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1 hr ago | Electronic House

Soundbar or Soundbase? Which Speaker Style is for You?

So you've decided that a surround sound receiver and 5.1 or 7.1 speakers spread around your media room is not how you want to experience home theater.


Related Topix: Speakers, Electronics, TV

5 hrs ago | MediaPost

Vizio Knows Moms Love Tech, Too

Dads are usually the ones associated with high-tech gifts. But why can't Mom have a little more technology in her life? Vizio is launching a contest for Mother's Day, "This One's For Mom," that will reward one lucky Mom with a home theater system and an expenses-paid trip, just for being great.


Related Topix: Electronics, Glendale, CA, Marketing

Wed Apr 16, 2014

St. Cloud Times

New on DVD: 'Mitty,' 'Philomena' and 'Invisible Woman'New on DVD:...

New on DVD: 'Mitty,' 'Philomena' and 'Invisible Woman' on Ben Stiller stars in and directs this new adaptation of the James Thurber story about a regular guy who lives a life of excitement and danger through his daydreams.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Ben Stiller, Electronics, Movies, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

Imax Forms Joint Venture to Distribute Home Theater in China

The giant screen exhibitor and TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings have formed a joint-venture partnership with Wasu Digital TV Media Group, a Chinese digital content provider.


Related Topix: Imax, Electronics

Electronic House

10 Subwoofers That Can Put Oomph into the Outdoors

When it comes to the winter, many of you are ready to rock at a moment's notice.


Related Topix: Electronics

Digital Pro Sound

Yamaha Appoints Caton as Pro Audio & Combo Division District Manager

Yamaha today announced the appointment of Timothy Caton as a new district manager for the companys Pro Audio & Combo Division.


Related Topix: Marketing, Electronics

Digital Post Production

Onkyo Premieres Emotion Delivered Audio Concept in 2014 Mid-Range A/V Receivers

Onkyos groundbreaking THX -certified TX-NR737 and TX-NR838 network A/V receivers set a new standard for performance and value by combining superlative sound quality with the latest in 4K/60 Hz and HDCP 2.2-compliant video and wireless hi-res audio connectivity.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Speakers, Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cyber Wednesday: TV's, laptops and audio dealsWelcome to Cybera Cyber...

Cyber Wednesday: TV's, laptops and audio dealsWelcome to Cyber Wednesday or Wild Wednesday as it's sometimes called.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Life, Holidays, Cyber Monday, Televisions, Headphones, Electronics

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Toshiba Launches 1st HD-DVD Player in Japan

Toshiba began selling the world's first HD-DVD player on Friday in Japan, moving the format battle between the world's largest consumer electronics makers from the floors of trade shows to retail stores.


Related Topix: Electronics, DVD Players

Exciting Lineup Announced for Chicago Home Theater Festival, 5/1-25

The Chicago Home Theater Festival has set its dates for May 1st - 25th, 2014. An opening party will be held April 30th at Hyde Park Art Center.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Electronics, Chicago, IL, Lakeview (Chicago, IL), South Loop (Chicago, IL)


CarPlay keeps coming: Pioneer's NEX systems will get it via upgrade

CarPlay is coming-Apple's initiative to create a smooth interaction between your iPhone and apps designed to work safely in your car.


Related Topix: The Pioneers, Country, iPhone, Electronics


Counterpoint Clearfield Metropolitan loudspeaker

While Clearfield Audio may be a new name to many of you, it represents the marriage of two well-established members of the high-end community: Counterpoint and designer Albert Von Schweikert.


Related Topix: Speakers, Electronics


Sony Electronics Offers a Full 4K Ultra HD Home Entertainment...

The new line-up of 4K Ultra HD TVs offers a 4K option for virtually any consumer, and are all optimized to support 4K content from Video Unlimited 4K, Netflix and more.


Related Topix: Televisions, Electronics, Netflix, Startups, Camcorders, Cameras

Al Bawaba

LG Electronics Takes Home 33 Awards with 77-Inch Ultra HD Curved Oled TV in the Lead

The 77-inch Ultra HD CURVED OLED TV from LG won this title on account of its design and size, as the curved television is considered the largest of its kind in the world LG Electronics' reputation for excellence in the field of design has been recognized with 33 Red Dot Award.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Televisions, Printers

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Civil War Drama COPPERHEAD Debuts on Blu-ray/DVD Today

Copperhead, director Ron Maxwell's third Civil War drama , will be making its home entertainment debut from Warner Bros.


Related Topix: Copperhead, Electronics

Inside Bay Area

Sound Advice: If you want a CD player with your table radio

Q We noted your recommendations of the Cambridge SoundWorks tabletop radios and your recent column advising of the clearance sale.


Related Topix: Electronics, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth, Speakers, DVD Players

Scoop: Animation Domination on Fox - Saturday, April 19, 2014

HOUR EPISODE**--"ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF"- CC-HDTV 720p-Dolby Digital 5.1 IT'S A CRAZY, MIXED-UP WORLD ON "ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF" SATURDAY, APRIL 19, ON FOX In an encore of GOLAN THE INSATIABLE, "Dylan Crushes Reading," Dylan neglects her reading assignments because of a boy, and Golan decides he will personally teach her to read, ... (more)


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East Anglian Daily Times

East Anglia: Electricals retailer Hughes celebrates success of 'Smart Home' service

East Anglia-based electricals retailer Hughes has hailed a successful first year for a new service aimed at the home entertainment market.


Related Topix: Electronics

Sun Apr 13, 2014

PR :: American Jesus on DVD May 13

An exploration of the religion in every faction of American life, from the bread line to the yoga studio, from the humble churches of snake handlers to the mega churches of the ex-urbs.


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Arrowhead Addict

What Is Your Fantasy Tailgate Bus?

This wonder tailgating vehicle could be yours for a mere $5,000. Source: Say hello to this beautiful 1989 Chevy Kansas City Chiefs tailgate bus that is for sale now via a Craigslist posting.


Related Topix: Electronics