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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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TIDAL MASTERS ARRIVES ON ANDROID DEVICES

Fed up with not getting the full benefit of your top-tier Tidal subscription when on-the-go? Well, if you're an Android user, you now get Tidal Masters access.

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LG’S 2019 TELEVISION LINEUP: SHARPER, SMOOTHER AND SMARTER

Even before CES 2019 had gotten underway, LG had shown off its upcoming range of flagship televisions; and on paper, at least, there is much to admire.

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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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DTS PLAY-FI ADDS ALEXA SKILLS TO YET MORE BRANDS

DTS Play-Fi has further expanded its lineup of Works with Alexa certified products to include models from MartinLogan, Paradigm and Anthem.

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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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CHINA BANS IPHONE SALES

In the latest round of a tit-for-tat legal stoush between Apple and Qualcomm, China has moved to ban sales of most iPhone models.

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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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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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LAST DAYS: BLUESOUND LAUNCHES CASH BACK PROMOTION

Bluesound, the multi-room audio brand that was the first to offer high-resolution 24-bit music streaming has launched a cash back promotion that runs until midnight 28 October 2018.

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DEVIALET ANNOUNCES ALL NEW PHANTOM REACTOR WIRELESS SPEAKER

Devialet’s all-new Phantom Reactor is an active, audio stream-loving loudspeaker. The new size of the speaker and price point is better suited to smaller listening spaces and budgets.

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BIG SCREEN WALL ART FROM SAMSUNG

Samsung has today announced its second generation of The Frame, a TV that when not in use doubles as a mesmerising gallery of curated art.

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AMAZON RELEASES FOUR NEW ECHO DEVICES

In a significant expansion of the Echo range, Amazon today launched four new models in Australia with added features, enhanced capabilities and better sound.

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