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Bem Wireless Speaker Band is wearable fun: A TUAW Video Review

Everybody is getting on the wearable tech bandwagon these days, so it's not surprising that audio accessory manufacturer Bem Wireless decided to create the Speaker Band (US$49.99). It's a Bluetooth speaker that just happens to reside on your wrist, and it comes in six fun colors. And if you're someone who has always wanted a Dick Tracy Wrist Radio, your ship has just come in. We're also giving one away, so be sure to fill out the giveaway form at the end of this post.

Specifications

  • 6 hours of talk time on a single charge
  • Works with Siri, acts as a speakerphone, and has spoken caller ID
  • Comfortable silicone wrist strap
  • Charges through USB to micro-USB cable (included)
  • Includes play/pause, answer, skip and reverse buttons
  • Weight: 2.0 ounces (56.7 grams)

Conclusion

OK, so it's not a Pebble watch or the mythical iWatch, but the Speaker Band provides is solid audio functionality without a big price tag. Bem Wireless should be commended for providing an inexpensive, fun, and usable iPhone accessory that anyone can afford and use.

Rating: 3-1/2 stars out of 4 stars possible

Giveaway

And now, what everybody has been waiting for -- the giveaway! Here are the rules for the giveaway:

  • Open to legal US residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 18 and older.
  • To enter, fill out the form below completely and click or tap the Submit button.
  • The entry must be made before May 27, 2014 11:59PM Eastern Daylight Time.
  • You may enter only once.
  • One winner will be selected in a random drawing and will receive a Bem Wireless Speaker Band valued at $49.99
  • Click Here for complete Official Rules.

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