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The new Sonos Playbase is an amazingly thin speaker for flat-screen TVs

The $699 Playbase packs 10 drivers and 10 discrete amplifiers into a cabinet that’s just 2.28 inches high.

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13 outrageous loudspeakers that blew us away at CES

If you’re looking for high-end speakers at CES, the High-Performance Audio exhibits at the Venetian are always the place to go.

Onkyo's new SBT-A500 network soundbar

The guts of Onkyo's SBT-A500 sound bar come in an external box to give the speaker an ultra-low profile

Onkyo's ultra-low profile soundbar and wireless subwoofer will support Dolby Atmos, DTS Play-Fi, Apple AirPlay, and all the streaming services you know and love.

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15 of the most impressive Bluetooth speakers at CES 2017

This year's crop of portable Bluetooth speakers is both powerful and versatile.

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Soundcast’s VGX series of high-end outdoor wireless speakers will support Play-Fi

The 19-inch tall VG7 in particular blew us away in a demo; we didn’t hear a better Bluetooth speaker anywhere at CES.

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Onkyo's VC-FLX1 smart speaker combines Alexa, sensors, and a webcam

This smart speaker doesn’t just sound good. Its on-board camera, temperature, and humidity sensors can let you know what’s happening and alert you in an emergency.

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JBL's BassPro Go is a whacky car subwoofer that converts into a portable Bluetooth speaker

JBL's BassPro Go, Playlist with Chromecast, and Cinema SB450 soundbar with wireless sub demonstrate innovation and refinement in the expanding wireless streaming speaker market.

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Dolby's luscious Atmos surround sound is coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One

Dolby Atmos is coming to most of the Windows 10 world in 2017, including PCs, tablets, and Xbox consoles.

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Alexa offers steep, exclusive deals in Amazon's first 'voice shopping weekend'

Amazon kicks off holiday shopping with an Alexa-powered, shop-by-voice weekend.

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Sonos comes to the Apple store, but what does that mean for Beats speakers?

Buying a Sonos home speaker from Apple will also get you a free gift card to try Apple Music.

Amazon Alexa is coming to Denon's Heos wireless audio platform in 2017.

Denon is adding voice commands to its HEOS multi-room audio system via Amazon's Alexa

Which company will get there first, Denon or Sonos?

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Amazon's revamped Echo Dot is cheaper than ever and finally available to everyone

Amazon's second-generation Dot is built (and priced) to work in teams.

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Sonos speakers to get voice control in 2017, with a big assist from Amazon's Alexa

Sonos is giving its speaker experience a boost with app improvements, deeper Spotify integration, and Alexa's assistance.

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Yamaha's new YAS-106 sound bar supports 4K UHD video

The budget-priced home-theater speaker is slimmer and more stylish than previous models, and it delivers multi-channel audio.

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Xounts Up hands-on preview: Two parts wireless speaker, one part objet d'art

Looking for something different in home audio gear? This speaker/light show fits the bill.