Audio archive

  • House of Marley Get Together Bluetooth audio speaker system pictures and hands-on
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    House of Marley Get Together Bluetooth audio speaker system pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    As Marley fans, we're always keen to see the latest kit from House of Marley. There's plenty of it forthcoming this year too, including the brand new Get Together Bluetooth audio system, which will be making its way into shops around three quarters of...

  • Pure A140B wireless Hi-fi adapter pictures and hands-on
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    Pure A140B wireless Hi-fi adapter pictures and hands-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Pure has expanded its Jongo range of wireless hi-fi kit with the A140B wireless hi-fi adapter. Designed to let you use the Jongo multiroom system with your own speakers and amplifier, the A140B is a simple piece of kit that makes Jongo much more exciting....

  • Scosche BoomBottle makes your ride sound sweet, won't quench thirst
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    Scosche BoomBottle makes your ride sound sweet, won't quench thirst

    By 8 January 2013

    Scosche has used CES 2013 in Las Vegas at which to announced the BoomBottle, a wireless speaker designed to be carried on your bicycle.  The wireless speaker's housing is shaped to fit into a conventional bottle carrier on a bike frame, meaning you...

  • Philips Fidelio S2 and S1 bring premium audio to your ears
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    Philips Fidelio S2 and S1 bring premium audio to your ears

    By 8 January 2013

    Philips has launched the Philips Fidelio S2 and Fidelio in-ear headphones at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, bringing high-quality audio to your ears. Carrying the Fidelio brand, Philips says the sound signature has been refined through research with discerning...

  • Sony X Series BTX500 and BTX300 portable Bluetooth speakers offer NFC connection
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    Sony X Series BTX500 and BTX300 portable Bluetooth speakers offer NFC connection

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has announced two portable Bluetooth speakers that offer the convenience of one-touch NFC pairing. The SRS-XT500 and smaller BTX300 speakers incorporate the wireless technology, meaning you'll simply have to touch your smartphone such has the Sony...

  • Sony Walkman W273: Return of the Walkman, this time for exercise junkies
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    Sony Walkman W273: Return of the Walkman, this time for exercise junkies

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has announced its new waterproof, all-in-one Walkman W273 media player at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  Unlike most media players available on the market, the W273 is wire-free, with all of the MP3's internals built right into the headset.  The new Walkman...

  • House of Marley One Foundation AirPlay 'Premium Digital Audio System' pictures and hands-on
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    House of Marley One Foundation AirPlay 'Premium Digital Audio System' pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    House of Marley has released its biggest, boldest speaker product that's powerful enough to appeal to midnight ravers, trenchtown rockers and all those genre-surfers in between. The One Foundation speaker system is big; a full arm-stretch across kind...

  • EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster gaming headphones launched
    Gaming

    EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster gaming headphones launched

    By 7 January 2013

    Monster has teamed up with EA Sports to bring us the EA Sports MVP Carbon by Monster, seeing the headphone company launch its first gaming accessory. Partnerships between game and headphone companies are nothing new - there are the Gamecom Commander headphones...

  • House of Marley Liberate on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on
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    House of Marley Liberate on-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    House of Marley is a growing audio brand, and one that's going from strength to strength. At this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Rohan Marley, son of the reggae great, was on hand to talk through the latest products, including the Liberate over-ear...

  • Sennheiser adidas PMX 685i headphones pictures and hands-on
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    Sennheiser adidas PMX 685i headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    The partnership with Sennheiser and adidas for its sports-range of headphones isn't brand new, but it's taken us until now to get a hand on the PMX 658i in-ears. Sporty is the word. These flexi-band headphones will resist sweat, rain and wind, and all...

  • Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on
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    Griffin WoodTones over-ear headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    Headphones needn't be made up of the usual plastic - Griffin's WoodTones are available in beech, sapele and walnut finishes depending on which depth of wood takes your fancy. Pocket-lint cut down the crowds at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in...

  • Griffin WoodTones Headphones adds on-ear to eco-range
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    Griffin WoodTones Headphones adds on-ear to eco-range

    By 7 January 2013

    Whether it's walnut, sapele or beech, Griffin is committed to giving you wood with its on-ear headphones line launched at CES 2013. Keeping the fashion phones trend running for another year comes this range of three 50mm driver-packing cans to match the...

  • Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models
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    Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models

    By 7 January 2013

    Onkyo has forged its way into a new product category with the launch of a range of headphones at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Well known for its high-quality home theatre and hi-fi components, Onkyo is looking to take a slice of the mobile music pie with the...

  • Eton Rugged Rukus, the tough speaker system for your travels
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    Eton Rugged Rukus, the tough speaker system for your travels

    By 7 January 2013

    Eton has announced a couple of additions to its Rukus line of portable sound systems at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Looking to catch the eye of the outdoor types, the Rugged Rukus is designed to be durable, with an IPX-4 rating for splash resistance. Like...

  • Pure expands Jongo range with wireless speaker and adapter
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    Pure expands Jongo range with wireless speaker and adapter

    By 6 January 2013

    Pure promised plenty more on the speaker front when it announced the Jongo wireless music multiroom system, and now it as delivered. Adding to the Jongo family are the T640B stereo wireless speaker and A140B wireless hi-fi adapter. The latter builds...

  • Samsung AV update brings ultra high-definition support, NFC, and valve amplifiers
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    Samsung AV update brings ultra high-definition support, NFC, and valve amplifiers

    By 6 January 2013

    Samsung has announced its new wireless-focused audio line-up ahead of CES 2013, kicking-off in Las Vegas this evening.  The new products include the HW-F750 valve amplified soundbar, DA-F60 portable wireless Bluetooth speaker, HT-F9750W 7.1-channel...

  • JBL Charge, OnBeat Mini and OnBeat Rumble announced with Lightning support
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    JBL Charge, OnBeat Mini and OnBeat Rumble announced with Lightning support

    By 4 January 2013

    JBL has announced a collection of speakers for your iPhone 5, launching the JBL Charge, JBL OnBeat Mini and the JBL OnBeat Rumble in the run-up to CES 2013 in Las Vegas.  If you happen to have the latest Apple product in your pocket, then the OnBeat...

  • Pocket-lint's most memorable moments of 2012
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    Pocket-lint's most memorable moments of 2012

    By 31 December 2012

    It's been a typically dramatic year in consumer technology and, as ever, New Year's Eve is a chance to reflect on everything that's happened. We've already told you about the movers and shakers of the year and about the trends and buzzwords. Now is the...

  • Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Harman Kardon CL over-ear headphones review

    By 31 December 2012

    We first saw Harman Kardon's swanky-looking "industrial chic" over-ear CL headphones in the middle months of 2012. Classic by name, are these cans able to deliver as classic a listening experience? Design There's at least a little sniff of the B&W P5...

  • Libratone Zipp review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Libratone Zipp review

    By 28 December 2012

    The more Apple fiddles around with its dock connector, the less iOS speaker manufacturers seem to care. The proof of the pudding is that there are far fewer dock-based audio systems sent our way compared to the enormous wave of Lightning-agnostic wireless...

  • Honda CR-V 2.0 iVTEC EX review
    Cars 4 out of 5

    Honda CR-V 2.0 iVTEC EX review

    By 28 December 2012

    Everyone loves to hate an SUV, don’t they? Yet, as our recent review of the VW Touareg attests, even those of us who hate the breed can’t help but be won over and see why they’re so popular with modern families, after a week behind the wheel. And...

  • New Sonos Playbar info leaks ahead of launch
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    New Sonos Playbar info leaks ahead of launch

    By 27 December 2012

    Sonos is the go-to company of choice when it comes to multi-room audio. We already love the Play:3 wireless system, but if information alleged to have appeared on the FCC website is anything to go by then there's a brand new Sonos Playbar just around...

  • Denon AH-D600 headphones review
    Audio 5 out of 5

    Denon AH-D600 headphones review

    By 26 December 2012

    At £500, the Denon AH-D600 headphones are a massive financial commitment. The good news, however, is that we've had a sniff around online and you can already find them for about £300. While that's still not cheap, that's only a tiny sliver of cash more...

  • Hands-on: Pioneer XW-SMA3 wireless sound system with AirPlay review
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    Hands-on: Pioneer XW-SMA3 wireless sound system with AirPlay review

    By 21 December 2012

    Speaker systems aren't what they used to be. They're better. With the likes of Apple shifting between dock connector types, the iPod dock is likely to go the way of the casette tape. Pioneer's SMA3 wireless speaker system uses AirPlay for Wi-Fi transmission...

  • Atomic Floyd PowerJax headphones review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Atomic Floyd PowerJax headphones review

    By 19 December 2012

    With their bright red cables and metal earpieces, when you open the PowerJax headphones there's really no doubt that these are made by Atomic Floyd. Of course, you might not have heard of the company, but take it from us, the style very much belongs to...