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Best headphones of 2014

Headphones are available in a zillion styles, sizes, and price ranges. But we've cut through the clu

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HiFiMan RE-400

While they're light on extras, the well-priced HiFiMan RE-400s offer excellent, accurate sound that's aimed at audiophiles on a budget.

Apr. 16, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Apr. 16, 2013
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For the vinyl curious: A complete $380 hi-fi system for LPs & audio files

The Audiophiliac matches the Audio Technica AT LP60 turntable with a pair of Audioengine A2+ speakers -- the combination really clicked!

By Jun. 28, 2014

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Superlux HD681 headphones

Despite atrocious cosmetic qualities, the insanely cheap Superlux HD681 headphones have a sound that aspires to greatness and only narrowly misses the mark.

Aug. 13, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Aug. 13, 2013
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How to buy a hi-fi

Shopping for a home music system can be a daunting task, mostly because there are so many choices.

By Jan. 20, 2013

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Neato XV-21

The XV-21 is a great all-around robot vacuum and a viable Roomba alternative, but among Neatos, we'll stick with the brainier, similarly priced XV Signature Pro.

Feb. 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Feb. 27, 2014
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Samsung BD-F5900

The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.

Nov. 21, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Nov. 21, 2013
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ZTE Reef

The ZTE Reef stands out for its water-resistant skin, but skip to Virgin's other smartphones if you care more about getting the latest features and top-of-the-line performance.

Sep. 6, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating Sep. 6, 2013

MSRP: $149.99

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A model for the future of brick-and-mortar hi-fi stores

Brick-and-mortar audio and home theater shops have been on the wane, but Northcoast Audio in Eureka, Calif., is bucking the trend.

By Jul. 14, 2013

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BenQ W1080ST

The BenQ W1080ST short-throw DLP projector offers very good performance and extra placement flexibility, but the long-throw W1070 is a better deal.

Mar. 12, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Mar. 12, 2014
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How to buy a hi-fi system

Ask yourself: how big a system do you need, how much do you want to spend, and what are your priorities?

By Feb. 18, 2012