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SV Staff  |  Jul 10, 2019  |  0 comments
McIntosh today introduced a high-end, stereo preamplifier with an advanced digital audio module that builds on the DA1 module found in a handful of its products, including the C49 preamplifier introduced in May.
SV Staff  |  Jul 09, 2019  |  2 comments
Denon today introduced its least expensive IMAX Enhanced AV receiver — a feature-packed 9.2-channel model that lists for $1,100.
SV Staff  |  Jul 09, 2019  |  0 comments
You might know Miramar, FL-based JL Audio for making some of the best home and car subwoofers money can buy, not to mention fine car stereo speakers and amplifiers, but did you know they also build killer marine speakers?
SV Staff  |  Jul 08, 2019  |  0 comments
KEF has announced speaker stands and a wall mounting bracket for the stylish LSX speaker series it introduced last fall.
SV Staff  |  Jul 08, 2019  |  0 comments
Comcast has rolled out a web-based remote control for its Xfinity X1 cable platform that uses eye-tracking technology to make TV accessible for people with physical disabilities that prevent them from using a traditional remote control.
SV Staff  |  Jul 05, 2019  |  0 comments
Sony today announced new wireless earbuds featuring improved noise canceling technology.
SV Staff  |  Jul 05, 2019  |  2 comments
The beauty of Netflix is tons of content, easily accessible at a reasonable price and no ads, right? But what if the streaming powerhouse were to offer a less expensive option with ads — would you go for it
SV Staff  |  Jul 02, 2019  |  8 comments
Sony pulled the wraps off a new flagship 4K/Ultra HD Blu-ray player yesterday that supports hi-res audio and spins DVD Audio discs and SACDs.
SV Staff  |  Jul 02, 2019  |  6 comments
Stacey Spears and Don Munsil, creators of the acclaimed Spears & Munsil High Definition Benchmark series of test and calibration discs, have announced the release of the UHD HDR Benchmark, a 4K Blu-ray disc dedicated to the calibration and evaluation of 4K Ultra HD (UHD) displays that support high dynamic range (HDR).
SV Staff  |  Jul 01, 2019  |  0 comments
Sound & Vision Top Picks for the month of June include two TVs — one a 4K OLED that delivers breathtaking images, the other a super-bright LCD set that costs $1,500 less — a $500 soundbar that’s does a lot more than just improve movie sound, and a pair of tower speakers from a legendary name in audio that can be had for five hundred bucks.
Stewart Wolpin  |  Jul 01, 2019  |  4 comments
Forty years ago today Sony introduced a portable cassette player that would forever change the way the world experienced music on-the-go.
SV Staff  |  Jun 28, 2019  |  0 comments
With Independence Day less than a week away, Shop Sound & Vision and others are offering deals on LG TVs that are sure to raise a few eyebrows.
SV Staff  |  Jun 28, 2019  |  1 comments
Roku-based streaming devices accounted for more than 30% of U.S. sales of connected TV devices in the first three months of 2019, bolstering Roku’s lead in streaming TV platforms, according to new research from Strategy Analytics.
SV Staff  |  Jun 27, 2019  |  0 comments
Dirac Research, the Swedish technology company best known among S&V readers for its Dirac Live speaker setup/room-correction system, is bringing that technology to cars through a partnership with China’s miniDSP.
SV Staff  |  Jun 27, 2019  |  3 comments
HBO has announced plans to release a limited-edition DVD/Blu-ray boxed set encompassing all eight seasons of the Game of Thrones just in time for Christmas and singled out Season 8 for release on 4K/Ultra HD Blu-ray.