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Harman is buying Bang & Olufsen's car audio unit for £106M

Harman is buying Bang & Olufsen's car audio unit for £106M

By 30 minutes ago

Harman is gobbling up one of Bang & Olufsen's main businesses. The audio and electronic systems company has announced it will buy the Bang & Olufsen automotive unit for about €145 million (converts to £106 million). Bang & Olufsen, which is known for... >>

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

Sonos offers high res streaming through Tidal as Jay Z's music service comes out of beta

By 30 March 2015

Now that Tidal is emerging from its beta status, Sonos has cemented its partnership with the music-streaming service. Sonos owners are officially able to stream high-quality music over the Tidal service, which was recently bought by one of Jay Z's company... >>

Spotify on PlayStation Music now available for PS4 and PS3: What does it offer?

Spotify on PlayStation Music now available for PS4 and PS3: What does it offer?

By 30 March 2015

In January it was announced that Sony was finally closing down its Music Unlimited streaming service in favour of partnering with Spotify to launch an all-new solution and here it is. Spotify on PlayStation Music is now available to download and use on... >>

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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As long as there have been digital music files there has been digital music piracy, with services like Napster becoming massive around a decade ago simply because the music industry couldn't keep up with the illegal distribution of its content. However,... >>

Taylor Swift snubs Spotify again by adding her albums to Jay Z's Tidal service

Taylor Swift snubs Spotify again by adding her albums to Jay Z's Tidal service

By 25 March 2015

OMG. Taylor Swift is now on Tidal. Swift made headlines last year when she spoke out against Spotify's free tier and pulled her entire music catalogue from the streaming service, but apparently, that doesn't mean she's against people streaming her tunes... >>

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

By 24 March 2015

Bang & Olufsen and HP have announced a partnership that will see the high end audio manufacturer and PC maker team-up to take on the Apple and Beats group. HP laptops used to have Beats branding and tuning until Beats moved to Apple. So what does this... >>

Want to see what a £2,500 portable music player looks like?

Want to see what a £2,500 portable music player looks like?

By 20 March 2015

Astell&Kern is particularly known for it's incredibly high-end high resolution audio players and in the stainless steel version of the AK240 it has truly outdone itself. The company has introduced the limited edition version to give an even more deluxe... >>

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

By 19 March 2015

Deezer has today released its Elite service of high quality music streaming for Sonos customers. The Deezer Elite service first launched in the US, before becoming available to Sonos owners in the UK last month has added a lossless FLAC music streaming... >>

The Vamp review: Raising old speakers from the dead
4 out of 5

The Vamp review: Raising old speakers from the dead

By 12 March 2015

Got an old speaker knocking around? The Vamp can easily turn it into a Bluetooth speaker to receive wireless audio from phone, laptop or other Bluetooth devices. The audio equivalent of a vampire bat - “re-vamp” is the official name inspiration, but... >>

Damson Audio Headbones use bone conduction to deliver your music

Damson Audio Headbones use bone conduction to deliver your music

By 12 March 2015

Damson has announced the launch and availability of the Headbones wireless bone conduction headphones in the UK, which allow the user to listen to their music while leaving their ears open to hear their surroundings.  The Headbones use the temporal... >>