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Naim UnitiLite
4.0 stars

Naim UnitiLite

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High-end audio is always fun, there's lots of money to spend, but some very nice kit when you've plucked up the courage to plonk down the cash on your dealer's counter. But at a shade over £1,600, is the Naim UnitiLite worth the money, and what will... >>

Marantz NR1603
4.5 stars

Marantz NR1603

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Getting enough oomph from your home cinema system normally requires you to store a super-size brick of a receiver underneath your television. Marantz likes to think otherwise, with its slimline set of NR receivers. Sitting in the middle of the new range... >>

Dali Epicon 2 bookshelf speakers
4.5 stars

Dali Epicon 2 bookshelf speakers

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We wouldn't want to be the person at Dali in charge of re-calling review stock. It must yield a fair number of snarling "Fine, take them then" calls and a decent number of "Prise them out of my cold, dead hands" type emails. From a review perspective,... >>

Onkyo CR-N755
5.0 stars

Onkyo CR-N755

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For most people the hi-fi is dead. The days of needing two large speakers and a central unit to play music died when we switched to MP3s and AAC audio tracks from the likes of the iTunes store, or Amazon MP3. It wasn't that people didn't want CDs anymore,... >>

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

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

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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.... >>

Pure expands Jongo range with wireless speaker and adapter

Pure expands Jongo range with wireless speaker and adapter

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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... >>

Onkyo TX-8050
4.5 stars

Onkyo TX-8050

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Onkyo is a brand more typically associated with AV receivers. Some boast price tags that only the most serious of movie-lovers would consider. But what about those who want a good, standard, stereo amp? The TX-8050 might just be the answer. Build The... >>

AQ Audio SmartSpeaker
4.0 stars

AQ Audio SmartSpeaker

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The affordable all-in-one AirPlay speaker is becoming a bit of a trend. The likes of Pure with its Jongo and Logitech’s UE speaker have both been bringing wireless audio to the Pocket-lint labs. Next up is the AQ Audio Smartspeaker, which promises superior... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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AirPlay, Spotify and DLNA all made significant changes to the way people listen to music in 2012. The technologies started to appear in pieces of Hi-Fi hardware, reducing the need for laptop-connected cables and even the iPhone dock. There was certainly... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

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It’s that time again: start voting for your nominations for the 9th Pocket-lint awards. The best home entertainment category is always fun, being full of all sort of different kit. Whether it be docks, surround sound systems or even headphones, there... >>