Theo NicolakisFreelance contributor, TechHive

Theo Nicolakis is a C-Level technologist and digital communications professional. He's also a passionate audiophile and home theater aficionado.

Polk Omni S6 in black.

Polk Omni S6 wireless speaker review: Play-Fi hardware is still hobbled by Play-Fi software

This speaker's price tag, sound, and feature set are appealing enough, but it's all undermined by a distinctly mediocre app.

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Oppo's PM-2 planar magnetic headphones

Oppo PM-2 planar magnetic headphones review: As exquisite as they are expensive

Oppo's PM-2 planar magnetic headphones have an uncanny knack of pulling out every last detail from your music.

meze 99 classics top view

Meze 99 Classics headphone review: beautifully crafted cans

The Meze 99 Classics are an exhilarating experience for the serious music lover.

Headphones buyers guide: Which type delivers the best balance of great sound, isolation, and comfortable fit?

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In the ear, over the ear, or on the ear: We examine three headphone types and name the the best for music lovers.

smooth edges

Sugr Cube wireless speaker review: Innovative features, beautiful design, great sound

Sugr puts a unique spin on the wireless speaker.

AfterMaster Pro

The AfterMaster Pro promises to improve any type of audio

Ordinary audio goes into this black box; extraordinary audio comes out. What's the secret?

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The HUB and HUB mini

Stream high-res audio to as many as 10 devices without wires? Yes, please!

Hub by Ekko is the most intriguing multi-room audio system we've seen since Sonos, but it's a year or more from coming to market.

Riva S' Trillium design features speakers on the left, right, and front

Riva S Bluetooth speaker review: A portable, wireless speaker for music lovers

The small and lightweight Riva S is a music-lover and audiophile’s portable dream-come-true

BT5200 and BT2200

Puro Labs Bluetooth headphones review: These cans promise protection from noise-induced hearing loss

We audition the kids' and adult models and dig both of them.

The Loop earbud cable organizer

The Loop review: A simple tool for avoiding tangled earbud cables

This deceptively simple gadget keeps earbuds tangle-free and protected.

Lola headphones (white)

Lola headphones review: Futuristic design, custom fit, and great sound

The Lola’s cool design and bass-rich sound will appeal to millennials, but its audio performance falls just short of knocking more expensive headphones off their perch.