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Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 30, 2023  |  1 comments
Lenbrook, owner of Bluesound and the renowned NAD and PSB brands, today announced that its BluOS music-management platform will receive a robust update this fall aimed at revitalizing the mobile app experience and delivering a more personalized way to control music across multiple listening zones.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 29, 2023  |  6 comments
Kaleidescape today introduced a line of high-performance, high-capacity movie servers built to support super-fast downloads.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 29, 2023  |  0 comments
Samsung today announced the addition of an 85-inch screen size to its Terrace series of outdoor 4K TVs, a category the company sees growing in popularity as more people look to enjoy TV entertainment in the backyard.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 28, 2023  |  0 comments
Dolby Labs today announced a new technology that will make it easy for owners of Atmos-enabled TVs to create a heightened audio experience by “seamlessly pairing” one or more wireless speakers to the set’s onboard sound system without having to worry where the speakers are located.
SV Staff  |  Aug 24, 2023  |  1 comments
Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), keeper of all things PlayStation, today entered into an agreement to acquire Audeze, the Santa Ana, California-based company specializing in high-performance electrostatic and planar-magnetic headphones for the professional audio, gaming, and audiophile markets.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 24, 2023  |  1 comments
The gloves are off in the battle for super-big-screen dominance with today’s announcement that TCL will sell its new 98-inch 4K TV for $5,000.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 24, 2023  |  2 comments
Apart from being one of the world’s most respected speaker companies, Bowers & Wilkins is known for its relentless pursuit of sonic perfection. That mission started a half a century ago with founder John Bowers and continues today with a fresh round of upgrades to the brand’s popular 600 Series.
SV Staff  |  Aug 23, 2023  |  1 comments
LG today announced new gaming options that owners of its smart TVs in the U.S. can access from the home screen.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 23, 2023  |  1 comments
When Netflix announced that its disc-by-mail service would end on September 29th, many have wondered what would become of its massive library of discs. The company shed a tiny bit of light on the subject the other day.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 17, 2023  |  0 comments
The volume of AV news and product announcements is picking up as summer winds down and home entertainment companies set their sights on Labor Day specials, CEDIA Expo 2023 (watch for our preview in early September), and, ultimately, a holiday selling season that can make or break a brand’s financial standing for the year. Let’s have a look…
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 15, 2023  |  1 comments
Technics has updated the entry-level model in its line of high-performance wireless earbuds with the addition of noise cancellation and new features to improve connectivity and fit.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 10, 2023  |  0 comments
Before summer slips away, EPV Screens, the custom-installation brand of Elite Screens, is taking backyard movie nights to the next level with a new line of wireless, motorized projection screens.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 09, 2023  |  1 comments
LG is extending wireless technology previewed in a 97-inch OLED TV at CES 2023 to smaller, more affordable screen sizes.
Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 08, 2023  |  12 comments
For adherents of Blu-ray and DVD, the headlines were devastating:

“Disney Is Exiting Physical Media in Australia…”
“Fans Begin Hoarding DVDs and Blu-ray Discs as Disney Stops Selling Them”
“Disney Strikes Major Blow Against Physical Media, Stops DVD & Blu-Ray In Australia”

And this coming just months after Netflix announced that it would end its iconic red-envelope disc delivery service on September 29th.

Bob Ankosko  |  Aug 04, 2023  |  First Published: Aug 03, 2023  |  0 comments
With the summer in full swing and Labor Day a mere month away, it’s the perfect time to take stock of Sound & Vision’s Top Picks for 2023. Whether you’re in the market for a TV or projector, a streaming device or speaker, or a full-on home theater speaker system, we’ve got you covered with multiple recommendations. Or maybe you’re looking for a good set of wireless earbuds to get you through the Dog Days of Summer. Whatever it is, we can pretty much guarantee that at least one of the 30 award-winning products we’ve cataloged here will strike your fancy.