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Nyne Bass (review): A speaker you've never heard of that's worth a listen

While it's not supercompact, the $150/£125 Nyne Bass lives up to its name and outperforms many portable Bluetooth speakers that cost more.

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Apple's $3B Beats acquisition gets EU approval

Regulators say that the acquisition raises no competition concerns because the companies' combined market share is low.

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Leave it to the French to kick the sound of desktop/computer speakers up a notch

Focal isn't just a high-end speaker company, they also design studio monitors, the Audiophiliac checks out their affordable Alpha 50 pro speakers.

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How to pick the right headphones -- for you

The Audiophiliac gives headphone buyers a lot to think about.

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Bose sues Beats over patents on noise-canceling headphones

Bose says Beats' Studio and Studio Wireless headphones, soon to be owned by Apple, copy five of its patents.

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All-in-one sound bar handles Blu-ray, Netflix, and Bluetooth

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.

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3.5 stars Very good
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Crave giveaway: Grado SR80e headphones

Prick up your ears and win a pair of comfy on-ear headphones that cost less than $100 but boast impressive sound.

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Nyne Bass: Big sound from a $150 Bluetooth speaker

Nyne's current flagship model delivers surprisingly decent performance for its relatively affordable price tag.

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Philips' speaker base not for bass heads

The Philips Blu-ray Surround Base HTB3525B offers a compelling combination of useful features and appropriate performance at a bargain price.

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First there was analog sound, then digital, what's next?

The Audiophiliac ponders the ways we listen to recorded music.

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This ultimate portable music player will make your ears jump for joy

The HiFiMan HM-901 is a game changer: it's easily the best-sounding portable music player on the planet.

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Take a gander at these wild, weird, and wonderful audio designs

The Audiophiliac explores the extreme edges of the audio arts.

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