Tag Archives: streaming
Naim further expands the appeal of new Uniti models with Roon integration
Forthcoming firmware update will allow full Roon operation, allowing network hi-res music streaming from computer storage and superior search and browsing capability I’m enjoying the new Naim Uniti series: I’ve already had the Core, the Atom and the Nova through my hands for various reviews, and have been impressed with both the new capabilities and […]
REVIEW: Naim Mu-so Qb
Things weren’t promising the first time I heard the new Naim Mu-so Qb in action: after being introduced to the technology, the initial taste of what it could do, in an unfamiliar listening room, playing far too loud for the space, put me in mind of the window-rattling bass boom I’d heard from a pimped-up […]
Naim expands wireless line with new £595 Mu-so Qb
New model features cubic shape, uses side-mounted auxiliary bass radiators Naim has just announced the second model in its Mu-so line of all-in-one wireless music systems, the £595 Mu-so Qb. Named for its cubic shape, the new model is taller than the original Mu-so, launched some 18 months ago, and is designed to fit into […]
REVIEW: Network music and more – with a Gramofon. Or two. Or…
The Gramofon is small, inexpensive, and can deliver music from your network or streaming services to wherever you have an audio system – simple as that Regular readers will know that I’m thoroughly sold on the benefits of wired networking for music: no, I’m not going to claim sonic benefits, but for stability and reliability, […]
The end of Linn preamps means – well, the end of Linn preamps. That’s all.
Having claimed to sound the death-knell for the CD player six years ago, Linn’s now calling time on the hi-fi preamplifier. It’ll take more than that…
Is there any value left in music?
The widening availability of streaming services is creating an expectation that music is free, and giving many writers and performers a tough time Whether the rot set in with the arrival of iTunes, or the earlier availability of music through illegal file-sharing sites, isn’t clear, but it seems that a whole generation now has the […]
UPDATE: Pioneer finds a buyer for its DJ division, a week after agreeing to sell AV business to Onkyo
Following last week’s confirmation of its plans to sell its AV division to Onkyo, Pioneer has found a buyer for its DJ equipment business – but it’s not going to be completely hands-off Pioneer has today announced the sale of its DJ equipment business, which recently marked its 20th anniversary with the launch of […]