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Green Book

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

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If your crystal ball predicted that someday the writer/director of There’s Something About Mary would take home an Academy Award for Best Picture, let’s hope you bet big and didn’t smash the thing. Peter Farrelly’s Green Book is an emotional smorgasbord, one that would no doubt be appreciated by its ever-famished “hero,” Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen). He’s a gleefully ignorant yet strangely lovable tough guy (what my people would call a cavone), albeit one who needs to learn a thing or two about race relations.

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Americans Falling in Love with Smart Speakers

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Americans are falling in love with smart speakers. One in three U.S. households (31%) now own one, up from 8% three years ago, according to a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study.
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New Hisense 4K Android TVs All Priced Under $1,000

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

China’s Hisense is rolling out a new line of feature-packed 4K Ultra HD Android TVs priced between $400 and $1,000 in an aggressive effort to gain a bigger foothold in the U.S. market.
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Triad Covers the Bases with In-Wall/Ceiling Speakers

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Triad today introduced a new line of in-wall/ceiling speakers designed to bring installation flexibility to “any budget.”
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McIntosh and Arcam Get AirPlay 2 Via DTS Play-Fi

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

DTS today announced that its Play-Fi multiroom streaming platform now supports AirPlay 2 in products from McIntosh and Arcam.
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‘Wizard of Oz’ 80th Anniversary 4K Blu-ray in Works

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

To commemorate the 80th Anniversary of one of the most beloved movies of all time, Warner Bros. staged a series of screenings of the Wizard of Oz in theaters around the country earlier this year. Now word on the street has it that an 80th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray edition is in the works…
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NAD M17 V2 Surround Preamp/Processor Review

By | May 15th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value

PRICE $6,000


AT A GLANCE

Plus

Exceptional flexibility
First-rate build quality
Superb sound

Minus

Complex ergonomics
Inadequate owner’s manual


THE VERDICT

This NAD preamp-processor can accommodate nearly every system requirement and then some. While pricey, it’s hard to imagine a better-sounding hub for your home theater.


NAD (New Acoustic Dimensions) gained considerable attention soon after its founding in 1972 by offering impressive sound quality at fair prices. Today, most of NAD’s more affordable products still proudly bear the unique, workpants cosmetics of its early days.

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NAD M17 V2 Surround Preamp/ Processor Review

By | May 15th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Performance
Features
Ergonomics
Value

PRICE $6,000


AT A GLANCE

Plus

Exceptional flexibility
First-rate build quality
Superb sound

Minus

Complex ergonomics
Inadequate owner’s manual


THE VERDICT

This NAD preamp-processor can accommodate nearly every system requirement and then some. While pricey, it’s hard to imagine a better-sounding hub for your home theater.


NAD (New Acoustic Dimensions) gained considerable attention soon after its founding in 1972 by offering impressive sound quality at fair prices. Today, most of NAD’s more affordable products still proudly bear the unique, workpants cosmetics of its early days.

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Kiefer Sutherland Plays It Reckless & Free

By | May 15th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Kiefer Sutherland called us before heading out to a band rehearsal to discuss the songwriting process for his fine new album Reckless & Me, his love of vinyl, how playing music live has informed his subsequent acting choices, and what kind of music Jack Bauer and Tom Kirkman might have on their personal playlists.
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1More Brings High Style to $100 Wireless Earbuds

By | May 15th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

China-based headphone specialist 1More today introduced a compact set of wireless earbuds that offers high style, noise-canceling for improved phone communication, and expert sound tuning at the “disruptive price” of $100.
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