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The New BeoPlay A6 Is The Best-Looking Multi-Room Speaker You Can Buy

Everybody’s favourite Danish high-end audio brand has a new speaker. The BeoPlay A6 from Bang & Olufsen is a small, thin and beautifully designed all-in-one stereo system, hooking up wirelessly and seamlessly with any other B&O gear in your house — and it looks beautiful.


New Speech-Enhancing Software Ensures Loudspeaker Announcements Are Always Understandable

When train stations and airports get crammed full of people, it’s impossible to hear loudspeaker announcements over all the noise. So researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute developed a new system that listens for when a venue gets loud, and automatically adjusts announcements so they’re always audible.


This $3000 Wireless Speaker Is Mind-Blowing

The Devialet Phantom’s been around a while, but the Apple Store in the US has recently started selling the basic-but-still-very-expensive version of the speaker. Fans will be tempted, but you never want to buy something just because it’s in the Apple Store, so we gave it a try. Everything about the speaker seems impressive. It’s wireless, incredibly powerful, yet compact, and it plays bass so low you can only feel it — all while looking like an H.R. Giger creation. It also costs $3000.


Buy This Wooden Speaker, Help A Deaf Person Hear

LSTN isn’t your average audio company. The Los Angeles-based enterprise turned head a couple years ago when it started selling sleek wood and chrome headphones. Now, LSTN is expanding into the world of Bluetooth speakers with a very lovely box named Apollo.


The Directional Pad On This Retro NES Bluetooth Speaker Really Works

8Bitdo is probably best known for its Bluetooth gaming controllers, including the NES30 that paid homage to Nintendo’s original 8-bit console. But the company is now expanding its catalogue with a new Bluetooth speaker that longtime gamers will find equally hard to resist.


Listen To Wireless Audio All Over Your House With These Modular Philips Speakers

If you’re looking for sweet new speakers to scatter around your patio, rumpus room, or Netflix binge dungeon, Philips’ has new Fidelio E6 wireless cinema speakers and a 90W subwoofer that can do just that.


Sony's Best CES 2016 Gadgets Are Made For Your Ears And Eyes Alike

Sony’s onto something this year. Its TVs are incredibly bright, but that’s not what caught my attention. It’s the company’s persistence in pushing Hi-Res Audio, and its range of high-quality headphones and speakers, both wired and wireless, that is finally paying off.


Harman's Voyager Drive Speakers Let You Take Your Car's Sound System With You

Unless you’re an endurance racer who spends 24 hours in their vehicle, there’s not much point to sinking a small fortune into a killer sound system you rarely get to hear. But with Harman’s new Voyager Drive, your car’s stereo easily becomes a portable Bluetooth speaker you can take anywhere.


Sonos PLAY:5 Wireless Speaker: Australian Review

Your smartphone or tablet is a gateway to tens of millions of music tracks, of audio playlists and podcasts and internet radio stations. The only problem is that your smartphone’s speaker is not great — and that’s where wireless sound systems come into their own. And sure, you can hook up a Bluetooth speaker for a temporary high, but if you’re listening at home then you can do a lot, lot better. Sonos’s new Play:5 speaker is about the size of a regular bookshelf speaker — the kind that you’d have paired up next to your TV, for a small home theatre setup — but it packs so much more power.


Inside Samsung's Multi-Million Dollar Audio Lab

With a new world-class audio lab in Los Angeles, Samsung wants to change home audio in exactly the same way that it changed TVs — and spearheaded the switch to super-thin LCD TVs — back in the 2000s.


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