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stereo vs. surround

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'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater

In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow's theater experience can't come home soon enough.

By May 22, 2015

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PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV: Streaming live TV compared

PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?

By March 18, 2015

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The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015

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Sling TV: Everything you need to know

Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV 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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Do I need a new AV receiver to go with my 4K TV?

Depending on how you plan to upgrade your other home theater gear for 4K, you may need a new AV receiver too. Here's the when, what and why (or why not).

By May 13, 2015

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Spotify Connect: What it is and how it works

If you're a Spotify Premium subscriber and want to unshackle your music from your phone to play on your home stereo system, Spotify Connect is the way to go. Here's everything you need to know.

By April 27, 2015

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Get Ausdom M06 Bluetooth headphones for $39.99

These comfy over-the-ear 'phones, which normally sell for $49.99, double as a headset for hands-free calls. Plus: free apps!

By April 16, 2015

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Dig this: I operated a giant excavator from 2,500km away

An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.

By March 5, 2015

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Does Dolby Atmos on a tablet live up to its cinematic sonic reputation?

Dolby has brought its multichannel movie technology to Lenovo mobile devices. But how do you go from 51 theatre-shaking speakers to two earbuds? We tried it out.

By March 2, 2015

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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