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  • Spaced360 Bluetooth speaker throws sound in all directions
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    Spaced360 Bluetooth speaker throws sound in all directions

    By 11 April 2014

    Spaced360 wants to fire sound all over any room it's in thanks to its design and use of Orbitsound AirSound technology. The ninja-star shaped Bluetooth speaker uses aptX Bluetooth for CD-quality audio streaming. NFC is used to allow pairing of devices...

  • Sonos adds Google Play Music to speakers, lets you control system from Google Play app
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    Sonos adds Google Play Music to speakers, lets you control system from Google Play app

    By 10 April 2014

    Sonos has added Google Play Music to its list of streaming services available on the multi-room speaker system. The deal will see the Google run music service available to Sonos users for the first time. And in a move that shows what could be in store...

  • Make any speaker Bluetooth connected using Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter
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    Make any speaker Bluetooth connected using Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter

    By 4 April 2014

    Logitech has announced its Bluetooth Audio Adapter that will allow users to upgrade their old speakers for Bluetooth connectivity. The adapter allows users to control the speakers from up to two devices at a time, be they mobiles or tablets. This offers...

  • Panasonic ALL multi-room speakers pictures and first listen
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    Panasonic ALL multi-room speakers pictures and first listen

    By 26 March 2014

    Panasonic announced a new line-up of wireless multi-room speakers at CES 2014 and confirmed that they will be available in Europe at the Panasonic Convention 2014 in Amsterdam this week.  The multi-room speaker system - called ALL - comprises of a number...

  • New Sonos apps bring universal search and streamlined design
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    New Sonos apps bring universal search and streamlined design

    By 18 March 2014

    Sonos has updated its Android and iOS apps to bring new features to the company's wireless music system. The new update is expected to be officially available at the end of April for Android and iOS users, but will be able to be tried by Android users...

  • A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March
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    A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March

    By 8 March 2014

    Meteorological spring has arrived. Hurrah. And with the scent of the sun on the horizon in the UK, we're bringing you rays of tech-review sunshine this week in various forms. First and foremost it's Geneva Motor Show week. We've seen the BMW M235i and...

  • Denon DHT-T100 review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Denon DHT-T100 review

    By 3 March 2014

    Speaker bases have appeared from all corners recently, their purpose to offer an upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers but without the need for a full speaker setup or soundbar. Denon's DHT-T100 offering lives directly under the TV to keep it tucked...

  • Bowers & Wilkins revamps 600 Series speaker range, aimed at home cinema and hi-fi
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    Bowers & Wilkins revamps 600 Series speaker range, aimed at home cinema and hi-fi

    By 10 February 2014

    Bowers & Wilkins has launched a revamped line-up of speakers for its 600 Series. There are six new speakers in the range in total, with two differently sized floorstanders, the 683 and 684, a bookshelf satellite, the 685, and a compact speaker for those...

  • Bose SoundLink III speaker for £260 offers Bluetooth connectivity and colourful scratch-proof cases
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    Bose SoundLink III speaker for £260 offers Bluetooth connectivity and colourful scratch-proof cases

    By 6 February 2014

    Bose has introduced a new Bluetooth speaker called the SoundLink III,  a successor to the SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker. Describing it as the "best-performing mobile Bluetooth speaker", Bose said it plays louder and longer than the SoundLink Mini...

  • Wireless BoomBox speaker for smartphones delivers amplifed sound with a single touch for £25
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    Wireless BoomBox speaker for smartphones delivers amplifed sound with a single touch for £25

    By 31 January 2014

    There's a new wireless speaker on the market that works with just a simple touch, and it's appropriately called the Wireless Touch Speaker BoomBox. Since the BoomBox is wireless, you won't need to plug in your smartphone to hear amplified music. All you...

  • A week in reviews: 13 - 17 January
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    A week in reviews: 13 - 17 January

    By 18 January 2014

    We spent the beginning of January marching around various halls and hotel suites at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, and that was an eye-opener as to what to expect over the coming year. It's all flexible TVs, wearable tech from every corner of the...

  • Yamaha Relit Bluetooth speaker with wireless sound and light now fully available the UK
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    Yamaha Relit Bluetooth speaker with wireless sound and light now fully available the UK

    By 16 January 2014

    Relit is Yamaha's designer sound system that doesn't stop at your ears, it wants to get in through your eyes too. It's a beautiful-looking wireless speaker that Yamaha says offers crystal-clear sound. The Relit was unveiled at IFA in Berlin in September...

  • Stelle Audio Pillar review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Stelle Audio Pillar review

    By 15 January 2014

    The Stelle Audio Pillar certainly proves that Bluetooth speakers needn’t be small, plasticky pieces of kit with mediocre sound. This pillar-shaped speaker not only looks the part, the premium build of the device also kicks out the audio with gusto....

  • Panasonic introduces multi-room speaker systems with Qualcomm AllPlay support
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    Panasonic introduces multi-room speaker systems with Qualcomm AllPlay support

    By 6 January 2014

    Panasonic has announced new multi-room speaker systems that uses Qualcomm's AllPlay.  The AllPlay solution  - during CES 2014 in Las Vegas - will allow you to beam music from your mobile device, over the network and into the speakers. The line-up consists...

  • Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year
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    Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

    By 31 December 2013

    It's been a rollercoaster ride through the world of tech in 2013. The promise of wearable tech seems to have all but worn off - pun intended - and we're at the advent of Ultra HD 4K content and devices becoming mainstream. Or supposedly. The chatter of...

  • A week in reviews: 16 - 20 December
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    A week in reviews: 16 - 20 December

    By 21 December 2013

    Panic! It's the eve of the week before Christmas and there are plenty of stocking fillers to buy. Which is why this week's reviews have varied from toys to cameras and the rather lovely Kindle Paperwhite. So, go on, fill yer boots. We've been playing...

  • Libratone Loop review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Libratone Loop review

    By 20 December 2013

    We’ve had something of a love-hate relationship with the Libratone Loop. This circular-fronted speaker has a distinctive, quirky design and - even though we’ve ended up with the grey finish for review instead of one of the more exciting colour options...

  • Hands-on: Bayan Audio Soundbook X3 review
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    Hands-on: Bayan Audio Soundbook X3 review

    By 16 December 2013

    Bluetooth speakers are all the rage, but if you’re looking for a slice of audio product hot stuff to adorn your bookshelf or desk then British manufacturer Bayan Audio might have just the ticket in the Soundbook X3. The name is a clue to the product’s...

  • A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December
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    A week in reviews: 9 - 13 December

    By 14 December 2013

    The Christmas countdown is on and there's tech aplenty on the approach too. What will Santa put under the tree this year? Perhaps it'll be the rather lovely 8-inch LG G Pad tablet. Or, if there's a bit more cash in the kitty and you're off on a new year's...

  • Onkyo LS-T10 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Onkyo LS-T10 review

    By 13 December 2013

    One of the emerging trends of 2013 has been the speaker base. They've appeared from all quarters - including Onkyo, here with the LS-T10 - looking to resolve that issue of poor TV sound, but without treading down the full AV receiver and surround sound...

  • i-Box Max aptX Bluetooth speaker is here to impress your ears
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    i-Box Max aptX Bluetooth speaker is here to impress your ears

    By 13 December 2013

    i-Box has announced a new speaker to add to its wireless range, called the Max. The i-Box Max is a Bluetooth speaker that uses high-quality aptX coding for superior sound. It’s also working with Bluetooth 4.0, so battery life won’t be drained too...

  • Audioengine A2+ speakers launch with Audioengine D3 USB DAC headphone amp
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    Audioengine A2+ speakers launch with Audioengine D3 USB DAC headphone amp

    By 12 December 2013

    Audioengine has launched two new products, Audioengine D3 and Audioengine A2+, which are meant to bolster the audio output and sound performance of your computer-based music. Audioengine D3 is a 24-bit USB DAC and headphone amp that plugs into the USB...

  • Gear4 HouseParty 6 speaker with iPhone and iPod Lightning dock on sale today
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    Gear4 HouseParty 6 speaker with iPhone and iPod Lightning dock on sale today

    By 21 November 2013

    Gear4 has just announced its HouseParty 6 speaker with Lightning dock for iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5 and newer iPod Touch. READ: GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal review The HouseParty 6 has a spring-loaded Lightning connector, two 2.7-inch drivers and a bass...

  • Dali Kubik Free is the Bluetooth speaker for the audio connoisseur
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    Dali Kubik Free is the Bluetooth speaker for the audio connoisseur

    By 14 November 2013

    Danish high-end speaker brand Dali has made its performance-centric Bluetooth speaker system available in the UK. The Dali Kubik Free is a wireless two-way active speaker that features a 5-inch (127mm) wood fibre cone woofer and 1-inch (25cm) soft dome...

  • World record number of live performances to be streamed from 30 London Eye capsules tonight
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    World record number of live performances to be streamed from 30 London Eye capsules tonight

    By 14 November 2013

    As part of a Red Bull Revolutions in Sound record attempt this evening 30 live performances will be broadcast from different capsules of the London Eye. This will beat the previous record of 26 achieved at the 2012 Olympics. The pods will each be home...