We all have a nostalgic side to us for vintage gear. But what about the obscure products like 8-track, battery powered cables, Lexicon Blu-ray players and Atmos reflection speakers? Tell us yours.
Recent Home Theater Editorials
At Mobile World Congress 2015 Dolby said it wants to put better speakers onto the face of your smartphone and tablet device to create an immersive, theatrical experience. Gimmick or true advancement?
Last Thursday the FCC voted in favor of reclassifying the Internet as a Title II public utility. This means all US-based Internet services enjoy FCC enforced net neutrality. How will things change?
Audioholics has long been home to healthy skepticism in audio and home theater. But too much over-skepticism can lead to what we call "gadgetization" of audio. What is the state of the audio industry?
Spotify is coming to PlayStation and Xperia devices in a partnership with Sony to create a service dubbed PlayStation Music. This is good news for PlayStation gamers.
Is convenient digital music destroying sound quality? We examine ubiquity of low quality audio sources and ask if there is any hope for a HiFi revolution in the future.
Dolby Atmos-enabled vs discrete in-ceiling speakers home theater demo results discussed. Are both types of speakers really equivalent? Watch our Youtube video to find out.
Enter to Win: DD Audio DXB-03 On-Ear Headphones! Post in the Audioholics forum contest thread before Jan 5th, 2015, for your chance to win new headphones.
Here is a page listing all of our most recent Axiom Audio speaker, subwoofers and amplifier reviews as well as alternatives costing the same or less money which we feel are better values.
Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D Demos: Here are our impressions on Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D demos at CEDIA 2014, as well as Dolby's Elevation speaker technology.
Interview: Today we sit down with Bill Dudleston of Legacy Audio to learn what makes their Aeris loudspeaker tick. We discuss the advanced DSP, air motion tweeters, and powered subwoofers.
Dolby Atmos is coming to the consumer market this fall. Are you going to upgrade your AV Receiver and add 2 or 4 more speakers to an existing 7.1 setup to your home theater to accommodate?
As long time fans of NHT Speakers, this behind the scenes interview gives you a glimpse of the reasons for their success for building no-nonsense loudspeakers for over 25 years.
Sony Playstation 4, XBox One Comparison: The next-gen game-console war officially begins this week when the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One officially hit the market.
Avegant's Virtual Retinal Display projects WXGA (1280x768 pixel) reflected light images to each eye; supports frame rates up to 240fps; has two million micro mirrors; and individual, adjustable optics
A life long music lover, I take you on my personal tour of what it means to be an audiophile. I discuss the evolution of my audio system and my listening habits. An audiophiles work is never done.
We compare the sound quality of Analog (Vinyl) vs Digital Audio(CD,FLAC)on a $100k+ stereo setup. The results may surprise you, as they did us. Check out our listening results. See our Youtube debate.
The last thing we need in this industry is a new format war. When Sony and Panasonic announced a new format, we got to thinking. No more format wars.
The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) has gained 4 new members: Onkyo, DALI, Amber Technologies, and Gibson. Read on to find out the details.
For Electronic House's 2013 Home of the Year Awards we checked out the 12 different categories, some of which included several finalists in Gold, Silver and Bronze designations. You're gonna love it!
Each wireless technology has its place, but no one is offering wireless surround sound audio for the home theater with all of the WiSA benefits such as interoperable multi-channel surround sound.
In older homes, home theater really needs to be hidden. If not, then you can ruin the decor of the home. This isn't easy and we give you seven tips to achieve the hidden home theater.
We discuss room correction, DSP & EQ processing of loudspeaker systems with Legacy Audio in this interview with Bill Dudleston, Chief Engineer/Owner of Legacy Audio.
The first season of Star Trek: Enterprise, that bastard-child of the Trek franchise, is hitting Blu-ray, presented in a six-disc set consisting of all 25 episodes, including the 2-hour pilot.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was filmed in High Frame Rate 3D but it was criticized for looking too real – so real it looked artificial.
I started working for Best Buy during high school and continued with them all the way through my undergrad and into graduate school. This has given me an inside view into the failings of the company.
Samsung has introduced HomeSync Android TV a set-top box for your home theater system that runs on Android Jelly Bean. The biggest questions are what will it cost and how quickly will it take off?
The PlayStation 4 looks like it will deliver exactly what the gaming public wants in a big-screen media experience: More power, more connectivity, smoother frame rates and better all-around graphics