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Sonos SUB Review

Sonos SUB Review

When you decide to pick up a Sonos speaker, you decide to jump into an ever-expanding ecosystem of both hardware and software, with a brand that's dead set on pushing an immersive experience out to the customer. With the newest member of the family, the Sonos SUB, you've now got an earth-rumbling bass component in addition to a couple of sets of high-quality speakers and several center points - dock, bridge (hub), amplifier, whatever you want. The big question you should be asking yourself here is not just if you want to work with the magic that is the SonosNet wireless mesh network, but if you feel its necessary to pick up more than one of the Sonos family components.

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SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Audio Equipment

SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Audio Equipment

There are three different ways you're going it give the gift of audio this holiday season, the first being the massive amount of smart devices out there with their own external speaker - so many do these days that it's taken for granted - see: all of the smartphones, notebooks, and tablets we've worked with for several years - they're all able to play music, imagine that! The second way you're going to give the gift of audio is with speakers galore, starting with the Jawbone BIG Jambox and/or the Jawbone Jambox standard edition - or with custom color combinations if you wish with the company's new "The Remix" initiative - it's fun stuff!

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JBL speaker docks go Lightning for iPhone 5 and iPad mini

JBL speaker docks go Lightning for iPhone 5 and iPad mini

Two new lovely JBL docks have been revealed this week by Harman with the ability to connect to the newest wave of Apple mobile products - lighting style. These devices are the JBL OnBeat Micro and the JBL Venue LT, both of them ready for not just the iPhone 5, but the new iPod range, the updated 4th generation iPad, and the iPad mini as well. One is tiny, the other is slightly larger than tiny - both are high quality in both looks and sound.

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Edifier e10 Exclaim 2.0 bi-amped speakers bring on DSP and DRC alike

Edifier e10 Exclaim 2.0 bi-amped speakers bring on DSP and DRC alike

Welcome to the next level from Edifier with the e10 Exclaim 2.0 bi-amped speaker system, complete with a collection of technologies that are made to amplify your computer, television, or mobile smart device. This set of speakers brings on full internal DSP (Digital Signal Processing) and DRC (Dynamic Range Compensation), both of them bringing on "superb" tonal balance as well as absolutely minimal distortion at any volume level. They also have a rather unique look to them, ready for your desk or right out in the open near your HDTV for hot-blasting visuals as well as sound.

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NuForce unveils CD-quality Bluetooth 4.0 loudspeakers

NuForce unveils CD-quality Bluetooth 4.0 loudspeakers

NuForce has unveiled the S3-BT wireless Bluetooth speakers, which tout CD-quality, distortion free audio. According to the press release, NuForce based the speakers on the "time-honored principle" that nice sound is dependent on superior materials and intelligent design. The company aims to please even the most discerning audiophile with nice specs and the promise of superb quality.

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Beats Audio unveils new Pill portable speaker

Beats Audio unveils new Pill portable speaker

In need of a wireless, portable speaker? Beats Audio has you covered, today revealing a new tiny speaker with a weird little name. Say hello to the Beats Pill, which you can see pictured below. One glance at the image and you can tell where Beats Audio got the name, but that still doesn't make it sound any less strange. In any case, the Pill is a wireless speaker, so you know what that means: Bluetooth, baby.

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