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Pioneer Sound Base: Powerful sound under your TV

The Pioneer Sound Base delivers some of the best sound we've heard from an affordable pedestal-style sound stand.

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Bose debuts inexpensive Bluetooth speaker and first on-ear Bluetooth headphone

At $129.95, the SoundLink Color is Bose's least expensive portable Bluetooth speaker to date and the $249.95 SoundLink On-Ear is the first on-ear Bluetooth headphone from Bose.

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Bose SoundLink Color and Bose SoundLink Bluetooth On-Ear (pictures)

At, $129.95, the SoundLink Color is Bose's least expensive portable Bluetooth speaker to date and the $249.95 SoundLink On-Ear is the first on-ear Bluetooth headphone from the company.

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Is it possible to record the world's best-sounding music without a mountain of gear?

Todd Garfinkle's company, MA Recordings, makes astonishing-sounding albums of brilliant music with not much more than a pair of microphones and a recorder.

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You've never heard The Beatles sound like this before

The latest round of Beatles LPs are pure, unadulterated analog -- and sound better for it!

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Monster iSport Victory is a winning in-ear sports headphone that fits well and sounds great

The Monster iSport Victory is a little pricey, but it does offer a great water-resistant fit as one of the better-sounding in-ear sports headphones out there.

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Bose Freestyle (review): An excellent in-ear headphone for people who don't like in-ear headphones

The Freestyle headphones are Bose's latest in-ear models. How do they compare to their predecessors?

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Vizio's sound stand only so-so

Unlike Vizio's other sound bars, the S2121w-DO Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition.

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How to download the free U2 album

As part of the iPhone and Apple Watch launch, everyone with an iTunes account gets a free download of U2's latest album. Here's how to claim your copy.

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Apple says a silent goodbye to iPod classic

The standalone MP3 player -- which reimagined markets for phones, tablets, and, now, watches -- takes its bow.

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Sony MDR-10RBT: Wireless Bluetooth headphone that's a better deal than Beats (review)

The Sony MDR-10RBT gets you about 75 percent of the way to the Beats Studio Wireless for a lot less money.

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'Transformers 4' will be first Dolby Atmos Blu-ray

Paramount Pictures' "Transformers: Age of Extinction" will be first the official Blu-ray encoded with a ​Dolby Atmos soundtrack when it is released later this month.

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