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Did the best speakers of the 1940s sound better than your speakers?

Speaker designers haven't learned all that much in the last 60-plus years, says the Audiophiliac.

By September 19, 2015


Amazon Echo teardown gets inside the smart speaker powered by the cloud

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Amazon Echo and shows you the tech that makes it a "smart" speaker.

By September 14, 2015


Wilson Sabrina speakers: Undoubtedly high-end, but gives music effortless clarity

The Audiophiliac rekindles a love affair with Wilson Audio speakers.

By September 6, 2015


Speakers and headphones all have 'drivers'? OK, what the heck are drivers?

The Audiophiliac breaks it down. Here's what you need to know.

By August 31, 2015


An iconic British monitor speaker is reborn

The Audiophiliac luxuriates with the sound of Falcon LS3/5a monitor speakers, inspired by the original 1970s BBC monitor speaker.

By August 26, 2015


Two speaker design types, flat panel or box: Which one's right for you?

The Magnepan MMG and Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR are two very different sounding speakers, so which one is best for you?

By August 5, 2015


Just 29 inches tall, the Davone Ray-S speaker is a force to be reckoned with

Beautifully crafted in Denmark, the Davone Ray-S, speakers' sound looms large.

By July 18, 2015


Can Samsung crack wireless audio with its dinosaur egg speakers?

Traditionally shying away from the audio business, the South Korean electronics giant is trying to make an impact with its new wireless speakers. CNET goes deep within Samsung's research facility to see if it has what it takes.

By June 18, 2015


In the 2016 Mazda MX-5's cockpit, even the Bose audio system is driver-focused

​The new Mazda MX-5 Miata's cabin is compact, but it's full of quirks and surprises, including a Bose audio system that hides speakers in the headrests and Lego-like cupholders.

By May 20, 2015


Starting over: Legendary designer Andrew Jones set to launch a brand new speaker line

The Andrew Jones-designed ELAC Debut speakers and subwoofers are expected to go on sale in the fall of 2015.

By May 19, 2015