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An overview of wireless speakers and audio, including Bluetooth portable speakers, AirPlay and Wi-Fi receivers, Sonos, MusicCast, and other multi-room audio systems.

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

The optimum TV screen size will depend on the TV's screen resolution, how far you'll sit from it, and your personal preferences.

Subwoofers in sealed boxes play "tight" bass, while ported boxes sound "boomy." Which type you need depends on the style of music you like and how you want it to sound.

Making the most of HDR TV
by Steve Kindig

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is being added to 4K TVs and video content to show a much wider and more realistic contrast range, beyond even what we see in movie theaters.

Devices that support HDCP 2.2 copy protection are more likely to be compatible with current and future 4K content, so it's worth taking a few minutes to understand it.

Wi-Fi speakers are the building blocks for wireless multi-room audio systems from Sonos, Bose, and many other brands. Learn how to choose the best system for your home.

What do you need for 4K TV?
by Steve Kindig

Learn how to make the most of a 4K TV. You'll need to know where find 4K shows and movies. You may need to upgrade your A/V receiver and your HDMI cables, too.

ATV/UTV audio ranges from mild to wild. You can install a marine-rated receiver and a couple of speakers, or go all out and add lights, amps and a subwoofer.

What makes home theater so exciting? A giant TV screen and wraparound sound that makes what you see feel real. Learn how to choose the best speakers for your home.

Radar detectors glossary
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Learn about the most popular features and technical specifications found in today's best radar detectors, so you can have an easier time shopping for a radar detector.

How to choose a radar detector
by Robert Ferency-Viars

Understanding how radar detectors work is important in picking out the right model. We'll discuss the newest features and technologies to help you choose.

Car stereo FAQ
by Ken Nail

Crutchfield's car audio experts answer some of the most frequently asked questions about buying and installing a car stereo.

Besides hands-free calling, Bluetooth provides other functionality, like wireless streaming of music from smartphones and other Bluetooth devices.

Learn how to choose the right HDTV antenna. Find out which types of HD antennas perform best under various conditions.

OLED vs LED TV
by Steve Kindig

OLED is the newest TV display technology and delivers amazing picture quality. Here we explain how OLED and LED LCD TVs work, and why you might prefer one or the other.

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