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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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playGo AP1 AirPlay Receiver

The AP1 from playGo is a compact AirPlay receiver featuring high-end audio circuitry, touch-sensitive controls and DLNA support. The AP1 has a digital audio out, analog audio out, USB and ethernet inputs. It’s currently a project on Kickstarter and for $199+ you can get yourself one (assuming they reach their funding goal of $150,000 by […]

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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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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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Griffin Twenty Digital Audio Amplifier

Time to rediscover your favorite non-powered speakers. The Griffin Twenty is a digital audio amplifier that uses an Apple Airport Express wireless base station to stream tunes over AirPlay. Just clip on your Airport Express, connect your speakers, plug in the Twenty and you’re good to go. The Griffin Twenty delivers 2.1 sound at 20 […]

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Sharp XL-HF401P Executive Audio System

Calling all executives! Dress up that corner office with the new XL-HF401P Executive Audio System from Sharp. iPhone? iPad? CDs? Sharps got you covered. The new XL-HF401P mini system offers slick black and aluminum styling, top-mounted iPod/iPad dock, 50 watts per channel, and AirPlay. Other nice touches include removable grills, “pro-type” wire and post speaker […]

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Sharp DK-KP95P Slim Micro Audio System

Apparently Sharp took time out from mopping up the drool in front of its monster 80” 3D LED TV at CES to introduce its new DK-KP95P Slim Micro Audio System. At 25 watts a side, this stylish, slender number shouldn’t keep your neighbors up, but friends will doubtless be impressed by those sliding vertical CD […]

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