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AMAZON ALEXA TO LAUNCH IN AUSTRALIA NEXT MONTH

The long-awaited announcement of Amazon's launch of Alexa and Echo has finally arrived. The voice control giant is now offering the Echo range of smart speakers via pre-order on Amazon Australia, with the service set to go live February 1st, 2018.

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SOUND DIMENSIONS JOINS THE DOTS

Now here’s a novel idea: gather a horde of compact self-powered, wireless speakers, daisy chain them all and what you get is a wall of sound that belies their tiny individual size.

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AURASENS AUDIO RECLINER, A SENSORY SENSATION

If the AURASENS hi-tech pod recliner evokes memories of Pioneer’s original “stereo chair’’, you’d be on the money.

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APPLE BUYS MUSIC APP SHAZAM

Snapchat and Spotify have missed out on a deal to buy Shazam, the world's most popular music recognition app with Apple rumoured to have secured the deal for $400 million.

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TIVOLI AUDIO COMPLETES ART COLLECTION

Tivoli Audio, known for their range of radios stepped it up earlier this year with a new ART series of products, along with more affordable pricing in Australia.

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REVIEW: PIONEER XDP-30R DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER

With some unique features, sleek aesthetics and a more affordable price than many of the competitors, Pioneer are shaking the digital audio player market up with the XDP-30R.

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REVIEW: PIONEER VSX-932 AV RECEIVER

It’s been almost two years since we reviewed Pioneer’s VSX-930. At the time we were impressed how much technology could be built into AVR with a $1,349 asking price. Here we are, two years and two product generations later, with the $1,099 VSX-932.

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KEF’S KUBE SUBWOOFERS HAVE ARRIVED

Legacy speaker brand KEF, was busier than a bartender in a heatwave at the recent CEDIA expose in San Diego recently, launching a horde of new models.

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NAD’S THIRD-GEN T 758 AV RECEIVER AVAILABLE SOON

NAD Electronics' third-generation of surround sound receivers will be available this month starting with the T 758 V3 which features a host of performance upgrades, Dolby Atmos, Dirac Live, 4K UHD and BluOS multi-room audio capability.

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KEF LS50 LOUDSPEAKERS STAND UP

The highly successful LS50 and Wireless loudspeakers from KEF have just received yet another upgrade from UK's engineers.

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ELAC’S ADANTE SPEAKERS, BETTER THAN THE REST

Leading German speaker brand Elac has gone with the moniker Adante for its new speaker range. Forget the dross about a rose by any other name because Elac knew exactly what it wanted to signify with the label, Adante.

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DEMAND MORE WITH DEFINITIVE TECHNOLOGY

Long established loudspeaker manufacturer Definitive Technology has released a new and affordable entry-level range of loudspeakers aimed squarely at those looking to buy into high-performance sound for the first time.

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MONITOR AUDIO’S SILVER SERIES NOW IN STORE

After announcing their sixth-generation of the the highly acclaimed Silver Series of loudspeakers earlier this year, Monitor Audio's new range is already proving to be solid gold.

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NAD CELEBRATES 45 YEARS OF AUDIO EXCELLENCE

A retrospective showcase of NAD’s most iconic models will be a feature of the Convoy display in the State Ballroom at this year’s Melbourne International Hi-Fi show.

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THE ONE BOX CENTERPIECE WITH MOON’S 240I INTEGRATED AMPLIFIER

Simaudio, the Canadian based manufacturer has announced their new MOON 240i Integrated Amplifier.

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BRINKMANN RELEASES NYQUIST, MQA-READY DAC

Brinkmann, the brand most famous for its turntables have announced their Nyquist DAC, some thirty years after the introduction of their first Digital-to-Analog Convertor.

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KLIPSCH IS BACK WITH THE CLASSIC FORTE III

Following the shock change of distribution of Klipsch in Australia earlier this year it’s now full steam ahead for the brand via seasoned distributors, QualiFi.

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