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SV Staff  |  Jul 19, 2019  |  0 comments
Hot on the heels of Amazon’s record-breaking Prime Day extravaganza, Samsung has kicked off a “Black Friday in July” sale, offering promotional discounts on soundbars and TVs, including new 8K models. Discounts range from 17% to 36%, with most being around 30% off, and run through Tuesday, August 13.
SV Staff  |  Jul 18, 2019  |  0 comments
In early June, we highlighted a half dozen Top Pick-worthy home theater speakers systems and followed that up with a handful of top performing speakers that should be on the shopping list of anyone looking to go wireless. Continuing on the speaker theme, we now turn to the best stereo speakers, soundbars, and subwoofers we’ve reviewed so far this year. And for good measure, we’ve thrown in a subwoofer guaranteed to rock the house.
SV Staff  |  Jul 16, 2019  |  0 comments
China-based headphone specialist 1More has knocked 50% off its wired and wireless Dual-Dynamic Driver earphones for Amazon’s Prime Day sale extravaganza, which began yesterday and runs through midnight tonight (July 16).
SV Staff  |  Jul 16, 2019  |  0 comments
Mitchell Klein, a 30-plus-year industry veteran who helped shape the custom installation business in its early days, is the recipient of CEDIA’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award.
SV Staff  |  Jul 16, 2019  |  0 comments
Como Audio, the Boston-based maker of the Top Pick-designated Solo and Duetto music systems, today unveiled its first streaming turntable and announced plans to ship a new voice controllable smart speaker in the fall.
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 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.
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 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
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 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 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?