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Yamaha BD-A1040 Blu-ray player Review

Yamaha’s premium Blu-ray player offers top-notch performance, but still can’t catch Oppo.
Home Theater

HBO is turning Michael Crichton’s Westworld into a TV series, coming 2015

Popular 1973 movie Westworld will be adapted into a TV show for HBO in 2015, starring actors like Sir Anthony Hopkins and directed by J.J. Abrams.
Home Theater

This Bluetooth speaker pulls double duty as a portable and wall-mounted audio station

The idea behind the Proper Audio 2 speaker is to combine a Bluetooth portable with a more permanent mounting option - bring it with you, or mount it on the wall, or even mount your iPhone to it, too
Music

Taylor Swift’s Spotify shake-off has Sony rethinking ad-based streaming music

Speaking to investors, Sony Music CFO Kevin Kelleher said that Taylor Swift's recent decision to pull her music from the most popular streaming service in the land has the company rethinking its approach to ad-based streaming.
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This Xbox One headset is a must-have gift for the gamer on your list

We go hands-on with Turtle Beach's entry-level amplifier gaming headset for the Xbox One. At around $80, it's a solid option and a must-have accessory.
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Best Buy Black Friday madness begins with a $900 4K UHD Samsung TV

Best Buy kicks off the season of shopping madness with a price-busting $900 Samsung 55-inch 4K UHD TV, as well as an incredible deal on a 50-inch Panasonic HD TV for only $200. We'll analyze what these new price points mean, and where you…
Music

Now you can pre-order this tiny Bluetooth speaker that generates 3D sound

Mass Fidelity launched an Indiegogo campaign for its powerful Core speaker, which uses Wave Field Synthesis technology to create hi-fi sound.
Home Theater

Your 17-year-old self would definitely buy this wearable subwoofer

The Woojer is a battery-powered bass transducer that aims to supplement the sound coming from your headphones with bass you can feel -- think of it as a wearable subwoofer. The question we had was: does it actually work? We find out in this…
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Kickstart your home theater with one of these 7 amazing A/V receivers under $1,000

You can get a lot with a grand, including a terrific premium A/V receiver. Here are our top picks, all of which deliver the features you need and the sound you crave.
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Don't let the low price fool you, these entry-level receivers don't toy around

Just because it's cheap doesn't mean it's worth buying. Many budget AV receivers look great on paper, but fail to deliver the robust feature set you expect. To help steer you in the right direction, we've assembled a list of the best AV…
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These cans don’t just turn any surface into a speaker, they sound good doing it

Revolution Acoustics has developed a different kind of transducer that can convert nearly any surface into a (potentially) giant speaker that seemingly creates invisible audio. We go hands on with the system in this video to find…