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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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TIVO Launches Remote Scheduling with Verizon Wireless

— March 14, 2007 21:38

TIVO Launches Remote Scheduling with Verizon Wireless

TiVo and Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of TiVo Mobile scheduling, a downloadable application available only through Verizon Wireless. TiVo Mobile scheduling allows subscribers to

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M‑ROCK Announces EXTREME Camera Bag Line

— March 12, 2007 10:56

M-ROCK Announces EXTREME Camera Bag Line

M-ROCK announces the M-ROCK EXTREME line of camera bags. The EXTREME line includes 22 unique items including mini point n’ shoot digital camera bags, medium digital camera and digital camcorder bags,

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Impact Acoustics New HDMI‑DVI Wall Plates

— March 07, 2007 15:02

Impact Acoustics New HDMI-DVI Wall Plates

Impact Acoustics introduces its new line of HDMI and DVI Digital Series Pass-Through Wall Plates. These unique wall plate solutions are designed to allow for uncompromised transfer of delicate

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Emotiva Announces Aggressive 40% Discount Program for Current Owners

— February 21, 2007 16:11

Emotiva Announces Aggressive 40% Discount Program for Current Owners

Emotiva Audio Corporation, one of the most aggressively-priced, high quality Internet direct-to-consumer electronics companies, is offering a discount trade up program for original owners of ALL

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Denon Announces New Line of Headphones

— February 07, 2007 11:13

Denon Announces New Line of Headphones

Denon Electronics today announced the introduction of a new line of five advanced stereo headphones, including two state-of-the-art “over the ear” models, the AH-D5000 (SRP: $699), AH-D2000 (SRP:

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Boston Acoustics Outdoor “Rock” Speakers

— January 18, 2007 19:00

Boston Acoustics Outdoor “Rock” Speakers

An expansion of the company’s Voyager line of outdoor wall-mounted speakers, the new Rock Speaker Series models are each designed to resemble natural rock formations and provide advanced audio

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Denon AVR‑2307CI

— January 16, 2007 19:00

Denon AVR-2307CI

The high-performance 7-channel Denon AVR-2307CI receiver includes many of the same features that distinguish Denon’s higher-priced units. Among its advanced technologies are HDMI digital video source

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Denon DVM‑2845CI Universal Changer

— January 16, 2007 19:00

Denon DVM-2845CI Universal Changer

The DVM-2845CI Universal 5-Disc DVD Changer will be available in March 2007 (SRP: $499). Featuring Faroudja processing with upscaling to 1080p via HDMI output, RS-232 for integrated system control,

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Sanyo Demos Wireless HD Projector at 2007 CES

— January 03, 2007 14:24

Sanyo Demos Wireless HD Projector at 2007 CES

In the booth, attendees and exhibitors will witness a SANYO HD projector displaying HD content it receives wirelessly via WHDI link from an HD-DVD player. This AMIMON and SANYO demonstration will

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Silicon Optix HQV Processing in HD‑XA2

— January 02, 2007 19:00

Silicon Optix HQV Processing in HD-XA2

Silicon Optix, the leader in programmable video processors, announced today that its Reon-VX HQV video processor will be featured in Toshiba’s new top-of-the-line HD DVD player, the HD-XA2.

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Sanus Systems introduces two Ceiling Mounts for flat‑panel TVs

— December 26, 2006 18:00

Sanus Systems introduces two Ceiling Mounts for flat-panel TVs

Sanus Systems announces the addition of two ceiling mounts for small-to-medium flat-panel TVs to its VisionMount™ line of A/V mounts. These new mounts are ideal for corner locations and when wall

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Sony BMG Pays $4.25 mil Settlement

— December 21, 2006 19:00

Sony BMG Pays $4.25 mil Settlement

Sony BMG Music Entertainment will pay $4.25 million as part of a settlement with 39 states (including Washington DC) to resolve investigations into problems caused by music CDs loaded with hidden

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cinemateq Offers Screwable HDMI Cables and Adapters

— December 17, 2006 19:00

cinemateq Offers Screwable HDMI Cables and Adapters

cinemateq offers since of today with the new cable program the ideal connections for all high resolution HDTV signal transmissions of video and audio data. The crucial advantage of cinemateq HDMI

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Impact Acoustics Announces New VGA270™ HD15 UXGA Monitor Cables

— December 14, 2006 19:00

Impact Acoustics Announces New VGA270™ HD15 UXGA Monitor Cables

Impact Acoustics, an innovative leader in computer connectivity products, proudly announces its new line of VGA270™ HD15 UXGA Monitor Cables. Featuring patent-pending connectors that rotate 270°,

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Announced

— December 13, 2006 18:00

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 Announced

Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, the next installment in the popular squad-based action franchise, is

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CERWIN‑VEGA! Unveils CVHD Speaker System

— December 04, 2006 18:00

CERWIN-VEGA! Unveils CVHD Speaker System

Cerwin-Vega! has unveiled the newest addition to its home audio/video product line with the introduction of the CVHD Series home entertainment 5.1 and 2.1 home speaker systems. The performance of the

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Sony BMG Pays $4.25 mil Settlement

— December 04, 2006 12:27

Sony BMG Pays $4.25 mil Settlement

Sony BMG Music Entertainment will pay $4.25 million as part of a settlement with 39 states (including Washington DC) to resolve investigations into problems…

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VidaBox to offer all‑in‑one systems with CableCARD, Blu‑ray, and HD DVD

— December 04, 2006 12:27

VidaBox to offer all-in-one systems with CableCARD, Blu-ray, and HD DVD

VidaBox announced that it will be offering a new CableCARD option to its line of media center products. With dual internal digital cable receivers, VidaBox CableCARD systems will not only feature

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Velodyne Unveils Extended Product Warranties

— December 04, 2006 12:27

Velodyne Unveils Extended Product Warranties

Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. recently extended its warranty for drivers, amplifiers and related electronics. The warranty on drivers was extended from two years to five, the warranty on all amplifiers

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PSB Ships New Compact Subwoofers

— December 04, 2006 12:27

PSB Ships New Compact Subwoofers

PSB Speakers announces the addition of the PSB HD8 and PSB HD10 Powered Subwoofers — the outcome of an 18-month endeavor to provide the performance of its award–winning subwoofers in a more broadly

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JVC Breakthrough Home Theater Projector DLA‑RS1

— November 28, 2006 19:00

JVC Breakthrough Home Theater Projector DLA-RS1

JVC Professional expands its D-ILA home theater projector line-up with the introduction of the high definition DLA-RS1 projector, featuring its newly developed 0.7-inch full HD D-ILA device that

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Epson to Deliver First HDMI 1.3 Home Theater Projector

— November 27, 2006 19:00

Epson to Deliver First HDMI 1.3 Home Theater Projector

Silicon Image, Inc. the leader in semiconductors for the secure storage, distribution and presentation of high-definition content, today announced that it has supplied the HDMI receiver chip for the

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VidaBox Announces STEALTH Silent Media Center

— November 21, 2006 18:00

VidaBox Announces STEALTH Silent Media Center

VidaBox LLC announces a new silent media center / HTPC system, dubbed the VidaBox™ STEALTH™. Less than 3.6" tall, the STEALTH is a fully-featured, miniature form factor media center featuring a

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AV123 Introduces the Strata Mini Loudspeaker

— November 15, 2006 19:00

AV123 Introduces the Strata Mini Loudspeaker

The Strata Mini is a dream come true. This product represents the "wish list" as developed by our own company Founder and President --- Mark L. Schifter. "The Mini" (as we like to call it) represents

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RX‑V2700 to Use Anchor Bay DVDO Scaler

— November 09, 2006 19:00

RX-V2700 to Use Anchor Bay DVDO Scaler

Anchor Bay, a leading supplier of video processing semiconductors (ASICs) and systems, today announced that its ABT1010 video scaling chip - featuring proprietary Video Reference Series (VRS)

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B&W Introduces CM7 Floorstanding Speaker

— November 06, 2006 19:00

B&W Introduces CM7 Floorstanding Speaker

Britain's B & W Loudspeakers, known worldwide for its benchmark speakers for high-end audio and home-theater systems, has launched an exceptional new floorstanding loudspeaker, the CM7.

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TI Enables Existing Receivers to Support HD DVD and Blu‑ray Surround Sound

— November 06, 2006 19:00

TI Enables Existing Receivers to Support HD DVD and Blu-ray Surround Sound

Texas Instruments Incorporated announced an enhancements to its Aureus™ generation of audio digital signal processors, offering a higher speed memory interface for the DA710 and DA708 devices, as

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WirelessHD Group Formed by Industry Giants

— October 30, 2006 19:00

WirelessHD Group Formed by Industry Giants

LG Electronics Inc., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Panasonic), NEC Corporation, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS, CO., LTD, SiBEAM, Inc., Sony Corporation and Toshiba Corporation today announced that