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This just in: Big sound bases sound better than small sound bars

The new Zvox Soundbase.770 is a smart alternative to skinny sound bars, says the Audiophiliac.

By November 19, 2014

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Best speakers of 2014

CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, wireless speakers, and full surround sound systems.

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Hear the strange, surprising sounds of 3D printers and laser cutters

Artist Kyle Machulis records sounds hidden within Autodesk's modern industrial workshop in San Francisco, creating a jarring and oddly beautiful mechanical symphony.

By January 26, 2015

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Secret of 'Jurassic Park' raptor sounds? Tortoise sex

Dinosaurs may be visually terrifying but Lucasfilm sound designer Gary Rydstrom confirms that tortoises mating make for great velociraptor vocals.

By January 26, 2015

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Quite possibly the best-sounding headphones in the world

The Audiophiliac previews the ultimate Hifiman model, the HE1000.

By January 24, 2015

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Fluance XLHTB speakers offer big sound

The Fluance XLHTB is a head-turning set of speakers at a reasonable price and while it sounds perfectly fine in a home theater context it lacks the performance subtleties peers can offer.

By January 23, 2015

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Definitive Technology W Studio sound bar offers great sound at a luxury price

The excellent-sounding, elegant-looking Definitive Technology W Studio helps bring luxury to high-end sound bar buyers.

By October 29, 2014

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Sonic frontiers: Who needs great-sounding desktop speakers?

The Audiophiliac surveys the field of better desktop, aka 'nearfield' speakers, and likes what he hears.

By January 17, 2015

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Crew evacuated from part of space station after alarm sounds

NASA reports are all crew members are currently safe in the Russian section of the ISS, but work to determine the cause of the alarm is ongoing.

By January 14, 2015

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What's the biggest factor determining the sound of your music: Recording, mixing or mastering?

The Audiophiliac interviews mastering engineer Dave McNair about who should get most of the credit for great sounding recordings, and his answer may surprise you.

By January 14, 2015

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Watch out, Spotify, Tidal is upping the ante for streaming-music sound quality

The Audiophiliac explores the deep end of Tidal's new music subscription service, and he loves the lossless sound quality.

By January 10, 2015