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Rumor: Is Apple Plotting a Sound United Buyout From Masimo? Rumor: Is Apple Plotting a Sound United Buyout From Masimo? Apple may have a plan to buy Sound United audio brands including: Denon, Marantz, Bowers&Wilkins;, etc from Masimo. But how far does Apple's plans go to resolve the ongoing patent disputes with Masimo?
Audio Advice Buys The Audio Lab, Opens New Wilmington NC Showroom Audio Advice Buys The Audio Lab, Opens New Wilmington NC Showroom Audio Advice has acquired The Audio Lab, a Wilmington, NC store that served audiophiles for over 30 years. Audio Advice is now positioned to better serve customers up and and down the east coast.
Holoplot’s Ground-Breaking X1 Matrix Array Sound System Holoplot’s Ground-Breaking X1 Matrix Array Sound System The Holoplot X1 Matrix Array Sound System is a unique modular system that uses advanced beam-forming and other technology to deliver "previously inaccessible” audio performance to a variety of venues.
Radio Still Reigns In The Car, But Video Is On The Rise Radio Still Reigns In The Car, But Video Is On The Rise Xperi, the parent company to DTS, has released a report showing the rise in demand for in-car video and gaming tech. Audio is still king in the car, but DTS says folks want more screens!
Dolby to Expand Dolby Vision Footprint In Theaters Worldwide Dolby to Expand Dolby Vision Footprint In Theaters Worldwide Dolby will soon make its superb Dolby Vision projection systems available to theaters outside of the exclusive Dolby Cinema bubble. Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos in more theaters? Yes Please!
New Lenbrook HDtracks Streaming Service to Offer Choice of FLAC or MQA New Lenbrook HDtracks Streaming Service to Offer Choice of FLAC or MQA Lenbrook is partnering with HDtracks to launch a new streaming service this year, offering customers a choice between FLAC files or MQA-encoded audio for scalable lossless quality across platforms.
Lenbrook Introduces MQA Labs With 3 New Audio Technologies  Lenbrook Introduces MQA Labs With 3 New Audio Technologies What happened to MQA since Lenbrook, the parent company to PSB, NAD, and Bluesound, purchased the company last autumn. The new MQA Labs unveiled three new technologies: AIRIA, FOQUS, and QRONO.
Sonos Botches App Refresh, Long-Awaited ‘Ace’ Headphones! Sonos Botches App Refresh, Long-Awaited ‘Ace’ Headphones! The Sonos Ace NC headphones offer Spatial audio with Dolby Atmos and dynamic head-tracking, but doesn’t offer Wi-Fi connectivity to integrate into an existing Sonos system. Was this a BIG misstep?
Rabbit R1 & AI Pin: Future of Smartphones or Tech Dead-End? Rabbit R1 & AI Pin: Future of Smartphones or Tech Dead-End? Humane AI Pin & Rabbit R1, talking AI devices launch with a sputter. New AI Siri and Google Assistant expected and a conversational ChatGPT 4o. Do we really have to talk to the Internet now?
Elac Debut ConneX Designer Series: Powered Speakers with Style Elac Debut ConneX Designer Series: Powered Speakers with Style Elac has teamed up with the fashion label Adsum to give the company’s small powered speakers a makeover. The $650 Debut ConneX Designer Series are lovely to behold, and sound just as good.