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Tag: Home Theater

DirecTV to Launch Premium VOD Service this Month

DirecTV to Launch Premium VOD Service this Month
I like to go to the movies, but my family often doesn’t want to. That means that I end up missing all sorts of cool flicks that I really want to see. I also purposefully miss a few of the films that my kids want to see if they look particularly boring.

Roku XD Lands at Best Buy

Roku XD Lands at Best Buy
I don’t like to buy stuff online. Not because I don’t trust online sellers or anything, I just don’t like to wait for stuff to arrive. I want to walk in a store, and walk out with whatever it is I want.

CEA Tries to Standardize 3D Active Glasses

CEA Tries to Standardize 3D Active Glasses
We all are among friends here, so I am going to tell you the truth about 3D TV. I think 3D TV makers are douchebags. Yep, the only reason we have active glasses in the first place is that they wanted to be able to use the glasses as a cost center and charge us an arm and a left testicle for them.

Most Awesome Home Theater EVAH!

Most Awesome Home Theater EVAH!
If you ever needed a reason to pursue higher education or play the lottery more frequently, here it is. First, check out this awesome Hawaiian beach house. It’s pretty freakin’ awesome just from the outside, but wait until you step inside.

Sony Dual-View HDTV Lets Two People Watch Different Programs at the Same Time

Sony Dual-View HDTV Lets Two People Watch Different Programs at the Same Time
After glasses-free 3D HDTVs, it makes sense that some of the parallax viewing technology would allow you to do something like this. Sony has now demonstrated a new TV set which allows two people to watch two different channels at the same time, depending on where they sit on the couch.

Onkyo HT-S5400 Home Theater in a Box Offers 7.1 Surround For a Decent Price

Onkyo HT-S5400 Home Theater in a Box Offers 7.1 Surround For a Decent Price
When it comes to affordable home theater gear that sounds good, Onkyo is a favorite for many folks. The company has some very expensive offerings as well, but it has a new home theater in a box system that has been unveiled that has solid specs, and won’t break the bank.

InFocus IN146 Short Throw Projector Needs Only a Few Feet for a Big Picture

InFocus IN146 Short Throw Projector Needs Only a Few Feet for a Big Picture
I am in the middle of putting together an epic home theater in my game room that I have finally wrestled from the control of the wife and kids. I am putting in a projector and a freakin’ 10-foot wide screen of glorious gaming goodness.

Elipson Planet L Speakers Don’t Look Much Like Planets

Elipson Planet L Speakers Don’t Look Much Like Planets
A set of speakers called the Elipson Planet L speakers have surfaced that look cool enough, but really only share the spherical shape in common with a planet.

Sharp to License Pioneer Elite Brand for TVs in US and Canada

Sharp to License Pioneer Elite Brand for TVs in US and Canada
Pioneer Electronics has a line of high-end gear that it sells under its Elite brand. That gear has Blu-ray players and AV receivers among other things and all of the gear is high-end and expensive. The line at one point had produced TVs as well, but those were discontinued.

VIZIO Ultra-Widescreen LED LCD HDTVs Revealed. Want.

VIZIO Ultra-Widescreen LED LCD HDTVs Revealed. Want.
If there’s one company that I was waiting for to make another LED LCD HDTV, it’s VIZIO. Their new ultra-widescreen 21:9 cinemawide HDTV supports up to 2,560 × 1,080 resolution.

Bang & Olufsen Beo6 Remote is One Expensive, Weird Looking Remote

Bang & Olufsen Beo6 Remote is One Expensive, Weird Looking Remote
Yes, it’s true, Bang & Olufsen gear is quite expensive. This includes this new Beo6 remote, which is one really strange looking remote control. It’s basically a ball that has a touchscreen LCD sitting on top of it.

Vizio 65-inch 3D TV Uses Passive Glasses!

Vizio 65-inch 3D TV Uses Passive Glasses!
When we first started to hear about 3D TV in the home, I had an idea that the companies would be using active glasses not because they were better than passive, but because they could share more to users for the tech than they could for passive glasses.

Geek Builds His Own Nautilus Speakers From Scratch

Geek Builds His Own Nautilus Speakers From Scratch
Speakers for the home theater can get frighteningly expensive. The first time I saw speakers that sold for tens of thousands of dollars I figured there couldn’t be that much work put into the things. One of those crazy expensive sets of speakers was the Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus, which served as the inspiration for Alfonso de Rojas to build his own a few years back.

Home Theater Flies in Style on a Gulfstream III Jet

Home Theater Flies in Style on a Gulfstream III Jet
An unnamed Hollywood producer is showing off his sweet Gulfstream III private jet that has a home theater for the sky in it that is about as large a screen as you can pack in a relatively small jet.

Redeye Mini & Re-Bl X Lets You Control Your PS3 Using an Ios Device

Redeye Mini & Re-Bl X Lets You Control Your PS3 Using an Ios Device
ThinkFlood’s RedEye adaptors are popular alternatives to dedicated universal remotes. Just plug them into your iOS device and download the RedEye app and you’re good to go. On it’s own, the RedEye adaptor will work with most home theater appliances, but not with the PS3, because the console doesn’t have support for infrared controllers.

New Apple Tv Price, Specs and Release Date Revealed

New Apple Tv Price, Specs and Release Date Revealed
Apple today took wraps off their brand-spanking new Apple TV, and it’s taking the device in a new direction from previous models. By removing the hard drive, and moving to a streamed-only delivery model, Apple was able to both shrink the Apple TV and get the price way down.

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