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Apple Music: 10 tips to master before you start streaming

Apple Music: 10 tips to master before you start streaming

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Apple Music is now out, and we'll admit, the whole thing is a bit overwhelming. Not only do you need to figure out how to get the service up and running, but you also need to get the free trial, embark on the setup process, specify what music you like,... >>

Amazon might be working on a paid music service to rival Spotify

Amazon might be working on a paid music service to rival Spotify

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Amazon is developing an entirely new music-streaming service, it seems. According to The New York Post, Amazon recently held meetings to discuss licensing music for a subscription music service that would rival Spotify and Apple Music. The project is... >>

Amazon Prime Music continues assault on Apple Music with ad-free radio stations and lyrics

Amazon Prime Music continues assault on Apple Music with ad-free radio stations and lyrics

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Although Amazon's streaming music service is playing catch-up in the amount of content it offers in comparison with rivals, it has added a couple of new features for UK Prime members that might make them think twice about continuing with their Apple Music... >>

Fender just launched its first in-ear headphone range (and it isn't cheap)

Fender just launched its first in-ear headphone range (and it isn't cheap)

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Fender is trying its luck at headphones now. Excuse us... We mean "in-ear monitors". The American guitar manufacturer - well known for its Strat and Tele electric beasts - has unleashed its first ever range of in-ear headphones. These aren't amateur ear... >>

Multi-room audio: What is it and what are your options?

Multi-room audio: What is it and what are your options?

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Multi-room audio is one of those buzzwords that's been kicking about for a couple of years. It's a word that ultimately refers to what you might expect - audio in multiple rooms - but don't be fooled into thinking that's all there is to it. The simple... >>

4 Lightning headphones to buy now (in case iPhone ditches the 3.5mm jack)

4 Lightning headphones to buy now (in case iPhone ditches the 3.5mm jack)

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Apple reportedly plans to ditch the headphone jack on the next iPhone. This is where you scream and curse at Apple. Done? Okay, now let's move on, talk about why, and consider the alternatives, including lightning headphones. Yes. Those are thing. They're... >>

I'll take Sports for $200: Amazon Echo now lets you play Jeopardy trivia

I'll take Sports for $200: Amazon Echo now lets you play Jeopardy trivia

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Amazon's Pringle-can-sized speaker is getting cooler by the day, and it's latest update is a prime example. (See what we did there? Heh.) The connected speaker, which features a Siri-like assistant named Alexa, came out last year and has become a huge... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35 preview: Pentagonal powerhouse

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35 preview: Pentagonal powerhouse

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Danish audio maker Bang & Olufsen is known for its high-end materials and finish in its products. That's something the BeoSound 35 soundbar-esque multi-room music system strives to achieve, but with a somewhat harsher-looking pentagonal form than the... >>

Vinyl fan? This Bluetooth turntable means you can listen without the need for wires

Vinyl fan? This Bluetooth turntable means you can listen without the need for wires

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There's no doubt that vinyl record sales are on the up. Ok, so they're nowhere near their heyday in terms of sales volumes, but that doesn't stop vinyl being the cool antithesis to streaming and MP3s. Only to listen to real, tangible records you're generally... >>

Feel like a teenager again with the DJ-centric LG X-Boom CM9960

Feel like a teenager again with the DJ-centric LG X-Boom CM9960

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As you travelled around the massive LG stand at CES 2016 there was one area you wouldn't want to have a meeting on. The company had effectively turned it into a club by demonstrating the latest entries in the loud, DJ-centric X-Boom series of audio products.... >>