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Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Blue Microphones Mo-Fi Over-the-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Steven Stone | Nov 26, 2014

 

The Mo-Fi headphones from Blue Microphones are visually distinctive, rugged, and very comfortable, but how do they perform? Steven Stone puts these over-the-ear headphones to the test.

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Bowers & Wilkins CM6 S2 Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Myron Ho | Nov 19, 2014

 

Myron Ho reviews Bowers & Wilkins' new CM6 S2 bookshelf speaker, which retails for $2,000/pair and incorporates technologies from the company's much more expensive speaker lines.

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Vizio M602i-B3 LED/LCD HDTV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Nov 17, 2014

 

Vizio's M Series TV lineup brings full-array LED backlighting with local dimming to a more affordable price range. Adrienne Maxwell reviews the 60-inch M602i-B3, which also includes the V.I.A. Plus smart TV platform and a remote with a full QWERTY keyboard.

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

V-Moda XS On-Ear Headphones Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Steven Stone | Nov 12, 2014

 

Steven Stone auditions V-Moda's XS on-ear headphones, which replace the company's M-80 on-ear model and offer a number of improvements.

GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker Reviewed

GoldenEar Technology Triton One Loudspeaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
5 Stars

By Dennis Burger | Nov 9, 2014

 

GoldenEar Technology's highly acclaimed Triton Series finally has its leader, with the introduction of the flagship Triton One. Dennis Burger puts the Triton One to the test to see how it compares with the other models in the Triton line.

Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Reviewed

Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Jerry Del Colliano | Nov 5, 2014

 

Jerry Del Colliano reviews Ultimate Ears' top-shelf pair of custom in-ear monitors. The $999 In-Ear Reference Monitors are designed to reproduce accurate, studio-quality sound for those who demand neutrality.

PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

PS Audio DirectStream Network Audio Player and DAC

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Brian Kahn | Nov 3, 2014

 

Brian Kahn reviews PS Audio's DirectStream DAC, a completely re-envisioned product that, among other things, converts all signals to DSD. How does it perform? Read on to find out.

Polk Hampden Desktop Speaker Reviewed

Polk Hampden Desktop Speaker Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Sean Killebrew | Oct 29, 2014

 

Sean Killebrew checks out Polk's new desktop audio speaker, the Hampden. This powered two-way speaker combines a gorgeous design with desirable connection options like Bluetooth (with aptX) and direct USB.

M&K Sound S300 Series Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

M&K Sound S300 Series Bookshelf Speakers Reviewed

Overall Rating
4.5 Stars

By Bob Barrett | Oct 27, 2014

 

When I was asked if I'd be interested in reviewing M&K Sound's new THX Ultra2-certified S300 Series loudspeakers, I jumped at the chance. I was curious about the current status of this well-established, high-quality brand since it went through a...

Panasonic Life+Screen Web Platform (2014) Reviewed

Panasonic Life+Screen Web Platform (2014) Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Oct 22, 2014

 

Panasonic has completely re-imagined its smart TV platform for 2014. Adrienne Maxwell explores the new Life+Screen experience, which puts a strong emphasis on personalization and customization.

Panasonic TC-55AS650U LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Panasonic TC-55AS650U LED/LCD TV Reviewed

Overall Rating
4 Stars

By Adrienne Maxwell | Oct 20, 2014

 

Now that Panasonic has exited the plasma TV business, the company is focused on upping its game in the LED/LCD department. How does the new TC-55AS650U LED/LCD measure up? Adrienne Maxwell finds out.

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Audio-Technica Introduces SonicPro ATH-MSR7 Headphones

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/28/2014

Audio-Technica has announced a new addition to the SonicPro line of high-performance headphones. The ATH-MSR7 over-the-ear headphones feature True Motion 45mm drivers and a two-layer aluminum/magnesium housing. The headphones come in black or gun metal (shown here) and will be...

Sony Questions Value of Free, Ad-Supported Music Streaming Services

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/27/2014

For those of you who may not follow Taylor Swift's career that closely (gasp!), the artist recently pulled her entire catalog from Spotify. Now, the New York Times and other media outlets are reporting that Swift's label, Sony Music, is...

Nielsen to Measure Netflix/Amazon Streaming

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/26/2014

FierceCable is reporting that Nielsen will soon begin measuring the audience numbers for streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. These numbers won't affect the official Nielsen ratings, but they will provide a clearer picture of how large a show's viewing...

HiFiMAN Unveils EF100 Hybrid Amplifier

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/25/2014

HiFiMAN recently introduced a new headphone amplifier, the EF100, that combines tube and solid-state technology. The EF100 is designed to drive both high-performance headphones and efficient loudspeakers, and it carries a price tag of $499. From HiFiMANHiFiMAN has announced their...

Denon Announces New Flagship AV Receiver

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/24/2014

Denon has provided details on its newest flagship AV receiver, the AVR-X7200W, which will go on sale in January. The AVR-X7200W is a 9.2-channel receiver with a power rating of 150 watts per channel; it supports Dolby Atmos and can...

Gibson to Showcase Les Paul Reference Monitors at CES 2015

By HomeTheaterReview.com 11/23/2014

At the International CES in January, Gibson Brands will showcase the new Les Paul Reference Monitors: the LP4 ($599), LP6 ($799), and LP8 ($999). These speakers use carbon-coated titanium tweeters, non-woven carbon woofers, and custom-made amplification, and they will be...

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