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

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Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz XL wireless Bluetooth speaker

While it doesn't sound as good as its more expensive rivals, the Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz XL is the best big Bluetooth speaker you can get for under $100.

By Aug. 22, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 22, 2013
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Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz Curve Bluetooth speaker

Cambridge SoundWorks' Oontz Curve has some shortcomings and isn't head and shoulders above the rest of the tiny budget wireless Bluetooth speaker world, but you're not going to do too much better for $30.

By Jan. 15, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jan. 15, 2014
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Sony R520/R550 series

The big-screen Sony R520/R550 series offers the best value you'll see from the company this year.

By Nov. 25, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 25, 2013
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Dell XPS 13

Early versions of the Dell XPS 13 had promise, but lacked must-have features. Over time, the system slowly added a high-res display, then a touch screen, making the new 2014 version an ultrabook that hits nearly all the marks.

By Feb. 7, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Feb. 7, 2014
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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini

First-time smartphone buyers get a lot for a little with Samsung's year-old Galaxy S3 Mini, but keep in mind that this is no high-end performer.

By Oct. 3, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 3, 2013

MSRP: $248.99

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Motorola Droid Mini

If $100 is the most you can spend, the Motorola Droid Mini will fit the bill, but splurging on the handsome Moto X pays dividends later.

By Sep. 16, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Sep. 16, 2013

MSRP: $599.99

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Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz Bluetooth speaker

The Cambridge SoundWorks Oontz may not look incredibly swanky, but it delivers good sound, features, and battery life for its modest price point.

By Jun. 28, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jun. 28, 2013

MSRP: $69.99

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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.

By Mar. 5, 2014

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 5, 2014
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Meta smartwatch

The former designer at Vertu is giving Meta's new watch a facelift to climb to the top of the smartwatch fashion mountain.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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HTC Desire 300

With its low-resolution screen and dual-core processor, the HTC Desire 300 isn't going to impress hardened tech nerds. The promised low price, however, means it could be a good option for those of you on a budget.

By Sep. 3, 2013

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