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Best speakers of 2014

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

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Philips Blu-ray Surround Base HTB3525B

The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.

July 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 25, 2014
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Vizio S5451w-C2

The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.

June 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating June 17, 2014
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Which one's best for you?: Samsung Galaxy Tab S vs. Note vs. Pro

Samsung releases more tablets than any other device in its Galaxy. We highlight the differences between its three premium lineups.

By June 12, 2014

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Yamaha YSP-1400

Yamaha's YSP-1400 brings the company's Digital Sound Projector technology to a budget price point, but a couple of caveats keep it from being a standout sound bar.

February 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 20, 2014
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LG G3 vs. HTC One M8 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

See how LG's latest flagship smartphone compares to the other top smartphones of 2014.

By May 27, 2014

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Beats by Dre Studio vs. Bose Quiet Comfort 15

Brian Tong breaks down what makes both of these flagship $300 headphones different from each other.

By April 30, 2013

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HDMI vs. DisplayPort vs. DVI vs. VGA: Which connection to choose?

If you're looking to connect a computer to a TV or monitor, your choices are HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI, and VGA. What's the best connection?

By December 10, 2013

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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By December 13, 2013

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air 13" 2014

Microsoft made a direct comparison between the Surface Pro 3 and the MacBook Air 13", so we're throwing them into the Prizefight Ring to settle the score once and for all. Let's get it on!

By July 21, 2014

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Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Roku 3: Which media streamer should you buy?

All three of the most popular streamers have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.

By February 6, 2014