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SV Staff Posted: May 13, 2016 0 comments
The Hi-Res Music logo adopted by music industry in 2015 as a way to help music enthusiasts identify the highest quality digital audio files and the retailers that sell them will be available for adoption by streaming services on June 1, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and its member companies, including Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, and Warner Music Group.
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SV Staff Posted: May 12, 2016 3 comments
How long before music subscription services completely overshadow downloading? Sooner than you might think. Digital Music News is reporting that unnamed sources with strong ties to Apple say the tech giant is preparing to abandon iTunes music downloads.
SV Staff Posted: May 11, 2016 0 comments
Silicon Valley-based Ignition Design Labs has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new Wi-Fi router designed to “thrive” in congested environments with multiple bandwidth-hungry activities going on simultaneously.
SV Staff Posted: May 11, 2016 0 comments
The last piece to Pioneer’s 2016 AV puzzle is the 5.1-channel VSX-531 AV receiver, which is now available for $250.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: May 11, 2016 0 comments
In case you missed it, the Dish Network has a channel devoted to dogs and the canine-inclined...
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.
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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.
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 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.
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SV Staff Posted: May 13, 2016 Published: May 06, 2016 1 comments
One week from today diehard Klipsch fans will descend upon the small town of Hope, Arkansas to pay homage to Paul W. Klipsch who founded Klipsch Audio 70 years ago and to celebrate their collective passion for the special brand of speakers he created.
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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.
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.
Posted: May 05, 2016 4 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 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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