Bob Ankosko

Bob Ankosko  |  May 07, 2024  |  1 comments
Though Focal is best known for the fine speakers it builds in France, the company has been slowly expanding its line of high-quality headphone over the past decade. Today, the company announced two new over-ear wired models, bringing the total number of headphones it offers to nine.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 06, 2024  |  2 comments
Samsung today introduced a new entry-level series of OLED TVs and added smaller screen sizes to fill in its mid-level OLED series.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 03, 2024  |  1 comments
NAD Electronics has announced a new Classic Series integrated amplifier/DAC that boasts a modular design and evokes the brand’s origins as a maker of fine value-oriented audio gear.
Bob Ankosko  |  May 01, 2024  |  2 comments
At a time when TV screens are getting bigger by the day and fast approaching projection screen sizes, JVC remains undeterred and continues to push high-end projection TV with a focus on improved dynamic range and contrast. The company today announced two D-ILA laser projectors designed to input and display images at 8K60p and 4K120p resolutions.
Bob Ankosko  |  Apr 29, 2024  |  3 comments
ELAC, the German maker of high-quality speakers, has announced a new series of mix-and-match home theater speakers that is the culmination of almost 100 years of experience in acoustic design and engineering.
Bob Ankosko  |  Apr 23, 2024  |  0 comments
Sonos today announced its “most extensive app redesign ever” in an effort to help music lovers overcome the frustrations and challenges of today’s fragmented streaming landscape.
Bob Ankosko  |  Apr 22, 2024  |  3 comments
iFi Audio, the UK-based maker of digital-to-analog converters and DAC/amplifiers for use at home and on the go, has introduced a portable DAC for audiophiles and casual listeners who want to squeeze every last drop of resolution out of the music they stream, whether they’re listening over headphones or speakers.
Bob Ankosko  |  Apr 18, 2024  |  3 comments
Along with warmer spring weather that couldn’t come soon enough for those of us who live in the Northeast, the early months of 2024 brought a treasure trove of new gear with a decided audio slant — all bona fide Sound & Vision Top Picks ranging in price from $200 to $7,200. Here we present a dozen great AV products, including one of the best and brightest OLED TVs we have ever reviewed, and a host of audio options ranging from a set of a killer studio monitors that can be had for 200 bucks (!) to an integrated amplifier that will get you into the hi-rez streaming game for $700 and an AV receiver guaranteed to make any audiophile drool. Capsules are organized by price, least to most expensive. Let’s take a closer look...
Bob Ankosko  |  Apr 15, 2024  |  2 comments
Samsung today added a second 98-inch 4K TV to its 2024 lineup but this one costs $11,000 less than the 98-inch QN90D Neo QLED set announced earlier this year.
Bob Ankosko  |  Apr 12, 2024  |  2 comments
U.K.-based Cambridge Audio today kicked off the 2024 edition of the Audio Expo North America (AXPONA) with word that an updated version of its popular CXA81 integrated amplifier is on the way.