It’s reasonable to expect perfection from a soundbar that sells for $1,000. That’s the price Samsung charges for its HW-F850 , and while we’re not saying the sound is perfect, it is rather engaging. More important, the system has an automatic calibration function that optimizes the sound for your listening seat. Just plug in […]
Entries Tagged as 'Surround Sound'
December 16th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audio, Product Reviews, Review, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio
December 11th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Audio, Product Reviews, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio
Here’s a conundrum: As HDTV displays have gotten bigger, flatter, and more advanced, their built-in speakers have become smaller, less powerful, and less effective. There’s a solution to the problem, though, and it doesn’t necessarily involve spending wads of cash: Add a soundbar to your HDTV. Soundbars range from fully powered standalone units with multiple […]
November 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Plasma, Surround Sound
We’ve searched for early Cyber Monday HDTV listings to give our readers a head start on picking up great deals now, before inventories run out. The list has been honed to reflect high def TVs that are 40%-59% off the retail price and all are “name brands”. The models below are manufactured by LG, Sharp, […]
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.
February 25th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems
There are two equally important aspects to all televisions: the video, and the sound. Hard to enjoy (“enjoy”?) American Idol without sound, and Transformers V: Transformerer is an incomprehensible mess without visuals. Here’s the thing, despite over a decade of flat panel TV development, TV sound is as bad now as it’s ever been. But […]
January 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Blu-ray Players, HTIBs, News, Surround Sound
Samsung just released details of its 2013 line of Home Theater, audio and Blu-ray players. New products for 2013 include a Soundbar with vacuum tube sound and wireless Bluetooth, a 7.1Home Theater system and a UHD upconverting Blu-ray player. Details are after the break.
December 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems
Every TV needs something to go with it: A Blu-ray player, some better cables, maybe a media streamer. If you have a TV, or just purchased a TV, there’s some great gift idea that makes the TV look better, sound better, or maybe even perform better. Here are some HDTV Accessory gift ideas for any […]
August 16th, 2012 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Plasma, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems
I always had a huge stereo in college, and a big(ish) television. It was pieced together from various deals I got working at Circuit City (the stereo, not the TV), plus various hand-me-downs and swap-meet finds. It was terrible. These days, for very little money, college-bound audio and videophiles can get a bevy of awesome […]