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.
The Samsung HT-X710 is a great-sounding 2.1 DVD system, but the funky design and dearth of inputs may put off some buyers.
Pin back your vestibular apparatus for new sound-related kit from Sharp: the HT-SB400 sound bar and DK-AP8P iPod dock
Harman Kardon has announced a new sound-bar home theater system, the SB 16, which carries a high $600 list price.
Samsung's newly announced HT-D7100 fits an entire Blu-ray home theater system into a single large cube enclosure.
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?
Now that everyone is thinking about 3D TV, what about 3D sound?
We recently told you about a slew of new Onkyo receivers that will offer support for 3D content. Thankfully, that upgrade has trickled down to the company's 2010 line of home-theater-in-a-box products.
Like the company's other 2009 Blu-ray products, this funky-looking home theater system can also stream Netflix movies and Pandora's online music service.
Samsung offers a traditional 5.1-channel home theater home theater system with Blu-ray and a panoply of online extras and wireless options.