Altec Lansing


Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio

    Altec Lansing 'The Jacket' Bluetooth speaker pictures and eyes-on

    By 10 January 2013

    When we think of Altec Lansing it's car tech that immediately comes to mind. But things are a-changin'. Having just been acquired by an investment company, Altec Lansing was showing off some concept audio devices at this year's Consumer Electronics Show....

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing inMotion Air iMW725 review

    By 22 April 2011

    The iPhone dock is dead. Despite all the fuss surrounding iPod-iPhone-iPad docks over the past few years, it was inevitable that the very notion of sitting apart from a beloved phone would be the genre’s downfall (as well as the arrival of the “too...

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    Altec Lansing Octiv 650 announced, we go hands-on

    By 5 April 2011

    Altec Lansing has announced its latest docking solution for your iPod or iPhone - the subwoofer packing Octiv 650. Pocket-lint has been lucky enough to be in possession of this suave looking speaker for the last week or so (our full review will follow...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Octiv 450 review

    By 21 December 2010

    We've seen some brilliant custom iPad mod-jobs here at Pocket-lint that made the iPad into a nifty kitchen or bedroom based multimedia machine. But it's taken the manufacturers a while to clue on to the fact that we may want to do more than a Steve Job's...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Octiv 202 Dual Audio Dock review

    By 28 September 2010

    There is now a huge selection of audio docks on the market, but the ones that tend to stand out are the high-end models that boast impressive sonics, such as the Vita Audio R2i and Philips Fidelio DS9000, or those that have something a little bit different...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Orbit iM237 USB speaker review

    By 22 October 2009

    Let's face it, your laptop or netbook speakers are pretty drab aren't they? Unless you've opted for one of those Toshiba Qosmio's with the Hardon Karmen sound systems, chances are the noise you get isn't going to make it beyond your desk let alone give...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Altec Lansing BackBeat 903 Bluetooth headphones review

    By 16 April 2009

    We all want to rid ourselves of the wires when it comes to listening to music on the go, but are the Altec Lansing BackBeat 903 Bluetooth headphones the way to do it? We get listening, and talking, to find out. While these wireless headphones are pitched...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing iMT702 inMotion MAX iPod dock review

    By 3 April 2009

    The inMotion MAX measures 310 x 190 x 50mm with the dock drawer and stand folded away, so it is a pretty compact unit. As said, it features an iPod drawer which pops out of the front with the normal variety of inserts to best support your model of iPod...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Expressionist BASS FX3022WHT PC speakers review

    By 29 December 2008

    Altec Lansing's latest set of PC speakers ditches a separate subwoofer in favour of building it into the speakers themselves. Can it still deliver good sound? We get listening to find out. The Altec Lansing Expressionist BASS FX3022WHT PC speakers will...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Orbit iMT237 speaker review

    By 24 November 2008

    While built-in mobile phone speakers are getting better, there is no replacement for actually having a speaker to play your tunes through. But can the Altec Lansing Orbit iMT237 offer you that party moment on the go? We get listening to find out. Supposedly...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Altec Lansing iM500 iPod speakers review

    By 18 June 2008

    With the summer fast approaching you'll want to share your iPod's tunes in a hotel room, on the beach or at a picnic, so has the super thin updated iM500 speakers from Altec Lansing got what it takes to allow you to just that without adding too much to...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Altec Lansing Orbit speaker review

    By 25 October 2007

    Portable speakers need to be small if they are going to be truly portable. They should also allow you to share the music with the most people at a picnic or something. In steps the Altec Lansing Obit, a small round speaker that promises to give 360 degree...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Altec Lansing VS2421 2.1 speakers review

    By 23 October 2007

    Chances are you've still got the speakers that your computer shipped with. Chances are they aren't that great. Chances are Altec Lansing want to woo you with its latest offering - the VS2421. But can it? We get listening to find out. Claiming the speakers...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Altec Lansing InMotion mini for iPod Mini review

    By 23 February 2005

    If you’ve got an iPod mini, most of the separate speaker sets geared towards the fourth generation model should work with the addition of a slightly different moulded docking clip included in the box. Understanding this might be the case, Altec Lansing...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Altec lansing In Motion iM3 review

    By 8 February 2005

    You’ve got your iPod and now you want to share the love. We take a look at Altec Lansing’s iPod speaker set, the Altec Lansing In Motion iM3 to see if it matches both the hype and Altec Lansing’s reputation. This set has been designed for the fourth...