1. Hi-res streaming will soon be the standard, says 7digital CCO

    Hi-res streaming will soon be the standard, says 7digital CCO

    "We will be streaming hi-res audio as a normal way of accessing music in a couple of years" - that's the view of Pete Downton, 7digital's chief commercial officer.

    Fri, 10 Jul 2015, 12:28pm
  2. Apple Music update will add audio quality setting

    Apple Music update will add audio quality setting

    An updated version of Apple Music in iOS 9 will allow you to force music to stream at the highest possible audio quality when streaming over your network connection.

    Thu, 09 Jul 2015, 01:18pm
  3. Tidal announces Family Plan pricing

    Tidal announces Family Plan pricing

    Both Premium and HiFi subscribers will now be able to benefit from discounted pricing.

    Wed, 08 Jul 2015, 03:09pm
  4. Wednesday Wrap: Qobuz Sublime; Xbox Music; EE 4G phone; Vinyl chart; Netflix movies and more

    Wednesday Wrap: Qobuz Sublime; Xbox Music; EE 4G phone; Vinyl chart; Netflix movies and more

    From the news that Qobuz has made Universal Music's high-res catalogue available to download, to EE releasing the cheapest 4G phone ever - and Netflix announcing a spate of original movies. It's What Hi-Fi?'s Wednesday Wrap

    Wed, 08 Jul 2015, 12:01pm
  5. Catching up on BBC iPlayer could soon require a TV licence

    Catching up on BBC iPlayer could soon require a TV licence

    The BBC, with government backing, is planning to close an existing loophole which currently allows viewers to use BBC iPlayer for catch-up TV without the need for a television licence...

    Tue, 07 Jul 2015, 01:02pm
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  7. Monster StreamCast multi-room speakers to get UK launch in September

    Monster StreamCast multi-room speakers to get UK launch in September

    We first saw Monster’s multi-room speakers at IFA 2014. The company has now added Spotify Connect, and announced a UK release date.

    Thu, 02 Jul 2015, 10:08am
  8. Apple Music tracks are 256kbps AAC files

    Apple Music tracks are 256kbps AAC files

    There's been much speculation about the quality of the Apple Music streams but no confirmation from Apple – we have now at least found a grain of information within the new-look iTunes.

    Wed, 01 Jul 2015, 07:48pm
  9. Apple Music goes live with release of iOS 8.4

    Apple Music goes live with release of iOS 8.4

    Apple's streaming music service is now available to download, launching alongside the Beats 1 radio station.

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015, 05:01pm
  10. Apple Music – everything you need to know

    Apple Music – everything you need to know

    Apple's new music streaming service, Apple Music, goes live at 4pm today (June 30th) - here's everything on offer from the new kid on the block...

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015, 11:56am
  11. Naim releases network player update with BBC Radio HLS support

    Naim releases network player update with BBC Radio HLS support

    From today (29th June), Naim network player owners can obtain a firmware update which will enable DSD playback and the high-res BBC Radio HLS format.

    Mon, 29 Jun 2015, 11:56am

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