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Best headphones: Our top picks for personal listening

Whether you're looking for an over-the-ear, on-ear, or in-ear model, we'll help you find the perfect pair.

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Qobuz review: A music streaming service on the verge of greatness

And the U.S. version is now integrated with the Sonos multi-room audio system.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i review: Gorgeous headphones with great active noise cancellation

B&O's H9i headphones hit a high note with excellent active noise cancellation, premium build quality, and superb sound.

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Bluesound Pulse Mini 2i review: Great sound, plus Alexa and AirPlay 2 support

This second-generation speaker is smarter, more capable, and better-sounding than the model it replaces.

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Buy a refurbished HomePod for more than $100 off

The less expensive the HomePod gets, the more attractive it becomes.

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KEF LSX review: These small but mighty wireless speakers deliver sound quality way above their size class

They're expensive, but you get what you pay for; in this case, exquisite sound in a compact package.

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The best Bluetooth earbuds of 2019

We put popular Bluetooth earbud and earphone models through their paces to find the best in the bunch.

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Q Acoustics’ Concept 300, first impressions: These speakers make a bold statement

The out-of-this-world tripods they rest on render them more like tower speakers than bookshelf models.

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The first Sonos architectural speakers are available for preorder

The Sonos multi-room audio company has partnered with Sonance to design in-wall and outdoor passive speakers for its Sonos Amp.

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Riva Concert speaker review: A smart speaker that sounds good, too

This sweet-sounding speaker is built to satisfy the music lover, and it's outfitted with high-end features you don't typically see at this price.

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HomePod gets a $70 discount at Best Buy

If you’ve been waiting for a discount on Apple’s speaker, this deal should be music to your ears.

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Harman Kardon Enchant 800 soundbar review: There are many better values in home audio

This Harman Kardon soundbar beats the audio quality of a TV's onboard speakers, but other options offer far better value.

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Loopback 2 review: Elevates the interface for sophisticated sound routing in macOS

This pro-level audio input mixer app for Mac is useful for musicians, DJs, audio engineers, and podcasters.

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The Technics Grand Class SL-G700 Network Super Audio CD Player plays discs and streams high-res music

Audiophiles still love listening to music on disc, but this high-end SACD player can also stream tunes from any source on your network—including the internet.

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JBL Everest 710GA headphones review: Superb sound and Google Assistant on demand

JBL's latest wireless headphones can broadcast your music to other Bluetooth headphones, letting you share the fun with friends. And many will find it handy to have Google Assistant available at a touch.

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Fiio M7 digital audio player review: aptX HD and LDAC support for streaming high-res audio over Bluetooth

This entry-level player delivers wireless high-resolution audio in a pocket-sized package for the audiophile on the go, but it's dearth of features might be too bare bones for some.

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TaoTronics TT-BH060 Bluetooth headphones review: Affordable noise cancellation, but the sound lacks sparkle

TaoTronics TT-BH060 headphones feature noise cancellation and a very comfortable design, as well as supporting Bluetooth 5.0. But the sound leans heavily towards the bottom end of the spectrum and lacks high-end brilliance.

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Cambridge Audio’s exquisite Alva TT turntable is the first to support aptX HD for wireless streaming

The British high-end audio manufacturer shows off the most convenient way to enjoy your vinyl collection.

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