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Bob Ankosko  |  Jun 01, 2023  |  1 comments
Spring has been kind to us. We’ve had the opportunity to evaluate and recommend a number of interesting products in recent weeks. Among them, a streaming speaker guaranteed to rock your house, luxury headphones from an iconic high-end brand known for its top-shelf electronics, two terrific TVs — one OLED, one mini-LED — a “spatial audio” speaker you can balance in the palm of your hand, and more. Read on for a rundown of our latest Top Picks in just about every AV category.
Mark Henninger  |  May 31, 2023  |  0 comments
Top consumer electronics brands, industry experts, and audio enthusiasts will gather for a three-day high-performance A/V show. Dedicated home theater rooms and over 60 "experience rooms" provide attendees with the opportunity to demo a wide variety of music and video systems.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 30, 2023  |  0 comments
The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) has announced that Hisense U7K and U8K series TVs have been certified to work with its SoundSend wireless audio transmitter, a $179 adapter/transmitter that converts the TV’s audio output into a high-quality wireless signal compatible with WiSA Certified speakers.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 25, 2023  |  1 comments
With Memorial Day fast approaching, we bring you the latest in news from Sonos, Sennheiser, Comcast, Cleer Audio, Netflix, and Ford (hint: it has something to do with radio).
Bob Ankosko  |  May 24, 2023  |  0 comments
McIntosh is the latest classic audio brand to pay homage to its roots by reissuing vintage designs, a pursuit embraced for years by Klipsch, JBL and, more recently, KLH. But McIntosh is different as a revered hi-fi brand best known for power amplifiers, especially those iconic tube designs that date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 22, 2023  |  0 comments
Lavish hi-fi excess was on bold display at the 2023 edition of High End Munich, the international show where it’s usually easy to find speakers that cost upwards of (or well over) six figures.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 18, 2023  |  3 comments
Spears & Munsil has announced a vastly enhanced and expanded 2023 version of its popular Ultra HD Benchmark home theater calibration tool.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 18, 2023  |  1 comments
Technics today introduced two noise-cancelling wireless earbuds that improve on the sound quality and comfort of its previous designs.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 17, 2023  |  1 comments
If you have a tolerance for TV commercials, startup Telly has an unusual proposition for you. The company wants to give you a 55-inch 4K HDR TV/soundbar system for free in exchange for personal information advertisers will use to deliver targeted commercials.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 16, 2023  |  0 comments
Sanus, the Minnesota-based company specializing in mounts and accessories for TVs and speakers, has introduced adjustable wall mounts designed specifically for the new Sonos Era 100 and Era 300 wireless speakers.
Mark Henninger  |  May 15, 2023  |  0 comments
TCL has announced the pricing and availability specifics for its 2023 lineup of 4K HDR, QLED, and mini-LED TVs, initially showcased at CES earlier this year, as well as the S2 and S3 entry-level HDTVs.

The company's diverse range includes six series spread across two distinct classes—S Class and Q Class—with models varying in size from compact 32-inch screens to expansive 98-inch displays at prices ranging from $170 all the way up to $10,000.

Bob Ankosko  |  May 12, 2023  |  1 comments
It's been 30 years since Bowers and Wilkins introduced the world's most intriguing speaker, the utterly unique Nautilus — an example of outside-of-the-box thinking if there ever was one. To commemorate the milestone, the iconic British brand is offering a new made-to-order version of the speaker featuring a stunning Abalone Pearl finish.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 12, 2023  |  0 comments
NAD is making waves in the hi-fi community with an industry first: a two-channel streaming DAC/preamplifier boasting four subwoofers outputs plus Dirac Live room correction and bass control.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 11, 2023  |  3 comments
It may feel like summer is just around the corner but we still have more than a month to go, which means you have plenty of time to pick up a new set of wireless earbuds and check out the latest in outdoor party speakers, portable video systems, and more.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 08, 2023  |  1 comments
AudioControl today announced that the G4 series amplifiers shown last fall at CEDIA 2022 are all now available.