GravaStar Mars Pro Bluetooth Speaker Review

GravaStar is a niche company that specialises in “cool Sci-Fi speakers with immersive sound”. They have the most unique designs I have seen from any Bluetooth speaker brand on the market, but do the speakers sound good? Specification 2.5″ full-range speaker, and 1″ high-frequency tweeter provide crystal clear & distortion-free sound Light up your space … Read more

Edifier MS50A Smart Speaker Review – Spotify & Alexa but no microphone for improved privacy

Edifier has predominantly focussed on active speakers and TWS earbuds. They are now expanding into the increasingly competitive market of smart speakers. The Edifier MS50A is a good first attempt as well. It is a compelling choice thanks to its reasonably low price tag and smart speaker functionality without the privacy concerns of an always-listening … Read more

Airpulse P100X Review – A Premium Retro Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Last month I reviewed the excellent Airpulse A80 stereo speakers. This month I have been checking out the new Airpulse P100X, which is a multi-driver wireless desktop speaker system with a beautiful retro-inspired design. Specification Colour Cherry Wood Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1 with APTX HD Power Amplifiers 2 x 10W + 40W Mid-woofer 4.5″ Aluminium Cone … Read more

Airpulse A80 Review – How do they sound vs the Edifier S3000 Pro?

Airpulse is the premium sub-brand of popular Edifier. This premium brand is headed up by audio designer Phil Jones, who was also the original founder of the British audio company Acoustic Energy. Much like famed audio brand Klipsch, one of the defining features of the Airpulse range is the use of horned tweeters, which allows … Read more

Creative Stage 360 2.1 Soundbar Review – Dolby Atmos Soundbar on the cheap ideal for PC gamers and consoles

The Stage 360 is the latest affordable soundbar from Creative, sitting somewhere in the middle of their product lineup and being geared a bit more towards TV use than the gaming focussed Katana range. At the top of the Creative lineup is the premium SXFI Carrier priced at £900, while the older Stage V2 is … Read more

Sound Blaster Katana V2 vs BlasterX Katana – Creative’s new £299 soundbar comes with a bigger subwoofer & better connectivity

A couple of days ago, Creative announced the new Sound Blaster Katana V2 soundbar which is their new flagship gaming soundbar with Super X-Fi Headphone Holography and more. This will sit above the existing BlasterX Katana, but below the home theatre orientated £900 Dolby Atmos Creative SXFI Carrier, which I somehow didn’t realise existing until … Read more

Creative T60 Desktop Speakers Review – Perfect computer speakers for small offices and work from home setups

Creative have been refreshing their line-up of products at a furious rate the past few months. The Creative T60 is the latest launch from the brand that includes its new Creative App with its SmartComms kit. These speakers, therefore, introduce USB connectivity and allow people to use a 3.5mm microphone or headset and use the … Read more

Creative T60 2.0 Speakers launched with SmartComms for £70 – Ideal for a work from home set-up with better connectivity & features vs Gigaworks T40 Series II

It looks like Creative plans to upgrade most of its audio products with access to the new Creative App and its SmartComms kit. The latest is the Creative T60 speakers, which are more advanced than the existing T40 and T20 series by using USB-C connectivity rather than a 3.5mm aux in (though they still have that). … Read more

Best 5.1 Speakers for PC Gaming in 2021 – Slim pickings means a home theatre soundbar or receiver may be better

Page 2 has alternative options including soundbars Following my recent review of the Creative Sound Blaster X4 external soundcard, which has 5.1 output, I thought I would look into the best surround sound speaker options for PC gaming. In recent years, the trend has shifted away from 5.1 surround for PC gaming. Creative is the … Read more

Mitchell Acoustics uStream One Review – True wireless Bluetooth bookshelf speakers for less wire mess

You have heard of True Wireless earphones; almost every brand offers a pair. Now it is time for true wireless speakers; as the name suggests, the speakers are not physically wired up to each other but connect via Bluetooth for their stereo connection. Unlike the TWS earphone counterpart, there are still some wires; you have … Read more

Huawei Sound now available for £199.99 – The Huawei X Devialet collab has more connectivity, still no Spotify streaming – What else is different vs Sound X?

I loved the Huawei Sound X, it has an awesome room-filling sound with incredible bass making it the best Bluetooth speaker I have reviewed. However, it was just that, a Bluetooth speaker, and with a £300 price tag at the time of launch, it wasn’t cheap either. You can now buy it for just £179 … Read more

Buyers Guide – Affordable Desktop Amps for Passive Speakers – Ditch the active speakers for superior sound and upgradability

Like most people, I have always used active speakers with my computer; they are generally affordable and simple to use. Plug them in, and away you go. Active speakers come in various shapes, sizes and at a wide range of budgets. I have covered several excellent options from Edifier recently. I bought the Acoustic Energy … Read more

Edifier R2000DB Review – Active bookshelf speakers for superior PC audio

I have reviewed a few Edifier speakers now, and they offer a wide range of options for people looking for affordable options. I previously reviewed the excellent Edifier R1850DB, the R2000DB are a step up in the product range, offering a superior specification in a similar but physically larger design. While the Edifier R2000DB may … Read more

Bluesound Pulse MINI 2i multi-room speaker Review – A high-res audio Sonos Play:5 alternative

Sonos may dominate the world of multiroom streaming speakers, but they are not necessarily the best all round. Bluesound has supported hi-resolution audio formats from the beginning, offering a key feature that Sonos, previously, did not offer. Things have changed a little since the launch of the Sonos S2 platform, which now offers hi-resolution formats, … Read more

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