Formation – A Formidable Foray into Digital for B&W

Ever since EVA Automation acquired Bowers & Wilkins (B&W) back in 2016, I have nervously watched to see the impact of this clash of cultures – new wave with old school. Strata-gee had already exhaustively reported on the painful slow-motion … Continue reading

B&W: Flying in ‘Formation’

BREAKING NEWS The day has finally arrived. A day long rumored…but never announced. A project shrouded in mystery…willfully maintained, with leaks locked as tight as a special counsel investigation. But now, at long last, all is revealed…for on this day … Continue reading

Apple’s Wireless AirPods Get a ‘Gen 2’ Upgrade

Apple, Inc. announced today that it has upgraded its popular AirPods wireless headphones, with a new Generation 2 model featuring technology that offers more talk time, quicker connects, a hands-free ‘Hey Siri’ capability, and a new wireless charging case. See … Continue reading

Bluesound: Talkin’ ‘Bout Our Generation

New Brand Hits Key Milestone – Launches ‘Generation 2’ Products This week in New York City, executives from Lenbrook America and Bluesound conducted a media presentation informing them of a major update to the Bluesound brand, which is distributed in … Continue reading

After 1-Year Delay, Artison Ships Pint-Sized Powerhouse

Artison announced last week the availability of a new freestanding subwoofer called the RCC Nano 1. This seemingly mighty miniature looked appealing on several fronts and we were curious to learn more. We read the release with interest…something about the … Continue reading

TiO Gets Down to Business; Launches ‘Grow Your Business Tour’

The folks at Anuva Automation, maker of the TiO wireless home automation solution, are getting their act together and taking it on the road – launching what they call the “Grow Your Business Tour” for dealers around the country. Kicking … Continue reading

Hitachi Jumps into Wireless Speakers Biz

Hitachi America, Ltd. announced on Tuesday that it has entered the wireless speaker business with three self-contained wireless speaker systems using Qualcomm’s AllPlay technology. According to Hitachi, their new hardware/software “smart media” platform makes it simple for consumers to stream … Continue reading

Sonos Sues to Halt HEOS

Congratulations Denon, your new HEOS system is so successful that wireless music monster Sonos has taken notice…and filed a lawsuit to stop it. It has been a open secret since we first learned of HEOS this past June that HEOS … Continue reading