kaikuuu01™ combines a minimalist design with concealed audio technology to stream music via AirPlay from your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or iTunes equipped PC or Mac. The table’s glass surface produces the sound, and the only visible wire is a power cord. For those *shudder* Apple-free moments, kaikuuu01 accommodates alternative sources with its integrated AM/FM radio tuner, and an auxiliary input. … read more >>
Sometimes deploying the latest tech just isn’t enough. Sometimes you need both form and function, beauty and brains, style and substance, and what better way to convey your own unique taste, elegance and refinement than by buying and displaying cool stuff? Like the Onkyo ABX–N300 iOnly Stream wireless speaker dock.
Based on Onkyo’s decades of experience designing high-quality speakers for a range of audio applications, the ABX–N300 incorporates two 10W 6cm cones housed in independent cabinets and complemented by Onkyo’s … read more >>
Featuring an organic “futuristic” style (that would not look out of place in Woody Allen’s 1973 sci-fi “Sleeper” home) the Cocoon Home balances elegantly on a polished metal base that conceals multiple input options including USB, AUX IN, and Ethernet ports. Both versions support wireless streaming from your Apple i-device, Android phone, or home PC or Mac, and offer integrated … read more >>
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 clean white design is simple and unassuming (it kind of looks like a bathroom fan–-shhh don’t tell them I said that), but this being Bang … read more >>
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 iCloud music collection directly to those second-room speakers without wires, a receiver, iTunes, or even an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. Apple TV (and WiFi) … read more >>
With CasaTunes Air, you can use your CasaTunes server to integrate your existing wired and wireless systems, and stream your tunes via AirPlay to any or all of your speakers, all over your house. But of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t be selective; CasaTunes Air can receive and distribute AirPlay signals from multiple devices simultaneously (so you … read more >>
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? Bose is well known for its ability to coerce amazingly accurate, room-filling sound from the smallest set of speakers, but to date, its wireless offerings … read more >>
• 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, while a USB port supports a direct digital connection (and charging) for your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad.
All versions incorporate two 3-inch mid-range drivers, … read more >>
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 July 5, 2012).
For more details check out their Kickstarter page.
Imagine Acoustics announced their on-wall AirPlay speaker, the SoundScene Model 1. The SoundScene is a slim wall mounted speaker designed to hang on your wall like a piece of art.. well it really is a piece of art, but one with speakers and AirPlay built in. You can choose your artwork, image or even a mirror for the front face.
Tucked neatly away are four low-profile, side firing, wide dispersion BMR drivers at 12.5 watts each (50 … read more >>