Caleb is a professional musician, amateur chef and A/V electronics guru. Growing up, Caleb was the guy you would find in the garage tearing apart vintage electronics while other kids rode bikes or played football. His early immersion in consumer electronics led to countless car stereo, home theater and live audio installations which laid down the foundation for his current work.
Yamaha's recently-introduced BD-A1040 Aventage Blu-ray player takes on Oppo with premium audio and video components and, presumably, the premium build quality its Aventage line is known for. We go hands on.
Bang & Olufsen's BeoPLay A2 Bluetooth speaker may not be especially outlandish-looking, but it sounds great and offers best-in-class battery life, pairing for up to 8 devices, a deceivingly useful leather strap for portability.
Streaming sticks are so fully featured and capable now, it would be fair to wonder if there's any need for a set-top box at all. It turns out, set-top boxes still have their place, so we compiled this list of pros and cons to help you…