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Bob Ankosko  |  Mar 14, 2023  |  0 comments
Pioneer today unveiled a new flagship AV receiver under the prestigious Pioneer Elite label.
Bob Ankosko  |  Mar 01, 2023  |  5 comments
Figuring out what to watch and how to watch it is the No. 1 “pain point” among an American/Canadian public that watches 4.4 hours of television a day. That’s just one of the many findings of TiVo’s biannual Video Trends Report.
Bob Ankosko  |  Mar 01, 2023  |  0 comments
Klipsch is bringing its decades of experience in speaker design to bear on a new line of high-performance subwoofers built to match the power and performance of its flagship Reference Premiere speakers.
Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 28, 2023  |  7 comments
Value Electronics, the Scarsdale, NY-based AV retailer that made a name for itself hosting annual TV Shootouts, has announced the winners of its first Headphone Shootout, held yesterday in New York City. Sony grabbed a win in the over-ear and in-ear categories and was joined by winning models from Bowers & Wilkins, Focal, and Sennheiser.
Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 28, 2023  |  0 comments
LG today announced pricing and availability for the 2023 OLED 4K TVs it previewed last month at CES 2023.
Mark Henninger  |  Feb 26, 2023  |  0 comments
Yesterday, I took a day trip to New York City and checked out CanJam 2023, a personal audio showcase touted as the foremost audio event for headphones. CanJam is actually a series of events that take place in various cities across the world, and the one in New York City is the easiest for me to attend. The two-day event, held on February 25th and 26th, took place at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square.

During the visit I took the opportunity to capture and create several short videos, they are featured here.

Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 23, 2023  |  3 comments
The latest and greatest in headphone technology will be on display at CanJam NYC 2023, which opens on Saturday (February 25) at the Marriott Marquis in the heart of New York City’s Times Square.
Mark Henninger  |  Feb 23, 2023  |  First Published: Feb 21, 2023  |  0 comments
Samsung has recently published comprehensive pricing details for its premium Neo QLED TVs and the 77-inch QD OLED, all of which are available to order now.

Some owners have already received their new TVs and are sharing their initial impressions on YouTube. Additionally, Sound & Vision had the opportunity to test three new models firsthand: the QN900C, the top-of-the-line 8K model, the QN95C, the 4K flagship model, and the S95C, the innovative QD OLED model with impressive picture quality.

Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 22, 2023  |  0 comments
Definitive Technology, the company started by audio-industry icon Sandy Gross in 1990, today announced a new series of speakers that celebrates the two things the brand is best known for: bipolar speaker designs that use front- and rear-facing drivers to create a more spacious listening experience and the “power tower” — a floorstanding speaker with a built-in powered subwoofer.
Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 20, 2023  |  0 comments
Germany’s Elac has announced a new line of high-performance “AutoEQ” subwoofers that draws on a rich history in audio that dates back almost 100 years.
Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 16, 2023  |  0 comments
If you streamed the Super Bowl LVII, congratulations: You contributed to making the 57th annual sporting event the most-streamed Super Bowl on record with 7 million streams across the Fox and NFL apps that carried the game, an increase of 18% over last year’s Super Bowl, according to Adobe Analytics.
Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 14, 2023  |  0 comments
Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has extended “The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be” exhibit through the end of the year. And, in case you missed it, the Rock Hall recently announced the nominees for its Class of 2023.
Mark Henninger  |  Feb 14, 2023  |  8 comments
Marantz has announced that it is taking orders for the AV 10 and AMP 10 starting today, February 14, 2023. The cost of each component is $7,000 ($14K for the pair) which puts it above AV receivers but still well below some other separates-based home theater AV solutions.

The AV 10 is a new, high-end AV preamp/processor that supports the latest AV formats and delivers an immersive, 3D sound and pristine picture quality. It comes with 15.4 channel processing and supports 8K resolution, making it an ideal choice for serious home theater enthusiasts.

Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 13, 2023  |  0 comments
In the ultra-competitive world of 4K TVs, top brands have been going out of their way make free content readily available on the home screens of smart TVs. It’s an enticing feature. Who doesn’t love free, especially during these financially trying times? In the latest expansion of its ever-evolving LG Channels service, LG today announced a new slate of movies and TV series.
Bob Ankosko  |  Feb 13, 2023  |  0 comments
Andover, the Massachusetts audio company behind the innovative Spin System we reviewed a couple of years ago, has announced an updated version of its original SpinDeck turntable.