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PARADIGM PW600 WIRELESS SPEAKER REVIEW

HIGHS Great sound, including rich and powerful bass Works with any Play-Fi speaker Sleek design ARC fine tunes sound to any room LOWS Finicky setup

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,

Samsung SmartThings review

PROS Simple-to-use app Incredibly flexible Powerful developer community CONS No easy way to disable alarm without the app or Presence Sensor Third-party integrations can be

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.

Naim Mu-so and Mu-so Qb review: music to my ears

PROS Excellent audio quality, loud output without breaking Minimal and sleek design, uncluttered ports Works great in tandem with up to 5 Mu-so Qb’s CONS

Polk MagniFi Mini review

THE GOOD: The affordable Polk MagniFi Mini is capable of a much bigger sound than its minuscule size suggests. The package is compact and will

VIZIO SB4551-D5 SMARTCAST 5.1 SOUND BAR REVIEW

HIGHS Powerful, engaging 5.1 surround sound Full and punchy bass Detailed upper register Packed with features Highly affordable LOWS Icy touch to the treble Midrange

Denon PMA-50 review

PROS Small and slick-looking Has Bluetooth Good USB audio capabilities CONS Somewhat limited amplifier power Feel not as premium as look in places KEY FEATURES

Denon Heos HS2 review: A true Sonos competitor

We had no problems recommending the original Denon Heos multi-room speaker range, but a couple of minor gripes stopped it from true five-star performance. The

Hands on: Bose SoundTouch 300 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT With its weighty sound and well-defined bass, Bose’s SoundTouch 300 looks to be an accomplished upgrade to your television’s built-in sound, but

Jam Symphony review

PROS Big, powerful sound Fairly low price Spotify Connect CONS Midrange sounds a little recessed Setup can be temperamental KEY FEATURES Wi-Fi Multiroom Aux input

Riva Turbo X review

PROS Great sound quality Long-lasting battery Loud max volume CONS The smaller Riva S sounds almost as good A chunky beast KEY FEATURES 3x 60mm

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Gen) Review: Alexa goes everywhere

PROS Most affordable way to get Alexa functionality Fast, accurate voice recognition Aggressive roll-out of new skills CONS No digital audio output Audio cable not

Vizio SB4551-D5 review : Sound bar with flat subwoofer makes sweet, discreet bombast

THE GOOD The Vizio SB4551 belts out top-notch home theater sound for the price. The unique, flat-as-a-pancake subwoofer easily slides under your sofa and 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.

Devialet Gold Phantom hands on review

Devialet is back with a new addition to its Phantom range of wireless speakers, the Devialet Gold Phantom. Following in the footsteps of the original

Gear4 Stream 3 review

PROS Wide range of wireless features Clear upper frequencies Fairly low cost CONS Poor app Limited bass power Mediocre scale and dynamics KEY FEATURES Bluetooth

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

Crowdfund this : Wearable Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns to keep an eye on

If you’re looking for the most interesting wearable projects looking for funding on Kickstarter, Indiegogo or other crowdfunding platforms, you’ve come to the right place.

OPPO SONICA REVIEW

HIGHS Powerful and musical bass response Clear and detailed upper register High resolution audio support Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ethernet ready Premium look and feel LOWS

Jam Rhythm review

PROS Great bass at mid volumes and higher Excellent sound quality for the price Happy upright or on its side CONS Unsophisticated handling of stereo

10 Cool Tech Products That You Probably Can’t Afford

We typically enjoy learning about gadgets that, with a little bit of budgeting, we can afford. From pricy new smartphones to great computers to fun

Logitech Pop Review: A smarter button for the IoT

PROS Smart convenience of a programable button Hub means smartphone only needed for setup Expansion potential with Harmony Hub CONS Expensive for a switch Setup

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

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

House Of Marley One Foundation review

THE GOOD: The House of Marley One Foundation offers unique design and a user-friendly experience. The addition of Wi-Fi expands the capabilities beyond simple Bluetooth

Sky Q review

Sky Q is the biggest overhaul Sky has given to its package since it introduced Sky+, aiming to do for television what Sonos did to

Bluesound Pulse Flex review

The Bluesound Pulse Flex arrives in our testing rooms with high hopes and a fair amount of expectation on its shoulders. The smallest and most

Mass Fidelity Core and Core Sub review : Exceptional Bluetooth speakers

I first wrote about Mass Fidelity’s Core Bluetooth speaker way back when it was the subject of a highly successful crowdfunding campaign. That campaign raised

Harman Kardon Go + Play review: Post-retro design, powerful audio

Can a wireless speaker already be retro? Weirdly enough, that’s what theHarman Kardon Go + Play feels like. There’s something refreshing about how out-of-step it