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A Swiss Army knife and a Leatherman. Both of those items are capable of performing a number of tasks while remaining compact and easily packable. But what if the portable speaker that provides your campsite with tunes could do multiple things? Well, Braven's BRV-PRO can not only recharge your phon...

January 8th 2015 at 7:07pm 0 Comments
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Think the load of Bluetooth speakers announced at CES is rather ho-hum? Well, Braven has something to say about that. The company's new BRV-PRO Bluetooth speaker sports the rugged look we've come to expect from them, and claims 20 hours of battery life on a charge. Those are easily the two least i...

January 5th 2015 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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Watch out, Jawbone; looks like Braven's continuing its assault against the Big Jambox by releasing another comparable Bluetooth speaker... but this time, it can get wet and take some bruises. Similar to its predecessor, the 850, model 855s is a 20W speaker encased in aluminum and can charge smartp...

July 22nd 2013 at 12:01am 0 Comments
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Howdy, everybody! Another Wednesday, another TUAW TV Live. As noted in the promo post earlier today, the show today is aimed at some very interesting new accessories that are sure to get you excited. The TUAW TV studio has undergone a pre-spring cleaning and is looking rather spiffy now, althou...

February 20th 2013 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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With its sleek styling and double act as a portable USB charger, there's plenty to like about Braven's line of Bluetooth speakers. Indeed, we listed the 625 in our back to school guide earlier this year as an alternative to the pricier Jambox. But if you were hoping to snag something even cheaper,...

December 15th 2012 at 1:46am 0 Comments
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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're taking our audio with us -- and you can head to the back to school hub to see the rest o...

August 20th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember those Braven speakers from a few weeks back? Well, guess what, the trio made an appearance here at CTIA and we finally got to put our shaky, caffeine-fueled hands on them. The Six Series of Bluetooth boxes is (going from left to right in the image above) the 600, the 650 and the 625s. Bot...

May 9th 2012 at 5:31pm 0 Comments