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Adrienne Maxwell reviews the UN65JS8500 UHD TV, part of Samsung's new SUHD lineup that features nano-crystal technology and support for High Dynamic Range signals.
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Jul 29, 2015|
Brian Kahn reviews Orb Audio's Complete Mini sound system--a petite, powered 2.1-channel system that includes two Mod1X satellites, a subONE subwoofer, and the new Mini-T v3 amplifier.
Jul 27, 2015|
Brent Butterworth reviews Sumiko's new $999 S.9 subwoofer, which features a 10-inch driver, a 10-inch passive radiator, a 350-watt RMS Class AB amp, and connection options that the audiophile will appreciate.
Jul 22, 2015|
Terry London explores the SIT 2 stereo amplifier from Nelson Pass' First Watt lab. This $5,000 Class A solid-state amp uses a Static Induction Transistor to produce some of the sonic characteristics of SET tube amplifiers.
Jul 20, 2015|
What kind of Bryston speaker package can you assemble for under $5,000? Dennis Burger reviews a system built around the company's Mini A bookshelf speakers, AC1 Micro center speaker, and Model A subwoofer.
Adrienne Maxwell explores the new Apple Music streaming service as it works through iTunes. Her verdict? If you love well-crafted playlists, then this might be the perfect streaming service for you.
Jul 13, 2015|
GoldenEar Technology recently added a new model to the Triton series: the $999 Triton Five. Brent Butterworth puts this floorstanding speaker through its paces to see how it compares with the rest of the Triton lineup.
Jul 8, 2015|
Brent Butterworth was in the right place at the right time to get an early audition of the new Hafler HA75 headphone amp ($999), a hybrid design with a 12AX7 tube for the input stage and a solid-state output stage.
Jul 6, 2015|
Sony recently opened up its FMP-X10 4K Media Player to work with any HDCP 2.2-compliant UHD TV, not just Sony UHD TVs. Adrienne Maxwell puts the player to the test to see if it's worth that $700 price tag.
Jul 1, 2015|
Adrienne Maxwell explores Honeywell's RTH9580 Wi-Fi Thermostat, which can be monitored and controlled remotely via Honeywell's own mobile app or compatible Wi-Fi-friendly control platforms.
Jun 29, 2015|
Myron Ho explores the small but impressive Prime Satellite 5.1 speaker system from SVS, which includes five Prime Satellites and the SB-1000 subwoofer for a package price of $999.99.
Jun 24, 2015|
Myron Ho auditions the new $279 RS 175 headphones from Sennheiser. These wireless headphones are designed for the theaterphile who wants to enjoy private listening sessions without having to run a long cable from the AV receiver to the couch.
Is 3D TV dead? While the technology has suffered a lot of setbacks, it's still showing a few signs of life. Jeff Berman discusses 3D's future in this week's featured news story.
Sharp will no longer manufacture televisions for the North American market, as reported by Forbes and several other media outlets. Sharp has sold its brand name to Hisense, which also purchased Sharp's LCD production plant in Mexico. From ForbesHaving already...
This month, Marantz will introduce a new all-in-one music system, the $699 M-CR611. The M-CR611 supports a variety of streaming options, including built-in Spotify Connect, Pandora, and AirPlay, as well as the ability to stream from a computer or NAS...
Yamaha has added a new integrated amplifier to its Hi-Fi component lineup. The A-S1100 ($2,999.95) uses technologies found in the flagship A-S3000 and the A-S2100 that we recently reviewed. The integrated amplifier is rated at 160 watts per channel into...
MK Business News has reported on LG's plans to expand its OLED 4K TV lineup in Korea, including the introduction of more non-curved OLED TV models. The information below applies specifically to the Korean market, but LG has confirmed to...
Vizio has filed to go public and expects to raise $172.5 million from its initial public offering. Underwriters include BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Citigroup. Fortune reports that the company will use the symbol VZIO and sell Class...
FierceCable reports that, in a recent conversation with CNBC's Squawk Box, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that the company's ESPN unit will eventually go a la carte, but that decision is likely more than five years away. The popular sports...
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