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Hands-on with Vizio's 5.1 sound bar, Best of CES nominee (pictures)

CNET takes a hands-on look at Vizio's newly announced 5.1 sound bar, with wireless rear speakers, an innovative remote, and slick front-panel display.

13 Images By January 9, 2013

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Dolby adds a new dimension to sound

Coming later this year, Dolby takes its professional Atmos theater sound technology to the home theater market.

By June 28, 2014

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Behind the painstaking work of creating video game sound effects

Behind-the-scenes at Sony

By March 24, 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 December 13, 2013

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 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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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 June 17, 2014

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Rich people can scheme in secret with £6,750 Vertu Signature Touch

The titanium, sapphire and calfskin Vertu Signature Touch smartphone costs thousands but gets you into the most exclusive clubs.

By June 3, 2014

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How to prepare your TV for watching the World Cup

In a few short weeks the world will be consumed by soccer, er, football. Whether you're a casual, every-four-year watcher or a die-hard hooligan, here's a few ideas to improve the watching and listening experience.

By May 30, 2014

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'Breaking Bad' to get 4K treatment on Netflix

Remastering is almost done, meaning the series will stream in super-high-def and feature 5.1-channel surround sound.

By May 8, 2014