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Libratone Loop wireless speaker unveiled with wall-mounting option

Libratone Loop wireless speaker unveiled with wall-mounting option

Libratone, maker of the column-shaped portable Zipp speaker we reviewed last year, has unveiled another wool-covered speaker option: the Libratone Loop. With the latest speaker, users are again provided with a wireless connectivity option, but wall-mounting has been added into the mix, allowing the speaker to be fixed to a wall in addition to being placed on a flat surface.

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Libratone embraces Android and Windows with DLNA streaming update

Libratone embraces Android and Windows with DLNA streaming update

Libratone, maker of felt-covered wireless speakers, has abandoned its obsession with Apple, updating three of its most recent models to support Android and Windows thanks to freshly-added DLNA support. The Libratone Zipp, Live, and Lounge models will all gain DLNA streaming capabilities, piping music from your smartphone, tablet, or Windows PC over your WiFi network. Meanwhile, there's an update to the Libratone iOS app too.

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Libratone Zipp Review

Libratone Zipp Review

Time was, if you wanted a wooly column of wireless musical pleasure, you had to train a sheep to stand upright and sing. Libratone's new Zipp, however, changes that: a wool wrapped portable speaker delivering not only Apple's AirPlay but a tweaked version intended for the wide open spaces that the Zipp - or sheep, for that matter - might go frolicking in. Read on for the SlashGear review.

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Libratone Zipp takes AirPlay mobile

Libratone Zipp takes AirPlay mobile

Wool-clad speaker company Libratone has outed its latest model, the Zipp, a wireless AirPlay-enabled model with battery life good for four hours of standalone streaming. Borrowing the fabric covered style of its felty predecessors, the Zipp supports direct AirPlay connections using Libratone's own PlayDirect WiFi technology, allowing the $399 speaker to hook straight up to your iPhone or iPad rather than requiring a wireless network in-between.

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Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers comes to the US

Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers comes to the US

Libratone introduced its Live and Lounge AirPlay-equipped speakers earlier this summer, but has finally announced today the availability of the speakers in the US. The high-end wireless speakers feature a sleek and simple design fully covered with soft Italian cashmere in a variety of colors. Equipped with AirPlay, they can stream music from iPads, iPhones, and iPod touch devices as well as songs via iTunes on Macs and PCs.

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Libratone Lounge and Live AirPlay Speakers hands-on [Video]

Libratone Lounge and Live AirPlay Speakers hands-on [Video]

Boutique wireless speaker manufacturer Libratone has pounced on AirPlay, announcing a pair of new all-in-one units - the Lounge and the Live - back in July that each use Apple's streaming technology, and we caught up with them at IFA 2011 this week to listen to the results. The Live looks identical to the Libratone Live we reviewed earlier this year, but swaps AirPlay for the company's proprietary wireless, while the Lounge is a far larger system intended to be wall-mounted under your TV.

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Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

Libratone Live and Lounge AirPlay speakers

Libratone has unveiled a pair of new AirPlay speakers for your music that includes the Libratone Lounge and Live speakers. The Lounge is a larger speaker that is intended to be used in the living room of your home. The device will stream music wirelessly from your iPhone or iPod and will also connect to your TV allowing you to use it as the speaker for your home theater. The Lounge offers a 360-degree sound experience.

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Libratone Beat Review

Libratone Beat Review

Scandinavian design has built a reputation for its sleek simplicity, with Bang & Olufsen leading a decades-long heritage in appealing home entertainment kit. It's a legacy speaker start-up Libratone would like a part of, and the Beat is the company's first step. A monolithic wireless speaker with a premium finish and premium price-tag to match, Libratone promises something that's both easy on the eye and easy to use. Check out how it fares in the full SlashGear review.

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Libratone Beat wireless speakers arrive at Apple December 2010

Libratone Beat wireless speakers arrive at Apple December 2010

Danish wireless audio start-up Libratone brought their Beat speakers along to IFA 2010 a few months back and promised a January 2011 release; now it seems they've gone one better, and will have them on sale in December instead. Using a proprietary wireless transmitter, the cashmere-clad speaker has a 30ft range and promises 360-degree "FullRoom" sound despite only being a single unit.

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