36848 Results for

practical home theater: a guide to audio and video systems

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Sony SRS-X5

While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2014
Editors' Take

Bose SoundTouch Controller

The Bose SoundTouch Controller is a $99 wall-mountable remote for Bose's wireless audio systems -- but it can control only one unit at a time.

July 15, 2014

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Sony SRS-X3 Bluetooth Speaker

With comparably good sound for its size and the addition of speakerphone features, the Sony SRS-X3 mini Bluetooth speaker measures up well against the pricier Bose SoundLink Mini.

August 1, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2014
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Power Practical PowerPot V

The Power Practical PowerPot V is a useful gadget for connected outdoor-types, and $149 seems like a fair price for anywhere charging capability -- whether you're camping under the stars or hanging out at home during a power outage.

January 23, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating January 23, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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Home theater gifts for a digital media-loving grad

With physical media on its way out, we've rounded up all the best home theater gifts for grads that are built around streaming the best movies, TV shows and music that's available.

9 Images By April 14, 2014

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Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III

Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.

February 18, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating February 18, 2014
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Bose VideoWave II

The first Bose VideoWave impressed with its surround sound, but the attached TV fell behind the times. The VideoWave II looks more likely to sweep us off our feet.

November 14, 2012

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Home Audio Buying Guide

Buying a home audio system can be baffling, but it doesn't have to be. We tell you what's important, what to ignore, and how to get the biggest bang for your buck.

By November 27, 2013

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Plaid Systems Eve Ecosystem

The Eve Irrigation controller uses the Adam moisture sensor and weather info from SmartThings to set up a perfect watering schedule.

August 19, 2014

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Bose QuietComfort 20

Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.

October 31, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 31, 2013