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From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

From this photo you’ll never guess who's the new face of Parrot Zik 2.0 headphones

By 7 hours ago

Did you guess Parrot Zik 2.0 had Eurovision Song Contest 2014 winner Conchita Wurst as its new ambassador? The second generation of Zik represents an improvement on an already impressive set of headphones. Zik 2.0 are 17 per cent lighter than their predecessor... >>

Best headphones 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best headphones 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 19 November 2014

It's been another great year for headphones, with plenty of new devices to choose from, many of which combine brilliant style with great audio. All of the contenders in the best headphones category offer excellent sound but many are also fashion statements... >>

Best speakers 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best speakers 2014: O2 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

By 18 November 2014

Last year's awards saw the portable audio category split in two, creating a best portable speaker award and a best headphones award and like 2013, the former has some excellent nominees. There have been some fantastic devices launch over the last 12... >>

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Spotify vs Rdio vs Deezer and more

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When it comes to digital distribution of media, music has always led the way. Napster had the music industry in uproar in 2002 when it was ordered shut down. Now with TV and film being torrented it's all starting up again with Pirate Bay in the sights... >>

Balanced Mode Radiator speaker tech explained: What is it and does it make a difference?

Balanced Mode Radiator speaker tech explained: What is it and does it make a difference?

By 12 November 2014

There are several different types of speaker technology used in modern day systems and set-ups, some having been adopted for many years. However, Balanced Mode Radiator technology (BMR) is a fairly new driver tech that British speaker manufacturer Cambridge... >>

Spotify has paid $2 billion in royalties, claims Spotify CEO in response to Taylor Swift

Spotify has paid $2 billion in royalties, claims Spotify CEO in response to Taylor Swift

By 11 November 2014

Daniel Ek wants you to take Taylor Swift's opinions on Spotify with a grain of salt. The founder and CEO of Spotify has published a lengthy blog post, in an attempt to argue against the image that artists such as Swift are painting of Spotify. Swift is... >>

Music sounds better with... Sigma

Music sounds better with... Sigma

By 10 November 2014

This week's "music sounds better with..." interview, in collaboration with Cambridge Audio, focuses on British drum and bass duo Sigma, who have seen their last two single releases top the UK charts. Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie have only been signed... >>

Beats Solo2 with Apple brand and Beats connectivity spotted in FCC leak

Beats Solo2 with Apple brand and Beats connectivity spotted in FCC leak

By 7 November 2014

Apple-owned Beats has a set of wireless Solo2 headphones in the works, according to new documents that recently passed through the US Federal Communications Commission. The FCC documents don't reveal too much apart from the fact that the headphones are... >>

The Spotify debate: Here are the celebs who either love it or hate it

The Spotify debate: Here are the celebs who either love it or hate it

By 7 November 2014

In case you haven't heard: Taylor Swift doesn't like Spotify. She's just the latest artist to not only speak out against music-streaming services but also withhold an album release and remove an entire back catalogue of music from Spotify. There have... >>

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

By 7 November 2014

Whether you are investing in expensive premium floorstanding speakers or a budget Bluetooth speaker, where you place it in a room will be important to how good it sounds. The room shape itself is important, especially for a surround sound system which... >>