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SV Staff  |  Mar 01, 2019  |  0 comments
Acoustic Geometry, a Minnesota-based company specializing in affordable acoustic solutions, wants audiophiles and home theater enthusiasts to know that its acoustic treatment kits are available at Best Buy’s Magnolia Home Theater locations around the country.
SV Staff  |  Feb 28, 2019  |  0 comments
The month of February yielded a short but sweet list of Sound & Vision Top Picks that run the gamut from a low price/high performance 5.1 home theater speaker system and combo amp/digital-to-analog converter (DAC) to a decidedly upscale video projector that will leave enthusiasts drooling and a super refined, seven-channel power amplifier from a brand that is synonymous with “high end.” Can you guess who it is?
SV Staff  |  Feb 27, 2019  |  0 comments
With all the recent hullabaloo over the future of physical media, here’s a look at movies slated for release on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (or not) over the next couple of months. All movies scheduled for Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray are also slated for simultaneously release on DVD, and a couple of the movies will be released digitally and on DVD (no Blu-ray).
 |  Feb 26, 2019  |  0 comments
Pangea Audio has added an affordable “one-size-fits-all” speaker stand to its stable of audio accessories.
SV Staff  |  Feb 26, 2019  |  2 comments
AV enthusiasts reaffirm their love of 4K Blu-ray in a Sound & Vision poll.
SV Staff  |  Feb 25, 2019  |  2 comments
Samsung turned more than a few heads last week when it confirmed that it would no longer sell Blu-ray players in the U.S. The news was particularly striking because Samsung made headlines just three years ago when it introduced the world’s first 4K/Ultra Blu-ray player — the Top Pick-designated UBD-K8500.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Feb 25, 2019  |  0 comments
While teased last summer, a new video just released is showcasing Symfonisk, the collaboration between smart-speaker manufacturer Sonos and IKEA, maker of meatballs, build-it-yourself furniture, and all things Swedish and practical. The speakers that will come from this new venture promise to deliver the exceptional sound that Sonos is known for with the functionality and budget-friendliness of IKEA.

SV Staff  |  Feb 25, 2019  |  0 comments
Sony has announced pricing for the X950G Series of 4K LCD TVs previewed at CES 2019.
SV Staff  |  Feb 22, 2019  |  1 comments
Samsung has added voice control to the next generation of its wireless Galaxy Buds.
SV Staff  |  Feb 21, 2019  |  0 comments
Hong Kong-based Nativ has announced a software update for its Vita high-resolution (hi-res) music player/server that adds support for Tidal Masters, which provides access to thousands of albums encoded in the high-resolution Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) format created by Meridian Audio’s Bob Stuart.
SV Staff  |  Feb 21, 2019  |  0 comments
Paris-based hi-res music streaming and download service Qobuz officially opened its doors in the U.S. at a launch party held last week at the Devialet store in New York City’s SoHo district.
SV Staff  |  Feb 20, 2019  |  1 comments
Convinced the 36-year-old Compact Disc still has plenty of life left in it, U.K.-based ATC Loudspeaker Technology has announced that a new integrated amp/digital-audio converter (DAC) and matching CD player are headed for these shores.
SV Staff  |  Feb 20, 2019  |  0 comments
SVS today announced that the Top Pick-designated Prime Wireless speaker system introduced last fall is now available in a gloss white finish.
SV Staff  |  Feb 20, 2019  |  0 comments
Seymour-Screen Excellence aims to bring Hollywood-style screening room capabilities to a broader audience with a new, lower-priced motorized projection-screen masking system.
SV Staff  |  Feb 19, 2019  |  0 comments
Apple is reportedly putting the finishing touches on a streaming video service it is planning to launch as early as this spring.

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