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SV Staff  |  Nov 17, 2017  |  0 comments
Amazon and Google have rolled out security updates for their Echo and Home smart speakers to prevent a flaw in Bluetooth known as BlueBorne from making the speakers vulnerable to malicious attacks, according to press reports.
SV Staff  |  Nov 17, 2017  |  0 comments
The consumer electronics industry mourns the loss of Harry Elias, Consumer Technology Hall of Famer and former JVC executive vice president and Akai chairman, who died on November 12. He was in his late 80s.
SV Staff  |  Nov 17, 2017  |  0 comments
LG today unveiled “best ever” Black Friday pricing for 55- and 65-inch 4K OLED TVs in its B7A series.
SV Staff  |  Nov 17, 2017  |  0 comments
Classically trained electronic/instrumental composer/producer Emancipator (Doug Appling) — known for creating a unique blend of jazz, electronic, bossa nova, chillwave, hip-hop, world and classical music with his five-piece ensemble — today announced the release of his fifth album, Baralku.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Nov 16, 2017  |  0 comments
British researchers have found a security vulnerability in Amazon Echo speakers that would allow hackers to install malicious software and listen in on your conversations.
SV Staff  |  Nov 16, 2017  |  0 comments
Klipsch today introduced a new line of space-efficient on-wall speakers designed to complement wall-mounted TVs.
SV Staff  |  Nov 15, 2017  |  0 comments
Triad Speakers has expanded its R Series of in-ceiling speakers with six models, ranging in price from $225/pair to $325 apiece.
SV Staff  |  Nov 15, 2017  |  0 comments
San Jose-based Synaptics has announced the availability a THX Certified audio codec that supports high-resolution playback on headphones.
SV Staff  |  Nov 15, 2017  |  0 comments
The Detroit-based industrial design and manufacturing company Shinola is expanding its audio offerings with a line of precision-built headphones.
SV Staff  |  Nov 14, 2017  |  0 comments
LG Welcomes Sling TV to 2017 OLED and Super UHD models. And its ad-supported Channel Plus app now offers more than 100 streaming channels...

Netflix and Dolby Atmos are now a thing. Initial titles will include Okia, Blame, Death Note, Bright, and Wheelman, while supported streaming devices include 2017 LG OLED TVs, Xbox One, and Xbox One S...

SV Staff  |  Nov 14, 2017  |  1 comments
HBO Now, Starz, and Showtime moved up in the recently updated 2017 top 10 list of U.S. streaming services while Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu continued to hunker down in the top three slots.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Nov 13, 2017  |  1 comments
Don’t you hate peeling sticky labels off your new phone and other CE purchases? You are not alone...
SV Staff  |  Nov 13, 2017  |  0 comments
More Americans than ever before will use their smartphones for holiday shopping and one in five plan to use a voice-activated smart speaker to “voice shop,” according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) 2017 Pre-Black Friday Survey.
SV Staff  |  Nov 10, 2017  |  0 comments
Looking ahead to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, which will be a major event in the development of an 8K ecosystem, Sharp has introduced of the world’s first 8K camcorder.
SV Staff  |  Nov 09, 2017  |  0 comments
Online sales are expected to surpass $107 billion this holiday season, an increase of nearly 14 percent over 2016, according to a comprehensive retail prediction from Adobe Analytics, which the online transactions of the 100 largest online retailers, among other things.