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Bang & Olufsen limited-edition Graphite Blush BeoPlay H6 headphones look fantastic, we have a listen

Bang & Olufsen limited-edition Graphite Blush BeoPlay H6 headphones look fantastic, we have a listen

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Bang & Olufsen has announced it is expanding its BeoPlay H6 headphones range with three new limited edition models designed especially for the autumn/winter season.The headphones have been released in a number of special editions in the past, including... >>

Experiencing the ultimate Bowers & Wilkins sound system - but you won't find it in any home

Experiencing the ultimate Bowers & Wilkins sound system - but you won't find it in any home

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Think of festivals and a mix of mud-caked wellies and lukewarm cider tends to spring to mind. That and the music of course: but it's usually a mix of body-shaking bass bins and enough excess top-end output to carve away another couple of years of hearing... >>

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems

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Onkyo has announced that it will be offering a special deal to anyone thinking about investing in a Dolby Atmos surround sound system.Dolby Atmos allows for individual speaker control by the receiver unit meaning that surround sound can be more accurate... >>

Apple’s Beats acquisition in the can, Tim Cook welcomes Dr Dre and the gang

Apple’s Beats acquisition in the can, Tim Cook welcomes Dr Dre and the gang

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Apple has officially acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion.The company announced the news through a message posted on its website. Although Apple still didn't indicate what it had in store for Beats now that it owns the headphone maker, it did welcome... >>

Bose slaps Apple's Beats with suit over noise-cancelling headphones

Bose slaps Apple's Beats with suit over noise-cancelling headphones

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Oh, look...Apple is being sued again. Kind of.Headphone and speaker manufacturer Bose has filed suit against Beats, another headphone and speaker manufactuer that Apple is currently in the process of acquiring but still needs regulatory approval.Beats... >>

NudeAudio's Super-M Bluetooth speaker will give you 360-degree sound while on the go

NudeAudio's Super-M Bluetooth speaker will give you 360-degree sound while on the go

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After launching its pocket-sized collection of Move Bluetooth speakers just last year, audio startup NudeAudio has gone back to the drawing board and developed a new speaker design thats even more powerful, portable, and rugged. It's called Super M."Less... >>

Amazon Prime Music expands by hundreds of thousands of new songs, still no hint at UK release though

Amazon Prime Music expands by hundreds of thousands of new songs, still no hint at UK release though

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Amazon Prime Music launched a little over a month ago in the States and has now had its first major update since. Amazon has announced the addition of "hundreds of thousands" of songs to the music streaming service and hundreds of new curated playlists.The... >>

iTunes Festival is back for 2014 and ticket lottery begins for Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 and more

iTunes Festival is back for 2014 and ticket lottery begins for Pharrell Williams, Maroon 5 and more

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Apple has announced that the eighth annual iTunes Festival will be held from the beginning of September and has released an initial list of some of the bands and artists that will be playing.The event is headlined by Maroon 5, with Pharrell Williams,... >>

Vinyl records are far from dead, now you can 3D-print your own

Vinyl records are far from dead, now you can 3D-print your own

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You can use 3D printers and custom software to make everything from houses to pizzas, but did you know you could also 3D-print vinyl records?Developer Amanda Ghassaei from Instructables is known for her alogorithm that converts audio data into 3D geometry... >>

Creative unveils IP66 weather-ready Muvo mini Bluetooth speakerphone

Creative unveils IP66 weather-ready Muvo mini Bluetooth speakerphone

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Creative has just announced a new handheld Bluetooth speaker called the Muvo mini.The Muvo mini isn't just a speaker though. It has a built-in microphone too making it a conference call speakerphone. But it's not all business as the Muvo mini is made... >>

Blue Microphones adds Lightning connector to its Mikey Digital mic for better iPhone and iPad recording

Blue Microphones adds Lightning connector to its Mikey Digital mic for better iPhone and iPad recording

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Blue Microphones has relaunched its Mikey Digital portable microphone accessory for the iPad and iPhone.We've tested the original Mikey Digital (itself a successor to the analogue Mikey) on Pocket-lint in the past, but the latest has added a Lightning... >>

Is this the cutest Bluetooth speaker you'll ever see?

Is this the cutest Bluetooth speaker you'll ever see?

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We've seen a lot of Bluetooth speakers come through the doors here at Pocket-lint, but few are quite to dinky as cute as this one we encountered for the first time at the Amazon Christmas in July event.The aptly named Gear4 Espresso is a tiny speaker... >>

Soundsight is a GoPro-like headset that can record, edit, and live stream wide-angle video

Soundsight is a GoPro-like headset that can record, edit, and live stream wide-angle video

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Soundsight isn't your usual pair of noise-cancelling headphones. It's an over-the-ear Bluetooth headset that not only lets you listen to music but also simultaneously record video and audio with live-streaming capabilities.That's right. Your headphones... >>

Sonos offers SoundCloud beta to its users from today

Sonos offers SoundCloud beta to its users from today

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Sonos has announced that owners of its speakers will now be able to stream SoundCloud music using a new beta release.Sonos multi-room wireless speakers play using the home Wi-Fi network. That means that by using the Sonos app users will be able to access... >>

Now you can colour match your Sonos Sub with ColourPlay

Now you can colour match your Sonos Sub with ColourPlay

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The Flexson ColourPlay range lets you change the colour of your Sonos speakers, giving you the chance to add some personalisation, or match your home décor.The accessory range has now extended to the Sonos Sub, meaning you no longer have to look at that... >>

Hands-on with the self-charging Soulra Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker

Hands-on with the self-charging Soulra Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker

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Soulra announced the Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker earlier this month, but it isn't just any old Bluetooth speaker. This one charges itself with a solar panel located on top.We managed to get our hands on the black version of the speaker, which is also... >>

Monster Adidas Originals headphones hands-on: There is life after Beats

Monster Adidas Originals headphones hands-on: There is life after Beats

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During John Lewis' Christmas in July event Pocket-lint had the chance to finally check out the new Monster Adidas Originals over-ear headphones that the company hopes will grow into as large a brand for it as Beats once was.There are certainly similar... >>

Upset by Beats' Apple sell-out? Rival Soul headphones come to UK

Upset by Beats' Apple sell-out? Rival Soul headphones come to UK

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Soul Electronics has grown in the US over the last few years as a valid alternative to Beats and now its first UK range of headphones have come to the UK.Available through Amazon, the brand associated with Ludacris, Psy, Tim Tebow and Usain Bolt has... >>

New 16GB iPod touch with iSight camera appears on Apple Store for £159

New 16GB iPod touch with iSight camera appears on Apple Store for £159

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Apple has quietly updated the US Apple Store with a new 16GB iPod touch, it features an iSight camera plus wrist strap loop and is coming to the UK soon priced at a new low of £159.The old 16GB iPod touch was missing a camera, had no loop wrist strap... >>

Soundhawk smart listening device acts like a hearing aid but looks like a Bluetooth headset

Soundhawk smart listening device acts like a hearing aid but looks like a Bluetooth headset

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There's a new device now available for pre-order called Soundhawk, and it brings hearing aid-like functionality into the modern, mobile world.Soundhawk just unveiled today. It is a "smart listening device" designed to help everyone hear better - even... >>

Blinkbox music free all summer to Tesco Mobile customers

Blinkbox music free all summer to Tesco Mobile customers

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Tesco has teamed up with Blinkbox, the music service, to offer free music to it's Mobile customers all summer.Tesco Mobile customers who upgrade their mobile to a Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 or Sony Xperia Z2 will receive three months of free access... >>

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow

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Dolby Atmos surround sound is coming into the living room thanks to new hardware partnerships with Onkyo and others expected to be announced. Not even many UK cinemas support the mighty Atmos yet.Dolby Atmos is a surround sound system that features an... >>

Soulra Rugged Rukus is the solar-powered Bluetooth speaker that’ll even charge your mobile

Soulra Rugged Rukus is the solar-powered Bluetooth speaker that’ll even charge your mobile

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Soulra has revealed its latest Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a mobile charger and is powered by the sun.As the name suggests the Rugged Rukus is built for the outdoors with IPX-4 splash proofing and the ability to withstand a one metre fall. The solar... >>

Earin could be the ultimate truly wireless earphones we’ve been waiting for, yes better than Beats

Earin could be the ultimate truly wireless earphones we’ve been waiting for, yes better than Beats

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Wireless earphones have been getting smaller and more popular, even Beats has joined the wireless party recently. But they're still not what we want. They still aren't small enough to be totally cable free, until now, thanks to Earin.The Earin earbuds,... >>

Headbones bone-conducting headphones let you jam out and hear surroundings

Headbones bone-conducting headphones let you jam out and hear surroundings

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There's a new project on Kickstarter called Headbones that aims to revolutionise the headphone industry, with a new Bluetooth-enabled product based on bone conduction.James Talbot of UK-based Damson Audio has developed bone-conducting headphones that... >>

BBC Playlister now allows listeners to export tracks to iTunes

BBC Playlister now allows listeners to export tracks to iTunes

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The BBC Playlister, which allows listeners of iPlayer Radio to bookmark tracks, now exports to iTunes.BBC's Playlister works like a bookmarking service allowing listeners who hear a track they like, on the radio, to find it on their music playing service.... >>

Meet the £480 USB cable from Computer Audio Design, an audiophile's DAC dream

Meet the £480 USB cable from Computer Audio Design, an audiophile's DAC dream

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Computer Audio Design has announced a USB cable that it's selling for a mind-boggling £480. Yes, you read that correctly.Who would pay that? We hear you ask. Audiophiles. Anyone who appreciates high quality music will be a huge fan of the CAD DAC Cable,... >>

New Beats earphones bring wireless connections to your lugs: Powerbeats2 Wireless

New Beats earphones bring wireless connections to your lugs: Powerbeats2 Wireless

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Wireless earphones were once large and power consuming, but now with Bluetooth 4.0 LE, and some clever design they're finally worth owning.  Beats has thrown its set out there with the Powerbeats2 Wireless.The Powerbeats2 Wireless earphones offer the... >>

Amazon Prime Music streaming service is here

Amazon Prime Music streaming service is here

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Amazon Prime Music service has gone live with over a million songs and accompanying iOS and Android apps.The much rumoured service from Amazon will be available to members of its Prime service which also includes faster deliveries and streaming videos.Although... >>

Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500x Xbox One headset, Elite 800 PS4 headset, and more pictures and hands-on

Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500x Xbox One headset, Elite 800 PS4 headset, and more pictures and hands-on

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Headset manufacturer Turtle Beach has unveiled an entirely new range of headsets at E3 2014 in Los Angeles, where Pocket-lint was on hand to get an in-depth walkthrough of all the upcoming gaming peripherals.The new headsets announced are for the Xbox... >>

Apple could be about to kill the 3.5mm headphone socket with Lightning headphones

Apple could be about to kill the 3.5mm headphone socket with Lightning headphones

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Apple could be about to make the 3.5mm headphone socket on its devices redundant, with the recent unveiling of a Lightning module for headphones.At a WWDC session on "Designing Accessories for iOS and OS X", Robert Walsh, manager of platform accessories... >>

Denon Music Maniac headphones pictures and hands-on

Denon Music Maniac headphones pictures and hands-on

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Denon has shown off a number of new products at its European Developer Conference in Marbella, including additions to its Music Maniac headphones.While the headphones on display were pre-production samples, we got the chance to have a quick feel and play... >>

Denon announces HEOS by Denon, taking on Sonos with Spotify, Deezer and Napster support

Denon announces HEOS by Denon, taking on Sonos with Spotify, Deezer and Napster support

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Denon announced a new multi-room audio range called HEOS by Denon during the D&M Group European Dealer Conference in Marbella.The new wireless speaker line-up is set to take on Sonos, who according to Denon's CEO Jim Caudill, is the "originator of this... >>

Beats puts Apple deal aside for a minute, launches Solo2 headphones range

Beats puts Apple deal aside for a minute, launches Solo2 headphones range

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The Apple Beats acquisition may now be confirmed, but the deal still has a few hoops to jump through before it is ratified and the company is a bone fide Apple concern.Until then, it is business as usual for Beats Electronics and it has followed up the... >>

When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

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In 2010 Pocket-lint flew to New York to interview Dr Dre and Jimmy Lovine to talk about the Beats Audio headphones launch.Although promised a long interview slot with the two founders about gadgets, tech, and the new headphones, the 3-day trip ultimately... >>

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

Apple acquires Beats Music and Beats Electronics for $3 billion

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Apple has today confirmed the acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics, taking both the music streaming service and the headphone and speaker hardware business.The acquisition will cost Apple $3 billion, of which $2.6 billion is the purchase price,... >>

Ted Baker audio fuses retro design cool with promising performance

Ted Baker audio fuses retro design cool with promising performance

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Ted Baker has announced its own portable audio range, including headphones and a Bluetooth speaker, all exquisitely designed in that retro Ted Baker style.Sticking to Ted Baker's quirky style, the new devices are all named after parts of The Shipping... >>

Why is the Apple Beats deal taking so long?

Why is the Apple Beats deal taking so long?

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It's been weeks since several reports and even a significant hint from Dr. Dre suggested Apple wants to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. It's not very clear why Apple wants to acquire Beats, but a deal announcement is still expected.So, when will... >>

Apple not happy about Beats leak and Dr Dre boasts, deal off?

Apple not happy about Beats leak and Dr Dre boasts, deal off?

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Apple is allegedly spitting feathers over the original leak that it is considering buying music hardware and streaming brand Beats Electronics, Dr Dre's subsequent foul-mouthed boasts about the deal too.According to US music charts company Billboard,... >>

Why Apple bought Beats - to keep iTunes safe

Why Apple bought Beats - to keep iTunes safe

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Apple has bought Beats Electronics for a hefty $3.2 billion and now it's clear why. The fruit giant wants to join the streaming music revolution but doesn't want to risk damaging iTunes sales, say sources of Tech Crunch.At the moment record labels and... >>

B&O offers custom Form 2i and BeoPlay H6 models in Pepsi 'Live for Now' collection

B&O offers custom Form 2i and BeoPlay H6 models in Pepsi 'Live for Now' collection

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B&O Play has partnered with Pepsi to produce some exclusive designs of its Form 2i and BeoPlay H6 headphones as part of Pepsi's "Live for Now" Capsule Collection.The custom B&O Play models will feature artwork from Ricardo AKN, Merijn Hos, Zosen and... >>

Sony SRS-X2 and SRS-X3 Bluetooth speakers make bass portable

Sony SRS-X2 and SRS-X3 Bluetooth speakers make bass portable

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Sony has unveiled two new Bluetooth speakers dubbed the SRS-X2 and SRS-X3, both of which promise bass and portability.Sony, well known for its quality speaker design heritage, has crammed all its smarts into two very small mobile speakers. These join... >>

Monster speaks out about Apple's $3.2B Beats acquisition: We're not bitter

Monster speaks out about Apple's $3.2B Beats acquisition: We're not bitter

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Monster has broken silence about the alleged talks between Apple and Beats Electronics over the potential acquisition of the audio brand. And it's no fairy tale ending for CEO Noel Lee and the company.Monster lost the intellectual property and manufacturing... >>

Beats' Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre might get Apple executive roles, following acquisition

Beats' Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre might get Apple executive roles, following acquisition

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Apple's acquisition of Beats could partly be an acqui-hire, it's claimed.Billboard has reported that Apple will introduce Beats' co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre as new company executives at WWDC 2014 in June. Citing unnamed people familiar with the... >>

Project Ara should feature Sennheiser audio thanks to Phonebloks partnership

Project Ara should feature Sennheiser audio thanks to Phonebloks partnership

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Sennheiser has announced its partnership with Phonebloks, the development group that helped create Google's Project Ara modular phone idea.The modular phone will feature "bloks" that can be removed and replaced to upgrade or fix the device without having... >>

Dr Dre confirms Apple's Beats acquisition in foul-mouthed outburst

Dr Dre confirms Apple's Beats acquisition in foul-mouthed outburst

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Speculation on a possible $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics by Apple has been rife since reports emerged last night. However, official confirmation is not expected until the deal goes through, most likely next week.That hasn't stopped Dr Dre... >>

Apple in talks to buy Beats Audio for $3.2B, deal could be announced next week

Apple in talks to buy Beats Audio for $3.2B, deal could be announced next week

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Apple could announce next week that it has closed a deal on what would be its largest acquisition to date: a $3.2 billion purchase of Beats Electronics.Jimmy Iovine, chairman of Interscope-Geffen-A&M Records, and Dr. Dre, a hip-hop music producer, founded... >>

Denon Envaya adds audiophile flair to portable Bluetooth speakers

Denon Envaya adds audiophile flair to portable Bluetooth speakers

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Denon has announced its own entry to the portable bluetooth speaker market and adds the company's audiophile know-how to a device designed for convenience.The Denon Envaya Bluetooth Speaker offers stereo sound through dual 57mm drivers and includes a... >>

Apple heart-rate monitoring EarPods with iBeacon tech weren't real, says hoax starter

Apple heart-rate monitoring EarPods with iBeacon tech weren't real, says hoax starter

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It appears Apple may not be developing EarPods that can read heart rates and blood pressure after all.In a rather bizarre (though not surprising) turn of events, the source who leaked an alleged story last week about Apple working on EarPods with Biometric... >>

Apple EarPods may read heart rate and blood pressure, to arrive with iOS 8 in June ahead of iWatch

Apple EarPods may read heart rate and blood pressure, to arrive with iOS 8 in June ahead of iWatch

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Apple could be preparing to unveil a new set of EarPods that read a user's heart rate and blood pressure, as soon as this June. It could be a "gateway product" to ease users into the coming iWatch.The claim that these EarPods will come with health tracking... >>