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Harman has joined several other companies in jumping the CES gun, announcing five new products it's bringing to the show. First up is the JBL Charge, a hardy Bluetooth speaker which promises an impressive 12 hours of tunes on a single charge. If you are willing to sacrifice some of that play time,...

January 4th 2013 at 4:43pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to the Engadget holiday gift guide! Picking presents for friends and loved ones is never a simple task, and with thousands of options for each category, buying technology can be an especially frustrating experience. We're here to help. Below you'll find today's bevy of curated picks, and yo...

December 5th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Audio accessory manufacturer JBL has released a pair of docks with Lightning connectors for the iPhone 5, iPad mini, iPad (fourth generation), iPod touch (fifth generation) and iPod nano (seventh generation). To start with, the OnBeat Micro (US$99.95) is a compact design that works perfectly wi...

November 15th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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That larger JBL speaker dock looks familiar, doesn't it? Near the end of September, Harman gave us a peak at its latest consumer audio products. Curiously, however, a slew of new iOS-focused speaker docks were shown off, each lacking a Lightning connector. Today that's changed, as JBL has announce...

November 15th 2012 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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JBL's SoundFly lineup is one of the rarer breeds of wireless speaker we've come across: it's much like an earlier AirPort Express made solely for audio, designed to be as unintrusive as possible while it kicks out the jams. Those who find that stealthy sound appealing will be glad to hear that the...

November 2nd 2012 at 8:07am 0 Comments
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When it comes to wireless speakers, JBL's new SoundFly is about as wireless as you can get. Not only is the device capable of playing tunes over Bluetooth or AirPlay -- depending on which version you pick -- but there's also no need for a power cord, as the SoundFly plugs directly into a standa...

November 1st 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Harman announced a fair amount of JBL-branded speakers back at IFA, but that wasn't all it had to announce before the year goes out. Today we met with in the company in NYC, where it was ready to show off even more of its upcoming wireless and dock speakers. In fact, don't tell Harman that the 30-...

September 27th 2012 at 5:52pm 0 Comments
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It's not the first time Engadget editors have stepped foot at Nokia House -- the company's HQ in Espoo, Finland -- but it's always a treat, and our visit this week is no exception. Today we took a walk down memory lane, and spent some time with several Nokia handsets -- from one of the very first...

September 24th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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JBL has been sprinkling a fair amount of its sonic-spice atop desks of late, now it wants to sneak some of the same under your TV. Enter three new all-in-one soundbars just announced by the firm, which it claims bring surround sound performance. As well as that virtual surround experience, the JBL...

September 5th 2012 at 3:48pm 0 Comments