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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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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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REVIEW: YAMAHA MUSICCAST VINYL 500 TURNTABLE

When is a turntable more than just a turntable? When it’s a streamer. Huh? Yamaha's MusicCast VINYL 500 Turntable also doubles as a full-featured MusicCast streamer. We take a closer look at what it is and what it does.

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ALEXA HI-FI STREAMING WITH ECHO LINK AND ECHO LINK AMP

Amazon has released its new Echo Link and Echo Link Amp to Australian customers today, built and designed for music lovers who want to use Alexa to stream high-fidelity music through their existing audio equipment.

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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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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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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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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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CES 2019: HISENSE AUSTRALIA TO UNVEIL NEW SMART TV PLATFORM

Within weeks, Hisense Australia will launch its new locally developed Smart TV platform at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2019.

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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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2019 MELBOURNE HI-FI SHOW DATES ANNOUNCED

Australia's most well-attended exhibition of hi-fi, home cinema and headphones, will take place in Melbourne, October 18th - 20th, 2019.

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APPLE AIRPLAY 2 ARRIVES ON BLUESOUND

One of the hottest streaming music components for 2018, Bluesound's Node 2i, will receive another functionality boost on December 11th, 2018 in the form of Apple AirPlay 2, complete with Siri voice control and Apple Home app compatibility.

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PHILIPS HUE RELEASES OUTDOOR SMART LIGHTING RANGE

One of the leaders in plug 'n play smart lighting, Philips Hue, has released its outdoor range of smart lights that are available now at JB Hi-Fi stores across the country.

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TIVOLI AUDIO IS ALL GO IN AUSTRALIA

Eighteen years after launching the iconic Model One radio, Tivoli Audio is enjoying renewed success as a company that has recently reinvented itself with products that not only embrace current technology but also deliver on consumer's need for convenience

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IS GOOGLE’S HOME HUB THE BEST SMART DISPLAY AROUND?

Forget smart speakers for a second, because smart displays are shaping up as the next big battleground area for tech giants’ attempts to get inside your home.

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CABASSE ANNOUNCES THE PEARL WIRELESS SPEAKER

The Pearl from Cabasse promises to be a new jewel in the wireless streaming crown of the French loudspeaker brand.

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