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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, wireless speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Do you listen to the speakers built into your TV, tablet, or phone?

Most people aren't audiophiles and couldn't care less about sound quality. Are you one of them?

By August 23, 2014

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Sony HT-XT1

Sony's HT-XT1 sound stand is packed with features, looks sleek, and sounds great, making it a no-brainer upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers.

By April 25, 2014

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Braven 855s: Water-resistant Bluetooth speaker is built like a tank

If you're looking for a beefier portable wireless speaker to take outdoors, the $300 Braven 855s can pound out the tunes and has good battery life.

By May 5, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 2014

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When Bluetooth speakers bank on features

With so many premium portable Bluetooth speakers offering good design, good audio and loud playback, companies have turned to unique functionality to stand out in the crowd.

By August 31, 2014

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Emotiva's $49 gizmo makes it easier to adjust your desktop speakers' volume

Turning this exquisitely finished, solid aluminum knob is a downright sensual experience.

By August 9, 2014

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Leave it to the French to kick the sound of desktop/computer speakers up a notch

Focal isn't just a high-end speaker company, they also design studio monitors, the Audiophiliac checks out their affordable Alpha 50 pro speakers.

By July 26, 2014

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Zvox SoundBase 670 is a great speaker base for hard of hearing

The Zvox SoundBase 670 is a well-built speaker base which is great at boosting the intelligibility of TV broadcasts and sadly not so great at playing music.

By September 26, 2014

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Get a combination Bluetooth speaker, FM radio and mobile charger for $34.99

This compact Jack-of-all-trades also functions as a speakerphone and a receiver for non-Bluetooth devices like headphones and stereos.

By September 30, 2014

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Get a Logitech Z313 2.1-channel speaker system for $29

This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.

By September 17, 2014