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The Orbit Bluetooth Speaker is a portable device that you pair with your smartphone (or any other Bluetooth enabled device) to play music pretty much anywhere.
After a few hours of recharging with a USB cable connected to my computer, that cute little thing - less that three inches tall - will provide you with up to five hours of playback time.
Connection is very easy. After the initial (and easy) pairing, you just turn on the Orbit and it will connect to your phone in less than two seconds. Your device is not Bluetooth enabled? No problem. You can connect with the UX jack to use it with any device.
The rugged rubberized skin allows you to bring your music pretty much any occasion, like camping, on your patio with friends or in your backyard around a bone fire.
I personally use it in my car. The radio in our old beater that we use as a second car is not Bluetooth enabled and don’t even have an AUX connection. CDs? I don’t have that anymore. Once fired up, I can enjoy my MP3s as I am driving.
There even is a "phone" button and a microphone so you can turn it into an handless device. One driving-and-talking ticket saved and the 50-60$ speaker has been paid for.
As far as the sound quality goes, it’s obviously not a $1,000 audio chain. But for it’s size and portability, the sound quality of the Altec Lansing iMW355-BLK Orbit Bluetooth Speaker is quite impressive.