Entries Tagged as 'Sound Systems'

Sony Announces its 2014 Sound Bars and Sound Plate

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

Sony announced today two new soundbars and a new sound plate (pictured above).  All feature updated electronics for 3D and 4K pass through, 3- HDMI 2.0 inputs and audio return channel (ARC) functionality. Get all the specs and details after the break.

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Samsung Shape Wireless Audio System Review

December 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audio, Product Reviews, Review, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

When Samsung announced its Shape Wireless Audio System a few months back, tech bloggers were quick to dub it “Sonos Killer,” “Sonos Toppler,” and “Sonos Taker On-er.” To a certain extent, all of those categorizations are true: By releasing a system that’s functionally similar to, and identically priced with, Sonos’ offerings, Samsung is clearly trying […]

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HDTV Accessories You’ll Need and Products You Should Consider

November 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audio, Blu-ray Discs, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound Systems

There are a some accessories every HDTV owner needs to purchase. You should also seriously consider sound upgrades, no matter what type of HDTV you own. For example, every HDTV needs an HDMI cable to connect high definition source to the display. There are devices to electrically protect it, kits to properly clean the TV […]

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Samsung Black Friday Week HDTV and Home Theater Deals Revealed

November 20th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Audio, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

These deals are now live. Click on the product links for more information   Samsung plans start its Black Friday discounts this Sunday Nov. 24,  by  offering drastically reduced prices on dozens of its HDTVs,  5 days ahead of the competition. They also are offering extra savings on home theater audio. We found their Black […]

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Samsung Introduces Its First Wireless Audio Speaker System

October 3rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audio, Connected TVs, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems

Samsung announced today its entry into the multi-room wireless audio market with their Shape M7 (WAM750) system. The triangular Shape speakers contain the electronics to permit music in any room via Wi-Fi or one-to-one pairing to a Smartphone/tablet with Bluetooth. It can also do double duty as a soundbar. All the details after the jump.

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Hands on Control4’s Home Automation Training and Certification Course

June 25th, 2013 · 9 Comments · Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Home Automation, Sound Bars, Sound Systems

Home automation can be a tricky thing. To program an advanced remote control system well, requires factory training. Recently, I had the opportunity to spend four days in Chicago to learn how to program a Control4 system. Each day was over 8 hours in a classroom learning and hands-on activities. Every night was devoted to […]

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HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) for your HDTV Explained

June 19th, 2013 · 13 Comments · 3D HDTV, Connected TVs, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

Read our companion article here   The Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature built into HDMI is one of the easiest ways to set up an audio system. And since an audio system is vital to getting good sound with movies and TV, ARC is important to understand. I mean, who doesn’t want better sound, reduced […]

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Top 10 Tech Gifts for Dad

June 8th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HTIBs, Plasma, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Looking for some last minute gift ideas for Dad? Give the gift of tech this year with some great ideas for every budget. From TVs to remotes to soundbars, streamers, players, discs and more, you’ll find the perfect present for Pa.

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