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First Looks: Creative D80 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

First Looks: Creative D80 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Skimping slightly on portability allows Creative to pack in two 3-inch drivers into the D80. In the company's own words, this is a 'wireless speaker that rocks'. Here's our assessment of this extremely affordable stereo Bluetooth speaker.

First Looks: Soundmatters Foxl v2 Portable Speaker

First Looks: Soundmatters Foxl v2 Portable Speaker

For the audiophile on the move, traveling is no reason to subject your ears to sub-standard sound. Luckily Soundmatters lends a helping hand with a splendid portable, wireless speaker in the shape of the Foxl v2.

Yamaha TSX-140 Desktop Audio System - A Good All-Rounder

Yamaha TSX-140 Desktop Audio System - A Good All-Rounder

8.5

There are certain expectations associated with the top of the line product from any series. Having reviewed a few docking stations from Yamaha already, we see how their new flagship TSX-140 fares in our hands.

First Looks: HDI Dune HD Max Hybrid Media Player

First Looks: HDI Dune HD Max Hybrid Media Player

Based on the Sigma Designs SMP8642 processor, the HDI Dune HD Max is a premium, network-enabled HD media player. It also doubles up as a Blu-ray player. So, is this the ultimate media player? We find out.

First Looks: AVerMedia HomeFree Combo TV & Video Streamer

First Looks: AVerMedia HomeFree Combo TV & Video Streamer

Do you watch a lot of TV? Have you ever wished that you could bring your TV wherever you go - even into the showers? The network TV-streaming HomeFree Combo from AVerMedia might just be what the doctor ordered.

Pioneer's Newest Receivers Further Embrace the Apple Lifestyle

Pioneer's Newest Receivers Further Embrace the Apple Lifestyle

Given the popularity of Apple's iPod, iPhone and iPad, it's only a matter of time that they invade traditional A/V spaces. We were given a tour of Pioneer's newest receivers, and here's a quick look on how they integrate with your iDevices.

AVerMedia AVerLife HD Studio - Simple Does It

AVerMedia AVerLife HD Studio - Simple Does It

8.0

AVerMedia, a company known for its TV tuner cards, is no stranger to the digital media scene. How does its 1080p-capable AVerLife HD Studio network media player fare?

Yamaha TSX-80 Desktop Audio - Dulcet Tones

Yamaha TSX-80 Desktop Audio - Dulcet Tones

7.5

Looking for an ultra compact iPod/iPhone speaker dock for your work desk or bedside? The new Yamaha TSX-80 is one and it doubles up as an alarm clock, waking you up gently to your favorite tune, thanks to its IntelliAlarm technology. We check out this expensive little gadget.

First Looks: Jabra Speak 410 Speakerphone

First Looks: Jabra Speak 410 Speakerphone

If you're looking for high quality, easy to use speakers for office conference calls, look no further than the Jabra Speak 410. It offers compatibility with a whole host of Unified Communications solutions and VoIP clients.

Geneva Sound System Model S - Avant-Garde Sonic Enjoyment

Geneva Sound System Model S - Avant-Garde Sonic Enjoyment

Ever since the introduction of the iPhone, the number of iPod speaker docks available has skyrocketed. How does the Geneva Sound System Model S match up?

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