231 Results for

lo-fi sound


Monoprice's $14.99 on-ear headphone is almost too good to be true

The Audiophiliac is known for his high-end tastes, but he found a lot to like about the new Monoprice Hi-Fi Lightweight On-Ear Headphones.

By November 4, 2015

Best products

Best headphones of 2015

Whether you're out listening to your MP3 player or out at home with your high-end stereo, your headphone choice is critical. Here we've picked our five favorites across every style and category, but if you already know which type of headphones you want, use the links at the left to get more options.


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Should we ban sex robots? Some scientists say yes, I say no

Commentary: Sexbots are no longer just sci-fi fantasies. While some scientists worry they're leading us down a dangerous path, CNET's Bonnie Burton is more concerned for the robots themselves.

By September 21, 2015


Rosetta's comet is singing, and it sounds like Predator

The Rosetta mission has picked up on a strange "song" being emitted from its comet buddy and it sounds an awful lot like a famous sci-fi alien.

By November 11, 2014


Geek overboard: Crossing the Atlantic on an old-school ship

CNET's Amanda Kooser relives the long-ago days of luxury ocean liner travel aboard the modern Queen Victoria, where white gloves meet Wi-Fi.

By May 9, 2015


Get a Denon 7.2-channel stereo receiver for $399

Designed for serious audiophiles and normally priced at $599, this top-rated powerhouse packs Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and eight (!) HDMI inputs.

By April 30, 2015


Play-Fi audio products get Spotify Connect

Play-Fi devices from the likes of Polk and Definitive Technology are now able to stream music over Wi-Fi using Spotify's mobile and desktop app.

By April 28, 2015


Google's Project Fi wants to fix your phone bill

The new wireless service is priced differently than other mobile plans - but it's only for the Nexus 6 smartphone. Bridget Carey explains how Project Fi could stir up change in the wireless industry.

By April 22, 2015


See how the 'Interstellar' robots walked on set as life-sized puppets, not CGI

A fascinating behind-the-scenes video shows how mobile metal cabinets TARS and CASE really walked among the actors of Christopher Nolan's sci-fi opus.

By March 27, 2015


Monster enters audio streaming game with SoundStage speakers

​Monster has announced three new Wi-Fi speakers as part of its new Monster SoundStage wireless music system, which also supports Bluetooth and TV audio.

By September 4, 2014