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New SVS Subwoofers Offer Flagship Tech and App Control at Lower Prices

Sound and Vision - 11 hours 49 min ago
SVS today introduced a mid-priced line of app-controlled subwoofers that borrows technology from its flagship 16-Ultra series to “set performance benchmarks at their price range and well beyond.”
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LG Preempts Black Friday with ‘Best Prices' of 2018

Sound and Vision - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:34pm
Black Friday used to be a big deal. Die-hard shoppers waited with great anticipation to see what kind of crazy deals retailers would come up with the day after Thanksgiving. These days you have to wonder about the fate of The Big Sale Day considering how retailers have been invoking Black Friday” in their advertising for months now. Black Friday is certainly not what it used to be.
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A Victrola By Any Other Name

Sound and Vision - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:02am
I don't usually shop for pasta bowls, but when I do, I shop at Bed Bath & Beyond. On the other hand, I never, ever shop for audio gear at Bed Bath & Beyond. Thus I was shocked, and almost dropped my damn pasta bowl, when I spotted one of the most venerable names in audio in their check-out area.

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Global Outlook for Advanced TV Tech Is Strong

Sound and Vision - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:32am
New data from IHS Markit, the London-based information services company, shows the global TV market moving rapidly toward larger screen sizes, which will help boost adoption of 4K and 8K TVs.
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Naim Adds AirPlay 2 and Siri to its Music Systems

Sound and Vision - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:37am
Naim Audio has announced a software update that adds Apple AirPlay 2 multiroom streaming and Siri voice control to its award-winning Mu-so and Uniti wireless music systems.
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CTA Announces CES 2019 Innovation Awards

Sound and Vision - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:47pm
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced the winners of the annual CES 2019 Innovation Awards program that celebrates outstanding design and engineering in 28 wide-ranging consumer electronics categories.
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Hands On with Amazon's Echo Plus 2 Smart Speaker

Sound and Vision - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 12:55pm
After checking out the Amazon Echo Sub recently, I thought the sound and features of the new Amazon Echo Plus (2nd generation) deserved a review of its own. It certainly performed admirably when paired with a second Plus and the Echo Sub, but how does it sound as a stand-alone player?

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Norway’s Hegel Unveils Monoblock ‘Flame-Throwers’

Sound and Vision - Mon, 11/12/2018 - 8:18am
Hegel Music Systems of Norway has unveiled a series of high-performance modular amplifiers based on 150-watt high-current Class AB monoblock modules.
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