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Sonos only made 4,000 of these fancy Sonos Play:1 Blue speakers

Sonos only made 4,000 of these fancy Sonos Play:1 Blue speakers

By 4 February 2015

Sonos has unveiled new special edition speaker in collaboration with the respected Blue Note Records label. Called Sonos Play:1 Blue Note Limited Edition, it's described as the company's "first ever limited edition" speaker, and it is meant to celebrate... >>

Look how gadgets have shrunk: Then and now in pictures

Look how gadgets have shrunk: Then and now in pictures

By 9 January 2015

Modern technology has propelled us forward to create smaller and smaller gadgets especially since the microchip appeared. Sure phones are growing in screen size now but you'll be amazed how they are still smaller than their historical counterparts. And... >>

Best speakers of CES 2015: UE, Monster, Philips and more

Best speakers of CES 2015: UE, Monster, Philips and more

By 6 January 2015

CES 2015 is a hotbed of technology launches and audio is a big part of the offerings. With speakers firing in from all directions, we've there are plenty of innovative offerings coming out of Las Vegas. We've rounded up some of the most interesting speakers... >>

Logitech UE Megaboom Bluetooth speaker: bigger scale, bigger sound

Logitech UE Megaboom Bluetooth speaker: bigger scale, bigger sound

By 6 January 2015

Logitech has launched a bigger version of its popular UE Boom Bluetooth speaker at CES in Las Vegas. Dubbed the UE Megaboom, the giant sized version of the original speaker features the same design as the original model but is now around twice the size.... >>

Triby is the phone, speaker and digital post-it heart of the home

Triby is the phone, speaker and digital post-it heart of the home

By 5 January 2015

Invoxia has unveiled its Triby speakerphone-cum-digital noticeboard with a whopping 1-month battery life. We got a close look at CES 2015 in Las Vegas. The Triby is a magnetic speakerphone that can be fixed to anywhere metal, ideally in the kitchen,... >>

Levitating Bluetooth speaker Om/One available for pre-order

Levitating Bluetooth speaker Om/One available for pre-order

By 2 January 2015

Just when you thought there were too many Bluetooth speakers on the market, and that they all seem to do the same thing, a new comes along that attempts to break the mould. Well, in this case, defy gravity. The Om/One is a gravity-defying Bluetooth speaker... >>

Samsung's 360-degree speakers look like they’re invading from Mars

Samsung's 360-degree speakers look like they’re invading from Mars

By 30 December 2014

Like LG, Samsung is seemingly leaving no surprises for CES 2015 - at least, not when it comes to its audio products. It has pre-empted the show with an announcement of the various speakers it plans to have on its stand. The company has expanded its line-up... >>

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

Speaker placement tips and tricks: Things to look out for when setting up a hi-fi or home cinema

By 27 December 2014

Whether you are investing in expensive premium floorstanding speakers or a budget Bluetooth speaker, where you place it in a room will be important to how good it sounds. The room shape itself is important, especially for a surround sound system which... >>

Multiroom Spotify streaming should be easy and affordable with new Philips speakers

Multiroom Spotify streaming should be easy and affordable with new Philips speakers

By 1 December 2014

Spotify users now have affordable multiroom speaker options from Philips allowing them to stream music anywhere. The Philips SW700M and larger SW750M use Spotify Connect to allow users control of Spotify from a mobile using the native Spotify app. The... >>

Quality of sound and the tech behind it: What to look for when choosing a speaker

Quality of sound and the tech behind it: What to look for when choosing a speaker

By 27 October 2014

There are hundreds of speakers available to buy, from complete surround sound systems to the portable Bluetooth numbers you can take to the park, but how do you tell the difference between them? What makes a good speaker sound better than a bad one? And... >>