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

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

By Pocket-lint Promotion

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

Ultimate Ears UE Boom review
5.0 stars

Ultimate Ears UE Boom review

By Mike Lowe

Ultimate Ears - the company probably best known for its on-stage, in-ear monitors and more recent consumer headphones - has released its first Bluetooth speaker to the market: UE Boom. The near-cylindrical speaker looks the part thanks to its selection... Read more

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

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

By Pocket-lint Promotion

A perfect companion for your Bluetooth smartphone, the Loewe Speaker 2go is the speaker for every room, but especially the kitchen. Why? Because its made from high-grade aluminium, with a rich 2.1 stereo sound and easy pairing thanks to apt X Bluetooth... Read more

Pure enters car stereo market with Highway H240Di and Highway H260DBi, exclusive to Halfords

Pure enters car stereo market with Highway H240Di and Highway H260DBi, exclusive to Halfords

By Rik Henderson

Pure has rapidly been expanding its horizons of late. Once known almost exclusively as a digital radio manufacture, the company has added TV set-top boxes and wireless music systems to its line-up. Now the audio firm has entered the car stereo market,... Read more

Pure Evoke F4
4.5 stars

Pure Evoke F4

By Ian Morris

Multiroom audio is going through a bit of a boon these days. That's certainly what you'd conclude by looking at all the systems on the market that are trying to capture the market for audio systems that can provide music all over your house with minimal... Read more

Onkyo announces CS-255DAB mini system with iPhone 5 connectivity

Onkyo announces CS-255DAB mini system with iPhone 5 connectivity

By Hunter Skipworth

Onkyo has announced a value for money iPhone 5 compatible mini hi-fi called the CS-255DAB. The new system features Apple-certified connectivity for the iPhone 5 as well as older models. And, of course, it plays CDs.A USB direct input allows you to playback... Read more

Sharp DK-KP85PH all-in-one Hi-Fi system announced

Sharp DK-KP85PH all-in-one Hi-Fi system announced

By Hunter Skipworth

Sharp has launched a new all-in-one hi-fi system, the DK-KP85PH, which is both Bluetooth and iPhone and iPad compatible. The unit uses two 25 Watt digital amplifiers with speakers mounted either side of a central CD unit.It reminds us of the Bang & Olufsen... Read more

Hype Machine gets Sonos Labs integration

Hype Machine gets Sonos Labs integration

By Hunter Skipworth

The Hype Machine, one of the premier online destinations for music blogging, has been integrated directly into Sonos Labs. For those not yet in the know, Sonos Labs is a means for developers to create and submit functionality to Sonos for devices.The... Read more

Cambridge Audio Minx M5 speaker brings audio boost to your laptop

Cambridge Audio Minx M5 speaker brings audio boost to your laptop

By Hunter Skipworth

Cambridge Audio has announced the Minx M5 speaker system. Designed to bring powerful audio from a pair of satellite speakers and a subwoofer, they are the ideal accessory to give your laptop a bit of a boost.At 72.5 x 72.5 x 73.8mm, the two satellites... Read more

Denon CEOL Piccolo review
4.5 stars

Denon CEOL Piccolo review

By Hunter Skipworth

Denon's CEOL Piccolo is quite unlike anything else the company offers. It throws out the CD drive to save on size and a lot of the conventional connectivity that you find on bigger AV receivers. Instead what you get is a thoroughly modern way of powering... Read more

Pure Evoke D2 DAB radio now available for those with less space

Pure Evoke D2 DAB radio now available for those with less space

By Rik Henderson

Pure has released the Evoke D2, a walnut-finished DAB and FM radio with a smaller form factor than the iconic Evoke.The radio features a 3-inch full range drive unit and digital Class-D amplifier, 3.5mm line input for connection to an external audio source... Read more

Pure Evoke D2 pictures and hands-on

Pure Evoke D2 pictures and hands-on

By Ian Morris

Pure is famous for its digital radios. A brand that emerged as Britain started to shift its radio services over to the new DAB service saw a small company leap ahead with its iconic Evoke, one of the cheaper radios, but also one of the most iconic - go... Read more

Hands-on: Bose SoundLink Mini review

Hands-on: Bose SoundLink Mini review

By Rik Henderson

It's been more than 18 months since Bose launched its SoundLink wireless Bluetooth speaker and the audio market has shifted since, to devices that are even more portable than that classic, radio-looking device.That's why the company has been busy beavering... Read more

Pure Evoke F4 brings Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to your radio

Pure Evoke F4 brings Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to your radio

By Hunter Skipworth

Pure has launched the Evoke F4 DAB and internet radio which is capable of streaming wirelessly to other audio devices. Designed to work with Pure's Jongo multiroom system, the Evoke F4 can act as a digital radio hub for your home's audio set-up.The F4... Read more

Bang & Olufsen CEO: 4K TV on the way, stacks more premium products due this year

Bang & Olufsen CEO: 4K TV on the way, stacks more premium products due this year

By Mike Lowe

Bang & Olufsen is synonymous with design; the Danish company's products are like the audio equivalent of a Paul Smith suit. So it's no big surprise that Pocket-lint's London meet-up with the audio brand's chief exec, Tue Mantoni, is held at the designer... Read more

Hands-on: Ultimate Ears UE Boom review

Hands-on: Ultimate Ears UE Boom review

By Mike Lowe

Ultimate Ears has launched what could well be the ultimate portable Bluetooth speaker - the tough, water-resistant UE Boom.We've seen plenty of portables over time, including the likes of the Beats Pill and Libratone Zipp, among others which have produced... Read more

Creative Dxm Bluetooth speaker system brings self-calibration, modular expansion

Creative Dxm Bluetooth speaker system brings self-calibration, modular expansion

By Chris Hall

Creative has announced a new speaker system, the Creative Dxm. The new modular system is comprised of the Creative D3xm, D5xm and the DSxm subwoofer and looks to enhance the previous ZiiSound system.The system will self-calibrate, meaning you can place... Read more

S-Box integrates pop-up iPad, TV or Bose radio into your kitchen worktop

S-Box integrates pop-up iPad, TV or Bose radio into your kitchen worktop

By Chris Hall

If you've ever wanted pop-up gadgetry in your kitchen then S-Box has the answer, with a clever system that will integrate the likes of an iPad or 19-inch TV into your kitchen worktop.The S-Box is designed to fit behind your kitchen cupboards and pop-up... Read more

FCC filing from Google hints at new Nexus Q-like media player

FCC filing from Google hints at new Nexus Q-like media player

By Elyse Betters

A new Google device, with the description "media player", has surfaced in a Federal Communications Commission filing under the model number H2G2-42 and device label of H840.The mystery device, which sounds like a follow-up to Google's failed Nexus Q,... Read more

Ruark R7 brings retro Radiogram looks, futuristic sounds

Ruark R7 brings retro Radiogram looks, futuristic sounds

By Chris Hall

The Ruark R7 sees the combination of two things we love: good quality cabinetry and high-end audio. Available from autumn 2013, the Ruark R7 brings a very modern twist to a retro concept.Finished in walnut, aluminium and glass, the Ruark R7 has removable... Read more

Klipsch KMC3 Bluetooth speaker promises audiophile quality, yours for £349

Klipsch KMC3 Bluetooth speaker promises audiophile quality, yours for £349

By Chris Hall

If you've been jealously eyeing the US launch of the Klipsch KMC3 Bluetooth speaker then there's good news: this Klipsch Music Center is coming to the UK in June and will cost you £349.That might sound pretty pricey when the Loewe Speaker 2Go is only... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 first listen: pictures and hands-on

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 first listen: pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

When a surround sound system costs as much as a TV it's got to be pretty special. One glance at the £2,495 Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14 - linked up to the BeoVision 11 TV for our first listen - and it's definitely got the designer style box ticked. The aesthetic... Read more

Pure adds multiroom talents to Sensia 200D Connect and One Flow, now compatible with Jongos

Pure adds multiroom talents to Sensia 200D Connect and One Flow, now compatible with Jongos

By Rik Henderson

Pure has updated two of its wireless audio devices to work in a multiroom set-up with its recently released Jongo speakers.The Pure Sensia 200D Connect multi-source radio and music streamer and the One Flow Internet and DAB radio are now compatible with... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: New surround sound system works on any TV set-up

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 14: New surround sound system works on any TV set-up

By Mike Lowe

Bang & Olufsen has announced its latest surround sound system: the B&O BeoSound 14, a brand new system that looks as though it's flown in from outerspace.As is typical of the designer audio-visual manufacturer, the £2,495 price tag for the 4.1 system... Read more

Creative Airwave brings NFC to the portable speaker party

Creative Airwave brings NFC to the portable speaker party

By Chris Hall

Creative Labs has announced a pair of Bluetooth speakers which bring with them the convenience of NFC pairing. The Creative Airwave and Creative Airwave HD Bluetooth speakers will simply need to be tapped with your NFC device to trigger pairing.There... Read more

Loewe Speaker 2go has apt-X Bluetooth, NFC and portability for £269

Loewe Speaker 2go has apt-X Bluetooth, NFC and portability for £269

By Chris Hall

Loewe is looking to disrupt the portable Bluetooth speaker market with the launch of the Loewe Speaker 2go, a premium speaker that will cost only £269.At the UK launch of the new speaker, which incorporates advanced features like apt-X and NFC, James... Read more

Sony promises new NFC-capable soundbars for later this year

Sony promises new NFC-capable soundbars for later this year

By Stuart Miles

Sony has confirmed it will be launching a new premium range of soundbars in the coming months that will better what is already on the market from the manufacturer.Although not willing to go into any great amount of detail, Sony executives have confirmed... Read more

Speaker brand KEF brings its audio knowhow to headphones, unveiling M500 and M200 sets

Speaker brand KEF brings its audio knowhow to headphones, unveiling M500 and M200 sets

By Hunter Skipworth

KEF has announced its first foray into the world of headphones. The high-end audio manufacturer has launched the M500, a set of over-ear headphones, and the M200, which are in-ear. Both use plenty of aluminium and high-quality materials to bring you the... Read more

Hands-on: Native Union Switch portable Bluetooth speaker review

Hands-on: Native Union Switch portable Bluetooth speaker review

By Rik Henderson

The portable speaker market is rapidly becoming a packed one, with plenty of choice for those who want to play their tunes without having to dock their smartphone or tablet device. Beats by Dr Dre has recently added its Pill speaker to the mix, and Jawbone... Read more

Carbon Audio Zooka Bluetooth speaker
3.5 stars

Carbon Audio Zooka Bluetooth speaker

By Ian Morris

It all began as a Kickstarter project to create a speaker that would attach to an iPad, and ended with 678 backers and more than $70,000 in funding - far in excess of the $25,000 sought.The idea is simple: make a speaker that reduces the need to carry... Read more

Jawbone Big Jambox updated with better audio quality and battery life

Jawbone Big Jambox updated with better audio quality and battery life

By Jake Smith

Speaker company Jawbone has pushed a huge update to its Big Jambox wireless speaker, improving on its capabilities.The update is available free on Jawbone's website. How often do you hear of a speaker receiving a software update?The update delivers better... Read more

Geneva WorldRadio DAB+
5.0 stars

Geneva WorldRadio DAB+

By Ian Morris

DAB radios are ten-a-penny these days, from car stereos through to tiny pocket radios powered by a couple of AAA batteries. Given the choice, it means choosing a radio can be quite a daunting, so what you need is something that looks good, sounds great... Read more

Sony BT80BW speaker plays nice with Android or iPhone, NFC and AirPlay offered

Sony BT80BW speaker plays nice with Android or iPhone, NFC and AirPlay offered

By Chris Hall

Sony has announced a pair of Bluetooth speakers that offer the ease of NFC pairing: the Sony CMT-BT80WB and CMT-BT60B. The incorporation of NFC means you’ll be able to pair the new speakers with your NFC-equipped smartphone or tablet with a tap, rather... Read more

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200
4.5 stars

Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200

By Ian Morris

Sorry, can you speak up a bit - said, perhaps a little too loudly. We've recently had a fairly ear-splitting experience with a portable speaker system. The speaker in question was the Minx Air 200 from Cambridge Audio. The ear-splitting experience came... Read more

Philips Fidelio P9
4.5 stars

Philips Fidelio P9

By Chris Hall

There’s no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers these days, bringing the advantage of portability and universal connectivity so you can get the music off your phone and out to your friends.The emerging premium market sees the entrance from Philips... Read more

Philips Original Radio Mini gives you that retro Philetta fix, compact package

Philips Original Radio Mini gives you that retro Philetta fix, compact package

By Chris Hall

A smaller version of the Philips Original Radio has appeared on the Philips UK website. Called the Philips Original Radio Mini, it continues the lovely retro styling of the big brother launched at IFA 2012, in a more compact package.The Philips Original... Read more

New Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air coming for iPhone 5 owners, with Lightning not 30-pin adapter

New Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air coming for iPhone 5 owners, with Lightning not 30-pin adapter

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins is introducing a new version of its hugely successful Zeppelin Air iPhone and AirPlay speaker dock. The new Zeppelin Air comes with a Lightning connector for iPhone 5, the current-gen iPod touch or nano devices. It will even work with... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins introduces entry level iPhone 5 dock Z2, leaves out none of the audiophile spec

Bowers & Wilkins introduces entry level iPhone 5 dock Z2, leaves out none of the audiophile spec

By Rik Henderson

Bowers & Wilkins has announced a new speaker dock designed predominently for the iPhone 5 to sit just below the Zeppelin Air in its line-up. The Bowers & Wilkins Z2 is a far smaller device than the Zeppelin Air, looking similar to the Zeppelin Mini from... Read more

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 iPhone 5 and AirPlay dock pictures and hands-on

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 iPhone 5 and AirPlay dock pictures and hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Audiophile speaker company Bowers & Wilkins has built a reputation for high-end, top-quality iPod and iPhone docks over the years, but they have often remained just a touch out of reach for some. Either the price has steered consumers into making compromises... Read more

Naim UnitiLite
4.0 stars

Naim UnitiLite

By Ian Morris

High-end audio is always fun, there's lots of money to spend, but some very nice kit when you've plucked up the courage to plonk down the cash on your dealer's counter. But at a shade over £1,600, is the Naim UnitiLite worth the money, and what will... Read more

Sony XDR-S40DBP digital radio brings colour to your listening

Sony XDR-S40DBP digital radio brings colour to your listening

By Hunter Skipworth

Sony has announced the XDR-S40DBP portable digital radio. Hardly an easy to remember name, we know, but that potential £50 price tag should jog your memory.The compact Sony unit is just 180 x 95 x 36mm in size and weighs only 445g, making it an extremely... Read more

TeleSound speaker is the sound messenger you control with your smartphone

TeleSound speaker is the sound messenger you control with your smartphone

By Rik Henderson

TeleSound is either one of those ideas that will grow in popularity faster than the Harlem Shake on a university campus, or be seen as spectacularly odd. Either way, we applaud French designers Olivier Mével and Marc Chareyron for coming up with something... Read more

Harman Go+Play wireless speaker adds wireless Bluetooth playback

Harman Go+Play wireless speaker adds wireless Bluetooth playback

By Jake Smith

Audio company Harman Kardon has unveiled its latest speaker, dubbed the Go+Play Wireless and aimed at portability and wireless playback. The Go+Play Wireless features the ability to playback from any Bluetooth-enabled device. Two Atlas woofers and two... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Pure Connect review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Pure Connect review (Android)

By Ian Morris

There are lots of apps that stream music, plenty that let you listen to internet radio stations and many, many programmes that let you play music from your Android phone. Pure Connect, on the other hand, is one that lets you do everything in one app.It's... Read more

Pure pairs up with designer Orla Kiely over new Evoke Mio design

Pure pairs up with designer Orla Kiely over new Evoke Mio design

By Hunter Skipworth

Pure has launched another special-edition version of its Evoke Mio radio designed by Orla Kiely. It isn't the first time Pure has worked with the designer, releasing another version of the Mio back in 2010 with a floral print.This Mio features a buttercup... Read more

Orbitsound M9 wireless soundbar pictures and hands-on

Orbitsound M9 wireless soundbar pictures and hands-on

By Mike Lowe

Ahead of its official unveiling, Pocket-lint got some hands-on time - and, indeed, ear time - with the latest Orbitsound M9 soundbar speaker and subwoofer system.The M9 is the wireless update to the T9 model which, when we reviewed it in 2012, we thought... Read more

Orbitsound M12 wireless soundbar and subwoofer system
4.0 stars

Orbitsound M12 wireless soundbar and subwoofer system

By Mike Lowe

Ahead of its official unveiling we've had the latest Orbitsound M12 Bluetooth soundbar set up for a week. It's lived on our desk where it's pumped out choons day in day out, as well as taking up residence under the telly to churn out pepped-up atmospherics... Read more

Lightblub Speakers: They're LED bulbs and speakers in one, with iPhone dock

Lightblub Speakers: They're LED bulbs and speakers in one, with iPhone dock

By Rik Henderson

Gadget developer BBTradesales has brought a product to the UK that offers audio and light from the same device. The Lightbulb Speaker with Docking Station set contains two bulbs that screw into lightbulb sockets, each doubling as a 5W LED lightbulb and... Read more

Beats Pill portable speaker
3.5 stars

Beats Pill portable speaker

By Mike Lowe

Beats is renowned for bringing the bass. The company's latest portable speaker, known as the Beats Pill because of its pill-shaped design, is a change of tack for the company in many respects. With four, 1-inch speakers arranged under its casing with 12W... Read more