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The Top 20 Loudest Bluetooth Speakers of 2017

Here are the top 20 loudest bluetooth speakers of 2017 that deliver some serious audio performance when it comes to thumping bass and volume output.

Marantz NR1508 review

The Good: The Marantz NR1508 offers a plethora of features and commendable performance in a compact package. Despite its small size, the receiver sounds completely

HTC U11 Alexa hands-on: What works and what needs work

This past week we’ve had some time with the HTC U11’s newest feature boost: HTC Alexa onboard. That’s Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant, but placed on

Amazon Echo: First 7 things you should do to get Alexa started

Your Amazon Echo has just arrived and you might have glanced at the quick-start guide, but beyond the basic setup, do you know what Alexa

Amazon Music Unlimited vs Prime Music: What’s the difference?

Amazon Music Unlimited Unlimited vs Prime Music: What’s the difference between Amazon’s two music streaming options? We take a look. Not only are CDs dying,

Amazon Echo Show Review: Alexa’s screen shows promise

PROS Alexa is as useful as ever Hardware is solid and soberly handsome Touchscreen-enabled apps show some promise CONS Short list of touchscreen-enabled 3rd-party Skills

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

Apple HomePod vs Amazon Echo: How do they compare?

APPLE HOMEPOD VS AMAZON ECHO Apple has just launched the HomePod, which means it’s finally joined the AI battle for your home. It’s a bit

Denon HEOS Bar Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Flexible positioning Cool design Plenty of connections: 4x HDMI, 3.5mm, optical, coaxial, USB, ethernet, Bluetooth Multiroom skills Can add subwoofer and surrounds for

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot vs Echo Look vs Echo Show: What’s the difference?

The original Amazon Echo lineup of tiered-speaker heights reminded us of Starbucks coffee sizes (grande, venti, and trenta), but now, it’s added a two more

Arcam rPlay review

Verdict An affordable, easy-to-use way to introduce myriad streaming solutions to your hi-fi system For Insightful, solid and articulate sound Vast streaming service support 24-bit/192kHz

Yamaha WXAD-10 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES Services: Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, Napster, Juke, Qobuz Apple AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA Outputs: 3.5mm mini-jack, RCA Release date: May 2017 Price: TBC Manufacturer: Yamaha

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, PlayBar or PlayBase

Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature

Sonos Playbase review

PROS Good looks, solid build Seamless app integration Sonos app is still be best remote app ever Responsive touch keys Can be expanded with extra

Amazon Music Unlimited review

With more frequent name changes than Cheryl Tweedy, Amazon’s video streaming service has previously been known as Unbox, LoveFilm Instant and Instant Video, before finally

Klipsch RSB-8 review

THE GOOD: The Klipsch RSB-8 is a stereo sound bar with a wireless subwoofer which offers excellent movie sound and capable music reproduction. The addition

Paradigm PW Amp review : This DTS Play-Fi amplifier will bring out the best from your speakers

Paradigm’s PW Amp can stream high-res audio while correcting your speakers’ and room’s acoustic shortcomings. Pros Can be used as a traditional analog amp or

Definitive Technology W Studio Micro review

PROS Sleek premium design Huge soundstage and powerful bass Transparent, detailed sound CONS No Bluetooth No HDMI connections DTS Play Fi app problems KEY FEATURES

Como Audio Solo & Duetto Wireless Music Systems Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Versatile Solid build quality Streaming via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Impressive sound Intuitive app plus traditional remote Minus Wish it was battery-powered

WowWee Lumi review

PROS Easy and fun to fly Sensible, safety-first approach Cool activities to try out CONS Sudden bursts of speed and changes of direction Doesn’t really

Chromecast Audio review

THE GOOD: Google’s budget audio dongle pipes music to any stereo from the most popular streaming apps on your phone. It’s simple and works well,

Bose SoundTouch 300 review

Bose’s latest soundbar offering, the SoundTouch 300, is much like the Build-A-Bear concept. Choose your basic product first, then accessorise away to your heart’s desire.

Anthem MRX 1120 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $3,499 AT A GLANCE Plus Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support Anthem Room Correction (ARC) 11 amp channels in one box Minus ARC doesn’t calibrate

Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

It didn’t take long for a tech company to copy Amazon Echo. Amazon’s voice-activated speaker is a critical success, and so it wasn’t too surprising

The Top 10 Loudest Bluetooth Speakers of 2016

Here are the top 10 loudest bluetooth speakers of 2016 that deliver some serious audio performance when it comes to thumping bass and volume output.

Amazon Echo and Echo Dot hands on

It’s 18 months since the Amazon Echo launched in the US, adding a wireless Bluetooth speaker to Amazon’s increasingly disparate spread of products and services

Polk Omni S6 wireless speaker review : Play-Fi hardware is still hobbled by Play-Fi software

AT A GLANCE The Omni S6 is a good-enough multi-room speaker that’s held back by a poorly designed app. Pros Good sound and enough power

Blu R1 HD Review : Great for $50, with a Catch

THE GOOD Superaffordable Sleek design Bright display Good battery life THE BAD Amazon ads are annoying Blurry camera Has trouble with graphic-intensive apps VERDICT The

Sonos vs. Denon HEOS: Which wireless speaker system stands supreme?

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Sonos must be feeling pretty flattered right about now. Either that or pretty pissed off. Ever since

Roberts R-Line S1 review

No matter how many radio brands come along with designer labels and funky multicoloured designs, Roberts will always have one thing on its side: a