surround sound

Basic Home Theater AV Set Up Guide – Hooking It All Up

So, you bought a home theater system? Great! Watching a movie on a properly set up surround sound system, or listening to your music through

How to Place Your Speakers to Maximize Your Home Theater Experience

Whether you are setting up your computer speakers or a complex home theater bundle, understanding the art and science of speaker channels and placement is

Westinghouse 4K Amazon Fire TV Review: Great for anyone, especially cord-cutters

PROS Very bright backlight and crisp images Amazon’s platform works flawlessly OTA TV features are great for cord-cutters Lightweight Having Alexa on the TV is

2018 Lexus LC review

THE GOOD: The LC 500’s styling is gorgeous and worthy of flagship status. High performance capabilities continue the Japanese luxury brand’s march toward building engaging vehicles.

Xiaomi AI Smart Speaker Review: Do Not Pay More!

A few years back speakers could be found only in houses of luxury Hi-Fi enthusiasts. But now almost everyone owns such a device. The main

22 Best Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers of 2017

Here are our top picks for the best waterproof Bluetooth speakers that deliver exceptional sound performance while featuring a fully waterproof and water resistant design.

Yamaha YAS-207 Sound Bar review

OUR VERDICT The Yamaha YAS-207 soundbar is a great value, packing in solid sound quality for the price. DTS Virtual:X is a nice addition at

B&O BeoVision Eclipse preview: An outstanding remix of LG’s excellent OLED

Take one part LG OLED TV, mix in a healthy dollop of Bang & Olufsen design and this is the result: the BeoVision Eclipse. This is the result

Philips 65POS9603 hands on

Philips has revealed its new flagship TV – this 65in OLED 9 series. Not to be confused with the existing 9002 OLED range, the 9 series, or 9603, sits

Hands on: JBL Bar 5.1 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The clever transforming design of the JBL Bar 5.1 soundbar could make taking the surround-sound plunge easier than ever. FOR Solid sound

Ricoh Theta V hands-on: 360 camera goes 4K

Ricoh has revealed its brand new 360-degree camera, the Ricoh Theta V, stepping up to 4K video and 3D spatial surround sound audio. Replacing the Theta

2017 BMW 530i vs Mercedes-Benz E300 sedan comparison

While Bill Murray began every Groundhog Day at 6AM back in the early ’90s, the perpetual time warp I’m currently finding myself in starts with

Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ Soundbar review

OUR VERDICT Audio enthusiasts will find a lot to love with the Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ Soundbar. With cutting edge technology like Ultra High Quality 32-bit

Monitor Audio Silver 200 AV12 review

If you’ve already cast an eye over our review of the Monitor Audio Silver 200s, our assessment of the Silver 200 AV12s probably won’t come as

Top 10 Best Home Theater Systems to Buy in 2017

Here are our top picks for the best home theater systems that deliver exceptional sound quality and the best value for the money. These home

ASUS ZenFone AR Tango Phone Review

PROS Has a super bright and sharp display Unique camera system onboard (thanks to Tango spec req.) Phone body has a no-frills premium build Battery

Denon AVR-X2400H vs Sony STR-DN1080 vs Yamaha RX-V583 – which is better?

Every year, the battle of the £500/$750 AV receivers is one of the most nail-biting categories we examine. We’ve not even seen all of this

Nokia 8 Review – Lackluster Specs, Design and Cameras

Nokia’s Flagship Simply Isn’t Good Enough in Late 2017 Pros + OIS and OZO Audio + Very Bright Display + Superior Live streaming Cons –

Convert Technologies Plato Class A review

What is Convert Technology’s Plato Class A? Answer: it’s a wonderfully versatile single box solution for those that want to play music (and, to a

MSI Infinite A review

OUR VERDICT The MSI Infinite A can chew up practically any game you throw at it. Just try not to let all the features confuse

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What’s the difference?

Nokia has announced a fourth Android smartphone to its 2017 portfolio. The company, which is now under the brand HMD Global, announced the Nokia 3, Nokia 5

Audi S5 v BMW 440i v Infiniti Q60 Red Sport comparison

“Middleweight” mightn’t be the description a buyer might use for a prospective six-figure motoring purchase, but when shopping premium German brands that’s the hard reality,

Nokia 8 hands-on review

Key Features 5.3-inch quad-HD LCD screen Snapdragon 835, 4GB RAM 3050mAh battery, USB-C Android 7.1.1 2x 13-megapixel rear cameras 13-megapixel front camera OZO audio codec

Turtle Beach XO Three review

OUR VERDICT For a budget headset, the XO Three is seriously impressive. It makes good use of Windows Sonic for surround sound audio, and its

Turtle Beach Recon 150 review

OUR VERDICT It might lack high-end features such as active noise-cancellation and surround sound, but the Turtle Beach Recon 150 provides a solid listening experience

These are the best soundbars of 2017 (so far)

TV speakers suck, but not everyone has the room—or the budget—for an A/V receiver and six or more loudspeakers. A soundbar can fit under or

Top 10 Best Outdoor Bluetooth Speakers of 2017

If you are looking for some of the best outdoor bluetooth speakers, here’s a list of the top best outdoor speakers of 2017 that outperform

ASUS Zenfone AR: 5 reasons you want this phone

The ASUS Zenfone AR is officially available to buy from Verizon, and you may be considering picking one up yourself. If you’re still on the fence, take

The Top 20 Loudest Bluetooth Speakers of 2017

Here are the top 20 loudest bluetooth speakers of 2017 that deliver some serious audio performance when it comes to thumping bass and volume output.

2017 Mclaren 570GT By Novitec Review

The McLaren 570GT is about as unique as any McLaren that’s out on the market today. It’s classified under the company’s Sports Series, but really,