Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 review

    By 27 March 2013

    Sorry, can you speak up a bit - said, perhaps a little too loudly. We've recently had a fairly ear-splitting experience with a portable speaker system. The speaker in question was the Minx Air 200 from Cambridge Audio. The ear-splitting experience came...

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    House of Marley One Foundation AirPlay 'Premium Digital Audio System' pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    House of Marley has released its biggest, boldest speaker product that's powerful enough to appeal to midnight ravers, trenchtown rockers and all those genre-surfers in between. The One Foundation speaker system is big; a full arm-stretch across kind...

  • Audio

    Hands-on: Pioneer XW-SMA3 wireless sound system with AirPlay review

    By 21 December 2012

    Speaker systems aren't what they used to be. They're better. With the likes of Apple shifting between dock connector types, the iPod dock is likely to go the way of the casette tape. Pioneer's SMA3 wireless speaker system uses AirPlay for Wi-Fi transmission...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    AQ Audio SmartSpeaker review

    By 22 November 2012

    The affordable all-in-one AirPlay speaker is becoming a bit of a trend. The likes of Pure with its Jongo and Logitech’s UE speaker have both been bringing wireless audio to the Pocket-lint labs. Next up is the AQ Audio Smartspeaker, which promises superior...

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    Soul Party in Box pictures and hands-on

    By 17 January 2012

    Everybody who's anybody in the hip hop scene these days has a company churning out headphones with their name on them. Actor/rapper Christopher Brian Bridges, aka Ludacris, (see what he did there?) is no exception and has been the man behind Soul Electronics...

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    Pure Contour 200i Air pictures and hands-on

    By 13 January 2012

    Pure's Contour range, in the past, combined iPhone and iPod docking with its speciality - DAB and internet radio - but with the latest model, the Pure Contour 200i Air, the company has ditched radio features altogether. And that's because the idea is...

  • Audio

    Sonos AirPlay setup how-to and hands-on

    By 20 April 2011

    When Apple announced a new streaming technology for the iPhone and iPad called AirPlay, many wondered how that would affect Sonos, a company that has a system that lets you stream music from the Internet and control it via your iPhone and iPad. Six months...