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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2016 0 comments
Abbey Road Studios, best known as the recording home of The Beatles in the ’60s, has launched a series of exclusive playlists on Spotify and Apple Music to commemorate its 85th Anniversary.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2016 0 comments
Amazon kicked off its Black Friday deals a couple weeks ago and Best Buy has joined the fray announcing a number of deals on 4K/Ultra HD TVs in advance of the big, post-Thanksgiving shopping day.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 14, 2016 0 comments
GoldenEar has announced that the SuperSub X unveiled at CES last January is now shipping.
Leslie Shapiro Posted: Nov 14, 2016 2 comments
This morning we can take a break from the post-election fallout and concentrate on a news item that is less contentious, and certainly more interesting. Electronics powerhouse Samsung is set to acquire Harman International for approximately $8 billion when the sale closes in mid-2017. While we at Sound&Vision know Harman from their home audio brands, the bulk of their business has been in the automotive world. Samsung sees the future of connected cars and this acquisition is their foot in the proverbial car door. This is the biggest acquisition in Samsung history, and one that marks a concerted effort to grab a huge piece of the automotive industry.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 11, 2016 0 comments
The first episode of Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music, the last project produced by legendary music producer Sir George Martin who passed away on March 8, airs on PBS channels at 10 p.m. ET, Monday (November 14).
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 10, 2016 0 comments
Spending on home entertainment products is up about 4 percent over the same period in 2015, according to the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG).
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 08, 2016 2 comments
How many times have you gone to a live concert and been thoroughly appalled by the quality of the sound? The bass is super boomy, vocals are muffled, and those intricate guitar fills you long to hear are lost in what comes out as sonic mush.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 08, 2016 0 comments
Kushion, the “world’s first” padded Bluetooth Speaker, gives new meaning to pillow talk.
SV Staff Posted: Nov 08, 2016 0 comments
A beastly subwoofer, multiroom DAC, Atmos-ready micro satellite speaker system, and more.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 07, 2016 0 comments
DTS announced that China-based LeEco is integrating DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS-HD into its line of 4K/Ultra HD (UHD) TVs and one of its smartphones.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 04, 2016 Published: Nov 03, 2016 0 comments
Boombotix, San Francisco-based maker of headphones and stylish voice-controlled Bluetooth speakers, has launched a Wi-Fi-based smart speaker on Kickstarter designed to “totally revolutionize the way you listen to music.”
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 04, 2016 Published: Nov 03, 2016 0 comments
Amazon is aiming to put you in the holiday shopping spirit with the launch of its Black Friday Deals Store and more than a dozen curated holiday gift guides, including an Electronics Gift Guide Store featuring more than 500 products.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 03, 2016 0 comments
GoldenEar Technology was recently awarded a U.S. patent for the unique design and technology used in its SuperSub series of powered subwoofers, including the new SuperSub X slated to ship before the end of the month.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 02, 2016 0 comments
Sony yesterday announced new firmware updates for five current projectors. The updates add an HDR Contrast function, automatic selection of BT2020 color space, among other things.
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SV Staff Posted: Nov 02, 2016 0 comments
RetailNext predicts that Black Friday will not be the biggest shopping day of the rapidly approaching 2016 holiday season.

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