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JBL Tour Pro 2 earbuds come with a charging case that has a touchscreen display

The new JBL Tour Pro 2 earbuds are a set of premium wireless audio buds with support for active noise cancellation Bluetooth 5.3 LE Audio, and up to 10 hours of battery life. What makes them really stand out though is the “smart charging case” that comes with the earbuds. It has a 1.45 inch touchscreen display […]

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Daily Deals (10-01-2021)

JBL is running a Holiday kick-off sale on audio products including headphones and earbuds, and Amazon is getting on the action with a sale on select JBL headphones. You can save up to 50% on select products. Here are some of the day’s best deals. Headphones JBL headphone & earbuds sale – Amazon JBL Holiday […]

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Lilbits: Nova Launcher 7, Windows 11 on Raspberry Pi, and Locast loses lawsuit, stops streaming TV channels

For the past few years an organization called Locast has been allowing folks in select US markets to stream broadcast TV over the internet for a “donation” of $5 or more per month. The company was betting that it could avoid licensing deals with TV networks and sidestep US copyright law by claiming it was […]

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Lilbits: Windows Voice Typing, LG Wing, and Asus PN50 mini PC

Microsoft is rolling out a new preview build of Windows 10 to members of the Windows Insider program, and it brings a bunch of text and character input updates. There’s an improved touch keyboard rolling out to some testers, a new emoji picker for everyone (with a new design and animated GIF support), and Microsoft […]

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JBL’s $250 Link View smart display with Google Assistant goes up for preorder

And then there were two. Just a few days after Lenovo began selling the first smart display featuring Google Assistant, JBL has begun taking preorders for its own veesion. The JBL Link View was first unveiled at CES im January, and it should begin shipping in September. You can preorder one now from JBL’s website […]

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JBL Link Bar crams Android TV and Google Assistant into a soundbar

JBL launched a line of smart speakers with Google Assistant baked in last year. Now the company is going a step further with a new TV soundbar that not only works like a Google Assistant-powered smart speaker. It’s also an Android TV device that brings Google’s media streaming software to your TV. The JBL Link […]

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Google Assistant comes to “smart displays” (smart speakers with touchscreen displays)

Smart speakers are everywhere at the Consumer Electronics Show… but they don’t all look like speakers. Google has announced that its Google Assistant voice service is now a voice-and-visual service and companies including Lenovo, LG, JBL, and Sony are introducing “smart displays” with Google Assistant integration. They’re basically smart speakers that respond to voice commands, […]

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JBL Link speakers with Google Assistant coming soon for $150 and up

Google announced yesterday that third-party smart speakers with Google Assistant features were on the way. But by announcing that Anker, Movoi, and Panasonic were making three of the first, the company sort of made it sound like we might have to wait a while for more to be announced. It turns out we only had […]