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The Audiophiliac

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

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Bose SoundTouch Controller

The Bose SoundTouch Controller is a $99 wall-mountable remote for Bose's wireless audio systems -- but it can control only one unit at a time.

July 15, 2014

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Quibbles aside, the Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones are a modestly improved version of the already spectacular model they're based on, and among the best-sounding pairs you'll find for less than $200.

May 21, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating May 21, 2014
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Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200

The Cambridge Audio Minx Air 200 is a big, well-designed wireless speaker that supports Bluetooth, AirPlay, and Internet radio, but its sound quality doesn't live up to its lofty high price.

June 5, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating June 5, 2013
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Sony SRS-X3 Bluetooth Speaker

With comparably good sound for its size and the addition of speakerphone features, the Sony SRS-X3 mini Bluetooth speaker measures up well against the pricier Bose SoundLink Mini.

August 1, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2014
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Sony SRS-X5

While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2014
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Dayton Audio B652

The Dayton Audio B652 speakers are the best-sounding stereo speakers you can buy for under $50.

May 21, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating May 21, 2012
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Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III

Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.

February 18, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 18, 2014
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This little Sony will pump up the sound of your headphones

The Audiophiliac oohs and aahs over Sony's portable PHA-2 digital converter and headphone amplifier.

By July 5, 2014

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Peachtree Audio Deepblue

Peachtree Audio's Deepblue makes deeper bass and plays louder than any other Bluetooth speaker we can remember, although its rough-around-the-edges feel won't suit everyone.

July 10, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 10, 2013

MSRP: $399.00

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Will the $400 Pono Music Player sound like a $27,500 stereo preamplifier?

The Ayre KX-R Twenty costs as much as a car, but its designer claims the Pono Player will sound almost as good as the preamp!

By May 31, 2014