Barb Gonzalez  |  Mar 25, 2019  |  0 comments
Apple has revealed the details about its anticipated Apple TV app and subscription TV service and it doesn't include its own live TV offering. In an announcement focusing on Apple services there were a few surprises including a additions to Apple News and an Apple credit card.
SV Staff  |  Mar 25, 2019  |  0 comments
Netflix has released another teaser for fans of its hit series Stranger Things, which has been delayed for the better part of a year.
SV Staff  |  Mar 25, 2019  |  0 comments
Connecticut-based AV furniture specialist Salamander Designs has introduced a line of custom wall cabinets designed specifically for Hisense “Laser TV” short-throw 4K projectors, including the 100-inch model we reviewed a year ago, which made our 2018 Top Picks of the Year list.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Mar 25, 2019  |  0 comments
“Attend first-run movies in theaters...FREE!” That’s the Kickstarter headline that caught my eye. Who doesn’t love free movies? However, what lengths will you go through to get those free movie theater tickets? PreShow is a new app launching on Kickstarter by the founder of MoviePass. If funded and launched, the PreShow app will play 15-20 minutes of advertisements in exchange for one free movie ticket credit. How they ensure that you watch the ads is completely freaking me out.

SV Staff  |  Mar 22, 2019  |  0 comments
Puro Sound Labs, the San Diego-based maker of kid-safe headphones, has partnered with autism advocate KultureCity to help bring awareness to sensory sensitivity and offer hearing protection for autistic children at more than 150 entertainment venues around the country.
Roger Kanno  |  Mar 22, 2019  |  0 comments
Widows is a taught crime thriller directed by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave), who co-wrote the script with author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl). Based on a British television series, it follows the lives of several women brought together by their husbands' criminal pasts and features an outstanding cast led by an intense performance from Viola Davis, with support from Daniel Kaluuya, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, and others. Told in a stylish and well-paced manner, Widows holds plenty of twists and surprises for the viewer. I found the movie to be thoroughly engrossing.
Mike Mettler  |  Mar 22, 2019  |  1 comments
Once you let Roon manage your digital audio playback, your multizone listening aspirations will be fulfilled.
SV Staff  |  Mar 21, 2019  |  0 comments
Apple has introduced a second-generation version of its popular Airpod wireless earphones that outperforms its predecessor in several key areas.
Al Griffin  |  Mar 21, 2019  |  2 comments
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SV Staff  |  Mar 21, 2019  |  3 comments
Twenty-two years ago this week, the first DVD players were introduced in the U.S. after numerous false starts and delays over copyright concerns raised by Hollywood movie studios. DVD offered an upgrade in picture quality over VHS tape plus the convenience of a CD-like disc that wasn’t prone to wear and made it quick and easy to navigate through content, putting an end to tedious rewinding and fast-forwarding.