Samsung has long now been Apple’s biggest rival on the smartphone market, and now it looks like they are ready to take the challenge to them on the audio accessory side as well as Samsung has announced a new ‘Level’ line of headphones and portable speakers to challenge now Apple owned Beats Audio.
While Apple did not talk about their iWatch at WWDC, there has not been a lack of information, news, rumours, and speculations in the week following the conference. We have collated all the latest, including information on functionality, and pro athlete testing of the Apple wearable tech in our Apple iWatch round-up.
The House of Marley Liberate on-ear headphones provided a very enjoyable listening experience. They are lively both in sound and looks, and the fact that they are built using largely recycled or earth friendly materials is a bonus in my book. Read full review inside.
Don’t have time to read pages and pages of updates about how great iOS 8 will be? We have tried to pull all the relevant news together in a short and sweet format, so why don’t you check our quick guide to the new and useful features coming in iOS 8.
With the Envaya portable bluetooth aptX speaker Denon has taking their audio expertise out of the home and into the portable wireless speaker market, hopefully bringing some much needed high quality audio competition to an otherwise very crowded marketplace.
The Beats guys had several reasons to celebrate today, following the official $3billion deal with Apple, and what better way to kick it off than with the announcement of the new Solo2 headphones, an upgraded version of their original Solo model.
Ted Baker is better known for tweed blazers, slacks, and colorful shirts, but now the fashion brand is taking their style to the audio market with the launch of Ted Baker Audio, including a portable bluetooth speaker and a couple of headphones.
About a month after Apple announced their iPad trade-in program for retail stores in the US and Canada it looks like the program has found its way across the pond to Europe, including us here in the UK. According to the information you should now be able to trade in your iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPad Mini at Apple stores in exchange for a newer model iOS device.
The news broke late last week, but now it looks like Apple buying Beats Electronics is confirmed (Finanical Times). The $3.2 billion deal has left a lot of people in the tech industry scratching their heads, wondering why Apple is so keen to get their hands on the brainchild of Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre.
As iPhone fans are starting to prepare themselves for the next generation of the phone, new sources claim that the iPhone 6, or at least one version of it, will arrive a month earlier than expected in August.
For the many Google Play Music fans out there, it looks like we will soon be able to use it ‘properly’ on an iPad as well as the larger screen version is found hidden in the iPhone app.
In a very competitive headphone market, the British newcomer Acorn Audio has done a decent job with their first pair of headphones in the wooden E1 in-ear model. Lightweight design and comfortable fit, but there are some room for improvements.
Overall the i-box Max comes across as a well built portable bluetooth speaker with a clear and powerful sound, making it a good option to consider if you are after a speaker that can be used both at home as well as out and about.
When Google finally announced that the Chromecast is available in the UK I couldn’t help myself, my curiosity took over and I ordered one. Having finally plugged it into the tv, I now find myself exploring the many great ways, and apps, to ‘cast’ my experiences from my smartphone, iPad, and macbook to the tv screen.
First time we came across the relatively new British audio manufacturer i-box was when they launched their Twist bluetooth speaker with its easy to recognize twisted design. They are now following up their first success with a new bluetooth portable speaker, this time adding NFC to the mix as well, in the i-box Trax.