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Sony intros two home theater receivers for 2015 that offer tons of stuff for not a lot of money.
Sony's STR-DN1060 and STR-DN860 home theater receivers do more that must provide a place to connect your gear and power your speakers - check out the details.
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Are you one of those people that have a lot of HD-DVD discs, but no longer have an HD-DVD player?
You bought an HD-DVD player when they came out and have a lot of HD-DVD discs. However, since HD-DVD has been discontinued - can you play those discs in a Blu-ray Disc player? Find out the answer...
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Dolby delivers a one-two punch for Cinemas and Home Theater.
Dolby continues to advance both the home theater and cinema - most recently with Dolby Atmos immersive surround sound. However, they aren't stopping there as their Dolby Vision brightness and color enhancement tech makes its way to both cinemas and home theater in 2015.
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Vizio climbs to the high-end with new reference series 4K Ultra HD TVs.
Vizio takes high-end gamble with its new R-Series 4K Ultra HD TVs - Check out the details revealed so far.
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Yep - Another Surround Sound Format...
DTS formally offers up its DTS:X object-based multi-channel surround sound audio alternative to Dolby Atmos and Auro3D Audio - Find out what DTS:X has to offer the home theater enthusiast.
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Attention Cord Cutters!
Attention Cord Cutters, Roku adds improvements that you might like.
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Sony's new TV's look  great, but they will cost you...
In a previous report, I discussed some advanced price and feature leaks for Sony's 2015 4K Ultra HD TV product line - Now, Sony has officially come forth with more details.
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Interesting - but no DVR capability.
With the increasing popularity of cord-cutting, more consumers are viewing over-the-air TVs and streaming services. 4SeTV is offering up a set-box top twist that provides more flexibility for those that want watch live over-the-air TV programs on their tablets and smartphones, as well as on the big TV screen.
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Vizio has harvested a new crop of sound bars for 2015 - some interesting choices.
Vizio delivers its largest audio line-up ever for 2015. Offerings includes five sound bars and two sound stands - check out the details.
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Another interesting subwoofer coming your way.
The PSB SubSeries 150 Subwoofer is not only compact, but its cabinet design allows for several types of installation options - read more...
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Samsung's second round of curved sound bars is here!
With the increased availability of curved screen TVs, Samsung is now known for its curved sound bars. Check out their offerings for 2015.
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A different type of subwoofer.
The SVS PC-2000 Subwoofer is large powered subwoofer that is cylindrical in shape and stands vertically - It definitely looks different, but how does it sound? Read more...
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Ali - The price is listed in the review - $799 (US) - you must order through SVS directly.
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Reporter - Writer
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Reprort/Writer specializing in the consumer electronics and home theater categories.
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  • Freelance Contributor To About.com
    Home Theater Expert, 1998 - present
  • Legend Films
    Assistant Designer/Researcher, 2002 - 2007
  • Best Buy
    Sales, 1999 - 2003
  • Frys Electronics
    Sales/Supervisor, 1997 - 1999
  • Incredible Universe
    Sales/Supervisor, 1995 - 1997
  • Circuit City
    Sales, 1994 - 1995
  • American Film Technologies
    Assistant Desgner/Research/Episode Co-ordinator, 1988 - 1993
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A die hard home theater fan, movie buff, and sci-fi geek
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  • San Diego State University
    Psychology/Counseling, 1971 - 1977
  • Chabot College, Hayward, CA
    Humanities, 1968 - 1971
  • Pacific High School, San Leandro, CA
    Electronics, 1965 - 1968
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