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The Audiophiliac

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

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Best phones of 2014

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Oppo Find 7

Oppo may have packed the Find 7 with the latest and greatest specs, but it faces stiff competition from the LG G3, which has similar specs but a better design.

July 7, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 7, 2014
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ZTE Grand S Pro (U.S. Cellular)

The Grand S Pro is a good deal with a carrier agreement, but U.S. Cellular has other phones that are faster and more reliable.

June 23, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating June 23, 2014

MSRP: $249.00

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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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Toshiba Kirabook (2014)

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.

March 5, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating March 5, 2014
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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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ZTE Grand S II

Sporting Android 4.3, a Snapdragon 800 CPU, and a 13-megapixel camera, the Grand S II is ZTE's newest marquee smartphone.

January 7, 2014

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Polk Audio Woodbourne

Polk Audio's new Woodbourne speaker has a gorgeous mahogany wood top and supports both Bluetooth and AirPlay.

January 7, 2013

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Bose SoundTouch 20

The Bose SoundTouch 20 is a likeable streaming speaker with capable performance and great sound, but it needs to support more music services.

March 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 25, 2014
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ZTE Nubia 5 (unlocked)

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.

October 24, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 24, 2013

MSRP: $449.99

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Is high-end audio too expensive? Compared to what?

High-end audio is expensive, but so are high-end cars, watches, wines, and other pricey indulgences.

By May 24, 2014