As far as wireless speaker functionality goes it comes with all the bells and whistles you’d expect, like an eight hour rechargeable battery and speakerphone functionality. But unlike the Jambox, the $US180 Shoqbox can easily shrug off the occasional tumble, and it’s water proof so a little rain or the occasional splash won’t put it out of commission.
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