music

Creative Outlier Air review: Jaw-dropping wireless earbuds at a great price

These fully wireless headphones are a superb bargain, sounding better than much more expensive sets Creative knows a thing or two about digital audio: it’s

Top 20 High-End Earbuds for Audiophiles in 2019

In this review we feature the best high-end earbuds designed for audiophiles that can produce high quality sound with lifelike details and a stunning level

9 Cheap Noise-Canceling Headphones (Under $200), Ranked Best to Worst

What to Buy (or Avoid) You don’t need to spend a small fortune to block out noise when you’re listening to music or bingeing on

Garmin Fenix 5 (and 5 Plus) tips and tricks : Hidden features to make your Fenix 5 sports watch even more powerful

The Garmin Fenix 5 is one of the most advanced sports watches you can buy, and it’s jam-packed with features for running, cycling, swimming, golf

Fluance Fi20 Bluetooth speaker review: Stylish good looks and rich sound unfortunately marred by boomy bass

The price is delightful, and it looks great, but those two pluses can’t overcome this speaker’s overblown low end. Wireless portable speakers have become an

2019 Run to the beat: Best running watches and smartwatches with music playback

Take control of your workout tunes and leave your smartphone at home Running with music is a big deal for most runners. We know, because

Best desktop speakers 2019: Tidy speakers that don’t take up space

We all know computers (and computer speakers) don’t sound great. Which is a shame, because we store more and more of our music digitally. Fortunately,

The 20 Best High-Fidelity Speakers for 2019

In this review we feature the best high-fidelity speakers that are designed for audiophiles and demanding music listeners. These speakers are built to reproduce crystal

How to set up and use Sonos with Alexa

Get Sonos to work nicely with Alexa and avoid any ducking problems Sonos makes the best multi-room audio system and, with its Echo devices and

Elipson Music Centre HD Review: Does Elipson’s latest all-in-one system have everything you need?

What is the Elipson Music Centre HD? The Elipson Music Centre HD is a two-channel audio system that includes a CD player, Bluetooth aptX, and

Apple AirPods (2019) review

It’s easy to think of Apple as a company that doesn’t make mistakes, but almost as easy to show that it does. There was the

House of Marley Exodus headphone review: Sustainably sourced, sweet-sounding headphones

Here’s proof that you don’t need to sacrifice sweet sound for mindfully sourced and sustainably built headphones Decades after his passing, legendary Jamaican singer-songwriter Bob

Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i Review

The Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i is a wireless Bluetooth music system with multiroom functionality. Ultra-compact, it’s the smallest speaker in the Bluesound range, which also

Cowon Plenue D2 review : A class-leading budget portable music player

The demise of the Apple iPod (only the Touch remains from the original five-strong line-up) may not have left Apple fans best pleased, but it

Best Bluetooth Speakers in 2019: Which ones should you get?

In this review we take a look at the best Bluetooth speakers of 2019 for any budget that deliver really good sound performance, durability and

Puro Sound Labs PuroQuiet review: These headphones are designed to protect children’s hearing

The active noise cancellation works very well at keeping ambient noise from intruding, and it significantly improves the sound quality to boot. I am a

Garmin Forerunner 245 may bring music to a cheap running watch

If you’re looking to buy a new Garmin running watch, you may find it worth waiting for a while – new rumors suggest the company

Best DAB radios 2019: Portable, Bluetooth, in-car

Including portable, budget and Bluetooth options… Best Radios Buying Guide: Welcome to What Hi-Fi?’s round-up of the best radios you can buy in 2019. We

Chord Qutest review

If you want to make the most of your digital music collection, it makes sense to invest in a decent DAC (Digital Analogue Converter). While

Periodic Audio Nickel headphone amp review: Make your smartphone sound like a high-res digital audio player

Music comes alive through the headphones you love most when played on even an average smart device or PC. Periodic Audio’s Nickel portable headphone amplifier

The 10 Best Home Theater Soundbars in 2019

In this review we feature the best home theater soundbars that provide powerful and crystal clear sound with surround sound effects. These soundbars come with

Astell & Kern AK T5p 2nd Generation review

Astell & Kern has teamed up with Beyerdynamic to deliver the AK T5p 2nd Generation headphones, a pair of closed-back over-ear headphones based on Beyerdynamic’s

Apple Music is finally coming to Amazon Echo speakers in the UK

Apple Music subscribers in the UK will soon be able to stream tunes directly to their Amazon Echo speakers via native Alexa commands. The company

Best noise-cancelling headphones 2019: in-ear, on-ear, Bluetooth

Cut out the drone of everyday life… If you want to block out the drone of daily life and listen to music without any distractions

Pioneer HDJ-X5BT-K Review

With the ever-growing assortment of affordable gear, audio workstation software, alongside popular hosting services like SoundCloud, the number of people making music at home or

Beyerdynamic DT 770 Studio 80Ohm review

Studio and monitoring legends, the Beyerdynamic DT 770 Studio 80Ohm is a perfect pick for aspiring musicians. If you’re a music-lover or budding musician, a

Fiio M9 High-Resolution Audio Player review

You probably haven’t paid attention to music players since the days of the iPod Nano, but for the high-resolution audio and the hi-fi crowd, they’re

Sonos: everything you need to know

We delve deep into the multi-room giant’s products and ecosystem Gone are the days when your music or hi-fi system was restricted to one room

The 10 Best Bluetooth Motorcycle Helmets in 2019

In this review we feature the best Bluetooth motorcycle helmets that provide fully integrated Bluetooth functionality for taking hands free calls or listening to music.

Hands on: Ruark R5 Hi-Fi Music System review

British audio company Ruark’s latest product, the R5 High Fidelity Music System, is designed to appeal to music and design enthusiasts alike, with a combination