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Q Acoustics M2 Soundbase review: This no-frills speaker delivers

There's nothing fancy here, but this box delivers a great performance every time.

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Shinola Canfield over-ear headphones review: These cans are made for hipsters, not audiophiles

Sub-par audio quality taints these otherwise beautifully styled and solidly built headphones.

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2017 New York Audio Show: From the cool to the outrageous, long live great audio

Audio bliss from a few hundred dollars to a quarter million

Sony WH-1000XM2

Sony WH-1000XM2 noise-cancelling headphone review: These high-tech cans put Bose on notice

Has Bose been dethroned? Sony's latest active noise-cancelling headphones are fantastic.

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Tidal Force's Wave 5 planar magnetic headphones.

Tidal Force Wave 5 headpone review: Planar magnetic headphone tech on the cheap

You'll get a small taste—but fall short—of full planar magnetic bliss with these headphones.

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Focal Clear reference headphones.

Focal Clear review: One of the finest headphones money can buy (and you'll need lots of it)

Astounding transparency, detail, clarity, and dynamics only begin to describe these cans' truly reference-quality performance.

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Focal Listen Wireless review

Focal's Listen Wireless offers outstanding Bluetooth wireless range and hands-free performance, but be sure to plug them in for the best sound.

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Astell&Kern XB10 Bluetooth headphone adapter.

Astell&Kern AK XB10 Bluetooth DAC and amp review: Wireless, hi-res audio for any headphones

You don't need new headphones to benefit from Qualcomm's aptX HD codec.

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Yamaha's YAS-107 sound bar

Yamaha YAS-107 soundbar review: This speaker delivers plenty of bang for the buck

Highly intelligible dialog and great overall performance make Yamaha's sound bar a top performer in its price class.

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N60 NC Wireless noise cancelling headphones.

AKG N60NC Wireless noise-cancelling headphones review: They cut the noise, not the music

Clear sound, good noise cancellation, and a compact footprint make these travel headphone exceptional.

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primephonic hero

Primephonic review: Classical music fans get a high-res streaming service to call their own

This boutique service hits all the right notes with FLAC streams and high-resolution downloads.

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Phiaton's BT460 Bluetooth wireless headphones

Phiaton BT 460 Bluetooth headphone review: Sleek, smart, and feature rich. But they sound best wired

Innovative features and strong battery life set these headphones apart from the pack. Unfortunately, their Bluetooth audio performance falls short.

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Radsone EarStudio brings hi-res wireless streaming to any headphone.

EarStudio Bluetooth receiver review: Bring high-res wireless streaming to any wired headphones

This tiny box will add high-res music streaming, hands-free calling, and remote control capabilities to any headphones.

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The Focal Spark is a sweet-sounding in-ear-headphone.

Focal Spark in-ear-headphones review: Refined audio and French style on a budget

These modestly priced headphones sound leaps and bounds beyond their price tag.

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