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20 TVs tested: Which sets can pass surround sound to a sound bar?

We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.

By 14 December 2013

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Is surround sound for music and home theater on its way out?

Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.

By 10 February 2014

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Vizio S4251w review: A sterling sound bar for surround sound devotees

Vizio's S4251w sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.

By 14 May 2013

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DTS headphone surround-sound technology

Bona fide surround sound over conventional headphones has been touted before; will DTS Headphone:X deliver the goods?

By 28 January 2013

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By 30 August 2014

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What's the optimum number of speakers for your home theater, 1 to 34, and counting

No doubt about it, adding speakers produces superior sound envelopment, but maybe one speaker is all you need.

By 16 August 2014

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Vizio S4251W soundbar packs wireless surround speakers and industrial style

We go ears on with Vizio's new speaker set-up, which features a chunky subwoofer, Bluetooth and a remote with a built-in display.

By 10 January 2013

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Airstream makes trailers for the modern traveler

The iconic Airstream trailer, despite its age, features amenities to keep the modern traveler entertained and comfortable.

By 2 August 2014

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'Sharknado 2' syncs with Philips Hue for smart bulb light show

A custom Philips Hue light show triggered by the action in "Sharknado" will make you feel like you're caught inside a shark-infested storm.

By 25 July 2014

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Dolby Atmos is coming to home theaters via Pioneer, Denon, and more

Dolby's new surround sound format will work with existing Blu-ray players, but requires new AV receivers and other home audio gear.

By 24 June 2014