When sound matters but you can’t skimp on style, you want NAIM’s $1,500 Mu-so

The NAIM Mu-so is a proud member of a very exclusive club of ultra-premium wireless speakers. Its design is second to none, and its sound quality will bowl listeners over, though it failed to win us over. We wouldn't buy one, but we bet lots of folks will.

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This copper-clad cone-shaped speaker learns what music you like and streams it via Wi-Fi

The Aether Cone speaker is a Wi-Fi and AirPlay enabled speaker unlike anything we've evaluated before. In our hands-on video we explain how it's different.

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The new OD-11 Cloud Speaker is a blast from the past with a very modern twist

Teenage Engineering has revived the famous OD-11 speaker designed by Stig Carlsson in the '70s, offering a whole new modern take. New additions include wireless connection, cloud streaming, and even a robotic voice that will read your Tweets.


Nocs reveals new edition of NS2 speakers with Bluetooth and Spotify connect

Nocs announced today that its next run of its NS2 powered speakers - set to drop in early August this year - has been revamped to include Bluetooth compatibility and Spotify Connect support, adding much-needed versatility to the device's streaming department.

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Apple TV’s new firmware lets you stream straight from the cloud

Apple has released Apple TV 6.0, an update that allows AirPlay streaming from iCloud, access to iTunes Radio, and a handful of other features.

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Yamaha’s network-ready RX-S600 AV receiver packs robust features into a waif-ish chassis

Yamaha introduces the sleek new RX-S600 AV receiver, packing a slew of features and inputs into a chassis that's purported to be around 2/3 the size of a standard AV receiver. Among the new device's features are Airplay and DLNA support, high-definition DACs…

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Upcoming Apple TV update is a swat at Chromecast and Roku. But is it too late?

Apple will reportedly issue an update to its Apple TV set-top boxes on September 18. The update would allow users to stream music, video and photos from the cloud, rather than directly from their devices. It will also allow users to stream to other people's…

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Roku updates iOS app, now streams video to TV

Roku has updated its iOS app to version 2.3, allowing users to now stream video they have stored on their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch directly to their TVs as an answer to Apple’s AirPlay feature that works with the Apple TV.

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Apple TV vs. Chromecast: Which belongs in your home theater?

Google unveiled a brand new streaming device called Chromecast. But how does it stack up against the already established streamer, Apple TV, and does Chromecast offer any unique features?


CE Week 2013: Monitor Audio takes on NAD with the Airstream A100 integrated amp

Monitor Audio is in attendance at CEWeek, where it is showing off a new $500 integrated amp that sports AirPlay, DLNA and high-quality 24/96 DACs. The slick-looking integrated appears to compete nicely with NAD's recently announced digital hybrids.

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Cambridge Audio does Airplay and Bluetooth with its new Minx Air wireless speakers

Cambridge Audio took its time throwing its hat into the ring, but its MInx Air series of AirPlay and Bluetooth-enabled loudspeakers are already worthy of a shot at the title. Built like tanks and way above average in the sound department, this trio is well…

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The benefits of trickle down technology: NAD shows off new gear aimed at the ‘digital native’

We take a look at NAD's new D 7050 network receiver and D 3020 hybrid digital amplifier and learn how the company is adapting to serve a new kind of listener which it describes as the "digital native."

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Harman Kardon AVR 3700 7.2 receiver brings support for 3D, 4K/Ultra HD and Airplay

Consumers looking for a great deal on a new AV receiver have a number of great choices under $1,000 now, including the new AVR 3700 from Harman Kardon which supports 4K, 3D, and AirPlay.

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Apple’s Lightning AV adapter is actually a computer, uses Airplay for TV-out, and has some problems

For once, it seems Apple has a good excuse to charge so much for its AV adapter. We've learned that the accessory actually has an ARM computer inside of it. But it also has one big flaw, as well.