We tested 20 televisions to see if they could output surround sound via their optical output when fed a signal from an external source.
Music surround formats never really caught on, and now the appeal of listening to five or more speakers for movies is fading fast.
Vizio's S4251w sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.
Bona fide surround sound over conventional headphones has been touted before; will DTS Headphone:X deliver the goods?
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.
No doubt about it, adding speakers produces superior sound envelopment, but maybe one speaker is all you need.
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.
The iconic Airstream trailer, despite its age, features amenities to keep the modern traveler entertained and comfortable.
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.
Dolby's new surround sound format will work with existing Blu-ray players, but requires new AV receivers and other home audio gear.