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Bob Ankosko Posted: Oct 15, 2015 0 comments
Despite all the hoopla over the new immersive surround-sound formats, stereo is still very much in the mix at Pioneer’s CEDIA exhibit, where the company is spotlighting a limited-edition reference-grade headphone, portable digital audio player, and stereo receiver with networking and high-resolution playback capabilities.
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Oct 15, 2015 0 comments
In-wall speaker pioneer SpeakerCraft stole the show at the Core Brands press event at CEDIA when it demonstrated the first Atmos-enabled in-wall speaker module we’ve seen.
Bob Ankosko Posted: Oct 06, 2015 2 comments
Monoprice the online retailer known for its cheap AV cables, accessories, and assorted electronics is attempting to step up its audio game (and capitalize on the vinyl revival) with a hybrid tube will sell for $150 when it becomes available later this month.
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Oct 01, 2015 0 comments
Nestled among the dozens of gadgets and gizmo’s at the annual Holiday Spectacular press event in New York City were a few products worth mentioning.

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Bob Ankosko Posted: Sep 23, 2015 1 comments
In what may be the most creative (and craziest) stunt for a music video, UK director Joe Connor hitched a pair of vintage Sony TVs to a weather balloon with GoPro cameras in tow and sent them to orbit. All to promote the song “Call You Home” by Kelvin Jones. A YouTube post of Jones singing the song went viral last year, eventually leading to a deal with Sony Music.
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Sep 23, 2015 1 comments
Poet Audio Pandoretta 360° Wireless Sound System

When I stumbled upon Poet Audio’s Pandoretta, I wasn’t quite sure what I was looking at. I knew it was a speaker and not some sort of fancy air-filtration system, but what kind of speaker? Was it a new take on Yamaha’s Digital Sound Projector with an array of tiny drivers behind all those holes? It didn’t occur to me that the stainless steel “grille” might be an elaborate design element. Yet that’s exactly what it is.

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Bob Ankosko Posted: Sep 21, 2015 2 comments
Forgetting for a moment about security risks associated with the rise of the Internet of Things—a world in which every imaginable device, from your TV and wireless music system to your refrigerator and sprinkler system, is online gathering and exchanging data—Forbes raises a thought-provoking question:
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Sep 21, 2015 0 comments
2015 CEDIA Expo opens on October 15 and the invites and we’re getting a steady flow of invites and news teasers. Two recent ones caught my attention…
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Aug 24, 2015 0 comments
Amid the flurry of MusicCast products announced at last week’s press event were two upcoming Atmos-ready products—the YSP-5600 soundbar the CX-A5100 preamp/processor.
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Bob Ankosko Posted: Aug 20, 2015 3 comments
Walking past Barnes & Noble in midtown New York City it was hard to miss the huge “Vinyl and Turntables” sign in the window.

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