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SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System

The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.

By 5 February 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating 5 February 2015

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Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By 22 February 2015

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SVS' compact movie-making machines

The SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System is a force to be reckoned with, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, and sounds tremendous with movies.

By 4 February 2015

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Android 5.1 may have just made an unexpected debut

While Google made no official announcement, its Android One website now boasts that each new device "runs the latest and fastest version of Android," 5.1 Lollipop.

By 5 February 2015

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Samsung may shrink Galaxy S6 screen size to 5 inches

If true, the screen would be slightly smaller than the 5.1-inch display on the S5. But that doesn't mean the next version of the flagship phone will be smaller overall.

By 3 February 2015

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Microsoft may buy digital-pen maker N-trig for $200M

The tech giant has been using N-trig's styluses for its Surface tablet line, which is now a billion-dollar business.

By 13 February 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S6 display to reach onto 3 sides, report says

Smacked by competition from Apple's new iPhone 6, Samsung is looking to jazz up its next flagship Galaxy phone with a wraparound display

By 12 February 2015

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Hisense goes big at CES 2015 with 100-inch laser 'cinema TV'

The Chinese manufacturer has revealed its Vidaa Max, a laser short-throw projector that can beam a 100-inch image from an 18-inch distance.

By 6 January 2015

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What to buy: Sound bar or home-theater-in-a-box system?

Sound bars take up less space and have fewer wires, but don't sound as good as home-theater-in-a-box systems, says the Audiophiliac.

By 31 December 2014

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How to save the AV receiver

AV receivers are embarrassingly backward compared with the rest of your home theater gear. Here's how they can get back on track.

By 16 December 2014