Yesterday was the Luxury Technology Show in New York, and there were a lot of high-end, not to mention high-ticket, items on display. Here are some of the coolest products from a few of the manufacturers on display for you to buy or covet, depending on your budget.
There are speakers…and then there are speakers. Speakers that are sexy, powerful, sleek, big even. Speakers that throw caution to the wind and risk pissing off your interior designer. Speakers that are towering works of art. Speakers that laugh at the thought of being hidden in a wall. Speakers that might just kick your ass if you don’t give them the proper respect. We love them paired with their shorter, but mighty henchman, the subwoofer.
At HomeTechTell, we’re all about design-oriented AV solutions as homeowners demand products that perform well and look great or are altogether hidden. And while we haven’t heard these new speakers from Soundfreaq, we can’t deny, they’re pretty fun to look at. The Double Spot ($119, above) is a mid-century modern-inspired stereo speaker designed for the more »
Spotify and LG just announced the availability of the service on LG Smart TVs. For Premium users, the Spotify TV app gives you access to more than 20 million songs, and is compatible with all 2013 model LG Smart TVs. You can also share music and playlists with friends via Facebook. Kewl. For those of you who already more »
It’s crunch time now to get your special someone a gift for the holidays—and what better gift can you give than the gift of technology? In this holiday gift guide, we take you through every room of the house and offer ideas for high-tech gear and gadgets that will make your home that much more entertaining, fun, cozy, smart, green, cool, and convenient.
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.
Who said the Christmas season didn’t officially start until Black Friday? Well, okay, these days nobody says that. But for us Goyim, at least, the gift giving doesn’t usually start for another few weeks yet. Linn — whom you may remember as the company who delivers 24-bit studio master recordings directly to your speakers (assuming more »
Nope. You didn’t read that headline wrong. We’ve seen our fair share of digital-to-analog converters hit the market recently, but I do believe the BUC-1 is the first audiophile-grade digital-to-digital converter to hit my inbox. Why on earth would you want to convert a digital signal to a digital signal? Consider this hypothetical scenario: you’ve more »
The market for music systems is, for the most part, strictly divided into two distinct classes. On the one hand, you have your networked audio systems capable of playing digital files and streaming sources, and on the other you have your high-end, audiophile systems with uber-expensive interconnects and cables. Linn’s new Klimax Exakt System may more »
Stereo systems. Like cable TV and camera film, younger people largely couldn’t care less about them. So says CNN in an article called “The Death of the Home Stereo System.” It may be painful for some longtime home entertainment enthusiasts to accept, but kids and many older people don’t want traditional AV components because, frankly, more »
There are a lot of Bluetooth speakers out there, but how many of them have the warmth and analog deliciousness of vacuum tubes? Furthermore, how many tube-amplified wireless Bluetooth speakers do you know that can stream high-resolution audio and video via the open-source XBMC Media Center platform? Sounds like a dream, right? Well, you can more »