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SV Staff Posted: May 10, 2016 0 comments
Definitive Technology today announced a redesigned fourth-generation version of the front/rear-radiating BP10 bipolar tower speaker it introduced 25 years ago.
SV Staff Posted: May 09, 2016 0 comments
NAD Electronics has announced plans to expand its Masters Series product line. The M32 digital integrated amplifier ($3,499) will join the line in June, followed by the M50.2 digital music player ($3,999) in August.
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SV Staff Posted: May 09, 2016 0 comments
Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S., affecting more than 36 million Americans today, according to the American Academy of Audiology.
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SV Staff Posted: May 06, 2016 0 comments
There may be a new reason to linger longer in the shower—at least that’s what Alex King, founder of the unique if not bizarre Octaloofah exfoliator/massager/shower speaker, hopes.
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SV Staff Posted: May 06, 2016 2 comments
Warner Music Group (WMG) today announced a long-term global licensing deal with MQA, the company’s first deal with a major music company.
Posted: May 05, 2016 2 comments
Marvel is unleashing its latest Captain America saga, hoping that the recent disappointing Superman/Batman outing by DC Comics has not diminished the public’s enthusiasm for comic-book mayhem. Last night, resplendent in my superhero costume and not pulling any punches, I heroically battled supervillain Ken Pohlmann at the press screening of Civil War....

SV Staff Posted: May 05, 2016 0 comments
Audio Research is introducing the Foundation Series of tube-based components at the Munich High End Show.
SV Staff Posted: May 04, 2016 0 comments
Sony announced availability and pricing for nine new audio products, including two AV receivers, a Blu-ray player with Hi-Res audio capability, soundbar, and wireless speakers.
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SV Staff Posted: May 04, 2016 0 comments
MQA is continuing to build partnerships and momentum for its Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) technology, which aims to bring studio quality playback to the home.
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SV Staff Posted: May 03, 2016 4 comments
Bowers & Wilkins, the venerable British speaker brand also known as B&W, has been acquired by EVA Automation, a two-year-old Silicon Valley-based technology company founded by Gideon Yu, a Korean-born high-tech investor and former president and current co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers football team.
SV Staff Posted: May 03, 2016 0 comments
Peerless-AV has announced the UltraView line of outdoor TVs designed to withstand temperature fluctuations from –24 to 122° F.
SV Staff Posted: May 03, 2016 1 comments
Focal, the French speaker manufacturer, has introduced a line of high-end outdoor speakers ranging in price from $349 to $665 apiece.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: May 02, 2016 2 comments
Attention, cord cutters: Broadband isn’t the only alternative to cable and satellite operators.
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SV Staff Posted: May 02, 2016 1 comments
Consumers have purchased more than 7 million 4K Ultra HD (UHD) TVs since they first hit the market in 2013, according to a new report from the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG).
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Corey Gunnestad Posted: May 02, 2016 3 comments
Actor Ryan Reynolds, director Tim Miller and actor Ed Skrein at the Deadpool press event in Beverly Hills. (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/Invision.)

What Can You Get for 47 Dollars and a Bag of Skittles?

On Monday, April 11, 2016, the good folks at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment were kind enough to invite a select few of us to a special global media event at the ever-so posh Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, California to herald the video release of one of its biggest box office successes, Deadpool on May 10. And I was lucky enough to attend...