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Are brick-and-mortar hi-fi stores still relevant?

They certainly are, because in an actual store you can touch, see and compare the sound of products you might buy!

By Aug. 15, 2012

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A model for the future of brick-and-mortar hi-fi stores

Brick-and-mortar audio and home theater shops have been on the wane, but Northcoast Audio in Eureka, Calif., is bucking the trend.

By Jul. 14, 2013

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Would you like a brick-and-mortar headphone store in your town?

In a store you can compare a bunch of headphones before you buy one, and that's exactly what's happening in Bozeman, Mont.

By Mar. 9, 2014

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Can e-tailer Zappos demolish the brick-and-mortar model?

Making a play to attract fashionistas, the Amazon-owned online retailer tries its hand at social experiments in a bid to convince shoppers to abandon brick-and-mortar outlets for the Internet.

By Aug. 18, 2013

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TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker

While the TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker has a few small shortcomings, it delivers very good sound for its size and price and is well suited to both indoor and outdoor use with a sturdy, splashproof design.

By Jan. 24, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Jan. 24, 2014
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Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz Curve Bluetooth speaker

Cambridge SoundWorks' Oontz Curve has some shortcomings and isn't head and shoulders above the rest of the tiny budget wireless Bluetooth speaker world, but you're not going to do too much better for $30.

By Jan. 15, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 15, 2014
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Microsoft takes its battle with Apple to brick and mortar

commentary Microsoft is looking for the object of desire that will have people breaking down the doors at Microsoft stores and catapult Windows into mobile orbit.

By Jul. 11, 2012

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As brick-and-mortar audio shops fade away, who loses?

Back in the day, hi-fi buyers auditioned gear with their own two ears. Now, it's about shopping online for the best deal. Is that a good idea?

By Aug. 25, 2010

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Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz XL wireless Bluetooth speaker

While it doesn't sound as good as its more expensive rivals, the Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz XL is the best big Bluetooth speaker you can get for under $100.

By Aug. 22, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 22, 2013
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Ep. 19: Amazon's brick-and-mortar black hole

On today's show, Best Buy puts out a hypothetical survey starring the iTV, the iPod Nano's purported camera is too small for words, Amazon is trying to make things way too easy, and Emily's threshold for humiliation knows no bounds!

By Feb. 7, 2012