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Pioneer announces range of Lightning dock speaker systems for December release

Pioneer announces range of Lightning dock speaker systems for December release

By Luke Edwards

Just in time for Christmas, Pioneer will be releasing its first range of speaker docks with Lightning connections for new iPhones and iPads. There will be the X-SMC11DAB and a more expensive X-SMC55DAB models announced.The X-SMC11DAB - nice and easy to... Read more

HTC unveils the Gramohorn II, a 3D printed HTC One dock unlike any other

HTC unveils the Gramohorn II, a 3D printed HTC One dock unlike any other

By Rik Henderson

HTC UK has announced the Gramohorn II, a speaker dock specially made for the HTC One by young British designer Justin Wolter as part of the company's Here's to Creativity campaign.It is 3D printed in a plaster-based, composite material and finished by... Read more

IK Multimedia announces iLoud, an iOS portable speaker for musicians

IK Multimedia announces iLoud, an iOS portable speaker for musicians

By Rik Henderson

IK Multimedia, the company that specialises in iPhone, iPod touch and iPad add-ons and accessories for musicians, has unveiled a portable speaker specifically designed for those who want to make music on the move.The iLoud stereo speaker is battery-operated... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 17, 18 and 19 pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 17, 18 and 19 pictures and hands-on

By Luke Edwards

B&O has unveiled its first wireless speaker range that uses its new wireless standard at 5GHz for, it claims, the best sound available. We got a closer look and listen to decide if they are worth the hefty price tags.BeoLab 17 and 19These speakers and... Read more

Bang & Olufsen announces first wireless BeoLab speaker range

Bang & Olufsen announces first wireless BeoLab speaker range

By Luke Edwards

Iconic Bang & Olufsen has announced its first wireless speakers, the Immaculate Wireless Sound range in the BeoLab 17, 18 and 19. All the units use a new wireless standard in the 5Ghz range which was achieved with the Wisa Wireless Speaker and Audio specialists.... Read more

Philips ends audio-video business sale to Funai and takes legal action

Philips ends audio-video business sale to Funai and takes legal action

By Elyse Betters

Philips has cancelled the sale of its audio, video, multimedia and accessory business to Japan's Funai Electric Co due to a breach of contract but will still seek another buyer.Philips and Funai originally revealed in January an agreement where Funai... Read more

JBL's Pulse wireless speaker packs an LED light show, Bluetooth and NFC for just £179

JBL's Pulse wireless speaker packs an LED light show, Bluetooth and NFC for just £179

By Elyse Betters

JBL has announced the Pulse wireless speaker system, which uniquely offers a listening experience perfectly synced to a colourful and programmable LED light show.Pulse wirelessly streams music from any mobile devices, and it enhance the music with customisable... Read more

Pure Jongo wireless speaker system now available in US with Pure Connect music service

Pure Jongo wireless speaker system now available in US with Pure Connect music service

By Elyse Betters

Pure's Jongo Bluetooth-enabled and wireless speaker system has launched in the US alongside the Pure Connect on-demand music service.Pure Connect enhances Jongo, offering users access to live and on-demand radio content, a music collection and subscription... Read more

Denon Cocoon Stream wireless music system offers AirPlay for iOS but is just as capable with Android

Denon Cocoon Stream wireless music system offers AirPlay for iOS but is just as capable with Android

By Rik Henderson

Denon has launched the Cocoon Stream, an all-in-one, connected sound system that can play music wirelessly from all manner of devices, including iPhone, iPad, PC, Mac, network drives and Android smartphones and tablets.It features Apple's AirPlay technology,... Read more

Jawbone Mini Jambox: Big sound, small package (video and pictures)

Jawbone Mini Jambox: Big sound, small package (video and pictures)

By Ian Morris

We've always like the Jawbone Jambox range. The first one knocked us flat with its sound quality, the Big Jambox is a beast of a thing that sounds amazing, and the newest Mini Jambox is an evolution. Smaller, lighter, made from more solid materials and... Read more

Jabra Solemate Max added to wireless speaker lineup, coming later this year

Jabra Solemate Max added to wireless speaker lineup, coming later this year

By Elyse Betters

Jabra had added a new speaker to its wireless stereo line of products, and it's called the Jabra Solemate Max.The Max is a portable speaker with streaming capability over Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or NFC, but it's also jaw-droppingly big. The dimensions go as... Read more

Sonos Play:1 official, multi-room music now sounds better at £169

Sonos Play:1 official, multi-room music now sounds better at £169

By Stuart Miles

Sonos has lowered the bar even further by launching a new "entry-level" speaker for its Sonos multi-room music system.The new Play:1 will cost £169, come bundled with the company's bridge device (until Christmas) and get you up and running within minutes... Read more

Sonos mute button is now a play/pause button

Sonos mute button is now a play/pause button

By Stuart Miles

The Sonos Mute button now does a lot more than make everything go quiet. The company has issued an update for all Sonos speaker components that now lets the mute button do much more.A small change admittedly, but one that is likely to have a huge affect... Read more

Divoom OnBeat 500 review
4.5 stars

Divoom OnBeat 500 review

By Mike Lowe

Bluetooth speakers are spilling out of every corner of every manufacturer at the moment and we're seeing swathes of new names surfacing too. Divoom is one of those names that you might not immediately familiar with, and that might put a question mark... Read more

Bose SoundTouch Wi-Fi music systems clone multi-room Sonos experience

Bose SoundTouch Wi-Fi music systems clone multi-room Sonos experience

By Jake Smith

Bose, a company already well-established in the audio industry, thinks it has a new product to out-do Sonos' home wireless streaming solutions. Bose has introduced the SoundTouch WiFi music systems, comprised of three one-piece speakers made to embed... Read more

New Sonos Play:1 wireless speaker spotted on American shelves

New Sonos Play:1 wireless speaker spotted on American shelves

By Rik Henderson

Sonos must be due to announce a new addition to its wireless audio system range as stock of a Sonos Play:1 speaker has appeared in an American store.Pictured on the shelves of Target by a reader of The Verge, the Play:1 speaker is available in black and... Read more

Universal Music launches High Fidelity Pure Audio discs, uncompressed albums on Blu-ray

Universal Music launches High Fidelity Pure Audio discs, uncompressed albums on Blu-ray

By Rik Henderson

The Universal Music Group has announced a new music format called High Fidelity Pure Audio, which uses Blu-ray discs to deliver truly uncompressed audio in its purest quality.They can be played in Blu-ray players, compatible computers and the PlayStation... Read more

Samsung looks to take on Sonos with Shape M7 wireless speaker

Samsung looks to take on Sonos with Shape M7 wireless speaker

By Jake Smith

Sonos has long ruled the wireless home speaker game, but Samsung is hoping it can change that. The South Korea-based company announced the Samsung Shape M7 wireless speaker system that wants to take over your house with a multi-speaker set-up. The M7... Read more

Damson Jet compact speakers deliver wireless stereo sound via Bluetooth

Damson Jet compact speakers deliver wireless stereo sound via Bluetooth

By Mike Lowe

Damson Audio has unveiled Damson Jet, a twin mini speaker set that can deliver true stereo sound via Bluetooth.Jet is sold as a two-speaker set in the one box, rather than as individual units, to show off its true stereo sound selling point. It's all... Read more

Jawbone's Mini Jambox Bluetooth speaker now available for $180

Jawbone's Mini Jambox Bluetooth speaker now available for $180

By Elyse Betters

Jawbone showed off its Bluetooth-enabled Mini Jambox last month in multiple colours, and now the speaker is available for purchase.Costing $179.99 (£110) at Jawbone.com, the Mini comes in nine colours and five designs including Red Doe, Aqua Scales... Read more

Bang & Olufsen announces Immaculate Wireless Sound, 24-bit uncompressed audio with no cables

Bang & Olufsen announces Immaculate Wireless Sound, 24-bit uncompressed audio with no cables

By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen has lifted the lid on its new speaker technology that it claims is the first to be robust enough to send audiophile-quality uncompressed sound wirelessly.Called Immaculate Wireless Sound, the platform will be adopted by the Danish company for... Read more

Amazon Cloud Player makes the leap to Sonos Wireless Hi-Fi Systems

Amazon Cloud Player makes the leap to Sonos Wireless Hi-Fi Systems

By Luke Edwards

Today is a good day for music fans as Sonos adds another cloud music player to its list of compatible auido inputs - this time its Amazon's Cloud Player.Sonos, which already supports Spotify, will now stream music from Amazon devices including Kindle... Read more

Linn's Sondek LP12 turntable costs £25,000, but it's made from Highland Park whisky casks

Linn's Sondek LP12 turntable costs £25,000, but it's made from Highland Park whisky casks

By Elyse Betters

If you love a combination of vinyl records and Scotch whisky (and have loads of cash to spare), then you'll love the latest audio product from Scottish company Linn.To celebrate its 40th birthday, Linn has announced that it will re-launch its flagship... Read more

Denon DHT-T100 TV Speaker Base enhances your TV sound and doubles as a Bluetooth speaker for your mobile

Denon DHT-T100 TV Speaker Base enhances your TV sound and doubles as a Bluetooth speaker for your mobile

By Luke Edwards

Denon has announced the new DHT-T100 TV Speaker Base that should turn your thin TV into an audio marvel while maintaining minimalist design.Crammed into the box that sits under your screen are two 5-inch oval drivers, dual half-inch tweeters and two bass... Read more

Sony's portable, fabric, splashproof, Bluetooth, NFC speaker to arrive on 19 October

Sony's portable, fabric, splashproof, Bluetooth, NFC speaker to arrive on 19 October

By Luke Edwards

Yup that headline was a long one. But with a speaker that does so much it's tough to squeeze it all in. Sony, with its SRS-BTS50, has managed to cram portable audio into a splashproof fabric body along with NFC, a 10-hour battery and speakerphone capabilities.The... Read more

Pioneer's new SBX-N700 speaker bar and Bluetooth player gets the hands-on treatment

Pioneer's new SBX-N700 speaker bar and Bluetooth player gets the hands-on treatment

By Luke Edwards

At first glance Pioneer's new SBX-700N speaker bar looks like any other. Well those indented valves at either end are attractive and there's a lot going on with the front panel, but other than that it's standard - right?Wrong. This sound bar is a Bluetooth... Read more

Marshall Stanmore compact active stereo speaker system rocks our ears

Marshall Stanmore compact active stereo speaker system rocks our ears

By Mike Lowe

Some things are done best in Britain. Marshall amplifiers are a long-standing Brit brand with a strong rock association. But now the company is heading away from the stage and into the compact space with its Stanmore active stereo speaker.The Stanmore... Read more

Jabra Solemate Mini: Compact, rugged, portable NFC speaker

Jabra Solemate Mini: Compact, rugged, portable NFC speaker

By Chris Hall

Jabra has announced the Jabra Solemate Mini, the follow-up to the Solemate speaker launched in 2012. The new model offers a rugged design, so you can take your tunes on the move.The speaker apes the design of the previous Solemate speaker but shrinks... Read more

Harman Kardon SOHO headphones shown off, hitting shelves in October for  £150

Harman Kardon SOHO headphones shown off, hitting shelves in October for £150

By Elyse Betters

Harman Kardon has introduced a new line of headphones at IFA 2013 in Berlin. Called SOHO, they seem like a more lightweight version of the company's CL headphones, though they look suspiciously similar to Bowers & Wilkins' P3 range.The SOHO stereo headphones... Read more

Philips M1X-DJ sound system rocks on to the scene, iPad dock and mixing decks in one

Philips M1X-DJ sound system rocks on to the scene, iPad dock and mixing decks in one

By Rik Henderson

Philips has collaborated with DJ Armin van Buuren to create an iPad dock with mixing decks that is designed to be "accessible for everybody".The Philips M1X-DJ links with an iPad and the djay 2 app from Algoriddim, to provide both the sound system and... Read more

Qualcomm AllPlay: Another Sonos challenger enters the game

Qualcomm AllPlay: Another Sonos challenger enters the game

By Stuart Miles

Qualcomm has announced Qualcomm AllPlay, a new feature for its processors that will let you replicate the Sonos system in your home without worrying about what brand the speaker is.For those unaware of Sonos, it is a multi-room system that allows to you... Read more

Panasonic SC-HTE80 'alternative' speaker board offers wireless connectivity and centre-screen sound

Panasonic SC-HTE80 'alternative' speaker board offers wireless connectivity and centre-screen sound

By Elyse Betters

Panasonic on Monday announced a new audio product for the home, called SC-HTE80 Speaker Board, touting it as an "alternative to traditional Soundbar Home Theatre Systems".Although Panasonic is marketing the SC-HTE80 as something new and different, it... Read more

Transparent speakers are coming to add active noise cancellation to your windows

Transparent speakers are coming to add active noise cancellation to your windows

By Luke Edwards

Imagine a clear speaker, lining your windows, that can double to actively silence the outside world. That system is here right now. Sort of.Scientists at Harvard University have developed a transparent speaker that can work across the entire range of... Read more

Orbitsound SB60 Airsound Base: Beef up your TV's audio with this under-unit all-in-one sub and soundbar

Orbitsound SB60 Airsound Base: Beef up your TV's audio with this under-unit all-in-one sub and soundbar

By Mike Lowe

The Orbitsound SB60 Airsound Base is an all-in-one sub meets soundbar unit designed to sit underneath the television. Even small and medium-sized screens can now deliver bigger audio without the need for a standalone, space-eating subwoofer.Following... Read more

Pure adds Jongo T2 and T4 to wireless multiroom speaker system, enhances Pure Connect music streaming service

Pure adds Jongo T2 and T4 to wireless multiroom speaker system, enhances Pure Connect music streaming service

By Chris Hall

Pure today announced two new additions to its Jongo wireless multiroom speaker system. The Jongo T2 and the Jongo T4 join the T6 announced at CES 2013 and the Jongo S3 which launched last year.The new speakers make up a family of devices, designed to... Read more

Cambridge Audio Minx Go review
4.5 stars

Cambridge Audio Minx Go review

By Mike Lowe

Minx isn't a word that typically rouses thoughts of speaker systems. Cambridge Audio begs to differ. Its Minx Go portable Bluetooth speaker system is a chunk of plastic that's been flirting in and around the Pocket-lint offices for a couple of weeks.... Read more

Sony's HT-ST7 soundbar offers Bluetooth, NFC and Zero Dark Thirty-like sound for $1,299

Sony's HT-ST7 soundbar offers Bluetooth, NFC and Zero Dark Thirty-like sound for $1,299

By Elyse Betters

Sony has a new high-end soundbar, and it's cloaked in aluminum and made with Academy award-winner Paul Ottosson's seal of approval.Launching today for $1,299 (£835), the HT-ST7 offers NFC-enabled Bluetooth pairing, nine drivers powered by seven amplifiers... Read more

Sony SRS-BTX500 bluetooth speaker review
5.0 stars

Sony SRS-BTX500 bluetooth speaker review

By Ian Morris

Bluetooth speakers are the new headphones. We don't mean literally, and please don't start taking them on the bus with you, but they are an area where lots of companies see lots of chances to make money. And like headphones, these aren't £50 accessories... Read more

Oregon Scientific Boombero pictures and hands-on: Step up smartphone audio without the wires

Oregon Scientific Boombero pictures and hands-on: Step up smartphone audio without the wires

By Mike Lowe

Boombero is a portable mini speaker which - when we first saw one at a festival during the summer - we were rather impressed with. Even though the iPhone doesn't have NFC (near field communication) like some of its competitors, the Boombero is a halfway-house... Read more

Sonos Controller for Android updated, now play music stored on your phone or tablet

Sonos Controller for Android updated, now play music stored on your phone or tablet

By Rik Henderson

Sonos has updated its Controller application for Android devices. Version 4.1.1 now allows you to play music or podcasts stored on smartphones or tablets through your Sonos Play speakers or system.There are a few initial hoops to jump through to get the... Read more

Loewe Speaker 2go review
4.5 stars

Loewe Speaker 2go review

By Chris Hall

Unless you have a fair wodge of cash to spend, there's a chance that you've never looked at Loewe. Except, perhaps, in passing fascination, the same way that you gawp at a passing Ferrari.Purveyors of high-end televisions, Loewe isn't short of innovation,... Read more

Logitech Bluetooth Speakers Z600 coming in August to help rid your desktop of wires

Logitech Bluetooth Speakers Z600 coming in August to help rid your desktop of wires

By Rik Henderson

Logitech has announced a pair of stereo speakers that connect wirelessly to a laptop, desktop PC, tablet or smartphone and offer a neat solution for those who don't want to fuss around with wired desktop sound systems.The Logitech Bluetooth Speakers house... Read more

Loewe Speaker 2go: The speaker for every room, especially the bedroom

Loewe Speaker 2go: The speaker for every room, especially the bedroom

By Pocket-lint Promotion

A perfect companion for your Bluetooth smartphone, the Loewe Speaker 2go is the speaker for every room, but especially the bedrom. Why? Because you can pair it with your iPad or tablet and get great sound for when you are watching movies and TV in bed.At... Read more

Loewe Speaker 2go: The speaker for every room, especially the home office

Loewe Speaker 2go: The speaker for every room, especially the home office

By Pocket-lint Promotion

A perfect companion for your Bluetooth smartphone, the Loewe Speaker 2go is the speaker for every room, but especially the home office. Why? Because you can use the Loewe Speaker 2go as a hands-free telephone system.The Loewe Speaker 2go features echo... Read more

Loewe Speaker 2go: The speaker for every room, especially the garden

Loewe Speaker 2go: The speaker for every room, especially the garden

By Pocket-lint Promotion

A perfect companion for your Bluetooth smartphone, the Loewe Speaker 2go is the speaker for every room, but it's especially great for the garden. Why? Because it's made from high-grade aluminium, offers a rich 2.1 stereo sound and thanks to the powerful... Read more

Brando offers tiny powered mobile phone speaker you pop in the headphone socket

Brando offers tiny powered mobile phone speaker you pop in the headphone socket

By Rik Henderson

Interesting and diverse gadget online retailer Brando now offers a tiny, powered speaker for your mobile phone that will improve its audio output, yet can be carried around in a pocket when not in use.The 3.5mm Ear Jack Mobile Phone Speaker is just 35... Read more

Pioneer launches value for money BDP-160 Blu-ray player crammed full of features

Pioneer launches value for money BDP-160 Blu-ray player crammed full of features

By Hunter Skipworth

Pioneer has announced the £129 BDP-160 Blu-ray player, which launches with a host of features normally found on more-expensive kit. It comes with Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and app support for Pioneer's own ControlApp, which allows you to send video straight... Read more