November 10, 2009

Sonos S5 ZonePlayer Debuts

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Sonos just keeps pumping out those kewl music makers. The latest is the Sonos S5 ZonePlayer wireless music system. With 5 integrated speakers and 5 digital amps, play unlimited tunes from the Interweb and your iTunes (and control it with a free iPhone/iPod app.) Their Software v3.1 software has incorporated Twitter into the controller interface so you can tweet the name and artist to all your buds. Additional S5s can be added in other rooms for more music.

Via Sonos
(Thanks, Thomas)

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October 30, 2009

TEAC All-in-One Audio Player

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TEAC has a new compact, all-in-one audio system. The CR-H500NT has a CD player, AM/FM tuner, USB and iPhone/iPod support, and a WiFi bg module for receiving Internet radio while away from your computer. The device provides up to 2 x 40W with a frequency of 20-60kHz , wake-up and sleep timer functions, and an LCD display that can be dimmed. Contact the company for price and availability.

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October 26, 2009

Logitech Squeezebox Touch

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Logitech continues to put out the latest technology. This time it is their Squeezebox Touch that allows you to listen to Internet radio, including music, news and sports, online music services and iTunes via your stereo. At a size of 5.2 x 9.7 x 8.4", the wireless device can be accessed with its color touchscreen, intuitive menus and remote. If you already own a Squeezebox, then you can create your own mini-music system. Pre-order now and receive free shipping.

Via Logitech Squeezebox

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September 30, 2009

Pure Sensia Radio Allows Social Networking

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Pure will soon be launching Sensia, the first DAB digital and Internet radio with a handy 5.7" 640 x 480 color touchscreen and WiFi streaming. With the company's Clearsound technology for 30W RMS of stereo sound, it has plug-in applications for social networking that include Twitter, Facebook and Picasa. The Sensia will become available at the end of October for £249 (~$400.00.)

Via Sensia

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September 17, 2009

Logitech to Debut Squeezebox Touch and Radio

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Logitech has two more additions to its Squeezebox line. The Touch directly connects to your stereo and will play all your digital tunage as well as stream Internet music via WiFi. It also has a 4.3" touchcreen, an SD card slot and USB port for downloading extras.

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The Squeezebox Radio is a standalone with integrated speaker. It plays mostly like the Touch, sans the SD and USB ability. You can also use it for Internet radio and social networking, so tweet away.

Via Logitech Squeezebox

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August 21, 2009

Freakin' Friday! Zune HD to Arrive Soon

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After it was inadvertently leaked on Amazon, Microsoft confirmed that the Zune HD will be released September 15. The media player features a has a 3.3" OLED touchscreen, HD radio, browser WiFi and is powered by a NVIDIA Tegra chip ultralow-power HD processor. Preorder the 16GB model or the 32GB Zune if you just can't wait for the grand debut.

Via Zune Players

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July 29, 2009

Toshiba Digital Frames With Uploading

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Toshiba has designed a series of WiFi digital frames that may be one giant leap for networkers. Of course it will display your personal photos and videos, but add to that a FrameChannel account and you can upload images, videos and music from over 1,000 channels that include Flickr, Facebook, weather, traffic reports, stock quotes and sports scores. Choose between a black (DMF82XKU) or white (DMF82XWU) model with an 8" frame for $179.99 with an acrylic front finish and a black 10" digiframe (DMF102XKU) at a price of $229.99 this August.

Via I4U

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July 28, 2009

Sonos Debuts Controller 200

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The wireless Sonos Controller 200 has made its debut. Replacing the 100 model, it is an excellent answer to turning you into a one music system family. With simple setup and instant on when you pick it up, it features a rapid intuitive search by song, artist, or radio station when typed in. Dedicated mute, volume and zone buttons make control even easier.

Take the CR200 throughout the house or outside with its convenient transflective screen. You can alter the volume in different rooms from the same unit and it comes with a lithium ion battery that is good for 5 days of use and can be easily replaced. The company has also updated its Software 3.0 for use with the CR200 or iPhone controller. There is now one-touch access to such info as concert listings, artist bios, album reviews and more.

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The controller comes with its own charging cradle at a price of $349 and is compatible with other Sonos Multi-Room Music System hardware. If you haven't found the joys of the music system, the Sonos BU250 Bundle comes with the ZonePlayer 90 and the ZonePlayer 120.

(Thanks, Thomas)

Via Sonos

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July 14, 2009

Satechi WiFi Internet Radio

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Who says electronics have to come in a box-like shape? Satechi's INSP3 WiFi Internet Radio has automatic or manual search with WLAN: IEEE 802.11b,g LAN: Ethernet 10/100 Mbit/s and streams via UPnP. At a size of 12.8 x 3.5 x 7.5", it features an alarm clock with timer, 2 8W front speakers, multiple language settings, line-in audio input and headset output. Twenty stations can be preset and a history list will store your last 10 channels.

Via Satechi

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June 18, 2009

Convert Your Router to a WiFi Radio

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Jeff Keyzer took an Asus WL-520gU Wireless Router and turned it into a DIY WiFi Radio. He removed the USB connector and wired it directly to simplify things. The cabinet was built from scratch by one of his neighbors. Excluding the case, it only cost him $147.09. Check out his other materials and instructions if you would like to duplicate his efforts. Nice job, Jeff.

Via mighty Ohm

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