out all the time, and this week there are some especially exciting developments. The must-have social news app Flipboard received its most significant update ever, allowing users to create and share their own magazines. Rap/Reggae icon Snoop Lion launched his new app, Snoop Lion's Reincarnated. There's also big news for gamers — The Walking Dead is on sale!



Reflection Music Player for iPad with Cover Flow

Reflection Music Player for iPad with Cover Flow

Always Wanted a Great Music Player with Cover Flow on your iPad - Then its time for Reflection. At Special Introductory Price of $0.99

Reflection Includes the following great features

Fast and Fluid Cover Flow
Large and Uncluttered Screen
Visualizations Effects Bring the Screen to Life - 11
To choose from or Random Mode
Online Mode to Support Music Match
Ten Band Graphic Equalizer with Onscreen Visualizations
Graphic Equalizer presets including Rock, Pop Etc
Use your iPad Play Lists or Create New Ones in Reflection
Portrait and Landscape Modes


Belkin Thunderstorm Delivers Home Theater Sound with iPad

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The Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater ($199.99) is a rechargeable case for the iPad 2 and 3rd Generation that packs enough sonic punch to knock you out of your seat. Admittedly pricey, this audio accessory from Belkin offers quality and intense portable sound through Audifi digital signal processing, making movies and games immersive fun. This product can also solve the dilemma of buying a separate case, stand, battery and speaker.



Braven BRV-1: Adventure-Proof Bluetooth Speaker

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The Adventure-Proof series examines and reviews the best in rugged iOS gear, apps, and accessories to help iDevice users enjoy outdoor adventures with their mobile tech safely in tow.



Digiarty Officially Released Japanese Version of DVD Ripper both for Windows and Mac

Digiarty Officially Released Japanese Version of DVD Ripper both for Windows and Mac

To make wider inroads in Japan market and facilitate more users, Digiarty Software Inc., a thoughtful multimedia software developer, today officially released the long-awaited Japanese version of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum. This is the symbolization of Digiarty’s multilingual software development, Japanese being the first non-English language. Meanwhile, it also announced MacX DVD Ripper Pro in Japanese for Mac users. The two programs now provide clearer UI and enhanced operability for people in Japan or with such demand.

 


Wren V5AP Review — Superior Design, Sound Quality Plus AirPlay Streaming

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This year's Consumer Electronics Show had its share of wireless audio components, several of which I included in iPhone Life's coverage of the event. I found several new Wi-Fi AirPlay compatible speakers. Of the lot, I finally received a Wren V5AP ($399) review unit last week. Of all the Wi-Fi speakers I’ve had the chance to review in recent years, I must say this one truly gives the Sonos Play line a run for its money.



Popular Valentine RADIO app for iOS and Android updated for Valentine’s Day 2013

Popular Valentine RADIO app for iOS and Android updated for Valentine’s Day 2013

Hilversum, The Netherlands, February 7 2013 - Valentine’s Day lovers across the globe are getting a free gift courtesy of the talented mobile app developers at BluMedialab.com, who have released an update to their massively popular and completely free Valentine RADIO app.

Featuring a streamlined interface and designed for iPhone, iPad and Android, the update allows listeners of all ages to enjoy a wide variety of romantic music from 40 unique stations.

Some of this year’s more popular stations include: Slow Radio, Radio Rouge, Jazz Love and many more. Surprisingly one of the most popular radio station comes from the Philippines and is just an example of the wide variety of countries that provide Valentine radio stations.


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