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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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WIN YAMAHA MUSICCAST TURNTABLE, WIRELESS SPEAKERS & HEADPHONES

Yamaha has kindly put up a swag of prizes for our May competition, giving you a chance to win one of two prize packs including the MusicCast Vinyl 500 Turntable and MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, or HPH-W300 Headphones.

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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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REVIEW: LG C9 4K OLED TV & SL10YG SOUNDBAR

When LG invited me to travel to Sydney to take part in a ‘lock-down’ review of LG's latest C9 OLED and SL10YG Sound Bar, naturally my bags were packed by the door in anticipation.

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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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APPLE’S NEW PUSH INTO SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

Three separate press releases hit our inbox this morning, all from different personnel within or associated with Apple. Each spruiked a new Apple service or feature.

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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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LG SERVES UP SIX SOUNDBARS FOR 2019

LG has announced that it’ll bring no fewer than six new soundbars to the Australian market this year.

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LG ROLLS OUT NEW 8K OLED FOR 2019

Overlooking Sydney harbour, LG gave us a sneak-peak at their upcoming 2019 product range today. As I departed my Uber, I received a pleasant welcome by an umbrella welding LG rep and was quickly ushered into LG’s multi-level smart home in Cremorne.

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MCINTOSH RELEASES THE RS200 WIRELESS LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM

It’s a wireless loudspeaker system like no other! Incomparable is probably the best way to describe McIntosh’s foray into the Wireless Loudspeaker genre with its monolithic RS200 model.

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LG G8 THINQ HANDSET COULD BE THE ULTIMATE AUDIOPHILE’S SMARTPHONE

LG’s upcoming G8 ThinQ smartphone is shaping up to be the ultimate handset for audiophiles, with the company this week revealing a truckload of intriguing sonic-related features – including a vibrating OLED screen.

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DEVIALET NAMES AQIPA AS NEW AUSTRALIAN HOME

French luxury audio brand Devialet has announced Melbourne-based Aqipa as its new exclusive Australia and New Zealand distributor effective 31st March 2019.

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MONITOR AUDIO LAUNCHES MASS COMPACT 5.1 SPEAKER SYSTEM

Monitor Audio has launched the second generation of its MASS Surround Sound speaker set.

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GENEVA INTRODUCES STYLISH TOURING S+ PORTABLE RADIO

Swiss radio specialists, Geneva, renowned for their stylish design cues and cutting-edge industrial design have announced the replacement for its popular Touring S Portable DAB+ Radio and Bluetooth speaker.

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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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