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5.1 music

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SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System

The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.

By February 4, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 4, 2015
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Nexus 6 to land at Verizon on Thursday

The popular phone, which is already available at rival carriers, will sell for $250 and can be purchased online starting Thursday and in stores starting March 19.

By March 11, 2015

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Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By February 21, 2015

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The Audiophiliac chats with one of the world's top speaker designers

Pioneer's Andrew Jones discusses designing the new Elite Series of loudspeakers.

By February 14, 2015

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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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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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Every Black Friday tech deal we've found

We're tracking all the tech deals you'll want to know about for Black Friday this year. Keep coming back to this page to see the latest discounts you'll be able to snag.

By November 14, 2014

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At $400, this compact Sound Blaster X7 amplifier aims to shatter any audiophile's expectations

Creative Technology's Sound Blaster X7 is designed to be a powerful amplifier in a compact box. The device is slated to cost $400.

By October 30, 2014

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Sonos adds full Wi-Fi compatibility with latest software update

A free software upgrade finally allows Sonos streaming music systems to connect directly to home Wi-Fi networks.

By September 2, 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 February 9, 2014