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Philips Streamium MCi500H micro Hi-Fi system
4.0 stars

Philips Streamium MCi500H micro Hi-Fi system

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Domestic Hi-Fi has taken something of a battering of late, with the growth of personal media players and the shift towards docking stations, and the subsequent growth in digital music collections on your personal computer. So can the snappily-named MCi500H... >>

Sony S-Airplay streams your iPod around the home

Sony S-Airplay streams your iPod around the home

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Sony's looking to let Apple iPod owners share their music around their home with a new speaker dock announced in the US. Called the S-AIRPLAY, the new system will allow users to create a wireless multi-room solution without, say Sony, "complicated setup... >>

Philips Streamium WACS7500
3.5 stars

Philips Streamium WACS7500

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When the first Steamium launched, we have to admit we weren't impressed, a poor overly plastic design complemented with average sound meant for us, it was £600 not well spent. So can the follow-up, the WACS7500 make amends? We get listening to find out.... >>

Sonos ZoneBridge BR100
4.5 stars

Sonos ZoneBridge BR100

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There is no doubt about it, the Sonos Digital Music System is impressive. The trouble is getting your music from your computer to your Sonos music system is a bit of a work around. What if then, there was a device that connected to your PC or Mac and... >>

Sonos Bundle 130 Digital Music System
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Sonos Bundle 130 Digital Music System

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The Sonos Bundle 130 Digital Music System is a bundle of connected music devices that allows you to enjoy music in up to 32 rooms all controlled via a wireless remote. But does it work? We get connected to find out. There is no doubt about it, the Sonos... >>

Philips WACS7000 media streamer
3.5 stars

Philips WACS7000 media streamer

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If we were to describe a typical piece of multimedia-based hardware from Philips in a sentence, you’d probably laud the consistently impressive build quality and style yet bemoan the often high price and omission of often important extra features. This... >>

IFA 2007: LG and D-Link launch DivX certified products

IFA 2007: LG and D-Link launch DivX certified products

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D-Link and LG have released DivX certified devices at IFA in Berlin, Germany, this week. The new D-Link DSM-330 DivX Connected HD Media Player, will according to the two companies, enable the seamless streaming of media from digital devices directly to... >>

Sony launches car stereo and Bluetooth Hi-Fi systems

Sony launches car stereo and Bluetooth Hi-Fi systems

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Sony's latest audio products, including a new car stereo system, all include Bluetooth functionality to make it easier for devices to stream music. The CMT-BX5BT is a micro component system that plays MP3 files and displays artist and album info on is... >>

CES 2007: Sonos adds support for Windows Media DRM

CES 2007: Sonos adds support for Windows Media DRM

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Sonos has announced that the latest update to its software adds support for Windows Media Player 11 and Windows Vista, so that songs protected with Windows DRM can now be played through the system. The software, version 2.1, is the lynchpin for the entire... >>

Pioneer launches multi-room audio system that plays music through the power lines

Pioneer launches multi-room audio system that plays music through the power lines

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Some days all the news seems to be on one topic, and today’s theme is definitely audio. Pioneer has introduced a rather unique sound system that transmits music through your household power lines instead of conventional speaker wires or a WLAN. Although... >>