Media Players

Ultimate Ears detonates MEGABLAST and a smaller BLAST

April 23, 2018

Ultimate Ears have detonated released the MEGABLAST and BLAST. True to their heritage they are portable, IP67 waterproof, with the distinctive Ultimate Ears 360° sound,

Review: Cambridge Audio CXN V2 Network Audio Player

February 21, 2018

What’s a network audio player, and why would you want one? Let’s dive into one of the best on the market to see what it’s

Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM explodes with new colours

February 9, 2018

If you have never seen a speaker with colours called Concrete, Avocado and Unicorn then pop into a major retailer and have a look at

#BeatTheBraven – Braven Ready Solo and Pro 2018 (review)

February 8, 2018

Braven (pronounced Brave N) was founded 2011 – its focus is on Bluetooth outdoor, active, and premium audio solutions.

Sony releases mega new product range at CES 2018

January 9, 2018

Sony went overboard releasing more than 20 new consumer electronic devices and sending nine press releases to prove it.

WD My Cloud Home (review update)

January 8, 2018

The WD My Cloud Home review was done over a week or so – sometimes the less obvious quirks don’t show up.

The new Telstra TV is a streamer’s dream

October 23, 2017

Telstra has announced details of its latest video streaming box, the Telstra TV, which will be available for purchase from October 31. As Australians shift

Google Tip: How to make local music show up in Play Music

October 20, 2017

That had me scratching my head. I went to use Google Play Music on my phone to play some audio test tracks … and they

Review: Laser MMC-X40 4K Smart TV Media Player

September 25, 2017

Let’s say that you have a TV that isn’t quite as smart as you’d like it to be. That’s often the case, even with newer

Review: Apple TV 4K

September 23, 2017

A lot has happened since September 9, 2015, when the 4th Generation Apple TV was announced. Since then, 4K, or ‘Ultra HD’ televisions have become the

Pandora leaves our shores

August 1, 2017

Music streaming service Pandora has ceased operations in Australia and New Zealand, as of yesterday. Previously we were the only nations outside of the US

The iconic iPod is now dead

July 29, 2017

I am still awaiting formal confirmation from Apple, but it seems that the iPod is dead. (UPDATE: Now confirmed by Apple Australia with the following

Apple HomePod to hit homes in December

June 6, 2017

I think the word is “synergy”. It was popular a few years ago when companies felt they could bring together different, but complementary, ideas and

No, MP3 is not dead

May 17, 2017

Over the last couple of days I’ve kept stumbling across reports claiming that MP3 is no more. That, says Gizmodo, “it’s dead”. The piece title

Confirmed: Windows 10 now supports USB Audio Class 2.0

May 3, 2017

People who like high resolution music, and like to use a computer to deliver it, have been irritated for years by the failure of Windows

Wearable Waterproof Walkman from Sony

April 27, 2017

My, hasn’t the Walkman come a long way? The original chunky portable cassette player from 37 years ago has shrunk, become more robust, delivers far

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