Phillips AirPlay Speaker that Looks like a Stargate

This speaker does have AirPlay. For those of you who don’t get the Stargate reference, don’t worry, it’s not necessary to the review. This is a unique looking unit to say the least. As for what folks think about the sound? Most folks think this 9″ ring speaker, it’s mono by the way, . . . → Read More: Phillips AirPlay Speaker that Looks like a Stargate

NAD High Powered, Very Hot Bluetooth Speaker, and a Funny Review

OK, I’m going to tell you I’ve always been partial to NAD products. Clean design, function over flash, top of the line construction and overall high quality. I was intrigued when I saw they released a bluetooth speaker (sorry, no AirPlay here). But given their reputation, I figured it would be a . . . → Read More: NAD High Powered, Very Hot Bluetooth Speaker, and a Funny Review

2012 AirPlay & Network Receiver Predictions

AirPlay was all the news in audio receivers last year. Every major brand had at least one unit in their lineup that included AirPlay. Expect to see more wireless connectivity this year. Not only will receiver companies cut the cord with more AirPlay models but expect more built-in bluetooth and DLNA. Though the . . . → Read More: 2012 AirPlay & Network Receiver Predictions

Altec Live 500 Wi-Fi Speaker – No AirPlay, but so what

Though our site is called AirPlay compatible we really are taking the broader approach and talk about Wi-Fi and bluetooth devices as well. After all, it’s not the technology but the solution that fits your needs, right? Altec’s lastes LIVE 5000 speaker system lets you stream music from anywhere in your home to . . . → Read More: Altec Live 500 Wi-Fi Speaker – No AirPlay, but so what

iHome expands AirPlay Speaker Lineup

iHome adds two new AirPlay compatible speakers to its lineup. The iW2 and iW3; the iW2 is a $179 smaller version of the iW1 without a battery, and the $199 iW3 adds a rechargeable battery pack like the iW1’s, but with a vertical format like the new Sony’s. They have also unveiled the iW5 . . . → Read More: iHome expands AirPlay Speaker Lineup

Sony’s New AirPlay Compatible Speakers

 Sony’s HomeShare wireless speaker solution did not take off in 2011, being outflanked not only by Apple’s AirPlay but the many bluetooth speaker that hit the market last year. Not to sit on their laurels, Sony has quickly recovered and released 2 new speakers that are both HomeShare and AirPlay compatible speakers the SA-N310 . . . → Read More: Sony’s New AirPlay Compatible Speakers

iShower brings bluetooth wireless speaker to your Bathroom

ishower - bluetooth speaker for your shower, battery powered

If you like many people you love to sing in the shower. This new device from iDevices will let you do it with your tunes on your iPod, iPhone or Android device via bluetooth. No AirPlay but as long as you have your device within 30 feet of your iShower, you’ve got tunes, Internet . . . → Read More: iShower brings bluetooth wireless speaker to your Bathroom

Dual IOS and Android Dock from Samsung

As reported on airplayspeakers.com the DA-E750 claims the title of first AirPlay speaker dock (and Samsung’s first speaker dock) with a vacuum tube amplifier. The DA-E750 consists of a hybrid system that uses the vacuum tube as a pre-amplifier and a digital source for the power amplifier. According to Samsung, this allows for richer . . . → Read More: Dual IOS and Android Dock from Samsung

Big Price Difference between AirPlay & Bluetooth Speakers

Apple dominates in most of the markets they play in. Wireless technology does not appear to be one of them. We previously looked at bluetooth vs AirPlay as technologies to share your music to wireless speakers. Depending on your goal, each channel has an advantage.

Bluetooth – Pros – Cheap speakers, large selection, . . . → Read More: Big Price Difference between AirPlay & Bluetooth Speakers

AirPlay for Android

Looks like Android devices are getting access to AirPlay. A new app from Eyecon Resources allows Android devices the ability to access AirPlay as well as DLNA devices. Though DLNA is fine for most folks, this allows users to have the brain dead ease of use they get with AirPlay. Plus, you can use . . . → Read More: AirPlay for Android