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Buy a refurbished HomePod for more than $100 off

The less expensive the HomePod gets, the more attractive it becomes.

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The best Bluetooth earbuds of 2019

We put popular Bluetooth earbud and earphone models through their paces to find the best in the bunch.

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Q Acoustics’ Concept 300, first impressions: These speakers make a bold statement

The out-of-this-world tripods they rest on render them more like tower speakers than bookshelf models.

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The first Sonos architectural speakers are available for preorder

The Sonos multi-room audio company has partnered with Sonance to design in-wall and outdoor passive speakers for its Sonos Amp.

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Riva Concert speaker review: A smart speaker that sounds good, too

This sweet-sounding speaker is built to satisfy the music lover, and it's outfitted with high-end features you don't typically see at this price.

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HomePod gets a $70 discount at Best Buy

If you’ve been waiting for a discount on Apple’s speaker, this deal should be music to your ears.

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Harman Kardon Enchant 800 soundbar review: There are many better values in home audio

This Harman Kardon soundbar beats the audio quality of a TV's onboard speakers, but other options offer far better value.

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Loopback 2 review: Elevates the interface for sophisticated sound routing in macOS

This pro-level audio input mixer app for Mac is useful for musicians, DJs, audio engineers, and podcasters.

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The Technics Grand Class SL-G700 Network Super Audio CD Player plays discs and streams high-res music

Audiophiles still love listening to music on disc, but this high-end SACD player can also stream tunes from any source on your network—including the internet.

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JBL Everest 710GA headphones review: Superb sound and Google Assistant on demand

JBL's latest wireless headphones can broadcast your music to other Bluetooth headphones, letting you share the fun with friends. And many will find it handy to have Google Assistant available at a touch.

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Fiio M7 digital audio player review: aptX HD and LDAC support for streaming high-res audio over Bluetooth

This entry-level player delivers wireless high-resolution audio in a pocket-sized package for the audiophile on the go, but it's dearth of features might be too bare bones for some.

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TaoTronics TT-BH060 Bluetooth headphones review: Affordable noise cancellation, but the sound lacks sparkle

TaoTronics TT-BH060 headphones feature noise cancellation and a very comfortable design, as well as supporting Bluetooth 5.0. But the sound leans heavily towards the bottom end of the spectrum and lacks high-end brilliance.

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Cambridge Audio’s exquisite Alva TT turntable is the first to support aptX HD for wireless streaming

The British high-end audio manufacturer shows off the most convenient way to enjoy your vinyl collection.

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Sony’s “Future of Sound” CES demo recasts surround sound in an even more embracing form

Think Dolby Atmos, but designed to be experienced with headphones.

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TCL to ship a variety of HEDphones in 2019

TCL's going big time into the headphone business with four lines covering just about every market niche.

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Shure SE535 in-ear headphones review: Great sound and upgradeability, but a steep price tag undermines the fun

The Shure SE535 deliver luxurious performance at a starting price of $449. Adding the optional RMCE-BT2 module delivers Bluetooth 5 and aptX HD support for 24-bit audio, but adds another $149 to your bill of sale.

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Bose Soundbar 500 review: Alexa, make me a sleek, smart sound bar

Bose's mid-range soundbar needs a bit of tonal adjustment to sound its best, but it provides a great way to incorporate Amazon's Alexa into your home theater.

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Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth speaker review: Large and in charge in the great outdoors

The weatherized Soundcast VG5 pumps out the bass that's so often lacking in outdoor speakers. But it's truly for outdoor or large spaces, not the average indoor space.

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LG's new soundbars offer Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Google Assistant integration

LG prempts CES with announcements of three new soundbars that support Dolby Atmos and DTS:X surround, plus Google Assistant integration.

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The five coolest tech products that should have arrived in 2018 but didn't

Don't call them vaporware just yet, but there are some cool things that missed the 2018 deadline.

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