Bob Ankosko

Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 04, 2023  |  0 comments
Retro is shaping to be one of the CES themes at Harman Luxury Audio Group, which today offered a preview of several products it will unveil when the show opens tomorrow, including four additions to its stylish Classic Series — an integrated amplifier, streaming media player, CD player, and turntable — all featuring elegant machined-aluminum faceplates.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 04, 2023  |  0 comments
JVC will kick off 2023 CES with a new projector targeting gamers looking for an edge and home theater enthusiasts with rooms subject to ambient light.
Bob Ankosko  |  Jan 03, 2023  |  0 comments
The 2023 edition of CES opens its doors in Las Vegas on Thursday, January 5, making a full return to the in-person format upon which the world’s largest technology show was built over more than half a century. Here’s a quick preview of a few A/V products slated for introduction at 2023 CES.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 22, 2022  |  0 comments

The 55-inch set is battery-powered and can be mounted on any surface without tools or even a mounting bracket.

CES 2023 opens two weeks from today and the pre-show news machine is already in full swing. While the big-name A/V brands — Samsung, Sony, LG, etc. — tend to keep CES announcements under wraps until the eve of the show or opening day, tech startups are looking to drum up as much pre-show publicity as possible. One of the more intriguing announcements we’ve seen so far is what San Diego-based started up Displace is hailing as the “world’s first truly wireless TV.”

Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 20, 2022  |  1 comments
Urbanista, the Swedish lifestyle brand specializing in reasonably priced wireless headphones and earbuds, is now shipping the solar-powered Phoenix noise-canceling wireless earbuds it announced in August.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 15, 2022  |  0 comments
Okay, now we’re really getting down to the wire. Christmas is 10 days away and it’s awfully late to be still thinking about holiday shopping…yet I know I’m not alone. The good news: There’s still time to squeak in a few last-minute gifts and there are some really sweet deals to be had. Adding to last week’s holiday gift list, here’s another 10 potential gifts to give (and get) — all Top Picks, vetted and approved by Sound & Vision reviewers — 11 if you count our just-posted Top Pick: Bowers & Wilkins’ excellent Px8 noise-canceling wireless headphones. This week’s picks range in price from $230 to $800 and are presented here from least to most expensive with current discounts noted. Happy last-minute shopping!
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 12, 2022  |  1 comments
With CES 2023 now less than a month away, advance news is starting to trickle in. LG Display has announced that it will preview a new low-profile sound producing technology for cars it calls the Thin Actuator Sound Solution.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 08, 2022  |  0 comments
Yes, we know… You haven’t finished your holiday shopping. You’re not alone and if you’re like me, you haven’t even started. Yet, the clock keeps ticking: 16 days ’til Christmas with only days left to order online and ensure gifts get where they need to be in advance of the Big Day. In the spirit of helping you (and me) check an item or two off the ’ol shopping list, here are 10 potential gifts to give (and get) — all Top Picks, vetted and approved by your friends at Sound & Vision — 11 if you count our just-posted Top Value Pick: the Monolith THX-certified 5.1 minispeaker system.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 08, 2022  |  0 comments
Audeze, the Santa Ana, CA-based company specializing in planar-magnetic headphones, today introduced two versions of a new “ultra-low-latency” wireless gaming headset dubbed Maxwell — one for Xbox and one for PlayStation.
Bob Ankosko  |  Dec 06, 2022  |  0 comments
Audioengine, the Austin-based speaker maker, today announced a killer deal on its P4 mini bookshelf speakers.