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Up close with the LG 55EC9300 55-inch OLED TV 2:14

LG's 55EC9300 is, at $3500, the least expensive OLED television on the planet right now. It is truly stunning, but it isn't perfect. We explain further in our video.
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Go grills-off with B&W’s gorgeous CM8 S2 (you wouldn’t want them any other way) 1:28

B&W has revamped its entire CM line by tweaking the crossover here, altering the tweeter there, and making some small but effective aesthetic changes as well.
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First look: Blue Microphones Mo-Fi headphones 2:59

Blue's first headphone effort, the Mo-Fi, come with their own amplifier built right in. They certainly do feature a rather unique design, but will they work for you? Check out this video to get a better handle on what the Mo-Fi…
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The cheapest TiVo yet caters to cord cutters by recording over-the-air TV 3:19

Aimed squarely at the cord-cutting crowd, the Roamio OTA captures and records free broadcast HD signals, bundling in a suite of streaming apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant, Hulu Plus, Pandora and Spotify. Best of all…
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Sharp LC-60UQ17U Aquos Quattron+ 2:02

If you love a big, bright, gorgeous splash of color, Sharp’s UQ17U TV delivers like few others. To be sure, this is a great bright-room TV.
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Polk’s Hampden are high-end bookshelf speakers for your desktop 1:54

Polk's fancy desktop speakers don't just look luxurious, they sound that way, too. In this video, we take a close look at how well Polk blends craftsmanship and modern-day tech into a top-notch desktop sound solution.
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Sleek and sexy in silver, the Rotel RA-1570 does digital audio for grownups 2:34

[internal-link post_id="661492"]Rotel RA-1570 review[/internal-link] For the longest time, integrated amps didn't come with digital inputs -- not even the high end expensive models. Fortunately, manufacturers have caught up…
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Hands on with the TDK Trek Max outdoor Bluetooth speaker 1:48

Initial testing shows that the Trek Max is capable of playing seriously loud, but staying clean at those volumes. We're also impressed with the bass response we're getting from this speaker.
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Lenovo Z40 laptop: Hands on 1:15

The Lenovo Z40 proves that there is more to a notebook than what you can see on paper. Though it seems to be quite similar to the Acer Aspire E5 14-inch, Lenovo’s competitor offers a less attractive design, shorter battery life…
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JBL Pebbles are the computer speakers your laptop’s been looking for 1:21

Digital amplifiers are more powerful and less expensive than ever before, begging a new generation of USB-powered computer speakers to replace those bulky power bricks we've all struggled to hide behind out desks. Enter: JBL's…
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Digital Storm Bolt II Gaming PC 1:20

The Digital Storm Bolt II proves that small changes can make a huge difference in a desktop PC. This new incarnation still looks a bit ho-um, but the revised internal layout is nearly perfect. The Digital Storm Bolt II is a tiny…
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JVC GZ-R10 Quad Proof HD Everio camcorder – Hands on 2:38

There are times when a dedicated camcorder is called for, especially if the footage you’re trying to capture threatens your smartphone. That's when a toughened-up shooter like the JVC GZ-R10 HD Everio "Quad Proof" camcorder can…