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LG G3 Quick Circle Case – Hands On 1:35

The case is called the QuickCircle, and it offers a look into the soul of the new device. A circular window on the front of the folder-like design lets the phone keep you informed without having to mess around open up the cover.
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First Look: Sony HT-CT770 sound bar 1:23

Check out our full written Sony HT-CT770 review. Sony's new push for a leg up in consumer audio includes an impressive new effort in the sound bar genre, the CT770. Check out the video to see our first look at this sleekly-styled…
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Oppo calls its HA-1 a headphone amp, we call it pure audiophile awesomeness 3:13

Oppo makes some of the most revered universal disc players on the market, and the HA-1 appears to be the culmination of everything the company has learned in the past few years. In our video we get up close with the HA-1, and show…
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Is that a humidor or headphones? Oppo’s super chic PM-1 deliver the wow from the outside in 3:17

Given Oppo's stellar reputation as a maker of some of the world's best universal disc players, it comes as no surprise that the company's first go at a headphone is a huge winner. Check out what makes the PM-1 so special.
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A first look at Samsung’s HU9000 series curved Ultra HD TV 2:09

We're having a tough time wrapping our heads around the fact that the HU9000 is an LED TV. Right out of the box, its picture looks closer to that of a plasma TV than we've seen from any LED/LCD television. Watch our video to see…
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First look: Samsung HW-H550 sound bar 1:20

Samsung manages to pack a whole lot of sound into its latest budget sound bar, with a slim and sexy form factor to boot. Click the link to check out our first hands-on with the new HW-H550.
Apple

A closer look at CarPlay: Insights from our hands-on experience 3:28

In this video, we explain why it is we think CarPlay is such a big deal, and show how it works with your iPhone and Pioneer's NEX-series in-dash receivers to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.
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Hands on with Apple CarPlay 5:01

Previously, getting CarPlay in your car has meant, well, getting a new car. But with Pioneer’s NEX receivers tepping up to CarPlay can be done without buying a brand new Ferrari, Mercedes or Volvo.
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A first look at the Zvox Soundbase 555 surround speaker system 2:36

Zvox is a pioneer of the soundbase concept, a speaker platform that doubles as a TV stand and is a good alternative to a sound bar. The 555 is its latest effort, and one that stresses sound quality as its most admirable attribute.
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A first look at Kinivo’s ridiculously affordable M2 multi-media speaker system 1:59

Kinivo, a brand that recently popped up on our radar, offers this suspiciously affordable 2.1 speaker system, including a 6.5-inch subwoofer and two satellite speakers, outfitted with Bluetooth for wireless audio. Get in on our…
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NuForce Primo 8 In-ear Headphone 2:01

NuForce’s new Primo 8 stretch the limits of what most folks would expect to pay for an in-ear headphone. The Primo 8’s most notable feature is hidden inside where you can’t see: an array of four balanced armature drivers in…
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Inside LG’s webOS 2:50

Can LG shake consumers’ preconceptions about webOS enough for them to give it a chance? With the first models arriving in May, that remains to be seen. But having played with it ourselves, we can say with certainty that the ones…