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How to Adjust the Tracking Force on Your Turntable
Don't let your vinyl get neglected. Adjusting the tracking force is simple, and it optimizes your sound.
The Day I Stopped Swearing at My Hi-Fi Setup
I swore at my audio setup so many times in the past two months that it should've come with a parental advisory.
Postcard: Riding a Swell in Oregon’s Sea of Pines
Deep in Oregon's back country, the roads are winding, smooth and -- best of all -- empty.
This Week in Tech and Science: June 3, 2015
Affordable internet for everyone, Taco Bell going healthy, Facebook supporting GIFs and more.
Want This, Get This: Linn Majik LP12 or Pro-Ject Debut
Buying a turntable is daunting. The segment tends to idolize incredibly expensive hi-fi gear, and few newcomers (let alone audiophiles) can afford the top of the quality pyramid. But the truth is, you can get a great turntable for the price of an iPod.
Today in Gear: June 3, 2015
The Vanilla Speedvagen Urban Racer is the ultimate coaster brake bike, a high-quality travel blazer by Private White V.C., a portable wash-off station and more.
On the Eve of the Women’s World Cup, FIFA is a Mess
The arrests in Switzerland and the resignation of FIFA President Sepp Blatter mark the start of a monumental change in world soccer. Here's all the news to get you caught up with the FIFA scandal.
Apple’s HomeKit Finds a Home
Siri comes to the living room, and now she can turn on and off lights, appliances and more.
Essentials for a Weekend at the Cabin
Cabin weekends are a summer tradition up north. Here's the best gear to make the most of them.