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Amazon Echo Sub review

Amazon Echo Sub review

Amazon introduced the Echo Sub for Echo speaker owners who wanted to inject some room-moving bass into their smart speaker experience. We took the new Alexa-friendly sub for a spin and quickly learned that it’s a niche product, but one that does its odd job extremely well.
Marshall Kilburn II review

Marshall Kilburn II hands-on review

Marshall Kilburn II hands-on review

You’ll have to speak up, because we’ve been testing the Marshall Kilburn II Bluetooth speaker -- and it’s shockingly loud. Designed not just for indoors use, this speaker has a battery inside that makes it ideal for outdoor use too. Aside from the volume, how does the Kilburn II sound and perform?
LG ThinQ WK7 review

LG ThinQ WK7 review

LG ThinQ WK7 review

There’s a lot to like about the LG WK7 smart speaker with ThinQ technology. It offers solid sounding bass and vocals, and gets the job done as a Google Assistant smart speaker. We tested the speaker out to learn more about LG’s latest effort, which also happens to be a pretty affordable option for those seeking more thump.
JBL 306P MkII review

JBL 306P MkII review

JBL 306P MkII review

The JBL 306P MkII are a stylish and affordable set of powered studio monitors geared towards budget conscious content creators. Whether you’re a podcaster, videographer, or bedroom musician, the 306P MkII are a perfect tool to shape the sounds of your latest home project.
Focal Dome Flax 5.1 review

Focal Dome Flax 5.1 review

Focal Dome Flax 5.1 review

There are plenty of ways to land high-quality surround sound, but Focal’s Dome series does things differently. Small yet powerful speaker packages that can setup in almost any room, the Dome Flax are the latest (and priciest). At $2,000, are the Dome Flax worthy of consideration?
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Logitech G560 review

Logitech G560 review

Looking to upgrade your gaming cave? Look no further than the Logitech G560 gaming speakers, which offer powerful sound and multicolor light arrays which react to the games you’re playing.
Focal Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2

Focal Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 review

Focal Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 review

Focal’s Sib Evo speakers offer real, multi-channel Dolby Atmos sound in a package that’s as affordable as a soundbar, and almost as discrete. We put them to the test.
Bowers & Wilkins 702 S2 review

Bowers and Wilkins 702 S2 Review

Bowers and Wilkins 702 S2 Review

The Bowers and Wilkins 702 S2 speakers are a beautiful pair of floorstanding speakers that beautifully reproduce instrumental music, but they may not be right for everyone.
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Klipsch Forte III review

Klipsch Forte III review

The Klipsch Forte III loudspeakers are throwback floorstanders without the drawbacks of age -- a gorgeous US-made reissue of Klipsch’s best-selling classics that transform every tune into a special musical event.
Tivoli Model One Digital Review

Tivoli Audio ART Model One Digital review

Tivoli Audio ART Model One Digital review

Our Tivoli Model One Digital review reveals that despite great sound, problems with Wi-Fi and limited streaming support stops us short from falling totally in love.
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SVS SB16-Ultra subwoofer review

SVS SB16-Ultra subwoofer review

If you’ve ever wondered what’s the best subwoofer you can buy, then wonder no longer. The SVS SB16-Ultra is it.
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Definitive Technology Demand Series D9 review

Definitive Technology Demand Series D9 review

Definitive Technology’s D9 Demand Series speakers showcase incredible clarity and stereo imaging in our review. But are they worth the extra green?
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Monoprice Monolith K-BĀS review

Monoprice Monolith K-BĀS review

Monoprice’s Monolith K-BAS speakers deliver bass worthy of the speaker’s name, but a dip in the treble and midrange glosses over details.
Polk Signature Series review

Polk Signature Series review

Polk Signature Series review

Our Polk Signature Series review reveals the company still knows how to design a high-performance speaker that’s easy on the wallet.
Aperion Verus II

Aperion Audio Verus II Grand review

Aperion Audio Verus II Grand review

In our Aperion Audio Verus II Grand review, we find out how well the company’s latest audiophile tower speakers stack up to the competition.
Crosley Radio S100 review

Crosley Radio S100 review

Crosley Radio S100 review

Can powered, Bluetooth-enabled bookshelf speakers for less than $200 win your heart? Read our Crosley S100 review to find out.
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KEF Q150 bookshelf speakers review

KEF Q150 bookshelf speakers review

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Sennheiser Flex 5000 review

Sennheiser Flex 5000 review

Fugoo Go

Fugoo Go review

Fugoo Go review

Logitech Z337 with Bluetooth review

Logitech Z337 with Bluetooth review

Logitech Z337 with Bluetooth review

ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 review

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 review

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 review

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Grovemade Wood Speakers and Amp review

Grovemade Wood Speakers and Amp review

Sharp WiSA Audio System

Sharp Wireless High-Res Audio Player review

Sharp Wireless High-Res Audio Player review

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GoldenEar Technology Triton Five review

GoldenEar Technology Triton Five review

SVS Prime Speakers

SVS Prime Series speaker system review

SVS Prime Series speaker system review

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Hands on: Mass Fidelity Core

Hands on: Mass Fidelity Core

Pioneer Elite Speakers

Pioneer Elite Dolby Atmos Enabled speaker system review

Pioneer Elite Dolby Atmos Enabled speaker system review

Pioneer’s Elite Atmos Enabled speakers by Andrew Jones produce cohesive surround sound for those who have space, though, they do so without sacrificing the company's hi-fi pedigree.
Golden Ear Triton speaker review

GoldenEar Technology Triton One review

GoldenEar Technology Triton One review

Velodyne Wi-Q10BV

Velodyne Wi-Q 10-inch review

Velodyne Wi-Q 10-inch review

Bowers and Wilkins CM8

Bowers and Wilkins CM8 S2 review

Bowers and Wilkins CM8 S2 review

Polk Hampden

Polk Hampden review

Polk Hampden review

JBL Pebble main 3

JBL Pebbles review

JBL Pebbles review

JBL LSR305

JBL LSR305 review

JBL LSR305 review

SVS SB 2000 front angle grill

SVS SB-2000 review

SVS SB-2000 review

Section Editor, Audio/Video

Phil spent the 2000s making newspapers with the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, the 2010s with Android Central and then the personality behind Modern Dad, and is currently an editor with Digital Trends. Phil’s online work has taken him all over the United States, as well as Europe and Asia.

When he’s not writing, editing, or shooting video, Phil serves as president of the Pensacola Youth Soccer 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has worked on multiple local political campaigns and is a part-time photographer and videographer.

Phil is a native of Pensacola, where he resides with his wife, daughters and a dog named Max.

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