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If you’re a fan of We Got Kidz, I’m sure you’re well aware of my family’s love of music and dancing. In a lot of our YouTube videos you can catch us having impromptu dance parties and “shaking our tail feather” to our favorite jams. We just love music and believe that a good playlist can be the soundtrack of our lives.

Last year I was able to test and giveaway SOL REPUBLIC’s on-ear headphones. I rarely leave the house to go to the grocery store without a good playlist; and when I received my SOL REPUBLIC headphones last year, I started trying to find reasons to leave the house so that I could rock my headphones and listen to my music the way it’s supposed to be listened to.

Well, SOL REPUBLIC is back at it again having sent me one of their newest music delivery devices: the wireless Motorola portable Bluetooth speaker called the SOL Republic Deck. Priced at $200 (currently marked down to $149.99) this is the Cadillac of portable speakers… in a compact car body.

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The Deck’s bold physical features and design clearly scream for the younger set coming in neon yellow, blue, red, and black and boasting a huge SOL logo that lights up when your phone rings. Yes, you read that correctly. The Deck lights up when your phone rings and you have the option of using the Deck’s speakers to answer your phone calls.

I use this feature frequently as the husband loves to interrupt me and the kid’s music listening calling frequently throughout the day to check on the twins and me. Now the twins can get in on the conversation!

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Needless to say, the Deck would make the perfect gift for your teen heading off to college, or your tween who’s recently fallen hard for sitting in her room and blasting her favorite tunes while she studies.

I think the best feature – which plays into the younger set’s love of social media – is the Deck’s social listening feature called Heist Mode which enables you to pair up to five devices to the Deck.

So say Bobby has a few friends over and they want to listen to some jams (if that’s what they call it these days). With Heist Mode enabled, any of the friends can interrupt a song with a song choice of their own. Everyone can be a DJ!  (Which may annoy you, but Bobby and his friends will think it’s the dopest thing ever.)

Let me not forget about the most important part of the speaker’s features: the sound. It’s absolutely amazing. Even at the loudest setting (which I have a tendency to set it on) you can’t hear any vibration, rattling, or interference. It’s clear as a bell. The way the speaker is set up, (vertically) you can place the Deck anywhere you like and it fills the entire room with sound. It’s so amazing what technology can do these days.

Here’s a super cute “trailer” showcasing me and the family’s experience with the SOL REPUBLIC Deck:

 

I, of course, want you and your family to be able to get in on the fun as well; so below you have the opportunity to enter for your chance to win a SOL REPUBLIC Deck of your own!

SOL REPUBLIC Deck Review and Back-to-school Giveaway!


Winner has been chosen! Congratulations Ashley Wood!! Check your inbox for prize claim instructions.


 

53 Comments

  1. Trevor M.
    September 1, 2014 at 9:36 pm — Reply

    I would keep it, but share it with my family.

  2. Jennifer S
    September 1, 2014 at 12:55 am — Reply

    I would keep it for myself

  3. steve weber
    August 31, 2014 at 10:57 pm — Reply

    I would share this with my girlfriend- would be perfect for the beach.

  4. joanna
    August 31, 2014 at 8:46 pm — Reply

    I would give it to my son

  5. shelby
    August 31, 2014 at 3:46 pm — Reply

    i would keep it for myself!

  6. Amanda S
    August 31, 2014 at 8:13 am — Reply

    i would keep it

  7. Laura J
    August 29, 2014 at 1:44 am — Reply

    I would use it for our family, and I know my son would love to use it at work!

  8. nikolas alexander
    August 28, 2014 at 6:18 pm — Reply

    keeping that baby for myself!

  9. vandango33
    August 28, 2014 at 5:57 pm — Reply

    If I won I'd give it to my brother!

  10. DailyWoman (Lacey)
    August 26, 2014 at 9:31 pm — Reply

    If I win I will probably give it to my husband.

  11. Jonah J.
    August 26, 2014 at 11:53 am — Reply

    Oh, I'm keeping it. Can't have enough speakers, I'd say.

  12. sohamolina1969
    August 25, 2014 at 6:10 pm — Reply

    I'd give them to my husband.

  13. Crystal S
    August 24, 2014 at 9:23 pm — Reply

    I will give it as a gift to my husband!

  14. Mark Williams
    August 24, 2014 at 2:50 pm — Reply

    keep it

  15. feathermaye
    August 24, 2014 at 1:45 pm — Reply

    I think I would use it as a Christmas gift for one of our kids.

  16. Lee
    August 24, 2014 at 7:06 am — Reply

    will keep it for myself,thank you

  17. kelly g
    August 24, 2014 at 12:13 am — Reply

    I'd keep it for myself

  18. Joe
    August 23, 2014 at 8:22 pm — Reply

    it would be a gift

  19. Rachel Rueff
    August 23, 2014 at 7:57 pm — Reply

    I may keep it but may give it to my daughter.

  20. August 23, 2014 at 3:59 pm — Reply

    Would give it to my 10 year old daughter

  21. Shaila F.
    August 23, 2014 at 3:39 pm — Reply

    I will keep it myself, ever since my cheap mobile speaker broke I have really really wanted a new one! It would be great to have

  22. Tim C
    August 23, 2014 at 2:28 pm — Reply

    Keep it for myself, i deserve the finer things in life.

  23. Lori B
    August 23, 2014 at 2:25 pm — Reply

    I would keep this for myself I have wanted one

  24. Austin Baroudi
    August 23, 2014 at 12:35 pm — Reply

    I'd keep it for myself!

  25. Walter Van Tine
    August 23, 2014 at 12:27 pm — Reply

    Mine!

  26. William Stewart
    August 23, 2014 at 12:09 pm — Reply

    I'd keep it for myself.

  27. Luisa
    August 23, 2014 at 11:48 am — Reply

    I'm sharing with the family!

  28. betty rudy
    August 23, 2014 at 11:44 am — Reply

    I would share it with my kids. Music is a BIG part of our life , we're always dancing and singing just having fun!

  29. Jennifer Hill
    August 23, 2014 at 11:39 am — Reply

    Awesome. I would give it as a gift to my son!!

  30. Joshua Kohl
    August 23, 2014 at 2:39 am — Reply

    I would keep it for myself!

  31. Robin Cabrini
    August 23, 2014 at 2:21 am — Reply

    I will give it to someone AWESOME! It will go under the Christmas tree for my daughter, this is already on her list! I would love nothing more than to see her happy face when she opens this!

  32. William Campbell
    August 22, 2014 at 12:55 pm — Reply

    the family will share it! 🙂

  33. Tammy S
    August 22, 2014 at 9:36 am — Reply

    If I won I would keep it for myself. I would love to be able to listen to my music anywhere I wanted.

  34. karla
    August 21, 2014 at 10:12 pm — Reply

    I would give them to my son,he woudl flip!

  35. Suzanne Giroux
    August 21, 2014 at 8:26 pm — Reply

    I would give it to my daughter.

  36. August 21, 2014 at 8:10 pm — Reply

    I've just started my search for an awesome bluetooth speaker to use in my classroom. This looks perfect but with that pricetag I'd need some more help as a new teacher to get it!

  37. Edmond
    August 21, 2014 at 7:59 pm — Reply

    OMG, perfect for my niece BD gift which I can't afford. . Thanks for the awesomeness, the contest, & generosity. Dear Santa: I have been nice. My X-Mas wish this year is to win this contest.

  38. rusthawk
    August 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm — Reply

    If I win I will gift them to my son.

  39. Pat Nolan
    August 21, 2014 at 5:25 pm — Reply

    Keep for myself

  40. Arena Thompson
    August 21, 2014 at 4:43 pm — Reply

    keep it for myself! I need one bad!

  41. leaveit2ashley
    August 21, 2014 at 4:10 pm — Reply

    If I won I would be giving it to my 11 yr old twins. We love music and this would be an awesome gift!

  42. Marissa
    August 21, 2014 at 2:37 pm — Reply

    Keep! I need one of these so bad! I love being able to listen to music where ever I am

  43. Gord
    August 21, 2014 at 11:17 am — Reply

    I will be keeping this for myself.

  44. Kerri Poling
    August 21, 2014 at 11:08 am — Reply

    Yeah, gonna have to say, IT'S MINE! LOL

  45. Lisa Williams
    August 21, 2014 at 10:50 am — Reply

    I want to keep it because it's awesome but I have to admit I have a soft spot for my techie son and I know I'll end up giving it to him because I love him.

  46. Adrianne B
    August 21, 2014 at 9:55 am — Reply

    If I win the SolRepublic Deck, I would give it to my daughter.

  47. Kelly Maxwell
    August 21, 2014 at 8:23 am — Reply

    I would keep it for myself!

  48. Dish
    August 21, 2014 at 8:04 am — Reply

    I would definitely keep for myself but would use it to play music for the two hockey teams that I manage

  49. Fran Bott
    August 21, 2014 at 7:49 am — Reply

    I am tempted to keep this for myself, that is if I can kkeep it form the grandchildren.

  50. August 20, 2014 at 9:31 pm — Reply

    I would keep it!

  51. Lindsey Calubayan
    August 20, 2014 at 9:06 pm — Reply

    I would give this to my brother!

  52. natalie
    August 20, 2014 at 7:17 pm — Reply

    If I won this speaker I would give it to my brother.

  53. Joebones
    August 20, 2014 at 2:29 pm — Reply

    If I win my daughter will be given the speaker as it's her first year in college

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