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Russound DMS-3.1 Digital Media Streamer

Russound DMS 3.1 AirPlay Media Streamer
Feeling restricted by just one set of speakers? Looking for ways to fill multiple rooms with sweet, streaming tunes? Well here’s some good news: the Russound DMS-3.1 Digital Media Streamer now supports Apple AirPlay. Supporting up to three digital media sources (plus AM/FM radio), the DMS-3.1 enables you to share music from one source to multiple rooms, or channel up to four independent streams simultaneously to different rooms in your house.

You can enjoy Internet radio from your home network, … read more >>

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Russound AirGo Outdoor Sound Station

Russound AirGo Outdoor Speaker


Russound, a designer of multi-room audio systems, has introduced the AirGo Outdoor Sound Station: a portable, weather-proof amplified speaker with AirPlay. The AirGo speaker accommodates AirPlay streaming with the Apple Airport Express unit, which you buy separately, and then insert into a protective compartment in the base of the speaker. Once you’ve configured the Airport Express, you can stream music from your iPod, iPhone or iPad, or any Mac or PC running iTunes across your WiFi network.

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LG “Powerful Sound” iPod Docking AirPlay Speaker

Looking for discrete ways to get your “trek” on without compromising your carefully crafted “urban exec” décor? LG may have the answer with the vaguely Borg-like ND8520 “Powerful Sound” iPod docking speaker. Featuring AirPlay compatibility and a top-mounted iPod/iPhone dock, this stylish black cube with the chunky 8-bit aesthetic was recognized this week in the 2012 CES Innovations Awards’ Audio Components category. Although little was revealed in the accompanying LG news release, we can expect to learn more at CES … read more >>

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GEAR4 AirZone Series 1 AirPlay Speaker

GEAR4 AirZone Series 1 AirPlay Speaker

GEAR4 is joining the AirPlay party with its first AirPlay offering: the GEAR4 AirZone Series 1 speaker. Sporting clean, simple lines wrapped in a bright metallic finish, the AirZone Series 1 speaker looks ready to stream your tunes in style.

A front-mounted dock displays (and charges) your iPhone, iPod or iPad front and center where you can control it through a row of top-mounted switches, or by using the matching remote control (included). Or you can forgo the dock entirely … read more >>

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Logitech AirPlay Speaker?



Great news for Logitech fans – it looks like a Logitech Airplay speaker may soon be on the way. According to Dave Zatz of, Amazon UK posted a listing for the aerodynamic stereo speaker earlier this week. This item has since been removed, but not before some intriguing details were shared.

For instance, now it seems we we can look forward to a Logitech “AirPlay speaker that looks great in any room, and delivers a big soundstage … read more >>

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Marantz NR1602 AV Receiver


Marantz has introduced a compact yet highly capable media center with the new NR1602 AV receiver. Measuring just four inches high, the slim NR1602 is about half the height of a traditional receiver, yet offers a full range of features and functionality.

The built-in AirPlay functionality enables you to stream music wirelessly from your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or computer running iTunes while an Ethernet port lets you stream music from your home network, or from online music services such … read more >>

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Loewe Air Speaker


Loewe Air Speaker

For those whose tastes lean more towards Bauhaus than Bombay, Loewe has you covered with the new AirPlay-enabled Air Speaker. Boasting the clean, minimalist lines characteristic of this premium German designer, Loewe’s new Air Speaker is a stylish sound accessory, and it’s no slouch when it comes to performance either. Each Air Speaker houses a full complement of two woofers, two mid-range speakers, and two tweeters, with a total output of 80 watts — not bad for a compact … read more >>

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MOG Desktop Client for Mac OS Now With AirPlay


Like streaming music on demand? Don’t like wires? MOG, the on-demand listening service, has introduced a beta release of its new desktop client for Mac, making it the first streaming music service to offer native AirPlay support.

Using the MOG application (and subscription service), you can instantly access more than 11 million songs served up at a high quality 320-kbps rate. As a stand-alone app, the new client requires no browser to connect you to your MOG account. Thanks … read more >>

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AQ Airplay Smart Speaker

AQ AirPlay Smart Speaker


Looking for professional sound at a consumer price point? Veteran sound specialist AQ Audio of Manchester, England is introducing a stylish and versatile solution with the AQ AirPlay Smart Speaker. Standing about 245mm (10 inches) tall, each portable speaker can be controlled from your iPhone using the Apple Remote app over your existing WiFi network.

With a 24-watt digital amp powering a pair of separate channels in each speaker, you can stream your tunes to a single AQ Smart … read more >>

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Pioneer SC-57 and SC-55 Elite A/V Receivers


Pioneer SC-57

Pioneer offers a powerful addition to your AirPlay arsenal with the top-of-the-line SC-57 and SC-55 Elite A/V receivers.

Sure to test the tolerance of your pets/neighbors/future ex-spouse, these 9×140 watt powerhouses represent Pioneer’s third generation of Class D digital receivers, and according to the company, boast “the most powerful amplifier of any multi-channel A/V receiver Pioneer has ever produced.” And of course, both are THX certified (SC-55 is certified THX Select 2 Plus, and the SC-57 is THX Ultra … read more >>

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