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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Mar 06, 2017 0 comments
Sony Projectors got firmware updates to add HDR contrast to the picture menu, add an HDR indicator to the information menu, and automatically select the BT2020 color gamut. Affected models include the VPL-VW5000, VPL-VW665, and VPL-VW365; the VPL-VW675 already has these features...

Dish Network’s NBA Team Pass lets you follow your favorite team for $119 per season. The NBA League Pass, which covers the whole league, is still available for $199...

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 03, 2017 1 comments
Kickstarter has been a successful crowdfunding platform, raising almost $2.9 billion in project pledges since 2009. But for every Kickstarter campaign that reaches its funding goal, two flop.

Rob Sabin Posted: Mar 01, 2017 Published: Mar 02, 2017 0 comments
If something seems off-kilter in your life—for example, you've been feeling alienated and isolated from your family, or you're wondering why you're not having enough sex—Sonos thinks it may have found the answer.

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SV Staff Posted: Mar 01, 2017 0 comments
February may be the shortest month of the year but it was long on noteworthy product recommendations from your favorite magazine, including three that made our Top Picks of the Year list. Among these most recent picks is a cinema-caliber projector, an affordable yet powerful home automation system, a killer subwoofer, and a speaker system that is striking sonically and visually.
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 01, 2017 0 comments
Sound United today announced its acquisition of the D+M Group, a move that unites five venerable brands in one of the biggest brand consolidations in the history of audio.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 28, 2017 0 comments
Yamaha today announced that a free firmware update due out this fall will bring Amazon Alexa voice control to its MusicCast series of wireless multiroom products.
SV Staff Posted: Feb 28, 2017 0 comments
Vizio today unveiled the new SmartCast E-Series of video displays featuring built-in Chromecast streaming, full-array LED backlighting in screen sizes from 32 to 80 inches, and high dynamic range (HDR) capability in models with screens 55 inches and larger.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 27, 2017 0 comments
Waves Audio, developer of audio processing technologies, today announced an integrated circuit said to enable any device to “faithfully reproduce” 5.1 and 7.1 surround and virtual reality (VR) audio content over ordinary stereo headphones.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 27, 2017 1 comments
Audio ended 2016 on a high note with global sales growing 28 percent to $10.2 billion in the last three months of the year, according to new google research from U.K.-based Futuresource Consulting.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 24, 2017 2 comments
Apple is testing a fifth-generation Apple TV capable of streaming in 4K/Ultra HD (UHD), according to a recent BloombergTechnology report. The news comes weeks after Apple hired away the executive who had been running Amazon’s Fire TV division.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 23, 2017 1 comments
LG today announced pricing and availability for many of the OLED and Super UHD TVs unveiled at CES in January.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 22, 2017 0 comments
LG’s webOS has become the first smart TV platform to be cybersecurity-certified by UL, the independent safety testing company.
SV Staff Posted: Feb 22, 2017 2 comments
Bryston today announced a digital music player/entertainment hub that supports “virtually all” digital file formats and resolutions including DSD 128 and high-resolution PCM up to 32-bit/384kHz.
SV Staff Posted: Feb 21, 2017 1 comments
Elite Prime Vision (EPV) has introduced an ambient-light-rejecting projection screen designed for use with ultra-short-throw projectors that sit against the wall at the base of the screen.
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SV Staff Posted: Feb 21, 2017 0 comments
The thought of watching video on a smartphone might have seemed crazy a decade ago, yet nearly six in 10 consumers (57 percent) around the world watch videos on their phones every day, according AOL’s annual advertising study—virtually the same as the number of people (58 percent) who watch videos on a laptop or desktop every day.

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