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It’s no secret that my family loves music. I mention it often. You almost always find music playing in my house, in at least one room. I would sooner listen to music then watch most television. My oldest son is quite talented musically, and hopes to have a career in the music industry. We love to go to shows when possible. There’s nothing like seeing a band live. I prefer smaller clubs, and always aim for the front row. Volbeat. Trivium. Digital Summer. Oleander. All shows I was front row for in the past year. In years prior add in Hinder, Rev Theory, Theory of a Deadman, Nonpoint, Faktion, Motley Crue and many others. And those are just shows I was front row for. There are many others I attended but was further back.
After the show, when when you get home, there’s nothing like putting on a CD from the band you saw and blasting it through the house, enjoying the music and remembering the live experience through memories and pictures (if you’re lucky). Wireless technology is making that easier. I fell in love with wireless technology for music earlier this year. If you haven’t experience it, be sure not to miss Best Buy Audio Fest this year.
What is Audio Fest? It’s an event taking place in all best Buy stores from August 3 to August 30, 2014. Best Buy will be gathering the best offers on the best products to help you enhance your home entertainment experience. You can either create a new system, or get help upgrade an existing one by adding additional components, speakers and headphones. One whole month of nothing but deals, special and events all dedicated to one thing – audio.
One of the products that will be a part of Best Buy’s Audio Fest this August is the Samsung SHAPE Wireless Audio System, designed to let users listen to, share and experience music how they live. Samsung Shape™ Wireless Audio is an exciting way to listen to, share and experience music.
Samsung SHAPE Wireless Audio is an expandable system that allows your music to follow you anywhere in your house. Play one song in any or all rooms, or different songs in different room from any number of speakers. Along with your own music, top content providers include: Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify, tunein, amazon cloudplayer, and tracks. The SHAPE Wireless Audio System gives you the freedom to control volume, streaming services and playlists, or switch to a speaker in a different room. However you enjoy your music, Samsung Shape™ Wireless Audio makes it happen.
I am very exited that we’ll be adding two new pieces from the Samsung SHAPE Wireless Audio System to our home very soon. Obviously I can’t share my thought on them yet, as they aren’t here yet. But I am so happy that they’re coming I wanted to share them with you, along with their main features.
The first piece we’re getting is the Samsung WAM-551 M5 Wireless Audio Speaker. Check it out!
The WAM-551 M5 Wireless Audio Speaker is compatible with IOS 4.3 and above, as well as Android 2.3 and above.
The speaker can be connected with the built in Wi-Fi, allowing you to access all your Smart Blu-ray features and apps wirelessly. You can also sync and stream content to other devices as well, such as PCs, smartphones, tablets and cameras using Samsung AllShare.
The speaker can also wirelessly connect your mobile devices to your Home Samsung Shape™ Wireless Speaker System with Bluetooth®. The System functions as a Bluetooth® speaker for portable devices so that you can stream music from your smartphone, tablet or computer.
This stereo speaker can go anywhere, thanks to an autogyro that allows it to stand vertically. Paired in a left/right speaker setup, this system delivers incredible stereo sound.
DUAL BAND WI-FI
Wi-Fi connects your music to one or more speakers in a single or multiple rooms. Wirelessly send music where you want to hear it. Great, sound quality on a wide variety of devices. Dual Band Wi-Fi produces a stronger signal to have more a seamless experience.
BLUETOOTH® 3.0 AND NFC ENABLED
Send music from your Bluetooth enabled smartphone, tablet, computer and Samsung TV directly to a Shape speaker. Simply tap to connect with your NFC enabled devices and establish instant wireless connectivity.
Minimize clutter by wirelessly connecting your Samsung Shape™ Speaker to your TV and other devices with TV SoundConnect™. Instantly start enjoying movies and streaming music with more impactful sound.*
SHAPE MULTIROOM LINK COMPATIBLE
The Shape functions as another speaker for your home when connected with the Shape Multiroom System, which connects all your compatible speakers. Set the Shape up in any room and take complete control of your favorite music.
SHAPE MULTIROOM APP
The App gives you total control of your music. Simply download the Android or Apple iOS App. Start the App, set up your speakers and select a song. Listen to the same music or different music in every room. Control the volume in one room or every room with your smart devices.
Drag and Drop what you want to hear where you want to hear it. Simply drag and drop the music to the selected room for easy enjoyment.
Bring all your music together in one place. Listen to music from your personal library. Discover millions of songs from internet radio and streaming services such as Pandora, Rhapsody, iTunes, TuneIn. Group Play/Party Mode Using the Hub and the App, you have incredible flexibility in how you choose to play your music. Play one song in one room, multiple rooms or different songs in each room. All from different sources.
The second piece we’re getting is the Samsung Wireless speaker HUB.
The Samsung Wireless speaker HUB allows users to easily connect Samsung wireless speakers with select Apple® and Android devices for wide-ranging compatibility. The HUB provides multiple device capability so you can connect more than one device simultaneously, creating a whole-home audio solution.
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This August be sure to visit a Best Buy store for Audio Fest and test & try the latest & greatest in audio. It’ll all be there, from portable Bluetooth speakers and headphones, to home theater solutions and car audio. Let Best Buy teach you how to upgrade your sound; so you can LOVE THE WAY YOU LiSTEN!