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Bowers & Wilkins' New Surround Sound System Aims to Make Blu-ray Flicks Roar

I love audio gear, but until recently my obsession was limited to products geared around music. I watched Netflix on my computer, content to relinquish sonic control to my MacBook speakers. Then I got a TV, and a Blu-ray player, and now I'm addicted to ludicrous action movies. Looking at the latest Mini Theater system from Bowers & Wilkins, I don't think I can be happy until I own it.

Why People Love Beats By Dre Headphones

By Adrian Covert on at

Part of it is branding, to be sure. But in Pitchfork's Resonant Frequency column, Mark Richardson rails not against the quality of the Beats line of headphones and its signature, overloaded bass, but rather argues that they're a viable alternative for a new era of music.

Beats Dumps Monster Over Headphones

By Andrew Tarantola on at

Chips and ketchup, unicorns and glitter, Beats Electronics and Monster. One of these things just doesn't belong, one of these things is not like the others. After a five-year collaboration, the two companies have terminated their relationship but do hope to remain friends.