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BOSE FRAMES, THEY’RE SUNGLASSES AND MUCH MORE

Bose are no strangers to sound. Arguably the most recognisable household name when it comes to audio, its new wearable dubbed 'Frames', are sunglasses and so much more.

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SONOS EYES OFF LENBROOK FOR LEGAL STOUSH OVER BLUESOUND

Referred to by many as the 'Sonos Killer' when it first debuted in 2014, it is no wonder that Sonos, the pioneer of the multi-room wireless audio category vigorously defended itself when pushed by the launch of Denon's HEOS.

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ALEXA, APPLE MUSIC AND SONOS - ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ASK

The good news today for Sonos and Apple Music fans in Australia is you can now use Alexa to control Apple Music on Sonos One or Beam, or with an Echo device connected to a Sonos system.

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KEF ACTIVATES AIRPLAY 2 FOR LSX SPEAKERS

Like the gift that keeps giving, KEF's LSX wireless stereo speakers are now AirPlay 2 enabled which brings new capabilities that allow users to effortlessly stream music or podcasts from an iPhone, iPad, Mac, HomePod and Apple TV, and perfectly in ...

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NURA IS BACK WITH NURALOOP SMART EARPHONES

Following the phenomenal success of Nura's first release, the Nuraphone headphones last year, Nura is back again, but this time, it's the NuraLoop.

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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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HOYTS GOES HIGH TECH WITH POPCORN ORDERING APP

Available soon is a new app from Hoyts that allows you to pre-order that cup of Coke and popcorn before you even leave home for the cinema.

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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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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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APPLE SURPRISES WITH NEW AIRPODS

Talk of Apple's new AirPods for 2019 has been rife for some time now, but this morning's announcement ahead of next week's media event has taken all by surprise, but on paper also delivers in spades.

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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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WISA-COMPATIBLE TVS REMOVE THE NEED FOR WIRES OR AN AV RECEIVER

Imagine an eight-channel surround sound system supporting 24-bit/96kHz digital audio quality, all without speaker cables or an AV receiver all pieced together with products from several different brands.

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CAMBRIDGE AUDIO UNVEIL WORLD’S FIRST BLUETOOTH APTX HD TURNTABLE

Cambridge Audio has launched the Alva TT, the world's first turntable featuring aptX HD audio, at CES 2019.

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