1. Radio tuners

    Radio tuners

    If you take your radio seriously, and have space on your hi-fi rack, then a dedicated tuner will give you the best of analogue and digital radio. Not many companies make standalone hi-fi tuners any more, but there are a couple worth considering.

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 05:10pm
  2. CD players

    CD players

    Some may consider CDs as 'old school' now – after all, the format has been around since 1982 – but there are still millions of discs out there and if you have a large collection, a dedicated CD player will ensure you get the best out of them. The good news is that you don't have to spend a fortune to get true high-fidelity sound, with our Best Buys starting from £350. Of course, if you want to spend more and get an even bigger lift in performance, you can...

    Thu, 17 Oct 2013, 05:22pm
  3. Portable media player

    Portable media player

    Don't have a smartphone, but want something to play all your music and videos while on the go? The iPod Touch does it all.

    Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 11:22pm
  4. Audio interconnects (analogue)

    Audio interconnects (analogue)

    Atlas Element Integra Our Rating:  Best analogue interconnect Best analogue interconnect, Awards 2013. Ideal as a first upgrade, giving a glossy, subtle performance.

    Sun, 18 Aug 2013, 10:12am
  5. Dock systems

    Dock systems

    With the advent of wireless speakers and streaming, having a physical dock for your smartphone or tablet may seem a bit old-fashioned in this day and age. But they still have their place, and have the added advantage of charging your portable device while playing your tunes. Here's our pick of three of the best.

    Fri, 19 Oct 2012, 11:33am
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  7. Freeview PVR

    Freeview PVR

    Forget grappling with old VHS tapes and impenetrable timers, a PVR (personal video recorder) such as this with built-in hard drive and clever EPG (electronic programme guide) means you'll never miss your favourite programmes again. And this YouView model comes with built-in catch-up TV services such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5.

    Thu, 17 Oct 2013, 05:59pm
  8. Multimedia players

    Multimedia players

    Apple iPod Touch (5th gen) Our Rating:  Multimedia player Faces stiff competition, but there's still no other product quite like it.

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 11:08am
  9. Hi-fi speakers

    Hi-fi speakers

    It doesn't matter how good your source components and amplification are, without a decent set of speakers your system won't sound great. Here's our pick of the best

    Thu, 08 May 2014, 09:21am
  10. Speaker stands

    Speaker stands

    If you own standmount speakers, it's essential to mount them on a decent pair of stands to isolate them from the floor and ensure they perform at their best Just popping them on a bookshelf or table won't do at all.

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 06:04pm
  11. Network attached storage devices

    Network attached storage devices

    Buffalo Terastation Our Rating:  Network Attached Storage Device Buffalo's TeraStation Live Network Attached Storage (NAS) box has one terabyte of hard-disk capacity- that's over 1000GB, enough for 3000 Apple Lossless files.

    Tue, 15 Feb 2011, 10:34am

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