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What headphones does the iPhone 7 come with?

What headphones does the iPhone 7 come with?

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Apple has announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and one of the big changes is that the 3.5mm headphone socket is gone.That's not a huge deal, it just means you'll have to use the Lightning socket to connect headphones instead.There has been some confusion... >>

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

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Bang & Olufsen has announced two new speaker systems at at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany this week, bringing with them a striking cone design for those wanting something more than just a box.The aluminium cone design means that the two speakers... >>

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

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Sonos, the wireless multi-room speaker system, has confirmed that it will soon allow users to have full control of their system via the desktop and mobile Spotify app. It also announced it would be adding voice support via Amazon's Alexa powered products,... >>

LG has the cutest Bluetooth speaker that looks like a candle with built-in mood lighting

LG has the cutest Bluetooth speaker that looks like a candle with built-in mood lighting

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LG has announced a new collection of Bluetooth speakers all offering quirky refreshing design, a little different to your average silver or black Bluetooth box. Of the collection, the dramatically named PH3 is the most interesting, with a design like... >>

Pizza Hut in UK made a playable DJ pizza box and will give them out

Pizza Hut in UK made a playable DJ pizza box and will give them out

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Pizza Hut's latest marketing gimmick in the UK is pretty awesome - and techy.The pizza chain has introduced the "world's first playable DJ pizza box". It's a real-life cardboard pizza box that turns into a touch-sensitive deck, complete with a mixer and... >>

B&O BeoPlay A1 by Bang & Olufsen review: Bluetooth speaker bliss
5.0 stars

B&O BeoPlay A1 by Bang & Olufsen review: Bluetooth speaker bliss

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It's not often a Bluetooth speaker has its designer's name tucked away within its specification. But then the BeoPlay A1, by Bang & Olufsen, is no ordinary Bluetooth speaker; it's exemplary for the kind of sound quality that can be achieved at this small... >>

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

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Sonos is rolling out a new public beta software update today, which adds plenty of new features to the apps.Music playback has been simplified, via your queue or from individual tracks and albums. There are also some new playlist functions.So here's what's... >>

Harman Kardon Go + Play review: Post-retro design, powerful audio
4.0 stars

Harman Kardon Go + Play review: Post-retro design, powerful audio

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Can a wireless speaker already be retro? Weirdly enough, that's what the Harman Kardon Go + Play feels like. There's something refreshing about how out-of-step it is.As a large wireless speaker it totally ignores the trend for every speaker larger than... >>

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

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Media streaming server Plex on Wednesday announced support for Sonos.This integration basically allows Sonos customers to access their Plex libraries from the Sonos app in order to stream media to their Sonos speaker setups. And anyone with a Plex Pass... >>

Zemi Aria speaker review: Majors and minors
4.0 stars

Zemi Aria speaker review: Majors and minors

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When we meet Francesco Pellisari, the designer of the Zemi Aria speaker, he's a mixture of eccentric Italian and yet quiet in that seemingly genius-like manner. Does his latest speaker exhibit the same qualities as its designer?We're drawn to the Zemi... >>

Cambridge Audio SE1 earphones give you Beryllium drivers for under £100, profits go to charity

Cambridge Audio SE1 earphones give you Beryllium drivers for under £100, profits go to charity

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Cambridge Audio is soon to unleash earphones with Beryllium drivers for under £100. That sort of technology often costs north of £150.What's more, all profits from sales of the Cambridge Audio SE1 headphones will be given to a youth music charity.We... >>

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

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When the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless arrived at the tail end of last year it blew us away. It was (and still is) a glorious refresh of the speaker that defined the high-end iPod dock category and there are few rivals that can match its audio... >>

Google offers 4 free months of Play Music to celebrate 4 July in US

Google offers 4 free months of Play Music to celebrate 4 July in US

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Google really wants you to use its Play Music service - especially Americans this Independence Day.In celebration of 4 July in the US, Google is offering US subscribers a four-month trial of Google Play Music at no cost. With this trial, they'll be able... >>

Always wanted a Bose speaker? Now you can get your kids to build one

Always wanted a Bose speaker? Now you can get your kids to build one

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Bose is looking to demystify the world of audio with BoseBuild, a build-it-yourself category of products that will let kids discover what goes into a speaker and figure out how it all works.The BoseBuild kit is all about exploration, providing all the... >>

Be warned: Game of Thrones spoiler site is pure evil, will text you spoilers

Be warned: Game of Thrones spoiler site is pure evil, will text you spoilers

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The face of pure evil has revealed itself and there's not a tail or set of horns in site. It's a website that texts spoilers for Game of Thrones to a chosen victim.The horribly thought up Spoiled.io website specialises in ruining Game of Thrones. All... >>

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

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Over the years, high-end audio brand Bang & Olufsen has been making strides to standardise its systems, with many of them now able to stream music through Apple Airplay, DLNA, Bluetooth and its own Beolink Multiroom technology.Now you can add Google Cast... >>

How to make your family room smart

How to make your family room smart

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Here you are: the family room. Kick back and relax. This is where you can watch TV, listen to music and more. Maybe it's not the home cinema system you've yearned for, with projection room and seating in rows, but you can make it a brilliant den with... >>

Amazon might launch a paid music-streaming service that works with Echo

Amazon might launch a paid music-streaming service that works with Echo

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Apple Music and Spotify might soon face heavy competition from Amazon.According to CNBC, Amazon will announce a standalone music-streaming service. It'll launch this summer or autumn, offering up a catalogue of songs for $9.99 a month. Amazon, which... >>

Cyrus Audio will start selling its One compact amplifier this summer for £699

Cyrus Audio will start selling its One compact amplifier this summer for £699

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UK-based Cyrus Audio has introduced a compact amplifier that's affordable.The high-end stereo system maker is describing its new Cyrus One amplifier as a provider of "high quality audio" but at an tolerable price point. It is a 100-watt-per-channel amp... >>

Denon adds Hi-Res to HEOS, confirms wider system expansion

Denon adds Hi-Res to HEOS, confirms wider system expansion

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Denon announced a major upgrade to its HEOS multi-room speaker range in the form of the HEOS HS2 a couple of months ago and the new range is now available to buy.The HEOS HS2 range carries the same design as the original HEOS HS1 system and the two ranges... >>

Turtle Beach HyperSound Glass speakers direct sound so only you can hear the awesome

Turtle Beach HyperSound Glass speakers direct sound so only you can hear the awesome

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Turtle Beach has created a set of glass speakers aptly named HyperSound Glass that use ultrasonic audio to deliver sound directly, without filling the room. That means you can only hear them loud if you're sat directly in front of them - ideal for gamers.The... >>

Bowers & Wilkins goes gold with Burberry T7 Bluetooth speaker

Bowers & Wilkins goes gold with Burberry T7 Bluetooth speaker

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Bowers & Wilkins has announced a partnership with Burberry to create the T7 Gold Edition compact Bluetooth speaker.The Bowers & Wilkins T7 is already an established Bluetooth speaker that, it says, is its most portable design to date. That connectivity... >>

ACW Star Wars Bluetooth speakers preview: Joined soon by Vader and Master Chief

ACW Star Wars Bluetooth speakers preview: Joined soon by Vader and Master Chief

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There have been a few Star Wars themed speakers over the years but few quite as visually impressive as the first duo of Bluetooth loudspeakers from British audio firm AC Worldwide.It revealed to Pocket-lint that it will be releasing additional models... >>

Now Apple is thought to be making an Amazon Echo-like speaker with Siri

Now Apple is thought to be making an Amazon Echo-like speaker with Siri

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Amazon Echo has been doing so well that not only Google wants to copy it but now Apple as well.Amazon recently admitted that it's having trouble keeping Echo in stock due to high demand. It also launched two additional versions of the Bluetooth-enabled... >>

Ultimate Ears UE Roll 2: Rock 'n' roll reprisal

Ultimate Ears UE Roll 2: Rock 'n' roll reprisal

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The UE Roll, the discus-shaped rugged Bluetooth speaker, is back for round two.The UE Roll 2 takes the same dinky shape as the original waterproof speaker, but crams in 15 per cent more sound and better wireless range to 100-feet, according to the company.... >>

Roberts Radio S2 review: Singling out Sonos?
4.0 stars

Roberts Radio S2 review: Singling out Sonos?

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The Roberts Radio S2 - which is part of a whole new series of R-Line multi-room speakers - is one of the first products from everyone's favourite DAB radio maker. Alongside Pure Digital, anyway.At £279 the S2 is a good deal more affordable than the Sonos... >>

Donald Trump has never sounded this good... because he’s been made into an actual speaker

Donald Trump has never sounded this good... because he’s been made into an actual speaker

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Ever wanted to hear Donald Trump say something sensible? Or maybe just sing a bit of Adele? Well perhaps now you can, for the American political candidate - well known for his controversial speeches and slurs - has been made into an actual speaker. Ok,... >>

Here’s what the Samsung Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX cordless buds look like

Here’s what the Samsung Gear Fit 2 and Gear IconX cordless buds look like

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Samsung is getting ready to bulk its Gear line of products.The company is working on a follow-up to 2014's Gear Fit tracking band, and it's developed an entirely new device called Gear IconX. That last bit is actually a pair of cordless buds. Thanks to... >>

Sonos now works with Amazon Prime Music properly

Sonos now works with Amazon Prime Music properly

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After several months of offering the service as part of a beta test period, Sonos now officially plays Amazon Prime Music content.If you have an Amazon Prime subscription, the updated, full release application now gives you access to the entire collection... >>

Harman Kardon Go + Play shows there's still interest in quality Bluetooth speakers

Harman Kardon Go + Play shows there's still interest in quality Bluetooth speakers

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Harman Kardon has refreshed its high-end portable speaker with a more elegant look, quad drivers and the ability to wirelessly connect up to three devices at a time. That includes iPhone, iPad and Android devices.The latest in the Harman Kardon Go + Play... >>

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

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B&O Play has gone back to the drawing board to create a small speaker that's portable but doesn't compromise on sound or power, the result is the Beoplay A1.The Beoplay A1 is co-created by designer Cecille Manz meaning it's not only functional but attractive... >>

The Denon Design Series: Real Hi-Fi for real lifestyles

The Denon Design Series: Real Hi-Fi for real lifestyles

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Denon's Design Series of devices will do everything that a large Hi-Fi system will, fitting into your life as well as your home and giving you a compact system without sacrificing Denon performance.Designed to fit around you, Denon has taken its years... >>

JBL Reflect Aware C will pipe noise-cancelled music from your USB Type-C port

JBL Reflect Aware C will pipe noise-cancelled music from your USB Type-C port

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If you're jumping on the bandwagon with the latest devices, you'll have probably have encountered the new USB Type-C format. The new USB connection has appeared on the MacBook, Pixel C tablet, as well as a number of smartphones, like the new HTC 10 and... >>

Naim Mu-so Qb review: An all-round success
5.0 stars

Naim Mu-so Qb review: An all-round success

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When the original Naim Mu-so launched in 2014, it was received with critical acclaim. Although it's a physically large bit of kit, it impressed us so much that it took the Pocket-lint Awards gong for best speaker in 2015.Which sets-up the newer, smaller-scale... >>

Sonos to get voice control, like Amazon Echo

Sonos to get voice control, like Amazon Echo

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Sonos is looking to introduce voice control as a main part of its next-generation music streaming hardware.Citing Amazon's Alexa and Echo speakers, Sonos CEO John MacFarlane applauds products that have already brought voice control to music systems in... >>

Libratone Zipp review: A sound Scandinavian success
4.5 stars

Libratone Zipp review: A sound Scandinavian success

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Libratone is a Scandinavian company and does things a little differently. First, it likes its materials: whether woolly coats or similar, like with its Diva soundbar. Second, its products aren't as outlandishly expensive as most things in Copenhagen.The... >>

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

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Pure, the digital radio specialist, has unveiled an in-car system that will turn any motor into a digital radio and Spotify friendly machine.The Pure Highway 400 and Highway 600 are plug-and-play units that sit on a car's dashboard and connect to the... >>

Panasonic ALL Connected speaker system expands, bringing waterproof and network CD player options

Panasonic ALL Connected speaker system expands, bringing waterproof and network CD player options

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Panasonic's multi-room speaker system is called ALL Connected. There are a wide range of products in the family, spanning everything from soundbars to individual speakers. For 2016, the system has expanded and updated, bringing with it additional options... >>

Noveto speaker plays so only you can hear, no headphones needed

Noveto speaker plays so only you can hear, no headphones needed

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Noveto has shown off its directional speaker system that it wants to change the world by putting an end to headphones.The idea behind the Noveto speaker is to play audio directly into the ears of a single person without anyone else hearing the sound.Why... >>

New BBC Music app curates the best of the Beeb based on your music tastes

New BBC Music app curates the best of the Beeb based on your music tastes

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The BBC is continuing its push to offer more choice through various apps by launching a new dedicated BBC Music app.The free BBC Music app will, according to the Beeb, bring the best of music from across BBC TV, Radio and Online straight to the palm of... >>

LG G5 and Friends is an explosion of fun: Smartphone, 360 camera, VR headset and more

LG G5 and Friends is an explosion of fun: Smartphone, 360 camera, VR headset and more

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The launch of the LG G5 heralds the start of something new from LG. It might be an impressive end point at the end of a progressive journey over the past few years, but the launch at Mobile World Congress 2016 sees LG making a bigger splash than it's... >>

Get a free Chromecast by trying out Spotify Premium

Get a free Chromecast by trying out Spotify Premium

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Spotify has just announced that it will be giving away Google Chromecast devices to users who sign up to its Spotify Premium subscription.According to the music streaming company, Spotify on Chromecast was one of the most requested features by users.... >>

Beats Pill+ review: A pricey pill to swallow
3.5 stars

Beats Pill+ review: A pricey pill to swallow

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Portable Bluetooth speakers are available in abundance right now. Whether ones made by companies you've heard of, or ones that you haven't, the price and ability of such speakers hugely varies. With Beats now owned by Apple adding a sense of extra kudos... >>

Sonos finally gets full Apple Music support at last

Sonos finally gets full Apple Music support at last

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Apple Music has finally arrived on Sonos in full.From today, the full Apple Music streaming service will be available to all Sonos speaker owners and will provide access to all of the features subscribers expect.That includes the For You, New, Radio (including... >>

New Honor phones will come with Deezer preloaded

New Honor phones will come with Deezer preloaded

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Deezer and Huawei have partnered to pre-install the music streaming service on all Honor smartphones, such as the new Honor 5X, going forward.It is a first of its kind global partnership, with all new Honor phones having a Deezer app available to customers... >>

Sonos: What is it and what are the alternatives?

Sonos: What is it and what are the alternatives?

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Over the last couple of years, Sonos has really upped its game. Since the company began over a decade ago, it has developed a much more public profile.You might not be aware of what Sonos provides and how it works, but chances are if you are reading this... >>

Apple Music: 8 tips to master before you start streaming

Apple Music: 8 tips to master before you start streaming

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Apple Music is now out, and we'll admit, the whole thing is a bit overwhelming.Not only do you need to figure out how to get the service up and running, but you also need to get the free trial, embark on the setup process, specify what music you like,... >>