1. UK government legalises CD, DVD and Blu-ray copying for personal use

    UK government legalises CD, DVD and Blu-ray copying for personal use

    It's taken enough time to come about, but the UK government has finally confirmed that you can now make copies of your CD, DVD and Blu-ray collection for "private purposes" – including format shifting and backup.

    Thu, 02 Oct 2014, 11:37am
  2. Astell & Kern players get NAS streaming and Qobuz downloads

    Astell & Kern players get NAS streaming and Qobuz downloads

    A firmware update to the AK240 allows users to stream music - from MP3 to 24/192 - from a NAS device directly to the player, while all three current A&K players can now download music directly from Qobuz.

    Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 04:22pm
  3. Qobuz app now available on Astell & Kern's high-resolution audio players

    Qobuz app now available on Astell & Kern's high-resolution audio players

    Qobuz has announced the launch of a new app for Astell & Kern's range of high-resolution audio players, which allows you to stream, browse and download music from the French service direct to the device using a wi-fi connection.

    Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 12:09pm
  4. R.I.P. iPod Classic: Apple quietly kills the iPod Classic

    R.I.P. iPod Classic: Apple quietly kills the iPod Classic

    Amongst the excitement of the new iPhones and Apple Watch, the iPod Classic has been removed from the Apple website and store, quietly ending nearly 13 years of Apple's specialist music device

    Tue, 09 Sep 2014, 08:56pm
  5. IFA 2014: Sony launches latest high-resolution music products

    IFA 2014: Sony launches latest high-resolution music products

    Sony has reaffirmed its commitment to high-resolution audio with the launch of a number of products, including "the world's smallest and lightest high-resolution audio digital music player" in the shape of the Walkman A15.

    Thu, 04 Sep 2014, 01:01pm
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  7. Reading and Leeds 2014: Best headphones, wireless speakers, tablets

    Reading and Leeds 2014: Best headphones, wireless speakers, tablets

    From headphones you won't mind losing to phones with big batteries, here's our guide to the must-have kit for Reading and Leeds Festival 2014.

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 12:10pm
  8. Get a Slice of Pi for your HDTV

    Get a Slice of Pi for your HDTV

    A team of five developers who call themselves FiveNinjas has unveiled Slice – a new media player designed for your HDTV that runs on the Raspberry Pi module, features 1TB of built-in storage and can connect to external sources via USB.

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 03:17pm
  9. Pioneer unveils new in-car CD receivers

    Pioneer unveils new in-car CD receivers

    Pioneer has announced details of nine new in-car CD receivers and one CD-free digital media receiver, with select models to offer Bluetooth Dual Device connectivity, Bluetooth music library browsing and hands-free communication.

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 02:33pm
  10. PonoMusic teams-up with Omnifone to deliver high-res audio catalogue

    PonoMusic teams-up with Omnifone to deliver high-res audio catalogue

    Omnifone claims to have the "largest licensed high-resolution audio catalogue in the world" and will power Neil Young's PonoMusic service, which is due to launch in the UK, US and Canada before the end of 2014.

    Mon, 14 Jul 2014, 03:25pm
  11. Sony unveils Xperia C3 'selfie' smartphone

    Sony unveils Xperia C3 'selfie' smartphone

    The Xperia C3 features a 5-megapixel wide angle front-facing lens with LED flash. Other specs include a 5.5-inch 720p display and 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor.

    Tue, 08 Jul 2014, 11:00am

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