We review the Arendal Sound flagship 1723 2V subwoofer, a 132 lbs., dual 13.8" woofer 1,200 watt RMS bruiser. Is Arendal's 1723 V2 subwoofer as good as their THX speakers? Read on.
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Could today’s recording techniques be the problem with the audiophile hobby, or do today's younger listeners not really care? We'll look at what goes into the art of recording in our editorial.
Dan Clark Audio’s new flagship headphone is the Stealth ($4,000). This closed-back planar magnetic headphone is the first in the world to use metamaterial technology. To find out more, read on.
We won't let COVID-19 keep us down. For 2021, we are happy to provide Virtual CEDIA Trade show coverage of the brands participating live at the showfloor or virtually through our YouTube Channel. …
Huge news at CEDIA 2021! Consumer budgeted receivers like Onkyo's TX-RZ50 have integrated Dirac Live for room calibration and full HDMI 2.1 support on ALL inputs. Is this the hot AVR for 2021?
With the Delta variant causing a surge in COVID-19 across our country and a growing list of exhibitors like: Yamaha, Sound United, Harman, Sony, etc pulling out, should CEDIA be cancelled for 2021?
The Cambridge Audio Evo 75 ($2,250) and Evo 150 ($3,000) are compact, Class D streaming amps that aim to deliver audiophile performance from a “lifestyle” all-in-one package.
Video conferencing is here to stay and if you're looking to go big there are plenty of video wall solutions for you to choose from. Here are 5 Great Solutions for Video Display in a conference room.
Focal released their On Wall 301 and 302 speakers which offer easy mounting and a slick sleek design but do they keep the brands reputation for HiFi audio? Read on to find out.
Should you save or trash your AV boxes is a question that many audiophiles have had through the years. Which ones are worth saving and which should hit the recycling bin? Read on to find out.
Polk Audio has a new line of competitively priced speakers, the Monitor XT. With eight different sizes to choose from, prices start at $150/pair for height channels, and $600/pair of towers. Read on.
Logitech discontinues Harmony! But what does that say about the universal remote control's place in consumer electronics today? Have they become an afterthought or simply driven into obsolescence?
Bowers and Wilkins revamped their 800 Series with their D4 Diamond Range. The B&W loudspeaker line has 7 new models to choose from including 2 center channels and a flagship $35k/pair 801 D4 tower.
Should consumers make an ethical or political choice in their purchasing? There are all real-world examples of products that you could vote on with your economic ballot. But does this matter to you?
Focal announced the release of their Aria K2 906 bookshelf ($1,990/pr) and Aria center channel ($1,190/ea) to add to the impressive Aria 936 floorstanding speaker that debuted last year. Read on.
Tidal’s library of MQA-encoded music has just grown significantly. Millions of new tracks have been added from Warner Music Group’s extensive catalog. Is MQA really better or just a gimmick? Read on.
Subwoofer specialists REL released info on their new T/x Subs. The compact T/5x ($679), the step-up T/7x ($1,099), and the range-topping T/9x ($1,449)offer new amps, drivers and cabinets. Read on.
There is no stopping the video game industry at this point. So how does the home theater industry cash in on this exploding trend? Read on to find out.
Andrew Jones left Elac to pursue a “fantastic opportunity” elsewhere. Meanwhile, Elac announced the Solano series loudspeakers which feature Elac's JET5 Air Motion Transformer tweeter. Read on.
Apple Music is now lossless for its entire catalogue with separate libraries streaming at high-resolution and Apple’s new Spatial Audio by Dolby Atmos. We discuss how to get the best sound.
Polk Audio released information on their new Signature Elite Speakers. The Elite series come in eight different models certified high res/Atmos ranging from a $250/pair surrounds to $550/each tower.
Bowers & Wilkins aligned with the most luxurious car brands like Volvo, Maserati and BMW. Are these speakers worth $4k? Can you upgrade in other cars? Learn how to upgrade your sound system with Bimmertech.
Hifiman recognizes the lack of “audiophile” grade Bluetooth headphones and has decided to change that with their Ananda-BT offering. Read our review to see if they’ve pulled it off.
If you think you can't get a good, high-fidelity sound from a desktop system, think again! Audioholics put together a guide that can help you take your desktop sound system from "meh" to "mind-blown"!
Blinding glare on your new UHD TV can be frustrating. Check out our review of Crestron automated window treatments to see how these innovative shades can help with your home theater glare.
The industry of audio electronics is a great industry. I was fortunate enough to spend virtually my entire working career in consumer electronics. How did I get here and what did I learn? Read on.
TCL’s affordable 6-Series TVs will be all 8K in 2021. The TCL lineup for this year will ALL be 8K and includes a trio of 85-inch TVs starting at $1,600 and an improved mini-LED backlighting system.
Multi-talented musician Michael Marquart is the force behind A Bad Think, whose new album "Lifelike" has just been released. Marquart embraced Dolby Atmos and we livestream with him to discuss and demo.