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ECOXGEAR’s EcoBoulder+ Bluetooth Speaker Packs 100 Watts of Power and ECOTALK for Direct Access to OK Google and Siri®

17 Oct 2017 ECOXGEAR’s EcoBoulder+ Bluetooth Speaker Packs 100 Watts of Power and ECOTALK for Direct Access to OK Google and Siri® […]...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 17, 2017 – ECOXGEAR, the leader of rugged, portable and waterproof consumer electronics catering to the outdoor lifestyle, has enhanced its fan favorite, EcoBoulder, with the EcoBoulder+ (plus). The speaker is packed with 100 watts of power, an 8” full range speaker, 3” tweeter and an 8” passive woofer to pump some serious tunes at any outdoor outing. To boot, it has added equalizer settings and new digital audio sound processing technology to enhance and customize the already stellar sound. With the integrated ECOTALK technology, you can speak directly into the EcoBoulder+ and access Siri® or OK Google voice assistant – changing the music or volume without getting your smartphone dirty or wet. The EcoBoulder+ is 100% waterproof (IP67 certified), fully submersible, has a UV protected housing, is dirt/dust proof and even floats. The rugged, outdoor friendly speaker delivers 50 hours of playtime at normal listening levels, guaranteeing enough battery life for an entire weekend of fun before needing to recharge. Additionally, users do not have to worry about their mobile devices losing juice thanks to its integrated USB charging port. Additional features include: Removable water-resistant pouch with a waterproof smartphone holder gives users the…

Phiaton Releases Neck Band Style BT 150 NC Earphones Featuring Active Noise Cancellation and Touch Interface

17 Oct 2017 Phiaton Releases Neck Band Style BT 150 NC Earphones Featuring Active Noise Cancellation and Touch Interface […]...

IPX4 certified earphones deliver Bluetooth 4.2 technology and a sleek, no-slip design IRVINE, Calif. – Phiaton Corporation, a premium manufacturer of high-performance personal audio products, announces the latest addition to its popular line of wireless headphones and earphones: the BT 150 NC. Featuring Bluetooth® 4.2, powerful 12mm dynamic drivers and a lightweight design, BT 150 NC was built for professionals on the go. The new neck band style earphones are available for $149 on Amazon. See BT 150 NC in action here. The lightweight neckband earphones offer an interactive surface on the sides of the neckband for convenient call and music control with the tap or swipe of a finger to fast forward, rewind, play, pause and adjust volume. For resting on a plane or reading an article on the train, BT 150 NC cancels ambient noise by up to 95%, while its Memory Flex neckband provides a comfortable fit with a sleek, no-slip design. Ideal for long flights, BT 150 NC provides six hours of music playing and call time with the noise cancelling feature on and 10 hours of battery life with the feature turned off. The earphones also feature a Power Saving Sensor that automatically powers off the…

Strava is the New Home of Your Active Life with Availability of Posts and Updated Feed

17 Oct 2017 Strava is the New Home of Your Active Life with Availability of Posts and Updated Feed […]...

SAN FRANCISCO – Today Strava solidifies their position as the home for all things sport with the introduction of posts, a new way for athletes to share even more of their athletic lives on the social network. Posts give all Strava members the ability to upload non-activity content in the Strava feed so they can share stories, post photos, ask questions, share useful tips and articles and engage with other athletes. The tens of millions of athletes who already record activities, track their training and connect with friends can now share even more motivating, unfiltered posts about the sports they love. Alongside the new posts functionality, Strava also introduces a newly updated feed that makes it easier for athletes to see what’s going on in their athletic world and to discover challenges, clubs and group events. The feed prominently highlights photos and display group activities that feature all of the athletes involved. Posts are available now to the entire Strava community, and the new feed will be fully available later this week. Learn more about posts here. Watch how the newest feature works here. “Strava is an active community of people who are passionate about their sports.” says James Quarles,…

Rogue Disbands Overwatch Team

10 Oct 2017 Rogue Disbands Overwatch Team […]...

LAS VEGAS – Rogue, Las Vegas’ professional eSports organization, has broken up its championship Overwatch team after being denied a spot in Season One of Activision/Blizzard’s Overwatch League. “We are disappointed to announce that Rogue has broken up our current Overwatch roster, so that our players can pursue options to play in Season One in the Overwatch League,” said Frank Villarreal, Rogue owner and co-founder. “These players have represented Rogue in outstanding fashion and as a consequence have become the most accomplished Overwatch team in the game’s history. We wish them the best of luck competing in the inaugural season of the league and look forward to building another squad that will make Rogue a formidable competitor in Season Two.” Some of the players’ contracts have already been bought out and they have joined the rosters of other teams that will compete in Season One of Overwatch League.  Others are in open talks with Overwatch League and Contender teams so that they can continue their careers as professional eSports players. This dissolution comes after the announcement that Rogue did not make the final cut for Season One, despite having secured the required buy-in fee, meeting all league requirements and completing the…

MSI Releases its Small Form Factor Vortex G25 Gaming Desktop

10 Oct 2017 MSI Releases its Small Form Factor Vortex G25 Gaming Desktop […]...

MSI packs the massive power of a Coffee Lake processor and GTX 1070 graphics in a thin, 2.5-liter frame City of Industry, Calif. – MSI, a world leader in gaming hardware, today announces the availability of the Vortex G25 gaming desktop. First announced at Computex Taipei 2017, the Vortex G25 features an 8th generation i7 processor and up to a GTX 1070 graphics card in a 2.5-liter chassis. The Vortex G25 adopts the latest Intel 8th Generation Core processor based on the new Z370 platform. The Core i7-8700 processor features six cores for 12-thread computing and can be overclocked from 3.2GHz to 4.3GHz (Multi-Core). The Vortex also includes MSI’s Cooler Boost Titan technology which consists of dual blade fans with eight heatpipes to ensure proper cooling of the CPU and GPU, ultimately resulting in a 30% performance gain over the last generation of processors. The Vortex G25 was designed for portable and convenient VR experiences. The front panel has a power jack to power VR headsets, an HDMI port and two USB 3.0 ports. MSI’s Nahimic VR software optimizes performance and virtual surround sound to make virtual reality even more immersive. Traditionally, desktop computers are imposing and bulky, but the Vortex…

Focal Launches New High-End Headphone Clear

6 Oct 2017 Focal Launches New High-End Headphone Clear […]...

  Inspired by Focal’s best loudspeakers, Clear reference headphones embody the Spirit of Sound Alberta, CANADA – October 6, 2017 — Focal®, a leading French speaker and headphone manufacturer, today unveils Clear, the company’s newest reference headphone. Clear is Focal’s new circum-aural open-back headphone for audiophiles and represents a new evolution of Focal’s now famous open-back, full-range speaker headphone family. The ‘M’–shape Aluminum/Magnesium dome is equipped with a revolutionary copper voice coil that provides remarkable dynamics across the audio spectrum, bass that is always controlled, even at high volumes, and exemplary linearity in the high-end. The new generation of perforated microfiber ear cushions add to Clear’s open design, giving the headphones a weightless, almost invisible feeling. “With Clear, we solidify Focal’s position as key innovators in the manufacturing of high-end headphones,” said Ben Jensen, president of Focal North America. “Building off the research used to develop high-end headphones Elear and Utopia, Clear is poised to be the reference open-back headphones under $2,000. Clear completely envelopes the user in musical purity, as one of the best headphones on the market.” FOCAL: CONSTANT INNOVATION In 2016, Focal launched the Elear and Utopia headphones, featuring a major innovation with the full-range, completely open-backed…

Feel the Soul Wave with Rudimental’s exclusive new soundpack

5 Oct 2017 […]...

Download Soul Wave in the NOISE Soundpack Store Not many bands make you want to move your feet like Rudimental. When four friends Piers Agget, Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden and DJ Locksmith got together to create a unique blend of dance music, live instrumentation and soulful vocals, something special happened. “I don’t care if it sounds cheesy, but when we’re creating in a room together there’s a magic to it,” says Amir. Listen to Rudimental’s uplifting sound — which you now hear everywhere in the world from Top 40 radio to Spotify playlists — and it’s hard to disagree. An electronic heart pumps through their music, yet Rudimental emphasize that they are a band in the traditional sense. All four members play instruments, both on-stage and in the studio. And it’s through jamming together as a band that they find the collective voice that becomes their songs. “We just play around and throw ideas out there, until one sticks,” says Amir. “One or two of us might have the original idea that we build upon. But it’s not a Rudimental song unless all four brains have touched the track.” The four friends all grew up near each other in East and…

Urbanears Official Headphone Partner for Amsterdam Dance Event

4 Oct 2017 Urbanears Official Headphone Partner for Amsterdam Dance Event […]...

                For their fifth annual collaboration with the Amsterdam Dance Event, Urbanears will release a new limited edition Zinken DJ headphone and host an open house where festival goers can relax and enjoy a bounty of musical treats. October 4, 2017 – Urbanears is proud to once again partner with the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) this year, which will take place October 18-22. The internationally acclaimed ADE is the leading electronic music platform and biggest club-based festival in the world for the entire spectrum of electronic sub-genres. A new limited edition of Urbanears’ popular Zinken DJ headphone (99 USD) will be released especially for the event. Decked out in the trademark ADE colors, Zinken ADE features a full-sized on-ear construction, swivel ear caps, and a dual-duty TurnCable for a smooth transition between the mixer and everyday listening. Zinken ADE will be available for purchase at the festival and online at urbanears.com. Also returning this year is the Urbanears Hideout, an open house where festival goers can
escape the buzz of the conference and make themselves at home in a sanctuary filled with relaxing spaces, Swedish refreshments, and musical treats—like a pop-up Clone Records store,…

SteelSeries Makes a Splash with New Arctis Colors – Percentage of Sales to Be Donated to Charity Partner, Ditch the Label

3 Oct 2017 SteelSeries Makes a Splash with New Arctis Colors - Percentage of Sales to Be Donated to Charity Partner, Ditch the Label […]...

The critically-acclaimed Arctis 3 headset now available in three new colors – Solar Red, Boreal Blue and Slate Grey with 10 percent of web shop sales being donated to youth charity CHICAGO – Today, SteelSeries announced its award-winning Arctis 3 gaming headset is now available in three new colors: solar red, boreal blue and slate grey. To celebrate this launch, and SteelSeries’ mission of providing gamers with the confidence to rise up, to aspire to something great and see it through, the brand has partnered with anti-bullying non-profit organization, Ditch the Label.  SteelSeries will donate 10 percent of all Arctis Colors web shop sales – with a goal to raise $10K – to support the charity’s mission through online tools and one-on-one support for youth and gamers. “We questioned everything about gaming headsets when we designed the Arctis line – and because of that, it has driven the gaming audio industry forward to become the most sought after gaming headsets on the market with its beautiful, powerful features,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO.  “With the new, trending colors of Arctis, we celebrate vibrant personalities and passionate gamers that help drive this culture forward, as well as support a worthy cause benefiting…

EPI Launches New Margins+ Partner Program for AOC and Philips Monitors

3 Oct 2017 […]...

Fremont, Calif. – Today EPI, the company bringing you Philips monitors and AOC monitors in North America, announces the launch of its Margins+ Partner Program and online portals. The Margins+ Program incentivizes reseller sales representatives to set appointments with the B2B sales team, and provides extra margin on Philips and AOC B2B SKUs in the program. The goal is to provide healthy margins to B2B partners that are extremely difficult to undercut in retail. In crafting the new Margins+ Partner Program, B2B Sales Director, Steve McGarrigle, worked directly with partners to tailor the program to meet evolving industry needs. “In conversations with our partners, we found that deal registration and opportunities for extra margin were the two most requested characteristics of the program,” said McGarrigle. “Ultimately, we’re committed to becoming a true partner by helping resellers earn higher margins to help them win more deals on their end.” McGarrigle was appointed as the Director of B2B Sales for Philips and AOC Monitors in March of 2017. He brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the position, after helping companies like Allied Telesis, National Semiconductor and Ingram Micro build their channel businesses. To facilitate this program, EPI has created…