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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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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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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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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...

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SV Staff Posted: Apr 29, 2016 0 comments
Looking back over our Top Pick posts in April, we find a small, eclectic collection of AV gear that we can recommend without reservation. Most intriguing is a super compact projector that delivers shocking value—and brightness—for considerably less than a grand.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2016 0 comments
Sony announced that it is bringing high dynamic range (HDR) capability to the $10,000 VPL-VW365ES home theater projector it introduced last fall. Current owners will be able to add the feature with a firmware update.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 28, 2016 0 comments
Yamaha today unveiled an entry-level stereo receiver that puts a new spin on a classic audio theme with the inclusion of Bluetooth connectivity.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 27, 2016 0 comments
Two iconic amplifier brands from decades past are coming together under the aegis of Canadian distributor-turned-manufacturer Radial Engineering Ltd., which is staging a global launch of the brands at the High End 2016 show in Munich, Germany, May 5-8.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 27, 2016 0 comments
LG webOS 3.0 has a unified Channel Plus list that integrates streaming with broadcast channels including free and premium content. You can even control other LG smart appliances through the home network...
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 27, 2016 0 comments
San Francisco-based startup Lumoid has added headphones and portable Bluetooth speakers to its try-before-you-buy service, which lets you effectively rent photography and video gear, drones, and wearable fitness trackers for two weeks before making a purchase.
SV Staff Posted: Apr 26, 2016 0 comments
And you thought home theater in a box was dead… Not only is HTiB not dead, Onkyo has announced plans to introduce a Dolby Atmos-equipped 5.1.2-channel home theater box system in May.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Apr 26, 2016 4 comments
Seventy-nine percent of U.S. consumers still subscribe to pay TV, but that number is dwindling as cord-trimmers, cord-cutters, and cord-nevers cut into the base. That’s the news from PricewaterhouseCoopers in its report “Videoquake 3.0: The Evolution of TV’s Revolution.”
SV Staff Posted: Apr 26, 2016 0 comments
Marantz is kicking off its 2016 home theater line-up with an affordable, low-profile 7.2-channel network AV receiver aimed at design- and space-conscious enthusiasts who don’t want to compromise on performance.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 25, 2016 0 comments
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced plans to progressively roll out a “broad selection” of films on 4K Ultra HD (UHD) Blu-ray and in UHD digital formats beginning this summer, helping to push the total number of UHD titles expected to be released in 2016 to more than 100.
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SV Staff Posted: Apr 22, 2016 1 comments
Frodo—yes, Frodo as in the famous Hobbit—looks like a watch but it’s actually a wearable camera. And not just any camera.

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