Billionaire inventor Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, dies aged 80

Very sad to hear about the death of Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, and sound pioneer. Ray had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years and was diagnosed with leukaemia this summer. Born in Portland, Oregon, he grew…

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shinychrisBillionaire inventor Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, dies aged 80

REVIEW: Orbitsound airSOUND Base

Orbitsound's march into your living room continues with the SB60 airSOUND Base system, a speaker box designed to accompany your flat screen TV. Neither surround sound system nor sound bar, can this intriguing speaker find its niche among home cinema enthusiasts? Read our full review to find out!

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Gerald LynchREVIEW: Orbitsound airSOUND Base

HANDS-ON REVIEW: Sol Republic Deck Bluetooth speaker

Enjoying the rare summer heatwave that Britain is currently luxuriating in, my pals and I have decamped more or less entirely to London's great parks, picnic baskets in hand, summer playlists carefully prepared. However, even the most carefully curated of…

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Gerald LynchHANDS-ON REVIEW: Sol Republic Deck Bluetooth speaker

Logitech Z600 Bluetooth PC speakers switch playback device as tracks are paused or playing

If hassle-free audio playback is as important to your desk space as good looks are, Logitech's Z600 speaker set may be worth a look. A pair of cone-shaped Bluetooth speakers, the Z600 wirelessly pair with Bluetooth-enabled computers (or any Bluetooth…

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Gerald LynchLogitech Z600 Bluetooth PC speakers switch playback device as tracks are paused or playing

Onkyo iPhone 5 compatible CS-255DAB Hi-Fi mini system announced

Onkyo have just announced their latest mini Hi-Fi system, the CS-2555DAB. Reasonably priced, it's one of the rare mini Hi-Fi systems to offer certified connectivity with Apple's lightning connection-equipped iPhone 5 smartphone. Packaged with a pair of two-way speakers (each…

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Gerald LynchOnkyo iPhone 5 compatible CS-255DAB Hi-Fi mini system announced

WIN a pair of Sennheiser David Bowie inspired headphones and book worth £259

To celebrate the V&A’s unique ‘David Bowie is’ exhibition (23 March – 11 August), event partner and headphone specialist Sennheiser has created 500 pairs of ‘MOMENTUM Special Edition’ headphones. These closed-back ‘around-the-ear’ headphones have been created for music lovers wanting…

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shinychrisWIN a pair of Sennheiser David Bowie inspired headphones and book worth £259