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Sonos Botches App Refresh, Long‑Awaited ‘Ace’ Headphones!

— June 11, 2024 00:25

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?

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Are You Sure You're Watching HDTV?

— April 12, 2007 22:40

Are You Sure You're Watching HDTV?

Are you sure you're watching your new HDTV in high definition? This article explains why you may not be and how to fix that.

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The Next Phase in Portable AV Products

— April 12, 2007 00:24

The Next Phase in Portable AV Products

It's not often that I make predictions - and believe me this prediction is hardly epic or even far-reaching, however it's nice to point out trends even slightly ahead of schedule and we see one

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Datacolor Launches SpyderTV PRO 2007

— April 10, 2007 12:52

Datacolor Launches SpyderTV PRO 2007

Datacolor today announced the arrival of the SpyderTV PRO(TM) 2007, the industry's first display calibration package that helps home theater installers satisfy their customers by dramatically

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The Sign of a Robust AV Website

— April 10, 2007 12:33

The Sign of a Robust AV Website

So I log on to post some more articles at Audioholics.com only to be presented with a rather slow website. What's up? Looking into the issue I find out that our article on 1080p and the Acuity of

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Pearls Before Swine...er, Breakfast?

— April 09, 2007 21:07

Pearls Before Swine...er, Breakfast?

I knew that our population as a whole was drifting away from an appreciation of fine music and making its way towards the apathetic digestion of MP3 and spoon-fed label music. I knew this because of

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Panasonic AX100U Limited Time Offer

— April 09, 2007 18:20

Panasonic AX100U Limited Time Offer

Panasonic PT-AX100U W/2YR EXTENDED & 2YR LAMP WARRANTY: Panasonic takes HD front projection to the next level with the PT-AX100U! Featuring an outstanding 2000 ANSI lumens and Light Harmonizer, this

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Sorry About the Naked Mutant Baby, Kids

— April 09, 2007 10:06

Sorry About the Naked Mutant Baby, Kids

The previews start... It is at this point that you're slightly concerned about whether you've entered the wrong theater... B-rated previews of slasher films just don't seem to go with "The Last

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Sony Releases TDM‑IP1 iPod Dock for Bravia Systems

— April 05, 2007 23:31

Sony Releases TDM-IP1 iPod Dock for Bravia Systems

Sony recently revealed its new TDM-IP1 Digital Media Port (DMP) dock which allows users to connect their iPods to their Bravia home theater systems and AV receivers. Big deal, you might say - but

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More April Forum Contests! Enter Now!

— April 05, 2007 10:35

More April Forum Contests! Enter Now!

We've added two new contests to our growing roster of April Forum Contests. StudioTech wants to save you up to 50% off your order while Impact Acoustics wants to give you an HDMI Switcher. You may

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Yamaha Drops Entry Price for Feature‑laden Receivers

— April 04, 2007 16:14

Yamaha Drops Entry Price for Feature-laden Receivers

According to an article at twice.com, Yamaha is launching four new A/V receivers that drop the price of entry for consumers looking for some of the hottest new technology available on the consumer

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PARADIGM INTRODUCES SA SERIES v.2

— April 03, 2007 18:17

PARADIGM INTRODUCES SA SERIES v.2

Paradigm Electronics Inc. is pleased to introduce the latest version of its Paradigm Reference SA Series of in-wall/in-ceiling speakers. With 25 years of high-end research and development supporting

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Turtle Beach Releases Ear Force HPA2 Headphones

— April 03, 2007 10:38

Turtle Beach Releases Ear Force HPA2 Headphones

Turtle Beach today announced its next generation Ear Force HPA2 gaming headphones. Designed for the serious PC gamer to better discriminate from where audio cues originate, the HPA2 feature true 5.1

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Destination Audio Sponsors of Sound & Video Racing for 2007 NASA and PCA Season

— April 02, 2007 19:45

Destination Audio Sponsors of Sound & Video Racing for 2007 NASA and PCA Season

Destination Audio proudly announced the company's sponsorship of Deer Park, Illinois-based Sound & Video Racing's participation in National Auto Sports Association (NASA) and the Porsche Club of

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EMI Launches DRM‑free Music on iTunes

— April 02, 2007 13:14

EMI Launches DRM-free Music on iTunes

According to a Reuters report today, EMI has apparently taken Steve Jobs' advice to heart and is now offering nearly its entire music catalogue for sale without DRM protection. What?!? Yes, it's

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ELAN Announces New In‑ceiling Speakers

— April 02, 2007 10:19

ELAN Announces New In-ceiling Speakers

ELAN Home Systems announced today the addition of two new in-ceiling models to the company’s TheaterPoint (THP) line of home theater speakers, the THP801C and THP802C. Additionally, ELAN announced

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April Audioholics Forum Contests

— April 02, 2007 09:49

April Audioholics Forum Contests

No Foolin'! This month's contests want to save you BIG! Carada wants you to win $100 off any of their projection screens and DVIGear is giving a few lucky winner 50% off their orders (see contest

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Cerwin Vega Announces 21‑inch Subwoofer

— March 29, 2007 12:37

Cerwin Vega Announces 21-inch Subwoofer

The home theater market sees subwoofers growing smaller and smaller, but in the professional market things are quite different. To perfectly illustrate this, Cerwin Vega has announced that it is

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Mail the Force Be With You

— March 29, 2007 01:03

Mail the Force Be With You

The US Postal Service is releasing a set of 15 commemorative Star Wars stamps in May of this year. People will then get to vote on their favorite stamp which will be reissued as a single stamp in

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Circuit City Lays Off 3500 Jobs

— March 28, 2007 21:33

Circuit City Lays Off 3500 Jobs

There's been a flurry of news on the wires today regarding one of the larger consumer electronics retailers (#2 in the US apparently). Circuit City, apparently feeling the pressure early this buying

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Sling Media Releases SlingPlayer Mobile for Palm OS

— March 28, 2007 16:58

Sling Media Releases SlingPlayer Mobile for Palm OS

Sling Media, Inc. today announced the public availability of SlingPlayer Mobile for Palm OS, making it possible to watch television on the Palm OS-based Treo 700p smartphone. Support for other Palm

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Xbox 360 Elite to Support HDMI, Larger HD

— March 28, 2007 13:09

Xbox 360 Elite to Support HDMI, Larger HD

Microsoft announced today their much-anticipated Xbox 360 "Elite" model. This will serve as the premier Xbox 360 console package. It will include a 120GB hard drive, 1080p HDMI output, a

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Axiom Audio Announces EP400 DSP Subwoofer

— March 27, 2007 11:50

Axiom Audio Announces EP400 DSP Subwoofer

Axiom Audio, a world leader in quality loudspeaker manufacturing, today announced the latest addition to its world-class extended low frequency (XLF) intelligent DSP subwoofer line—one that satisfies

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DLP Projection Tech Goes Mobile

— March 26, 2007 09:30

DLP Projection Tech Goes Mobile

Texas Instruments during the 2007 CTIA Wireless convention will be demonstrating, to select media, a prototype of a DLP pico-projector small enough to fit on your finger tips. The latest DLP

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HDMI 1.3 Coming Soon to More Devices

— March 25, 2007 22:54

HDMI 1.3 Coming Soon to More Devices

The biggest hold-up for HDMI 1.3 has been the availability of the transmitter and receiver chips. Silicon Image Inc. has released and deployed four new pieces of silicon, including two receiver chips

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2007 EHX Show Report

— March 23, 2007 10:33

2007 EHX Show Report

Every year Audioholics sends representatives to report on the EHX Expo. In this report, we covered some of the new product releases announced at CES and wrote some editorial on the demos we stopped

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US CD Sales Plummet 20 Percent

— March 22, 2007 14:53

US CD Sales Plummet 20 Percent

Apparently the record industry is seeing yet another sizable chunk of its monopolostic empire drifting into the digital realm. According to a news report today on Breitbart.com, US sales of CDs

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Niveus Media Ships First Vista HTPC with Digital Cable Support

— March 21, 2007 22:10

Niveus Media Ships First Vista HTPC with Digital Cable Support

Niveus Media is now shipping the company’s high-performance, Digital Cable Compatible, 2007 media centers – the Summit Series’ Rainier and Denali Editions, and the Pro Series’ n9 and n7 which are

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Niles Ships StageFront Home Theater Solutions

— March 19, 2007 11:31

Niles Ships StageFront Home Theater Solutions

Niles Audio announced the shipment of StageFront Home Theater Solutions, a new line of loudspeakers designed specifically for home theater applications, to Niles factory-authorized dealers worldwide.