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With the Y50 Touch, Lenovo has created a reasonably priced, not-too-big gaming laptop that doesn't look like a throwback. But the most serious PC gamers may want to hold out for a better display and faster GPU.
The Audiophiliac checks out the tiny, yet potent PSB Alpha PS1 speakers and SubSeries 100 subwoofer.
Logitech's Z323 speakers project adequate sound at low levels, but if you turn up the volume, the audio has an unacceptable lack of clarity and severely distorted bass. We recommend that you stay away from these speakers and spend an extra $10 on the Logitech Z523, one of the best speaker-plus-subwoofer systems in its price class.
We'd have a much easier time recommending the Logitech Z520's average sound quality and lack of features if it didn't cost $130. We'd rather point you toward the Logitech Z523 system that offers best-in-class sound quality (and a subwoofer to boot) at an affordable price.
Energy and Mirage are each introducing incredibly small, yet high performance satellite/subwoofer packages!
With the Bundle 150, Sonos continues to refine its excellent multiroom digital audio system--but the price remains high compared to alternative streaming audio products from Logitech and Apple.
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This refurbished three-piece system will vastly improve your desktop audio -- but consider it for a small TV, too.
The Audiophiliac finds a source for super cheap speakers.
Rather than reinvent the wheel, Sony's newest all-in-one car audio receiver pairs a brilliant 7-inch display with GPS navigation powered by TomTom. The result is almost the best of both worlds, but we'd like to see a bit more integration.
Panasonic's SC-BT200 is a 7.1 home theater system with built-in Blu-ray and solid sonics for the price, but it doesn't have the Netflix streaming found on some of its similarly priced competitors.