Audio News & Reviews

Samsung Pulling the Plug on UHD Blu-ray

This news comes to us rather circuitously. Our friends at The Digital Bits are reporting that, according to Forbes, Samsung is exiting the UHD Blu-ray ...

I Just Want a Dumb TV

It’s time once again for me to get a new UHD TV, a thing I have to do a bit more frequently than many of ...

Focal 300IWLCR6 Three-Way In-Wall Loudspeakers Reviewed

In-wall and in-ceiling speakers, sometimes referred to as architectural speakers, are growing in popularity thanks to their stealthy sleek form factor, as well as the ...

Cleer Flow Wireless Headphones Reviewed

My publisher, Jerry Del Colliano, assures me that wireless noise-cancelling headphones are the future of portable audio. And while the numbers in terms of sales ...

Atlantic Technology Ships Two New Dual-Driver Home Theater Subs

Atlantic Technology announced this week that two of the new subwoofers we saw at this past year’s CEDIA Expo in San Diego are now shipping ...

Qobuz Officially Launches in the US

After a whole lot of buzz and a good amount of time in beta testing, the new (to us in the Colonies) high-resolution streaming/download service ...

2018 Oscar Nominees for Short Film – Live Action Movie Review

2018 Oscar Nominees for Short Film – Live Action Review By David Kempler Great Group! Madre – Spain, dir. Rodrigo SorogoyenFauve – Canada, dir. Jeremy ...

2018 Oscar Nominees for Short Film – Animation Movie Review

2018 Oscar Nominees for Short Film – Animation Review By David Kempler I Like Animal Bao – dir. Domee Shi, USALate Afternoon – dir. Louise ...

Bluewave Get Wireless Headphone Amplifier-DAC

I came across a unique component that caught my attention at the recent Los Angeles CanJam show. In a little booth, a French-Canadian company by ...

Anthem Announces the Next Generation of Room Correction: ARC Genesis

We’ve never made much of a secret around these parts that we’re big fans of Anthem Room Correction, the proprietary software found only on Paradigm, ...

Kanto YU6 & SUB8 Powered Speaker System Reviewed

Let me make one thing abundantly clear: I love the concept of powered loudspeakers. I absolutely support their adoption. Over the years, I’ve owned as ...

How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Those of us who’ve owned homes over the past decade have little to complain about in terms of our overall investments. Since the “Great Recession ...

InFocus Re-Enters the Residential Projector Market

It’s been three years since InFocus introduced a new projector for the home market, but the company is coming back with a handful of new ...

Cold Pursuit Movie Review

Cold Pursuit Review By Matthew Passantino Ice Road Sucker It all started in 2008 when someone dared to kidnap Liam Neeson’s daughter in “Taken,” which ...

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot Movie Review

The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot Review By David Kempler Moustache Defeats Hitler and Bigfoot When you hear that there’s a movie ...

The Amityville Murders Movie Review

The Amityville Murders Review By Lora Grady Long Island Tedium Since surprise 1979 blockbuster “The Amityville Horror” cast a spotlight on the story of the ...

Control4 Acquires Remote-Maker NEEO

One of the most exciting products we saw at this year’s CEDIA Expo was NEEO: a drop-dead sexy remote control system with a new pro ...

RBH R-55E Impression Series Elite Floorstanding Loudspeaker Reviewed

Once dubbed the R55Ti from EMP Tek (an Internet direct offshoot of RBH), the R-55E reviewed here takes what was great about its predecessor and ...

MartinLogan Debutes New Installer Series Speakers at ISE

Gone are the days when you could easily dismiss architectural speakers are mere “elevator speakers.” These days, there are some amazingly high-performance in-walls and in-ceilings ...

Fully Immersed: Best New Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Blu-ray Discs: Cliffhanger, First Man, Halloween, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Fully Immersed: Best New Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Blu-ray Discs: Cliffhanger, First Man, Halloween, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms By Greg Robinson Fully Immersed, ...

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