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Naim Audio Uniti Atom review: This is a magnificent music streamer

Exquisite design plus impeccable craftsmanship on the Naim Audio Unit Atom equal sonic bliss.

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X-Fi Sonic Carrier review: Home theater of the absurd

Creative Technology's X-Fi Sonic Carrier is without reservation the finest soundbar on the market. But for the money, is it better than conventional surround sound?

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Aurvana Trio in-ear-headphone review: These balanced-armature headphones are a solid sonic value

Value is the name of the game when it comes to the Aurvana Trio. You'll find lots of high-end features in these modestly priced headphones.

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How Assistant could help Google take over your living room

JBL's Link Bar isn't just another Android TV device. It's a Trojan horse designed to help Google get a leg up on Roku, Amazon, and Apple in the living room.

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Google has subtly retooled its smart TV plans

Android TV, Google's long-neglected streaming-box platform, is showing new signs of life.

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How Google Assistant and Android TV power JBL's Link Bar

JBL’s new Link Bar isn’t just a soundbar—it’s a Google Home, Android TV streamer, and smart entertainment hub all wrapped up into one sleek device.

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Urbanears Baggen and Stammen wireless speakers review: A multi-room audio system with old-school Hi-Fi charm

Bug-squashing firmware updates have improved this system, but it’s still not best in class.

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Periodic Audio Be in-ear-headphone review: These beryllium-based headphones sound oh so sweet

These headphones worth every penny of their asking price.

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Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

The Tablo Dual Lite is the best DVR for most cord-cutters, though some sticking points haven't changed.

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 18 Ultra review: Still the best, and now a little bit better

There is no higher-quality video player available for Windows. It's a bit pricey, but PowerDVD Ultra is also the only software that can play Ultra HD Blu-ray discs on your computer.

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Q Acoustics' all-new 3000i speaker lineup promises to extend the company's bang-for-the-buck hi-fi tradition

Refinement, not revolution, takes center stage in this redesign.

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Astell&Kern Kann review: This high-resolution digital audio player delivers sweet sound, but with a steep price tag

An intoxicating sonic experience from a hi-res audio player that's as heavy as it is expensive.

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Anker SoundCore Boost Bluetooth speaker review: This little box delivers more thump than you'd think

For the price, this 12-hour box sounds very good. It has the punch that many speakers in its class lack, as well as a surprising amount of thump.

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Avantree TC418 Bluetooth transmitter review: Play your legacy audio gear through any Bluetooth speaker

When you want to stream from older audio equipment that doesn't understand Bluetoth, all you need is this handy, dual transmitter box. It's also useful for computers without Bluetooth audio output.

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Next-gen TV to usher in viewer tracking and personalized ads along with 4K broadcasts

The new US digital TV standard includes closer tracking of viewing habits and could be a privacy nightmare

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Vizio courts cord cutters, challenges OLED, and adds new HDR options to its 2018 smart TV lineup

The manufacturer is stepping up its soundbar game with Dolby Atmos models, too.