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Smart Home Experts Help You Decide What Tech You Need, and What's Just Bells and Whistles

Savvy advice from home automation experts on better livability through technology.
July 12, 2015
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The Five Best Audio Products on the Market Today

From turntables to speakers, these products turn the listening experience up to 11.
July 5, 2015
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From Vinyl to Streaming, An Audio Expert Takes Us Through More Than 100 Years of Sound Tech

Sound and vision coalesce to create the ultimate acoustic experiences.
July 3, 2015
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Exclusive Photo Tour: See How a Respected Audio Company Manufactures Its Signature Amplifiers

McIntosh Laboratory, long revered by audiophiles, maintains a dedication to American manufacturing.
June 10, 2015
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12 Modern Spaces Made for Music

From a music loft to an outdoor veranda, these modern spaces are like music to our ears.
June 5, 2015
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Improved Noise-Canceling Headphones by Bose

For over 20 years, Bose headphones have set the standard in noise-canceling technology. Their latest product, the QuietComfort 25, promises a purer listening experience by reducing the infamous "hiss" associated with other noise-cancelling devices. Designed with the hubbub of air travel in mind, the QC 25 is capable of drowning out even the most invasive racket. Meanwhile, balanced padding prevents these over-ear headphones from feeling too clumsy.Available for $300.
October 24, 2014
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Wireless Speaker That Levitates

In a marketplace crowded with wireless speakers, the Om/One has a design edge that makes it stand out. The latest product from Oakland-based Om Audio is a Bluetooth-enabled speaker built into a lightweight levitating orb. Opposing magnets allow the speaker to hover gently over a discrete base while it plays audio. And although presentation is the Om/One's main appeal, its 1100-decibal output makes it more powerful than many of its competitors Available for pre-order for $199. (Read about more modern speakers here.)
October 23, 2014
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Essential Gadgets for the Modern Living Room

Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a breeze.
July 8, 2014
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A Memphis Landmark Finds New Rhythm

The storied residence of blues musician John Len Chatman—aka Memphis Slim—kicks off its next chapter as a creative hub.
June 24, 2014