A leaner, more streamlined, Alexa-friendly and streaming focused Sonos is coming your way. But will consumers go for it? PAT PILCHER takes a look at the planned changes.
Richard Varey’s faulty valve sees him discover a goldmine for vintage valves, right here in Auckland.
RICHARD VAREY finds modern day alchemy at Mad Scientist Audio – and the Heretical USB interconnect is not too bad either.
RICHARD VAREY auditions Albedo’s innovative Aptica loudspeaker system and finds some sunshine in a box. Yes, really.
It’s always nice when a product not only lives up to expectations but wildly exceeds them. This is especially true when the product in question is relatively inexpensive. Let’s take the FiiO Q1 MkII portable DAC/headphone amplifier being reviewed here for example. I’ve been shopping for a USB DAC/amp to […]
Having trouble convincing the significant other that that 55-inch TV is an asset in the living room? Samsung’s new TV line-up brings stealth to the TV, as PAT PILCHER discovers.
RICHARD VAREY has been hard at work indulging his inner audiophile. In the first of a two part review of a trio of products, he takes a close look at Metrum’s Adagio Digital Preamp DAC and Forte Power Amplifier. And his verdict?
GARY STEEL auditions two superb new audio products in the perfect venue. He’s so damn lucky.
PAT PILCHER tests out the Orbitsound ONE P70 soundbar and discovers that while it doesn’t look like a Star Wars’ prop, it does the Starship Enterprise bridge justice.
Ultra-thin screens often mean tinny, transistor radio-like audio. But you can reclaim quality sounds using a soundbar or soundbase and PAT PILCHER’s here to give us all the info you need to do so.
There’s a lot of controversy around Tidal’s premium, ‘better than CD’ MQA formula. GARY STEEL has a good hard listen through an award-winning streamer.
PAT PILCHER heads to LG’s Sydney new TV lineup showcase – where TVs were not only looking better than ever, but getting a whole lot smarter too.