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New Bowers & Wilkins 600 Series speakers are versatile, powerful

Positioned at the lower-end of Bowers & Wilkins’ lineup price-wise, the new 600 Series is designed to bring the company’s legendary sound to more people than ever before.

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The sexiest new home audio speakers for 2014

There are speakers…and then there are speakers. Speakers that are sexy, powerful, sleek, big even. Speakers that throw caution to the wind and risk pissing off your interior designer. Speakers that are towering works of art. Speakers that laugh at the thought of being hidden in a wall. Speakers that might just kick your ass if you don’t give them the proper respect. We love them paired with their shorter, but mighty henchman, the subwoofer.

Last-Minute Room-By-Room Home Technology Gift Guide

It’s crunch time now to get your special someone a gift for the holidays—and what better gift can you give than the gift of technology? In this holiday gift guide, we take you through every room of the house and offer ideas for high-tech gear and gadgets that will make your home that much more entertaining, fun, cozy, smart, green, cool, and convenient.

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Paradigm’s Studio 100 and Studio CC-590: My New Reference Speaker System

I’ve reviewed a good number of speakers in my time here at HomeTechTell, and although the intent with any review is always to discuss and evaluate a speaker on its own terms, we tech writers invariably have a reference speaker system to which we compare everything else. And by “reference,” I don’t necessarily mean “the more »

Details on GoldenEar’s New SuperCenter X & XL and CEDIA Demo Room

If there’s been one thing missing from GoldenEar’s amazing speaker lineup this far, it would have to be a big, beefy center channel speaker to match the heft and sonic output of its incredible Triton towers. All of that is about to change, as Sandy Gross is set to lift the lid on not one, more »

SVS Sweetens 45-Day Trial with Free Return Shipping

One of the few complaints I have about direct internet sales is the issue of risk. If you want to try out the new Denon receiver for yourself or hear Infinity’s new speakers, you can just bop down to your local Best Buy and make up your own mind. With direct-to-consumer companies like SVS, though, more »

Bryston Gets Into the Speaker Game

If you’re into high-quality, bulletproof audiophile amps, you no doubt already know the Bryston brand. In my decade or so of covering high-end custom installations, I’ve seen the company’s amplifiers paired with just about every audiophile speaker in existence. And now we can add one more brand of speakers to that list: Bryston’s own. Designed more »

CES 2013: New Speakers from GoldenEar Technology

GoldenEar Technology is showing off an update to its Triton Series loudspeaker line at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Sandy Gross and company are also unveiling a new entry in the SuperSat family. The Triton Seven is different from other speakers in the line in that it does not include  a built-in powered subwoofer. GoldEar compensates more »

Pioneer Intros Andrew Jones Designed Speakers

Pioneer has unveiled a new line of home theater and music speakers that were designed by their chief speaker engineer, Andrew Jones.  The new 2012 lineup consists of bookshelf speakers, floorstanding speakers, a center channel, and a subwoofer.  The breadth of the lineup has something for pretty much everybody, whether you’re building a two-channel music more »

Harman Releases Final Specs and Ship Dates for Revel Performa3 Speaker Lineup

The new Performa3 speaker line from Harman-owned Revel Speakers got a lot of attention for their debut at this year’s CES. And even at their debut, Revel had a good bit of info on model numbers and availability. The company has just released the complete specs, though, and also pushed back the release a little, more »

Can’t Hear Your TV? Maybe You Need Surround Sound

Let’s say that you really don’t care that much about movies. Like at all. And you think that surround sound is just a bunch of loud noise and racket and that if you could wrap up all the bass into a big ball, you’d laugh a pleasant little laugh while you chucked it straight into more »

CEDIA 2011: New Products from Polk Audio

Polk Audio is showing off a number of new products at this year’s CEDIA Expo, including high performance headphones, an updated LSiM home audio speaker series, and its next generation SurroundBar. Polk’s Performance Line-Up features four “UltraFit” headphones in a variety of styles and colors, including in-ear, on-ear, and in-ear canal models. The headphones are more »