While the AVR-S500BT is one of Denon's least expensive receivers its features line up is surprisingly generous, and movie and music sound quality is up to snuff for the price.
Sonos has announced it is suing competitor Denon as it says the company's HEOS products are too similar to Sonos' own and infringe on at least four of its patents.
Dolby's new surround sound format will work with existing Blu-ray players, but requires new AV receivers and other home audio gear.
Denon's new wireless, multiroom audio platform will go head-to-head with Sonos and its growing list of competitors.
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At this year's CES, audio was about wireless connectivity and decluttering, and this is something that makers of technologies like Dolby Atmos could learn from.
The Denon DHT-T100 is a sound base that goes underneath your TV, offers strong Bluetooth support and respectable sound, but cannot deliver any deep bass.
Typical price: $549.00
Sound bars take up less space and have fewer wires, but don't sound as good as home-theater-in-a-box systems, says the Audiophiliac.
The tech giant wants to do for music streaming what it did for movie streaming -- make it simple to access entertainment from the Internet with your mobile device and play it on your living room gear.
Before the doors open to the public, CES 2015 has kicked off with Press Day -- a day full of major announcements, flagship products and new innovations. Here's everything you need to know from the show floor.
The Audiophiliac shares his wishlist for this year.