With the introduction of Blue Ocean, we may be witnessing the emergence of a new product category.
The latest controller in the Pronto family from Philips (www.pronto.philips.com)
Finally, this magazine has a reason to add some T+A to its pages.
A subset of video processors is drawing attention from two disparate groups: videophiles, who are excited by even the slightest improvemen
Giuseppe Zingali’s (www.zingali.it) choice of the name Colosseum for his diminutive 5.1-
Despite the immediate success of the 6108, the world’s only mobile phone with handwriting recognition, which debuted in Asia earlier this yea
You could find a more valuable picture frame—a rare antique or one fashioned from a precious metal—but none is as versatile as the $2,499 Dig
Tube amplifiers were supposed to be passé by now.
David Wilson, president of the venerable audio company that bears his name, acknowledges that maybe, just maybe, the aesthetics of his awa
As a boy growing up in England, James Dyson’s fascination with vacuum cleaners began with the high-pitched scream of the motor and the odor o
An all-in-one home cinema in which everything is included save speakers and a monitor can almost provide a full-scale theater experience.
Today, an audio system can emphasize aesthetics without compromising sonics because manufacturers of traditional (read: massive and utilitari
However enveloping surround sound feels, the pinnacle for pure music playback resolutely remains stereo.
To develop a home theater unconstrained by space and price, the DVD player of choice is the top-loading TAG McLaren Audio DVD32R.
Suspend your judgment for a moment. U-vola, the bizarre-looking watermelon-shaped speaker from Italy, is not a passing gimmick.
For anyone who has considered adding astronomy to his or her list of hobbies, now is as good a time as ever to take the first step.
Simulated golf computer games have never been top-sellers, mainly because hardcore gamers prefer shoot-’em-ups, and hardcore golfers prefer t
When we pleaded in the November 2002 issue (Personal Technology) for electronics manufacturers to produce universal disc players—machines tha
Think of the Sonora, an electronics cabinet created by Sensorial Design (+39.0922.214.171.124,
When Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez went shopping for a hi-fi system for the company’s flagship Vanquish, one criterion was paramount.
An unintended consequence of the recent surge in popularity of portable audio players has been a renewed interest in headphones.
Ribbon speakers produce the upper frequencies—the most important segment of the sound spectrum—with superb speed and clarity, which is exactl
When you think of speakers, you probably picture a box.
Outside the audio industry, the name Niro Nakamichi may not be recognized, but within the business, he is held in the highest esteem.
Sim2 begins a new era in television design with the Grand Cinema RTX, a rear-projection trapezoidal DLP monitor that features wide shoulde
Home-Projector Technology continues to evolve, which is good news for consumers longing for improved performance and simplified installati
Regardless of the advanced capabilities that a digital camera offers, pixel size and resolution ultimately determine the size of the prints t
Audiophile-grade cables—the elaborate wires that connect the components in an audio/video system—have done more to undermine the credibili
Wives (sorry, but it is always the woman) have been waging war against speakers for decades.