dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Starter Kit Review

As Peter Kay might say, “WiFi, it’s the future – I’ve tasted it”. You realise this is true when your relatives visit and, within minutes of crossing the threshold, proceed to pull out their gadgets and demand to know your WiFi password. This ever increasing demand on my connection, combined with keeping up with the … Continue reading dLAN 500 AV Wireless+ Starter Kit Review

Bayan Audio Soundbook: Wireless Audio Dynamite

I’ve seen more wireless music docks than I’ve had fish suppers, and I don’t think that my lifelong vegetarianism detracts from that statistic. Some, dare I say most, ellict a certain sense of ennui, but even I was excited to hear about the release of the Bayan Audio Soundbook – a small speaker powerhouse that … Continue reading Bayan Audio Soundbook: Wireless Audio Dynamite

Sony STR-DN1040 and STR-DN840: Wireless 7.2 Audio and 4K Upscaling

Wireless AV receivers can be a bit of a mixed bag, especially when it comes to video. High definition resolutions can struggle on typical home setups, particularly if a lot of other devices are using the wireless feed, but in recent times we’ve been impressed by the technology’s adaption to cope with modern standards. Sony … Continue reading Sony STR-DN1040 and STR-DN840: Wireless 7.2 Audio and 4K Upscaling

TRENDnet AC1750 Dual-Band Wireless Router

If you have broadband you probably didn’t buy your own router. It’s a rare ISP these days that doesn’t chuck in a router for free when you sign up to a new contract. The trouble is that these free routers are often pretty basic models. Now that we have PCs, games consoles, tablets, ebook readers … Continue reading TRENDnet AC1750 Dual-Band Wireless Router

AirStash A02: Stream Theatre

I’ve just purchased an iPad mini. And in a dramatic break with tradition I didn’t max out on storage space as I have with pretty much every other Apple device I’ve purchased since my first foray into Mac Life in 2003 (with a PowerBook that still boots and gets online). This isn’t a break with … Continue reading AirStash A02: Stream Theatre

Air Copy: Wireless Scanner for all tablets and smartphones

“iPad’s are just for consumption” is one of the more tiresome and persistent “trolling” remarks that was unleashed on Apple’s tablet when it was released in 2010. Well that and it’s lack of support for Flash but those remarks seem to have calmed down for some mysterious reason. But iPads – and tablets in general … Continue reading Air Copy: Wireless Scanner for all tablets and smartphones

Harman Kardon BDS: Get home theatre without the drama

If you like your audio integrated, your video on a vast scale and your technology wires-free, the new Harman Kardon BDS home theatre series could be just the ticket – packing in a multitude of features to unite and maximise your multimedia. The range features Harman’s TrueStream wireless streaming, which delivers audio via an integrated … Continue reading Harman Kardon BDS: Get home theatre without the drama

TDK Life on Record wireless speaker range

TDK invited us to a big warehouse party in Shoreditch to play with their new range of speakers and headphones. This is because this is not your grandfather’s TDK. TDK have been in the game a long time, and originally started in the mid-30s as “????????????” with the current name coming from the initials Tokyo … Continue reading TDK Life on Record wireless speaker range