October 2010


Tech Zone: October 2010
Ken C. Pohlmann rounds up some cool new products, including the Meridian Sooloos Control 15 music server and the GoldenEar Triton Two Tower loudspeaker.

The Custom Installer: It's All Right to Be Wrong
It's OK to break some sacred home theater rules if it helps you get more enjoyment from your system.

Gadget Gary: Dre Trippers
Gary Dell'abate gets ears-on with Monster Cable's Dr. Dre signature headphones.

The Final Cut: Saying No to Google TV
Google is working their way into every aspect of our digital lives. Ken C. Pohlmann is stopping them at his TV.


Interview: Wayne Coyne
The Flaming Lips Frontman talks about recording Pink Floyd songs, 5.1 and the future of A/V.

Review Round Up: Soundbars
We test four multi-talented soundbars to see which option makes the most sense for your home theater.

Halloween Special: 10 Essential Horror DVDs and Blu-rays
A chronological list of discs to keep you up at night in the best way possible.


Test Report: Atlantic Technology AT-1 H-PAS Speakers
A serious algorithm translated into a truly impressive set of speakers.

Test Report: LG 47LX6500 3D LCD TV
Solid 3D and a wide viewing angle distinguish LG's 6500 series TVs.

Test Report: Dreamvision Starlight LCoS Projector
A fixed Schneider anamorphic lens helps this projector push out excellent image quality.

Test Report: Triad Speakers
Designer Series Onwall Mini LCR 3.0 Soundbar, DS300 In-Wall Speakers and Inwall Slimsub/4 Subwoofer.

Test Report: Toshiba BDX2700 Blu-ray Player
This web-savvy Blu-ray player offers excellent picture quality and an eclectic selection of content.

Test Report: Martin Logan Motion Series Speaker System
An outside-of-the-box design give these speakers a distinct sound that deserves a listen.

Test Report: S1Digital ES400 and P250 Entertainment Server
A simple solution for playing ripped media, TV and streaming video.


Blu-ray Reviews:

  • The Runaways and Rock 'n' Roll High School
  • Kick-Ass
  • Greenberg
  • Date Night
  • A Star Is Born
  • DVD Exclusive: The Great Waldo Pepper

    Music Reviews:

  • The Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
  • The Sword, Warp Riders
  • School of Seven Bells, Disconnect from Desire
  • Sheryl Crow, 100 Miles from Memphis
  • David Rhodes, Bittersweet
  • Blu-ray Disc: Porcupine Tree, Anesthetize
  • Surround Disc: Anathema, We're here Because We're Here
  • Vinyl LP: LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening

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