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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

  • newXbox One X Review: All 4K HDR Content in One Box

    Xbox One X Review: All 4K HDR Content in One Box

    The newest generation, the Xbox One X, launched earlier in November so I have had a couple weeks to test it. With streaming 4k HDR capabilities, 4K HDR gaming, and a built-in 4k Ultra HD player, this game console has all the 4K content you could want…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:45am -
  • newAnd More Hot Black Friday Deals...

    And More Hot Black Friday Deals...

    Along with a variety of manufacturer-direct offers being served up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, our own Sound & Vision shopping portal has identified a ton of attractive online deals from our retailer partners including Amazon, Crutchfield, Bes…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:13pm -
  • newHere Comes the Deal

    Here Comes the Deal

    Are you ready for the Big Sale Day? Or are you planning to skip the whole kerfuffle and go to the movies or play a round of Top Golf? If you are, indeed, a BF shopper here are a few of the manufacturer-sponsored deals we’ve been alerted to in recen…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:45pm -
  • newTech the Halls: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

    Tech the Halls: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

    'Tis the season to start driving yourself crazy trying to figure out what the heck to get friends and family members for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa (insert your holiday here). The 2017 Holiday Rush is fast approaching, soon to be top of mind—unle…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:43pm -
  • newArlo Guthrie Gives Thanks for 50 Years of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”

    Arlo Guthrie Gives Thanks for 50 Years of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”

    Is there a more hallowed Thanksgiving tradition than the annual spinning of Arlo Guthrie's magical 18-minute tale about one fateful Thanksgiving Day encounter that's also celebrating its 50th birthday this year, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”?…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:26am -
  • newHow Origin Is Making Beautiful Music with Amazon

    How Origin Is Making Beautiful Music with Amazon

    15 Minutes with Origin Acoustics CEO Jeremy BurkhardtSpend a few minutes on Jeremy Burkhardt’s LinkedIn page and you quickly gain an appreciation of his passion for custom installation and desire to create products that simplify installation and…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:05am -
  • Riva WAND Wireless Music System Review

    Riva WAND Wireless Music System Review

    Arena Wireless SpeakerPerformanceFeaturesErgonomicsValue Festival Wireless SpeakerPerformanceFeaturesErgonomicsValuePRICE Festival, $499; Arena, $249AT A GLANCEPlusExcellent build and sound quality Chromecast, AirPlay, Blue…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 4:49pm -
  • Energy Star Certification for TV: How Dim Is Too Dim?

    Energy Star Certification for TV: How Dim Is Too Dim?

    New proposed Energy Star requirements for TVs are designed to insure viewers are aware of which picture modes/settings meet the Energy Star certification. But that's not all...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:52pm -
  • RIP: Audio Legend Arnie Nudell

    RIP: Audio Legend Arnie Nudell

    Arnie Nudell, considered one of the founders of high-end audio, has died. He was 80.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 12:19pm -
  • New App Makes it Easy to ‘Soundtrack’ to Your Videos

    New App Makes it Easy to ‘Soundtrack’ to Your Videos

    Moodelizer of Stockholm, Sweden has introduced a free app that makes it easy to add pizzazz to videos you shoot on the fly.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 11:27am -

PCMag: HDTV's

  • LG Signature OLED77W7P

    LG Signature OLED77W7P

    LG's Signature OLEDW7P series of TVs let you hang a thin, bezel-free OLED right on your wall and pair it with a Dolby Atmos-capable soundbar for a striking entertainment experience with superlative picture quality.
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  • LG Signature OLED77G7P

    LG Signature OLED77G7P

    LG's Signature OLEDG7P series is every bit as attractive and capable as last year's excellent OLEDG6P series, but the company has a new flagship OLED that's only slightly more expensive but a lot more impressive.
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  • TCL 75C807

    TCL 75C807

    TCL's C-series with Roku TV should be on your short list if you're looking for a big-screen smart television with a small price tag.
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  • TCL 65C807

    TCL 65C807

    TCL's C-series with Roku TV should be on your short list if you're looking for a big-screen smart television with a small price tag.
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  • LG Signature OLED65G7P

    LG Signature OLED65G7P

    LG's Signature OLEDG7P series is every bit as attractive and capable as last year's excellent OLEDG6P series, but the company has a new flagship OLED that's only slightly more expensive but a lot more impressive.
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  • LG Signature OLED65W7P

    LG Signature OLED65W7P

    LG's Signature OLEDW7P series of TVs let you hang a thin, bezel-free OLED right on your wall and pair it with a Dolby Atmos-capable soundbar for a striking entertainment experience with superlative picture quality.
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  • TCL 55C807

    TCL 55C807

    TCL's C-series with Roku TV should be on your short list if you're looking for a big-screen smart television with a small price tag.
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  • LG 65SJ9500

    LG 65SJ9500

    LG's 65SJ9500 is a pricey 4K LCD TV that boasts picture quality and style that almost puts it in arm's reach of OLED models.
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  • Sony XBR-55A1E

    Sony XBR-55A1E

    Sony's A1E series of OLED TVs shows off the technology's capability for perfect blacks and wide colors, with the power and features of Android TV under the hood.
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  • Sony XBR-77A1E

    Sony XBR-77A1E

    Sony's A1E series of OLED TVs shows off the technology's capability for perfect blacks and wide colors, with the power and features of Android TV under the hood.
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Sound + Vision Magazine

  • newXbox One X Review: All 4K HDR Content in One Box

    Xbox One X Review: All 4K HDR Content in One Box

    The newest generation, the Xbox One X, launched earlier in November so I have had a couple weeks to test it. With streaming 4k HDR capabilities, 4K HDR gaming, and a built-in 4k Ultra HD player, this game console has all the 4K content you could want…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:45am -
  • newAnd More Hot Black Friday Deals...

    And More Hot Black Friday Deals...

    Along with a variety of manufacturer-direct offers being served up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, our own Sound & Vision shopping portal has identified a ton of attractive online deals from our retailer partners including Amazon, Crutchfield, Bes…
    - 9 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:13pm -
  • newHere Comes the Deal

    Here Comes the Deal

    Are you ready for the Big Sale Day? Or are you planning to skip the whole kerfuffle and go to the movies or play a round of Top Golf? If you are, indeed, a BF shopper here are a few of the manufacturer-sponsored deals we’ve been alerted to in recen…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:45pm -
  • newTech the Halls: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

    Tech the Halls: 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

    'Tis the season to start driving yourself crazy trying to figure out what the heck to get friends and family members for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa (insert your holiday here). The 2017 Holiday Rush is fast approaching, soon to be top of mind—unle…
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:43pm -
  • newArlo Guthrie Gives Thanks for 50 Years of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”

    Arlo Guthrie Gives Thanks for 50 Years of “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”

    Is there a more hallowed Thanksgiving tradition than the annual spinning of Arlo Guthrie's magical 18-minute tale about one fateful Thanksgiving Day encounter that's also celebrating its 50th birthday this year, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”?…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:26am -
  • newHow Origin Is Making Beautiful Music with Amazon

    How Origin Is Making Beautiful Music with Amazon

    15 Minutes with Origin Acoustics CEO Jeremy BurkhardtSpend a few minutes on Jeremy Burkhardt’s LinkedIn page and you quickly gain an appreciation of his passion for custom installation and desire to create products that simplify installation and…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:05am -
  • Riva WAND Wireless Music System Review

    Riva WAND Wireless Music System Review

    Arena Wireless SpeakerPerformanceFeaturesErgonomicsValue Festival Wireless SpeakerPerformanceFeaturesErgonomicsValuePRICE Festival, $499; Arena, $249AT A GLANCEPlusExcellent build and sound quality Chromecast, AirPlay, Blue…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 4:49pm -
  • Energy Star Certification for TV: How Dim Is Too Dim?

    Energy Star Certification for TV: How Dim Is Too Dim?

    New proposed Energy Star requirements for TVs are designed to insure viewers are aware of which picture modes/settings meet the Energy Star certification. But that's not all...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:52pm -
  • RIP: Audio Legend Arnie Nudell

    RIP: Audio Legend Arnie Nudell

    Arnie Nudell, considered one of the founders of high-end audio, has died. He was 80.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 12:19pm -
  • New App Makes it Easy to ‘Soundtrack’ to Your Videos

    New App Makes it Easy to ‘Soundtrack’ to Your Videos

    Moodelizer of Stockholm, Sweden has introduced a free app that makes it easy to add pizzazz to videos you shoot on the fly.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 11:27am -

TechRadar: Audio Visual Reviews

  • newApple AirPods

    Apple AirPods

    Apple's controversial axing of the 3.5mm headphone jack opens the door to a whole new product: AirPods.
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 12:33pm -
  • newAfterShokz Trekz Titanium wireless headphones

    AfterShokz Trekz Titanium wireless headphones

    These bone conduction speakers are a re-think of what headphones should do, but comfort and sound quality suffer.
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 9:34am -
  • newBose SoundTrue

    Bose SoundTrue

    The Bose SoundTrue offer plenty of redeeming qualities, but their high price tag puts them up against competition that they can't handle.
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:45am -
  • Optoma HD142X Projector

    Optoma HD142X Projector

    Optoma's HD142X may be squarely about making home theater projection affordable, but there's far more about it than just a low price.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 2:01pm -
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick

    Amazon Fire TV Stick

    Now in its second generation, Amazon’s streaming stick is a solid evolution, even if it misses some opportunities.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 9:15am -
  • Jabra Move Wireless

    Jabra Move Wireless

    It may be black and blue, but it's hard to beat this pair of Bluetooth headphones the low price.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 8:42am -
  • Sony MDR-ZX330BT On-Ear Headphones

    Sony MDR-ZX330BT On-Ear Headphones

    Extremely light and aesthetically pleasing, Sony's latest is a no-frills wireless headset that lasts for a week.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 6:30am -
  • LG OLED C7 (OLED55C7)

    LG OLED C7 (OLED55C7)

    Much-improved picture quality with a gorgeous design and a more affordable price make LG’s C7 OLED a prime contender for TV of the year.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 5:40am -
  • B&O BeoPlay H4

    B&O BeoPlay H4

    Luxury Scandinavian brand B&O Play has announced its new entry-level over-ears, and it's done so with few compromises.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 5:15am -
  • AfterShokz Trekz Air headphones

    AfterShokz Trekz Air headphones

    Isolating the wearer from all ambient noise can be dangerous. Cue bone conduction, which avoids the ears entirely.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 17, 4:43am -

TechRadar: Home Cinema

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