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Can aptX give you better sound over Bluetooth?

Sound quality over Bluetooth is often lacking. A technology called aptX promises "CD-like" sound over Bluetooth. So what's aptX?

By May 23, 2014

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Rdio boosts streaming quality

Music-streaming service Rdio is updating its catalog to 320kbps for higher quality playback.

By April 28, 2014

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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How we test: Desktops

Learn about CNET's testing procedures for desktops.

By February 12, 2014

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What should you look for when choosing a car stereo?

Upgrading your car stereo's receiver is the one of the easiest ways to boost your dashboard tech. Here are the seven features we look for when making recommendations.

By January 24, 2014

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Say goodbye to Winamp as AOL shuts down the media player

There will be no more llama whipping for media player Winamp when parent company AOL closes it in December.

By November 20, 2013

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Guvera brings unlimited, free music-streaming to market

Aussie music streaming-service Guvera offers unlimited mobile and web listening for free to its users. We chat with Guvera's general manager for more insights into the deal.

By October 15, 2013

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Igbloo is a Bluetooth speaker actually worth listening to

Igbloo is a crowdfunded Bluetooth doohickey that connects your phone or music player of choice to your hi-fi system.

By October 9, 2013

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The Brick takes mobile phones back to the '80s

British phone manufacturer Binatone has unveiled The Brick, a mobile phone with a distinctly 1980s aesthetic -- and more than three months of standby time.

By September 11, 2013

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FiiO's nifty $200 portable high-resolution music player is a knockout

The Audiophiliac spends some quality time with FiiO's little X3, an awesome 192kHz/24-bit music player/headphone amplifier; it also sounds sweet with MP3s.

By September 7, 2013