For a handy stocking filler that will put your hi-fi system through its paces, we've rounded up six of the best albums we've been enjoying over the last 12 months to add to your Christmas gift list.
1964Ears has taken to the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform to unveil a "world first" in the form of 1964ADEL – a new four-strong range of in-ear headphones that claim to "save your hearing and your music".
If the high-resolution audio revolution has yet to capture your imagination, a new exhibition due to open at London's Proud Camden Stables on 20th November will aim to change that – with a bit of help from some iconic artists.
Vodafone has long been established as one of the UK's largest mobile communications providers, and it has now unveiled plans to enter the home broadband and pay-TV market next year.
With the growth of online video streaming opening up more ways to watch live and on-demand television content, it's no surprise that manufacturers are lining up to take advantage – and the PlayStation is the latest platform.
It's a name that has been with us for nearly 25 years, but the BSkyB moniker is no more after it was confirmed that Sky had completed the takeover of its Italian and German counterparts.
After what has been described as "months of acrimonious negotiations", YouTube has now reached agreement that will see music from independent record labels appear on its new streaming service.
If you're someone who likes to keep active to the sound of your favourite music, JVC has announced the launch of four new pairs of in-ear sports headphones – all of which are now available to buy.
The fate of Beats has been the subject to a fair measure of speculation since the fashionable audio brand was snapped up by Apple in a highly-publicised deal worth $3bn five months ago.
Californian tech company Acemile has taken to Kickstarter to fund the production of the newly-unveiled Theatre Box, a product it describes as the "most compact wireless home theatre speaker".
Finding a Christmas gift that's a little less conventional can be a tough ask – after all, where do you begin looking? Such ideas aren't always found on the high street.
The first Lumia smartphone to appear since Microsoft decided to replace the Nokia brand has been unveiled - with the Lumia 535 being targeted at the affordable end of the mobile market.
Scottish-based high-end audio manufacturer Linn has reported a 17 per cent increase in turnover in the most recent financial year, but its positive performance has not been at the expense of R&D.
Denon has expanded its CEOL range with the launch of the CEOL N9 and CEOL Piccolo N4 wireless music systems – both of which are capable of streaming high-resolution, 24-bit/192kHz audio files.
Ever forgotten your headphones? Lost them? Or found them all tangled up? A London-based tech start-up now claims to have struck upon a solution, while providing a case for your iPhone too.
New research from Kantar Worldpanel has found that online retail giant Amazon has continued its strong growth in the UK's entertainment sector, with sales and market share both on the rise.
We're no stranger to the idea of audio manufacturers integrating Spotify Connect into their latest products, letting you control playback with a mobile device while the device streams direct from Spotify's servers. Now, though, the tables have been turned…
Now TV is now available to new and existing Vodafone customers signing up to a Red 4G mobile broadband plan, marking the first time the TV platform has launched through a mobile operator.
Amazon has continued to expand its online retail roots in 2014 with the highly publicised launch of both the Fire TV platform and the Fire-branded smartphone. But it's latest product it has taken us almost by surprise.
EE TV, the new set-top box that comes with the promise of more than 70 Freeview channels, on demand content and catch-up services, is now available to purchase from EE stores nationwide.
An interim ruling from the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) will come as good news to sports fans signed up to BT's YouView service, with Sky Sports 1 and 2 to be made available on the internet-based platform.
It's frustrating (to say the least) when you plan to fill the time on a long train journey across the country by streaming music or video to your mobile device - only for the signal to cut out and leave you hanging.
Sony has reported losses of £750m for the second quarter of the year, with its struggling Mobile Communications division plunging the Japanese tech giant into the red despite success with its TVs and PlayStation 4 console.
Shakespeare's Globe has become one of the first theatres to launch its own dedicated video-on-demand platform, promising full length HD films of more than 50 Shakespeare productions.
Onkyo has announced details of its latest firmware update - one that will bring Spotify Connect to its 2014 range of network-ready AV receivers, controllers and home-theatre-in-a-box packages.