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The Week in Mac Accessories: Bags, sleeves, drives, and docks

Our latest roundup of new gear for your Mac includes new ways of giving your computer an old-school look, an old-school sound, and protection while you're on the road.

Review: Paradigm Shift A2 speakers offer flexible inputs, perky sound

The Shift A2, from venerable speaker maker Paradigm, offers good sound (and just as good looks) in a desktop speaker than can be run solo or in pairs.

Review: Sonos's Playbar is a great soundbar for its price

The Playbar is one of the best soundbars in its price range, but it can’t compete with a midrange AV receiver and a 5.1-channel speaker configuration.

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Review: Griffin Technology iTrip Auto

For car stereo systems stuck in the no-input dark ages, Griffin's iTrip Auto will broadcast your iOS devices music as an FM station.

Mac Gems: Shush gives you a systemwide mic mute

If you use a variety of audio and video apps, you'll likely find Shush to be a nifty app. It gives you a systemwide mute control, making it quick and easy to mute your microphone, no matter which app you're currently using.

Review: Arcam rPAC is a quality headphone amp and USB DAC at a nice price

At just $249, Arcam's rPAC is a reasonably priced combination of a dedicated headphone amplifier and a USB digital-to-analog converter, and it performs incredibly well for the price.

Expo Notes: Notable music products from Macworld/iWorld

Hardware and software for musicians can always be found on the Macworld/iWorld show floor, and 2013 was no exception. Here's what caught James Galbraith's eye.

Expo Notes: KaleidoPro opens possibilities for MIDI musicians

With KaleidoPro, a musician can play not just a wide range of drum kits, but also other instruments.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Weigh out!

This week's roundup of new iOS accessories offers ways to listen to music, weigh your baby, and plug in your favorite instrument.

Review: Philips SHB9100 Bluetooth headphones offer comfort and good sound

Philips’s SHB9100 Bluetooth headphones offer a nice balance between comfort and good sound, and the inclusion of a wired option is handy for those times you forget to charge. However, the SHB9100 isn't for you if you depend on your Bluetooth headset for making phone calls.