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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…
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First Look: Panasonic AS530 50-inch LED HDTV 1:49

We go hands-on with the new AS530 HDTV. The first 2014 model in Panasonic's Life+Screen series, the TV is loaded with features for a nice price.
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LG webOS Hands-On 2:56

We held high hopes for LG's webOS smart TV platform after seeing it in action at CES 2014, but our hands-on experience exceeded our expectations. In our video, we show you what makes webOS so special.
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Paradigm Monitor SUB 8 subwoofer with Perfect Bass Kit 1:54

You might almost dismiss Paradigm's Monitor SUB 8 subwoofer for not looking beastly enough, but this little 11-inch (ish) cube can really belt it out.
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth speaker 1:13

Check out our review of the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio speaker. No, it's not a satellite dish. Harman Kardon's new portable Bluetooth speaker is minimalist in both form and function, but powerful enough to fill any room in your…
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Anthem MRX 710 A/V Receiver | Hands on video 1:43

Anthem's MRX-series A/V receivers floored us a couple years ago. And now, the line has been refreshed with more modern features and a sleeker look. Take a closer look in our video, where we detail some of those updates.
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V-moda XS on-ear headphones 1:52

V-Moda has always made high-quality headphones, but we think the company has outdone itself with the V-Moda XS on-ear headphone. As you'll see in our video, they are light, compact, portable and they sound spectacular.