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Ten Albums That Sound Better On Vinyl

In 2002, vinyl preservationist and historian Gary Freiberg designated August 12 as National Vinyl Record Day. He established the holiday on the anniversary of Thomas Edison inventing the phonograph in 1877. But beyond the historical significance of the day, he wanted to celebrate fond memories and good times. As Freiberg said, “The objective of Vinyl Record Day is…

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Streaming Lollapalooza 2020 From Home

Get the most out of your at-home Lollapalooza experience  It’s not news that many of the things we love most about summer have been temporarily put on hold, if not outright cancelled. Going out for dinner and a drink, catching a movie, and attending a concert have suddenly become nearly impossible. Most entertainment industries were able to pivot,…

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Audio Fitness

Gear Up for Your Next Run

Today is Global Running Day! Running is a great way to get in a cardiovascular workout, and get away from the stresses of the daily grind. Best of all, you can do it just about anywhere, without forking over any monthly membership fees and needing nothing more than a pair of decent shoes. Of course, like many hobbies,…

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Audio Home Theater Videos

Samsung HW-T450, HW-T550, and HW-T650 Soundbars Compared

We compare the Samsung HW-T450 vs HW-T550 vs HW-T650 As televisions continue to make strides in picture quality, smart features, and thinness, there’s one feature that they almost always fall behind on: great sound. Televisions that combine both a slim design with impressive sound quality are far and few between—and that’s just a matter of physics. Speakers make…

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Audio Home Theater

Meet the New Sonos Arc Soundbar

Since single-handedly starting the wireless hi-fi industry more than a decade ago, Sonos has continued to grow to its product lineup, introducing increasingly advanced devices. This week, the company debuted their most ambitious product yet, the Sonos Arc soundbar. With a wealth of features that are poised to make it one of the best soundbars available, the Sonos…

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Audio Home Theater Internet of Things Videos

Sonos Speaker Lineup Explained

Sonos basically invented the networked wireless speaker, and in the decade since the PLAY:5 debuted, they’ve continued to evolve and expand their offerings. Today, Sonos offers a refined product selection that offers wireless audio solutions for mutli-room music, movies, and outdoor listening. They’ve been extra popular lately, as countless people are seeking ways to make home life a…

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The New Shure AONIC 50 and 215 Wireless Headphones

Shure has been making audio products for nearly a hundred years, and in that time they’ve earned the adoration of some of history’s most popular musicians, cementing their status as one of the top names in the business. But while audio industry pros laud the brand’s technical prowess, you don’t often see their name brought up alongside typical…

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