Seymour-Screen Excellence Launches White Bias Lighting Kit

Seymour-Screen Excellence of Ames, Iowa, has introduced what it claims is the industry’s first color temperature-tunable back-lighting kit for home theater screens. The company believes the new product is ‘the perfect compliment’ to ambient light-rejecting film screen and a high brightness projector in a darkened room. The kit can be […]

Global Availability of New $3,000 Hisense 80-inch Laser TV

After the company showed off its award-winning $10,000 100-inch laser TV at CES this year, Chinese TV brand Hisense has now launched a new 80-inch L5 laser TV in Beijing. With its ‘highly affordable pricing,’ the company claims its new product is well within the reach of families with modest […]

AMPED America Announces New 400W 2-Channel Class D Amp

AMPED America has announced the availability of the AMP2400, the company’s latest 2-Channel 400 Watt per-channel Class D power amplifier (made in the USA). The AMP2400 is now making its debut into the high-end and luxury audio markets, and features Audiophile Ultra Sonic Performance (AUSP) technology, while also delivering ‘unmatched’ […]

Sound United and Sonos Reach Settlement Agreement

Sound United, which some of you may know as the parent company to audio brands such as Denon, Marantz, Polk Audio, Definitive Technology, HEOS, Boston Acoustics and ClasséAudio, announced today that it has reached a settlement with Sonos, resolving all patent infringement litigation between the two companies including the upcoming […]

Weekly RoundUp 5-22-2018

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on 4k/UHD, Blu-ray and DVD…   The Features   – Red Sparrow – 2018   – Little Women – 2017   – The Birth of a Nation – 1915   – A Fantastic Woman – 2017 – Next […]

YouTube Red To Become YouTube Premium

YouTube is renaming its You Tube Red subscription VOD service and increasing the price by $2 per month. The ad-free streaming service, launched in 2015, will now be called YouTube Premium and sell for $11.99 per month. Current subscribers and those who sign up before YouTube Premium launches will be […]

The ‘Monitor Series’ from Monitor Audio

Monitor Audio of Great Britain – the company renowned for its implementation of metal drivers and ‘exemplary’ cabinet construction – and speaker manufacturer since 1972, has a new set of blowers known as the ‘Monitor Series’. Ideal for home theater applications, the series includes orange driver cones, bringing ‘fun and […]

Tech Retail Sales Up 1.7% in April

According to Twice Magazine – the indispensable CE insider rag – and the U.S. Census Bureau, both electronics and appliance retailers saw a 1.7% uptick in year-over-year sales last month. The April haul totaled $8.3bn, on a roughly even keel with the previous month of March. The National Retail Federation […]

Onkyo Announces ‘Works with Sonos’ Receivers

Onkyo has announced that its network receiver brands are now certified and compatible with the Sonos platform, earning the ‘Works with Sonos’ badge. The technology enables users to seamlessly stream music from their Sonos app to their receiver allowing them to enjoy music anywhere including their home theater. Products featuring […]