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Puro Sound Teams with KultureCity to Help Autistic Kids

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Puro Sound Labs, the San Diego-based maker of kid-safe headphones, has partnered with autism advocate KultureCity to help bring awareness to sensory sensitivity and offer hearing protection for autistic children at more than 150 entertainment venues around the country.
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Widows

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

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Widows is a taught crime thriller directed by Oscar-winner Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave), who co-wrote the script with author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl). Based on a British television series, it follows the lives of several women brought together by their husbands’ criminal pasts and features an outstanding cast led by an intense performance from Viola Davis, with support from Daniel Kaluuya, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, and others. Told in a stylish and well-paced manner, Widows holds plenty of twists and surprises for the viewer.

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Hands On: Roon Music Playback, Management System

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Once you let Roon manage your digital audio playback, your multizone listening aspirations will be fulfilled.
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Apple’s Airpod Wireless Earphones Get a Makeover

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Apple has introduced a second-generation version of its popular Airpod wireless earphones that outperforms its predecessor in several key areas.
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Can I Upmix Stereo Sound for a 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos Setup?

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

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Q Would audio upmixing solutions like Dolby Surround or Dolby Pro Logic IIz be able to convert stereo sound for a 5.1.2 speaker setup? —Osama Ashoor, via email

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Flashback 1997: DVD Players Go On Sale

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Twenty-two years ago this week, the first DVD players were introduced in the U.S. after numerous false starts and delays over copyright concerns raised by Hollywood movie studios. DVD offered an upgrade in picture quality over VHS tape plus the convenience of a CD-like disc that wasn’t prone to wear and made it quick and easy to navigate through content, putting an end to tedious rewinding and fast-forwarding.
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Survey: Mobile Video Streaming Breeds Frustration

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Streaming video on mobile devices continues to surge worldwide but the convenience of watching your favorite shows anywhere is increasingly besieged with frustration, according to a new study from Penthera, a New York-based software company that specializes in mobile streaming.
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Mixcder’s New Noise Canceling ’Phones Are Wireless and Cost $80

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

Mixcder, a California-based company that prides itself on delivering audio bargains, has introduced full-size wireless noise canceling headphones that sell for $80 on Amazon.
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Klipsch R-41M Speaker System Review

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Sound + Vision|

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