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CES 2018: Sennheiser’s First Home Audio Product is a 3D Sound Bar That Blew My Mind

If you’re like me, you know Sennheiser as that sleek German company that makes dependably terrific headphones and microphones. That’s about to change. Read More >>

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CES 2018: This Roku Sound Bar Is Part Smart Speaker and Part Remote Control

If the term “smart sound bar” seems unusual, that’s because it’s brand new. TCL just announced the first in a new class of gadgets that act a little bit like a smart speaker and a little bit like a remote control that’s powered by your voice. As the name implies, the new TCL Roku Smart Sound Bar is powered by the newly announced Roku Entertainment Assistant. Suddenly, everybody’s favourite set-top box company does a lot more than make set-top boxes. Read More >>

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The LG Sound Bar Flex is Good, New-Fangled Modular Fun

With the new Sound Bar Flex, LG didn’t make the world’s best sound bar. It’s actually a bit of a stretch to call the modular, three-piece speaker system a sound bar at all. And at £500, the (mostly) wireless setup isn’t quite a bargain either. You know what, though? The Sound Bar Flex sure is fun to use. Read More >>

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Sonos Playbar Ears-On: Powerful Sound In a Petite, Pricey Package

Sonos is aiming to revolutionise home theater audio by taking all the high quality sound you need and want, and cramming it all into one big ol' soundbar you can drop at the bottom of your TV. Sure, it'll work with other Sonos units you have hanging around, the Sonos Playbar is also a starter piece that can stand alone. And for a soundbar, this sucker sounds good. Read More >>

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Sonos Playbar: The Awesomest Wireless Music System Wants to Be Your Home Theater Too

Sonos continues its righteous quest to dominate every room in your house with easy, awesome wireless music with its new Playbar. The soundbar joins the Sonos subwoofer introduced last year as well as two standalone tabletop systems already available. Read More >>

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LG’s 2013 Speaker Lineup Sounds Pretty Sweet No Matter How You Listen

Not everybody has the available floor space or audiophilic conviction for 9.1 surround sound — sometimes just a sound bar or even headphones may suffice. With the wall of sound-producing devices that LG just unveiled, finding a system to match your situation should be a cinch — even if it is 9.1 surround. Read More >>