This week Marantz revealed another of its 2017 AV receivers in its flagship SR8012, Music Meters launched the OV-1B, a wireless, noise-cancelling headphone replete with its own built-in VU meter, and news filtered out this week that wi-fi networks have been compromised and many mobile devices open to being hacked.
The SR8012 joins the SR6012 and SR7012 in Marantz's 2017 AV receiver line-up and it comes with a wealth of features.
This 11-channel amp claims a power of 205W per channel, boasts support for Dolby Atmos (up to 7.1.4 configuration), DTS:X and Auro 3D surround as well 4K HDR formats including Hybrid Log Gamma and Dolby Vision.
The Marantz SR8012 is available in black and silver finishes, and goes on sale in December, priced £2700.
Music Meters' latest headphones, the OV-1Bs, have working VU meters built into the earcups.
The headphones are also wireless, support aptX HD Bluetooth and noise-cancellation. You can control playback and volume via tap-to-activate buttons on the side of the earcups.
Battery life is a claimed eight hours and there's also a 3.5mm cable included. The OV-1Bs are available in November, priced £330.
READ MORE: Meet Music Meters' OV-1B VU-meter headphones
A weakness in the protocol governing most wi-fi networks has left them vulnerable to hacking, it has been revealed.
Personal data can potentially be intercepted when travelling between your phone and wi-fi access point, and the weakness could also be used to insert malicious software into websites.
Android, Apple, Linux, Mac and Windows are all vulnerable to exploitation. Expect updates to arrive in the coming weeks.
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