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hi-fi repair

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Grey market products: not always cheaper

We compare some prices for popular products from the grey market and local retailers to work out if there are still significant savings from buying imported electronics.

By December 18, 2013

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Are audiophiles wasting their money on expensive gear?

Audiophiles take great pleasure in their hobby. Is it really any different than wine snobs or guys who collect Corvettes?

By June 30, 2013

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Records made of ice, cool again

Proving that vinyl is cool again, a Swedish indie band has made its newest single out of ice, and it actually works!

By January 2, 2013

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Hand-crafted audio artistry from NYC

Blackie Pagano builds custom gear, and counts David Bowie, Nada Surf, and the Strokes as customers.

By June 30, 2012

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What to do when your hi-fi breaks

Your hi-fi or home theater conked out, who you gonna call? First try the retailer who sold it to you, failing that contact the manufacturer.

By May 19, 2009

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Without AT&T, what's next for T-Mobile? (Ask Maggie)

This week's Ask Maggie explains why it's unlikely T-Mobile will be gobbled up by another competitor who will force it to become a CDMA carrier.

By September 2, 2011

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As brick-and-mortar audio shops fade away, who loses?

Back in the day, hi-fi buyers auditioned gear with their own two ears. Now, it's about shopping online for the best deal. Is that a good idea?

By August 25, 2010

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Air Studios: Is this the most expensive screw in the world?

We went to see Pioneer yesterday about its new Air Studios-certified SACD player, the PD-D9MK2, and heard a scintillating anecdote about a tiny little screw

By July 15, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud 758: Return of the living MicroHoo

The rotten corpse of the Microsoft-Yahoo merger has apparently reanimated itself and is wandering down Wall Street, munching on the brains of News Corp. and Time Warner, recruiting them to its unholy cause.

By July 2, 2008

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Buzz Out Loud 663: The power of Blu-Ray compels you

Blu-Ray wins, we try to exorcise our studio of its many demons, and speaking of demons, the digital photo frame infestation turns hellish.

By February 19, 2008