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Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's streaming tech explained
Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's streaming tech explained By Dan Grabham

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech. But what exactly is AirPlay 2, what can it do?... Read more

Vizio enters UK market with a boom, SB362An 2.1 soundbar first to arrive
Vizio enters UK market with a boom, SB362An 2.1 soundbar first to arrive By Rik Henderson

US AV company Vizio is finally entering the UK market, with its first product to come to these shores being a sub-£150 soundbar.... Read more

Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives
Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives By Britta O'Boyle

Numerous third party speakers have embraced Amazon's capable Alexa assistant alongside the Echo devices. Here are the best Amazon Echo alternatives. Read more

LG 2019 soundbars: A closer look at the Meridian-tuned Atmos speakers - SL10, SL9, SL8
LG 2019 soundbars: A closer look at the Meridian-tuned Atmos speakers - SL10, SL9, SL8 By Chris Hall

Dolby Atmos is firmly on the agenda as the immersive sound technology becomes more readily available through services like Netflix and Apple TV, and... Read more

Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives
Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives By Britta O'Boyle

Numerous third party speakers have embraced Amazon's capable Alexa assistant alongside the Echo devices. Here are the best Amazon Echo alternatives.... Read more

Hey Google, Sonos now supports your Assistant
Hey Google, Sonos now supports your Assistant By Britta O'Boyle

Google Assistant has finally started to arrive on Sonos, making the company the first to offer support for multiple voice assistants in the same sound... Read more

Ruark's latest Tempo radio is a collab with Linley (that makes it very expensive)
Ruark's latest Tempo radio is a collab with Linley (that makes it very expensive) By Dan Grabham

British audio firm Ruark has announced a collaboration with furniture designer Linley to produce the Tempo radio. Althogh the devices have quite a stunning... Read more

The best Amazon US Prime Day deals 2019: Phones, laptops, smart home devices, and more
The best Amazon US Prime Day deals 2019: Phones, laptops, smart home devices, and more By Maggie Tillman

We're expecting plenty of great best deals from Amazon US this year.... Read more

Pure's StreamR portable speakers have Bluetooth, DAB and one is splashproof
Pure's StreamR portable speakers have Bluetooth, DAB and one is splashproof By Dan Grabham

Pure has debuted StreamR and StreamR Splash, two new portable Bluetooth speakers but with a built-in digital radio. On paper, StreamR should be a great... Read more

Wharfedale Vista 200S soundbar review: Impressive performer offers exceptional value
4.5 stars Wharfedale Vista 200S soundbar review: Impressive performer offers exceptional value By Steve Withers

Looking for a simple yet cost effective soundbar solution? This 2.1-channel Wharfedale, which includes an active wireless subwoofer, is a great option... Read more

Polk Command Bar review: Outstanding value and great sound to boot
5.0 stars Polk Command Bar review: Outstanding value and great sound to boot By Steve Withers

A 2.1 system with separate subwoofer included for under £230? Sounds like a bargain. It is - but it's even better thanks to Amazon Alexa built in!... Read more

Naim Mu-so 2 initial review: Simply superb sound quality
Naim Mu-so 2 initial review: Simply superb sound quality By Mike Lowe

The Mu-so sequel is here, upgrading (and up-pricing) one of the best all-in-one systems we've ever heard. So what's new and why should you buy one?... Read more

Hit the road with Marshall's new Bluetooth speaker duo
Hit the road with Marshall's new Bluetooth speaker duo By Dan Grabham

Marshall has added two new portable speakers to its range of small-format Bluetooth and Wi-Fi speakers.... Read more

Marshall Stockwell II review: Portable rock star
4.0 stars Marshall Stockwell II review: Portable rock star By Dan Grabham

Marshall's updated Bluetooth speaker range will provide you with punchy, adjustable audio - but there are some cheaper rivals around.... Read more

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 redesigned and refreshed with Google Assistant and more
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 redesigned and refreshed with Google Assistant and more By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen has announced a new version of its wireless Beoplay A9 speaker, due to hit stores on 14 May.... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Formation explored: The high-end multiroom system to unseat Sonos
Bowers & Wilkins Formation explored: The high-end multiroom system to unseat Sonos By Chris Hall

The biggest trend in audio recently has been connectivity. Moving on from the notion of having a Hi-Fi system sitting in one room in your house, the modern... Read more

Orbitsound's latest speaker is a £12,000 all-in-one luxury system
Orbitsound's latest speaker is a £12,000 all-in-one luxury system By Maggie Tillman

A British audio company has just announced a new all-in-one speaker system for those of you who have £12,000 to spare.... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins embraces multiroom tech at last with Formation soundbar and speaker system
Bowers & Wilkins embraces multiroom tech at last with Formation soundbar and speaker system By Rik Henderson

After nailing high-quality wireless tech for its headphones, the Bowers & Wilkins Formation system embraces multiroom audio technology for the first time.... Read more

Best cheap soundbar deals this May: Save £100s on Sonos, Bose, Sony, Samsung and LG
Best cheap soundbar deals this May: Save £100s on Sonos, Bose, Sony, Samsung and LG By Rob Kerr

Best cheap soundbar and soundbase deals 2019, save £100s on Sonos, Bose, Sony, Samsung and LG... Read more

Cambridge Audio Yoyo L review: A versatile box of audio tricks
4.5 stars Cambridge Audio Yoyo L review: A versatile box of audio tricks By Mike Lowe

The largest of three speakers in the range, the woollen-clad Yoyo is a versatile speaker box that makes for a great soundbar alternative too.... Read more

Amazon's Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are now available in the UK
Amazon's Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are now available in the UK By Dan Grabham

Amazon's hi-fi orientated Echo devices are now available to buy in the UK, having previously been available in the US.... Read more

Alexa on Sonos devices can now control Apple Music
Alexa on Sonos devices can now control Apple Music By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos users in the UK and US will now be able to control Apple Music through Alexa when they update to the latest version of the Sonos app.... Read more

Best turntables 2019: The top record players to buy for Record Store Day
Best turntables 2019: The top record players to buy for Record Store Day By Dan Grabham

We've gathered together the best turntables money can buy - whatever your budget.... Read more

Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: Top portable speakers to buy today
Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: Top portable speakers to buy today By Dan Grabham

Our guide to the best Bluetooth speakers available to buy today.... Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker initial review: Functional design, great sound
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker initial review: Functional design, great sound By Britta O'Boyle

The Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker has the same internals and features as the Play:1, whilst also doubling up as a lamp, but what's it like?... Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker initial review: What's the £99 speaker like?
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker initial review: What's the £99 speaker like? By Britta O'Boyle

At £99, the Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker is the cheapest way to get your hands on Sonos and its great features but what's it like?... Read more

Marantz's new Melody X is its smallest hi-fi system yet
Marantz's new Melody X is its smallest hi-fi system yet By Dan Grabham

Marantz’s Melody X is a new one-box hi-fi that’s the company’s smallest yet. It features CD, DAB+ and FM plus streaming via Bluetooth and Apple’s... Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk speakers officially revealed, starting at €99.95
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk speakers officially revealed, starting at €99.95 By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos and Ikea have officially revealed the first speakers within the collaborative Symfonisk range. The first comes in the form of the the Symfonisk Wi-Fi... Read more

Devialet Phantom Reactor review: The sound of the future
5.0 stars Devialet Phantom Reactor review: The sound of the future By Mike Lowe

Back in 2016 we tested out some of the very finest all-in-one speakers we've ever heard - and, frankly, seen - in a pair of Devialet Phantom Gold. Which,... Read more

Apple HomePod price slashed: Here are the best HomePod deals
Apple HomePod price slashed: Here are the best HomePod deals By Dan Grabham

Apple has dropped the price of its HomePod smart speaker in the US and UK. You can see our best HomePod prices in the table below - updated live. In the... Read more

Is Apple Music coming to Chromecast and Google Home?
Is Apple Music coming to Chromecast and Google Home? By Dan Grabham

Is Apple Music about to come to Chromecast and Google Home? Some digging of code by 9to5Google suggests that might well be the case. Apple Music is already... Read more

Sonos One vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

How do you choose between the Sonos One and Sonos Play:1? Which is the right Sonos for you? We compare the two small Sonos speakers to help you decide.... Read more

Best wireless speakers 2019: The top Wi-Fi speakers to choose from
Best wireless speakers 2019: The top Wi-Fi speakers to choose from By Dan Grabham

Here's our guide to the finest Wi-Fi-enabled speakers around.... Read more

Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: Which is the best Sonos soundbar for you?
Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: Which is the best Sonos soundbar for you? By Maggie Tillman

Here's how Sonos Beam compares to Sonos Playbar, to help you work out which is best for you.... Read more

Which is the best UE speaker? Megablast, Blast, Megaboom 3, Boom 3 and Wonderboom compared
Which is the best UE speaker? Megablast, Blast, Megaboom 3, Boom 3 and Wonderboom compared By Britta O'Boyle

Ultimate Ears is well known for its excellent Bluetooth speakers but which is right for you? We've compared them all here to help you decide.... Read more

Got your Samsung QLED TV? Samsung has some special soundbars for you
Got your Samsung QLED TV? Samsung has some special soundbars for you By Dan Grabham

Two new Q Series soundbars feature Samsung Acoustic Beam technology.... Read more

There's some Sonos One news but it's not what you think
There's some Sonos One news but it's not what you think By Britta O'Boyle

Sadly, Google Assistant is still not available on the Sonos One, but Sonos has made some changes to the internal components of its Alexa-powered smart... Read more

Best soundbar and soundbase 2019: Boost your TV audio
Best soundbar and soundbase 2019: Boost your TV audio By Britta O'Boyle

Whatever your budget and goal, we've collated a selection of options to help boost your TV's audio. Here are the best soundbars and speaker bases.... Read more

Panasonic HTB900 is a Technics-tuned soundbar supporting Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
Panasonic HTB900 is a Technics-tuned soundbar supporting Dolby Atmos and DTS:X By Chris Hall

Panasonic has announced two soundbar models offering Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, one with Technics tuning... Read more

Sonos Amp: What is it, what can it do and why do you need it?
Sonos Amp: What is it, what can it do and why do you need it? By Britta O'Boyle

If you're confused about what the Sonos Amp is, what is does and whether you should buy one - this feature explains everything about the Sonos Amp.... Read more

Sonos Amp is now available for pre-order in Europe
Sonos Amp is now available for pre-order in Europe By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos has announced the Sonos Architectural by Sonance speakers, which have been designed and optimised for the Sonos Amp that will be available to pre-order... Read more

Q Acoustics offers a more interior-friendly version of its flagship loudspeaker
Q Acoustics offers a more interior-friendly version of its flagship loudspeaker By Dan Grabham

When we first heard Q Acoustics' Concept 500 floorstander speakers we were blown away and now the British company has launched the Concept 300 version. Designed... Read more

Ruark R5 is an all-in-one music system that puts quality first
Ruark R5 is an all-in-one music system that puts quality first By Chris Hall

Wonderfully rich sound from this uncompromising music system... Read more

YouTube Music comes to Sonos, play tracks on any Sonos speaker
YouTube Music comes to Sonos, play tracks on any Sonos speaker By Rik Henderson

Google's YouTube Music subscription service is now available as a streaming option on Sonos speakers.... Read more

Save $100 on Sonos Playbase, Playbar, Sub and $50 off the Sonos Beam
Save $100 on Sonos Playbase, Playbar, Sub and $50 off the Sonos Beam By Dan Grabham

Save $100 Sonos Playbase, Playbar, Sub and $50 off the Sonos Beam... Read more

Sonos One review: Superb sound with the added bonus of Amazon Alexa
5.0 stars Sonos One review: Superb sound with the added bonus of Amazon Alexa By Britta O'Boyle

Alexa is capable of plenty, but what it can't do is tell you what the Sonos One is like. We can though. "Hey Pocket-lint, should I buy the Sonos One?"... Read more

Libratone Zipp 2 review: A sensational-sounding smart speaker
4.5 stars Libratone Zipp 2 review: A sensational-sounding smart speaker By Mike Lowe

This 3rd gen speaker adds Alexa voice-control, AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect to a solid design and audio base. It is the best wireless home speaker?... Read more

Polk Command Bar gains Alexa multi-room compatibility
Polk Command Bar gains Alexa multi-room compatibility By Chris Hall

With the world of Alexa expanding, it's no longer what your device does on day one that's important - it's how it develops. With Polk confirming that its... Read more

Sonos Three: The compelling case for a Play:3 upgrade
Sonos Three: The compelling case for a Play:3 upgrade By Britta O'Boyle

We know the Sonos Ikea collaboration and Google Assistant are coming in 2019, but let us put forward the extremely compelling case for a Play:3 update... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Home initial review: Still shrouded in mystery
Samsung Galaxy Home initial review: Still shrouded in mystery By Dan Grabham

There's still much we don't know about Samsung Galaxy Home and its price point will probably dictate whether it's a credible smart option.... Read more

Sonos hints it has made a cheap Sub Core subwoofer and more new devices
Sonos hints it has made a cheap Sub Core subwoofer and more new devices By Maggie Tillman

A survey recently sent to Sonos users provides some potential hints about what Sonos might be planning.... Read more

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