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Buying Guide
Through the late 1980s and 1990s, while hip-hop and grunge music took over the airwaves, another revolution affected nearly every listener, manifested in the way they consumed their favorite songs. The home stereo system, once a modular system of silver-plated and vacuum-tube-driven components devoted to high fidelity, or Hi-Fi, was replaced by “mini-systems” and “boom boxes;” all-in-one... READ MORE
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1 year ago
Hands-on Review
Let’s face it, most TVs can benefit tremendously from adding an external speaker system. While there are exceptions, typical TV speakers are simply not large enough to produce grand, well-defined sound. As TV bezels decrease in size, the speakers these TVs incorporate tend to get smaller as well. Soundbars are a great way to get a “bigger” audio experience without sacrificing much real estate.... READ MORE
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Hands-on Review

The CES trade show in Las Vegas has grown into an electronics cavalcade, with old industry giants like Sony and Samsung bumping shoulders and vying for our attention with dozens of mid-level manufacturers and startup companies.

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Hands-on Review

So, you’re ready to turn that spare room in your house into a multimedia hub. You’ve read our B&H InDepth article about HDTVs and projectors, and now you want to make sure that your sound matches your screen. It’s not as easy as you think.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

A sports photographer needs a different set of tools than someone who shoots elementary-school portraits, and similarly, a wedding DJ often relies on different equipment than other kinds of DJs. 

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

Whether you’re a wedding photographer, wedding planner, or the lucky couple who will be tying the knot, an Apple iPad 2, new iPad, or one of the many Android tablet PCs can be very helpful when you’re preparing for a wedding. 

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

If you enjoy using an Apple TV media receiver to play music, photos and video wirelessly from the iTunes Library on your computer or an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, you'll be happy to know that Apple is licensing the technology to other consumer electronics manufacturers. 

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

Stocking stuffers don’t have to be expensive, especially if you’re catering to someone who is iPad-smitten. Though this product roundup ranges from the practical to the entertaining, every accessory here expands the ways you can use an iPad or iPad 2. Some of these accessories are unusual, too.

 
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3 years ago
Hands-on Review

An aesthetic counterpart to a flat-screen TV, a soundbar has the advantage of occupying minimal space yet is capable of projecting theater-like sound into the viewing room. It can be wall hung or placed on a tabletop or shelf directly below (or above) the screen. 

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3 years ago
News

With multiple generations of iPods, iPhones and iPads ensconced in our homes, the iOS kin are a sprawling family. Wouldn’t it be convenient if you could own one speaker dock that accepts them all?

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3 years ago