1. Astell & Kern introduces £499 A70 hi-res audio player

    Astell & Kern introduces £499 A70 hi-res audio player

    The A70 arrives with technology borrowed from some of A&K’s higher-end models but at a more affordable price. A&K claims it’s the “most sophisticated hi-res music player under £500”.

    Tue, 21 Jun 2016, 02:26pm
  2. Astell & Kern AK300 is more affordable hi-res player

    Astell & Kern AK300 is more affordable hi-res player

    Don't expect it to be cheap, but the latest addition to Astell & Kern's 300 Series of hi-res music players should be more affordable than the step-up AK320 model. And there's an intriguing new Recorder module, too.

    Tue, 03 May 2016, 03:51pm
  3. The DP-X1 is Onkyo’s first portable hi-res audio player

    The DP-X1 is Onkyo’s first portable hi-res audio player

    Onkyo’s new player runs on the Android operating system and supports a wide range of high-resolution file formats including MQA.

    Wed, 27 Apr 2016, 04:28pm
  4. Acoustic Research M20 is a slim but powerful hi-res music player

    Acoustic Research M20 is a slim but powerful hi-res music player

    The M20 promises to be slimmer and lighter than rivals, while still packing enough power to drive a high-end pair of headphones.

    Mon, 29 Feb 2016, 01:03pm
  5. Mighty portable music player lets you use Spotify without a smartphone

    Mighty portable music player lets you use Spotify without a smartphone

    The portable music player is designed for fitness fanatics who don’t want to carry a smartphone, but still want to listen to music on Spotify. And it looks like an iPod Shuffle.

    Wed, 24 Feb 2016, 11:58am
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  7. Astell & Kern AK380 Copper edition brings sonic benefits

    Astell & Kern AK380 Copper edition brings sonic benefits

    The limited edition model of A&K’s flagship hi-res audio player not only introduces a colourful new look, but it also claims to bring sonic improvements over the standard version...

    Thu, 21 Jan 2016, 02:28pm
  8. Pioneer XDP-100R is world's first MQA-ready hi-res music player

    Pioneer XDP-100R is world's first MQA-ready hi-res music player

    The XDP-100R is one of the first products compatible with Meridian's MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) technology.

    Wed, 02 Dec 2015, 01:59pm
  9. IFA 2015: Sony launches trio of new noise-cancelling Walkmans

    IFA 2015: Sony launches trio of new noise-cancelling Walkmans

    Sony has taken the wraps off three new Walkmans at IFA 2015, the NW-ZX100HN, NW-A25HN and NW-A27HN.

    Wed, 02 Sep 2015, 04:53pm
  10. TEAC unveils HA-P90SD high-resolution audio player

    TEAC unveils HA-P90SD high-resolution audio player

    The HA-P90SD also doubles up as a portable DAC/headphone amplifier and supports high-res audio and DSD files. It bears a striking resemblance to the Onkyo DAC-HA300.

    Wed, 26 Aug 2015, 03:15pm
  11. Neil Young admits "lack of resources" affecting Pono music plans

    Neil Young admits "lack of resources" affecting Pono music plans

    Wondering whether Pono will ever officially launch in the UK? We are too. A typically frank statement from Neil Young has confirmed that a worldwide rollout is still a priority – but the company needs more money before it can happen.

    Thu, 20 Aug 2015, 02:32pm

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