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5.1 surround

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How to get your TV ready for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is coming up soon. Chances are you'll be watching it on a TV, possibly along with a bunch of other people. Here's how to get the most out of your display.

By January 29, 2016

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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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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

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Philips gives portable 5.1 audio with the Fidelio E5

Philips Fidelio "stereo" speakers transform into wireless 5.1 surround sound take the tops off these chic speakers for an instant wireless surround sound system.

By January 9, 2014

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Harman Kardon HKTS 20BQ review: Stylish surround speakers for less than $500

The Harman Kardon HKTS 20BQ is a very stylish and affordable 5.1 speaker system with a particularly detailed sound, but it's not our top pick for a system this size.

By July 11, 2011

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Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1 review: Ultrasmall surround sound for $500

CNET reviews the Boston Acoustics SoundWare XS 5.1, finding it to be an exceptionally compact system that sounds great for its size--although larger systems sound even better.

By June 29, 2011

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Why did SACD, DVD-A, and Blu-ray fail as music surround formats?

SACD and DVD-A pinned their futures to the hope that there was a market for 5.1-channel music, and flopped. Now Blu-ray is making an even feebler attempt.

By June 25, 2011

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Poll: Who needs home theater surround speakers?

It's a given that most home theater buyers own 5.1 or 7.1 channel receivers, but do they actually hook up five, six, or seven speakers, and a subwoofer?

By June 5, 2011

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Logitech Z906 speakers drive surround sound to your man-tuary

Logitech's latest flagship 5.1 speaker set adds new styling and a few performance upgrades.

By March 9, 2011