1. aptX HD brings 24-bit hi-res audio to wireless Bluetooth

    aptX HD brings 24-bit hi-res audio to wireless Bluetooth

    Qualcomm has announced the latest version of aptX, aptX HD, designed to "meet the increasing demand for high resolution wireless audio".

    Tue, 05 Jan 2016, 10:21pm
  2. Tidal showcases MQA streaming at CES 2016- but launch is delayed

    Tidal showcases MQA streaming at CES 2016- but launch is delayed

    We've had our first listen to high-res MQA music streaming on Tidal here at CES 2016 thanks to Scandinavian music label 2L. But the official launch has been put back (again).

    Tue, 05 Jan 2016, 03:06am
  3. HTC to demo its MQA smartphone at CES 2016

    HTC to demo its MQA smartphone at CES 2016

    MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) audio will make its debut on a number of playback systems and online streaming and music stores during 2016.

    Mon, 04 Jan 2016, 11:00pm
  4. MQA audio: What is it? How can you get it?

    MQA audio: What is it? How can you get it?

    MQA stands for Master Quality Authenticated and it’s a new audio technology developed by Meridian Audio. But what exactly is it and why should you care? Allow us to explain.

    Mon, 04 Jan 2016, 07:50pm
  5. Qobuz takeover confirmed; fresh investment and expansion planned

    Qobuz takeover confirmed; fresh investment and expansion planned

    Lossless streaming service Qobuz has been bought by Xandrie, a French entertainment company, and now promises to expand and improve its service.

    Mon, 04 Jan 2016, 07:20pm
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  7. The Beatles back catalogue lands on streaming services

    The Beatles back catalogue lands on streaming services

    Nine streaming music services, including Apple Music, Spotify and Tidal, will have The Beatles' music to stream from 00.01 on Christmas Eve.

    Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 11:58am
  8. Wednesday Wrap: Qobuz app update, Spotify Party, Horch House master tapes and more

    Wednesday Wrap: Qobuz app update, Spotify Party, Horch House master tapes and more

    From the news that Spotify has introduced a new music discovery feature, to updates to the Qobuz app, and Horch House making original master tapes available in a variety of formats - it's What Hi-Fi?'s Wednesday Wrap.

    Wed, 23 Dec 2015, 09:53am
  9. BBC iPlayer launches on Apple TV

    BBC iPlayer launches on Apple TV

    The BBC has confirmed that its hugely-popular iPlayer service has finally landed on Apple TV

    Mon, 14 Dec 2015, 11:39am
  10. CD and vinyl sales boosted by streaming – and sound quality is important

    CD and vinyl sales boosted by streaming – and sound quality is important

    A recent study of music consumers in the UK has found that streaming isn’t necessarily killing off physical formats, but instead encouraging “multi-channel” use.

    Fri, 11 Dec 2015, 05:16pm
  11. Google launches family plan for Play Music streaming service

    Google launches family plan for Play Music streaming service

    Google announced in September it would be introducing a family plan and the new subscription option is set to go live in several countries in “the coming days”.

    Thu, 10 Dec 2015, 11:20am

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