By TWICE Staff On Mar 12 2012 - 4:01am
iHome Adds To Disney Line
RAHWAY, N.J. —
iHome has added to its line of Disney-
themed audio accessories.
The portable weather-resistant speaker cases are
designed to be used with any audio source with a
headphone jack. A clear window provides access to
Four designs are offered: Phineas and Ferb, Minnie
Mouse, Kermit the Frog, and Jack from “The Nightmare
They are currently available for $39.99.
Logitech Bows Business Buds
FREMONT, CALIF. —
Logitech today introduced enterprise-
grade BH320 USB stereo ear buds.
Developed specifically for the business market, the
ear buds are the first ear buds to be qualified as “Optimized
for Microsoft Lync,” a designation from Microsoft
for communications devices that “provide a high quality
user experience, with ‘just works’ installation, rich audio
and video, and a lower total cost of ownership.”
The buds feature a black finish and brushed aluminum
accents, weigh slightly more than 1 ounce and
ship with a travel pouch. They feature in-line controls
for volume up, volume down, mute, call answer and
Compatible with major unified communications
(UC) platforms, the BH320 ear buds use five-band
parametric equalization on both the microphone and
speaker paths for optimal sound quality that closely
matches the experience of normal speech in the same
room, according to Logitech. Active echo cancellation
improves intelligibility and a 6-foot cord allows for an
increased range of movement during calls.
The Logitech BH320 USB stereo ear buds will ship
in late March with a suggested price of $79.99 from
resellers who specialize in the business-to-business
BARCELONA, SPAIN —
Sennheiser took the wraps
off two new models in its Mobile Music wireless headset
The over-the-ear MM 450-X and on-ear MM 550-
X feature Apt-X wireless technology, the company’s
NoiseGard 2.0 active noise-canceling technology,
and its TalkThrough feature, designed for one-button
external mic activation.
For devices that don’t support Apt-X technology,
both headsets will automatically switch to Bluetooth,
Sennheiser said. The MM 550-X adds SRS Wow HD
technology, said to provide stronger bass and greater
Both will be available in March. Pricing wasn’t given.
Turtle Beach Launches Site
To Share Headset Presets
ELMSFORD, N.Y. —
Turtle Beach launched a website
that allows gamers to share the custom presets
developed with the company’s headphones.
The Audio Presets Community website, at www.turtlebeach.com/presets.aspx
, lets PX5, XP500 and Delta
headset users upload their own custom presets to share
with other gamers. The site will also include presets developed
by Turtle Beach and official game developers, the
company said, along with training videos on how to create
presets using the Advanced Sound Editor software.