In this latest YouTube video, Hugo and I discuss the art and science of audio as well as which is the right way to approach. In order to have a Zen line balance in audio, you must embrace both sides.
Recent Home Theater Editorials
Retail or Internet? Are you having a tough time deciding which is best avenue for you to purchase your AV home theater gear? We discuss the pros and cons of each along with entertaining anecdotes.
In an industry where MORE is better, what happens when the existing Atmos & DTS:X technology becomes yesterday's news? We propose a new rotating surround sound speaker for the next sound generation.
How does Occupational Health and Consumer Electronics go together? Read the following editorial to find out that when they do the most innovative and coolest products are born.
Our loudspeaker myths YouTube video put in question whether the research loudspeaker companies claim to do actually trickles into their products. Does Harman's research benefit their products?
What do you get when you combine five Revel Salon2 speakers, audio equipment from Benchmark Audio and Oppo and music from AIX records? An incredible mult-channel surround experience at AXPONA 2015.
Audiophiles enjoy getting their hi-fi fix on a personal level with headphones. The technology has evolved to support surround sound and wireless convenience. But, are we listening at safe levels?
Dolby introduced the Atmos-enabled speaker to add height to existing systems in support of immersive surround sound. It was marketed as the "preferred" option, but one year later where are they now?
Based on the latest YouTube trailer, the new Star Wars: Episode VII Force Awakens movie looks promising. Can this movie bring balance back to the franchise sorely missed since the original movies?
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.
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.