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FYI: Home Theater Review Contest: Win Cary Audio XCiter $1,500 USB DAC

2 Days left in this contest to win some awesome equipment. Here is the skinny from HomeTheaterReview.com. I’m game, I entered, Cary Audio makes some fantastic gear and I would love to own some myself.  Easy and quick questionnaire along with fill in name and info.  No BS. – audioREVIEW Enter To Win A $1,500 […]

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LCD-Plasma Display Technology Shoot-Out

What truly is better? Plasma or LCD or CRT? Plasma has been stamped of late as ‘dying technology’ but LCD still has a lot of haters. Displaymate.com did a shootout of Plasma, LCD, CRT.  Dr. Raymond Soneira compares two Plasmas, eight LCDs, and one CRT Sony Professional HD Trinitron Studio Monitor at the DisplayMate Technologies […]

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Contest: What Receiver would you throw down a black hole?

What receiver would you throw down a black hole, never to be seen, and more importantly heard from again? You ever had a receiver that just never sounded right, or blew up, melted away soon after purchasing? Wish you have never heard it, wish you had never seen it, wish it had never existed, wish […]

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Contest: What speakers would you throw down a black hole?

What set of speakers would you throw down a black hole, never to be seen, and more importantly heard from again? You ever hear a set of speakers you wish you have never heard, you wish had never existed, you wish you could throw in a black hole never to be heard from again?  I […]

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13 year old kid reviews a 30 year old Sony Walkman

BoingBoing.net found a great post on the BBC, 13 kid given a 30 year old Sony Walkman.  This is a great read. – audioREVIEW “Throughout my week using the Walkman, I came to realise that I have very little knowledge of technology from the past. I made a number of naive mistakes, but I also […]

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Documentary about Jean-Jacques Perrey and Electronic Music

Electronic music, you wonder where it started, how, why?  Why it is so popular in modern pop music? Boing Boing has a post on Jean-Jacques Perry with appearances from Air, Angelo Badalamenti and others. A youtube.com video for the trailer and a link to the full VOD in French with English subs. Read a bit […]

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Tready Japanese Gadget Site – Gizmine

I ran across an pretty slick trendy Japanese gadget sight and thought I’d share.  It loads fairly slow but it is worth a look if you like gadgets with some spunk. “Gizmine brings you to the heart of Tokyo. Get all the smartest gadgets, cutest (kawaii) culture, and lifestyle goods here” www.gizmine.com

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CrunchGear DIY Speaker Cables

CrunchGear has a nice little piece about DIY cables.  With video and guide.  For the price and quality for MonoCable and BlueJean Cables are pretty damn good and cheap.  There is a lot of cable chatter on the audioREVIEW cable forum. – audioREVIEW image source: crunchgear

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Addicting Flash Based Awesome Audio Programs

Spend some time making noise instead of playing boring flash games at work. A friend and I tweeked out on these Flash proggies for a few hours today. Enjoy… baasnotes.com post a few days back about this awesome site called lab.andre-michelle.com that has a collection of Adobe Flash based audio and some image programs.  Hook […]

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CNet Roundup: New 2009 Blu-ray players

Matthew Moskovciak over at CNet has post a  helpful article rounding up the ’09 Blu-ray players to come out so far. Pretty good piece of information if you are in the market for Blu-ray. Speaking of which, is Blu-ray dead yet? If it isn’t than you should also look at just getting a Sony Playstation. […]

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Home Theater Setup How To Videos

AudioReview.com is not just for audiophiles. We’re also one of the premier home theater and HDTV sites on the internet. Our extensive review database has every HDTV and Home Theater product that you can imagine, as well as forums, galleries, and shopping. But our database of product can’t always help in knowing how to set […]

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Samsung unveils two new MP3 Players – U5 and Q2

by Donald Bell From CNet During Tuesday’s Spring Fever press event, Samsung spilled their guts on two new MP3 players for 2009, the YP-U5 and YP-Q2, both scheduled for an April release. The Samsung YP-U5 (aka the U5, aka DoReMi) has been roaming the wilds of Europe and Asia for a few months now, making […]

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Dear Lord, Why do somethings get made?

No your not having a flashback.  These are pillow speakers.  That is right.  You can use them to rest your drained brain on at the end of the day and full blast Slayer right into your head.  The speakers come with an embedded jack that you can just plug right into your MP3 player.  For […]

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Journey to the Center of a Tube – Video

ncdrawl, a Stereophile forum user, post up some amazing finds. Videos of how tubes work by TubeDepotTV. Watch and learn. Here is another interesting video on how tubes work by BlueTubeProject. source: ncdrawl, TubeDepotTV, BlueTubeProject

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Open Mic Night Hell…. 8 Reasons to not go

Worf101 offers up his 8 reasons to not go to open mic night at your local watering hole. Come along for a great ride. -audioreview Much like hangovers, food poisoning and other avoidable maladies, Open Mic Night is an experience one actively tries to forget. But like many self inflicted wounds, time has a way […]

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