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The Audiophiliac

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.

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Best speakers of 2014

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

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Bowers & Wilkins Z2

The attractively designed $400 Bowers & Wilkins Z2 wireless speaker sounds pretty good and has a built-in Lightning dock, but it doesn't quite stand out enough in a crowded market.

November 5, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating November 5, 2013
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Bowers and Wilkins 685 S2

The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.

February 10, 2014

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

With its powerful processor, great camera, decent screen and gorgeous, waterproof design, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best small Android phone around.

January 28, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2014

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The 404 1,401: Where we get in the groove with Steve Guttenberg (podcast)

The end of the year wouldn't be complete without a penultimate appearance from CNET Audiophiliac Steve Guttenberg. We'll check in with the new Rough Trade record store in Brooklyn, sample a variety of hi-fi gear, and preview a movie about the best-selling band you've never heard of.

By December 12, 2013

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Sony Xperia Z1S

The Xperia Z1S is the most impressive smartphone Sony has ever sold on any carrier, but an inferior screen makes Samsung's Galaxy handsets better deals.

January 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 13, 2014

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Bowers & Wilkins P7

The company's new flagship model, the $400 P7, has an over-the-ear design and offers richer, more detailed sound with deep bass.

September 16, 2013

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The 404 1,353: Where we go 50 light-years away from Steve Guttenberg (podcast)

CNET Audiophiliac Steve Guttenberg is back, and he's wearing a shirt made of grapes. His list of today's talking points includes how to dodge a war, when and why the Internet will end, an interview with Steve Albini, and the story of a simple haircut that turned into a disaster.

By September 30, 2013

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Sony VAIO Signature Collection VPC-X115KX/N - 11.1 - Atom Z550 - Windows 7 Home Premium - 2 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD

Sony's bold experiment--a high-end luxury system with essentially Netbook components--makes an enviable coffee shop conversation piece, but one that includes some serious sticker shock.

November 2, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 2, 2009

MSRP: $1,499.00

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Sony Xperia Z1

Sony's flagship Xperia Z1 packs a Full HD display, a quad-core processor, and a whopping 20.7-megapixel camera into a waterproof body and wraps it in an aluminium frame.

September 4, 2013

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Sony gives away free movies, music for Xperia Z2, Z1, Z1S

A limited-time promotion sees Sony giving away hundreds of dollars worth of movies, music, and apps for the Xperia Z1, Z1S, and Z2.

By May 1, 2014