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CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth 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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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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Zombie-proof log cabin has 10-year anti-zombie guarantee

If the zombie apocalypse ever arrives, you'll be happy you dropped a ton of cash for a cabin designed to fortify you against attacks by the undead.

By 21 October 2014

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Virtual reality and the silver screen: A match made in heaven

Oculus is developing software for watching movies, and it's one of the best VR experiences out there.

By 13 October 2014

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The arcade strikes back with Star Wars: Battle Pod

We may be in for an arcade revival if a new immersive "Star Wars" game with a domed screen and rumbling seat becomes a hit.

By 14 October 2014

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Focal Dimension: The best sound bar yet?

Ooh la la! This French sound bar wows the Audiophiliac!

By 12 October 2014