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Sonos update makes family use easier with multi-account support

Got a family plan with Spotify or Rdio? Now everyone can beam their tunes throughout the house--for better or worse.

Alpine Headphones

Alpine Electronics launches headphones that literally rock your cabeza

Headphones with haptic feedback? Hey, I'll try anything once.

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Sonos Boost promises to eliminate network dead spots on a Sonos network

The streaming audio company continues to stay one step ahead of the competition.

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Meet Blueshift Hydrogen, the supercapacitor-powered Bluetooth speaker that may outlive you

Blueshift's new crowdfunding campaign aims to launch a slew of new speakers and accessories, all rocking environmentally conscious, open-sourced designs.

Mass Fidelity Core Speaker

It’s all about that bass for Mass Fidelity: Speaker manufacturer adds a subwoofer to its Core wireless speaker line

Company extends its crowdfunding campaign after raising 1425% of its original goal.

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Dolby's Atmos technology will bring another layer of surround sound to your home

Ready for speakers in the ceiling? Dolby Atmos will soon make the jump from high-end movie theaters to the home theater, and then to your headphones too.

Sonos speakers now run on Wi-Fi with no Bridge required

The Sonos 5.1 software update means that you can set up and run Sonos on your Wi-Fi network without having a wired connection to your router.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Rockin' docks

This week's roundup of new gear for your iOS devices includes several docks for charging and syncing -- and maybe even for putting it at the center of your home-entertainment system.

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Reborn Walkman steals some of Pono's hi-res audio thunder

Neil Young's PonoPlayer arrives in a few months to deliver high-resolution audio playback to serious audiophiles. But you can get your hands on Sony's NWZ-ZX1 Walkman now -- if you're willing to pay up for this high-res audio music player.

Sonos beta-testing an all-wireless solution for ditching the Bridge

If all goes well, someday you'll be able to run a full Sonos system without wiring anything to your router.

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Google bakes Chromecast-style Sonos support into Play Music

The deep integration is a first for both Sonos and Play Music.

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Neil Young's Pono music player blasts past Kickstarter goal

Less than 24 hours after debuting on Kickstarter, the Pono is fully funded with another month of its campaign left to go.