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Sony 360-degree audio format launches this autumn with 1,000 tunes
Sony 360-degree audio format launches this autumn with 1,000 tunes By Maggie Tillman

Sony's new 360 Reality Audio technology will launch this autumn with a starter pack of songs and support for at least one Echo device.... Read more

Linn Series 3 speaker embraces streaming services and HD audio
Linn Series 3 speaker embraces streaming services and HD audio By Stuart Miles

Linn, the Scottish-based speaker firm, has launched its latest speaker, with the hope of appealing to those who want streaming music and high-quality sound,... 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

Orbitsound One P70W V2 £399 soundbar uses tech from £12K sibling
Orbitsound One P70W V2 £399 soundbar uses tech from £12K sibling By Rik Henderson

The Orbitsound One P70W V2 offers some of the same proprietary technology found in the company's high-end system but for a much more affordable price.... Read more

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

Updated 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

This speaker is designed to last forever - it can be upgraded
This speaker is designed to last forever - it can be upgraded By Dan Grabham

This speaker from Stockholm-based Transparent Sound is, says the brand, "designed to last forever". The Bluetooth-enabled (there's no Wi-Fi) Small Transparent... Read more

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Speaker 2019 and how to vote
Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Speaker 2019 and how to vote By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Speaker 2019 and details on how to vote for your favourite.... Read more

What is Sonos Flex, what do the subscriptions offer and how much do they cost?
What is Sonos Flex, what do the subscriptions offer and how much do they cost? By Britta O'Boyle

Everything you need to know about Sonos Flex, including where the service is available, what subscription packages there are and how much they cost.... Read more

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

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

Sonos Playbase vs Playbar: What's the difference?
Sonos Playbase vs Playbar: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated Here we are looking at how the Sonos Playbar and the Playbase compare to help you work out which is the most suitable for your home and setup.... Read more

Sennheiser Ambeo review: Single-box sonic nirvana
4.5 stars Sennheiser Ambeo review: Single-box sonic nirvana By Steve Withers

This huge single-box soundbar solution sounds like the best in the business, but without true rear channels or a sub is it worth the asking price?... Read more

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation review: One sensational home speaker
5.0 stars Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation review: One sensational home speaker By Mike Lowe

The second-gen hard-wired home speaker brings updated control wheel, new drivers and an included control. And a larger price. Is it worth it?... Read more

How to set up Alexa on your Sonos system
How to set up Alexa on your Sonos system By Britta O'Boyle

Updated This feature guides you through how to add Alexa support to your Sonos devices.... Read more

LG SL9YG review: The soundbar gets smart
4.0 stars LG SL9YG review: The soundbar gets smart By Steve Withers

This soundbar and subwoofer combo is a fair price, but there aren't as many channels as the competition can offer - is it still worth buying?... Read more

How to set up Google Assistant on your Sonos system
How to set up Google Assistant on your Sonos system By Britta O'Boyle

This feature guides you through how to add Google Assistant support to your Sonos devices.... Read more

Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room speaker system
Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room speaker system By Britta O'Boyle

Read our tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your Sonos One, Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, Playbar, Playbase or Beam.... Read more

How to tune your Sonos speakers with Trueplay for better sound quality
How to tune your Sonos speakers with Trueplay for better sound quality By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos Trueplay is a software feature that allows users to tune their Sonos speakers to the room they are in, quickly and easily. Here's how to do it.... Read more

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?
What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work? By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos Trueplay is a software feature that allows anyone who owns a Sonos speaker to tune it specifically to the room it is in. Here is how it works.... Read more

Ultimate Ears adds an intimate touch with myBoom personalisation
Ultimate Ears adds an intimate touch with myBoom personalisation By Britta O'Boyle

Ultimate Ears makes some fabulous speakers, many of which are portable, deliver plenty of bass and some are even waterproof so they will float if you drop... Read more

Samsung HW-Q90R soundbar review: Full sonic immersion
5.0 stars Samsung HW-Q90R soundbar review: Full sonic immersion By Steve Withers

Where this soundbar really wins is with the rear speakers and subwoofer in the box, making for a sublime 7.1.4 surround system that's without equal.... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex initial review: More than a Sonos rival
Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex initial review: More than a Sonos rival By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins adds a new, bookshelf-style wireless speaker to its Formation family. Here are our initial thoughts.... Read more

Harman Kardon Citation Bar soundbar review: Smart looks, even smarter features
4.0 stars Harman Kardon Citation Bar soundbar review: Smart looks, even smarter features By Steve Withers

The all-in-one soundbar from Samsung-owned Harman Kardon does a good job, but there's no separate sub included in the kit - unless you pay more.... Read more

Sonos Play:3 review: Still worth buying eight years on?
4.5 stars Sonos Play:3 review: Still worth buying eight years on? By Stuart Miles

With so much choice out there, is the Sonos Play:3 still worth considering if you can get your hands on one? Here's our review.... Read more

Sonos Playbar review: An excellent wireless multi-room and TV speaker solution
5.0 stars Sonos Playbar review: An excellent wireless multi-room and TV speaker solution By Stuart Miles

The Sonos Playbar is a fantastic piece of kit that really delivers on its promise of simplicity and quality. Here's our review.... Read more

Sonos Playbase review: Super-slim soundbase makes TV sound sublime
4.5 stars Sonos Playbase review: Super-slim soundbase makes TV sound sublime By Britta O'Boyle

The Playbase might be late to the soundbase party, but it's what the party has been waiting for.... Read more

Sonos Beam review: Compact in size, not in sound
4.5 stars Sonos Beam review: Compact in size, not in sound By Stuart Miles

The new Sonos soundbar is compact, but it delivers expansive performance. From what we've heard so far, this small soundbar is a winner.... Read more

Sonos One review: Superb sound with added bonus of Alexa and Google Assistant
5.0 stars Sonos One review: Superb sound with added bonus of Alexa and Google Assistant By Britta O'Boyle

Alexa and Google are capable of plenty, but what they 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

Sonos Move review: Finally, a portable Sonos with Bluetooth connectivity
5.0 stars Sonos Move review: Finally, a portable Sonos with Bluetooth connectivity By Britta O'Boyle

The first portable Sonos speaker with Bluetooth connectivity - although the size and weight doesn't make it ultra-portable. Was it worth the wait?... Read more

Sonos One vs Sonos One SL vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Sonos One SL 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 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

Best Sonos speaker 2019: Sonos Move, One, Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, Beam, Playbar and Playbase compared
Best Sonos speaker 2019: Sonos Move, One, Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, Beam, Playbar and Playbase compared By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best Sonos speakers. Let us help you work out which Sonos sound bar or speaker(s) is right for you. This is how they all compare.... Read more

Bower & Wilkins Formation Flex wireless speaker offers 24-Bit audio streaming
Bower & Wilkins Formation Flex wireless speaker offers 24-Bit audio streaming By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has unveiled a new member of the Formation connected speaker family, the Formation Flex.... Read more

Microsoft will launch a portable speaker that looks like a Google Home Mini
Microsoft will launch a portable speaker that looks like a Google Home Mini By Dan Grabham

It looks very much like Microsoft will debut a portable speaker of some description at next month's Surface launch in New York on 2 October.The speaker... Read more

JBL Link Portable initial review: Connected and compact
JBL Link Portable initial review: Connected and compact By Britta O'Boyle

Here are our first impressions of the JBL Link Portable, which not only offers built-in Google Assistant but plenty of connectivity options too.... Read more

JBL Pulse 4 portable speaker initial review: Light me up, turn me up
JBL Pulse 4 portable speaker initial review: Light me up, turn me up By Britta O'Boyle

The JBL Pulse 4 combines music and light and its redesign makes it by far the best Pulse yet. Here are our first impressions.... Read more

Braun Audio is back with a new range of classic-looking but modern LE speakers
Braun Audio is back with a new range of classic-looking but modern LE speakers By Dan Grabham

Braun Audio is a well-known name in European audio, but the moniker hasn't been used for audio gear for some time. Now the company (or a version of it,... Read more

Sonos One SL speaker initial review: An updated Play:1 with great design and privacy
Sonos One SL speaker initial review: An updated Play:1 with great design and privacy By Britta O'Boyle

The Sonos One SL is - in a nutshell - a Sonos One but without the microphones. Replacing the now rather dated Play:1, the Sonos One SL is for those that... Read more

Sonos Port is the new Sonos Connect but with a refreshed design, upgraded internals and better connectivity
Sonos Port is the new Sonos Connect but with a refreshed design, upgraded internals and better connectivity By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos has announced the successor to its Connect in a new device called Sonos Port. As with Connect, Sonos Port enables traditional home audio equipment... Read more

Sonos One SL speaker is the Sonos One without microphones
Sonos One SL speaker is the Sonos One without microphones By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos has announced an updated Play:1 speaker - called the Sonos One SL - which offers the same design as the Sonos One but without the voice control smarts.The... Read more

Sonos Move Bluetooth portable speaker has great sound, water resistance and voice control
Sonos Move Bluetooth portable speaker has great sound, water resistance and voice control By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos has finally introduced a portable speaker to its portfolio called the Sonos Move. The Sonos Move joins the company's existing Wi-Fi speakers, but... Read more

JBL Bar 5.1 Surround promises an immersive soundscape with AirPlay 2 convenience
JBL Bar 5.1 Surround promises an immersive soundscape with AirPlay 2 convenience By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung-owned Harman Kardon has announced three new sound bars at consumer electronics show IFA including a compact mode, all-in-one solution and a surround-sound... Read more

JBL Pulse 4 portable Bluetooth speaker has both 360-degree lights and sound for the ultimate party
JBL Pulse 4 portable Bluetooth speaker has both 360-degree lights and sound for the ultimate party By Britta O'Boyle

JBL has announced the Pulse 4 Bluetooth portable speaker that combines sound and light at consumer electronics show IFA.The Pulse 4 succeeds the Pulse... Read more

JBL Link gets Google Assistant in new Portable and Music speakers
JBL Link gets Google Assistant in new Portable and Music speakers By Britta O'Boyle

Harman Kardon-owned JBL has announced two new Link speakers at consumer electronics show IFA in the form of the Link Music and Link Portable.Both speakers... Read more

Roku introduces its own Smart Soundbar and Subwoofer with video and audio streaming
Roku introduces its own Smart Soundbar and Subwoofer with video and audio streaming By Stuart Miles

Roku has introduced its own soundbar and accompanying subwoofer in the US.... Read more

Definitive Technologies' Studio Slim soundbar has super looks and Chromecast, too
Definitive Technologies' Studio Slim soundbar has super looks and Chromecast, too By Dan Grabham

Definitive Technologies has revealed this stunning-looking Studio Slim soundbar, a 3.1 channel option for those who want to go beyond a one-box solution.... Read more

Denon's new streamer has AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and more
Denon's new streamer has AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and more By Dan Grabham

Denon's new PMA-150H streaming amp is a fine example of an all-comers network player. The 70W per channel amp features Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AirPlay 2... Read more

Bang & Olufsen reveals its first ever soundbar - and it boasts Dolby Atmos
Bang & Olufsen reveals its first ever soundbar - and it boasts Dolby Atmos By Dan Grabham

Ahead of IFA 2019 this week, Bang & Olufsen has been showing off its first-ever soundbar - Beosound Stage - which will cost from £1,250.It's quite hard... Read more

Denon's latest soundbars offer Wi-Fi streaming from Spotify, Amazon Music and more plus AirPlay 2
Denon's latest soundbars offer Wi-Fi streaming from Spotify, Amazon Music and more plus AirPlay 2 By Dan Grabham

Denon's latest soundbars integrate the company's HEOS streaming tech, so you can easily access music from various streaming services including Spotify,... Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker vs Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker: Which should you buy?
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker vs Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker: Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

We've compared the two Sonos Ikea Symfonisk speakers to help you figure out which one you should buy and what the differences are between them.... Read more

Sonos Move portable Bluetooth speaker: Release date, features, rumours and news
Sonos Move portable Bluetooth speaker: Release date, features, rumours and news By Britta O'Boyle

Here's everything we know so far about the Sonos Move Bluetooth portable speaker.... Read more

Sonos Move Bluetooth portable speaker press image leak shows design in full
Sonos Move Bluetooth portable speaker press image leak shows design in full By Britta O'Boyle

We've already heard several rumours that Sonos was finally working on a portable Bluetooth speaker to add to its portfolio, but now the device - apparently... Read more

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