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What Does It Take To Turn The PC Into A Hi-Fi Audio Platform?
Feb 25, 2014 - in Reviews
Most hi-fi audio is stored in digital form. With advancements in lossless compression, bit-perfect ripping/streaming, HD audio formats, multi-terabyte storage, and PC-friendly DACs, has the PC earned a place among high-end audio gear? At what price point?
Seven Portable Bluetooth Speaker Systems, Tested And Reviewed
Dec 10, 2013 - in Reviews
We're testing a wide range of Bluetooth-capable speakers, priced between $50 and $250, to gauge how well these wireless audio devices fare. Believe it or not, there's a ton of differentiation, and a number of systems clearly rise to the top of our list.
Kia UVO: Mainstream Infotainment In The 2012 Soul
Jul 18, 2012 - in Reviews
Kia and Microsoft come together to bring you UVO, a Windows Embedded Automotive-based infotainment system. We spent a week with Kia's 2012 Soul, armed with UVO, and have a full run-down of what we did and didn't like about the mainstream tech package.
SYNC With MyFord Touch: Automotive Infotainment For All
May 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Automotive infotainment systems are becoming smarter, and more powerful, featuring some of the same hardware as popular smartphones and tablets. It's time to apply our own unique analysis to technology finding its way into the automotive segment.
SPONSORED - SONY VAIO BUSINESS NOTEBOOKS: Don't Let Their Good Looks Deceive You
Feb 22, 2011 - in Reviews
Wherever you go, the name Sony always attracts attention. It’s the brand most associated with quality audio, rich video, and true fidelity.
On The Bench: Corsair's HS1 USB Gaming Headset
Sep 16, 2010 - in Reviews
You probably know Corsair best for its memory products, power supplies, and SSDs. But now the company is jumping into the crowded headset market with an unassuming entry that’s both affordable and capable of offering great sound quality.