Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
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The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive, ultrabook.
Polk Audio's new Woodbourne speaker has a gorgeous mahogany wood top and supports both Bluetooth and AirPlay.
The Audiophiliac auditions an audiophile hi-fi that's ideal for cramped apartments.
Beyerdynamic's DX 160 iE and DX 120 iE, two contenders for best sounding in-ear headphones for around $100.
The Audiophiliac found a lot to like about the new Rotel RA-1570 amp, for hi-fi and stereo home theater applications.
Meridian's new Prime desktop amp is seriously compact, and the sound is astonishing!
Although it doesn't have LTE, the ZTE Nubia 5's impressive specs and reliable performance make it a great value for an unlocked, high-end phone.
2012 The End Escape is an excellent time waster with plenty to keep you involved as you escape the alien apocalypse. If you can ignore the terrible sound effects and don't mind doing several runs, this game can be a lot of fun with plenty of vehicles to unlock and cool things to discover.
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The Sperling Heavyweight Turntable L-1 looks and feels like a futuristic record player.
Small-screen gaming laptops are rare because they require serious engineering sleight of hand. The EON13-S walks the line between power and portability, but it would be so much cooler with a custom body.