Author Archive | Anton

Bang & Olufsen Playmaker

In the market for a pair of high-end active speakers? Why not pick up a wireless streamer as well? Bang & Olufsen, a manufacturer of premium audio equipment, has announced its new Playmaker, a wireless audio receiver that streams wirelessly to any of the company’s own BeoLab active speakers. Visually it’s quite discrete – the […]

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Apple TV + iOS 6 = AirPlay Out

Apple TV may soon have the ability to give as well as receive. According to FlatpanelsHD, the latest beta version of the forthcoming iOS 6 update adds the capability to send audio from Apple TV to AirPlay-enabled speakers. This is a nice addition–soon you’ll be able to stream tunes directly from Internet radio or your […]

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An AirPlay Speaker from Bose?

An FCC filing has revealed a possible new AirPlay offering from the mighty Bose. A product label from the FCC site identifies the forthcoming Bose SoundLink® Air digital music system as including Wi-Fi connectivity (and hopefully that “Air” in the name indicates a willingness to play nice with all things “AirPlay”). Why is this significant? […]

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New AirPlay Speakers from Pioneer

Pioneer Europe has announced a range of new AirPlay-compatible speakers to accommodate your wireless home and garden listening needs: • the compact, entry-level XW-SMA1 • the larger, higher powered XW-SMA4 • the splash-proof XW-SMA3 (with rechargeable battery) All models feature wireless connectivity through AirPlay, Wi-Fi, and DLNA. An auxiliary input accommodates your old-school music players, […]

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Pioneer VSX-series A/V receivers for 2012

Still looking for an affordable A/V receiver to play nice with your Apple AirPlay toys? You may find it among Pioneer’s new lineup for 2012. Building on last years offerings (which included the impressive VSX-1021-K), Pioneer has introduced three new 3D-ready AirPlay-enabled receivers: the VSX-822-K, VSX-1022-K, and VSX-1122-K. All three offer network streaming via Ethernet, […]

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CeraAIR Two

German electronics manufacturer Ceratec has introduced a slender new AirPlay alternative: the CeraAIR Two stereo speaker. Crafted by hand in Breman, Germany, the CeraAIR Two delivers up to 200 watts of stereo sound in a sleek, tubular form factor. The high-quality metal unit can be mounted horizontally or vertically, and inclined an additional 10° in […]

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Stream Any Audio Over AirPlay With Airfoil

Many of our loyal users messaged us about Airfoil shortly after we launched. We intended to write a post on it but were busy writing about speakers and it slipped past us. I would also like to disclose that Airfoil (Rogue Amoeba) is now an advertiser on AirPlaySpeakers.com, but we were Airfoil users long before. This […]

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NOCS NS2 Air Monitors

So you’ve traded your iPad2 towards a brand “New iPad” and now your trusty old portable speakers seem a little tired in comparison? Why not splash out on a stylish new set of NS2 Air Monitors from NOCS? Combining powerful sound with purposeful good looks, these 70-watt AirPlay speakers boast hand-built rubber-coated cabinets, 3″ Kevlar […]

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iDJ Pro Premium DJ Controller for iPad

Once you’ve brought home your new AirPlay speakers, why not give them a real workout with the iDJ Pro Premium DJ Controller for iPad from Numark? Just dock your iPad, fire up Algoriddim’s djay for iPad app, and you’re ready to go. The brushed aluminum casing features a professional dual-platter setup with large retro-style aluminum […]

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