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Braven BRV-1

If you're looking for a compact rugged, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker, the Braven BRV-1 is worth considering now that its street price has dropped to closer to $100.

By Apr. 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 10, 2014
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Behind the sounds of Infamous: Second Son

Creating a video game hero with superpowers like smoke and neon means figuring out what they should sound like. Sony took CNET behind the scenes to show us how it created the sound effects for new PS4 game Infamous: Second Son.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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The sounds of Smaug and others from the 'Hobbit'

Go behind the scenes of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" with Christopher Boyes, the Oscar-nominated sound mixer on the film. Hear how he collaborated with filmmaker Peter Jackson and how he used Dolby Atmos sound technology to create a more menacing Smaug.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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2014 Aston Martin Rapide S

It's a stunner of a car that happens to seat four, though its beautiful interior is in dire need of a high-tech makeover.

By Dec. 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 17, 2013

MSRP: $199,950.00

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The mind-bending sounds of the theremin

The Audiophiliac's remarkable encounter with newly created versions of the first electronic instrument, the theremin; space-age sounds abound!

By Nov. 2, 2013

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By Feb. 28, 2014

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Google acquires password sounds startup SlickLogin

Company's technology uses high-frequency sounds for Web site identity verification.

By Feb. 16, 2014

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Terraria for iOS

Terraria is an incredibly involved and challenging game that's worth buying as long as you play it on the iPad.

By Sep. 6, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 6, 2013

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Crazy sounds at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

William Kentridge's brilliant "The Refusal of Time" combines large multiscreen videos and eight-channel audio to great effect.

By Nov. 24, 2013

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Divoom Bluetune Solo wireless Bluetooth speaker

As far as tiny wireless speakers go, the Divoom Bluetune Solo stacks up well against the competition, with an attractive design, good features, and relatively decent sound.

By Aug. 7, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 7, 2013

MSRP: $49.99