Michael McMahon

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The Run Up to Super Tuesday: Pictures

U.S. Elections

Politics in Black and White... What the Secret Service did to @christopher_vii today was so wrong... Absolutely no reason for this..

German LGBT Groups Plan Shelters for Gay Refugees Amid Attacks

MAINZ, Germany – Support groups in Germany are planning special shelters for gay refugees and migrants after incidents of abuse and violence amid the country’s record-setting immigration.<p>The Lesbian and Gay Federation in Germany (LSVD) says several incidents of discrimination and physical assaults …

North Africa

Time to rise above cheapskate politics

It is acceptable to agree to disagree and totally unacceptable to take cheap shots that are personal in nature.<p>COMMENT<p><i>By Nicole Tan Lee Koon</i><p>Call me …

Gay Arkansas Teacher Says He Lost Job Over Rainbow-Colored Peace Sign in Classroom – VIDEO

A gay graduate student in Arkansas says he lost his job as a teaching assistant after putting up a poster in his high school mathematics classroom …

How Tony Abbott's US hosts fought to stop abortion and marriage equality

Alliance Defending Freedom uses litigation to support those accused of discriminating against people on basis of sexual orientation<p>The US Christian group that Tony Abbott is expected to address this week believes religious liberty is under threat and it must fight legal battles “for the soul of our …

LGBTQI

Oregon judge who refused to perform gay marriages should lose job -panel | Reuters

PORTLAND (Reuters) - An Oregon judge who has refused to perform gay marriages and has drawn a formal ethics complaint for a raft of other issues should lose his job, a judicial commission leading an investigation into his conduct has found, court documents showed on Tuesday.<p>Marion County Circuit …

Same-Sex Couples

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy - Pocket-lint

The year of 4K UHD Blu-ray is here in 2016 and it's bringing High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos too.<p>Finally those 4K TVs that were bought in the …

CES 2016 highlights - Day 2: Samsung, Sony, Technics and more

Sony 4K HDR TVs, Walkman, hi-res turntable, but still no Atmos<p>Samsung SUHD TVs, 4K Blu-ray, Dolby Atmos and more...<p>Panasonic UHD Premium TVs, 4K …

CES 2016: 4K TVs, affordable UHD projectors and more

The standout stories so far from the massive Las Vegas tech show

Televisions

Sony Pictures will release Ultra HD Blu-ray titles with Dolby Atmos

A better audio experience<p>With a flurry of Blu-ray players announced this week at CES 2016, the release of actual content is the last step before the next generation of physical media is ready for the masses. But before we get there, Sony Pictures has announced a partnership with Dolby to bring …

Televisions

The Multi-Sensory Impact of 3D Sound in Virtual Reality — CES 2016

Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your business innovation and personal growth this year, add CXI 2018 conference …

New York City

Panasonic DMP-UB300 4K UHD Blu-ray player review

Panasonic’s DMP-UB300EB looks much like any other budget Blu-ray deck. It's ultra compact, just 320mm wide, and swaps a display for a lonely red …

Gear & Gadgets

Sony adopts Dolby Atmos for upcoming UHD Blu-ray Titles

Dolby Atmos, in case you were unfamiliar, delivers captivating audio that places and moves specific sounds anywhere in the room, including overhead, …

Philips launches Dolby Atmos soundbar and new Flite range of headphones at CES 2016

Soundbar

Emotiva Airmotiv Speakers Are Value Champs

Few manufacturers make value products with Emotiva's fervor and expertise, so the new Airmotiv speaker line is big news for those who want bang for …

Audiophile

The Sweet Sounds of CES 2016

I first attended what was then called Winter CES in 1985. That was before I began specializing as an audio critic and before CES became an unwieldy …

Creative's promising new PC soundbar has a sound card built in

One of the most extravagant pieces of technology I saw at CES 2016 was Creative’s X-Fi Sonic Carrier, a $5,000 colossus of a soundbar with 17 drivers …

McIntosh Announces New AV Processor and Play-Fi Components

McIntosh announced three new products at last week's CES. The new MX122 AV processor ($7,000) supports Dolby Atmos and can be upgraded to support …

Dolby Atmos: The Revolution of the Sound System

<b>Keeno:</b> <i>“An amazing sound-system has the potential to engage people in a totally immersive way just as much as a terrible one has the ability to</i> …

The Best Dolby Atmos Blu-ray Demo Scenes (Pt 2)

I’ve been fortunate enough to watch nearly every Dolby Atmos-encoded Blu-ray disc that has been released so far and while some of the movies are …

Dolby Atmos

Hands-On: Just Add Power 3G Ultra HDIP Includes Down-Conversion, Down-Mixing

4K UHD has hit this industry faster than many home technology professionals imagined, myself included. While we watched the acceptance of HD, 1080 …

January 2016 New Gear

A new and improved surround processor, stylish on-wall speakers, a serious Bluetooth speaker, and more.<p><b>Elite Vmax Dual Series Two-in-One Projection</b> …

AppleScripts for Pro Tools and Dolby Atmos

Dolby Switches From Cinemas To Nightclubs

WATCH LIST<p>NOW PLAYING<p>Tech<p>Dolby Switches From Cinemas To Nightclubs3:22<p>Tech<p>Apple Watch: Long-Term Review<p>Gear<p>Apple TV Will Dominate Entertainment<p>Tech<p>Amazon Fire TV Vs. Fire TV Stick Vs. Roku: One Clear Winner<p>Tech<p>Unboxing Apple's iPad Pro: A Knife In The Heart Of Laptops<p>Media & Entertainment<p>Spectre: …

IPad Pro

The best Dolby Atmos movies

Every year, the technology for watching movies improves a little more, inching along on the quest to provide total immersion in a film. So much is …

Construction

The CIA’s Guide to Taking Pictures of UFOs

Updated for the digital age.<p>It's a stellar time to be someone who knows that the truth is out there, and to trust absolutely no one.<p>Around this time last year, amateur Freedom of Information Act enthusiast John Greenewald, Jr. uploaded 130,000 pages of formerly classified documentation on the US …

Paranormal