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For $199, you can get Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4, and MainStage 3.
The big trends are active noise cancellation, Bluetooth in almost everything, and innovative ways to handle digital audio.
This year's crop of portable Bluetooth speakers is both powerful and versatile.
Buying a Sonos home speaker from Apple will also get you a free gift card to try Apple Music.
Coming soon from Sony: New wireless and wired headphones, an audiophile headphone amp, and a gold-plated Walkman machined from solid copper.
Sonos is giving its speaker experience a boost with app improvements, deeper Spotify integration, and Alexa's assistance.
Venerable British audio company Bowers & Wilkins has been snapped up by a startup that's flush with Silicon Valley cash. Little-known Eva Automation has no publicly announced products, but it has top-notch management and superstar backing. Better still, B&W's Joe Atkins will remain as CEO.
Ordinary audio goes into this black box; extraordinary audio comes out. What's the secret?
Hub by Ekko is the most intriguing multi-room audio system we've seen since Sonos, but it's a year or more from coming to market.