Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg covers high-end audio news and reviews.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
Gibson has taken a guitar cable and melded a compact Tascam recorder right into the middle of it to record your noodling for posterity.
Sporting Android 4.3, a Snapdragon 800 CPU, and a 13-megapixel camera, the Grand S II is ZTE's newest marquee smartphone.
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Vizio's new Vizio Co-Star LT smart-TV box has an HDMI input for integrating cable and onboard apps.
Beyerdynamic's DX 160 iE and DX 120 iE, two contenders for best sounding in-ear headphones for around $100.
Polk Audio's new Woodbourne speaker has a gorgeous mahogany wood top and supports both Bluetooth and AirPlay.