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Netflix dated, arriving in Australia March 24

Australians keen to get on the Netflix bandwagon don’t have long to wait now, as it now has a release date, with the end of March to be seen as the beginning of Netflix’s take over of Australian living rooms.

11:42 am 03/03/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Audeze joins forces with BMW for amp, headphones

One of the most impressive pairs of headphones we’ve ever put our ears into is getting an update, and it’s getting it with the help of BMW’s team of crack artists and designers.

4:40 pm 11/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Woo puts the headphone amp back in the box

Take a look at most headphone amps and they generally look fairly generic, either looking like a small rectangular box, or something a little slimmer. American company Woo seems more intent on making the amp more box like, and yet pleasing to the eye.

2:14 pm 05/02/2015 By Staff writers
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Astell & Kern builds a network player for high-end audio lovers

CD sales may be slowing, but people who love studio-quality sound are probably focused on high-resolution recordings anyway, and if that’s you and you’ve been eyeing a way of delivering this to your living room, Astell & Kern may have the solution.

10:41 am 02/02/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Ultimate Ears takes rock roots to a Megaboom

With the release of a new speaker from Ultimate Ears, we look back at what started the company, and why it puts so much work into making its speakers something special.

5:00 pm 21/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Eargasmic: Audeze’s $1299 LCD-2 headphones reviewed

There are people out there who love big speakers, and who spend a fortune on them, but if you need to cut the sound out or just want to listen to a recording intimately, a pair of $1300 headphones might be just what you need to look for.

2:13 pm 21/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Griffin pumps up the sound with a Bluetooth amp, focuses on accessories

Peripheral and accessory maker Griffin isn’t just sticking to making iPhone cases and exercise bits and bobs this year. Oh sure, it’s still doing those, but it’s also adding a few gadgets that could make your home sound a little brighter while keeping the cables sorted.

4:05 pm 08/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Samsung’s speakers in 2015 are curvy, egg like

The designers in Samsung’s speaker department must be tired of the same old block, because in 2015 they’re really shaking it up this year, with one portable and one less portable egg of a sound product.

11:19 am 08/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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LG grows OLED at CES

In more good news for the future of OLED, LG says that manufacturing improvements have led to panel yield rates increasing dramatically. Translated, this should lead to price drops on OLED TVs over 2015.

9:46 am 08/01/2015 By Peter Blasina
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B&O finds a way to connect mood and music with the BeoSound Moment

Not every music player is created equal, and Bang & Olufsen has been coming up with something a little more playful in its labs, with a wireless music system that tries to match music to your mood.

5:08 pm 07/01/2015 By Leigh D. Stark

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