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FBI quietly forms secretive Net-surveillance unit

CNET has learned that the FBI has formed a Domestic Communications Assistance Center, which is tasked with developing new electronic surveillance technologies, including intercepting Internet, wireless, and VoIP communications.

By May. 22, 2012

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Rate your AV receiver's autosetup program

Take the Audiophiliac challenge and see if you can get better sound with a DIY, manual setup.

By May. 19, 2013

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With FBI snooping on social media, how to protect privacy

The FBI is finding new ways to eavesdrop by intercepting Internet, wireless, and VoIP communications. CNET's Sumi Das breaks down what you need to know.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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Sony STR-DN840

The Sony STR-DN840 is by far the best AV receiver value of the year, offering tons of wireless connectivity and six HDMI inputs for well under $500.

Aug. 2, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Aug. 2, 2013
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Sony STR-DN1040

The Sony STR-DN1040 is a truly first-class AV receiver, boasting tons of wireless technology and a pretty user interface, at a premium price.

Jun. 14, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Jun. 14, 2013
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Sony STR-DN1020

The Sony STR-DN1020 isn't a bad AV receiver, but it lags behind its competitors in just about every attribute we consider important.

Aug. 12, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating Aug. 12, 2011
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Sony STR-DN1010

Sony's midrange AV receiver improves on its predecessor with new HDMI features like standby pass-through and 3D compatibility, but it lacks a compelling reason to pick it over its competitors.

Aug. 25, 2010

3 stars Editors' rating Aug. 25, 2010

MSRP: $499.99

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Sony STR-DN1030

The Sony STR-DN1030 is the only midrange AV receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making it one of best receiver values this year.

Jul. 10, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating Jul. 10, 2012
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Home theater automatic speaker calibration dos and don'ts

Auto speaker calibration is supposed to ease home theater setup hassles, but getting it right requires some homework.

By Aug. 8, 2010

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New Sony home theater systems for 2007

Sony's three new component-based home theater systems offer affordable pricing and full-size A/V receivers with plenty of A/V inputs.

By Feb. 27, 2007