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Echos are for people who want to set kitchen timers and listen to music through tiny speakers, right? Until Amazon’s September event, that’s how many music fans would have described Amazon’s line-up of Alexa-powered Echo speakers.  That’s...

By admin on Sep 25th, 2018

Apple has long had its eye – ’i’, if you will – on Shazam. The Cupertino-based company sought to purchase Shazam outright in 2017 to the tune of $400 million but was caught up in red tape until earlier today, when the acquisition...

By admin on Sep 25th, 2018

How can we determine the mood of a song? The lyrics give away a lot, but there’s more to it than that: the key, the timbre of the instruments, the tempo, and even the way the music is produced contributes to our emotional interpretation of a song.  Sometimes lyrics don’t feature at all, yet we can all comprehend the difference in mood between...

Vinyl has been having something of a renaissance in recent years, as music consumers craving a tangible, physical vessel for their music in an age of digital streaming and downloads are flocking to vintage record shops in search of their favorite...

By admin on Sep 21st, 2018

Amazon has long been known for putting good things in small packages. That was the basis of its shopping model, and that philosophy has made it all the way to the latest batch of devices like the Amazon Echo Dot and brand-new Amazon Echo Input.  Starting...

By admin on Sep 21st, 2018

Every year, Melbourne is host to the International Hi-Fi Show and Home Entertainment Expo – the mecca of high-end personal and home audio systems developed by leading manufacturers in the field. The 2018 Show is home to some truly dazzling events and exhibitors, whether they’re household names or local specialists. And just so you know what you’ll...

You might as well wait for the Amazon Echo Dot 2018 release date before buying the old entry-level smart speaker from Amazon.com. The new one launches next month. This is the new version of the cheap Alexa-powered Echo speaker from the company,...

By admin on Sep 20th, 2018

If you’ve been digging your Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Plus speaker for all of its smarts, but find the audio to be lacking, Amazon has a new thing to sell you: the Amazon Echo Sub. This is a subwoofer attachment that enhances the audio of...

By admin on Sep 20th, 2018

If you’re one of those people who are kept awake at night by a snoring partner, noisy construction, or the sounds of some lunatic revving their Ferrari at 1.30am on a weekend, then Bose’s latest sleepbuds are the perfect solutions. The two tiny wireless buds can run up to 16 hours at a stretch, and come preloaded with 10 ‘sleeptracks’ to help...

If you’re on the look-out for the best MP3 player that money can buy in 2018, you’ve come to the perfect place: Here we’ll run down all the top choices, and tell you everything you need to know to make a sensible buying decision. And,...

By admin on Sep 18th, 2018