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Posted on Tuesday 6 March 2018 by HoldenM

Hello Applevis readers. Today I would like to review for you a product called the Subpac m2X, hereafter referred to as the Subpac. This device is one of the greatest audio accessories I have ever found. I watch a lot of Youtube channels specifically about different products, and I love headphone and speaker reviews. It gives me something...

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Posted on Saturday 9 December 2017 by mnoelle

Have you ever thought about transforming your unused cassette player into a modern day Bluetooth speaker? If so, you're in luck! Introducing the Ion Audio Bluetooth Cassette Adapter. Although its main purpose is to be used in a car stereo with a cassette deck, you can use this adapter in a home cassette player as well. Even if your cassette...

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Posted on Monday 20 November 2017 by Elena Brescacin

Searching for new ideas from technology world, I have encountered a German startup called Lofelt, with a very interesting project: it's called The Basslet, a wearable bracelet made "for feeling music" through vibrations and haptics. It's called, subwoofer for your body. Of course, it is no promise for allowing completely deaf people to hear...

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Posted on Sunday 29 October 2017 by jcdjmac

This year, I was able to purchase the Hooke Verse, which are a pare of wireless headphones that incorperates Binaural 3D Audio recording and playback through it's app, which is 100% accessible with VoiceOver. Below is my overall review from a VoiceOver users perspective, but in a positive way.

When I first received the unit, I pared it...

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Posted on Wednesday 25 October 2017 by kevinchao89

As some may be aware, Bose released their version of the Apple AirPods, which are called: Bose SoundSport Free. I decided to see how they compare to the Apple AirPods, which I’ve found to be the best earphones I’ve ever used.

I’m a person who is blind and uses VoiceOVer on iOS and MacOS.

Unfortunately, it seems that there are...

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Posted on Tuesday 26 September 2017 by Trilobite27

The Bose Sound Link Micro is Bose’s newest and smallest speaker to date. It is roughly square about 10 cm across and in height. It is about 3cm in depth. The speaker is perfectly pocketable weighing just under 300 grams. The exterior is a very soft and tough silicone rubber available in three colours. Black, Dark blue and Orange.
It has...

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Posted on Wednesday 13 September 2017 by Doug

I've been using a remote control for a few months and others might find this useful as well.

The ckeyin (spelled c k e y i n) remote easily fits in the palm of the hand and is about the size of the Creative audio MP3 device and about the same shape.  Most folks will likely never have seen the creative offering which died out about 10...

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Posted on Friday 30 June 2017 by Travis Roth

The Actilino, a Braille display sold by Handy Tech and sold in the U.S. by Triumph Technologies, is the latest portable Braille display to hit the market with first shipments in the U.S. received in June 2017. The Actilino falls in the “smart Braille display” category as along with being a display it has some built in features such as...

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Posted on Monday 26 June 2017 by mehgcap

What if I told you that you could have a tiny device you can use to control the music, audio books, or podcasts on your iPhone or iPad? Nice, right? No fumbling with on-screen buttons, no limited AirPod controls, no missing the rewind function on your Aftershokz headset. But what if I then told you that this same device can be a remote...

21 Comments : Last update or comment 9 months 6 days ago.
Posted on Tuesday 13 June 2017 by Scott Davert


In our ever-expanding world of technology, we have also experienced an ever-expanding need for more cables and, more specifically, USB powered charging devices. And while we're at it, also more of those power bricks that go with our technology to charge it through AC power. Unless, you have something which can charge...

1 Comments : Last update or comment 11 months 4 weeks ago.