SV Staff  |  Feb 12, 2018  |  1 comments
McIntosh has announced the imminent arrival of a new 600-watt monoblock amplifier that offers several updates over its predecessor, the MC601.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Feb 12, 2018  |  0 comments
Like any good competitor, LG is always looking for ways to set itself apart in the always cutthroat, hyper competitive TV market.
David Vaughn  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  0 comments
A dangerous crime wave hits the beach as legendary Lt. Mitch Buchannon leads his squad of lifeguards on a mission to prove you don’t have to wear a badge to save the day—despite being told to keep away from the trouble by both the police and his boss. Along for the ride are a trio of new recruits including former Olympian Matt Brody, who made the cut because of the positive PR he will bring to the team. To find the mastermind, the team must break some rules, go undercover, and put their careers in jeopardy to keep the beach safe from nefarious business interests.
Brandon A. DuHamel  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  2 comments
Forget about the Mummy movies starring Brendan Fraser, which kicked off in 1999 and launched their own spinoffs. This version of The Mummy is in fact a reboot of Universal’s vaunted Classic Monsters franchises of the 1930s onward. Although it is meant to be a horror flick, this Tom Cruise vehicle directed by Alex Kurtzman—known more for his writing on TV series like Hawaii Five-0 than for directing—is less about horror than it is about big action set pieces.
SV Staff  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  2 comments
As a follow-up to last week’s Research Series announcement, Integra continues to fill out its 2018 lineup, this time with two HDBaseT-enabled receivers.
SV Staff  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  1 comments
Have you seen those hipster TV spots welcoming HomePod? Apple’s long-time-coming smart speaker hits stores today...
John Sciacca  |  Feb 09, 2018  |  3 comments
Last month’s blog detailed the first part of the process of installing new speakers. Since planning before cutting is a massive part of retrofitting new speakers, I focused on making sure you could actually install speakers where you want. This involved determining the best wiring route to the new speakers and ensuring the route was clear of any obstacles like wall purlins.
SV Staff  |  Feb 08, 2018  |  0 comments
A smart speaker with a screen, a matchbox-size headphone amp, a serious ceiling speaker, and more.
SV Staff  |  Feb 08, 2018  |  4 comments
Sony today announced pricing for the X900F and X850F series of high dynamic range (HDR)-enabled 4K Ultra HDTVs it previewed at CES 2018 in January.
SV Staff  |  Feb 08, 2018  |  1 comments
Indy Audio Labs (IAL), owner of the high-performance audio brands Aragon and Acurus, has announced plans to expand the immersive audio capabilities of it ACT 4 preamp/processor to 20 channels.