Audio

  • 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...
  • Spotify now available on 2015 and 2016 Samsung Smart TVs

    We all like products we own getting upgraded with new features and functionality and today, if you’re the owner of a 2015 and 2016 Samsung Smart TVs, then you’re in luck. The TVs run Samsung app platform Tiezen and available now is the Spotify app. This means you get to...
  • SONOS updates the PLAY:5, speakers now automatically adjust to their environment

    Sonos have announced an update to their PLAY:5 speaker. The new refined design has a very different look to the original PLAY:5 and also has some great smarts in the software. Trueplay is software exclusive to Sonos that raises the bar for home audio. This works by adjusting your...
  • Review: Deezer Elite on SONOS delivers 1,411 kbps audio

    When you think of music services, your mind may not immediately turn to Deezer. Well it should. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been enjoying Deezer on the web, through the Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps, and now through the SONOS. While most services focus on tracks...
  • The $17,000 UHD network audio player

    Outlandish has a new name. Introducing the Astell&Kern AK500N, the first high-resolution music server made by company. With a reputation for the highest end audio gear that looks like art, the AK500N is a product like you’ve never seen before. Audiofiles delight in the ability to play audio from...
  • The cheapest SONOS yet, introducing the PLAY:1

    The freakishly awesome multi-room sound system SONOS has just released their latest speaker. The PLAY:1 is a single speaker that delivers everything you love about SONOS in an affordable and portable package. The custom-designed mid-woofer and tweeter are designed to deliver deep, rich and surprisingly big sound that’s crystal...