Jonathan Takiff

Freelance contributor

Jonathan Takiff is a veteran tech and entertainment writer based in Philadelphia. A long time staffer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com, his work has also appeared in numerous publications including Sound & Vision, Playboy, and Popular Science.

Tivoli Audio Andiamo Bluetooth speaker review: Great looks, upscale performance, primo price

Q Acoustics 3020i bookshelf speaker review: A definite contender for best-in-class status

Q Acoustics 3020i bookshelf speaker review: A definite contender for best-in-class status

What’s the opposite of sticker shock? It’s hard to believe these speakers are this inexpensive.

JBL Link 300 review: This Google Assistant-powered speaker delivers multi-room sound and smart home skills

JBL Link 300 review: This Google Assistant-powered speaker delivers multi-room sound and smart home skills

Shake your money maker with the middle of JBL’s Link series of smart speakers.

Bose Sleepbuds review: These wireless earbuds are designed carry you to la-la-land

Bose Sleepbuds review: These wireless earbuds are designed carry you to la-la-land

The noted headphone manufacturer applies its noise-handling expertise to help you get a better night’s sleep.

Como Audio Musica review: This lovingly crafted speaker is all kinds of music to our ears

Como Audio Musica review: This lovingly crafted speaker is all kinds of music to our ears

It’s the Swiss Army Knife of micro stereo systems.

Shinola Bookshelf Speakers review: Grandly waving the flag for U.S. audio technology

Shinola Bookshelf Speakers review: Grandly waving the flag for U.S. audio technology

Compact design, excellent performance, and versatile connectivity render these monitors a must-hear collaboration.

Como Audio Amico review: This wireless music-streaming speaker can go where you go

Como Audio Amico review: This wireless music-streaming speaker can go where you go

Fashionable design and high-quality sound get this streaming speaker in the door; its ability to tune in everything from FM radio to Spotify and internet radio will convince you to take it with you.

AirTV’s new tuner carries broadcast TV on—and beyond—your home network

AirTV’s new tuner carries broadcast TV on—and beyond—your home network

Dual tuners let you distribute two channels within your home, and you can stream one channel outside it.

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

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.

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

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.

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