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Michael Fremer | Stereophile

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How to Fix a Running Toilet in 8 Painless Steps

If there's one skill that should be in everyone's home improvement arsenal, it's knowing how to fix a running toilet. Not only is it virtually …

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 by Andrew Jones - Hands On Review

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Z Review - My Foobar2000 Setup Video

foobar2000: Getting Started and Theming - Tek Syndicate

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The Brave New World Of Google’s Industrial Design

The tech juggernaut has announced its first phone, a fabric-covered VR headset, an AI-powered smart home device, and more.<p>Google is, first and foremost, a software company–beyond search, there’s Chrome, Gmail, Google Drive, Maps, its AI projects, and many more. But this week, the company staged a …

What would it take to make audio 'cool' again?

Having a killer audio system used to be hip, can it happen again?<p>I suppose you could say the original Beats did it for headphones, they made it OK for average folks to buy expensive headphones, but Beats were more about a fashion statement than great sound. You <i>wear</i> headphones, home audio systems …

Alan Parsons on Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon in surround sound(article)

<b>by Alan Parsons</b><br>originally published in <i>Studio Sound</i> magazine (now defunct), June 1975<p><b>Click on any image to see an enlarged version</b><p><b>Pink Floyd were</b> …

ELAc uni-fi ub5 review – LOVE THE MUSIC-LOVE THE GEAR

When I first heard Andrew Jones was moving to ELAC from Pioneer I did not really know what to think of it. The two companies could not be any further …

Thousands of People Are Watching Two Google Homes Argue With Each Other on Twitch

If you ever wanted to watch two virtual assistants argue with each other for hours on end, well, you’re in luck. Some maniac is live streaming two …

The 7 Best Things Coming to Amazon Prime Video This Month

The Amazon Prime Video catalog is growing by the month, and not only because a ton of old movies are jumping into the public domain. They’re getting …

New Samsung Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Aims To Take The Headache Out Of HDR

Samsung has announced a new Ultra HD Blu-ray player that it says will automatically get the optimum performance from your TV.<p>Due to be unveiled at the upcoming CES in Las Vegas, the new M9500 apparently analyzes the content of the pictures its playing and use its findings to automatically adjust …

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Oscilloscope Music - Pictures from Sound

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Pebble cancels Pebble Time 2 and Core as acquisition by Fitbit approaches: report

Kickstarter backers will receive refunds<p>Fitbit is very close to announcing its plan to purchase Pebble, according to a new report from <i>Bloomberg</i>, which describes the rumored deal as “imminent.” The leading maker of fitness trackers has offered jobs to roughly 40 percent of Pebble’s staff, with most …

Elac Uni-fi UF5 towers demo with XB1S

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Morey's Pier / Wildwood Boardwalk

Photos below show the evolution of the pier.<p>Odgers Restaurant (South Pier) 1968<p>Miniature Golf course (North Pier) 1968<p>Wipeout 1969<p>1970<p>King Kong 1973 …

Guest DJ Nick Mason On Pink Floyd's Early Years

Today marks the release of a gigantic box set featuring the music of Pink Floyd.<p>All week long, we've been thinking Pink: talking with Joe Boyd about the early days of Pink Floyd, and talking to Roger Waters about the future of his music and the music he loves. We've had memories on the site from …

ELAC UNI-Fi UF5 demo Pink Floyd performed by the London Philharmonic Hi Res Flac file.

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Felix Gray Computer Glasses Reduce the Pain of Staring at Screens

One look at a pair of Felix Gray glasses and we think you’ll agree that they’re gorgeous. But the frames made of premium Italian acetate also house …

The 10 Best New Things on Netflix in November

Netflix subscribers are losing quite a bit this month. Among the most memorable are every season of <i>Shameless</i>, along with <i>E.T.</i>, <i>Almost</i> Famous, and every …

The 10 Best Things Coming to Amazon Prime This Month

Netflix has been getting a lot of press about how many titles have been and will be leaving the service with their new focus on original programming. …

Deal Alert: Fossil Q Founder smartwatch only $190 ($85 off) on Amazon

The Fossil Q is a little over a year old at this point, and is notable for being the first Android Wear watch from a well-known mechanical watch …

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Bluetooth Headphones: You’re Killing Me

You’ve seen the ad on TV. The little boy is playfully offered the keys to his dad’s Subaru. But then he imagines all the hassles of driving; stuck in …

Ask the Man Who Owns One: Mazda CX-5 – Feature

From the November 2016 issue<p>Crossover SUVs are appliances, the toasters of autodom, purchased and driven by pragmatic people making pragmatic choices. They’re as ubiquitous as they are routine, crawling through Piggly Wiggly parking lots and plugging along in middle-school pickup lines. Like …

ELAC Uni-Fi UF5 review: Best speakers under $1,000 - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Elac Uni-Fi UF5 sounds twice as good as speakers that cost twice as much. It's crazy value for money.<p><b>The Bad</b> Build quality could be better, bass definition suffers with complex material compared to some other speakers, and they may need an expensive amp to perform their best.<p><b>The Bottom</b> …

Beck's Blues

Beck is such a diverse artist that nothing could come as a surprise out of his repertoire. But, even though not surprised, I was very pleased and …

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Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson will start the final leg of the highly acclaimed Hand. Cannot. Erase. tour next month, visiting India, Taiwan, New Zealand, Australia …

Google Revolutionizes Chromecast With 4K And HDR Support

Google has unveiled a new flagship addition to its successful Chromecast family that will introduce support for both 4K Ultra HD resolution and high dynamic range picture quality.<p>Called Chromecast Ultra, the new device retains the same circular form factor that proved such a stylish hit with last …

The Chromecast Ultra has a clever fix for massive 4K video streams

It’s Ethernet<p>What can you say about a Chromecast — specifically the new Chromecast Ultra? Like the one that came before it, it’s a circular disc with a tiny HDMI cable sticking out of it. Like all Chromecasts, it streams video directly from the internet, but you choose what video to stream using …

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