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Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo Review When Western Digital (WD) proposed sending us their new My Book VelociRaptor Duo...Well, I asked how it differed from their Thunderbolt Duo. It actually has a pair of 10,000 RPM VelociRaptor drives.
Pimping Your Ride with Sony's XM-ZR704 Amp and XS-GTX Speakers It's not often that you get a chance to "pimp" your ride, so when Sony suggested we take a look at their newest ZR Series amplifier and their GTX speakers, we ran out and immediately located a victim.
Aton DLA6 Six Zone Speaker Selector Preview The Aton DLA6 Six Zone Speaker Selector is a smart speaker selector device that impedance matches depending on the load it senses and allows you to connect up 6 zones of audio with just a 2CH amp.
Yamaha CD-N500 Network CD Player Preview Yamaha is continuing to expand its line of retro styled HiFi gear with the release of the CD-N500 Network CD Player. It's the first CD/network player combo that Yamaha has released this lineup.
Krell Connect Media Streaming Player Preview Krell Industries showed off its new Connect high-resolution audio streaming technology. The Connect plays back FLAC to WAV, MP3 and WMA at up to 192kHz/24-bit audio, plus it does Internet radio.
Slingbox Adds Smart My Media and Companion Functionality Sling Media updated its Slingbox platform for those using its Slingbox 500 and Slingbox 350 placeshifting devices. The two technologies are dubbed "My Media" and "Slingbox Companion".
DISH Adds Sling to Hopper Whole-Home DVR Platform DISH introduced their latest whole-home DVR, the Hopper with Sling. This is the second generation of its brand new HD DVR system released, in our opinion, even before that new car smell, has worn off
DISH Explorer Second-Screen App for iPad Announced DISH introduced something new to complement its new Hopper and Joey whole home DVR system—the DISH Explorer app for iPad. This is an intuitive "second-screen" app that lets you do a lot more.
Sony XAV-701HD A/V Receiver with Bluetooth Review The new Sony XAV-701HD in-dash A/V receiver has a lot to offer today's tech-savvy customer. With all kinds of smartphone connectivity, it makes this unit an easy choice for those looking to upgrade.
G-RAID with Thunderbolt Drive Review I needed a drive (or drives) that didn't compromise speed. Basically, I wanted a Thunderbolt drive. G-Technology's G|RAID solution intrigued me, so I decided to try it out for myself.