music streaming

There’s a problem with Apple Music Lossless (and we’re excited to see the solution)

Hi-res could be the making of its music streaming proposition – but what of Apple’s premium products? Apple recently did a noble thing. Despite the

7 ways to listen to music on your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch does it all: Personalized fitness regimens, intuitive sleep monitoring, extensive Siri capabilities, and an entire suite of iPhone skills (texting, calling, reminders,

Q Acoustics launches Q Active 400 wireless floorstanding speakers

Music-streaming towers promise to pack a punch Last year, Q Acoustics launched its first-ever active loudspeakers – the Q Active 200. Now, the British audio specialist is following up the

AirPods 3 and Apple Music HiFi rumored to be launching on May 18

We’ve already heard rumors that Apple is planning to add a high-fidelity, lossless tier to its Apple Music streaming service, and announce it alongside the

Sonos finally adds Hi-Res audio through app you probably don’t use

Sonos finally has a music streaming application that is capable of blasting 24-bit Hi-Res audio, on a wide range of its excellent multi-room speakers and

You can finally change the default music app on the iPhone — here’s how

iOS 14.5 will let you set Spotify as the iPhone’s default music app Siri, meet Spotify. The iOS 14.5 beta is finally allowing iPhone users to set

Siri is getting a major music boost in iOS 14.5 and it’s great news for Spotify users

iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 are is shaping up to be a significant update for iPhone and iPad owners, with the latest beta enabling users

The DacMagic 200M is Cambridge Audio’s newest flagship DAC

Cambridge Audio has introduced a new flagship DAC to its range in the DacMagic 200M, and it arrives with native support for MQA. The DacMagic 200M

Spotify podcasts are now available on Amazon Echo smart speakers

Spotify Podcasts have come to Amazon Echo devices, meaning listeners can enjoy their favorite podcasters – or those on Spotify, at least – through any

The flexible Nubia Watch is still coming to backers, despite delays

Earlier this year, ZTE subsidiary Nubia announced the eponymous Nubia Watch, a flexible smartwatch that tackled everything we’d expect from a smartwatch. It had customizable

Aurender ACS10 review

We’re writing this introduction still in considerable ignorance about how to fully use the Aurender ACS10. We do know that it is a very capacious

Linn’s classic Majik DSM streamer revamped with new features and look

Scottish-based brand Linn Audio has announced an all-new Majik DSM music streamer, with improved design, features and performance. Linn’s Majik digital streamer has been one

Apple HomePod suddenly becomes a great streaming option for millions

Until now, unless you’re an Apple Music subscriber, the Apple HomePod speaker has been a non-starter; despite its premium quality audio. Now Apple is dropping

Amazon Echo Input Portable Review

The Amazon Echo series of smart speakers are popular thanks to great features, reliable functionality, and the growing capabilities of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. With

Best Audio Bluetooth Gadgets You must have

There are a number of things you can get as gadgets in your cart. They are simply designed to elevate your enjoyment to a new

aptX HD Bluetooth: What is it? How can you get it?

Hi-res wireless streaming over Bluetooth? Yes, please If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years it’s that plenty of people will happily sacrifice audio

Qobuz review

A good option for hi-res streaming, but not the best choice for all  Qobuz tends to do things differently to most of its rivals in

Deezer review : With 360 Reality Audio, is Deezer now the number one choice?

Deezer appears to have a bit of an identity crisis. When we first reviewed the music streaming service in 2015, it clearly saw itself as

Amazon Music HD review

Amazon takes its music streaming service to another level  Believe it or not, Amazon has now been in the music streaming business for over a

Hands on: Amazon Echo Studio review

The Amazon Echo Studio promises not only to be the best-sounding Echo speaker yet but a smart speaker truly fit for audiophiles. Not just boasting

Marantz PM7000N review

The world is now accustomed to the hi-fi equivalent of Mary Poppins’ magic bag; components that miraculously (and conveniently) pack everything into one, compact box.

Tangent Pebble Radio Review

The Pebble Radio is an affordable DAB radio from Danish brand Tangent What is the Tangent Pebble Radio? The Pebble Radio is a DAB effort

Denon reveals PMA-150H streaming amplifier with AirPlay 2

Hi-fi meets whole-home music streaming Denon has pulled the covers off its latest network amplifier. Pitched at “modern audiophiles”, the 70 watts-per-channel PMA-150H features a

Marantz’s NR1200 stereo network receiver offers ‘serious hi-fi’ in a compact form

Marantz has announced the NR1200, a slimline stereo network receiver with support for multi-room, Hi-res Audio, music streaming as well as advanced HDMI connectivity A

Best hi-fi systems 2019: micro, hi-fi, vinyl

Superb-sounding all-in-one solutions Whether it’s a true all-in-one micro complete with speakers, a single box of electronics to which speakers must be added or a

Synology DS419slim NAS box review: A low-profile, power-saving media server for the smart home

You can populate this small NAS box with SSDs for low-power movie and music streaming. It even has the power to handle 4K video. Small

Naim Uniti Star Review

The Uniti Star is a music streamer from Naim that boasts extensive streaming options The Uniti Star is Naim Audio’s premium music streamer that offers

Yamaha YAS-109 and YAS-209 TV sound bars have Alexa built-in

Yamaha has introduced two new home sound bars, the YAS-109 and YAS-209. Both models feature native Alexa voice control, enabling users to directly access Amazon’s

Best Sonos speaker 2019: Which Sonos should you buy?

Sonos’ multiroom audio system is a great way to get music playing everywhere in your home, but which speaker is right for you? Sonos has

The 10 Best JBL Speakers in 2019

In this review we feature the best JBL speakers that are highly portable and deliver crystal clear audio performance. These speakers are built to deliver