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Richard Chao
09-29-2012, 05:53 AM
<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.trustedreviews.com/aq-smart-speaker-with-apple-airplay_Portable-Audio_review' target='_blank'>http://www.trustedreviews.com/aq-sm...le-Audio_review</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"At first glance the AQ Audio SmartSpeaker may seem like a smart but somewhat unremarkable portable wireless/AirPlay speaker in the vein of the JawBone Jambox or Audyssey Lower East Coast."</em></p><p><img height="400" src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/wpt/auto/1348893152.usr117680.jpg" style="border: 0;" width="600" /></p><p>If you own any iDevices or like to wirelessly stream music from iTunes, the AQ's SmartSpeaker is a great modern looking unit you may want to take a good look at. &nbsp;Unlike the JamBox, the SmartSpeaker eschews bluetooth for AirPlay. &nbsp;This change allows the SmartSpeaker to not only stream music from iPod Touches, iPads or iPhones but from iTunes as well. &nbsp;</p><p>For those of you who do not want to use a device made by Apple, connection to the speaker is also available via the 3.5mm port. &nbsp;Android and DLNA support are in the works in addition to direct connect. &nbsp;No word if this capability will require a purchase of new speaker or will the hardware be capable of supporting the new firmware. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p>