Audio

  • Razer’s new Nari headsets feature comfort technology

    Gaming peripheral maker Razer have introduced a new set of headphones. The Razer Nari is available in three versions – Razer Nari Ultimate, Nari, and Nari Essential. Razer says the Nari Ultimate was engineered with comfort technology, featuring cooling gel ear cushions that keep gamers feeling cooler for long...
  • UE BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 are coming in September

    Ultimate Ears speakers are now in their third iteration with the next generation Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 announced. Portable, waterproof Bluetooth speakers enable you to take sound with you, regardless of how active your lifestyle is. The gen 3 speakers have been redesigned, now featuring a two-toned design, made of...
  • Review: Sonos Beam, the more affordable, smarter soundbar

    Sonos continues to expand its product portfolio and with the Sonos Beam, its the second product from them with a built-in voice assistant, clearly building on the success of the Sonos One. This is the third product from SONOS designed to sit under your TV. First the Playbar, then the Playbase...
  • SONOS Beam is the smarter, more connected, more affordable soundbar

    SONOS have just announced their latest product, the SONOS Beam which is a more compact soundbar at just 65cm long. The new product isn’t just smaller in size than the Playbar and Playbase, it’s also smarter with Amazon’s Alexa built-in, while also supporting Apple’s AirPlay 2 standard and Google...
  • Bose AR glasses augment what you hear, not what you see

    At SXSW, Bose introduced Bose AR, a very different take on what we understand Augmented Reality to be. Instead of augmenting what you see, Bose is plannning to augmented what you hear, instead of overlaying visuals in front of your eyes. Currently in the prototype stage, the glasses would...
  • SONOS Playbase is for those not wall-mounting

    If you need audio solution for your living room and are renting, or just don’t fancy drilling holes in your wall, then the new SONOS Playbase may be for you. The company believes that up to 70% of TVs currently sit on furniture. The Playbase comes in both black...
  • Review: Polk Omni SB1+ offers voice volume adjust

    Design The Polk Omni SB1+ is made up of two key devices, the soundbar and the subwoofer. Both support a luxurious curves that give an elegance not always found in our modern black electronics. The soundbar has a slim profile which allows the sleek design to blend in, rather...
  • Review: Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2

    Headphones are an incredibly personal thing and finding the right pair is a journey that can last years. Plantronics Backbeat Pro 2 is their latest entrant into the market that plans to service all your needs in a single headset. The Pro 2 is a significant update on the original...
  • Review: Turtle Beach Stream Mic

    You’re probably most familiar with the Turtle Beach brand for their work in gaming headsets, but they’re expanding their hardware offering to now inlcude the Stream Mic. The single best feature of the desktop microphone is not its audio quality, but rather its diverse range of applications with support for...