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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.

OPPO Digital Launches Sonica DAC/Music Streamer

OPPO Digital Launches Sonica DAC/Music Streamer

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OPPO Digital has introduced the new Sonica DAC/music streamer. As a DAC, it uses the ESS ES9038PRO SABRE chipset, features asynchronous USB input, has XLR and RCA outputs, and supports hi-res PCM and DSD playback. As a music streamer, it... Read More

 
NVIDIA Launches New SHIELD TV with Google Assistant

NVIDIA Launches New SHIELD TV with Google Assistant

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NVIDIA has announced a new SHIELD TV streaming media player. Like the previous SHIELD, this one supports 4K HDR streaming from services like Netflix and VUDU, and it has a robust suite of gaming options. The new player adds Google... Read More

 
NAD Introduces M50.2 Digital Music Player

NAD Introduces M50.2 Digital Music Player

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NAD is now shipping the new M50.2 digital music player. Part of the company's Master Series, the M50.2 supports hi-res audio playback and multi-room wireless streaming within the BluOS ecosystem. You can rip CDs to the 2TB internal hard drive,... Read More

 
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