updated 11:17 pm EDT, Sat March 29, 2014
Square notifying users of upcoming card reader replacement
Square, a mobile payment service, has begun to notify its existing customers that they can receive the latest Square reader for free. The redesigned Square card reader is 45 percent thinner than the original, and will be replacing the previous model as the standard device, with the former to be no longer supported. Users can receive their new Square reader for free by signing into their web dashboard.
Pyle Audio's Street Blaster boombox speaker introduced
Pule Audio has introduced its latest Bluetooth speaker with Near Field Communication technology, the Street Blaster. Offering compatibility with both Android and iOS devices, the Street Blaster features a high-powered cylindrical speaker housing, built-in digital amplifier, and LED lights that blink and pulse to played music.
Intended for DJs who desire a powerful yet portable product, the Street Blaster provides four hours of playing time, and includes battery level indicators for charge monitoring. In addition to Bluetooth and NFC connectivity, the unit features an AUX input for wired connection to iPods, tablets, MP3 players, and computers. Microphone and guitar inputs offer further versatility, and users can adjust treble, bass, echo, volume, microphone and guitar levels for optimal sound. Available now, the Street Blaster is priced at $250.