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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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Best headphones of 2015

Headphones are available in a zillion styles, sizes, and price ranges. To help you cut through the clutter, we've assembled a list of top headphones by type and price.

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Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.

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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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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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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Silicon Valley's big acquisition mantra: Buy it, leave it alone

As tech giants try to figure out their place in the future, they're giving more autonomy to founders of companies they've swallowed up.

By January 24, 2015

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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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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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Creative Aurvana Live 2 headphone: Impressive sound for less than $100

While it sounds significantly different form the original Aurvana Live, this new model is also a very good over-the-ear headphone value.

By December 10, 2014

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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