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Old November 10th, 2012, 05:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Listening to Music - Bluetooth or Portable Speaker?

I just purchased a tablet (Acer A500) to use on a trip overseas, and I want to listen to Internet Radio (Sirius) while in the hotel rooms. I am considering two options - buying a bluetooth headset or buying a small portable speaker. I have never used either before. I do not want to spend too much because I won't use them back home.

I realize I won't get great sound with either. Staples sells a little portable speaker called Ihome for about $20 that plugs into the devise by USB port and recharges itself, which seems handy. Since I have never used a bluetooth headset I am not sure how good it is in that situation - wifi to device then bluetooth.

Any thoughts on which would deliver better sound, and be more useful in hotel rooms or small apartments?

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