18 Results for

playbar

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Sonos Playbar

The Sonos Playbar is cleverly designed and does great fake surround, but it's better suited to current Sonos customers than newcomers.

March 4, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 4, 2013
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Last.fm bands up with Spotify to offer on-demand tracks

Amping up their partnership, users can now immediately click and hear tracks licensed by Spotify on Last.fm's own site.

By January 29, 2014

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Sonos simplifies setup, removes the need to buy an expensive extra box

After a beta trial is finished, you won't need to buy a Sonos Bridge or wire a speaker to a router, saving $50 on a new system

By April 17, 2014

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Philips HTL5120

The Philips HTL5120's distinctive design, low price, and immersive sound make it a tempting budget sound bar pick, although its sound quality isn't a good match for purists.

March 26, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 26, 2014
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HDMI vs. optical: Which digital-audio connection to use?

When hooking up an audio system or sound bar, you generally have to choose an HDMI or optical digital-audio connection. Find out which one is better and why.

By March 13, 2014

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Onkyo LS-T10

The Onkyo LS-T10 sound stand feels well-built and sounds good with movies, but its lousy music performance makes it tough to recommend.

April 30, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating April 30, 2014
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Features, services and upgrades: the Sonos music revolution

In an industry where products are superseded annually, designing technology to be consistently upgraded over a decade of use is rare. But that's the Sonos approach to its wireless music revolution.

By September 24, 2013

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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By December 13, 2013

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Sonos launches Play:1 wireless speaker, updates system features

Sonos has launched an entry-level speaker, the Play:1, at a price set to compete with the wider Bluetooth speaker market. Plus, buyers get a free Bridge until the end of the year.

By October 16, 2013

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Three great-sounding affordable sound bars

Sound bars have always just been a step up from the yucky speakers built into TVs; the latest Sony, Vizio, and Sharp 'bars are breakthrough designs.

By May 15, 2013