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The most expensive wireless speaker we can recall seeing. But there’s really no arguing with the way it performs. It's audiophile heaven.
Marshall's signature design is loud and proud, as is the sound profile, but the Uxbridge has a lot of competition. Is it the bookshelf speaker to buy?
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With the Playbar released over seven years ago, a replacement is long overdue. Behold the Sonos Arc - a Dolby Atmos soundbar for a new generation.
An attractively designed and well-crafted 'bar and sub combo - but it suffers from limited features for its asking price.
Want a soundbar but don't want to spend big bucks? This Yamaha is an enticing option.
The second-gen A1 Bluetooth speaker adds more battery, waterproofing, Alexa voice control, and more. Is it the best portable speaker?
Factor in the looks, the choice of materials and the exemplary construction, and you've a speaker that can loosen a wallet faster than most.
An soundbar-and-subwoofer double that's designed for larger screens. It's got great front presence and the ability to decode object-based audio too.
Although it offers fewer features than some rivals, this old-school and no-nonsense soundbar delivers a great front soundstage, plus solid bass.
Looking for an all-in-one soundbar that can be bespoke setup (with on-screen menus)? Canton has just the ticket. It's great for movies, TV and music
The Danish design kings' first soundbar offering is a cracker for an all-in-one system. It's pricey, but its sonic delivery is sublime.
Accessory maker Belkin might not be the first name that springs to mind when it comes to speakers, but if you’ve bought cables or other tech sundries
Harman Kardon announced its portable speaker at CES 2020, where we got to preview how it sounds.
This 3.1 system combines soundbar and separate subwoofer to good effect and at a fair price. It lacks the immersive factor of its competition though.
This portable Bluetooth speaker ticks the right boxes - waterproof, loud, long-lasting - but does it make sense to buy over its competition?
When Harman Kardon launched its new Citation range, the aim was to offer a full suite of speakers. Smart, connected, and in various sizes - it's a fam...
This bookshelf speaker from Sonos and Ikea is the cheapest way to get your hands on Sonos' system and great features. But what's it really like?
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.
A soundbar with upfiring speakers designed for use with up to 65in tellies with included separate subwoofer. Big sound is only let down by one HDMI.
This is one good-looking soundbar, but it lacks enough bass, adding a subwoofer makes it extra pricey, and the HDMI arrangement is limited.
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?
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?
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?
Bowers & Wilkins adds a new, bookshelf-style wireless speaker to its Formation family. Here are our initial thoughts.
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.
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.
The Sonos Playbar is a fantastic piece of kit that really delivers on its promise of simplicity and quality. Here's our review.
The Playbase might be late to the soundbase party, but it's what the party has been waiting for.
The new Sonos soundbar is compact, but it delivers expansive performance. From what we've heard so far, this small soundbar is a winner.
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 t...
The first portable Sonos speaker with Bluetooth connectivity - although the size and weight doesn't make it ultra-portable. Was it worth the wait?
Here are our first impressions of the JBL Link Portable, which not only offers built-in Google Assistant but plenty of connectivity options too.
The JBL Pulse 4 combines music and light and its redesign makes it by far the best Pulse yet. Here are our first impressions.
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 th...
The Sonos Sub makes an excellent addition to the Sonos system despite it's high price tag. Here's our review.
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?
With the Sonos One available alongside the Play:1, is the Play:1 still worth considering for those looking to start or add to their Sonos system?
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?
Back in 2015, Sonos introduced a new Play:5 speaker; a refreshed and entirely redesigned successor. Is it everything it should be? Here's our review.
It's a repeat performance for the Wonderboom, with this second iteration being every inch as good as the first model. What's new?
Looking for a simple yet cost effective soundbar solution? This 2.1-channel Wharfedale, which includes an active wireless subwoofer, is a great option
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!
Marshall's updated Bluetooth speaker range will provide you with punchy, adjustable audio - but there are some cheaper rivals around.
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.
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. Whi...
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?
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.
The two-channel compact soundbar from Yamaha has audio prestige, but lacks some inputs and Dolby Atmos support for this outing.
Bose is joining the smart line-up of Alexa speakers with the launch of the Bose Home Speaker 500. In many ways, the new Home Speakers 500 follows the
A good value upgrade for existing Echo speakers that adds depth and low-end bass, but if you're buying a system from scratch there are other options.