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Dolby Eliminates Key Feature for Enhancing 2CH Music Dolby Eliminates Key Feature for Enhancing 2CH Music When Dolby released Atmos, it was done in concert with their surround upmixer which does a great job enhancing 2CH music thanks to a key feature Dolby is now removing from new products. Let's get it back!
Sound United Brings Roon Compatibility to 68 Denon and Marantz Products Sound United Brings Roon Compatibility to 68 Denon and Marantz Products Sound United LLC announced that 68 Denon and Marantz products received Roon Tested accreditation. Want to know what Roon is and why Sound United is all in? Read on to find out.
What the Apollo Masters Fire Really Means for Vinyl What the Apollo Masters Fire Really Means for Vinyl The vinyl record industry may experience shortages of new releases after the plant that made some 75% of the world’s blank lacquers burned to the ground. What does this mean for future pressings?
Predictions of Dolby Atmos Success or Failure Five Years Later  Predictions of Dolby Atmos Success or Failure Five Years Later 5 Years ago Audioholics made some predictions about Dolby Atmos. Today we look at how Atmos has panned out and what predictions were right and what was also wrong. Read on to see how we did.
Dirac Research and miniDSP Deliver Dirac Live Processing For Aftermarket Car Audio Dirac Research and miniDSP Deliver Dirac Live Processing For Aftermarket Car Audio Dirac Research and China’s miniDSP have collaborated to deliver Dirac Live processing for cars via an $899 digital processor called the miniDSP C-DSP 8x12 DL. Read on to find out more.
Sony Object-Based ‘360 Reality Audio’ Format Aims To Create New Music Ecosystem Sony Object-Based ‘360 Reality Audio’ Format Aims To Create New Music Ecosystem Sony’s object-based “360 Reality Audio” format will soon launch on Tidal, Amazon Music HD, Deezer, and the live-performance streaming service nugs.net. Will Dolby Atmos Music win out? Read on...
Tidal VS Qobuz: Battle of the Hi-Res Streaming Services! Tidal VS Qobuz: Battle of the Hi-Res Streaming Services! We extensively tested Tidal and new comer Qobuz for the last six months to see who is the indisputable king of Hi-Res streaming! Read on to find out which service won and sounded best.
Dolby Withdraws Upmixing Restrictions: A Win for Consumers? Dolby Withdraws Upmixing Restrictions: A Win for Consumers? Last year we reported on Dolby restricting upmixing of non-native content through their DSU. Due to backlash, Dolby has withdrawn this restriction on Atmos enabled AV products going forward.
Dirac Live Bass Management System To Debut at CEDIA Promising Perfect Bass Dirac Live Bass Management System To Debut at CEDIA Promising Perfect Bass The new Dirac Live Bass Management protocol debuts at CEDIA this September and promises perfect bass for your home theater making multi-sub placement easier to integrate and setup in your room.
Turntables—A Short History and Explanation Turntables—A Short History and Explanation People are rediscovering the romance and appeal of vinyl. With the popularity of turntables on the rise we decided to take a look at the history and development of the modern turntable to see why.