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Apple is shutting down Beats Music... or, wait, maybe it isn't

Apple is shutting down Beats Music... or, wait, maybe it isn't

By 17 hours ago

It's important to remember that rumour reports are in fact just rumours. And the latest example involves a story about Apple allegedly planning to shut down the Beats Music streaming service as well as the Beats Music brand. TechCrunch has claimed, according... >>

Libratone Diva: The woolly bassy Soundbar for your TV?

Libratone Diva: The woolly bassy Soundbar for your TV?

By 19 September 2014

The Scandinavian audio company famous for speakers like the Loop and Zipp has announced a new soundbar it is hoping will appeal to movie and music fans looking for zero fuss. The new speaker from Libratone, which joins an already very crowded market,... >>

Don't like U2? Here's how to remove the free album from your iTunes account

Don't like U2? Here's how to remove the free album from your iTunes account

By 15 September 2014

They are one of the most popular bands in the world, but following the announcement from Apple that it would be giving away the new U2 album on iTunes for free until the middle of October, many have turned to Twitter and Facebook to show their distain.... >>

Bose SoundLink adds Color Bluetooth speaker and on-ear Bluetooth headphones

Bose SoundLink adds Color Bluetooth speaker and on-ear Bluetooth headphones

By 15 September 2014

Bose has announced two new wireless products in its SoundLink series: the Color Bluetooth speaker and on-ear Bluetooth headphones. The new SoundLink Color is the most affordable Bose Bluetooth speaker yet, designed to let you take your tunes with you... >>

Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact

Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact

By 12 September 2014

As the landscape of the music industry continues to shift and change thanks to the success of newer brands like Sonos, those that survive have to continue to adapt to stay in the game. The latest partnership/merger/takeover is between AV specialists Pioneer... >>

Move over Qobuz, Deezer Elite to stream lossless music to Sonos too

Move over Qobuz, Deezer Elite to stream lossless music to Sonos too

By 10 September 2014

Deezer has announced a new subscription plan for Sonos owners who like a little more refinement in their audio quality. Deezer Elite is a global High Resolution Audio service that will offer digital lossless captures of songs for streaming through the... >>

Philips Fidelio M2L headphones connect to iPhone and iPad via Lightning connector for 24-bit DAC sound

Philips Fidelio M2L headphones connect to iPhone and iPad via Lightning connector for 24-bit DAC sound

By 10 September 2014

Philips is making the bold claim that its Fidelio M2L headphones are the first on the market that can connect to an Apple iPhone or iPod via the Lightning connector. For this reason they're able to deliver high-quality 24-bit Digital to Analogue Conversion... >>

RIP, the Apple iPod Classic is dead after 13 years

RIP, the Apple iPod Classic is dead after 13 years

By 10 September 2014

In all the furore of Apple's iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch launch last night there was a death. Quietly the iPod Classic was discontinued permanently. This will mark 13 years since the iPod appeared on the scene to begin taking the digital music revolution... >>

U2 and Apple join forces to give away new album for free, download it now from iTunes

U2 and Apple join forces to give away new album for free, download it now from iTunes

By 9 September 2014

Apple is giving away U2's new album, Songs of Innocence, for free through iTunes and Beats Music. Starting today, the 11 track LP will be gifted to each and every iTunes subscriber - estimated at over half a billion worldwide - on a global rollout. You... >>

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)

Samsung Curved Soundbar HW-H7500 matches curved TVs but does it match the wall? (hands-on)

By 8 September 2014

One of the questions we raised when we saw the first wave of curved TVs was how will they look wall-mounted with a soundbar underneath? Anything sitting flush below would look out of play, we felt. Samsung seems to have agreed and has designed a soundbar... >>