Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments
DC Entertainment, home of the iconic superheroes Batman and Superman, is teaming with Warner Bros. to launch a streaming service with Warner Bros. next year.
Filed under
Al Griffin Posted: Apr 27, 2017 0 comments
Got a tech question for Sound & Vision? Email us at

Q I own an Epson 5040UB projector that is high dynamic range-compatible and has “4K Enhancement Technology.” But it’s my understanding that projectors are unable to deliver all the benefits of HDR. If that’s true, is it worth it for me to upgrade to an Ultra HD Blu-ray player to use with my 5040UB? —Harry Torres

Filed under
Barb Gonzalez Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments
Designed for cord-cutters, AirTV is combining premium channels, local channels and online streaming. Dish’s AirTV mimics the experience of watching cable or satellite where it is convenient to go to a guide and scroll through the local and premium channels to find what you want to watch.
Bob Ankosko Posted: Apr 26, 2017 2 comments
HiFiMan founder Dr. Fang Bian has been crafting fine headphones for more than a decade, collecting numerous awards along the way. In the past two years alone, five of his designs have been designated Top Picks in these pages. Despite this incredible success, Bian wanted more. He had a lifelong dream to fulfill: To create the “world’s best-sounding headphone.” As he put it, “While HiFiMan has made many good headphones, and people certainly enjoy them, none has ever fully satisfied that dream.”
Filed under
John Sciacca Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments
Does your Wi-Fi network suck? Here are five things you can do to significantly improve its performance.
Filed under
Michael Antonoff Posted: Apr 26, 2017 0 comments
Netflix added the ability to download content for offline viewing a few months ago. Here’s how it works.
Filed under
Steve Guttenberg Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments
Build Quality
PRICE $649

Made in Japan
Neutral sound balance
Two-year warranty
Cable isn’t user-replaceable

The Audio-Technica ATH-A2000Z somehow looks brand new and classic at the same time, and we could say the same about the sound.

The ATH-A2000Z is the top model from Audio-Technica’s Art Monitor Series, and its polished titanium earcups are a not-so-subtle hint about the headphone’s status in the company’s pecking order. It’s made in Japan, just like AudioTechnica’s very best headphones (such as the ATH-W5000). The company has been making ’phones since 1974.

SV Staff Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments
Vizio today announced the addition of two soundbars and a multiroom wireless speaker to its SmartCast line of audio products.
Filed under
SV Staff Posted: Apr 25, 2017 0 comments
Klipsch today announced that the museum and archives of company founder and audio pioneer Paul W. Klipsch will be transferred to the recently formed Klipsch Heritage Museum Association (KHMA) in a ceremony on Thursday (April 27) in Hope, Arkansas.
Filed under
Ken C. Pohlmann Posted: Apr 25, 2017 2 comments
You probably saw the news reports last week. A lawsuit has been filed against Bose, alleging its Connect app, such as used with a Bose headphone, collects information on the listening habits of the user, without adequately informing the user of the full extent of the practice. The story was widely reported. The rebuttal by Bose was not so widely reported.