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stereo vs. surround

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Do you remember your first speaker?

What was your first speaker you had a long-term relationship with?

By February 21, 2015

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Best speakers of 2015

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

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Backstage at the Oscars: Transforming the Dolby Theatre for the show

On a normal day, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood is a movie theater, with the surrounding shopping complex overrun by tourists. It's hard to believe this is the home of the Oscars -- which makes the transformation even more impressive.

By February 21, 2015

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Logitech X300 Mobile Wireless Stereo speaker

At around $60 online, the decently performing and well-designed Logitech X300 is a relative bargain in the mini Bluetooth speaker category.

By July 8, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 8, 2014
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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20 per month live TV package with 14 channels, including ESPN, TNT, CNN, HGTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?

By January 20, 2015

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CES 2015 taught us the wireless audio future is now

At this year's CES, audio was about wireless connectivity and decluttering, and this is something that makers of technologies like Dolby Atmos could learn from.

By January 9, 2015

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LG Ultra HD 4K LCD TVs at CES 2015: ColorPrime time

LG is touting its ColorPrime branding on its 2015 lineup of 4K LCD TVs, which includes models with Quantum Dot and others with Wide Color LED technology.

By December 29, 2014

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Systematic: The Aura Note V2 all-in-one digital player/amplifier

A high-end all-in-one digital player-amplifier system from April Music wows the Audiophiliac.

By December 27, 2014

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May the force be with you: Outlaw Audio Ultra X12 subwoofer

Big subs have huge advanatages over compact subs, so yet again the lesson is clear: for the best sound quality, size matters!

By December 23, 2014

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How to save the AV receiver

AV receivers are embarrassingly backward compared with the rest of your home theater gear. Here's how they can get back on track.

By December 15, 2014

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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