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SV Staff Posted: Jul 18, 2016 0 comments
As part of a major restructuring, Sonos is opening its first retail store in the trendy Soho section of New York City tomorrow (July 19).
SV Staff Posted: Jul 18, 2016 2 comments
Q Acoustics, which claims to be the UK's fastest growing loudspeaker brand, today launched a website offering a full line of home speakers. Products are also sold on eBay, Amazon, and the pro audio site Reverb.com.
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 18, 2016 2 comments
Almost four in 10 homes with an 18-34 year-old resident rely on broadcast-only or Internet-only alternatives to cable or satellite, according to new research from GfK.

SV Staff Posted: Jul 15, 2016 1 comments
Calling the traditional button-operated remote control outdated, Dish is making a voice-control remote available to owners of its Hopper 3 and 4K Joey set-top boxes for $30.
SV Staff Posted: Jul 15, 2016 0 comments
Utah-based Streamz, a spin-off of Mozaex that raised $100,000 on flashfunders.com, has a unique spin on personal music with the “world’s first smart streaming headphones.”
SV Staff Posted: Jul 15, 2016 0 comments
Yamaha has introduced two Blu-ray players featuring advanced 4K/Ultra HD upscaling, onboard Wi-Fi, and high-resolution digital to analog converters.
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SV Staff Posted: Jul 14, 2016 0 comments
ABC has relaunched its streaming service with seven original short-form series, full seasons of 38 “throwback” shows, and a user interface retooled to improve navigation on the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 13, 2016 0 comments
Tidal music streaming and FireConnect wireless multi-room connectivity are coming to AV receivers from Onkyo and Pioneer...
Rob Sabin Posted: Jul 13, 2016 0 comments
Kicker, the brand founded in 1973 by Steve Irby in Stillwater, Oklahoma (and still run by him today), best known for its car aftermarket subwoofers and other products, is after a decidedly different target with its new Bullfrog Jump wireless portable speaker.

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SV Staff Posted: Jul 13, 2016 0 comments
Unamas, the Japanese hi-res music label run by award-winning recording engineer Mick Sawaguchi will release 10 albums encoded in the MQA format on Friday (July 15).
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Jul 12, 2016 0 comments
Nugs.net. Ever heard of ’em? I hadn’t but was intrigued when I saw the press release: “Live Music Pioneers nugs.net Launch Streaming Service.” Turns out the company has been making professional recordings of concert performances available to fans of jam bands for years—something followers of Gov’t Mule, Phish, and Widespread Panic probably already know. To learn more about this unique service, I reached out to founder Brad Serling.
SV Staff Posted: Jul 12, 2016 0 comments
BenQ says its about-to-be-released i500 mini DLP projector offers a new way to wirelessly stream “larger-than-life images in limited spaces, all without the hassle of connecting cables, media boxes, dongles, or portable devices.”
SV Staff Posted: Jul 11, 2016 0 comments
Not one to miss a promotional opportunity, Monster has introduced three Ghostbusters-themed headphones to coincide with the release of Ghostbusters (2016) last Friday
SV Staff Posted: Jul 11, 2016 1 comments
Klipsch has partnered with Pro-ject Audio to offer its first turntable, expanding yet again beyond the horn-loaded home speakers the iconic brand has been building for 70 years.
Leslie Shapiro Posted: Jul 11, 2016 1 comments
High-resolution audio has a new champion. This past April we reported that Nativ had launched an Indiegogo campaign to bring a premium high-resolution wireless touchscreen music player and DAC to production. It easily surpassed its funding goal by 316%—that’s $344,000 from its initial goal of $100,000. Well, to sweeten the ask, Nativ just announced they’re adding the Nativ Disc powered by Gracenote, a new CD ripping unit that continues their “bit-perfect” streak. Think no one cares about high-resolution audio? The 356 Indiegogo backers certainly care.

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