Microsoft’s living room-centric take on gaming systems pays dividends for fans of UHD/4K and HDR. Today at E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) the company announced the inevitable release of a new Xbox One S that swaps out the HD Blu-ray drive for an Ultra HD Blu-ray drive. The result is a gaming machine that can also

Surround sound 5.1, 7.1 & 9.1

Surround Sound In the 2000s, developments such as high-definition video, Blu-ray Disc (as well as the now-obsolete HD DVD format) and newer high-definition 3D display technologies enabled people to enjoy a cinematic feeling in their own home at an affordable price. Newer lossless audio from Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio and
Like other YSP soundbar systems, the Yamaha YSP-2200 offers the illusion of speakers all around without the associated boxes and wires. In essence, the Yamaha bounces sound off the walls, from just two sources (including the subwoofer) to give a room filling sound that could easily convince you in to thinking there're many more speakers in the room.
The new compact OTTAVA SC-C500 system from Technics combines an all-in-one network CD stereo amplifier and speakers. It’s perfectly suited to homes with limited space, and delivers an audio experience more typically associated with larger amps, or so Technics claims. Digital input formats include PCM (24-bit/96kHz); FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC (24-bit/192kHz); MP3, WMA; AAC and
Today, Sony Electronics announced new products that support a more enhanced, connected, and immersive listening experience for the consumer. Building on Sony’s wireless multi-room experience, Sony is introducing new audio functionality that will provide the freedom to use various new audio products – sound bars, A/V receivers and wireless speakers and even a new Blu-ray
Samsung has rolled out a new payment option that’s built into the brand’s smart TV sets called Checkout on TV. Owners of Samsung internet-connected smart TV models from 2014 to present can now connect their PayPal accounts to their Samsung TVs to make purchases directly from their TV set. The payment system allows for purchases
We love TV. And as technology has evolved, the collective industry has come up with ways to present better picture quality to make the final viewing experience more lifelike. Some of the improvements came through upgraded industry standards. For example, the entertainment industry has gradually increased screen resolution to make clearer images; from Standard Definition
Samsung Electronics announced today that its UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player has been certified as ‘UHD Premium’ by the UHD Alliance (UHDA). Now a part of Samsung’s total UHD ecosystem, the UBD-K8500 joins the 2016 Samsung SUHD TV lineup in UHDA Premium Certifications. Samsung’s recently released HDR-compatible UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player offers four times