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SV Staff  |  Oct 31, 2019  |  0 comments
Starting today, Yamaha is rolling out a firmware update that brings Amazon Music and enhanced Alexa voice control to more than 15 of its MusicCast-enabled products.
SV Staff  |  Oct 31, 2019  |  0 comments
Samsung today announced the addition of CBS News (CBSN) to its free, ad-supported video service, Samsung TV Plus.
SV Staff  |  Oct 30, 2019  |  0 comments
The streaming wars are heating up. Again. WarnerMedia has announced that it plans to launch a new streaming service called HBO Max next May.
SV Staff  |  Oct 30, 2019  |  0 comments
Apple started rolling out a series of software updates for its HomePod smart speaker that adds cool features and capabilities but put a hold on them yesterday because speakers running the new iOS 13.2 operating system stopped working.
SV Staff  |  Oct 28, 2019  |  0 comments
U.K. speaker specialist Q Acoustics has announced plans to launch its “largest and most powerful subwoofer” early next year.
SV Staff  |  Oct 25, 2019  |  0 comments
Axiim, a Kirkland, WA-based maker of WiSA-compliant wireless home theater speaker systems is now shipping a $230 app-based adapter that enables WiSA-certified speakers to connect wirelessly to certain LG TVs.
SV Staff  |  Oct 24, 2019  |  0 comments
Have you upgraded your TV to 4K yet? If not, what are you waiting for? And if you’re a typical S&V reader you might think 4K is old news but picture quality and features continue to advance at breakneck speed. Here are five TVs we’ve reviewed in recent months, all Top Picks and all offering varying degrees of excellent performance, including an LCD set that can go head to head with OLED. No kidding.
SV Staff  |  Oct 23, 2019  |  0 comments
Verizon has announced that it will offer 12 free months of Disney+ to its “4G LTE and 5G unlimited wireless” customers when the new streaming service launches November 12.
SV Staff  |  Oct 23, 2019  |  1 comments
Apple Corps. has announced that The Beatles – The Singles Collection, featuring remastered 7-inch vinyl reissues of all 22 singles released in the U.K. between 1962 and 1970, ships November 20.
SV Staff  |  Oct 23, 2019  |  0 comments
The Hi-Fi Show Live 2019, U.K’s largest specialty high-end audio event, will take place this Saturday and Sunday at the Ascot Racecourse Grandstand in Ascot, England.
SV Staff  |  Oct 22, 2019  |  0 comments
Yamaha today reaffirmed its commitment to home audio with a new collection of high-end audio components for the “most discerning and passionate audiophiles.”
SV Staff  |  Oct 21, 2019  |  0 comments
CEntrance, the Illinois-based maker of portable audio gear for professionals and consumers, is shipping its first headphones.
SV Staff  |  Oct 21, 2019  |  0 comments
In case you missed it, Dish Network’s Sling TV is offering free TV and movies to owners of Android and Amazon devices who don’t have a Sling subscription.
SV Staff  |  Oct 21, 2019  |  0 comments
Emotiva Audio is offering 15% discount on three of its AV preamp/processors through October 31 but there’s a catch…
SV Staff  |  Oct 18, 2019  |  0 comments
Pangea Audio Distributing has announced that it is shipping a new compact hybrid integrated amplifier from Germany’s Vincent Audio.