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SV Staff  |  Nov 01, 2018  |  0 comments
The Halloween ghouls and goblins are gone but they left behind a delightfully eclectic mix of road-tested AV gear to ponder, ranging from an amazingly versatile amp/DAC to a 65-inch TV that will make you rethink what you should pay for a top performing 4K set. In between we had the pleasure of reviewing a new top-line TV from Sony and two stellar home theater speaker systems — one a reference-quality setup from a respected name in audio, the other a unique system from a company you’ve probably never heard of.
SV Staff  |  Nov 01, 2018  |  1 comments
KEF today announced a “fully wireless” follow-up to its award-winning LS50 compact wireless speaker system that uses a wireless connection between speakers instead of the usual clunky cable.
SV Staff  |  Oct 31, 2018  |  0 comments
Kaleidescape, the Sunnyvale, CA-based maker of high-end movie players and servers, today introduced a mobile app for iOS devices that can be used to buy movies and control playback of its movie systems.
SV Staff  |  Oct 30, 2018  |  0 comments
Last week we reported that Vana has started distributing tubes from the Czech Republic. This week we received word that Vincent Audio of Grand Rapids, Michigan has introduced a hybrid amplifier and preamplifier that “combine the best of tube and solid-state design.”
SV Staff  |  Oct 30, 2018  |  0 comments
Quebec’s Simaudio has introduced a little black box for vinyl enthusiasts who are looking to up their game.
SV Staff  |  Oct 30, 2018  |  0 comments
Vizio today announced an automatic update that expands the content options and capabilities of its SmartCast Home platform.
SV Staff  |  Oct 29, 2018  |  0 comments
Yeah, we know… FM radio is so yesterday — until you have no internet connection and the music goes silent.
SV Staff  |  Oct 29, 2018  |  0 comments
Sony today announced the full lineup of games that will be preloaded on the forthcoming PlayStation Classic, a miniature replica of the original PlayStation console due out December 3.
SV Staff  |  Oct 26, 2018  |  0 comments
China-based Huawei Technologies today previewed its new AI Speaker a launch event for its new Mate 20 X smartphone and the web is abuzz about how much it looks like a certain smart speaker from another company you might have heard of — Apple.
SV Staff  |  Oct 26, 2018  |  1 comments
SuperData Research says 2019 will be a “defining moment” for virtual reality (VR) and other XR (extended reality) technologies.