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SV Staff  |  May 05, 2017  |  1 comments
Earlier this year Holland-based Miniot raised $50,000 on Kickstarter to fund the Wheel, a unique minimalist turntable that works horizontally or vertically (as in hung on a wall).
SV Staff  |  May 04, 2017  |  0 comments
Denon has added Bluetooth streaming capability and upgraded analog circuitry to the latest iteration of its popular CD-based M-Series minisystem.
SV Staff  |  May 04, 2017  |  0 comments
The furniture gurus at Connecticut-based Salamander Designs have come up with a stylish credenza custom made for Sony’s new VPL-VZ1000ES Ultra Short Throw 4K projector, designed to project a 100-inch image when positioned only 6 inches from the wall.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 03, 2017  |  9 comments
John Mellencamp with Carlene Carter, guests in the latest installment of McIntosh and Republic Records’ Direct Connection interview series. Photo by Meredith Truax.

Lit cigarette in hand, pop-rock icon John Mellencamp sauntered to the front of the room in McIntosh’s swanky Soho townhouse. He had a serious look on his face. No hint of a smile. Maybe he’s nervous, I thought to myself as he sat on a stool with a large ashtray at his side. Or is it just that he’s the personification of cool and really doesn’t give a rat’s ass about what people think…

SV Staff  |  May 03, 2017  |  0 comments
Sennheiser has announced a higher-resolution, fully balanced version of the HDVD 800 headphone amplifier it introduced in 2013.
SV Staff  |  May 03, 2017  |  0 comments
Integra today announced the availability of a new hi-res-capable stereo receiver with custom-installation features.
Mark Fleischmann  |  May 02, 2017  |  0 comments
Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee streaming-only series will move from Sony Pictures–owned Crackle to Netflix for its 10th season. Not that there’s anything wrong with that...

Sony Adopted Dolby Vision HDR video technology along with HDR10 in three 2017 Bravia OLED models and three LCD models. Screen sizes range from 55 to 77 inches...

SV Staff  |  May 02, 2017  |  0 comments
A newly restored director’s edition of the 1995 crime drama Heat, starring Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro, is returning to theaters tonight for a one night engagement in advance of its May 9 release on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital HD.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 02, 2017  |  6 comments
Beatles fans will soon have the opportunity to rediscover Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band as they’ve never heard it before.
SV Staff  |  May 01, 2017  |  0 comments
Onkyo and Integra have released a firmware update that adds Chromecast audio streaming and Google Home voice capability to a dozen products.
SV Staff  |  Apr 28, 2017  |  0 comments
While April didn’t necessarily shower us with gear goodness, it turned in a lucky seven lineup of Top Pick recommendations. From two mind-blowing speaker systems and the world’s first planar-magnetic in-ear headphones to a spectacular Ultra HD Blu-ray player and a pair of projectors that meet different needs, there’s something here for everyone.
Rob Sabin  |  Apr 28, 2017  |  0 comments
Vizio officially showed off its new 2017 flat-panel display line-up in New York this week, with an emphasis on demonstrations designed to show off their improved technology and, as usual, high value.

Mark Fleischmann  |  Apr 27, 2017  |  1 comments
Back in the days before Blu-ray, companies like ClearPlay and TV Guardian offered parents a way to filter their children’s DVD viewing to screen out material deemed offensive. Some may call it censorship; others, a necessary tool for parents.
SV Staff  |  Apr 27, 2017  |  0 comments
DC Entertainment, home of the iconic superheroes Batman and Superman, is teaming with Warner Bros. to launch a streaming service with Warner Bros. next year.
SV Staff  |  Apr 25, 2017  |  0 comments
Klipsch today announced that the museum and archives of company founder and audio pioneer Paul W. Klipsch will be transferred to the recently formed Klipsch Heritage Museum Association (KHMA) in a ceremony on Thursday (April 27) in Hope, Arkansas.