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New audio format has purists singing praises

Olivier Robert-Murphy of Universal Music says Pure Audio's sound quality is unrivalled.

Anthony Clarke A new high-fidelity audio medium has been launched that will revolutionise high-quality audio.

Three-way shootout: Super Audio Compact Disc players

Krell Cipher Super Audio CD player.

Sight and Sound SACDs sound super but are mostly ignored.

Review: HiddenRadio wireless speaker

Hidden

Peter Pachal It's taken a while, but wireless speakers are finally a big deal.

Toss up: noise-cancelling headphones

phones

Adam Turner Whether you're riding the train across town or flying around the world, noise-cancelling headphones can be a lifesaver.

Listen up: a brief history of headphones

Phones

Fran Berkman Headphones have come a long way in the past 100 years, revolutionising the way we consume media and the way we communicate.

Tips for tangle-free headphones

Tangled headphones.

Wrangling wires can go from a small problem to a big mess very quickly. Jenneth Orantia untangles the issue.

Music

Apple, Beats discuss music streaming service

Poornima Gupta and Ronald Grover Apple has held talks with Beats on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, sources say.

Review

Toss-up: earbuds

Adam Turner Slip a pair of earbuds in your pocket and you can have music wherever you go.

Stream of the crop

Spotify logo.

Adam Turner Subscription service Spotify has joined the fight for supremacy in the online music market.

Vinyl gets its groove back

Vinyl

Unlike CDs, records are enduring the digital revolution, writes Glenn Mulcaster.

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The chaos of a power struggle

Pioneer speaker.

Sight and Sound Everyone knows lots of power is good in an audio system and more power is even better, which is why many developers go to extraordinary lengths to get the best power figures they can possibly achieve.