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Harman Kardon SB 16 Review

Harman Kardon SB 16 Review

Home speaker systems can be a complicated matter. Even with wireless speakers, surround sound setups usually involve bulky hardware spread across your living room. Harman Kardon believes it has the answer, though, with the SB 16: a $599.99 soundbar system pairing a meaty subwoofer with a relatively discrete single speaker unit. Read on for the SlashGear review.

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Samsung’s new 3D Blu-ray system sings flagship style

Samsung’s new 3D Blu-ray system sings flagship style

This week the folks at Samsung have delivered a torrent of speaker systems to the world, including an all-in-one system code-named HT-E6730W. This system is what Samsung calls the Ultimate in Movie Theater Quality Entertainment in the Home and consists of a 1,330-watt 7.1-channel system with two tower speakers and four additional speakers to fulfill your ultimate 3D Blu-ray entertainment fantasy. Included in this system are swivel speakers mounted to front height speakers allowing you position them in a way that "sounds vertically cascade down onto the listener" - exciting stuff!

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Samsung debuts premium vacuum tube speaker dock and home theaters

Samsung debuts premium vacuum tube speaker dock and home theaters

Samsung has been steadily expanding its audio equipment into the upper echelons of the audiophile range, and today they're adding to their line with three new pieces of seriously high-end gear. The DA-E750 Audio Dock, HT-E6500W Blu-ray 3D 5.1 Home Theater System and HT-E6730W Blu-ray 3D 7.1 Home Theater System all have impressively styled construction combined with vacuum tube amplifiers for rich, old-school sound production. Of course there's some new tricks as well: the The DA-E750 can dock with an iPhone, iPod or iPad, as well as Samsung's own Galaxy S II.

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Beats by Dr Dre Beatbox announced for AT&T

Beats by Dr Dre Beatbox announced for AT&T

There's a brand new type of device being carried exclusively by AT&T starting on the 11th of March, a boombox from the same folks that bring you Dr Dre's Beats! This "high performance wireless audio system" will be coming in either white or black only from AT&T company-owned stores and from att.com for $399.00 with no data contract (because it's not connected to mobile data in the first place.) This device is meant to connect your smartphone devices, in particular the massively awesome HTC One hero device HTC One X, announced this past week, to quality sound explosiveness.

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Jawbone Jambox BIG details leaked

Jawbone Jambox BIG details leaked

A brand new Jambox may be on the horizon, this time twice the size of its predecessor and just as bright for mobile devices. This device is a massively impressive speaker for smartphones in its first iteration, last seen here on SlashGear in a demonstration of Qualcomm technology at CES 2012, of all places. This new Jambox Big is being detailed as a 10.1 x 3.2 x 3.7-inch monster weighing in at 2.7lbs and another 2 hour boost of battery power over the original beattastic tiny speaker.

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The Best of CES 2012

The Best of CES 2012

Welcome to our massive "best-of" wrap-up for CES 2012, complete with everything from smartphones to PCs and headphones and back, topped off with our own "most used gear" section for the curious. What you'll find is that though there were more exhibitors, attendees, and media attention payed to the show than ever before, the overall result was a lot of the same gear re-hashed with a few new specifications. Pay special close attention to the conclusion of this post for a bit of a whopper if you're a big fan of the largest show of the year here in the United States.

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Insider Talk: Eton Rukus Solar Boombox

Insider Talk: Eton Rukus Solar Boombox

Here at CES we are on the stage at ShowStoppers and have just brought up Sriram Peruvemba, CMO of Eink. The makers behind the Eink technology in almost all ereaders available today like the Kindle's and NOOK. Today they have on display the new Eton Rukus Solar powered boombox. More details and hands-on video after the break.

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