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Phorus unveils PS5 wireless home audio speaker

Phorus, of DTS, Inc., introduced the company’s new wireless home audio speaker, the Phorus PS5 Speaker, yesterday. The speaker utilizes DTS Play-Fi technology and can stream lossless, high-quality audio from users’ iOS, Android and Windows PCs for Wi-Fi-enabled multi-room audio.

Jamo reveals four new subwoofers

Jamo (a Klipsch Group, Inc. brand) unveiled four new subwoofer models, named the J 10 SUB, the J 12 SUB, the J 110 SUB and the J 112 SUB. The four subwoofers comprise equal parts of the Jamo Studio line and the Jamo Concert line.

Sonos BOOST expands your music’s wireless range

What if there was something you could introduce that would boost your wireless range? Well, you’d be dancing for joy, right? Enter the Sonos BOOST, and enter your Saturday night dance moves. It works by connecting directly to your router to create a dedicated Sonos network that boosts your wireless router’s range by 50 percent. Keep dancing!

SVS announces new speaker line and subwoofer

Today is a big day for SVS as they have announced multiple new products hitting the market: the PC-2000 subwoofer and the Prime Series speaker line. The PC-2000 cylinder subwoofer is a new take on SVS’s original cylinder subwoofer, and it will be on display at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest.

MartinLogan, Paradigm, Anthem latest to embrace Play-Fi wireless audio standard

The Play-Fi standard for wireless whole home audio continues to gain support, as MartinLogan, Paradigm and Anthem have joined the party, with compatible products to come in 2015. DTS, which bring audio enhancement technologies to market through various products, made the announcement yesterday.

Sonos adds high-resolution audio through Deezer partnership

Audio for the past decade has been more about portability, convenience and choice rather than audio quality. There are signs that the equation is changing. To wit: One of the biggest names in audio these days, Sonos, today announced that it is bringing high-resolution audio (HRA) to its eponymous wireless home audio streaming system.

Monster gets comfy, moves in homes with 3 hi-res speakers

Portable Bluetooth speakers are quite popular right now. Maybe too popular, as it seems that more are announced every other week. It is a pretty saturated market. So it makes sense for big audio companies to flex their strength and savvy, focusing more on audio and less on portable. Pound-for-pound, a home system will best more »

Definitive Technology and Polk Audio introduce Play-Fi wireless audio systems

Sister companies Definitive Technology and Polk Audio today introduced wireless whole-home audio systems featuring DTS Play-Fi technology, which brings lossless music anywhere in the home over a Wi-Fi network.

Sonos software update removes a hardware requirement

Sonos has a great selection of wireless-enabled speakers to fit in any room in any home. Whether you’re a casual listener or hardcore audiophile, you can appreciate being able to move music freely without having to fuss with wires. Those who own and use Sonos speakers should already be familiar with this, except that doing more »

McIntosh, Sonus Faber, Wadia adopt DTS Play-Fi for wireless whole-home audio

DTS today announced that McIntosh, Sonus Faber and Wadia have joined the “DTS Play-Fi ecosystem.” Play-Fi allows you to play music from a smartphone, tablet or PC wirelessly over your home’s WiFi network to as many Play-Fi connected speakers as you’d like. It’s a competitor to Apple’s AirPlay, which of course is best suited for an Apple-centric home entertainment system.

Bluetooth envy? D-Link audio extender adds performance, enhancement

With all the latest Bluetooth speakers to hit the market, a lot of people are experiencing envy. No matter the kind of home speaker setup, it’s probably not as quick or convenient as streaming audio wirelessly through a mobile tablet or smartphone. The apps for those mobile devices make access to all sorts of music more »

Pure’s Jongo speaker system syncs via Bluetooth and wifi combination

The connected home is looking bright for the future. Wireless, multiroom audio in the form of Pure’s Bluetooth Caskeid allows listeners to choose any audio app (Pandora, Spotify, whatever) with the Jongo multiroom speaker system. The technology combines Bluetooth and wi-fi for streaming via iOS, Android and laptops. The Jongo speaker system is available in two more »