Think you know IoT? Here’s your chance to prove it and win!

I’ve had the opportunity to test and check out many a smart device, and I can tell you that not all Internet of Things are created equally. It’s all still kind of new – maybe more like a toddler instead of infancy – yet there is a lot of ground to cover before such products mature and hit their stride.

Thermador wraps up its Kitchen Design Challenge with $325,000 in cash and prizes

American luxury kitchen appliance brand Thermador has officially wrapped up its 2012-2013 Kitchen Design Challenge into which talented designers across the country submitted their favorite designs from 2012 and 2013 for deliberation. The contestants submitted outstanding luxurious, inspiring, and breathtaking kitchen designs. Of contestants, 16 regional winners were chosen. Each won $2,500 and all-expenses-paid trip to Souther more »

SANUS launches March Madness “Take a Shot” Sweepstakes

If you’re looking to upgrade your home entertainment, this is the sweepstakes for you. After all, who wants to watch the NCAA tournament on a sub-par television screen? Not this girl, that’s for sure.

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.

Win $48K in prizes, 4K TV, in Samsung and h.h. gregg’s ‘Super 48 Giveaway’

Want to upgrade your home theater before the big game and watch it in on a brand-new Samsung 65-inch 4K or 50-inch LED TV? Then head on over to h.h. gregg or the company’s Facebook page and enter the Super 48K Giveaway for a chance to win electronics prizes from both Samsung and h.h. gregg.

Hisense H6 Smart TVs Launch, Powered by Android

Hisense H6 Smart TVs just launched have the latest Google services for TV powered by Android 4.2.2. and are available in 40-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch models all powered by Marvell’s ARMADA 1500 Plus (88DE3108) HD Media processor and remote with voice control capabilities.

Shop Green Tech This Holiday Season

As if buying the perfect gift wasn’t hard enough, now there is the added pressure of hunting for something a little bit more conscientious for that special someone. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) strives to make green tech gifting easier with, which offers up tips for selecting the ideal green tech gift and a more »


Enter Polk’s “Listen to the Music” Contest and You Could Open for John Legend

Can you play an instrument? Do you know the chords and lyrics to the Doobie Brothers’ classic “Listen to the Music”? Would you like to open for Walk Off the Earth and John Legend at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas on January 7? You’ve come to the right place, then, because Polk Audio has launched more »

Technology Tell Is Giving Away a Sound pOp

See that hand to your right? It’s my hand, but it could be your hand if you’re the lucky winner in the new Tell + AudioSource Sound pOp Giveaway. No, you won’t actually win my hand, but you could win your own Sound pOp. If you’re not familiar with the Sound pOp, check out my more »

VOCO and Murfie Team Up for Lossless Cloud Streaming

You guys may remember the VOCO V-Zone Voice Controlled Wireless Multi-room Music System I reviewed last year — a sort of Siri-meets-Sonos sound system that relies heavily on voice recognition for searches and such. VOCO has been constantly expanding on the system’s capabilities, adding new app support and so forth, but its latest upgrade may be more »

Salamander Designs Launches New Website, New Giveaway

Salamander Designs has launched a new website designed to make the process of selecting, designing, and configuring custom AV furniture a snap for consumers and custom integrators alike. From the press release: The new website features innovative online tools such as Salamander’s award-winning Custom Configurator, which can assist both dealers and consumers in selecting the more »

JVC Giving Away a 55-inch SP55M-C TV

So, maybe you can’t afford the new 80-inch VIZIO TV. Maybe you can’t even afford JVC’s feature-packed BlackSapphire SP55M-C 55-inch Smart E-LED TV, which features XinemaSound 3D audio enhancements with an audio-only mode for when you just want to listen, oodles of apps, a QWERTY keyboard remote control, local dimming, built-in Wi-Fi, and a number of energy-saving technologies more »