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Top 20 Best Stereo Receivers of 2017

In this review we feature the best stereo receivers for serious audiophiles and those who want to take their music listening experience to the next

Portronics Sound Cake review: Tuna tin can-sized speaker packs a bassy oomph!

The Sound Cake is perfect as a personal Bluetooth speaker, and also won’t shy away from satisfying a mini house party. If you turn up

Ruark Audio R7 Mk3 Review

Pros  High-fidelity sound from a single box  A beautiful piece of furniture  Tons of sources and connections  Optional TV mount turns it into a great

Multi-room audio: everything you need to know

It’s easier than ever to fill your home with music, thanks to simple, affordable wireless speakers that can combine to make feature-packed, voice-controlled multi-room music

Hands on: Marshall Stanmore Multi-room Speaker review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Do you need wireless music this loud? Probably not, but this easy to use and iconically designed speaker copes well with lossless

Yamaha YAS-706 MusicCast soundbar review: A perfect addition to any MusicCast setup

You’ll love this soundbar if you use the MusicCast app and have other MusicCast speakers. It’s slightly less compelling when judged soley as a soundbar.

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.

The Top 20 Best Wireless Speakers of 2017

Here are our top picks for the best wireless speakers that deliver superb sound performance, long lasting battery life and high quality wireless music streaming.

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

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

Libratone Zipp Nordic Black review

PROS Solid build and customisable design Warm, weighty sound with lots of bass Streams from a wide range of sources Easy to use CONS Bass

Denon AVR-S730H review

The Good: The Denon AVR-S730H is among the least expensive receivers with this level of features, including 4K/HDR compatibility, multiroom music, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – which is better?

Two internet giants are competing to be at the heart of everything you do – from playing music, online shopping and searching the web to

Yamaha WXAD-10 (MusicCast Add) review

OUR VERDICT Yamaha’s WX-AD10 multiroom adaptor warrants a hi-fi high five – it’s a gorgeous Hi-Res Audio streaming upgrade for legacy amps and music systems.

Samsung HW-MS650 review

PROS Robust, stylish single-body design Powerful bass without an external subwoofer Generous feature list Easy setup and slick multiroom streaming CONS Slightly aggressive at top

ROLI BLOCKS Review: Modular music system has room to grow

PROS Modular design is clever and well-constructed 5D Touch offers plenty of potential Growing third-party support CONS Not inexpensive for a full set No sensitivity

Aerix Duet review

PROS Stunning design Effective 360-degree sound Optional stand is a work of art CONS Remote could be classier Doesn’t support AirPlay (yet) No DAB radio

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

Orbitsound A60 review

PROS Excellent stereo image regardless of position Crisp, vigorous sound and weighty bass Solid build quality and compact design CONS Bright treble Not best suited

Bose Soundlink III Bluetooth speaker review : That big Bose sound in a very small package

If you like the characteristic Bose sound, you’ll love the Soundlink III, but it will cost you an additional $35 to take it on the

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.

Yamaha YSP-2700 review

There are numerous reasons you might shun a traditional full surround-sound system in favour of something more convenient – lack of space, too many wires,

Goodmans Heritage II Connect review

Remember when radios were just radios? You’d turn them on, twiddle a knob and, out of the static, voices and music would emerge. We’ve come

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

Monster Blaster Bluetooth Boombox

PRICE $400 AT A GLANCE Plus Killer outdoor music system Super sturdy design Battery powered Awesome one-time, “no-fault replacement” policy Minus Pricey Heavy! THE VERDICT

Best Sonos speakers – reviewed

Want to listen to music as if your favourite band is playing in your living room? Then there are few better options than a Sonos

What You Need to Know About Wireless Multiroom Music Systems

Prior to a decade ago, having distributed music around your house usually meant calling a custom installer to put in hundreds of feet of cable,

2017 Honda Ridgeline first drive review – Not your typical truck

In trucks, as in all things, you can take the easy way or the hard way, and the 2017 Ridgeline suggests Honda has some masochists

Fluance Fi70 Review : a massive, beautiful Bluetooth speaker

There are speakers, and then there are speakers. When I first saw a picture of Fluance’s Fi70 wireless speaker, it was on a pedestal and

The Denon Design Series : Real Hi-Fi for real lifestyles

Denon’s Design Series of devices will do everything that a large Hi-Fi system will, fitting into your life as well as your home and giving