Qi wireless charging gets a big boost from Ikea

Although wireless induction charging for mobile devices has been around for a while, it hasn’t really caught on. At least as fast as proponents for the technology may prefer. The wireless charging pads merely replace the need to plug a cable into a smartphone or tablet, but at the cost of charging at a lower more »

Sanus and Sonos offering free stuff through #BetterSound Twitter contest

Want some free wireless audio gear and AV furniture? Get on it! offers new solution for midnight bathroom trips

e3light Group released a new solution for home lighting outside the realm of overhead lighting and lamps. If ever you’ve woken in the middle of the night and felt the agony of flipping the light switch just to find your way to the bathroom, is for you– so, everybody. Essentially taking nightlights to the next level–adulthood, more »

OmniMount shows the elegance of wall-mounted TVs

Before you go and buy a new or replacement flat-panel TV, consider how you want to view that screen. Sure, most models out there come with their own stand, but how about something a little more elegant for your modern living space? Television- and movie-watching becomes a slightly different and better experience when screens are more »

Mounting a TV yourself isn’t as hard as it seems

Welcome to our  series of guest blogs from the team at SANUS in which the company identifies common homeowner design problems and offers solutions. Here, SANUS’s Lauren Theobald explores how truly easy it is to mount a TV yourself with a little guidance and the help of a friend. (After you read it, we recommend you check out more »

How to pick the perfect piece of entertainment furniture

Shopping for the a piece of home entertainment furniture that suits your system, decor, and taste? Dave Adams, marketing manager of BDI, offers his expert advice.


Here’s how to get rid of messy wires with a TV wall mount

You can simply secure a flat-panel TV to the wall and be done with it, but we’re getting more sophisticated and with that we’re starting to demand a better look to our media arrangement. Custom installers can give us that professional, clean look with a mounted TV, but what if you’re trying to do it yourself?

Yes you can! Create a small home theater in any room with these 5 tips

Most people think they have to overhaul a sprawling basement or game room in order to create a true home theater experience. But that’s certainly not the case. You can create a true home theater, a room that lets you escape from the outside world and immerse yourself in top-notch audio and larger-than-life video in so much as a spare room.


How to mount your TV in a corner and still get a great image

It’s the question we always ask ourselves: Where do I put my TV? Figuring out where to put the television in a living room can be a little tricky. If you have the perfect wall for it, then you don’t have yourself much of a conundrum. But how many of us are lucky enough to have that? For many, there is not a single unoccupied wall in the room.

10 great giveaways: Win a $6K gaming chair, $10K theater, 60″ TV, and more…

In the age of big data, no one is safe…So why not give the following companies your personal information, too? At least you might when something. Kidding aside, the following 10 giveaways from around the web will have you decking out your home theater (or creating an entirely new one, in some cases) in high style.

8 funky, strange, cool home audio and video finds

While you won’t find all of these products in America, and many of them are made to order, there are some unusual, and in some instances, downright awesome, electronics to be found on the WWW. Here are some of the more interesting products we’ve stumbled upon using the Houzz app. Whether you laugh, cry, or get out your wallet, we hope you enjoy these bizarre finds.

How to get a sleek low-profile media room in a smaller home

When dreaming about your perfect home entertainment system (which may include a library of your favorite movies, audio components that can rival a live concert, and a television that’s so big it deserves its own wall), it often helps to have a room in your home that’s dedicated to that sole purpose: entertaining.