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Atlantic Technology debuts “module” that retrofits existing speakers for Dolby Atmos

Atlantic Technology today introduced an innovative approach for “upgrading” existing speakers in a home to the Dolby Atmos surround sound system with its new 44-DA Dolby Atmos-enabled home theater speaker module.

Bowers & Wilkins launches new CM Series speakers

Bowers & Wilkins introduced new models of its CM Series of loudspeakers, which feature its Decoupled Double Dome tweeter technology.

Integra adds more Dolby Atmos receivers

Integra today added to its 2014 lineup of Dolby Atmos-enabled A/V receivers and preamp processors. The additions are the DTR-50.6, DTR-60.6, DTR-70.6 and DHC-80.6, all of which are also THX-certified, and support HDMI 2.0 for 4K/60Hz and HDCP 2.2 copy protection.

Prepare to binge watch with LG 4K OLED TVs

You’ve been reading up about LG 4K OLED TVs all year long, saving money as you go. If you’ve been bursting with excitement and anticipation, the wait is almost at an end. LG Electronics has just announced the start of sales of their curved OLED TVs with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution. Featuring the latest more »

ArcSoft simplicam camera with face detection now available

Home surveillance cameras are useful, easy to operate, and quite affordable these days. Most provide a mobile app so homeowners can check in with smartphones or tablets whenever they wish. Users can opt for motion-detection alerts, too. The hard part about most motion-detection rules is that anything can trigger it: branches swaying by the window, more »

LG’s new curved OLED HDTV becomes first TV to achieve UL GREENGUARD Certification

UL Environment reports that it performed rigorous tests against the GREENGUARD Certification standard in its Marietta, Ga., laboratory, to confirm low emissions from the LG 55EC9300.

Energy launches first Connoisseur soundbar

Energy today launched its $599.99 Energy Connoisseur CS-30 soundbar, featuring plug n’ play functionality, Dolby Digital decoding, 3D surround mode and Bluetooth streaming capabilities.

BenQ introduces two new front projectors

Now you have two new options for front projection, as BenQ America, which bills itself as the top-selling DLP projector brand in The Americas, today introduced its “next-generation” Colorific home entertainment projectors, the 3D-capable, 1080p HT1075 ($1,199) and HT1085ST ($1,299), which will be available next month.

Get home automation hands-on with Insteon at RadioShack

With the increasing number of home automation options, it can be a little difficult to visualize how and where one might use them. Not only that, similar products from different brands can have certain features to fit some needs better than others. We like to test-drive cars before we buy and test-fit clothes before we wear, so why not also test home automation technology?

Eve automatically irrigates outdoor lawns, saves water

“Gold is the new green” could be California’s new state motto, considering the current, terrible drought conditions. As I look into my backyard, I see a patchwork of gold, brown, and green areas. In Sacramento, to aid water conservation, we get two watering days per week for a few hours each of those days. It’s more »

Smart TV Hisense Roku H4 to be available soon

When it comes to streaming internet media to television sets all over the world, Roku is a leader, if not the leader. Cable-cutting in favor of viewing online content has been made easier and more possible by Roku and all of its products. Now, the company has teamed up with Hisense, the fourth largest global more »

Who will bring Rosie the Robot to life?

Despite the overarching concept of the Internet of Things being “finding simple tech solutions to everyday problems,” today’s robots show little sign of advancing to house-cleaning autonomy.