1. Help
    Work-arounds for sound loss, trailer failure, and over-full iPads

    My Apple hardware has recently been bothered by several unrelated bugs—ranging from alert sound loss on my Mac Pro to free space mysteriously disappearing...

  2. News
    Pirates buy more music than legal downloaders, study shows

    Here is a not-so-far-fetched irony. Music pirates that pilfer and plunder music from file-sharing websites actually buy 30 percent more tracks than...

  3. App Guide
    Audio Essentials for Mac

    I’m not an audio purist. My desire is that whatever I’m listening to should sound good, where “good” is defined somewhat subjectively as “pleasing...

  4. App Guide
    Streambox for Music

    I confess: I like to whistle while I work. Well, not so much “whistle” as “listen to music.” Usually I turn to my tried-and-true iTunes library,...

  5. Reviews
    Gear4 AirZone Series 1

    Gear4 generally tends to concentrate on the more affordable end of the market, but it’s started to add a few slightly more upmarket speaker systems...

  6. Gadget Guide
    Libratone Zipp

    The Libratone Zipp is a portable, battery-powered speaker that can stream your audio wirelessly via AirPlay. Even better, like the Pioneer Wireless...

  7. Reviews
    HiddenRadio portable speaker

    The HiddenRadio began life as a Kickstarter project that quickly gained a slew of supporters thanks to the speaker’s innovative design:...

  8. Gadget Guide
    Monster Diamond Tears EDGE Headphones

    If diamonds are forever, then splurging on a pair of Monster’s new Diamond Tears EDGE Headphones could be a great audio investment. Monster...

  9. App Guide
    Enqueue music player for Mac

    As a huge music fan, it drives me crazy that iTunes doesn’t support FLAC, the open-source lossless audio format used for many live music downloads...

  10. App Guide
    SoundHound ∞ for iPad and iPhone

    Like Shazam, SoundHound ∞ lets you identify ambient music. Simply tap the big orange button and the listening process begins. The app will return...

  11. Reviews
    Geneva Model XS travelling audio system

    The Geneva Sound System Model XS is a small, portable speaker system that sticks to Geneva’s visual aesthetic. The Bluetooth-enabled speaker –...

  12. Help 1
    Working with iTunes, a few questions answered

    This week’s selection covers iTunes Store accounts, Apple IDs, artist alerts, and more. Q: I used to live in Canada, and my iTunes account is associated...

  13. Reviews
    MXL Studio 1 Red Dot

    USB microphones have revolutionised personal, and even professional, recording by making it easy to plug-and-record directly to a Mac or PC. And what...

  14. Reviews
    Apple EarPods earphones

    [Editor’s note: Last week, we posted our initial hands-on impressions of Apple’s new EarPods. Now that we’ve had the EarPods for a week, we’ve...

  15. Gadget Guide
    Pioneer Wireless Speakers

    Pioneer has launched a range of wireless speakers which use Apple’s no-fuss AirPlay technology. The entry-level XW-SMA1, splash-proof and portable...

  16. Reviews
    Edifier Spinnaker e30 speaker system

    The Spinnaker e30 speaker system is a novel pair of horn shaped speakers that we suspect will sharply divide opinion. Not so much for how they perform...

  17. Reviews 9
    First look: 5th-generation iPod touch

    Apple has announced a new iPod touch line. Our UK counterparts got their hands on a display model for a short period after its launch, providing their initial thoughts....

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