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Well read? TED well.

TED Books

Five years ago, Mexicans who sold tacos out of the back of a van were targets of the health department. Now, kids from suburbs buy trucks, sell mashup tacos, and get their own TV shows. How did they do it? The

Sound, barrier

Eclipse TD508 Mk3 Speakers

If these speaker look like they belong on the side of a jet fighter, then you haven't heard anything yet. Despite their stratospheric look, the Eclipse TD508 Mk3 can faithfully mimic the sounds of terra-bound sonics using a proprietary Time

Free Bass'n

Sonos Sub

Sonos’ Play:3 wireless HiFi speakers were a huge hit when they were first released in the middle of last year. Great sounding audio quality from a wireless product isn’t always guaranteed, but the Play:3 did the trick. The one the portable

Everything you need to live it up

Roundup: Memorial Day Weekend

Looking to make your extended weekend celebration extra memorable? Well, our editors have culled through our latest posts to help provide some last minute inspiration for your Memorial Day weekend, whether the festivities are at your place, or elsewhere. You

See right hear

Well Rounded Sound

Some of the best sounding speakers could use a pleasing aesthetic touch. A basic black box is nice and simple, but also a tad boring in the realm of desktop audio. If you have a desire for high fidelity and high-end

Long live the clock radio

Geneva Sound System Model XS

The radio alarm clock business has never been a particularly sexy one, not counting, of course, the occasional technological breakthroughs in snooze technology (we set ours at 9 min). But Geneva is waking up the sleepy clock radio industry with

Loud and Studious

Adam ARTist 5 Monitors

Ask any studio engineer worth his ponytail about Adam speakers, and they will tell you their monitors have populated some of the best recording facilities in the world for years. The reason for this is a passion for forward thinking design

Home sweet home theater

Gift Guide 2011 | 10 Picks for the Home Theater Buff

As rabid movie, music fans and gamers, we're always on the hunt for gear that can push our home entertainment experience to 11 (much to our better half's chagrin). This roundup includes some of our favorite home theater products out

Tower Records

Revo K2 Digital Radio

Shrouded in gleaming aluminium and molded rubber, the Revo K2 ($470) tower not only out-looks other, plebeian docks, but also offers access to virtually every radio signal under the sun including old-fashioned over-the-air and internet streaming stations including last.fm. Perfect

Boom Stick

Yamaha YAS-101 Soundbar

Most TV speakers have the acoustical chops of a cowbell orchestra. We put up with them simply because alternatives are pricey, bulky, and a pain in the ass to install in a clean and proper manner. The Yamaha YAS-101BL Front

The (True) Sound of Music

Paradigm Studio 10 Reference Speaker (v.5)

Believe it or not, there is an entire generation of 'audio-orphans' who have never known that music isn't meant to come out of undersized, mass-produced, plastic boxes. And standing right behind them is a slightly older generation who may know better

Bringing Boom to Any Room

Razer Ferox Portable Speakers

Okay, we'll come clean. Technically these speakers are marketed for portable gaming. They'll actually work with any device with a 3.5mm jack to deliver decent room-filling sound, though, thanks to their 360-degree omnidirectional speakers. More importantly, each speaker can pump out

Gift Guide 2010: The Technophile

As men, we'll always be suckers for shiny things. There's no point in fighting it. Particularly when they can help do things like battle our inbox(s), catch up on missed episodes of the shows we're too busy to watch, or single-handedly

Aperion's Take On Wireless* Surround Sound

Aperion Zona Wireless Surround Speaker System

Probably the biggest issue most people have with installing a surround sound setup is dealing with wiring. Hiding the wires for the center channel, sub, and left/right surrounds is typically easy since they often tuck behind the entertainment console. It's really

Loud Pipes

Ikyaudio Audio Speakers

Our tech lust knows no bounds. The same goes for our desire to own custom and unique products that distinguish our possessions from the average catalog trawler. Unfortunately gadget manufacturers typically think in quantities of millions, not hundreds, which makes owning

Cut the Bulk, Keep the Sound

Definitive Technology Mythos XTR-50

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Some folks hate fat people and others hate fat speakers, particularly when they happen to get cozy to über-slim televisions like the Samsung 9000 series. That's why Definitive Technology (affectionately known as Dev Tech by home theater nerds) felt it

Logitech Z323 Speakers

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We've said it before and we'll say it again: your laptop's puny speakers simply won't cut it. They're not even good enough to aptly project the beeps and boops of your NES emulator, much less to accompany your iTunes library. That

Compact Size. Compact Price. Big Sound.

Yamaha NX-A01 Compact Cube Speaker

yamaha-nx-a01-compact-cube-speaker1Where do you listen to your music? We here at GP are all about quality sound systems but we also recognize that every occasion may not be the right one for a six-piece, $6,000 sound system. If you

Velodyne MiniVee 8 Subwoofer

Velodyne-MiniVee-8-Subwoofer.jpgGood things can come in small packages. Right? Right. The Velodyne MiniVee 8 is a hard-hitting subwoofer that will round out any man's home theater. Built with an 8" woofer made of Kevlar, mounted to a diec-ast aluminum basket and powered by 1000 watts

Klipsch Palladium P-39F Speakers by BMW DesignWorks

Klipsch-Palladium-P-39F-Speakers.jpgWhat do you get when you mix a premium speaker company with a performance design firm like BMW DesignWorksUSA? Well, the Klipsch Palladium P-39F is a good estimation. The floorstanding speakers are a collaboration of design and sound technology. The CEA 2008 Best Floorstanding

Vers 2x

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In a world of plastic and aluminum electronics it's nice to find that there are still those that embrace the always-in-style wood. In this case, a hand-crafted cherry iPod dock. The Vers 2x plays and charges all iPods (sans the Shuffle) with it's

Tivoli Audio Music System

Tivoli Audio Music System Piano Black [Review from Wired.com] The Tivoli Audio Music System is exactly what an all-in-one system should be: a cinch to operate. Its uncluttered interface and elegantly integrated functions are so intuitive that you can ignore the