One of the unusual things about our new house is that it has an indoor Endless Pool. I never thought that I’d have a pool inside my house, but I’m certainly not complaining that I do. Swimming is a good, low-impact exercise, and something that I really enjoy (even if I’m not all that good at it). The kids love being in the pool when there’s snow outside, so that’s fun, too. But while I’m floating (ahem, swimming) around, I love to listen to some lively music. What to do about streaming my music near a body of water?
Last summer, Philips gave me a Shoqbox Portable Bluetooth Speaker to try out and, although I haven’t shared about it, I have been using it non-stop. I love it. It’s splash-proof and sand-proof, making it ideal for the beach, or a hike, or sitting by your pool (indoor or outdoor, of course). It will survive a quick dip in the water, as long as you catch it before it’s in there too long (or goes too deep), but it really shines in wet or dusty environments where you don’t want to bring your phone or portable radio.Continue Reading »