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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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A sound bar for Sonos disciples

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

By March 4, 2013

Article

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

Article

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

Review

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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Philips Blu-ray Surround Base HTB3525B

The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.

July 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 25, 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

Review

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In an industry where products are superseded annually, designing technology to be consistently upgraded over a decade of use is rare.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

Article

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