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Raumfeld One S wireless speaker review: Plenty loud

The smallest and least expensive powered speaker in the Raumfeld lineup punches way above its weight class.

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Raumfeld multi-room audio system review: Watch your back, Sonos

A newish audio company from Germany takes on market leader Sonos and scores some solid points.

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Raumfeld WiFi Soundbar review: This speaker and subwoofer duo delivers a powerful 1-2 punch

The combo delivers very solid performances with both movies and music, and it can be incorporated into a multi-room audio system.

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Raumfeld Stereo M bookshelf speakers review: Old-school style, state-of-the-art features

These loudspeakers only look like they came from a '70s catalog.

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Bowers & Wilkins T7 Portable Wireless Speaker review: Big sound with a few small problems

Few Bluetooth speakers sound or look as good as the T7 Portable Wireless Speaker, but it has some flaws.

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Bowers & Wilkins P5 Wireless headphones review: So expensive, so good

This could be the best sounding set of wireless on-ear headphones that you’ll ever clamp to your skull. If you can afford it.

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Sugr Cube wireless speaker review: Innovative features, beautiful design, great sound

Sugr puts a unique spin on the wireless speaker.

Hi-res digital audio player roundup. Players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle face-off.

Best high-resolution digital audio player: Which DAP reigns supreme?

We review hi-res audio players from Astell&Kern, Pioneer, and Questyle; one shines above all the others.

Pioneer's XDP-100R Hi-Res Audio Player

Pioneer XDP-100R review: This polished and flexible high-resolution audio player is loaded with features

Pioneer's great-sounding, feature rich, Android-based player's only major drawbacks are its lack of MacOS support and its bulky size.

Questyle hi-res audio player

Questyle QP1R review: This high-res digital audio player sounds superb, but it's held back by a quirky click wheel

If you can get past its functional quirks, Questyle's player will reward you with lush, satisfying sound.

Libratone Zipp (right) and Zipp Mini (left)

Libratone Zipp wireless speakers review: Great looks, good sound, lots of features

The Zipp and Zipp Mini sound good, but they illustrate the distinction between a multi-room audio system and a whole-home audio system.

Riva S' Trillium design features speakers on the left, right, and front

Riva S Bluetooth speaker review: A portable, wireless speaker for music lovers

The small and lightweight Riva S is a music-lover and audiophile’s portable dream-come-true

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Avid Pro Tools review: This studio-style software will appeal to home creators too

For professional recording engineers, Pro Tools is this industry standard, but creative types will find it surprisingly suitable—there's even a free version to get you started.

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Presonus Studio One review: Take your music production to the limit

This is one of the premiere programs for music creation, recording, and production.