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Vizio S5451w-C2

The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.

Jun. 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Jun. 17, 2014
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PS4 software update adds support for Sony's wireless 7.1 virtual surround headsets

Version 1.60 update brings support for Sony's Pulse wireless stereo headsets and new $99.99 Gold Wireless Headset, which hits stores soon.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Vizio S4251w-B4

Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

May. 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating May. 14, 2013
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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 Feb. 9, 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 Dec. 13, 2013

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Yamaha YSP-1400

Yamaha's YSP-1400 brings the company's Digital Sound Projector technology to a budget price point, but a couple of caveats keep it from being a standout sound bar.

Feb. 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Feb. 20, 2014
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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-X1

Don't call this a phone -- despite its phone-like shape and voice-calling capabilities, the Panasonic insists that it's a slate.

Feb. 24, 2014

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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-E1

Join us as we take a look at the fully ruggedised slate from Panasonic that the company says is not a smartphone at all.

Feb. 24, 2014

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Nikon 1 AW1 (with 11-27.5mm Lens

The company announces the first waterproof interchangeable-lens compact.

Sep. 18, 2013

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Forza Motorsport 5 (Xbox One)

We take the Xbox One's racing launch title for a spin and see just how eerily realistic its player-generated, cloud-based AI opponents can be.

Nov. 6, 2013