News & Snapshots

Bluesound Node & Powernode

Bluesound, makers of the award-winning hi-res wireless multi-room line of audio players, has announced a new generation of its best-selling Node Wireless Hi-Res Multi-Room Music Streamer and Powernode Wireless Hi-Res Multi-Room Streaming Amplifier. The upgrades include new DAC designs, more powerful processors, and touch panel controls with presets and proximity sensors, while the Powernode also receives substantially more power. Both feature an easy-to-clean satin finish in either black or whit...

Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition

British hi-fi specialist has launched Uniti Atom Headphone Edition - a headphone-optimized version of its multiple-award-winning Uniti Atom music streaming system, designed to be the ultimate solo listening source. Unlike traditional headphone amplifiers and DACs, which require a separate computer or streaming device, Uniti Atom Headphone Edition is a fully formed music-streaming system - just add headphones. Uniti Atom Headphone Edition features a completely new transformer design, dedicated to...

Zuma Lumisonic

A new technology company launches a world-first high-performance product that combines audio and light to give users an incredibly immersive experience. Zuma is voice-controlled and will declutter homes of smart devices, cables, plugs, and sockets. A unique hardware and software product that has reinvented the way sound and light can be experienced in the home has today been launched by a British company with international investment. This new smart home product is the brainchild of Morten Warre...

Urbanista Los Angeles

Swedish lifestyle audio brand announces the launch of Los Angeles - the world's first self-charging, wireless active noise-canceling headphones powered by Powerfoyle solar cell material. Using advanced green technology, Los Angeles converts all forms of light, outdoor and indoor, into energy to deliver virtually infinite playtime. Los Angeles brings revolutionary innovation to the headphone market and is designed to live up to the brand's tagline, 'Designed for Life in Motion'. For the first tim...

B.audio EX

French manufacturer of digital audio brings new enhancements to its DACs, which benefit from a series of new features under the EX label. These include a network input giving access to streaming functionalities, as well as a USB slot for direct connection of storage media. Additionally, a DSP-based acoustic correction feature offers a wide range of possibilities for adjusting to the listening environment. Extended version of the B.dac, the B.dac EX is a response to many requests for network play...

Bowers & Wilkins PI7 & PI5

True Wireless In-Ear Headphones are immensely popular, but most currently available designs represent a compromise choice, one that trades sound quality for wireless convenience. Bowers & Wilkins has always insisted this issue would need to be addressed before the company could consider launching its own TWS products. Now, after an extensive period of development, Bowers & Wilkins is proud to launch two new products that bring the brand's famous True Sound promise of absolute performance...

Meters available in the USA

For years, globe-trotting musicians including U2, Foo Fighters and Sir Paul McCartney have trusted UK-based Ashdown Engineering to build world-class bass amplifiers for their performances and studio use. Now Ashdown is embarking on its own world tour, bringing its superior audio and innovative product design to the United States market with the launch of its Meters headphones, the audiophile quality headphones that let consumers turn up the volume while they turn the heads of everyone who sees t...

Cambridge Audio Evo

Cambridge Audio has been at the forefront of British audio innovation for over 50 years and Evo represents an evolution in hi-fi - an all-in-one music player that combines timeless design, cutting edge technology, streaming smarts, and incredible audio performance into one streamlined and compact box. Designed in Cambridge Audio's London studio, Evo's minimal and timeless aesthetic will fit into any interior and lifestyle. Lead designer Ged Martin chose premium materials and used industrial desi...

Bang & Olufsen HX

Bang & Olufsen announced the launch of Beoplay HX, a powerful and authentic sound experience with digital ANC, up to 35 hours of play time and elevated comfort, exemplifying Bang & Olufsen's expertise in sound, design, and craftsmanship. Beoplay HX offers a powerful listening experience through two custom designed 40mm speaker drivers with neodymium magnets and bass ports which ensures optimal bass performance. Four dedicated microphones create an impressive call quality by utilizing adv...

Linn Klimax DSM

Linn launched next-generation Klimax DSM, the ultimate streaming product and the closest you can get to streaming audio perfection. Applying almost five decades of digital technology learnings and expertise, every element has been designed from first principles and is fully optimised for the best musical performance. A complete reimagining of its flagship streamer, the new Klimax DSM introduces an exquisite custom-designed enclosure that provides acoustic isolation along with visual and tactile ...

Focal Clear Mg

Focal unveils a new reference - Clear Mg. In addition to their sophisticated finishes, the sound reproduction of these open-back headphones is even sharper than that of their Clear predecessor. The luxury of Focal products lies in their performance and the experience they offer, as well as in every detail that enhances the object to make it more than a set of headphones. After four years of research and development, the engineers at Focal have designed a Magnesium dome for the Clear Mg speaker d...

Meze Audio Empyrean Phoenix

Meze Audio, audio is introducing Empyrean Phoenix, a rare collector's item that celebrates the rebirth of their flagship headphone through a fusion of art and high-end audio technology. This fiery red and black version of the flagship Empyrean features a CNC sculpted aluminum chassis hand-finished with irregular patterns that create contrast and play of light and shadow, making each pair entirely unique. Behind the artfully redesigned frame, Empyrean Phoenix hides the same breakthrough technolog...

Interviews

Gustavo Pires - Vicoustic

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

Mads Klifoth - Audiovector

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

David Nauber - Classé

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

James Tanner - Bryston

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

Alex Munro - Q Acoustics

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

Ken Ishiwata - Marantz

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

Siegfried Amft - T+A

Written by Tomasz Karasiński

Ray Kimber - Kimber Kable

Written by Tomasz Karasiński
  1. Recommended
  2. Popular
  3. Trending

Auris Audio Adagio 300B

By Tomasz Karasiński

Hegel H80

By Tomasz Karasiński

Gradient 6.0

By Tomasz Karasiński

Xavian NEOX1

By Tomasz Karasiński

Marantz HD-DAC1

By Tomasz Karasiński

Audiovector QR1

By Tomasz Karasiński

Hegel H80

By Tomasz Karasiński

Hegel HD30

By Tomasz Karasiński

Marantz Model 30 & SACD 30n

By Tomasz Karasiński

Focal Stellia

By Tomasz Karasiński

NAD T758 V3i

By Tomasz Karasiński

next
prev

Articles

Check out reports, guides, presentations, music reviews and technical articles made for music and hi-fi enthusiasts.
Read more

Agnes Obel - Aventine

Written by Małgorzata Karasińska

Sony CDP-101

Written by Jarosław Święcicki

Pylo - The Woman

Written by Małgorzata Karasińska

A visit to Audiothlon

Written by Tomasz Karasiński