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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... >>

Bowers & Wilkins T7 review: The Bluetooth speaker worth waiting for
5 out of 5

Bowers & Wilkins T7 review: The Bluetooth speaker worth waiting for

By 21 October 2014

Bowers & Wilkins must have grown tired of questions about when it would enter the Bluetooth speaker market. After all, it was one of the pioneers of premium iPod and iPhone docks with its Zeppelin range. It even embraced Airplay as a wireless music transmission... >>

The Jarre AeroBull is the weirdest speaker we've ever seen, after the AeroSkull (hands-on)

The Jarre AeroBull is the weirdest speaker we've ever seen, after the AeroSkull (hands-on)

By 26 September 2014

If you're looking an iPhone dock or Bluetooth speaker that's a little different, then Jarre Technologies might have the answer. That perhaps shouldn't come as a surprise, given that it comes from the mind of Jean Michel Jarre, no stranger to the obscure.... >>

Bose SoundLink adds Color Bluetooth speaker and on-ear Bluetooth headphones

Bose SoundLink adds Color Bluetooth speaker and on-ear Bluetooth headphones

By 15 September 2014

Bose has announced two new wireless products in its SoundLink series: the Color Bluetooth speaker and on-ear Bluetooth headphones. The new SoundLink Color is the most affordable Bose Bluetooth speaker yet, designed to let you take your tunes with you... >>

LG Music Flow: Hands-on with the most compelling Sonos rival yet

LG Music Flow: Hands-on with the most compelling Sonos rival yet

By 22 August 2014

LG has launched a comprehensive wireless multi-room audio system it is calling LG Music Flow. It is a complete system of audio devices that will rival the dominant player in this segment, Sonos. We've seen a number of launches in recent months and years... >>

What’s better than a Bluetooth speaker? One that levitates

What’s better than a Bluetooth speaker? One that levitates

By 12 August 2014

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 mold. Well, in this case, defy gravity. The Om/One is a gravity-defying Bluetooth speaker... >>

Pringles giving away free packet-top speakers that deliver 'crisp' sound

Pringles giving away free packet-top speakers that deliver 'crisp' sound

By 6 August 2014

Pringles is giving away speakers that fit on top of its packets of crisps, for free. The speaker-tops come with LEDs that flash different colours to the sound of the music being played. The music can come from any device via the 3.5mm audio cable. And... >>

Denon introduces CEOL Carino Bluetooth audio system with NFC connectivity

Denon introduces CEOL Carino Bluetooth audio system with NFC connectivity

By 3 June 2014

Denon has added to its CEOL family with the CEOL Carino computer and Bluetooth audio system. Its name has been formed from the Gaelic word for music, combined with the word for cute and that is exactly what they are, small and cute. The CEOL Carino connects... >>

A week in reviews: 26 - 30 May

A week in reviews: 26 - 30 May

By 31 May 2014

With this year's E3 expo just around the corner, last year's big game announcements are beginning to trickle out as full releases. Watch Dogs is this summer's biggest anticipation, but is it really as good as we all hoped it would be? We bring our verdict.... >>

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers review
4 out of 5

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers review

By 29 May 2014

British firm Ruark created the Ruark MR1 speakers as an entry point for those who want better sounding music, but aren't prepared to dish out lots of cash. Have they achieved that goal, or can you achieve the same for less? Design The Ruark MR1 are two... >>