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Proper setup of your turntable or record player helps you get the best performance and sound quality. By carefully setting up your new component, you'll ensure that it is operating under ideal conditions. Our turntable expert shows you how in this video.

TV Glossary
by Steve Kindig

Learn about common TV terms and technologies, including 3D TV; Internet-ready TVs; 120Hz and 240Hz refresh rates; LED, LCD, and OLED TVs; and much more.

Tour one family's Sonos multi-room wireless audio system. There are PLAY:1's in the bedrooms, a PLAY:5 in the kitchen, a PLAYBAR and SUB in the family room, and more.

by Steve Kindig

LED LCD TVs have been around for years, but TV makers have continued to improve them and new models are dramatically better than those from a few years ago. OLED is a new and fundamentally different screen technology that might be the future of TV.

Double-DIN dashes offer lots of options when you upgrade your stereo, including double-DIN CD receivers and DVD receivers with touchscreen controls.

4K and Ultra HD TV
by Steve Kindig

Ultra High Definition TVs, often referred to as "4K" TVs, can display four times the detail of typical HDTVs. How noticeable is the improvement? Is there any 4K content available? We'll tackle these questions and more.

1987-1994 Alfa Romeo Spider
by Jon Paulette

During its remarkably long run (1966 to 1994!), the Alfa Spider went through an equally remarkable series of changes that made it a better car without making it a fundamentally different car. If you care about sound, though, you'll want a different stereo.

When you hear the big sound coming out of Cambridge Audio's Minx Min speakers, you'll wonder how a speaker so small can sound that way. They employ a clever, flat-speaker design that fills a room with sound while taking up very little space.

Cut the cord on your workout with the Beats by Dr Dre Powerbeats2 bluetooth headphones. They're compact, stylish, and deliver hard-hitting sound. An in-line remote lets you skip tracks, adjust the volume, and take phone calls.

Denon designed the AH-W150 Exercise Freak headphones a little differently from similar models. A built-in amplifier delivers big sound and a little extra bass tha'll help keep you moving.

2013-up Chevrolet Spark
by Jon Paulette

When you spend the majority of your drive time cutting and thrusting through city traffic, having a little less car makes a lot more sense. With the Chevy Spark, you can drive less car and use less fuel without sacrificing comfort or style.

What works with Nest?
by Eric Angevine

Nest Labs created a communication standard that allows home automation devices from different manufacturers to work together. Learn about the Works With Nest program.

With Pioneer's DEH-X3800S CD receiver you're only an optional tuner and a SiriusXM subscription away from a galaxy of satellite radio variety. Back on earth, you can plug in your iPhone or Android while enjoying the eye-popping good looks of a multi-color display. Take a look in this demo video.

Car video buying guide
by Alexander Hrabe

From in-dash DVD players to easy-add-on portable systems, car video makes your trips a lot more fun, and this article covers the topic from front to back.

Pioneer's DEH-X3800UI CD receiver has a dual-zone multi-color display, so it'll look at home in your car. And you can plug in your iPhone or Android to take advantage of stored media or streaming audio. Take a look at it in this demo video.

Pioneer's DEH-X2800UI CD receiver epitomizes thoughtful design that values function first. Slip behind the wheel and you're ready to listen to your music from your iPod, iPhone, or Android music libraries, as well as your favorite CDs. And your favorite streaming music services are on tap when you plug into the front-panel USB input, too. See it in action in this demo video.

JVC's KD-R860BT receiver offers CD playback, a front USB input for iPhone and Android, and Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming. And it supports Pandora and iHeartRadio Internet Radio stations with your smartphone. Check it out in this demo video.

The Kenwood Excelon KDC-X599 CD receiver combines audio quality with the latest car stereo technology. With its built-in Bluetooth® with aptX, you can get CD-quality wireless audio streaming from compatible devices. Its front-panel USB port provides a way to connect, control, and charge an iPhone or an Android. Take a look in this demo video.

Boss included lots of cool features with their 824UAB CD receiver, including an auxiliary input to plug in your portable player, plus front-panel USB port and SD card slot to let you play your MP3 music. Boss also serves up Bluetooth for hands-free calling and wireless music streaming.Take a look in this demo video.

Whether you're shopping for a new stereo and want to make sure that you'll get the best experience when using your iPod or iPhone in the car, or if you just want to add iPod controls to a stereo you already have, this article will help.

Pioneer's FH-X520UI CD receiver boasts a multi-color display that lets you choose from thousands of colors - you can even set up one color for the display and another for the buttons. And it offers plenty of ways to enjoy your music, too. Take a look in this demo video.

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