streaming music

Logitech ZeroTouch review : This Android smartphone holder puts Amazon’s Alexa in your car

Logitech’s ZeroTouch smartphone holder has been on the market for almost a year, but I’ve ignored it because my beat doesn’t include mobile devices. That

Denon Heos 7 HS2 review

PROS Huge, room-filling sound Robust construction and attractive design Hassle-free music streaming with Heos app Generous range of streaming services CONS Rich bass won’t suit

Sony BRAVIA KD-65XE9005 HDR 4K TV Review

What is the Sony XE90? The Sony XE90 or XE9005 if you want to use its full model number, is the manufacturer’s latest Ultra HD

Sonos PlayBase vs PlayBar: What’s the difference?

Sonos has announced a new speaker to its home theatre portfolio in the form of the PlayBase. The new speaker is designed for TVs that aren’t

Russound MCA-88X Streaming Housewide Audio Controller Review

PRICE $3,499 ($4,477 as reviewed) AT A GLANCE Plus Fast setup/programming Supports modern and legacy sources Integrates with many third-party systems AirPlay gives virtually unlimited

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro review

THE GOOD: The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro gives you powerful sound with true surround performance and clear dialog. The provision of 4K-compatible HDMI ports enhances your

Vizio SmartCast Crave 360 speaker review : Great features, but mediocre sound

A street price below $155 makes this speaker a steal, provided you can tolerate its acoustic shortcomings. Pros Touch-sensitive surface for track control Oversized volume-control

Here One review : Augmented sound like you’ve never heard it before

With Here One, the hearable has truly arrived. Sound quality is surprisingly good, the earbuds don’t draw attention to themselves, the augmented audio features are

Google Pixel C review

PROS Decent keyboard Super-sharp screen Robust design Killer performance and battery CONS Lack of optimised apps No touchpad Expensive KEY FEATURES Optional keyboard Nvidia CPU

Philips BM6B review

Are you reading this and, at the same time, thinking ‘is there a Bluetooth speaker system, which, at the tap of a button plays the

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

Audi A5 (2017) review: Sporty looks, refined drive

The Audi A5 was launched in 2007 and revised in 2009 to put doors into the back of the Coupé version for a more conventional

Marantz SR7011 9.2 Channel AV Receiver Review

The Good Nuanced and refined sound Excellent surround performance Dolby Atmos, DTS:X & Auro-3D Support HDMI 2.0a/HDCP 2.2 support HEOS multiroom included Easy to setup

SONY XPERIA EAR REVIEW

In theory, Sony’s newest wearable sounds promising. The Xperia Ear is a single Bluetooth earbud that lets you dictate messages, get weather updates and smartphone

Living with Google Home review

The Google Assistant has been bundled into the browser, added into Android, and squeezed into Android Wear: now, it’s getting a sleek object d’art for

Denon AVR-S920W review

THE GOOD: The Denon AVR-920W offers excellent surround sound performance for the money, especially for an Atmos-capable model. Music playback is accomplished and full-sounding. The

Mazda CX-9 Review: A Genuine Family Car of the Year Frontrunner

When people point and stare at your car on the highway, mouths all agape and cellphones snapping, you know you’re driving something special. It’s even

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

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.

Samsung Gear Icon X review

OUR VERDICT If you’re looking to cut the cord and step onto the treadmill, Samsung’s Gear Icon X are a fully-featured and comfortable, albeit flawed

The 29 best games for the new Apple TV

Games! That was what got us excited when we heard the new Apple TV would have third-party apps. It’d be like a console, only tiny,

Roberts Stream 65i review

Verdict An impressive spec list, but the Stream 65i’s performance leaves us very much wanting For Good functionality Clear control screen Easy to use Against

9 Reasons Your Phone Battery Dies So Quickly

Whether you have an iPhone or an Android smartphone, you’re probably pretty familiar with the struggle to keep your smartphone running like new a few months or

Hands on: Samsung Gear S3 Classic review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Samsung’s Gear smartwatch is bigger than ever in every sense of the word. That’s wonderful for its capabilities and longevity, but loses

Yamaha RV-X481 review

THE GOOD: The Yamaha RX-V481 offers very good audio performance in a relatively affordable bundle. It offers numerous streaming services over Wi-Fi plus the ability

CREATIVE IROAR REVIEW

HIGHS Excellent sound quality Loaded with connectivity options Great design with touch controls Good battery life Software and hardware add-ons LOWS Expensive, especially with Rock

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

GGMM E3 Wireless Smart Speaker review : This little speaker delivers big sound

The E3 is a compact speaker that combines sleek, elegant design; superior sound; and flexible connectivity options. The GGMM E3 is a compact tabletop speaker

Amazon Echo review

Amazon Echo is stunning, sleek and slowly becoming more sentient OUR VERDICT As purely a Bluetooth speaker, the Echo leaves a lot to be desired.

Denon AVR-X3300W Atmos/DTS:X AV Receiver Preview

Summary Product Name: AVR-X3300W AV Receiver Manufacturer: Denon MSRP: $999 Executive Overview Denon has just released their new AVR-X3300W 3D immersive sound AV receiver. With