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Home Theater Media Server News

From Apple TV to Squeezebox to Transporters to Sooloos to Kaleidescape servers - most modern home theater and audiophile systems now run on some form of media server or computer. The developments in this category come fast and furious. If you want to stay on top of the latest trends, news and press releases in the world of MP3, music download, server products, iPod docks, iPads and beyond - then this page here on HomeTheaterReview.com is for you.

Cary Audio Adds MQA Support to DMS-500 Network Audio Player

Cary Audio Adds MQA Support to DMS-500 Network Audio Player

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Cary Audio has announced that its DMS-500 network audio player will now support playback of MQA files. You can learn more about MQA here, but essentially it is a method of folding a higher-resolution file into a package that is... Read More

 
Cary Audio Debuts AiOS Music System

Cary Audio Debuts AiOS Music System

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Cary Audio has introduced a new all-in-one music system called the AiOS, which combines a digital music player/streamer with a 150-watt Class AB amplifier. Just add speakers, and your two-channel audio system is complete. The AiOS can accept network music... Read More

 
NAD and Bluesound Add Roon Support

NAD and Bluesound Add Roon Support

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NAD and sister company Bluesound have joined the growing list of audiophile companies to integrate support for the Roon music management software into select products. Roon is an advanced music server platform that provides in-depth info about your music--including photos,... Read More

 
Astell&Kern Adds TIDAL to Its Portable Hi-Res Audio Players

Astell&Kern Adds TIDAL to Its Portable Hi-Res Audio Players

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Astell&Kern has announed that it will add the TIDAL music streaming service to its lineup of portable hi-res audio players. TIDAL is one of the few streaming services that allows you to stream music at full CD quality, as opposed... Read More

 
Kaleidescape Receives New Investments, Resumes Operations

Kaleidescape Receives New Investments, Resumes Operations

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A few weeks ago, Kaleidescape announced that it was ceasing operations due to a lack of funds. The high-end media server company has now secured new investments without a change of ownership, so it is able to resume business operations.... Read More

 
Autonomic Introduces New Whole-house Music Player and Four-Zone Amp

Autonomic Introduces New Whole-house Music Player and Four-Zone Amp

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Autonomic has announced two new products that utilize audio-over-Ethernet technology. The new Mirage MMS-1e ($995, shown here) is a hi-res network music player that includes access to services like Pandora, SiriusXM, Tidal, Tunein, iHeartRadio, iTunes, and more. It features local... Read More

 
HiFiMAN Introduces SuperMini Hi-Res Player

HiFiMAN Introduces SuperMini Hi-Res Player

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HiFiMAN has introduced its smallest, lightest hi-res player to date, the 2.4-ounce SuperMini. The new player, which is available now for $399, supports all lossless file formats, including DSD, and has expandable memory up to 256 GB. The SuperMini has... Read More

 
Astell&Kern Shows Off New Hi-Res Player and In-Ear Monitor

Astell&Kern Shows Off New Hi-Res Player and In-Ear Monitor

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At last week's CE Week event in New York, Astell&Kern showed off two new products: a new portable hi-res audio player called the AK70 (shown here, $599) and an updated second-gen version of the AK T8iE in-ear monitors ($999). The... Read More

 
Onkyo's DP-X1 Hi-Res Portable Audio Player Is Now Shipping

Onkyo's DP-X1 Hi-Res Portable Audio Player Is Now Shipping

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Onkyo has announced that its hi-res portable audio player, the DP-X1, is now shipping. Built on the Android platform, the DP-X1 supports playback of DSD 11.2-MHz files, 384-kHz/24-bit FLAC/WAV audio files, and MQA files. The unit uses dual SABRE DACs,... Read More

 
Sony Announces New Wireless Headphones and Hi-Res Walkman

Sony Announces New Wireless Headphones and Hi-Res Walkman

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At CES, Sony introduced three new additions to its h.ear series (two wireless headphones and a wireless portable speaker), as well as a new hi-res Walkman. All of the new products--including the h.ear on Wireless NC on-ear headphones (MDR-100ABN) and... Read More