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Hands-on: Balanced Armature Experience with Sony's New XBA Headphones

Hands-on: Balanced Armature Experience with Sony's New XBA Headphones

Introducing something different from the standard dynamic drivers that most in-ears sport, Sony has released their XBA range of headphones which feature balanced armature technology. The question now is, are they any good? We give you a detailed first-hand account.

A.C. Ryan Veolo - Android Inside

A.C. Ryan Veolo - Android Inside

7.5

With competitors releasing media players that feature integrated Wi-Fi to enable easier access to online services, A.C. Ryan has sought to set the bar higher with their latest offering, the Veolo. A curious amalgamation of media player and the Android OS, we explore if this concept could take off and what Veolo offers.

iHome iA100 Bluetooth Speaker Dock - Fancy an Audio Dock for Your iPad?

iHome iA100 Bluetooth Speaker Dock - Fancy an Audio Dock for Your iPad?

The iA100 is iHome's flagship bedside speaker dock, and is compatible not only with the iPod and iPhone, but the iPad too. It supports Bluetooth (A2DP) and can double up as an FM clock-radio. But does it perform? Let's find out.

Philips Fidelio Primo DS9/10 Docking Station - Reclined Resplendence

Philips Fidelio Primo DS9/10 Docking Station - Reclined Resplendence

9.0

The Philips Fidelio Primo DS9/10 looks like a good docking station on paper. With its dual 19mm tweeters and dual 3.5-inch woofers, it has the hardware to excel. But how will this member of the Fidelio series hold up when subjected to our battery of tests? Find out now!

Creative Showcase: Mission Recon3D

Creative Showcase: Mission Recon3D

We take a closer look at Creative's latest Sound Blaster Recon3D franchise, powered by the Sound Core3D audio processor. Showcased alongside its new gaming headsets, it is clear that Creative is out to woo console gamers with their latest offerings.

Bose Introduces SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker

Bose Introduces SoundLink Wireless Mobile Speaker

The Bose SoundLink wireless mobile speaker aims to offer quality sound, portability and elegant durability in one package. With four 2-inch drivers and dual opposing passive radiators, the SoundLink looks to be a heavy hitter in its category.

Sound & Sight Exhibition 2011 - Yamaha Flaunts New Aventage Series

Sound & Sight Exhibition 2011 - Yamaha Flaunts New Aventage Series

Check out some of Yamaha's latest AV receivers showcased at the International Sound & Sight event, including the flagship RX-A3010 and 'entry-level' RX-A810. Yamaha also took this opportunity to set up an informative session for HardwareZone members and we covered both of these highlights in this article.

MiLi Power Projector-2 - Pocket-Sized Projections

MiLi Power Projector-2 - Pocket-Sized Projections

At 200 grams, the MiLi Power Projector-2 is a rather lightweight pico projector, making it ideal for the frequent business traveler. Will it perform? Find out how we rated this one.

WD TV Live - Great Looking Media Performance

WD TV Live - Great Looking Media Performance

8.5

The WD TV Live is a compact full HD media player that sports built-in Wi-Fi and a long list of internet-based services. An attractive user interface doesn't hurt its prospects either. Will all these help it to stand out in an already crowded media player field? Here's our take.

Sitex 2011 - TVs & AV Products Buying Guide

Sitex 2011 - TVs & AV Products Buying Guide

We're here to help you suss out the best HDTV and projector deals at Sitex 2011. While you're at it, why not consider that lovely pair of headphones for your partner or a media player for the whole family?

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