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Panasonic brings Technics back to Europe with high-end hi-fi kit

Panasonic's well-known hi-fi brand is making a comeback, as the company lifts the lid on the first Technics hi-fi products in six years.

By September 3, 2014

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RIP, PSP: What the Vita can learn from Sony's late, great handheld

Sony's old gaming handheld is gone from this Earth. The Vita still has a slim fighting chance. But the handheld gaming landscape won't ever be the same again.

By June 6, 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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Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.

By December 19, 2013

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Spotify sets mobile music free. What took so long?

analysis Even for the music labels' darling, giving listeners their streaming preference -- mobile and free -- took Spotify a long time. Blame the slow healing of the music industry and the morass of music licensing.

By December 12, 2013

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Ericsson aims to bring cell signal everywhere, one Dot at a time

Ericsson introduces the Radio Dot System, which is designed to bring cell phone signal to hard-to-reach places, such as the inside of a big building.

By September 25, 2013

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UHD or 4K: What do you prefer?

CEA says "Ultra HD" or "UHD." Sony, and pith, says "4K." What do you prefer?

By September 19, 2013

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More data storage: how to fit 1000 terabytes on a DVD

We live in a world where digital information is exploding. Some 90 per cent of the world's data was generated in the past two years. The obvious question is: how can we store it all?

By June 20, 2013

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Get a Samsung Blu-ray player with Wi-Fi, apps for $45

The disc-based movie's days may be numbered, but Blu-ray is still the best way to enjoy pristine audio and video. Plus: two bonus deals!

By April 19, 2013

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Six tech features that should be standard in every new car

Today's optional equipment can become tomorrow's standard feature as cars evolve.

By February 19, 2013