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HARMAN Wants To Upgrade Your Listening Experience in Your Home, Car and Beyond!

January 13th, 2017 by Christen

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Celebrating a colorful 50 Years of stylish technology in Las Vegas.

(Get the look: Glasses, Shirt dress, pants, boots)

 

This year the 50th Annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas highlighted the brightest and best in all things tech.  HARMAN received nine 2017 CES Innovation Awards for breakthrough innovations like the JBL Everest Elite SDK, JBL BassPro Go, JBL Flip 4, and Infinity BassLink DC. The HARMAN brands continue to drive exceptional listening experiences everywhere.  Audiophiles want connected and personalized products in the car, at home or in the office. Check out a peek into how HARMAN wants to upgrade your listening experience in your home, car and beyond below!

 

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Smart Listening At Home or Office

Whether its listening to your favorite podcasts or music streaming service at home or in the office, JBL has you covered!  What if you could take the powerful booming bass from your car into your home or next outdoor party (*grabs party shoes*)?   Imagine a hybrid automobile subwoofer and portable speaker, this versatile speaker system that delivers JBL’s Signature Sound anywhere on-the-go.  Say hello to the JBL BassPro Go!

 

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When docked inside the vehicle’s trunk, the JBL BassPro Go adds powerful bass to the existing car audio system, delivering sound performance equivalent to a traditional aftermarket subwoofer system. The JBL BassPro Go also operates as a portable Bluetooth speaker when undocked from the vehicle. The speaker is designed to deliver big concert sound to outlast any tailgate or party with its 15 hours of play time. Users can connect up to 3 mobile devices and take turns playing DJ when it’s detached from the mount. The JBL BassPro Go also features JBL Connect+ technology that can wirelessly link multiple JBL Connect-enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience. The JBL BassPro Go will be available for purchase for $599.95 at JBL.com and select JBL retailers Summer 2017.

 

JBL Flip 4

 

The award winning JBL Flip 4 is the perfect listening companion to make life on the go more fun than ever before.  Wirelessly connect up to two smartphones or tablets to the speaker and take turns playing impressive stereo sound. Built-in 3000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery supports up to 12-hours of playtime. Take crystal clear calls from your speaker with the touch of a button thanks to the noise and echo-cancelling speakerphone. Build your own party by connecting more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience. Available in 6 vibrant colors & prints including: Black, White, Teal, Gray, Red and Blue, the JBL Flip 4 will be available on JBL.com and select retailers for $99.95 starting spring 2017. (Can’t wait? Get your hands on the JBL Flip 3 for a lot less here.)

 

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HARMAN Voyager Next In Car Experience

 JBL Bass Pro

With so many car sharing options on the road, Millennials aren’t so quick to spend a lot of money for their first car.  HARMAN believes that you don’t have to sacrifice technology and sound for an affordable new car.  Moving beyond traditional audio to capture a fully integrated entertainment experience, Voyager Next adds customizable in-vehicle lighting along with connectivity and control of compatible in-home and portable devices.

 

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The HARMAN Display Audio provides an embedded, connected head-unit that brings the best of your smartphone experiences seamlessly into the car through the tech, navigation and other capabilities you already know and love.  Instantly connect using Apple CarPlay, Google AndroidAuto, Baidu CarLife and SmartDeviceLink; giving you several ways to connect any smartphone to the car regardless of make or OS.  HARMAN Voyager Next completely redefines traditional car connectivity, making it available and affordable for all.

 

No matter if it’s in the car, office or your next impromptu house party or outdoor picnic, HARMAN and JBL has the ultimate sound quality experience to enhance your favorite moments audio from day to night.  For more on HARMAN and JBL products visit harman.com.

 

 

 

 

 

The LG K Series Is A Cut Above The Rest At CES 2016

January 13th, 2016 by Christen

Last week at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, LG unveiled its K Series, a new affordable line of smartphones with advanced camera technology and amazing features of LG’s premium models.

 

LG K10

 

LG is offering the K series in two sizeable models, which varies depending on whether you get the phone with LTE or just 3G connectivity.  The larger K10 has a 5.3-inch HD screen and available with either 8GB or 16GB of internal storage. The smaller K7 features a 5-inch device with an 8 megapixel rear facing camera and available with 8 or 16GB of internal storage.

 

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Love Design? LG K Series smartphones is first to offer LG’s glossy pebble design language, a contemporary, stylish look with a curved, modern finish aimed at a younger audience. The glossy pebble design paired with LG’s new 2.5D Arc Glass creates a smooth and seamless smartphone with style that makes it look more expensive than what it is.

 

 

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Love selfies?  Both the LG K1o and K7 are powered by LG’s popular Gesture Shot and Gesture Interval Shot. Gesture Shot enables users to take photos simply by raising an open hand in front of the lens and then clenching it into a fist. Closing one’s hand twice automatically leads to the Gesture Interval Shot and will produce four consecutive photos. Both devices are equipped with Flash for Selfie on the front to help users capture priceless moments whenever, wherever the need might arise, even in the dark.

 

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Pricing details aren’t available at the moment but it’s assured that both the K10 and K7 will be priced competitively for the market.  What do you think about the new LG K series?  Love the design? Are you fond of the specs?  Are you waiting for pricing information to make your decision? For more on the LG K series get social with LG on Twitter, Facebook today or visit LG.com.

 

Trending In Tech: Five Innovations You Can Expect To See At CES 2016 #CES2016 #TrendingInTech

January 6th, 2016 by Christen

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It’s that time of the year where the latest and greatest innovations descend upon Las Vegas for the largest electronics show of the year – it’s CES 2016!  With over a million square feet of showroom floor space, hundreds of tech companies will introduce amazing tech trends in smart cars, personal travel, virtual reality and entertainment space.  The DivasandDorks.com team will be on the ground again this year covering the the best trends that will revolutionize the way you use technology in the future.  Discover the best tech trends sure to take off at  CES 2016 below!

 

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Let’s Get Tech Healthy

We’ve reached a new milestone in technology where mobile health is becoming more mainstream than ever before. Fueled by advanced sensors, low-power chips and battery-sipping wireless tech, a whole generation of devices is emerging for tracking health in realtime. Devices that monitor blood glucose levels, detailed sleep patterns and even body chemistry will be at CES 2016.

 

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The Evolution of Drones & Hoverboards

Just when you thought the Hoverboard reached its peak during the holiday season, get ready to see the next stage of personal travel technology at CES 2016.  Other forms of personal transportation will get the high-tech treatment as well, including so-called smart bikes, and we may even see the first drone that can carry actual passengers. The future of personal travel, is now!

 

Tech-Infused Style, Selfies And More Trending In Tech At CES 2015 

 

 

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Streaming Entertainment Goes Next Level

The biggest names in video streaming — Netflix and YouTube — will share huge news at CES. That alone tells you video services will have a large presence at the show, and the launch of Sling TV at last year’s show was definitely a sign of things to come.  Technology is changing the way we consume entertainment and you can expect new trends in streaming that will impact the way you watch documentaries, movies and your favorite shows soon!

 

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Homes Getting Smarter Than Ever Before

The home automation phenomena may not have taken off like wildfire yet, but that doesn’t mean smart home technologies are slowing down anytime soon.   Certainly there will be plenty of manufacturers boasting HomeKit and Amazon Echo compatibility, but it’ll be the practical, useful gadgets (think: sensors that detect floods or breakage, smart locks, etc) that will be the true breakouts this year.

 

Let’s Get Virtual

Virtual reality is poised for a huge breakout in 2016; we know this. The debut of Oculus Rift is imminent (and the latest version will be at CES), services (including Facebook) are already supporting 360-degree video and simpler viewers like Google Cardboard have whetted the appetite for immersive experiences.  And let’s not forget about VR’s cousins: 360-degree video and augmented reality. Camera systems — both simple and sophisticated — for capturing dynamic footage will be a big focus, and augmented reality systems could see a huge boost in popularity before you know it.

 

Looking for more breaking news and gadgets, gizmos and more found at CES 2016?  Visit DivasandDorks.com all week long and even connect with us on TwitterFacebookYouTube and more today!  You don’t want to miss the action from the largest tech trade show in the world – it’s CES 2016!

Tech-Infused Fashion, Selfie Accessories And More Trending In Tech At CES 2015 [Video] #CES2015

January 9th, 2015 by Christen

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From levitating gadgets that float in mid air to the ultimate in future travel – in this episode of Trending in Tech we’ll take a sneak peek at what the future in tech looks like and you’ll be surprised at how each of these innovations can affect the way you work, play and live. Check out a few noteworthy innovations from CES 2015 that’s sure to be the talk of the town all year long.

 

[Must Read:  CEA Innovation Winners: Best Of The Best At CES 2015]

 

 

 [Must Read: Four Fashionable Favorites Found At CES 2015]

 

Looking for more breaking news and gadgets, gizmos and more found at CES 2015?  Visit DivasandDorks.com all weekend long and even connect with us on TwitterFacebookYouTube and more today!  You don’t want to miss the action from the largest tech trade show in the world – it’s CES 2015!

 

 

CES 2015 Sneak Peek: New Gadgets, Gizmos And More (OH MY!) #CES2015

January 5th, 2015 by Christen

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It is CES 2015 and thousands of industry insiders, technology brands and  journalists have invaded Las Vegas on a quest to discover the latest and greatest in consumer electronics.  As you know, this isn’t my first rodeo at the consumer electronics show, after three years of checking out the best technology unveilings and announcements from brands like Samsung, LG, Belkin, Chevrolet and more = this year promises to be bigger and better than ever! Kicking off with CES Unveiled, check out just a sample of gadgets and gizmos and discover where the amazing wearable trend will take you next!

 

 

 

Emotia Smart Belt

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Looking for a little help trimming that post-holiday waist?  Making its’ CES Unveiled debut, the Emotia Smart Belt might just be the next accessory you need!  Equipped with small sensors, an accelerator and gyroscope, this Emotia Smart Belt will track your health and encourage you to keep active. It will also loosen up if you eat a bit too much.  (I know too many people that could use this technology right this moment – including myself >.<)

 

 

[Must Watch:  Trends from CES 2014: Gadgets and Gizmos with OnStar]

 

 

Smart ring by RING

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Smart watches are everywhere this season, if you want to switch up how you effectively control your smartphone / tablet – and stand out from a sea of smart watch straps, check out the smart ring, by RING!  This smart ring by RING allows you to control your smartphone or tablet using just gestures and movements in your hand.

 

 

Zensorium Being Smartwatch

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Want a smart watch that does more than track your steps and post-holiday weight?  The Zensorium Being offers more than just your typical smartwatch features. This wearable will read your mood and track your sleep patterns too.

 

[Must Read:  Take A Look Back With 2014 Trendspotting At CES]

The InBody Band

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Fitness trackers are ultimately what you make of it.  Depending on how deep you want to dive into the inner workings of your body, the InBody Band might just be the fitness tracker for you.  The InBody Band shares similar features with other fitness trackers, however 4 additional sensors on this device allow it to also calculate muscle mass, body mass index, and your body fat percentage.

 

 

The Garmin vívofit 2

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Looking for a little style to go with you quest for fitness band greatness?  The vívofit 2 features fitness tracking technologies and syncs wirelessly to Garmin Connect, Garmin’s free online fitness community. This device will continue to run 24/7 for up to 1 year without a battery change.  That’s stylishly huge!

 

Which of these smart wearables could you use towards your fitness goals this year?  Looking for more breaking news and gadgets, gizmos and more found at CES 2015?  Visit DivasandDorks.com all week long and even connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and more today!  You don’t want to miss the action from the largest tech trade show in the world – it’s CES 2015!

Mophie Space Pack Doubles Battery Life And Phone Storage

January 13th, 2014 by Christen

How would you like a battery pack that not only doubles your battery life but also doubles your phone storage?  Mophie announced the Mophie Space Pack at CES last week, promising the new battery pack would not only double your battery life but also your iPhone 5 or 5S’ storage capacity. 

Mophie Space Pack

The Space Pack boasts the same 1,700mAh battery as the Air, (its’ predicessor) both devices feel about the same.

The space pack, however comes in both 16GB and 32GB varieties, which will more than double your storage for photos, music, and movies. Mophie even goes a step further with an intuitive storage management system –  its own Space app to handle keeping up with your saved items. The TASK app is really intuitive: it’s immediately accessible to anyone who has used iOS 7. Music and movies can be played from within the app, and you can keep all your documents in one place on your phone — even ones the iPhone can’t read. You can’t autosync from outside the app, but it will pull in all your photos and files if you give it the correct prompt. And if you connect the device to your computer, it reads like any other hard drive.

The Mophie Space Pack is available for preorder on Mophie’s site for $149.95 for 16GB and $179.95 for 32GB. It’ll hit retail on March 14th.

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Best of CES 2014: The Gadgets and Gizmos You Need

January 10th, 2014 by Christen

I’m all about unique and exciting tech toys and it’s only right that we close out highlighting the Best of CES with a bang!

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Check out the final day of fun from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  For the fourth year in a row, DivasandDorks.com has been on the ground running to highlight only the biggest and brightest trends at CES 2014 – check out the video below with the best of CES gadgets and gizmos that you’ll want to own right away!

This year, we’ve partnered with OnStar and General Motors to bring the hottest trends in tech directly to a screen near you with daily “trendspotting” videos daily on Fastlane.GM.com and DivasandDorks.com.  From flying drones to energy-efficient smart bikes, there’s no shortage of ways to stay entertained with these tech toys that’s sure to be on your wish list soon.

 

For more #ConnectedByOnStar CES 2014 coverage, visit: http://fastlane.gm.com/event/ces2014/

MiPow Playbulb: Smart Home Lighting, Sound and Alarm Clock In One

January 10th, 2014 by Christen
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BRIGHT IDEA: A smart home accessory that combines, light, sound and Bluetooth capabilities – the MiPow Playbulb.

 

One of the most unique findings at CES 2014 was undoubtedly the MiPow Playbulb which is the perfect introductory step into making any home and connected home in seconds.  (Check out my video)  The MiPow Playbulb combines three home accessories (that you’re probably using already) and stores them into one compact gadget that you can control from any iOS device.  As a lightbulb, wireless Bluetooth speaker and alarm clock – the MiPow Playbulb relays that you don’t have to own the latest ultra high def television or talking refrigerator to enjoy the benefits of a connected home.

 

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Control your lighting and music from an iOS, Android or most other Bluetooth-enabled devices

The Playbulb is a fresh new Bluetooth Smart LED speaker light allowing you to combine you light with music and control both from your mobile device.  The familiar light bulb shaped design and technology delivers a combination of stylish looks and good function in one.  It’s wireless and cord-free, you simply screw it into any lamp-socket and operate it just like a normal light.  You can play music from your iOS, Android or most other Bluetooth-enabled devices and is an ideal accessory for student dorms, apartments or any small spaces in need of light and sound.

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As long as your mobile device supports Bluetooth, you can also stream music directly to the Playbulb. Just about any audio format will work. Simply stand within 30 feet of the light bulb, pair the devices and press play. The Playbulb’s speakers weren’t created to replace your home entertainment sound system, but if you use bedside nightstand lighting or desktop lighting in your home office – this accessory just may be the perfect fit for you and your home.

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Whether listening to music at home alone or hosting a small get-together, the Playbulb’s sound quality is just fine.  You can pair music with the Playbulb’s smart home alarm clock capabilities and begin your day the way that you want.   You can create “alarm schedules” that could play “Good Morning” by the John Legend – as your room gradually brightens in the morning, or Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata” as it dims at bedtime.

If you have a small space that could use compact, multitasking devices – the Playbulb is one of the more unique Bluetooth speakers on the market. The sound quality is moderate, but the novelty, functional design and convenience factors makes this device something worth looking at once it’s available later this year.  For more information visit mipow.com.

First Day CES Trends With Chevrolet #CES2014 #ConnectedByOnStar

January 8th, 2014 by Christen

For the fourth year in a row, DivasandDorks.com will be on the ground running to show you only the biggest and brightest stars that CES trends of 2014 has to offer.

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This year, we’ve partnered with OnStar and General Motors to bring the hottest trends in tech directly to a screen near you with daily “trendspotting” videos daily on Fastlane.GM.com and DivasandDorks.com.  Automotive technologies are one of the most buzzed about trends from International CES 2014, but driver aren’t the only ones benefiting from access to real time data about their lives.

Check out the full video featuring, Mimo, FitBit Flex and Valencell below:

 

Automotive technologies are one of the most buzzed about trends from International CES 2014, but driver aren’t the only ones benefiting from access to real time data about their lives.  DivasandDorks.com, is on the scene to take a closer look at the wearable technologies connecting users to better sleep, improved fitness and ultimately living well.

For more #ConnectedByOnStar CES 2014 coverage, please visit: http://fastlane.gm.com/event/ces2014/

 

 

What do you want to see from the CES 2014 show floors this year?  Tweet us at @DivasandDorks and we’ll get you the photos and news you need!

Follow all the CES fun with @DivasandDorks via #CES2014 #CesOnTrend and #ConnectedByOnStar

 

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The Tech Best Bets At CES 2014: (Wearables) Mimo Baby Monitor

January 8th, 2014 by Christen

LIVE from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we’re counting down only the best products and technologies of CES 2014.  Wearable technology is a huge trend this year, from smart watches to unique baby monitors – the best tech is about using real-time information to help users live their best lives today.  Throughout the Consumer Electronics Show, there have been plenty of announcements and over the top debuts of wearable technology devices for the entire family – check out one of the tech best bets of “wearables” seen at CES 2014, the Mimo Baby Monitor.

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Getting ready to interview Carson Darling, founder of tech company Rest Devices & Mimo.

 

MIMO BABY MONITOR

Intel, along with tech company Rest Devices, has begun the shipping process of a new product: Smart baby body suits called “Mimo.” You know, a baby onesie with an Internet connection.  Here’s how it works: Two green stripes run down the front of the outfit, acting as respiratory sensors. Additionally, a detachable turtle clip is used to insert another sensor to monitor the baby’s temperature, movement and body position. The outfits will send “updates” to an IOS or Android phone app about the above data as well as the baby’s respiratory patterns.  “You can look at your smartphone and know that everything is OK,” Carson Darling, founder of tech company Rest Devices.

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You can monitor your baby’s motion from your smartphone… I know this will be on my baby shower registry in the future.

 

The clothing part of the onesie has started production, however, the sensory clip won’t be available until summer. When that time comes, the starter kit will be available for $199 or $29 for a set of two onesies through Rest Devices website, Mimo baby or Amazon.

The Mimo Baby Monitor is ultimately for new parents who want to monitor their new baby without the “hovering parent” tendencies.  Carson mentioned that this will be the go-to device for new parents who value their (much deserved) sleep, and I’m sure the Mimo Baby Monitor will certainly be on baby shower registries this year.

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Long nights pacing back and forth with a baby? No thanks… I’ll get a Mimo!

 

What do you want to see from the CES 2014 show floors this year?  Tweet us at @DivasandDorks and we’ll get you the photos and news you need!

Follow all the CES fun with @DivasandDorks via #CES2014 #CesOnTrend and #ConnectedByOnStar

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