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Keep those albums sounding great by converting your vinyl to a digital format

There are all sorts of reasons for ripping records and storing them digitally, but what's the best way to do it? We cover the different types of equipment and software available for ripping records at any price in this guide.
Computing

Winamp eyes big comeback in 2019 with podcast, streaming support

Classic audio player Winamp is getting a major overhaul in 2019 that's designed to bring it up-to-date and make it competitive with the likes of Apple Music, Amazon Music, Spotify, Audible, and more, all in one go.
Home Theater

The best MP3 players of 2018

Want to go for a run, but your phone is weighing you down? No worries. Can't fit your whole music library on your smartphone? Don't sweat it. Check out our list of the best MP3 players, and find one that works for you.
Home Theater

Set your ears free with the best completely wireless earbuds

If you can't stand the tangle of cords, or you're just excited about completely wireless earbuds, you're going to need some help separating the wheat from the chaff. Our list serves up the best wireless earbuds around.
Home Theater

What's a headphone amp, and do you really need one? The answer may surprise you

In an age when headphones reign supreme, you might be thinking it’s a good idea to get a dedicated headphone amp, and you may well be right. Find out why in our comprehensive guide.
Home Theater

Block the outside world and tune into your own with the best in-ear headphones

Over-the-ear headphones offer top-flight sound, but they're not so easy to take along. If you're looking to upgrade your portable sound, check out our favorite in-ear headphones with a model for every user and every budget.
Home Theater

Rock out, dance, or just nod along with the best Bluetooth speakers

The market is saturated with wireless audio solutions fit for any and all circumstances. Check out our picks for the best Bluetooth speakers available, whether you'll be listening in the kitchen or on a mountaintop.
Mobile

Hear everything: Get the best from the LG G7 ThinQ’s brilliant audio system

The LG G7 ThinQ has a brilliant audio system. With the right equipment and settings, the G7 will return a blissful listening experience. Here's our guide on how to get the best from the LG G7 ThinQ's audio.
Computing

Stop your PC's vow of silence with these tips on how to fix audio problems

Sound problems got you down? Don't worry, with a few tweaks and tricks we'll get your sound card functioning as it should and you listening to your favorite tunes and in-game audio in no time.
Home Theater

Audiophiles belong on Android. Here’s what I learned from switching over

After 9 years with the iPhone, I switched to Android via LG’s V30 to keep my precious headphones. It’s always scary trying something new, but taking the big leap isn’t as hard as you might think.
Emerging Tech

Infrasound microphones could predict volcano eruptions before they strike

Researchers have created low-frequency microphones that could potentially help to predict the eruption of certain volcanoes around the world by listening to infrasound frequencies.
Mobile

Tiny new Bluetooth chip is a big revolution for high-tech headphones

A new Qualcomm Bluetooth chip is about to change high-tech headables due to its tiny size, quad-core processor, and energy efficiency. It’ll make in-ear sports headphones able to use voice activation, noise cancellation, fitness tracking…
Home Theater

AmazonBasics Soundbar setup and unboxing: Add quality sound to your new TV

Got a shiny new TV (or a dusty old TV) that can't adequately fill your living room with sound? Not to worry -- our AmazonBasics Soundbar setup and unboxing guide will get you up and running in no time.
Home Theater

Vinyl listening is getting simpler with The Plus Record Player from Plus Audio

All-in-one turntables make getting into vinyl simple, but for those who want great sound quality along with their simplicity, you may want to check out Plus Audio's The+Record Player.
Home Theater

Klipsch R-28PF and R-14PM powered reference speakers make life simple

Klipsch boasts the most complete collection of reference speakers out there, and now that collection includes powered speakers. The new R-28PF and R-14PM combine clarity and simplicity for casual listeners and audiophiles alike.
Home Theater

From Boom to Blast, new UE speakers add Alexa and amp up the volume

Want to have a 'Blast?' How about a 'Megablast?' Ultimate Ears' newest wireless speakers feature built-in Wi-Fi and Alexa support, allowing you to control your music without a phone.
Home Theater

Edifier Luna Eclipse setup & unboxing: Get your new sound system in the groove

Edifier's unique Eclipse speakers look and sound great, but getting started can be a pain. Our Edifier Luna Eclipse setup & unboxing guide will help you with your shiny, new pair of speakers.
Home Theater

Pioneer HTP-074 HTIB unboxing and setup guide: Boost your audio experience

Don't want to empty your bank account on spendy audio equipment? Pioneer's $400 home theater-in-a-box provides great value, but you may want some help getting it set up properly. Here's our Pioneer HTP-074 HTIB unboxing and setup guide.