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Raumfeld WiFi Soundbar review: This speaker and subwoofer duo delivers a powerful 1-2 punch

The combo delivers very solid performances with both movies and music, and it can be incorporated into a multi-room audio system.

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Raumfeld Stereo M bookshelf speakers review: Old-school style, state-of-the-art features

These loudspeakers only look like they came from a '70s catalog.

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Raumfeld multi-room audio system review: Watch your back, Sonos

A newish audio company from Germany takes on market leader Sonos and scores some solid points.

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Raumfeld One S wireless speaker review: Plenty loud

The smallest and least expensive powered speaker in the Raumfeld lineup punches way above its weight class.

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Pronto Peel universal remote control review: Cheap and relatively powerful, but you get what you pay for

As long as your hardware has an IR receiver, and doesn’t rely on Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or some other technology, the Pronto can probably control it.

The Triby has integrated Spotify Connect support

Triby review: Alexa transforms a silly gadget into a family-oriented digital assistant

It's just like Amazon's Echo, but with an E-Ink display, VoIP service, batteries, and magnets so you can stick it on your fridge.

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Sugr Cube wireless speaker review: Innovative features, beautiful design, great sound

Sugr puts a unique spin on the wireless speaker.

Pioneer's XDP-100R Hi-Res Audio Player

Pioneer XDP-100R review: This polished and flexible high-resolution audio player is loaded with features

Pioneer's great-sounding, feature rich, Android-based player's only major drawbacks are its lack of MacOS support and its bulky size.

Hi-res digital audio player roundup. Players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle face-off.

Best mid-priced high-resolution digital audio player: Which DAP reigns supreme?

We review hi-res audio players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle; one shines above all the others.

Questyle hi-res audio player

Questyle QP1R review: This high-res digital audio player sounds superb, but it's held back by a quirky click wheel

If you can get past its functional quirks, Questyle's player will reward you with lush, satisfying sound.

Ray Super Remote

Ray Super Remote review: Almost super, definitely pricey

This universal remote wants to be your living-room’s everything, but it doesn’t quite swing it.

Pantelligent Smart Pan

Pantelligent Smart Pan review: This skillet delivers the goods

Outfitted with a temperature sensor, a Bluetooth radio, and WeMo integration, this sturdy no-stick skillet can help you create perfectly cooked dishes.

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Krups EA815050 Essential Espresso Machine review: It makes great coffee with very little effort on your part

For those who’d rather spend their time drinking great coffee than learning how to be a barista.

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Iris by Lowe's (second generation) review: Good features, diverse ecosystem

Lowe's is building a second level on its solid connected-home foundation, and making intriguing promises for future expansion.