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Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 04, 2022  |  2 comments
JVC is making a concerted effort to reach a broader audience with an entry-level addition to its acclaimed line of D-ILA video projectors.
Al Griffin  |  Jan 04, 2022  |  1 comments
Sony released details of its Bravia XR TVs for 2022 one day prior to the official start of CES. The new lineup features the company’s first 4K and 8K LCD TVs to use Mini-LED backlight technology, along with a new 4K OLED model featuring QD (Quantum Dot) OLED tech. All of Sony’s new premium TVs are equipped with Cognitive Processor XR, the company’s next-gen video processor which works in the background to intelligently optimize color, contrast, and image depth.
Al Griffin  |  Jan 03, 2022  |  0 comments
Samsung is first out of the gate with new TV news for CES 2022. The company’s announcements cover ultra-bigscreen MicroLED models with a new form factor and pre-configured screen size option, Neo QLED 8K and 4K TVs with refined backlight control and gaming features, plus enhancements to the company’s lifestyle-oriented The Frame TVs that significantly reduce screen glare and add more lifelike canvas and paper texture to displayed art.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 03, 2022  |  0 comments
On Wednesday, CES 2022 returns to the live, in-person format that has defined the seminal event for 55 years but, make no mistake, it’s a smaller show this time around. Much smaller.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 30, 2021  |  0 comments
Top Picks for the holiday month of December include an advanced wireless speaker system, 12-terabyte movie server, and spectacular 8K video projector at prices ranging from $2,000 to $25,000. But don’t despair, we’re also highlighting a trio of audio products that can be had for considerably less, including an outstanding Bluetooth speaker system that sells for $250 and a versatile hi-res streamer you can pick up for $600.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 21, 2021  |  0 comments
Polk Audio has been in the soundbar game for quite some time but has just now gotten around to offering a Dolby Atmos system — and it’s priced to sell.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 13, 2021  |  0 comments
M&K Sound has announced a new series of THX Certified subwoofers that builds on the performance of its X Series.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 09, 2021  |  3 comments
With Christmas a little more than two weeks away, A/V companies continue to bring new gear to market despite lingering shipping delays and materials shortages. The latest round of introductions includes the follow-up to a $60 set of wireless earbuds that earned a Sound & Vision Top Pick back in June, a beautiful take on the classic stereo console, a 65-inch 4K TV priced to sell, and a limited-edition version of an iconic speaker that has been in continuous production for 75 years. Can you guess which speaker it is?
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 06, 2021  |  1 comments
Stewart Filmscreen, has announced a promotion offering $1,000 off the purchase of a Kaleidescape server-based movie system to anyone who purchases one of its screen masking systems.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 02, 2021  |  0 comments
So, how’s the holiday shopping going? Have you nailed it (bravo, if so!), or are you still searching for the perfect gift for that special someone? If, like me, you fall into the latter category, I have a few mostly audio-oriented gift suggestions worth considering.
Bob Ankosko  |  Nov 24, 2021  |  0 comments
Okay, it’s time to take a break from shopping those Black Friday deals popping up everywhere and check out Sound & Vision’s Top Picks for November. You won’t be disappointed.
Michael Antonoff  |  Nov 23, 2021  |  0 comments
Maybe it’s human nature, but when it comes to holiday presents there’s a chasm between what people desire and what they intend to give.
Bob Ankosko  |  Nov 23, 2021  |  0 comments
BluOS and Sonos have announced software updates that expand surround sound options on a number of products.
SV Staff  |  Nov 22, 2021  |  1 comments
Forget laptops and phones. Forget robot vacuums, instant pots and all that other stuff. Black Friday this year is all about A/V, and to drive home that point, the subwoofer maestros at SVS are selling their 1000 and 2000 Series models at historically low prices.
Bob Ankosko  |  Nov 18, 2021  |  0 comments
Black Friday, the once-official kick-off to holiday shopping, is a week away yet the deals are already in full swing and have been for quite some time (“Black Friday in July” anyone?) as retailers get a jump on holiday selling and wary shoppers scramble to grab must-have gifts. Only a handful of companies reached out to us with early BF deals so we scoured the web to see what kind of deals we could find. Here’s a sampling of what we found…