Chord Electronics has announced a new partner for its excellent Mojo DAC and headphone amp. The Poly turns your smartphone in to a high-end music player and streamer and directly attaches to the Mojo.
The McIntosh MB50 might carry the company's usual retro styling but this streamer is bang up to date with DTS Play-Fi and integration with all the usual music apps.
Linn announce new high-end network music players with 4th generation purpose built DACs and an upgrade path for existing owners.
Music streaming is the delivery of audio into your home and/or on to your mobile device through a local network and over the internet from a delivery service.
Streaming content has never been so popular and as internet speeds continue to get faster it is likely to be the biggest growth area of the audio visual industry.
New music streaming services seem to appear on a weekly basis with the most popular being Spotify.
When it comes to equipment to stream content there are also different approaches. In the home it may be that you want to stream your own music library around the house and there are a few approaches to this. The most popular are modular systems like Sonos and Samsung wireless systems. You also have hard drive based music players. These stream the contents of the HDD around the home using your network.