1. YouTube Red UK launch given boost with PRS deal

    YouTube Red UK launch given boost with PRS deal

    YouTube Red has been active in the US since October 2015 and a European launch is expected this year. YouTube’s latest deal should help bring the launch date forward.

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016, 05:21pm
  2. SoundCloud signs licensing deal with Universal Music Group

    SoundCloud signs licensing deal with Universal Music Group

    The free-to-use streaming service has signed a deal with the music industry giant which will bring artists such as The Weeknd, Sam Smith and U2 to its catalogue.

    Thu, 14 Jan 2016, 12:19pm
  3. 7 key tech trends from CES 2016

    7 key tech trends from CES 2016

    More than 3800 exhibitors gathered at CES 2016, revealing thousands of new products across an increasingly broad spectrum of product categories. We've narrowed down the key AV trends for the year ahead.

    Wed, 13 Jan 2016, 06:17pm
  4. Bluesound to add rechargeable battery pack to its portable Flex speaker

    Bluesound to add rechargeable battery pack to its portable Flex speaker

    There's a new member of the Bluesound wireless multiroom speaker family - the £270 Flex - with optional battery pack.

    Tue, 12 Jan 2016, 05:44pm
  5. Apple Music claims 10m paying subscribers, as Spotify aims for 100m total users

    Apple Music claims 10m paying subscribers, as Spotify aims for 100m total users

    Apple Music is hot on the heels of rival streaming service Spotify after it’s been reported it’s managed to sign up 10m subscribers in just six months. It took Spotify six years to reach the same number.

    Tue, 12 Jan 2016, 01:06pm
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  7. 7digital brings MQA hi-res music to market

    7digital brings MQA hi-res music to market

    There's been a lot of talk about MQA at CES 2016, and now comes news that 7digital will be the first provider to make MQA music available to consumers.

    Thu, 07 Jan 2016, 04:37pm
  8. Sony UHP-H1 plays HD video and hi-res audio

    Sony UHP-H1 plays HD video and hi-res audio

    Perfect audio and perfect pictures is the promise from Sony's new HD media player, which marries Blu-ray, CD and SACD playback with hi-res audio support. There's a new 4K upscaling Blu-ray player, too.

    Wed, 06 Jan 2016, 05:12am
  9. Sony Ultra app streams 4K movies to Android TVs

    Sony Ultra app streams 4K movies to Android TVs

    Sony had plenty to get through at its CES press conference and tucked-in with the company's TV news was a new Sony 4K streaming video app.

    Wed, 06 Jan 2016, 04:20am
  10. 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
  11. 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

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