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HDMI ARC: What is it and why do I need it?

You’ve got a TV. You’ve got your HDMI cable. But what is HDMI ARC, and why should you care? TV spec sheets can seem like

Pure Siesta Home Review

Pros  Big, bold sound  Diverse features  Very clear, big display Cons  Bass not as deep as some wireless speakers  USB charge sockets are weak Key

Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: What’s the difference?

Sonos announced a new smart speaker, the Sonos Beam. The new device is half the price of existing Playbar, it’s previously offering for boosting your TV’s sound. What

Sonos Beam is new $399 smart speakerbar

Sonos has revealed its latest speaker, the Sonos Beam, a smaller soundbar that wants to be both your music and your home entertaining speaker. Unveiled

Sonos Beam first look: The smart soundbar to rule them all?

Key Features Review Price: £399/$399 HDMI ARC Amazon Alexa support Google Assistant support (soon) Apple Airplay 2 support (soon) Sonos Beam smart soundbar – what

Best Soundbar 2018: The best soundbars and soundbases

This is why you should trust our list of the best soundbars and soundbases: Trusted Reviews has been testing soundbars since they came to market as

Apple HomePod stereo pairing: Hands-on

If one HomePod sounds great, how about two of Apple’s speakers set up as a stereo pair? With the arrival of AirPlay 2 this week,

20 Best Bluetooth Speakers 2018: The best speakers tested and reviewed

In this review we take a look at the best Bluetooth speakers of 2018 for any budget that deliver really good sound performance, durability and

Urbanears Lotsen Review

Pros  Smart look  Unusual preset controls  Versatile wireless streaming Cons  Struggles at highest volume levels  Bass peters out at low volume  Not as dynamic-sounding as

Just don’t buy that smart speaker

Alexa isn’t eavesdropping on your every conversation, secretly sharing them with whoever it likes, but even if it was there’s an easy way to avoid

Flic Hub Review

Pros Great app Hub means buttons work for everyone Good smart device support Cons Buttons are quite expensive Fewer services than when you connect the

Studio19 London Solo E500X-EQ speaker review: For the living room and the yard

A gorgeous design with a high price tag POSITIVES Sleek design Gets loud Battery powered for mobility Charges via USB Type-C NEGATIVES Price Lacking high-quality

X-Fi Sonic Carrier review: Home theater of the absurd

It’s the finest soundbar on the market. But for the money, is it better than conventional surround sound? It is without a doubt the best

JBL Link 500 Review

Pros Fun, energetic sound with plenty of detail Balanced sound signature Google Assistant built in Goes loud without distortion Cons No aux-in Low-level dynamics a

Panasonic SC-GA10 Review

Pros  Premium build  Good sound  Input selection Cons  Separate power brick  Could do with greater power and dynamics Key Features Review Price: £230/$327 Aluminium and

Panasonic SC-HTB258 Review

Pros  Clear, detailed sound  Sounds larger than its size suggests  Well-integrated, punchy subwoofer  Easy setup  Good connectivity for its price Cons  Can sound congested at

Orbitsound E30 Review

Pros  Packed with extra features  Good sound quality  Looks smart Cons  Airsound causes some audio issues  No smart assistant support  Some rivals at the price

HEOS Bar Review

Pros  Plenty of connections  Nice design  Excellent sound  Easy to use Cons  Not the last word in effects steering  Could do with a little more

Bluesound Node 2 Review

Pros  Compact design  Bluesound wireless multiroom integration  Excellent audio quality  Wide high-res audio file support Cons  No uPnP support  No remote supplied Key Features High-quality

iOS 11.4 first public beta includes two long-awaited features

Days after Apple dropped iOS 11.3 on its adoring iPad and iPhone faithful, the firm released the first developer preview for iOS 11.4. Now it’s available

Roberts Revival RD70 Review

Pros Relaxing, easy sound Great looks Has Bluetooth Cons Relatively high price No WiFi or integrated battery Key Features Review Price: £199/$279 Bluetooth Telescopic aerial

nCube Home Review

Pros  Unifies control of multiple devices into one app  Smart automation via ‘Cubes’ routines Cons  Manufacturer-provided apps are generally better  Slightly buggy interface at times

Apple HomePod: Here’s how easy getting started is

If Apple gets anything pitch-perfect with HomePod, its new smart speaker, it’s the setup process. We’ve got our hands on the Apple Music streaming speaker

Apple HomePod review: The smart sounding speaker that’s just not smart enough

The Apple HomePod is a £319/$424 speaker with Siri built-in. It plans to take on not only the much-cheaper Amazon Echo and Google Home but systems like Sonos too. Apple wants to deliver not only

Can anyone beat Amazon in the smart speaker game?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you You don’t

Best soundbars to improve your TV’s audio

TV speakers suck, but not everyone has the room—or the budget—for an A/V receiver and six or more loudspeakers. A soundbar can fit under or

5 ways HomePod will beat Amazon Echo and Google Home (and 5 ways it won’t)

The battle lines are drawn. Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is finally almost here. After a month-long delay that caused it to miss the all-important holiday-shopping season, Apple

The Top 20 Best Subwoofers in 2018

Here are our top picks for the best subwoofers of 2018 that deliver the tightest and deepest bass response and are perfect for home audio

Best Smart Speakers of 2018: the Pros and the Cons

At CES 2018, the usual circus of new products, experimental devices, and moonshot projects seem to have a common undertone: AI assistants. At almost every

Top 20 Best Bluetooth Soundbars of 2018

In this review we feature our top picks for the best Bluetooth soundbars of 2018 that deliver superb sound performance, design and excellent Bluetooth connectivity