NAIM UNITI ATOM HEADPHONE EDITION LAUNCHED

Naim Audio release the Naim Uniti Atom Headphone Edition, which they describe as the “ultimate source for headphones”.

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AURALIC ALTAIR G2.1 DIGITAL AUDIO STREAMER RELEASED

The AURALiC ALTAIR G2.1 Digital Audio Streamer, a fully-featured product developed for both digital and analogue sources, has been released.

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KUDOS AUDIO COLLABORATE WITH JAZZ PIANIST TORD GUSTAVSEN FOR INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

Derek Gilligan MD of Kudos Audio and Tord Gustavsen, celebrated Norwegian jazz pianist, announced today a collaboration to celebrate International Jazz Day’s 10th anniversary.

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ELECTROCOMPANIET TIDAL CONNECT INTEGRATION

Electrocompaniet has updated its range of network audio streamers, speakers, and integrated amplifiers to include the latest TIDAL Connect technology.

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ELECTROCOMPANIET EC PLAY APP UPDATED

The Electrocompaniet EC Play app has been updated to include multi-language support and tablet landscape orientation support.

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MOON 280D STREAMING DAC IS UPGRADED AND UPDATED

The Canadian MOON 280D Streaming DAC has been upgraded and updated to increase its connectivity options.

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MAAT has announced the release of their first consumer product aimed at the playback of High Res Audio streams and files.

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Dan D’Agostino Master Audio Systems has announced that the Dan D’Agostino Progression Integrated Amp is now officially certified Roon Ready.

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Square Inc. has announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority ownership stake in the streaming service TIDAL and plans to name Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter to the Board of Directors

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NAD Electronics of Canada has announced the immediate availability of the latest module in the NAD Modular Design Construction (MDC) portfolio, the MDC USB DSD

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KEF has announced that their most recently launched wireless HiFi speakers, the LS50 Wireless II, now supports TIDAL Connect.

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Wattson Audio is a new Swiss brand and we have just launched the Emerson Audio streamer range consisting of Emerson Digital and Emerson Analog.

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McIntosh has announced that two more of its DAC equipped products have received Roon Tested designation from Roon Labs: the C53 Solid State Preamplifier and the C2700 Vacuum Tube Preamplifier, bringing the total number to 14. This coincides with Roon 1.7 ‘Valence’ launching.

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Melco has launched an audiophile-technology extreme-performance data switch, the S100, which, say Melco, offers “improved sound quality for any network audio device using an Ethernet connection”.

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TIDAL, in partnership with MQA, has announced that Master quality tracks are now available via iPhone devices, the awaited update to TIDAL’s iOS app follows the recent Android news announced at CES in January.

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MQA, which is now available with Tidal Masters on Android devices, as we reported at the start of 2019, will be at The Bristol Hifi Show 2019 with several of their industry partners. More »

TIDAL, the subscription-based music streaming service, has made its Masters quality service available on all Android smartphones. More »

Roon’s new version 1.6 brings the brand new Roon Radio, integration with the Qobuz music service, and an improved user experience. The update will be available to all users at 12pm EST (5pm UK time) today, January 22nd, 2019.

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Pioneer and Onkyo have announced a firmware update release on December 18th that activates MQA audio playback capability and support for TIDAL Masters audio streaming on their network-enabled stereo hifi components. More »

There really is a tidal storm of music out there! A never-ending, algorithmically-curated musical selection that is spat out ad-nauseam especially for you, your gender, your socio-economic grouping. Perhaps I should just let it wash over me, or perhaps I should just have nice cup of tea, turn on the wireless and calm down a bit. Perhaps not. More »

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Cambridge Audio customers will find even more connectivity on their network players and AV receivers from now on with the addition of TIDAL. The streaming service will bring CD-quality audio to the 851N, CXN, CXN (V2), CXR120, CXR200 and Stream Magic 6 (V2) devices. More »

Naim has revealed details of its new ND 555 (£12,999) Network Player alongside the new NDX 2 (£4999) and a ND 5 XS 2 (£1999). So why a new 500 Series product now? The answer is quite simple; until now Naim hasn’t considered the performance of its Network Players to reach that of the CD555 CD Player. More »

Since its introduction in 2015, Roon has, they say, ‘transformed the experience of browsing music’. Artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates and composers are located automatically within the software and then interconnected by links to build a searchable digital magazine for your music collection. Roon finds all the same links between your personal files and the tracks available on TIDAL, so you can start with the music you know, then explore and discover new music. More »

The MQA team will be based in the Hi-Res Audio Pavilion, located in the largest and busiest area of the convention centre (Central Hall #14735). More »

The Pioneer XDP- 30R (pictured) And Onkyo DP-S1 Digital Audio Players (DAPs) which both offer TIDAL Masters (MQA) mobile streaming capability, have also now been given USB-OTG (on the go) functionality. More »