A couple of years ago I visited the Sonos headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, for a sneak peek at the company’s new PlayBar, a networked soundbar speaker that can be part of a wireless whole-house audio system. It’s very cool product, and you can read more about it here and in my PLAYBAR review. While […]Get the Guide
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6 Tips for the DIY Home Theater Builder
by Phil Lozen There’s not many things quite as satisfying as building something yourself. For home theater enthusiasts, that means taking that bonus room upstairs, the corner (large or small) of the basement, or maybe even the whole garage and transforming it from an empty, dank, dark space into something magical, ready to whisk you […]Get the Guide
Top AV Receivers for a Dolby Atmos Home Theater
Dolby Digital (as well as DTS) 5.1 surround sound was one of the best things ever to come to the home theater world. A surround sound system, combined with an impressively large high definition display (preferably a home theater screen and projector) turns movie watching into a total sensory experience. That experience is getting an […]Get the Guide
Hisense VIDAA Max 100" Laser Cinema TV is a Laser Projector
The DLP laser projector system includes five Bluetooth-compatible speakers and an 8-inch subwoofer.
The DLP projection system includes five Bluetooth-compatible speakers and an 8-inch subwoofer.Get the Guide
Yamaha Puts Virtual Cinema Front and 4K Support into 5.1 Home Theater System
The new YHT-4910UBL 5.1-channel AV home theater system is shipping now.
The new YHT-4910UBL 5.1-channel AV home theater system delivers 70 watts per channel.Get the Guide
Amazon Launches Fire TV Streaming Player for $99
Good specs but does it do anything new?
Amazon’s New Fire TV Puts Up a Good Fight for Roku3 and Apple TVGet the Guide
Harman Kardon Debuts BDS Blu-ray Systems
The BDS 580 and BDS 280 can play almost any disc and has both networking and MHL features.
The BDS 580 and BDS 280 can play almost any disc and has both networking and MHL features.Get the Guide
Hands On: SpeakerCraft CS3 TV Speaker
A soundbar for your TV stand instead of your wall
The CS3 is an easy upgrade for your TV’s terrible speakers, plus Bluetooth for more music.Get the Guide
Sonos Announces PlayBar, the World’s Smartest Soundbar
The Sonos PlayBar is a soundbar that takes all of the Sonos streaming and wireless music benefits and puts them front of the most important seat in your house—the couch.Get the Guide
THX Releases Home Theater Tune-up App
New THX iOS app helps users tweak their TVs and audio systems.
New THX iOS app helps users tweak their TVs and audio systems.Get the Guide