Sennheiser upgrades popular HD800 headphones with HD800S

Sennheiser has upgraded its popular HD 800 headphones with a new model, the HD 800S, which promise an even better listening experience than the previous model. While the transducer technology and the innovative ear-cup design of the HD 800 remain the same, the sound image has been further optimised in the medium and low frequency range, claims Sennheiser.…

Spotify will not be supporting Google Cast for Audio

The other day we learned about Google Cast for Audio, Google's plan to bring the ease of Chromecasting video to your music - so that in one button press, your tunes can go from your phone to your hi-fi. Despite pledges of support from a number of manufacturers, including Sony, the largest streaming music player…

Google working on “Chromecast for Audio”

Google is working on bringing similar tech to its Chromecast to audio devices - enabling you to send music to speakers, soundbars and other devices for playback. According to Slash Gear, "Google Cast for Audio" will be a completely open system, which manufacturers will be encouraged to bake directly into their wireless speaker systems. There…

Sonos announces wifi boost product

If you've got a Sonos wireless music system, chances are you'll both swear by it, but also worry about the wifi signal - especially if you live in a built up area. Which is presumably why Sonos has today announced the "Sonos Boost" signal booster. The Boost plugs directly into your router and will apparently…

REVIEW: Ultimate Ears Boom Bluetooth speaker

An attractive and deafeningly loud Bluetooth speaker with waterproof credentials, the Ultimate Ears Boom is a neat speaker. But can it justify its high cost? Read our full review to find out!

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…

JBL's new J-Series complete with mic/remote for mobile

From JBL comes a new J-Series A range of in-ear, on-ear and over-ear headphones complete with mic/remote control for compatibility with most smart phone devices.Prices range from £39.99 (J22a) to £119.99 (J88a over ear). The updated range includes: JBL J55a…