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REVIEW: PANASONIC SC-GA10 SMART SPEAKER

There’s certainly no shortage of smart speakers to choose from – so is Panasonic's effort, the Google Assistant-based SC-GA10, worth its sizeable asking price? Let’s find out.

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: BOWERS & WILKINS FORMATION SERIES

Following the breaking announcement of Bowers & Wilkins' new Formation Wireless Suite we caught up with the full range for a hands-on demo.

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BOWERS & WILKINS ANNOUNCES FORMATION SUITE OF WIRELESS AUDIO PRODUCTS

One of the most highly anticipated announcements since Silicon Valley's EVA Automation purchase of B&W, details are now known of its new Formation Suite of audio products for whole-home wireless audio.

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YAMAHA ADDS AIRPLAY 2 AND MORE TO HOME AUDIO RANGE

Yamaha's MusicCast range is gaining Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect and voice control abilities through a series of upcoming firmware updates.

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AUSTRALIA’S CEDIA+CONNECTED CONFERENCE IS GO

CEDIA, the leading global organisation and body overseeing the home technology industry have teamed up with the Connected network and publication to deliver an industry-leading conference for industry members next month.

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SMART MOUNTS FOR SMART SPEAKERS FROM VANGUARD DYNAMICS

Vanguard Dynamics has released the clever and intuitive VAIL Amp In-Wall Mounting Dock for Amazon's 2nd-generation Echo Dot.

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B&O’S BEOVISION HARMONY OLED TV HAS A BUTTERFLY EFFECT

The Beovision Harmony folds away when not in use. Yup, you read that right. Milan Design Week is an incredibly apt event for Bang & Olufsen to unveil its stylishly folding Beovision Harmony all-in-one OLED TV and speaker system.

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ADD ALEXA TO EXISTING HI-FI SYSTEMS & SPEAKERS

Announced today, Amazon has released the Echo Input which is an inexpensive way of adding Alexa voice control to any existing audio system.

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REVIEW: NAD M10 BLUOS STREAMING AMPLIFIER

NAD Electronics' new M10 BluOS Streaming Amplifier is the latest addition to its 'Masters” range. Read on to discover why this release knocked the socks off both the reviewer and the editor!

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DOLBY ATMOS ON A BUDGET WITH KEF Q50A

KEF's Q50a is the silent achiever that has enjoyed massive success since its release last year. An upfiring Dolby Atmos surround speaker; it will take your immersive sound to new heights, quite literally!

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DTS PLAY-FI ADDS PREFERRED SPEAKER ALEXA COMMAND

The new Preferred Speaker feature gives you the convenience of selecting a specific DTS Play-Fi powered device to become the default music playback speaker for your Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, Echo Show or other Amazon Alexa device.

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EXCLUSIVE: DALI FINDS NEW HOME AT AMBER TECHNOLOGY

Danish loudspeaker manufacturer Dali has found a new home in Australia with Sydney-based Amber Technology to relaunch the brand locally.

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SONOS NOW DELIVERS YOUTUBE MUSIC

If you are a YouTube Music or YouTube Premium subscriber, you can now play official songs, albums, access playlists, and much more on Sonos speakers.

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SVS 3000 SERIES SUBWOOFERS HAVE LANDED

If there's one thing Ohio, US brand SVS knows, it's subwoofers. The company has built a very highly regarded reputation around them. So the announcement of its brand new 3000 Series range subwoofers is welcome news.

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RUIPRO HDMI FIBRE OPTIC CABLES SET RECORDS

Just announced at CES in Las Vegas, the Australian distributor of Ruipro HDMI cables, EZYHD, has received an award for the highest sales of its products, anywhere in the world.

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BLUESOUND GEN2 RANGE 40% OFF RUNOUT SALE

With the release of Bluesound's Generation 2i range of products, there's never been a better time to snap up some of the previous generation (Gen 2) range of multi-room, hi-res audio products.

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ALEXA VOICE-CONTROL COMES TO BLUESOUND, NAD AND DALI

The first set of Amazon Alexa Skills for the BluOS Hi-Res Distributed Audio platform found in Bluesound, NAD and Dali products will be available in January 2019.

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