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SV Staff  |  Jul 15, 2019  |  0 comments
The growing popularity of streaming services, emerging technologies built around artificial intelligence (AI), and in-vehicle technology will help propel the U.S. consumer technology industry to a record-breaking $401 billion in retail revenues in 2019 — a 2.2% increase over last year, according to the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) midyear forecast.
SV Staff  |  Jul 15, 2019  |  0 comments
Amazon’s super hyped “Prime Day” sale extravaganza begins today and ends tomorrow (Tuesday, July 16) at midnight. Yep, last year’s event was so successful that the online retail king decided to extend it to a second day this time around.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jul 15, 2019  |  0 comments
As a long-time subscriber to SiriusXM, I tend to ignore emails and notices from them. I pay and renew every six months and forget about them in between payment dates. So I’m glad I spotted the latest email from them because they’ve announced a host of new features, stations, and exciting new ways to listen to SiriusXM outside of the car.

SV Staff  |  Jul 12, 2019  |  0 comments
Sonos has streamlined its integration with Control4 home-automation products as part of its latest software update.
SV Staff  |  Jul 11, 2019  |  0 comments
UK-based Naim Audio has announced the third generation of its NAIT and SUPERNAIT integrated amplifiers, featuring a series of performance upgrades and a built-in phono stage.
SV Staff  |  Jul 10, 2019  |  0 comments
LG has teamed with the Pantone Color Institute and artisan pastry chef Amirah Kassem to create a unique pop-up café that celebrates the “powerful presence of color.”
SV Staff  |  Jul 10, 2019  |  0 comments
Netflix created its own fireworks when it released the third season of Stranger Things on the July 4th.
SV Staff  |  Jul 10, 2019  |  0 comments
McIntosh today introduced a high-end, stereo preamplifier with an advanced digital audio module that builds on the DA1 module found in a handful of its products, including the C49 preamplifier introduced in May.
SV Staff  |  Jul 09, 2019  |  2 comments
Denon today introduced its least expensive IMAX Enhanced AV receiver — a feature-packed 9.2-channel model that lists for $1,100.
SV Staff  |  Jul 09, 2019  |  0 comments
You might know Miramar, FL-based JL Audio for making some of the best home and car subwoofers money can buy, not to mention fine car stereo speakers and amplifiers, but did you know they also build killer marine speakers?
SV Staff  |  Jul 08, 2019  |  0 comments
KEF has announced speaker stands and a wall mounting bracket for the stylish LSX speaker series it introduced last fall.
SV Staff  |  Jul 08, 2019  |  0 comments
Comcast has rolled out a web-based remote control for its Xfinity X1 cable platform that uses eye-tracking technology to make TV accessible for people with physical disabilities that prevent them from using a traditional remote control.
SV Staff  |  Jul 05, 2019  |  0 comments
Sony today announced new wireless earbuds featuring improved noise canceling technology.
SV Staff  |  Jul 05, 2019  |  2 comments
The beauty of Netflix is tons of content, easily accessible at a reasonable price and no ads, right? But what if the streaming powerhouse were to offer a less expensive option with ads — would you go for it
SV Staff  |  Jul 02, 2019  |  8 comments
Sony pulled the wraps off a new flagship 4K/Ultra HD Blu-ray player yesterday that supports hi-res audio and spins DVD Audio discs and SACDs.