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A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

By 29 March 2014

It's the week when HTC claimed all glory by announcing and releasing its latest handset, the new HTC One (also known as the M8), in the same day. We had one acting as our day-to-day phone the week prior and have dug deep to deliver the verdict on whether... >>

Hands-on: Naim Statement, at £125,000 this is the 'Bentley of amplifiers'

Hands-on: Naim Statement, at £125,000 this is the 'Bentley of amplifiers'

By 11 January 2014

Naim could have named the Statement anything it liked, as one glance at this giant pre-amp and twin mono amplifier trio is an aesthetic statement in itself. Oh, and then there's the £125,000 price - $206,000 for our American friends - which would make... >>

Naim makes a bold Statement, the £125,000 home amplification system that comes from outer space

Naim makes a bold Statement, the £125,000 home amplification system that comes from outer space

By 8 January 2014

Cue Strauss's Blue Danube, the Statement has landed. Naim Audio has revealed the Statement, a super high-end home amplification system for hi-fi audio that costs a mind-bending £125,000. Comprising Naim's NAC S1 preamplifier and two NAP S1 mono power... >>

A week in reviews: 2 - 6 December

A week in reviews: 2 - 6 December

By 7 December 2013

As we roll into December there’s a sense of looming Christmas cheer. Awards season is over, next-gen consoles are on the shelves - well, sort of, their stock has been emptied and they’re hard to get hold of - and we’ve spent the week tying up various... >>

Teac USB DAC Amplifier AI-501DA review
4.5 out of 5

Teac USB DAC Amplifier AI-501DA review

By 3 December 2013

If you live on your computer and want to hear better sound then you need to break away from the in-built soundcard and move to an external digital-to-analogue converter (DAC). That's where the Teac AI-501DA - an integrated amplifier and USB DAC - comes... >>

Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

Best home entertainment device 2011: nominees for the 8th Pocket-lint Awards

By 25 November 2011

Home entertainment can mean a few different things as our nominees for the best home entertainment device 2011 reveal. We’re talking audio, video, radio; amp, dock, set-top box and even games console too - and that makes for an incredibly competitive... >>

Marshsall amps and how they're made

Marshsall amps and how they're made

By 30 July 2010

While at the launch of the Pure Evoke 1S Marshall DAB/FM radio, Pocket-lint was also privy to a tour of the Marshall Amplifier factory. If you’re a rock/audio junky you can arrange a visit of your own by appointment too but, just in case you happen... >>

Onkyo unveils three 3D ready home cinema receivers

Onkyo unveils three 3D ready home cinema receivers

By 1 June 2010

Onkyo, the home cinema audio expert, has announced three new receivers that are fully compatible with Windows 7 and the latest 3D video formats. For the first time Onkyo is also adding FLAC playback on its machines. The three new models are called the... >>

The 5 best amplifiers and speaker systems for World Cup wonders

The 5 best amplifiers and speaker systems for World Cup wonders

By 20 May 2010

All too often, the first experience anybody has with home cinema comes from an all-in system, which includes DVD or Blu-ray player, amplification and speakers in one box. And while there are plenty of good packages out there, from a variety of respectable... >>

Orange Amplifers releases OPC Computer Amplifier Speaker

Orange Amplifers releases OPC Computer Amplifier Speaker

By 22 April 2010

Gosh - this comes a little out of left field. British guitar amp manufacturers Orange Amplifiers have decided to cram either a PC into an amplifier, or an amplifier into a PC. We can't entirely work out which way around it is, but it's called the OPC... >>


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