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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, wireless speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Vizio S5451w-C2 review: Real surround sound from giant sound bar

Vizio's jumbo 54-inch 5.1 sound bar gets you closer to the cinema experience than any of its competitors, if you can live with the size.

By 18 June 2014

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Dolby to put Atmos surround sound on tablets, smartphones

The immersive audio that makes movie-goers feel like they're inside the film, rather than just watching it, will be available for Dolby partners to incorporate on mobile by the end of the year.

By 22 March 2014

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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By 14 December 2013

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Virtual surround sound on a budget, but with a catch

Yamaha's YSP-1400 brings the company's Digital Sound Projector technology to a budget price point, but a couple caveats keep it from being a standout sound bar.

By 22 February 2014

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Is surround sound for music and home theater on its way out?

Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.

By 10 February 2014

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Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker

While it's fairly expensive at $200, the Bose SoundLink Mini is one of few standout products in the ultracompact wireless speaker category, featuring a top-notch design and very good sound for its tiny size.

By 16 July 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 16 July 2013
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Vizio S4251w review: A sterling sound bar for surround sound devotees

Vizio's S4251w sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

By 14 May 2013

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Gamer captains an amazing starship from his living room

Using a custom rig that includes three projectors, this gamer has transformed his gaming space into a full-sized cockpit for Elite: Dangerous.

By 25 November 2014

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Bose SoundLink Color

The Bose SoundLink Color delivers solid Bluetooth sound in an attractive, portable package.

By 9 October 2014

4 stars Editors' rating 9 October 2014

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B&W 685 S2

Whether you listen to death metal or nature documentaries, the Bowers and Wilkins B&W 685 S2s are an astoundingly good set of speakers and an excellent deal at this price level.

By 15 October 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating 15 October 2014