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  • Future Automation’s Magical Disappearing Act

    Future Automation’s Magical Disappearing Act

    Perched on the cliffs in the Big Sur region of the Central Coast of California, off the grid, down a switchback a hundred feet below the main road, sits a gorgeous octagonal house owned by a world-traveling entrepreneur. It has a 210-degree view of t…
    - 28 Jan 16, 2:00pm -
  • Review: ALLie Home Dual 360-Degree Surveillance Camera

    Review: ALLie Home Dual 360-Degree Surveillance Camera

    After more than a year of build-up and anticipation, IC Real Tech’s ALLie Home 360-by-360-degree security camera is finally here. Like, in my front paws right this very now. And it feels a little magical. Like I’m holding a piece of the future. A…
    - 27 Jan 16, 5:44pm -
  • Control4’s New EA Controllers Do What Other Home Automation Controllers Can’t
    My wife has absolutely no clue what a home automation controller is or does. I mentioned to her last week, after returning from a trip to Salt Lake City to visit Control4’s headquarters, that we would soon be getting a new controller for the home t…
    - 26 Jan 16, 2:30pm -
  • URC Ships Newer, Faster TRF-ZW2 Z-Wave Gateway

    URC Ships Newer, Faster TRF-ZW2 Z-Wave Gateway

    URC announced this week that its new TRF-ZW2  Z-Wave Gateway—which we first brought you news of at last year’s CEDIA Expo in Dallas—is now shipping and available from your local URC Total Control dealer. And there may be a few terms in the pre…
    - 22 Jan 16, 12:38pm -
  • Sony Expands h.ear Series Lineup

    Sony Expands h.ear Series Lineup

    When Sony introduced its h.ear Series headphones last year, the emphasis was on equal parts style, comfort, and high-resolution audio performance. Now the company is back with two new models of h.ear headphones, both of which boast the same vibrant c…
    - 20 Jan 16, 10:55am -
  • GoldenEar’s New SuperSub X Saves Space Without Sacrificing Oomph
    For many a home theater junkie… err, enthusiast, there’s no such thing as a subwoofer that’s too big. If it cranks out tight, explosive, hard-hitting, controlled bass with no distortion and loads of bottom end, the thing could look like a refri…
    - 19 Jan 16, 10:27am -
  • Sony Unveils Its 2016 HDR UHD TV Lineup

    Sony Unveils Its 2016 HDR UHD TV Lineup

    As you might imagine, audio wasn’t the only thing going on in Sony’s booth at this year’s CES. The company also introduced three new series of HDR UHD TVs, which run the gamut from entry-level 55-inchers all the way up to 85-inch monsters. And…
    - 18 Jan 16, 9:28am -
  • Mark Levinson Unveils New Dual-Mono Preamp and Feature-Packed Digital Music Player

    Mark Levinson Unveils New Dual-Mono Preamp and Feature-Packed Digital Music Player

    Most of the most exciting trends in the audio world over the past few years—for me, at least—is the explosion of amazing new two-channel products that not only capture the essence of the old-school hi-fi products of my youth, but also manage to k…
    - 14 Jan 16, 11:16am -
  • Sony’s New PS-HX500 Turntable Will Rip Your Vinyl in High-Res

    Sony’s New PS-HX500 Turntable Will Rip Your Vinyl in High-Res

    It’s pretty safe to say, I think, that most people in the market for a good turntable are looking for that warmth and tangibility that physical analog sound delivers. The simplicity. The outright lack of digital-ness. But Sony is betting with its l…
    - 13 Jan 16, 11:20am -
  • If You’re Buying a New UHD TV This Year, Look for the ULTRA HD PREMIUM Logo
    One of the most noteworthy things I saw at this year’s CES wasn’t a new product, or even a new technology. Don’t get me wrong—there were plenty of those, and I’ll be covering the coolest of them in the coming weeks. The thing that sticks wi…
    - 12 Jan 16, 12:14pm -

Home Theater Magazine

  • newJigsaw

    Jigsaw

    PictureSoundExtras2010’s Saw 3D was ostensibly the final film in the popular horror saga. And then, lo and behold, a mere seven years later, the franchise was rebooted with Jigsaw. Directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig, the story finds t…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 May 18, 4:45pm -
  • newThe Yanny and Laurel Mind Games

    The Yanny and Laurel Mind Games

    It was an internet sensation, that's for sure. And a real head-scratcher, too. People listened to the same audio clip, and heard two completely different words. Much like the black/blue-white/gold dress craze that visually swept the internet three ye…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:12am -
  • newSpy Thriller ‘Red Sparrow’ Hits 4K Blu-ray Today

    Spy Thriller ‘Red Sparrow’ Hits 4K Blu-ray Today

    The erotic spy thriller Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence arrives on 4K Blu-ray today, a short two and half months after its theatrical debut.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:47am -
  • newParadigm Expands Finish Options for Persona Speakers

    Paradigm Expands Finish Options for Persona Speakers

    Paradigm has launched a design studio offering a range of finish options to dress up its already stylish Persona speaker line, one of Sound & Vision’s 2017 Top Picks.
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:00am -
  • newNetflix Forms Storytelling Partnership With the Obamas

    Netflix Forms Storytelling Partnership With the Obamas

    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a unique multi-year agreement with Netflix to produce a “diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features.”…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:02am -
  • Beem United BeActiv E300: Active, Affordable Earphone

    Beem United BeActiv E300: Active, Affordable Earphone

    Beem United is back with a wireless Bluetooth earphone that survives a massive workout on a single charge, while remaining comfortable and secure. For the price, it’s a decent option to grab on your way to the gym or your own pain cave home gym.
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 5:46pm -
  • Eye on Apple’s HomePod 4 Months After Launch

    Eye on Apple’s HomePod 4 Months After Launch

    It’s been almost a year since Apple announced HomePod but only four months since the smart speaker actually hit the market in early February.
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 3:15pm -
  • Best AV Receivers of 2018

    Best AV Receivers of 2018

    The pursuit of serious home theater demands serious gear and no component is more important than the command center that sits at its core. Of course, we’re talking about the AV receiver (AVR), which in addition serving as system hub and providing u…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 10:30am -
  • Geostorm

    Geostorm

    PictureSoundExtrasFacing their own complete extinction due to extreme storms that are destroying whole cities, the world finally comes together, sending 17 teams of scientists and engineers to create a system, a series of satellites all controlled…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 2:26pm -
  • Sound United & Sonos Settle Patent Infringement Suit

    Sound United & Sonos Settle Patent Infringement Suit

    Sound United today announced that it has reached a settlement with Sonos, resolving all patent infringement litigation between the two companies, including the upcoming case filed against Sonos by Denon.
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 1:49pm -

PCMag: HDTV's

  • Hisense 65R7E

    Hisense 65R7E

    Its picture won't blow your mind, but the Hisense R7 series of 4K TVs offers strong streaming features and accurate colors at a rock-bottom price.
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  • Hisense 55R7E

    Hisense 55R7E

    Its picture won't blow your mind, but the Hisense R7 series of 4K TVs offers strong streaming features and accurate colors at a rock-bottom price.
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  • Hisense 43R7E

    Hisense 43R7E

    Its picture won't blow your mind, but the Hisense R7 series of 4K TVs offers strong streaming features and accurate colors at a rock-bottom price.
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  • Sony XBR-85X900F

    Sony XBR-85X900F

    Sony's X900F 4K TV series is among the brightest we've tested, with excellent color and tons of features thanks to Android TV, though some minor issues coupled with a hefty price tag keep it from rising to the top.
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  • Sony XBR-75X900F

    Sony XBR-75X900F

    Sony's X900F 4K TV series is among the brightest we've tested, with excellent color and tons of features thanks to Android TV, though some minor issues coupled with a hefty price tag keep it from rising to the top.
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  • Sony XBR-55X900F

    Sony XBR-55X900F

    Sony's X900F 4K TV series is among the brightest we've tested, with excellent color and tons of features thanks to Android TV, though some minor issues coupled with a hefty price tag keep it from rising to the top.
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  • Sony XBR-49X900F

    Sony XBR-49X900F

    Sony's X900F 4K TV series is among the brightest we've tested, with excellent color and tons of features thanks to Android TV, though some minor issues coupled with a hefty price tag keep it from rising to the top.
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  • Hisense 50R7E

    Hisense 50R7E

    Its picture won't blow your mind, but the Hisense R7 series of 4K TVs offers strong streaming features and accurate colors at a rock-bottom price.
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  • Sony XBR-65X900F

    Sony XBR-65X900F

    Sony's X900F 4K TV series is among the brightest we've tested, with excellent color and tons of features thanks to Android TV, though some minor issues coupled with a hefty price tag keep it from rising to the top.
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  • Samsung UN82NU8000FXZA

    Samsung UN82NU8000FXZA

    Samsung's NU8000 series of 4K HDR LED TVs offer a premium design, plenty of connected features, and a wide color range, but disappointing contrast.
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Sound + Vision Magazine

  • newJigsaw

    Jigsaw

    PictureSoundExtras2010’s Saw 3D was ostensibly the final film in the popular horror saga. And then, lo and behold, a mere seven years later, the franchise was rebooted with Jigsaw. Directed by Michael Spierig and Peter Spierig, the story finds t…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 May 18, 4:45pm -
  • newThe Yanny and Laurel Mind Games

    The Yanny and Laurel Mind Games

    It was an internet sensation, that's for sure. And a real head-scratcher, too. People listened to the same audio clip, and heard two completely different words. Much like the black/blue-white/gold dress craze that visually swept the internet three ye…
    - 8 hours ago, 22 May 18, 11:12am -
  • newSpy Thriller ‘Red Sparrow’ Hits 4K Blu-ray Today

    Spy Thriller ‘Red Sparrow’ Hits 4K Blu-ray Today

    The erotic spy thriller Red Sparrow, starring Jennifer Lawrence arrives on 4K Blu-ray today, a short two and half months after its theatrical debut.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:47am -
  • newParadigm Expands Finish Options for Persona Speakers

    Paradigm Expands Finish Options for Persona Speakers

    Paradigm has launched a design studio offering a range of finish options to dress up its already stylish Persona speaker line, one of Sound & Vision’s 2017 Top Picks.
    - 9 hours ago, 22 May 18, 10:00am -
  • newNetflix Forms Storytelling Partnership With the Obamas

    Netflix Forms Storytelling Partnership With the Obamas

    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have entered into a unique multi-year agreement with Netflix to produce a “diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features.”…
    - 10 hours ago, 22 May 18, 9:02am -
  • Beem United BeActiv E300: Active, Affordable Earphone

    Beem United BeActiv E300: Active, Affordable Earphone

    Beem United is back with a wireless Bluetooth earphone that survives a massive workout on a single charge, while remaining comfortable and secure. For the price, it’s a decent option to grab on your way to the gym or your own pain cave home gym.
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 5:46pm -
  • Eye on Apple’s HomePod 4 Months After Launch

    Eye on Apple’s HomePod 4 Months After Launch

    It’s been almost a year since Apple announced HomePod but only four months since the smart speaker actually hit the market in early February.
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 3:15pm -
  • Best AV Receivers of 2018

    Best AV Receivers of 2018

    The pursuit of serious home theater demands serious gear and no component is more important than the command center that sits at its core. Of course, we’re talking about the AV receiver (AVR), which in addition serving as system hub and providing u…
    - 1 day ago, 21 May 18, 10:30am -
  • Geostorm

    Geostorm

    PictureSoundExtrasFacing their own complete extinction due to extreme storms that are destroying whole cities, the world finally comes together, sending 17 teams of scientists and engineers to create a system, a series of satellites all controlled…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 2:26pm -
  • Sound United & Sonos Settle Patent Infringement Suit

    Sound United & Sonos Settle Patent Infringement Suit

    Sound United today announced that it has reached a settlement with Sonos, resolving all patent infringement litigation between the two companies, including the upcoming case filed against Sonos by Denon.
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 1:49pm -

TechRadar: Audio Visual Reviews

  • TCL 6-Series Roku TV (R615, R617)

    TCL 6-Series Roku TV (R615, R617)

    TCL’s 6-Series offers a supremely good value for first-time 4K TV buyers.
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 10:40pm -
  • Even H2 Wireless Headphones

    Even H2 Wireless Headphones

    The Even H2 Wireless Headphones tailor a listening experience to your ears’ unique abilities.
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 5:14pm -
  • Google Home Max

    Google Home Max

    The Google Home Max has good reason for its mighty size and price: it’s smart, powerful and just plain fun to use.
    - 6 days ago, 16 May 18, 10:43am -
  • LG SK85 (SK8500, SK9000) Super UHD

    LG SK85 (SK8500, SK9000) Super UHD

    Brilliant colors are backed by impressive Full Array Dimming technology and well-implemented voice control functionality.
    - 8 days ago, 15 May 18, 1:29am -
  • LG E8 OLED (OLED65E8)

    LG E8 OLED (OLED65E8)

    The LG E8 OLED manages to take some big leaps forward thanks to the Alpha 9 processor.
    - 8 days ago, 14 May 18, 4:30pm -
  • Optoma UHZ65 4K Laser Projector

    Optoma UHZ65 4K Laser Projector

    Excellent 4K detail, pleasing HDR and clean upscaling on this expensive projector.
    - 11 days ago, 11 May 18, 2:44pm -
  • LG C8 OLED (OLED55C8, OLED65C8)

    LG C8 OLED (OLED55C8, OLED65C8)

    If you’ve been pining for an OLED but were put out by the price, LG’s 2018 C8 OLED has everything you want for a lot less than you'd expect.
    - 12 days ago, 10 May 18, 6:10pm -
  • JBL Link Bar

    JBL Link Bar

    Android TV is more capable than ever inside of JBL’s new soundbar, which packs in the always-helpful Google Assistant.
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 18, 7:23pm -
  • Samsung NU8000 (UN55NU8000, UE55NU8000)

    Samsung NU8000 (UN55NU8000, UE55NU8000)

    Bright, colorful scenes sullied by awful motion interpolation and unhelpful personal assistants.
    - 15 days ago, 7 May 18, 4:30pm -
  • Marshall Mid ANC

    Marshall Mid ANC

    The Marshall Mid ANC offers good sound with average noise cancellation.
    - 15 days ago, 7 May 18, 2:59pm -

TechRadar: Home Cinema

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