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Why Dolby Vision HDR Matters

Why Dolby Vision HDR Matters
4K displays are becoming more and more ubiquitous these days, with prices dropping dramatically in the last couple of years, it’s now possible to get your hands on a UHD display for as little as $400 these days, depending on the size and other features, of course.

Inside Dolby Laboratories’ New Headquarters

Inside Dolby Laboratories’ New Headquarters
Dolby was kind enough to invite me into their brand new headquarters building in San Francisco. The 16-story, 300,000 square foot building brings together research, engineering, marketing, business and operations teams in a single location, and is packed top to bottom with scientific labs for creating the next generation of audio and video technologies.
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Dolby Shows Off Ugliest 3D Glasses in History

Dolby Shows Off Ugliest 3D Glasses in History
If there is a particularly hot place in hell set aside for ugly, these new Dolby 3D glasses will be right there beside the Yugo. Dolby has announced that it has some new reusable 3D glasses for theaters to give moviegoers rather than the disposable glasses that they use now in most places.

Dolby Axon Brings Voice Chat Surround Sound: Soon You’Ll Know From What Direction That Insult is Coming From

Dolby Axon Brings Voice Chat Surround Sound: Soon You’Ll Know From What Direction That Insult is Coming From
Video games have had surround sound for quite some time now, but Dolby wants to up the ante and provide surround voice chat with Dolby Axon. Dolby claims that Axon effectively creates a more realistic experience by making the volume and intensity of voices change relative to the location of the speakers’ in-game character.

LG Arena Km900 Multimedia Phone Specs, Details and Product Video Released

LG Arena Km900 Multimedia Phone Specs, Details and Product Video Released
The new LG ARENA touchscreen mobile phone is definitely one to watch for when it’s released later this Spring. The ARENA (also known as the LG-KM900) was launched today at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

Alienware HD Media Server: Heavy Metal Home Theater

Alienware HD Media Server: Heavy Metal Home Theater
Alienware is showing off their latest high-end server, designed for use in home theaters and media rooms. The system contains everything you need for controlling your digital media in one slick aluminum box. The Alienware HD Media Server (HDMS) comes in a dramatic brushed aluminum, rack-mountable enclosure, and provides a powerful HTPC under the hood.

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries

Maxian E900t Pmp Slices, Dices, Makes Julienne Fries
It seems that every few weeks, the Korean tech market reveals some new all-in-one gadget that makes me drool. The latest and greatest PMP (personal media player) to come out of the East Asian nation features just about everything you’d ever want in a portable electronic device.

Shuttle D’Vo Home Theater Pc: Small Package, Big Boom

Shuttle D’Vo Home Theater Pc: Small Package, Big Boom
Shuttle is well known for their small-form-factor PCs. Their latest models are perfect for a high-end home theater, and can be loaded up with everything you’d need in a single, compact box. The top-of-the-line Shuttle D’VO SG33G5M Deluxe features 1080p high-definition video output via an HDMI output.

Yamaha Ysp-500: Virtual Surround Gets Downsized

Yamaha Ysp-500: Virtual Surround Gets Downsized
The latest in Yamaha’s series of “Digital Sound Projectors” takes the critically-acclaimed virtual surround technology found in their larger YSP series and shrinks it down to a box that’s just 24-inches wide. (The full-sized models are around 40-inches wide).

Amadana Bookshelf Stereo: Retro Looks, Modern Features

Amadana Bookshelf Stereo: Retro Looks, Modern Features
This stereo system from Japan’s Amadana may look like something out of the 1970s, but it’s actually quite contemporary under the hood. Amadana’s DDA-134 compact stereo system has decidedly retro-looking walnut wood enclosures for the speakers, receiver and DVD player, but on the inside, the system is reasonably modern (although certainly not cutting edge).

Oppo Dv-980h DVD Player Outputs 1080p and 7.1

Oppo Dv-980h DVD Player Outputs 1080p and 7.1
Oppo Digital, makers of the famed DV-971H upscaling DVD player has just released a new player, the DV-980H. This one claims to be the first to offer both 7.1 channel audio and upconversion to a full 1080p resolution.

Pioneer 5.1 Home Theater Does Away With Receiver Box

Pioneer 5.1 Home Theater Does Away With Receiver Box
The latest surround sound system from Pioneer gets rid of the typical “receiver/amp” module that most home theater systems require. From what I can tell, they’ve hidden all the amplification and hookups inside of the subwoofer.

Denon Dht-M380 Bookshelf Home Theater: Woody Goodness

Denon Dht-M380 Bookshelf Home Theater: Woody Goodness
Denon today revealed their latest home theater sound system, the DHT-M380. The new system has one major distinguishing characteristic… the speakers have beautiful hardwood cabinets. The clean, elegant design lets the system integrate nicely into any living room.

Sharp Bd-Hp20s Blu-ray Player Coming Soon

Sharp Bd-Hp20s Blu-ray Player Coming Soon
Electronics manufacturer Sharp has revealed their first Blu-ray high definition video disc player. The BD-HP20S is expected to hit stores towards the end of this year and looks like a pretty nice player overall. The BD-HP20S will feature full 1080p resolution with 24 frame-per-second playback, which is ideal since most movies are shot at 24fps.

Portable DVD Player Plays Movies, Tv, Mp4, Fm and Nintendo 8-Bit Games

Portable DVD Player Plays Movies, Tv, Mp4, Fm and Nintendo 8-Bit Games
Leave it to the folks in China to bring us a single portable gadget that crams so much into such a little package. The TX-0088 Portable DVD Player not only features movie playback from DVDs, it can also play MP4 format videos burned to disc or a USB flash drive.

Marantz Es7001 Virtual Surround System

Marantz Es7001 Virtual Surround System
Bearing more than a passing resemblance to Yamaha’s YSP line of home theater surround systems, this new Marantz ES7001 Sound Bar is designed to produce a fully-immersive home theater experience with a single box. Like the Yamaha, the ES7001 crams all the amplifiers, speakers and surround processing gear into the same box.
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