Remote TV speaker can save marriage

Wireless personal listening device

Brookstone

With so many wireless headphones available, one might wonder why anyone would want something like the "TV Hear" remote speaker. Basically, it's a wireless "personal" speaker with a 30-foot range that lets you listen to the telly without disturbing a sleeping spouse or anyone else within earshot of average volumes.

But some people still like to hear things in the open air, and Brookstone says there are other uses for this speaker, such as listening to the TV while you "bounce from room to room--trying to cook dinner, for example, while catching the evening news." We're still dubious whether it's worth $75, but we've certainly seen less practical personal gadgets, so everything's relative.

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    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

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