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Moon 888

Simaudio Moon 888 mono amplifiers: Our first take

Beyerdynamic Xelento remote in-ear headphones

Beyerdynamic Xelento remote audiophile in-ears: Our first take

Trusty sonic engineering from Beyerdynamic got our hearts pumping at CES this year, thanks to the new Xelento remote in-ear wired headphones.
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Technics’ SL-1200GR turntable cuts back in all the right ways to cut the price in half

We checked out the follow-up to Technics' SL-1200G turntable, the SL-1200GR, which is half the price, and is still a beauty to behold.
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McIntosh Group’s new Pryma Aria headphones blend hi-fi with high fashion

After debuting the Sonus Faber Pryma headphones last year, McIntosh has now cut the cord for the cans with its new Pryma Aria headphones.
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Sony’s latest audiophile headphones, amplifier, and Walkman will make your ears weep

We checked out Sony's opulent new audiophile suite of products at CES 2017, including the gold-plated NW-WM1Z hi-res player.
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KEF’s LS50 Wireless speakers: Our first take

KEF has given its popular LS50 bookshelf speaker a modern upgrade for CES 2017, with the new KEF LS50 Wireless Hi-Fi speakers.
Here one

Here One wireless sound-augmenting earbuds: Our first take

Doppler Labs finally unveiled its new Here One fully wireless earbuds, which do everything from playing music to equalizing live sound.
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Nuheara’s IQbuds: Our first take

We checked out audio startup Nuheara's new IQbuds, which can blast your tunes while also allowing you to control the sonic world around you.

Sony swan dives into OLED with its first big-screen model, the XBR-A1E

Along with its OLED panel, Sony's XBR-A1E BraviaTV aims to offer top-notch audio, excellent processing, and a gorgeous design.
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Lemon’s new Bluetooth speaker harnesses the power of the sun for off-the-grid fun

Crowdfunded startup Lemon has created a new Bluetooth speaker with an impressive feature set, including water resistance and solar charging.
Bowers and Wilkins P9 Signature headphones review

Bowers & Wilkins P9 review

between the streams

Between the Streams: Fast and Furious record, Rogue One vs. Force Awakens, Gotham sirens

This week: New Fast and Furious trailer, the passing of Alan Thicke, Star Trek Discovery's new lead, and last, but certainly not least, is Rogue One better than The Force Awakens?
Ultimate Ears UE 18+ Pro hands on

Ultimate Ears UE 18+ Pro: Our first take

Vizio M-Series 65-inch review

Vizio M-Series 4K TV review

Vizio’s move to a tablet remote system for the M-series leads to some minor annoyances, but they're easy to overlook given the excellent picture quality and low price point that now define the series.
between the streams

Between the Streams: ‘Rogue One’ takes over Twitter, ‘Mummy’ teaser, Netflix untethered

This week: The month of Rogue One, Tom Cruise's The Mummy teaser, Netflix's new offline adventure, new Star Trek Discovery casting, and much more.
Dolby Cinema

Dolby built the best movie theater on Earth, and we watched ‘Star Wars’ in it

between the streams

Between the Streams: ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ the best movie theater ever

Topics this week include Fantastic Beasts, Beauty and the Beast's new trailer, Thanksgiving day movie picks, Westworld season 2, and much more!
Sony Xperia Projector

Bluetooth earpieces get a brand new bag in Sony’s new Xperia Ear

Sony aims to reinvent the dreaded Bluetooth earpiece with a fresh and modern take in the new Xperia Ear.
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Sharp LC-65UB30U review

Sharp may have left the American TV market, but not without a swan song. Sadly, however, rich black levels and detailed 4K resolution aren't enough for the UB30U to fend off the competition.
between the streams

Between the Streams: ‘Arrival’ blows minds, ‘Curb’ Returns, ‘Valerian’ goes ‘Fifth Element’

This week: Arrival touches down, Star Wars Rogue One international trailer debuts, Pacific Rim sequel gets a name, Valerian goes Fifth Element, and more.
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Between the Streams: Epic ‘Doctor Strange’ ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ rolls, ‘Wonder Woman’ trailer

This week: Why Doctor Strange has us stoked about Marvel's third phase, an epic Wonder Woman trailer, fantastic box office bounty, and so much more.
Vizio SB4551-D5 review

Vizio SB4551-D5 SmartCast 5.1 sound bar review

between the streams

Between the Streams: Deadpool 2 shakeup, young Lando Calrissian, best horror movies

This week: The best horror flicks of all time, Deadpool 2's director shake-up, J.J. Abrams' God Particle, young Lando, and much more.
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Samsung UNKU7000 series 4K Ultra HD TV review

between the streams

Between the Streams: ‘Logan’ gets deep, ‘Guardians’ stays light, ‘Black Mirror’ returns

This week: a poignant new trailer for Hugh Jackman's Logan, a lighthearted trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, and Black Mirror's return.
between the streams

Between the Streams: ‘Rogue One’ analysis, a messy ‘Accountant,’ Roger Corman returns

This week, we'll cover the latest Star Wars Rogue One trailer, tell you if The Accountant is worth a look, and go into a mess of other news.
between the streams

Between the Streams: Logan’s last stand, ‘Iron Fist’ teaser, ‘Justice League’ sizzler

Today we'll be discussing the latest from Marvel and Netflix's epic superhero series, young Han Solo news, Wolverine 3 developments, and so much more!
between the streams

Between the Streams: ‘Magnificent Seven,’ ‘Passengers’ trailer, and Magnum P.I. junior?

This week: Magnificent Seven, Hillary Clinton's stint on Between Two Ferns, a Luke Cage preview, our thoughts on the Passengers trailer, and so much more.
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TV makers are gaming Energy Star tests, new study claims

A new report from the NRDC claims your “energy efficient” TV may not be efficient at all. So how is this possible?
between the streams

Between the Streams podcast: ‘Man of Steel 2,’ ‘Snowden’ vs. ‘Blair Witch,’ Emmy predictions

This week: Man of Steel 2 is on, Snowden and Blair Witch hit theaters, Emmy predictions for Sunday's ceremony, and much more.
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Hands on: Naim Mu-so Qb

between the streams

Between the Streams podcast: ‘Atlanta’ rules, ‘Sully’ soars, Deathstroke vs. Deadpool

This week: Donald Glover's Atlanta is the best new show on TV, weekend box office preview, and the rise of Deathstroke in the DC Extended Universe.

Apple’s new fully wireless AirPods are highly efficient and loaded with tech

At Wednesday's iPhone 7 event, Apple unveiled its jack-less iPhone 7, and with it, the new fully wireless Apple AirPods.
Oppo Sonica

Oppo Sonica review