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Cheap and crazy-expensive audio components comingle at the New York Audio Show 2014

The Audiophiliac can't cover even a tiny percentage of the audio shows sprouting up all over the world, but when there's one in his hometown, he's on it!

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Dayton B652-AIR: Dirt-cheap speakers aren't supposed to sound like this

The Audiophiliac checks out Dayton's B652-AIR, and thinks cheap speakers never sounded this good!

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The little Schiit headphone amp makes a big sound

The Audiophiliac checks out Schiit's totally tube, made-in-the-US headphone amplifier. It's really good!

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Beats Buster: Blue Mo-Fi headphones

Blue's Mo-Fi headphone looks and feels like nothing else, but what about the sound?

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The debt we owe the iPod

The now-dead iPod Classic put Apple on top of the tech world, and paved the way for bigger, brighter things. Here's our tribute to a tech icon.

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Do you like loud music, or prefer to listen quietly?

At home or in your car you're in control, how loud do you like your music?

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Pioneer Electronics, Onkyo combine to keep pace with competition

As the companies join forces to take on the home AV market, Pioneer's Russ Johnston says both brands will remain distinct.

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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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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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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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