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Creative Sound Blaster Roar review
5.0 stars

Creative Sound Blaster Roar review

By Mike Lowe

Creative is one of those companies that doesn't muck around trying to be a super-cool Beats or new-wave trendy Bluetooth speaker company. It relies on what it knows best: delivering quality sound.The Creative Sound Blaster Roar may look small and just... Read more

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay S8 is a wireless music streaming system and soundbar replacement

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay S8 is a wireless music streaming system and soundbar replacement

By Luke Edwards

Bang & Olufsen, purveyor of premium home entertainment kit, has announced a gorgeous new 2.1 speaker system called BeoPlay S8.The B&O BeoPlay S8 is clearly aimed at those that like minimalism but also want high quality sound. Primarily this made for music... Read more

LG says 'pah' to Sonos with its own all-new Music Flow speaker system

LG says 'pah' to Sonos with its own all-new Music Flow speaker system

By Rik Henderson

LG is taking on Sonos head-to-head with its newly announced music streaming speaker system. LG Music Flow is made up of a number of separate components, including a wireless soundbar, that will start to hit the UK this month and continue to roll out... Read more

Experiencing the ultimate Bowers & Wilkins sound system - but you won't find it in any home

Experiencing the ultimate Bowers & Wilkins sound system - but you won't find it in any home

By Mike Lowe

Think of festivals and a mix of mud-caked wellies and lukewarm cider tends to spring to mind. That and the music of course: but it's usually a mix of body-shaking bass bins and enough excess top-end output to carve away another couple of years of hearing... Read more

Pringles giving away free packet-top speakers that deliver 'crisp' sound

Pringles giving away free packet-top speakers that deliver 'crisp' sound

By Luke Edwards

Pringles is giving away speakers that fit on top of its packets of crisps, for free.The speaker-tops come with LEDs that flash different colours to the sound of the music being played. The music can come from any device via the 3.5mm audio cable. And... Read more

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems

By Luke Edwards

Onkyo has announced that it will be offering a special deal to anyone thinking about investing in a Dolby Atmos surround sound system.Dolby Atmos allows for individual speaker control by the receiver unit meaning that surround sound can be more accurate... Read more

NudeAudio's Super-M Bluetooth speaker will give you 360-degree sound while on the go

NudeAudio's Super-M Bluetooth speaker will give you 360-degree sound while on the go

By Elyse Betters

After launching its pocket-sized collection of Move Bluetooth speakers just last year, audio startup NudeAudio has gone back to the drawing board and developed a new speaker design thats even more powerful, portable, and rugged. It's called Super M."Less... Read more

Creative unveils IP66 weather-ready Muvo mini Bluetooth speakerphone

Creative unveils IP66 weather-ready Muvo mini Bluetooth speakerphone

By Luke Edwards

Creative has just announced a new handheld Bluetooth speaker called the Muvo mini.The Muvo mini isn't just a speaker though. It has a built-in microphone too making it a conference call speakerphone. But it's not all business as the Muvo mini is made... Read more

Is this the cutest Bluetooth speaker you'll ever see?

Is this the cutest Bluetooth speaker you'll ever see?

By Rik Henderson

We've seen a lot of Bluetooth speakers come through the doors here at Pocket-lint, but few are quite to dinky as cute as this one we encountered for the first time at the Amazon Christmas in July event.The aptly named Gear4 Espresso is a tiny speaker... Read more

Monster Superstar portable Bluetooth Speaker aims for Beats Pill fanciers

Monster Superstar portable Bluetooth Speaker aims for Beats Pill fanciers

By Rik Henderson

Monster has been busy since its very public split from Beats, securing a future for its own-brand and licensed audio products. It has paired with other big names, such as Adidas with a new Originals range of headphones, but is equally happy, it seems,... Read more

Sonos offers SoundCloud beta to its users from today

Sonos offers SoundCloud beta to its users from today

By Luke Edwards

Sonos has announced that owners of its speakers will now be able to stream SoundCloud music using a new beta release.Sonos multi-room wireless speakers play using the home Wi-Fi network. That means that by using the Sonos app users will be able to access... Read more

Creative Sound BlasterAxx Axx 200 review
5.0 stars

Creative Sound BlasterAxx Axx 200 review

By Luke Edwards

To be just another Bluetooth speaker nowadays often isn't enough, there needs to be something standout. Seeing that, Creative, the company that has been in the speaker game since making sound cards in the 80s, came up with the Sound BlasterAxx Axx 200.The... Read more

Now you can colour match your Sonos Sub with ColourPlay

Now you can colour match your Sonos Sub with ColourPlay

By Chris Hall

The Flexson ColourPlay range lets you change the colour of your Sonos speakers, giving you the chance to add some personalisation, or match your home décor.The accessory range has now extended to the Sonos Sub, meaning you no longer have to look at that... Read more

Hands-on with the self-charging Soulra Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker

Hands-on with the self-charging Soulra Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker

By Britta O'Boyle

Soulra announced the Rugged Rukus Bluetooth speaker earlier this month, but it isn't just any old Bluetooth speaker. This one charges itself with a solar panel located on top.We managed to get our hands on the black version of the speaker, which is also... Read more

UE Boom Red Bull Racing edition hands-on: The best Bluetooth speaker you'll never own

UE Boom Red Bull Racing edition hands-on: The best Bluetooth speaker you'll never own

By Rik Henderson

Ultimate Ears, the refined audio brand from Logitech, has signed a partnership with current F1 champion Red Bull Racing that has resulted in one of the coolest Bluetooth speakers we've ever seen: a special edition Red Bull Racing UE Boom.It is acoustically... Read more

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow

By Luke Edwards

Dolby Atmos surround sound is coming into the living room thanks to new hardware partnerships with Onkyo and others expected to be announced. Not even many UK cinemas support the mighty Atmos yet.Dolby Atmos is a surround sound system that features an... Read more

Soulra Rugged Rukus is the solar-powered Bluetooth speaker that’ll even charge your mobile

Soulra Rugged Rukus is the solar-powered Bluetooth speaker that’ll even charge your mobile

By Luke Edwards

Soulra has revealed its latest Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a mobile charger and is powered by the sun.As the name suggests the Rugged Rukus is built for the outdoors with IPX-4 splash proofing and the ability to withstand a one metre fall. The solar... Read more

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

By Mike Lowe

Looking for a soundbar to boost your TV audio and want a single-box solution without the fuss of a receiver and a million different wires? Then you've come to the right place in our soundbar and speaker base round-up.Over the past weeks we've been bringing... Read more

Pure announces Bluetooth Caskeid, allowing you to use your Jongo speakers with any streaming service including Spotify

Pure announces Bluetooth Caskeid, allowing you to use your Jongo speakers with any streaming service including Spotify

By Britta O'Boyle

Pure has announced an enhancement to Caskeid, the sychronisation technology it uses in its Jongo wireless speaker system that will allow the system to be used with any music streaming service.Bluetooth Caskeid will mean that users of Pure's Jongo system... Read more

Hands-on: HEOS by Denon multi-room system review

Hands-on: HEOS by Denon multi-room system review

By Britta O'Boyle

Denon has announced the HEOS by Denon multi-room audio system that is hoping to take Sonos on "head-to-head".The system will launch with five units to start with, but Denon is planning to introduce another speaker similar in size to Sonos's Play 1 in... Read more

Denon introduces CEOL Carino Bluetooth audio system with NFC connectivity

Denon introduces CEOL Carino Bluetooth audio system with NFC connectivity

By Britta O'Boyle

Denon has added to its CEOL family with the CEOL Carino computer and Bluetooth audio system.Its name has been formed from the Gaelic word for music, combined with the word for cute and that is exactly what they are, small and cute.The CEOL Carino connects... Read more

Denon announces HEOS by Denon, taking on Sonos with Spotify, Deezer and Napster support

Denon announces HEOS by Denon, taking on Sonos with Spotify, Deezer and Napster support

By Britta O'Boyle

Denon announced a new multi-room audio range called HEOS by Denon during the D&M Group European Dealer Conference in Marbella.The new wireless speaker line-up is set to take on Sonos, who according to Denon's CEO Jim Caudill, is the "originator of this... Read more

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers review
4.0 stars

Ruark MR1 Bluetooth speakers review

By Stuart Miles

British firm Ruark created the Ruark MR1 speakers as an entry point for those who want better sounding music, but aren't prepared to dish out lots of cash. Have they achieved that goal, or can you achieve the same for less?DesignThe Ruark MR1 are two... Read more

Ted Baker audio fuses retro design cool with promising performance

Ted Baker audio fuses retro design cool with promising performance

By Chris Hall

Ted Baker has announced its own portable audio range, including headphones and a Bluetooth speaker, all exquisitely designed in that retro Ted Baker style.Sticking to Ted Baker's quirky style, the new devices are all named after parts of The Shipping... Read more

Bang & Olufsen expands wireless speaker range with floorstanding BeoLab 20

Bang & Olufsen expands wireless speaker range with floorstanding BeoLab 20

By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen has followed its launch of the BeoVision Avant 4K UHD TV with a wireless floorstanding speaker to match.The BeoLab 20 speaker features the same B&O Immaculate Wireless Sound technology as other speakers in the company's range, as well as... Read more

Sony SRS-X2 and SRS-X3 Bluetooth speakers make bass portable

Sony SRS-X2 and SRS-X3 Bluetooth speakers make bass portable

By Luke Edwards

Sony has unveiled two new Bluetooth speakers dubbed the SRS-X2 and SRS-X3, both of which promise bass and portability.Sony, well known for its quality speaker design heritage, has crammed all its smarts into two very small mobile speakers. These join... Read more

Sonos controller overhaul rolls out of beta and on to Android and iOS

Sonos controller overhaul rolls out of beta and on to Android and iOS

By Stuart Miles

Sonos has rolled out a new version of its Sonos controller for Android and iOS users bringing with it a slew of new features as well as a new design. The new design, which Android users have been able to experience through Sonos's beta programme since... Read more

Denon Envaya adds audiophile flair to portable Bluetooth speakers

Denon Envaya adds audiophile flair to portable Bluetooth speakers

By Rik Henderson

Denon has announced its own entry to the portable bluetooth speaker market and adds the company's audiophile know-how to a device designed for convenience.The Denon Envaya Bluetooth Speaker offers stereo sound through dual 57mm drivers and includes a... Read more

Creative Sound BlasterAxx AXX 200 is a Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a megaphone

Creative Sound BlasterAxx AXX 200 is a Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a megaphone

By Luke Edwards

Creative has launched its Sound BlasterAxx AXX 200 Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a megaphone.The speaker comes with NFC connectivity for fast pairing with mobiles and tablets that can then stream HD music via Bluetooth aptX. Users can also play music... Read more

Humax launches 'world's thinnest' soundbar that doubles as Bluetooth speaker

Humax launches 'world's thinnest' soundbar that doubles as Bluetooth speaker

By Luke Edwards

Humax has just announced its STA-1200 BSW soundbar, which it claims is the world's thinnest.Humax, known for its digital set-top boxes, has released the soundbar to enhance TV viewing while also creating a central speaker for Bluetooth music playing.The... Read more

Naim's Muso aluminium wireless streaming music system to launch in September with app

Naim's Muso aluminium wireless streaming music system to launch in September with app

By Elyse Betters

British company Naim Audio has unveiled Muso. It's a wireless music system with a loudspeaker design, and it is capable of streaming and amplifying your music.Muso boasts 450 watts of power from six 75-watt digital amplifiers, meaning it can act as your... Read more

Philips Fidelio E2 review
4.0 stars

Philips Fidelio E2 review

By Mike Lowe

We've seen boat loads of Bluetooth speakers in recent times, with the trend for portable single units being a more common trend. Philips, on the other hand, has delivered a more classic stereo bookshelf speaker system: the Fidelio E2, codenamed BTS5700.By... Read more

Sonos tests software to turn its music streaming system completely wireless

Sonos tests software to turn its music streaming system completely wireless

By Rik Henderson

Sonos is testing software that will make your Sonos wireless home music system truly wireless.At present, you need to have one component - either a Bridge or one of the speakers - connected by LAN cable to a router. However, advanced Wi-Fi software will... Read more

Spaced360 Bluetooth speaker throws sound in all directions

Spaced360 Bluetooth speaker throws sound in all directions

By Luke Edwards

Spaced360 wants to fire sound all over any room it's in thanks to its design and use of Orbitsound AirSound technology.The ninja-star shaped Bluetooth speaker uses aptX Bluetooth for CD-quality audio streaming. NFC is used to allow pairing of devices... Read more

Spaced360 review
4.0 stars

Spaced360 review

By Mike Lowe

Bluetooth speakers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes these days. Spaced360 is something a little different: a three-pointed-star-shaped speaker capable of throwing sound out through 360-degrees. It embodies Orbitsound's Airsound technology which is... Read more

Sonos adds Google Play Music to speakers, lets you control system from Google Play app

Sonos adds Google Play Music to speakers, lets you control system from Google Play app

By Stuart Miles

Sonos has added Google Play Music to its list of streaming services available on the multi-room speaker system.The deal will see the Google run music service available to Sonos users for the first time. And in a move that shows what could be in store... Read more

Cromatica is the Bluetooth open-source light-speaker centrepiece we want in our homes

Cromatica is the Bluetooth open-source light-speaker centrepiece we want in our homes

By Luke Edwards

Cromatica isn’t just a light and speaker combination, it's a beautifully designed software and hardware open-source centrepiece.The half-speaker half-lamp is made by Digital Habits who has a history of creating well-designed audio equipment. This is... Read more

Make any speaker Bluetooth connected using Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter

Make any speaker Bluetooth connected using Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter

By Luke Edwards

Logitech has announced its Bluetooth Audio Adapter that will allow users to upgrade their old speakers for Bluetooth connectivity.The adapter allows users to control the speakers from up to two devices at a time, be they mobiles or tablets. This offers... Read more

Dali Kubik Free review
5.0 stars

Dali Kubik Free review

By Ian Morris

Buying good speakers has never been cheap, if you want quality then you have to stump up a bit of cash. That said, we've never considered paying nearly £1,000 for a pair of Bluetooth speakers before. On the surface, that sounds ridiculous because you... Read more

Jabra Solemate review (second-gen)
3.5 stars

Jabra Solemate review (second-gen)

By Mike Lowe

The Jabra Solemate is a portable Bluetooth speaker, back in its NFC-capable second-gen form. It might look more like a luminescent character from Pacman spliced with a Dr Martens sole but its design - which, as the name suggests, takes its cues from shoe... Read more

Carry on raving wherever you are with Pioneer's SE-MX9, SE-MX7, SE-CX9 and SE-CX8 Superior Club Sound range

Carry on raving wherever you are with Pioneer's SE-MX9, SE-MX7, SE-CX9 and SE-CX8 Superior Club Sound range

By Rik Henderson

Pioneer has launched a new range of over and in-ear headphones that are tuned for those who particularly like dance music, almost directly taking on rival Beats.Whether it's happy hardcore, big beat, drumfunk or wonky, the Superior Club Sound range is... Read more

Panasonic ALL multi-room speakers pictures and first listen

Panasonic ALL multi-room speakers pictures and first listen

By Chris Hall

Panasonic announced a new line-up of wireless multi-room speakers at CES 2014 and confirmed that they will be available in Europe at the Panasonic Convention 2014 in Amsterdam this week. The multi-room speaker system - called ALL - comprises of a number... Read more

ColourPlay vinyl skins for Sonos pictures and hands-on: Pimp your Sonos Play:1, Play:3 and Play:5

ColourPlay vinyl skins for Sonos pictures and hands-on: Pimp your Sonos Play:1, Play:3 and Play:5

By Rik Henderson

Flexson, a company specialising in Sonos accessories, has introduced ColourPlay to the UK, a simple way to change the colour schemes of Sonos speakers and other kit to spruce them up or match your home.With the Sonos Play:1 being a massive success story... Read more

Harman Kardon Sabre SB35 review
4.0 stars

Harman Kardon Sabre SB35 review

By Luke Edwards

If you don't own a Harman Kardon device you may be surprised that you've probably already heard the company's speakers before. Why? Because its responsible for most of the nation's cinema sound systems. And with the HK Sabre it plans to bring that quality... Read more

Hands-on: Sonos app 2014 review (video)

Hands-on: Sonos app 2014 review (video)

By Stuart Miles

Sonos has updated its iPhone and Android controller apps bringing with it a new look and new features including universal search. We've been playing with the yet to be released iOS version of the app on the iPhone to see how it compares against the... Read more

Music streaming startup Musaic aims at Sonos, can also work with the Internet of Things

Music streaming startup Musaic aims at Sonos, can also work with the Internet of Things

By Jake Smith

London-based Musiac has begun a Kickstarter campaign for a multi-room music system, made up of wireless speakers that can be placed around your home to blast the latest Miley Cyrus tunes.Musiac is taking on Sonos, a system already well-established in... Read more