Here we are in 2016, 14 years since the Sonos brand launched, and but with a thousand other audio brands on the market, Sonos is still the leading maker of wireless speakers. Why’s that? Well, for starters, the Sonos products are very good (this editor has them in several rooms of his house). They set […]Get the Guide
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Editor's Note: What's Cooking?
If it’s cooking in my kitchen it’s likely to be a ham and cheese Hot Pocket or a Tombstone pizza. Quick, easy, and … YUCK. If I had more time to plan and prepare a real, honest-to-goodness meal, I’d dump my old standbys faster than a bad boyfriend. I’m pretty sure my guilt over poor […]Get the Guide
Hands On: SmartThings Smart Home Control and Automation System Review
Updated. Originally published March 2014. There are a lot of smart things in this review. Unfortunately, I’m not one of them. In the case of this test I was probably the dumbest thing in the room. I’ve setup a number of smart home hubs (like this one and this one), programmed my own Control4 system […]Get the Guide
Cut the Cords and the Clutter With Wireless Surround Speakers
You no longer need to be tethered when it comes to creating a home theater.
With a wireless system you no longer need to be tethered to your home theater.Get the Guide
Radical Restoration: Home of the Year Under $50,000 Gold
IT ALL STARTED WITH A TINY, DILAPIDATED 800-SQUARE-FOOT HOUSE in the historic Frank Lloyd Wright district of Oak Park, Ill. Other than its revered architectural style, there was nothing remarkable about the residence, which owner Shireesh Reddy purchased on a short sale a few years ago. Despite the outward appearance of the rundown residence, he […]Get the Guide
Hands-On: Sengled Pulse LED Bulb with Built-in Bluetooth Speaker
Is integrating an LED smart light bulb with a Bluetooth speaker a bright idea? We check it out.Get the Guide
Jay Z Buys Tidal Streaming Music Services as It Relaunches On Sonos
Sonos relaunches Tidal with Jay Z and friends to support wireless lossless music streaming.
Jay Z may have opined about having “99 Problems,” but with his acquisition of the lossless streaming service TIDAL and WiMP, the New York City-based music, sports and entertainment mogul is hoping the Swedish company doesn’t add to his list of concerns. Earlier this month Jay Z, through his company Project Panther Bidco Ltd., announced […]Get the Guide
Parasound Launches New Home Intregrated Amplifier and DAC for Home Stereo Systems
The new Halo integrated amp takes home stereo systems a step forward with an integrated audiophile DAC.
We spend a lot of time talking about home theater audio and wireless audio systems, but few things beats good old fashioned two-channel home stereo systems. Well, what if you add an audiophile DAC to that stereo amplifier? That’s when you get the Parasound Halo Integrated Amplifier. The Parasound Helo Integrated Amplifier turns home stereo […]Get the Guide
2015 Products of the Year: HOME AUDIO
Electronic House announces the winners for the 2015 Products of the Year awards. The Products of the Year awards recognize the best technologies, products and services for the Electronic House. The award submissions were reviewed by a judging panel of several credible industry leaders along with the editors of Electronic House and CE Pro who […]Get the Guide
Free Special Report: How to Build a Home Audio System
Free download covering products, systems, tips and tricks for selecting the best audio system for your home.
Free download covering products, systems, tips and tricks for selecting the best audio system for your home.Get the Guide