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How to build your own AirPlay audio system

Want to wirelessly stream your music to speakers using Apple's AirPlay technology, but don't want to buy an expensive (and still somewhat rare) AirPlay-enabled system? Dan Frakes explains how to make your own.

Pioneer announces AppRadio iPhone in-car unit

On Wednesday, Pioneer Electronics announced what it hopes will be the next stage of in-car connectivity--the AppRadio, an in-dash system that can display iOS apps on its screen.

iWow 3D for iPod, iPhone & iPad

If your iOS device's music sounds lifeless through your headphones, computer speakers, or car audio system, you'll likely enjoy the savory sparkle brought to that music via SRS Labs' iWow 3D.

How Apple devices saved me thousands on my new car

Jason Snell explains how Apple's technology allowed him to bypass several thousands dollars in optional extras for his new car.

Hands on with Sonos and AirPlay

Sonos brings a sort of AirPlay support to its gear. How and why to set it up.

CasaTunes XLi Music Server

The CasaTunes music server is a Windows media center PC designed to deliver multiple music sources to rooms throughout your house. While it's a polished system, it could be improved with access to a greater variety of online content.

Jabra announces Freeway Bluetooth speakerphone

Jabra's new Freeway Bluetooth speakerphone provides an unprecedented three speakers in addition to a full range of voice commands.

My time as a Napster user

Last October, my colleague Chris Breen compared four streaming music subscription services. Before then, I’d never considered paying to, as Steve Jobs has called it, “rent” my music. But after talking to Chris about it while editing his story, I was intrigued enough to take the plunge and give Napster's subscription service a try.

Which accessories work with the iPad 2?

If you're wondering whether or not buying a new iPad will render your stash of existing accessories for iPad, iPhone, or even iPod obsolete, we've put the iPad 2 through the accessory ringer to see what works and what doesn't.

AirPlay-enabled audio systems trickle out

Audio systems that take advantage of Apple's new AirPlay feature to wirelessly stream music throughout your house are slowly starting to see the light of day.

Evoke Flow radio

Pure's Evoke Flow harkens back to the "beach radio" of old. Of course it has a modern twist -- FM, streaming Internet stations, and your computer's audio content.

Pure unveils new music service, Internet radios

Pure announces a new music service, two Internet radios, and a $99 iPod/iPhone AV dock.

Party on with playlists and iPods

Thanks to the portable music players we carry in our pockets it’s possible to let everyone join in the musical fun. Here are some suggesting for pumping up your party.

TuneLink Auto can bridge iPhone, car stereo with Bluetooth

Accessory maker New Potato Technologies has released the TuneLink Auto, an in-car audio solution for iOS devices that works using Bluetooth and an FM transmitter or auxiliary cable.

Onkyo announces new AV and stereo mini systems

Onkyo has announced new audio-video and stereo mini systems aimed for casual home and office use.