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What do you get from a 10,000 speaker?

LJ Rich examines high-end audio and discovers whether it is possible to recreate the sound of an orchestra in your living room.


Why spend 10,000 on a speaker?

Woman listening to headphones Why spend 1,000 on headphones?
Consumers are spending more than ever before on headphones. But what makes premium audio so expensive and does spending so much money make much of a difference?

The Ricky Gervais show grab Who still listens to podcasts?
Since becoming a buzzword more than five years ago, the term 'podcasting' has largely disappeared from view as attention has increasingly turned to social media. So why has such a widely used technology received such a small amount of attention?

A toddler talking on a mobile phone Are mobile phones safe for children?
While many experts say there is no link between mobile phone use and cancer in adults there is still widespread uncertainty about the risks children face.

Aerial view of Hyde Park, London How to create your own aerial map
Google Maps let us see the world at the click of a mouse. But how much should we let corporations have the monopoly on our view of the planet?

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Have computer games become boring?
As the gaming market becomes saturated with sequels and franchises, Alex Hudson examines whether innovation has run dry.

AR dragon appearing from a frame The promise of augmented reality: Gaga in a living room
Augmented reality has been touted as the "next big thing" for a while, yet mainstream success has proved elusive. So what can be done to turn it from a gimmick into a commercial necessity?

Audience watching 3D screening 2D or not 2D, that is the question
The 3D market is expected to be 25 times the size it is now within four years but many think there is not enough content to warrant buying the equipment. So could "upscaling" 2D content to give it an extra dimension be the answer?



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