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Best speakers of 2014

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

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Yamaha YSP-1400

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

21 February 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating 21 February 2014

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Vizio S4251w-B4

Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

14 May 2013

4 stars Editors' rating 14 May 2013

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Logitech G35 Surround Sound Headset

If you're looking for a good headset to complement your gaming, the Logitech G35s are excellent — but keep them in stereo mode, and leave the surround sound for speakers.

6 April 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating 6 April 2009

Typical price: $199.00

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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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Brookstone Surround Sound Earbuds with Microphone (black)

The Brookstone Surround Sound Earbuds are inexpensive, comfortable, and do a decent job of offering an open audio experience. If you frequently suffer from listener fatigue, definitely consider these headphones.

30 April 2007

3.5 stars Editors' rating 30 April 2007

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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