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loudspeakers

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Researchers 3D-print a fully functional loudspeaker

A team from Cornell University has managed to 3D-print an entire speaker -- coils, magnets, and all.

By December 17, 2013

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The $149 Chane A1rx-c speaker is almost too good to be true

The Audiophiliac discovers a new budget-priced, audiophile-grade speaker: the Chane A1rx-c!

By October 4, 2014

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Compact widgets turn tables into loudspeakers

Vibration speakers can convert windows, floors, and car roofs into loudspeakers. A range of the fist-sized devices are on display at CeBIT.

By March 6, 2013

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Headphone buying guide

In-ear vs. on-ear, circumaural vs. supraaural, open vs. closed back -- shopping for the right pair of headphones can be tough, but CNET's on the job with a buying guide to help you narrow down your choices.

By November 26, 2013

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Shellphone: Mother Nature crafts an iPhone loudspeaker

If the Little Mermaid had an iPhone, she would use a Shellphone to amplify the volume.

By December 3, 2012

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Apple patent could transform headphones into loudspeakers

In a new patent filing, the company sketches out headphones that can double as external speakers.

By November 8, 2012

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Sound bite: Despite Pono's promise, experts pan HD audio

By raising $4.3 million on Kickstarter, Neil Young's startup shows an appetite for better sound quality. The only hitch: experts say there's little point going beyond CD quality.

By March 20, 2014

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Come together: Rogue amplifier fuses the best of old and new tech

Straight out of Brodheadsville, Pa. comes an amp that uses vacuum tubes and Class D technology: the Rogue Sphinx is one of the sweetest amps around.

By February 12, 2014

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How small can a bona fide high-end headphone amplifier be?

Meridian's new Prime desktop amp is seriously compact, and the sound is astonishing!

By January 26, 2014

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Nanoribbons let beating hearts power their own pacemakers

Researchers show that materials called piezoelectrics, packaged onto flexible strips attached to animal hearts, can supply power for medical devices where batteries pose problems.

By January 20, 2014