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Looking for a simple way to improve your TV's sound? A sound bar may be the solution.

The Apple AirPods are great...but they aren't the only truly wireless game in town. Our headphone guy picks his favorite 100% wire-free alternatives.

Want to play records without buying a lot of gear? We've paired turntables with powered stereo speakers to create convenient, compact, affordable record playing systems. This article will help you figure out which bundle will best suit your needs.

Sound bars from Yamaha, Sonos, Bose, Sony, JBL, and Polk Audio top the list of best picks. Learn why we like them, and follow the links to see hundreds of customer reviews.

Stereo speakers from MartinLogan, KEF, and Klipsch are among our best picks for early 2019. Learn why we love them, and read testimonials from our happy customers.

In this step-by-step guide, we show you how to set up your home theater receiver. Learn about placement, connections, calibration, network setup, and remote control.

Six-figure speakers, glowing tubes, vintage stereos...and LOTS of vinyl. Check out the sights and sounds from our trip to the "East Coast's Premier Audio Show."

Intro to home stereo systems
by Jim Richardson

How to put together a home stereo system (and why you need one). Been listening to a single wireless speaker? Learn why having two speakers is so important.

Thin TVs look great, but the sound can be tinny and hard to hear. Learn four easy ways to get clear, audible dialogue and more impressive sound effects.

From playing music in multiple rooms to delivering surround sound thrills, today's home theater receivers offer more than ever. Learn how to find the receiver that's best for you.

What is a headphone amp and why do you need one? Learn about portable models that travel with your phone or laptop, as well as high-end models that bring out the best in expensive headphones.

Want home theater without all the wires? Learn about the latest wireless surround sound systems from Sonos, Polk Audio, and more.

Tips on how to choose the right stereo speakers for your home. What size should you get? How much should you spend? How should you position them?

Sony's WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones improve on their amazing WH-1000XM2 model by adding adaptive noise canceling, redesigned drivers, and other tweaks. The result is a fantastic-sounding set of headphones good for any situation.

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