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5.1 channel systems

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8 of our favorite smartphone highs and lows of 2014

CNET goes over the hits and misses that helped define our year in smartphones.

By December 12, 2014

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Get a Logitech Z313 2.1-channel speaker system for $29

This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.

By September 17, 2014

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Tips for beginners: How to use Nikon's wireless flash system

Learn how to get started with off-camera flash using nothing more than your Nikon dSLR and an external speedlight.

By November 19, 2014

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How to use Canon's wireless flash system for beginners

Learn how to get started with Canon's easy wireless flash system, which lets you trigger an external flash unit using your dSLR.

By November 12, 2014

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What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

Audio Return Channel is a useful feature, in certain situations, built into TVs, receivers, and soundbars. It lets you send audio from a TV back down to a soundbar or receiver. Here's why you might want it, and why you might not.

By August 8, 2014

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Pioneer debuts Atmos-friendly speakers and receivers, full system starts at $4,750

Pioneer's new Elite-branded speaker system was designed by Andrew Jones and features top-mounted drivers.

By June 25, 2014

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A sweet-sounding, budget-priced audiophile stereo system

The Audiophiliac auditions an awesome little hi-fi, priced from little as $880!

By June 14, 2014

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Instead of a receiver, would a stereo integrated amplifier be a better alternative?

The Audiophiliac tests the NAD C 356BEE integrated amplifier.

By December 17, 2014

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How to save the AV receiver

AV receivers are embarrassingly backward compared with the rest of your home theater gear. Here's how they can get back on track.

By December 15, 2014

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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 November 24, 2014