If you don’t have the option, or don’t want the option, of installing a full-blown stereo system near your TV — an AV receiver, at least two speakers, all of the cabling that goes with them — this device is a very fine compromise.
Adding to custom installers’ options for configuring wireless multiroom music systems, NuVo Technologies launched today a new high-power, rack-mounted, three-zone audio player for the IP-based NuVo Wireless Audio System.
It’s pretty clear that in the race to win customers during the holiday season, there is no shortage of deals. In addition to all the ‘Cyber Monday Sales Extended’ e-mails that flooded inboxes this week and Black Friday morphing into Black Friday ‘Weekend’, now it’s time to think about the deals and steals we will all be enjoying on Green Monday, the second Monday in December (December 9) and a historically good day for online sales.
Winamp goes along with the MP3 revolution like bacon and eggs. It was the first MP3 player that the majority of us touched, and that classic interface has never left many desktops, including my own ever, since the age of digital music began. Unfortunately, the Age of Winamp has come to an end. If you more »
If you looked at the Geneva Model XL Wireless system announced earlier this month and thought to yourself, Self, I need a heck of a lot more speaker than that $2,299 beast provides, and I really want my speaker system to double as my TV stand, have we got news for you. Geneva has just announced the more »
Dolby rules the roost when it comes to codecs for streaming media. Virtually every platform from Vudu to Netflix uses Dolby’s codec for their streaming offerings, but maybe that’s about to change, with a new version of the DTS-HD Master Audio decoder that’s optimized for both streaming and optical disc streams. And this new version is more »
In my rundown of the AVnu Alliance’s AVB Installer Roundtable at this year’s CEDIA EXPO, I said that “What the heck is AVB?” may have been a better title for the discussion, since most people still aren’t exactly hip to what Audio Video Bridge is. Or how it works. Or why you need it. Or whether you more »
If you’re in the market for a pretty, portable little Bluetooth speaker heavy on style but light on price, you may have noticed that Innovative Technology’s is mysteriously listed as temporarily out of stock on Amazon. Don’t let that put you off, though; you can actually still get your hands on the stylish, affordable speaker… at your more »
Our friends at Appletell usually cover the Geneva Lab beat, given that the speakers are undeniably designed to complement the iOS ecosystem. But when Geneva introduces a wireless speaker selling for northwards of two grand, that’s where I take over. The company introduced not just one, but three new models last week, all of which more »
Streaming audio wirelessly from your phone or computer to your entertainment system seems simple on the face of it, but given the requirements for network setups or Bluetooth pairing, it can be a little more than some people want to fuss with. And if you opt for Bluetooth, there’s the question of whether the transmitter more »
KICKER has introduced its Amphitheater BT2 wireless audio system. Built to rest on a desktop or bookshelf, it uses Bluetooth to pair with smartphones, tablets and computers. You want specs? We got specs. The Amphitheater BT2 features a 50-watt DSP-optimized internal amplifier, five-inch drivers, 0.75-inch silk-dome tweeters and a six-inch square reflex subwoofer. A USB port is onboard for charging more »
Sonos certainly has its fair share of competition these days, with Samsung entering the wireless multiroom music market and Bose bowing its SoundTouch system last week. Not content to give up a bit of primacy in its arena, Sonos has just introduced the Play:1 — the company’s smallest, most affordable wireless system to date. At more »