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HOW TO GET A FREE AMAZON ALEXA ECHO DOT SMART SPEAKER

There's something futuristically cool about walking throughout your home barking commands to Alexa. From turning lights on and off, turning the espresso machine on, playing music throughout your home, or even getting the latest footy scores, ...

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CAMBRIDGE AUDIO’S NEW STYLISH WIRELESS SPEAKER COMPLETES YOYO RANGE

British audio specialists Cambridge Audio complete its Yoyo range, with the addition of the Yoyo (L) wireless speaker. If you're wondering about the L, it signifies the innovative home audio hub's size.

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SELBY ACOUSTICS GOES HITEK

Established specialist retailer Selby Acoustics is on track for further expansion following a deal to take over the current location of Hitek Audio Video in Thornbury, Victoria.

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TIVOLI AUDIO SHOWS IMPRESSIVE NEW RANGE

One of the most famous names in radios and a brand now paving the way for stylish, multiroom wireless audio, Tivoli Audio, showed off its new products at this year's High End show in Munich, Germany.

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SONOS BEAM DOWN A NEW CONNECTED SOUNDBAR

Almost straight out of Startrek, Sonos introduces the Beam, a compact connected soundbar with HDMI-ARC and multiple voice control options.

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SONOS AND HEOS AGREE TO SETTLE LEGAL DISPUTE

The long legal stoush between Sonos and Sound United, the parent company of HEOS, has ended with an undisclosed settlement agreed to by the warring companies.

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THE CONNECTED SOFA FOR YOUR MEDIA ROOM

USB revolutionised connected devices. But even after more than 20 years of the USB standard in our lives, we still never seem to be able to find enough connection points in convenient locations.

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THE VINYL INSPIRED BATHROOM HAS ARRIVED

Olympia Ceramica is an outfit that clearly loves analogue. So much so, it manufactures a range of designer sink basins that lord ooh lord, could be mistaken for a turntable.

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JBL LAUNCHES LINK 300 SMART SPEAKER WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT

Not so long ago JBL released a natty new range of voice-activated speakers called the JBL LINK series. The latest addition to the LINK range is called the LINK 300, and it's available now at selected retailers and from JBL Australia’s website.

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RUARK AUDIO MULTIROOM COMPATIBLE MRX WIRELESS SPEAKER

The British audio outfit will soon release the MRx. This wireless speaker offers integrated Bluetooth with aptX, broadband internet connection to radio stations, plus Spotify, Deezer and Tidal, with a promise that Amazon Music will also be added soon.

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ELAC RELEASES DISCOVERY Z3 WIRELESS SPEAKER

Another day, another Wi-Fi speaker. Well yes, but there’s a Teutonic comprehensiveness about Elac’s new Discovery Z3 Wi-Fi speaker few others have. And this sets it apart from the pack.

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NEW DENON HEOS HS2 SOUNDBAR SUPPORTS AMAZON ALEXA AND HI-RES AUDIO

Denon has just announced its new HEOS HomeCinema HS2 wireless soundbar and subwoofer system - the latest addition to the HEOS wireless multi-room range.

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BLUESOUND BECOMES MORE AFFORDABLE

It’s not often we have the pleasure of reporting on price reductions in the Hi-Fi business. Australian distributor Convoy has realigned the Bluesound brand pricing to be in line with international markets.

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B&W WANTS TO BE YOUR VALENTINE

Love is in the air, can you feel it? It's Valentine's Day and Bowers & Wilkins wants to hook you up with a T7 Wireless Speaker valued at $499.95.

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MONITOR AUDIO’S MOST VERSATILE SPEAKER YET

Legacy U.K. brand Monitor Audio is showing no signs of slowing down with the announcement of its latest loudspeaker, named the Vecta VB240.

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SAVE THE DATE: 2018 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL HIFI SHOW

StereoNET, Australia's leading HiFi and Home Theatre publication is pleased to announce the 2018 International HiFi Show's return to Melbourne at the magnificent Pullman Mercure Hotel, Albert Park, October 12th - 14th.

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REVIEW: BENQ GS-1 PORTABLE PROJECTOR

All the indications point to a long, dry sweltering summer ahead of us. Which is why I got so interested in the new BenQ GS-1 portable projector that was attracting quite a crowd at this year’s Melbourne International Hi-Fi Show.

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