Ingenious Designs Pushing Wireless Audio Into a Hi-Fi Future

Wireless technology is helping audio gear explore new horizons in form and functionality. Stephanie Gonot 1. Devialet Phantom Reactor If I close my eyes and listen, I almost forget that this wireless speaker is no bigger than a pineapple. But I keep my eyes wide open because the Reactor is mesmerizing: The 600 watts of power generated by its hybrid analog-digital amp send the side-mounted bass drivers fluttering like a butterfly's wings. Connectivity over Bluetooth, AirPlay, or Spotify Connect gives me multiple ways to annoy my neighbors. $1,090 Stephanie Gonot 2. Cambridge Audio Alva TT I've spun my share of Bluetooth record players; most make vinyl sound flat and lifeless. But this British-engineered turntable is the first to support the …