Technology is getting faster, smarter and more portable than ever — we can hardly keep up with it all! This week for Merchandise Monday, take a peek at some of the most recent releases from our favorite tech brands. We’re thrilled to be offering these in our awards catalog and hope that you’re just as excited to try out these new gadgets for yourself.
Galaxy Tab™ S2 9.7-Inch with Cover and 16GB Micro SD
The Galaxy Tab™ S2 9.7” is one of the sleekest Android tablets on the market, and it comes with high performance and a gorgeous AMOLED display.
Features of the Tab S2 9.7 include Quick Connect to watch shows directly from your Smart TV, video and photo sharing with your TV and SideSync to share files among your Samsung® tablet and smartphone.
Some key specs you’ll be interested in: a new and improved Octa-core processor, a MicroSD card slot (up to 128GB), Android™ 5.0 Lollipop OS, 32GB on-board memory, 2048 x 1536 QXGA resolution, fingerprint scanner, 8MP rear and 2.1 front cameras and built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.1.
iLive™ Wireless, Water-Resistant Speaker with Solar Panel
This is the wireless speaker’s answer to taking your audio outdoors and on any adventure. It’s not only wireless and water resistant, it’s also solar-powered, so you never have to worry about losing a charge while out of the house. Take it camping, tailgating, on road trips — or simply keep it at home so you can tune into your fave jams indoors or in the backyard.
Features of the speaker include Bluetooth®, 3.5mm audio input, Micro-USB for battery recharge, 60’ wireless range, IPX4 water resistant, solar panel 5V and battery life of about 3 hours.
BEM Bluetooth® Beanie
With wearable technology you can enjoy your gadgets without the hassle of holding them secure in your hand or pocket while you go about your day. The new Bluetooth® Beanie acts as a headset and hands-free mic so you can listen to your tunes, make calls and even work out in a sweat-proof and water-resistant hat that’s just as unassuming as it is functional.
The Beanie features a built-in 8-hour rechargeable battery, a built-in remote and 40’ wireless range. Tech compartments are removable so you can easily wash the cap.
BEM Speaker Band
With the Speaker Band, you can actually wear your speaker. Listen to your tunes on the go, on a bike or virtually anywhere, all from a speaker right on your wrist. Take and make a call in the car while you stay hands-free and focused on the road. The Speaker Band connects to your Bluetooth®-enabled devices and features voice recognition, spoken audio caller ID and a built-in rechargeable battery that can hold 6 hours of talk time.
Additional features include soft-touch wristband, Micro USB charging port and easy-access button controls.
Marley™ Chant Mini Bluetooth® Speaker
Made for the environmentally conscious tech lover, Marley™’s products combine craftsmanship with stewardship.
The Chant Mini Bluetooth® Speaker is made with blended bio-plastic, silicone and recyclable aluminum housings. It provides up to 6 hours of wireless play and features a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and USB charging cable. Plus, there’s a built-in microphone so you can take calls just as easily as you jam out to your fave tunes.
Roku® 4 Streaming Player
The latest and greatest Roku® gives you access to tons of great content whether you’re subscribing to channels or simply searching the streams. With over 2,500 channels and 300,000 movies and TV episodes to choose from, there’s never a need to “run out” to rent a movie or catch up on a show at your friend’s house.
Special features you’ll get in the Roku 4 include enhanced picture quality with advanced upscaling, which ensures your TV’s resolution will be optimized, as well as voice search and remote finder functions. Bonus: The included headphones attach right into the improved remote so you can watch any time of day — or night — without disturbing others.