The UN-85S9 is massive, and massively expensive. At a special event in LA, we got to spend some time with it, watching 4K, Blu-ray, some test patterns ... even DVD.
Sound bars are the cheapest and easiest way to get better sound in your living room. Here's what's important, what's not, and why you should still consider a simple stereo system.
Oppo's new player not only sounds great; for some buyers it eliminates the need for an AV receiver.
Samsung has announced two new home theater systems, which both feature a hybrid tube amplifier, Samsung Apps and a new cloud DVD storage feature.
HTIBs--with an amp, DVD player, five speakers, and a subwoofer--used to be really popular, but are sound bar speakers a better solution for most folks?
Auto speaker calibration is supposed to ease home theater setup hassles, but getting it right requires some homework.
Oppo doesn't claim any audio performance advantages for its new BDP-83 Special Edition Blu-ray Disc Player over the standard BDP-83--if you use the new player's HDMI output. It's ideal for buyers who still have receivers lacking HDMI connectivity.
Onkyo's new HT-RC180 seven-channel receiver not only sounds great, it also comes with fully loaded with up-to-the-second features.
The Zu Essence is a full-on rethink of the speaker company's sound. Based in Ogden, Utah, Zu Audio is fast developing a reputation among the audio cognoscenti.
Sound bars have found a ready market with home theater buyers seeking to avoid the hassles of running wires and placing speakers around the room. But what are they giving up sound-wise?