SV Staff  |  May 29, 2018  |  0 comments
As the Kickstarter campaign for Como Audio’s new voice-enabled SpeakEasy portable speaker winds down, the company has announced the speaker can be pre-ordered for $209 until the campaign ends on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. EST.
SV Staff  |  May 29, 2018  |  0 comments
LG today announced that its 2018 AI ThinQ OLED and Super UHD TVs are now compatible with Amazon Alexa voice-enabled devices.
Al Griffin  |  May 28, 2018  |  First Published: May 27, 2018  |  14 comments
Who are you?

I’m Al Griffin, the new editor of Sound & Vision magazine. While readers might know my name from the Ask S&V column and from product reviews, my involvement with the magazine actually spans back to its formation. Let’s begin at the beginning.

SV Staff  |  May 28, 2018  |  7 comments
Photo: LG Display.

LG Display turned more than a few heads at last week’s Society for Information Display (SID) conference where it demonstrated the “world’s first” 77-inch flexible and transparent OLED display.

SV Staff  |  May 28, 2018  |  1 comments
Best Buy continues to expand its Geek Squad tech service. Last week, the nation’s largest electronics retailer announced the nationwide launch of Total Tech Support Powered by Geek Squad...
SV Staff  |  May 28, 2018  |  0 comments
TV audience-measurement company Nielsen is now including detailed viewership data from YouTubeTV in the local TV-audience measurement data it provides to media companies and advertisers.
Michael Antonoff  |  May 27, 2018  |  First Published: May 24, 2018  |  1 comments
The smart speaker is about to change the way you live. Are you ready?

It’s not every day that a new consumer electronics category comes along that has an adoption rate projected to be faster than that of any other device, including smartphones, computers, TVs, and radios.

Some 56.3 million smart speakers are projected to ship this year, nearly twice as many as last year and 10 times the number shipped in 2016, according to Canalys. In the first quarter of 2017, only 7 percent of U.S. households had smart speakers. By the end of 2020, 75 percent are expected to have them, according to Gartner and Edison Research.

Josef Krebs  |  May 25, 2018  |  0 comments
The Foreigner, a superior action-thriller from Martin Campbell, the director of two of the best Bond outings ever—Casino Royale and GoldenEye—not only delivers both excitement and dramatic complexity but offers a surprisingly moving performance from its star, Jackie Chan. Presented in a Blu-ray of impressive picture and sound quality, it makes for memorable home theater.
SV Staff  |  May 25, 2018  |  0 comments
Revolution Acoustics has introduced a new adapter panel for its SSP6 Multiducer “invisible” speaker that propagates a “360-degree bubble” of sound from a standard size acoustic ceiling tile.
Rob Sabin  |  May 25, 2018  |  3 comments
Our “Flashback” feature “Speaker Cables: Can You Hear the Difference” (link below) offered as part of the ongoing celebration of our 60th year, is a juicy tidbit from 1983 that proved one of the most controversial articles in our predecessor Stereo Review ’s history.