Dolby Atmos

Why I'm switching from Mac to Windows after almost 10 years

This means that customers are forced to spend almost $1000 more for the Touch Bar model just so they can have a CPU that has become standard fare for …

MacBook Pro

Huawei MateBook X Pro Review: The Most Bang For Your Buck In The Laptop World

Back in mid-May, I got an early, pre-launch look at Huawei’s gen-two laptop, the MateBook X Pro. Although I had very limited time with the device, I came away impressed.<p>I finally got the chance to test the MateBook X Pro in full recently, and I have to echo the chorus of praises that other …

Computer Hardware

Plantronics RIG gaming headsets grow 216% to reach #1 spot in Australia (announcement)

Plantronics RIG gaming headsets maintain its number one position in the gaming headset market in Australia. They have grown a massive 216% …

Consumer Tech

Amazon Prime Video Is Getting A Great New Feature

Ever since iTunes on the latest Apple TV joined other streaming services such as VUDU, Netflix and Rakuten in offering support for the high quality Dolby Atmos sound format, Amazon Prime Video has been left looking increasingly left behind on the sound quality front.<br>So it hasn’t really come as a …

Amazon Video

Amazon Video Announces New TV Shows And Movies For August (2018)

While Amazon’s list of new movies and TV shows for August isn’t as long as usual, there are definitely some big hitters on there.<br>Starting with Amazon’s home-grown Original content, Amazon Prime subscribers can expect four new TV shows and one movie.<br>The film is <i>Gringo</i>. This stars Charlize Theron, …

Entertainment

Miraj to invest ₹150 cr. in new screens

Miraj Cinemas, a division of Miraj Entertainment Ltd., is planning to operate at least 200 screens all over India in the next two to three years, …

India

How laser projection is taking IMAX even further over the top

Previous Next<p>1 of 4<p>There really is nothing like the sheer grandeur of IMAX.<p>Soaring on the wing of Tom Hardy’s RAF Spitfire above the emerald Atlantic …

Dolby Atmos

Save up to $500 on LG’s 4K HDR Dolby Atmos 5.1.2-Ch. Soundbars starting at $399

BuyDig offers the LG SK10Y 5.1.2-Channel Hi-Res Audio Soundbar with Dolby Atmos (SK10Y) for <b>$499 shipped</b> when code <b>TDL188</b> is used at checkout. At 50% off the regular price that Best Buy or Amazon charges, this matches our last mention dollar-discount wise (though the last sale included a Google Home …

Google Play Music

Best 4K TVs For Chromecast in 2018

A television can be a major purchase, especially when you're looking for one that can display in 4K HDR. The latest Chromecast Ultra can do exactly …

Android News

Latest Which? sound bar tests reveal a Best Buy and three Don’t Buys

<b>We’ve uncovered a new Best Buy in the notoriously patchy world of sound bars, and also tested the cheapest Dolby Atmos sound bars seen in the Which?</b> …

Audiophile

Game Of Thrones: The Complete First Season

Rewatching Game of Thrones, this time on Ultra HD Blu-ray, so many years after first entering Westeros, that fictional realm conjured up by fantasy …

Game of Thrones

Pioneer 5.1-Ch. 4K HDR AirPlay Receiver + Dolby Atmos Speakers: $449 (Reg. $630)

BuyDig offers the AirPlay-enabled Pioneer 5.1-Channel Slim 4K HDR Audio/Video Receiver (VSX-S520) with a pair of Dolby Atmos Bookshelf Speakers (SP-BS22A-LR) for <b>$449 shipped</b>. Separately, the receiver runs closer to $400 at Amazon and speakers around $230. This bundle matches the all-time low …

4K Ultra HD

Dolby Audio over HDMI part 1: Codecs

April 13, 2017 by Sripal Mehta<p>INTRODUCTION<p>The introduction of HDMI opened up a world of possibilities for sound - it allowed devices to deliver and …

Audiophile

Score Onkyo’s feature-packed 7.2-Ch. A/V Receiver + $200 GC for $599 ($799 value)

Newegg offers the Onkyo TX-NR686 7.2-Channel 4K HDR A/V Receiver plus a $200 Gift Card for <b>$599 shipped</b>. While the receiver itself still fetches $599 at Amazon and B&H, the included Newegg credit makes today’s offer the best we’ve seen on one of Onkyo’s latest home theater releases. Notable features …

Home Theater

Plantronics Rig 500 Pro Headset Review: Solid Looks, Mixed Performance

The Plantronics Rig 500 Pro Esports and the Plantronics Rig 500 Pro HX are, outside of their primary build materials, completely identical in terms …

Gaming

Yamaha slims things down for the RX-S602 receiver

The Yamaha RX-S602 is a compact AV receiver with multiroom capabilities, but only four HDMI inputs.<p>AV receivers are typically big black boxes, so I welcome units that stand a little shorter. They can squeeze into tighter shelves and, if nothing else, look a little sleeker on your AV rack.<p>Marantz …

Audiophile

Amazon still has Prime Day-worthy deals: Save on HD and 4K TVs from Sony, LG, and Samsung, plus HP printers, Echo Spot, and more

Although Prime Day is over for this year, there are still a lot of deep savings throughout Amazon during the day after.<p>The retail giant has a lot of …

Shopping

Cutting-edge Home Theater Designed for Hollywood Executive

Most people sit in their home theaters to get away from it all — to escape reality and be swept away by the sights and sounds of a fantastic …

Audiophile

Arcam AVR550 AV Receiver Review

The Arcam AVR550 AV Receiver is a pleasant exception in some ways from the usual Japanese suspects.It seems better-made than the average AVR, and for …

Audiophile

Nvidia Shield review - the ultimate living room companion for your GeForce GPU

For a PC gamer, with a GeForce-powered rig, Nvidia’s Shield has almost become a must-have accessory. The ability to bring your gaming into the living …

Living Rooms

Integrate cinema-style tech into the living room with style

The living room is often both the cosy, central entertainment space for families and the stylish showcase of the home for guests. So, integrating a …

Technology (Ireland)

Blockbuster Cinema By The Numbers

Last year in the United States, 1.2 billion people went to the movies. While there are fewer theaters than 20 years ago, there are more screens, and …

Filmmaking

Apple Seeds Third Beta of tvOS 12 to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming tvOS 12 update to its public beta testing group, giving non-developers a chance to try out the new software ahead of its fall public release. Today's third beta comes two weeks after Apple released the second tvOS 12 public beta, and it corresponds …

Smart TV

Dolby Atmos from the Samsung Galaxy S9 ported to the Galaxy S8 [Root]

Dolby Atmos on the Samsung Galaxy S9 promises better sound quality on both headphones and the speaker. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the first Samsung …

Samsung Galaxy S9

NVIDIA Shield TV Streaming Media Player w/ Controller down to $155 (Reg. $199)

Today only, Best Buy’s eBay storefront offers the NVIDIA Shield TV 16GB Streaming Media Player with controller for <b>$154.99 shipped</b> when promo code <b>PRIMO119</b> is applied during checkout. Regularly $199, today’s deal is $25 less than Amazon’s Prime Day offering and the best available. Rated 4.3/5 …

Streaming Media

Apple launches watchOS 5 beta 4, tvOS 12 beta 4 to developers

Developers can now download watchOS 5 beta 4 and tvOS 12 beta 4, which were released alongside iOS 12 beta 4, today, July 17. These betas arrive 14 …

TvOS

Plantronics RIG 500 Pro Esports Edition

<b>Pros</b><p>Lightweight, comfortable fit. Clever audio cable. Good microphone. Balanced audio performance.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Doesn't feel quite as solid or luxurious as its …

Tech Trends

Panasonic premium 4K OLED and LED 2018 TV (First Look)

Panasonic has long been a leader in the premium TV space. We spent time with three new models from the 2018 Panasonic premium 4K OLED and LED 2018 TV …

OLEDs

'The Quick and the Dead' 4K Ultra HD review

Director Sam Raimi’s 1995 homage to the spaghetti western debuts on ultra-high definition for fans to appreciate the fine art of gunslinging in <b>The</b> …

4K Ultra HD

Razer Phone goes on sale at Amazon

We’ve seen some deals on the Razer Phone in the past, but the current sale that Amazon is running on the Android flagship is one of the better …

Razer Phone