CES 2015

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Mark Fleischmann  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  1 comments
Without a doubt the most mind-blowing surround demo at CES combined Auro-3D height-enhanced surround technology with gear from CAT, ATI, and Theta.
Barb Gonzalez  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  1 comments
TiVo has launched OnePass, an extended Seasons Pass for TV series that includes episodes found online.
Al Griffin  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
Samsung’s yet-to-be named new wireless speaker has a distinctive football-like shape. On second thought, it looks like a coffee percolator. Whatever—the important thing is that the design is a big improvement over the company’s first-generation wireless speakers.
Mark Fleischmann  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
The first thing we noticed about Arcam's Solo Movie, a combo AVR and Blu-ray player, was that it was cute.
Leslie Shapiro  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
Divoom is showing off a few new portable players at CES, but none more rugged and outgoing than the Voombox-Party, a weather-proof player with a 3” subwoofer who’s not afraid to play outdoors.

Thomas J. Norton  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
The Revel Concerta line was introduced to the world in 2005 (if memory serves) as the “budget” Revel loudspeaker range, Now comes the Concerta2. Unlike the original Performas, which were finished in vinyl, the Concerta2s are available in either gloss white or gloss black...
Mark Fleischmann  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
If adding a USB DAC to your system would be one box too many, Creek offers one with a CD slot, so you might eliminate the disc player.
Thomas J. Norton  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
JBL launched a new lineup of speakers priced for the budget-seeker: the Arena range. Topping it off is the floor-standing Arena 180, at $699/pair (shown in the photo above)...
Mark Fleischmann  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
A felt ring surrounds the tweeter on the Ryan R610 monitor.
John Sciacca  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
The Philips Pronto touchscreen remote control revolutionized what a non-professional programmer could do when it came to customizing their personal controller. User groups traded graphics files, created games, and spent hours tweaking and refining their beloved Prontos. But this venerable remote was discontinued by the manufacturer several years ago, and the Pronto name was all but lost, only to be spoken of in hushed and revered tones.

But, good news, Pronto and iOS lovers! The new Pronto Peel is going to bring some of the love and control back in a new form factor and simple to use way!

Darryl Wilkinson  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
Most of the current DIY smart home automation systems suffer from multiple drawbacks, many of which become apparent during the setup of the smart home hub and identifying the smart devices in the system. When it comes to market, OOMI’s Cube is designed to change all that.

The OOMI Cube is the heart of the...

Thomas J. Norton  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
You’ve heard of Google Glass, now make way for Toshiba Glass. It certainly sounds much the same. And that was just one of the ways Toshiba’s booth was dramatically different than in the past...
Darryl Wilkinson  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
Most of us have made hand gestures at the TV at one point or another over the years, and they haven’t always been the nicest of hand signals. eyesight Technologies’s singlecue is an AV remote control and home automation interface that wants you to use hand gestures to control your AV system as well as all sorts of home automation devices in throughout your home.
Darryl Wilkinson  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
Stumbling through the Sands Expo, I came across one of those seemingly insignificant products that turn out to be an elegant and simple solution to a never-ending problem. In this case, I found the NEET booth and its assortment of Cable Keepers. Something the company calls the “World's Simplest Cable Management Solution”.

Using one of NEET’s Cable Keepers is like having...

Barb Gonzalez  |  Jan 08, 2015  |  0 comments
SeeQVault technology will make it possible to download Ultra High Definition (4K) and High Definition movies from your UltraViolet library and other sources.