Yamaha’s latest turntable streams multi-room audio via WiFi

You can pair a turntable with a multi-room audio setup (Sonos even offers a bundle), but that usually means wiring your record player into that setup at some point. Yamaha thinks it can do better. Its newly launched MusicCast Vinyl 500 turntable uses WiFi to stream records wirelessly to MusicCast speakers in your home. If […]

Apple’s AirPlay 2 arrives in iOS and tvOS 11.4 betas, enabling multiroom streaming

Originally announced at WWDC 2017 only to be delayed repeatedly throughout iOS 11’s beta release cycles, Apple’s new wireless streaming protocol AirPlay 2 is now usable in iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4. Betas of the latest Apple operating systems became available to developers yesterday and consumers today. AirPlay 2 was expected to debut with…Read More

Beoplay M3 is B&O’s cheapest multiroom speaker yet

Bang & Olufsen speakers generally sound pretty great, but they’re also just as well-known for being very expensive. If you want to outfit a house with wireless speakers, like the Beoplay M5, it’s going to get even pricier. Fortunately for those who like B&O’s sound and style, there’s a new, slightly less expensive option: the […]

Echo’s multi-room audio: What you need to know

GUEST: Tech companies have worked hard over the past few years to make the music listening experience a ubiquitous one. Thanks to recent developments in streaming services and truly wireless headphones, we’re closer than ever to taking every song ever written with us wherever we go. But one area where we’ve struggled is whole-home audio. […]

Amazon adds multiroom audio control to Echo devices

There were rumors earlier this month that Amazon was working on incorporating multiroom audio into its Echo line and today, the company has announced that it’s done just that. For those with Echo devices in multiple rooms, you’ll now be able to play music on a specific device or group multiple speakers together. Through the […]

The best multiroom wireless speaker system

By Chris Heinonen This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer’s guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here. We’ve spent hundreds of hours over several years testing multiroom wireless […]