Roker®Sound Cube Portable Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Speaker

Screen Shot 2014-03-13 at 3.06.35 PMThere are many inexpensive decent quality Bluetooth speakers out there. Many of them, however, compromise on the sound quality in order to be incredibly affordable. The Roker Sound Cube speaker manages to get the sound quality that you would normally expect from much bigger brand-name speakers at the fraction of the price that those speakers sell for.

One of the first things you notice about this speaker, and rightfully so, is its incredibly strong and crisp sound. The bass notes were rich and well shaped, and at high volume it was hard to listen due to its incredible loudness.

Pairing with my iPhone was a breeze. Bluetooth has come a long way and it’s now almost as good as any other wireless transmitting standard, especially for casual listening.

The speaker is fairly well built. Th bottom and the top are rubberized, and they grip easily to almost any surface. The sides of the speakers are made out of metal grille and look pretty cool. There seem to be three different color options for this speaker, but to my eye the all-black looks by far the best. As already mentioned, this speaker is really small and it fits easily into almost any environment, especially when used in a completely wireless manner.

The speaker uses a micro USB input for charging. You can charge it by connecting it to your computer, or by using a stand-alone charger. Charging speeds will depend on whether you are using the 1 A or 2.1 A charger, and it could take anywhere between two to four hours. Single charge is sufficient for many hours of listening, and it will (naturally) depend on how loudly you use it.

The speaker has a speakerphone option, but I am not a big fan of speakerphones in general, so I was not really impressed with this one either. However, it is nice to have that option in case I ever need it.

Overall, this is a great little speaker, especially considering the price. Highly recommended.


Bojan Tunguz

Bojan Tunguz was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, which he and his family fled during the civil war for the neighboring Croatia. Over the past two decades he has studied, lived and worked in the United States. He is a theoretical physicist with degrees from Stanford and University of Illinois. Tunguz has taught physics at several prominent liberal arts colleges and has been writing about physics, science and technology for more than a decade. He also has a wide spectrum of interests, and reads and writes about current events, society, culture, religion and politics. Over the years he has reviewed many of the books that he has read, and posted his reviews on various online outlets. In 2011 he had become a top 10 reviewer on, where he continues to be very active. Aside from reading and writing, Tunguz enjoys traveling, digital photography, hiking, and fitness. He resides with his wife in Indiana. You can follow my review updates on the following pages as well: Facebook: Twitter: Google+:

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  1. Bob Voyner June 17, 2014 Reply

    The cube will not stay connected to the bluetooth on my computer!!!!
    It connects and then drops off, do I need to do something in settings or setup?
    my OS is win 8.1.. HELP

  2. thomas santella August 29, 2014 Reply

    MY SPEAKER worked for one day and now cannot pair to my iPhone, DO NOT BUY

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