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Audio News for January 20, 2017

Schools Dive Into Video Stream – Two national companies – National High School Sports Network and The Cube, have been joined by WSN – a new streaming technology in 38 classrooms so far. Unlike the other two, who offer only the software, WSN offers a turn-key package of hardware, software and technical support. The other […]

Audio News for November 22, 2016

Biggest Tech Turkeys of 2016 – according to Cnet, first Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Second, Google’s messenger overload; Third, watching sports in VR; Fourth, NFL draft prospect Laremey Tunsil smoking weed with a grass mask on Twitter – it went viral; Surface went offline during the AFC championship game in January; Twitter unceremoniously dumped Vine – […]

Audio News for August 23, 2016

Sennheiser Coming to the Big Apple – Headphones will take center stage in October when Sennheiser opens two retail outlets in New York. Both a flagship Soundscape showroom in Westfield World Trade Center and a pop-up store in SoHo will stock Sennheiser’s audiophile range of headphones, including the new HE 1 electrostatic reference headphone system, […]

Audio News for June 28, 2016

Consider a Home Theater Makeover If: You can’t tell the color orange from the new black on your favorite prison show; there’s motion blur when people are running; the speakers aren’t loud enough to hear Simon Cowell’s insults; there are more remote controls on the coffee table than people in your home. First, two things […]

Oppo Universal 3D Blu-Ray Player BDP-105D 
SRP: $1299

Oppo Universal 3D Blu-Ray Player BDP-105D 
SRP: $1299

Oppo Universal 3D Blu-Ray Player BDP-105D
SRP: $1299 Specs:
 Firmware Version: BDP10X-38-1220 (Jan. 2, 2013) 
Dimensions: 16.8” W x 12.2” D x 4.8” H
Weight: 17.3 pounds 
Voltage: 120/240 (for use anywhere in the world) 
Passive Cooling (i.e., no fan) 
Power Consumption: 55W, .5W (standby)
 Warranty: 2 years
 Rating: ***** Full Specs: Oppo Digital 
2629 Terminal […]

Audio News for March 18, 2016

UK Audio Company Pure has Three All-In-One Music Systems; Has Feature on a $200 Home Theater; Stewart Filmscreen Introduces Acoustically Transparent Material; Wireless and Hi-Res Audio Grabs Market Share; Nielsen Company’s Year-End Report on Music

Audio News for August 21, 2015

Walmart & Sam’s Club CE Sales Still Sluggish; Apple’s Music Festival to Stream for Free; Bluetooth Smart Technology Powers the Internet of Things; Three Tips for Making the Best Home Theater; Oculus Cinema Delivers Virtual Movie-Watching Experience

Editorial for August 2015

Editorial for August 2015

Our August drawing is for one set of the huge Mercury Living Presence Vol. 3 set of 53 reissue CDs (issued by Decca Records), including ten never before released. Here is our review of the set, and here are details on all 53 discs. All you have to do to be considered as the winner […]

Audio News for March 24, 2015

Consumers Not Satisfied with Audio System Quality; Panasonic Comeback – Best Profit in Seven Years; Common Chemicals in Home Electronics and Furniture May Contribute to Obesity; “Stringquest” Takes Classical Music on a New Turn

Editorial for February 2015

Editorial for February 2015

This month we are awarding a single huge package of 51 CDs – the recorded legacy of the great pianist Sviatoslav Richter. It will go to one of our readers who registers this month using our simple form.  A wide range of Richter’s huge repertory is covered, spanning nearly forty years of music-making (1956-1992), so […]

Editorial for January 2015

Editorial for January 2015

This month we are awarding a pair of great jazz albums to a half dozen readers who register using our simple form on the site. Allegra Levy is a New York-based vocalist and composer who has created a collection of 11 harmonically adventurous originals in the tradition of the Great American Songbook. The Vance Thompson Five […]

Audio News for October 10, 2014

New Marantz AVR Preamp Has Dolby Atmos Surround; Best Buy Adds Home-Automation Departments; Sinclair and Technicolor ATSC 3.0 UHD OTA Telecast; Pair of B&W Dada Baby Speakers Auctioned for $3,277

Audio News for October 3, 2014

Late Deliveries Spur Online Shopping Now; SiriusXM Streaming Added to DTS Play-Fi; SOL Republic Expands Bluetooth Speaker Line; Home Technology Specialists Foresee a Strong Q4; Casio Bluebook Smart Watch

Home Page for September 2014

Home Page for September 2014

Our drawing/giveaway for September will be for a pair of special Erato CD collections by two great operatic voices for five AUDIOPHILE AUDITION readers.  In the first, Stella di Napoli, Joyce DiDonato explores the birth of bel canto in Naples with a selection of rarities and world premiere recordings. The beloved American singer brings her flair, power, […]

Audio News for August 22, 2014

CyberLink/John Schneider Studios Partnership to Support Independent Filmmakers; The Internet of Things = Big Brands; Monitor Audio System Does AirPlay, DLNA, and Hi-Res; Two Points to Keep in Mind When Downloading Hi-Res; Best Connection From Computer to DAC