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MacMall - Panasonic 7.1 Channel Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Sound System (SC-BT300) only $572.99 + Free Shipping

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MacMall - Panasonic 7.1 Channel Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Sound System (SC-BT300) only $572.99 + Free Shipping

Pioneer debut Elite SC-71, SC-72 7.2 surround sound receivers

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Pioneer Electronics today introduced the Elite SC-71 and SC-72 home theater AV receivers, offering enhanced audio performance utilizing the power of Class D3 amplification. The 7.2-channel receivers are designed to deliver high quality audio and video output along with multi-zone and multi-source capability, 4K Ultra HD upscaling, high-resolution audio playback...
Pioneer debut Elite SC-71, SC-72 7.2 surround sound receivers

Is Ikea's Uppleva all-in-one HDTV entertainment system a game changer?

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Ikea is getting set to sell electronics with a new line of customizable furniture that integrates an HDTV and home-theater set-up. [Read more]...
Is Ikea's Uppleva all-in-one HDTV entertainment system a game changer?

Gadgets for the Home Theater

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Sony Digital Lifestyle expert Andrew Felix rounds up the latest in high-tech gadgets to make the most of home entertainment....
Gadgets for the Home Theater
After finding success with cheap HDMI cables, Monoprice aims for loftier ambitions

Samsung introduces its CES audio hardware, claims a world's first

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Samsung's just unveiled its raft of audio products at CES and they're headlined by what the firm claims is a world's first: a sound bar to pack a built-in vacuum tube and Bluetooth for connecting to tubes of another kind (read: TVs). A portable wireless bluetooth speaker (labeled as...
Samsung introduces its CES audio hardware, claims a world's first

How to build your own Steam Box today

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Manufacturers have tried to put PCs in our living room for years, with mixed success. One of the most recent example is Alienware's X51, which looks great in a home-theater rack, but delivers underwhelming performance when you use it to play high-end games with all their graphic settings cranked...
How to build your own Steam Box today

The Bigger-Than-Big Home Theater

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Soon, homeowners will have the option to watch everything from baseball games to movies to reality TV shows on a floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall screen. The price tag: $2 million....
The Bigger-Than-Big Home Theater

LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater

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LG has released its earnings statement for the Q2 2012 period, the claim of "turning a corner" in Q1 has just managed to hold up as it registered net profits of $138 million, up 46 percent from the same period last year. Revenues, while higher than Q1, were actually...
LG Q2 2012 earnings show a loss on cellphones, but higher profits overall thanks to home theater
LG crams Netflix, Vudu, and other video-on-demand services into a sound bar (hands-on)
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Panasonic buries rumors of plasma TV's death

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A certain demographic of home theater connoisseurs has fretted for a few weeks over talk that Panasonic might end plasma TV production and research -- would viewers have to resort to anything so vulgar as... an LCD? No, Panasonic says. Despite earlier claims of frozen development, the company's merchandising...
Panasonic buries rumors of plasma TV's death

GeeXBox 3.0 now available, XBMC 11 calling the shots

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Attention do-it-yourself home theater fans, GeeXboX 3.0 is now available. Primarily based off of XBMC 11, the latest software bump for this long-running Linux distro introduces a few nifty features, such as: PVR support for DVB-T (watch and record live TV), full HD video for PandaBoard systems, full HD...
GeeXBox 3.0 now available, XBMC 11 calling the shots

Cisco's Linksys Wi-Fi routers get app support

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Cisco's Linksys badge unveiled a trio of new Smart Wi-Fi routers with updates both for software and the pure technology underneath. The EA4500, EA3500, and EA2700 all support apps that link into the Cisco Connect Cloud web portal to not just administer the router from outside the home network but...
Cisco's Linksys Wi-Fi routers get app support

Acer announces Windows 8 all-in-one U Series at Computex 2012

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Acer just introduced two Windows 8-equipped U Series all-in-one desktops here at Computer 2012 in Taipei -- the 27-inch Aspire 7600U and 23-inch Aspire 5600U. The 7600U features a 64-point capacitive multitouch tilt and swivel display and is only 3.5cm (1.38 inches) thick, while the 5600U is billed as...
Acer announces Windows 8 all-in-one U Series at Computex 2012

Spotify comes to Denon and Marantz receivers, shares music over NFC

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Spotify didn't want to leave all the spotlight time to phone manufacturers today. To start, it's widening its toehold in the living room: three Denon AV receivers and four Marantz counterparts now have support for streaming Spotify Premium music through respective firmware updates, with control coming either through the...
Spotify comes to Denon and Marantz receivers, shares music over NFC

Engadget HD Podcast 338 - 02.26.2013

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Now that Sony has revealed the PlayStation 4 exists (but not much else -- yet) how do we feel about the future of the living room? We'll dig into that, plus some some new home theater related news from Samsung at Mobile World Congress, the return of webOS on...
Engadget HD Podcast 338 - 02.26.2013

Sceptre teases 2013 lineup that includes near-borderless TVs, WiFi sound bar

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Sceptre isn't waiting for CES to give a peek at what its home theater roster will bring. This year, the budget-focused company is hoping to take on the extra-minimalist TVs we've seen from Samsung and LG. Its 32- to 55-inch Rimless series wraps an LED-backlit LCD with a 4mm-thick...
Sceptre teases 2013 lineup that includes near-borderless TVs, WiFi sound bar

Aperion Audio Intimus 4T Summit touts uncompressed surround sound without the cords

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See that little box next to those huge speakers? That's Aperion Audio's ticket to what's reportedly a no-compromise approach to wireless home theater. The Intimus 4T Summit Wireless is billed as the only system of its kind to transmit uncompressed 24-bit, 96KHz audio to its 5.1- or 7.1-channel speaker...
Aperion Audio Intimus 4T Summit touts uncompressed surround sound without the cords

SONYStyle - $700 off Sony ES Series Home Theater A/V Receiver (STR-DA4400ES), only $599.99

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SONYStyle - $700 off Sony ES Series Home Theater A/V Receiver (STR-DA4400ES), only $599.99

Apple applies for patent that scales content to match face distance, save us from squinting

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Most software has to be designed around a presumed viewing distance, whether it's up close for a smartphone or the 10-foot interface of a home theater hub. Apple has been imagining a day when the exact distance could be irrelevant: it's applying for a patent that would automatically resize...
Apple applies for patent that scales content to match face distance, save us from squinting

SONYStyle - $700 off Sony ES Series Home Theater A/V Receiver (STR-DA4400ES), only $599.99

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SONYStyle - $700 off Sony ES Series Home Theater A/V Receiver (STR-DA4400ES), only $599.99

The HTC Evo One smartphone is so big and powerful they gave it a kickstand

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The emergence of tablet computers has companies pushing the boundaries of acceptable size when it comes to smartphones. I got a sneak peek at the HTC Evo One today and the phone, with a  4.7 inch screen, actually has a kickstand attached so you can prop it up on your desk...
The HTC Evo One smartphone is so big and powerful they gave it a kickstand

Unboxing My Acer Aspire Revo

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Today I received my Acer Aspire Revo which I ordered refurbished from PC Connection Express for $159 which I heard about from TechBargains.com Unfortunately the deal appears to be gone but they can still be had for $199 new at Amazon. I first heard about this machine on Lifehacker featuring...
Unboxing My Acer Aspire Revo

Roku's official iOS and Android remote apps add 'Play on Roku' to stream music and pics

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Along with price and release date details of its new Streaming Stick plus the launch of Vudu, Roku is announcing upgrades for its mobile remote control apps. Hinted at earlier this year when software updates went out to its newer boxes preparing them for future upgrades, the updates for...
Roku's official iOS and Android remote apps add 'Play on Roku' to stream music and pics
Huawei Ascend P1 international release dates announced

LG Optimus Vu II specs officially unveiled: new CPU, IR, stylus and 'One Key' accessory

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Whether or not there's a 5-inch 4:3 aspect ratio spot in the world to fit LG's Optimus Vu is still up for debate, but the company is pressing on and has now officially revealed specs for its follow up, the Optimus Vu II. Matching the specs leaked previously the...
LG Optimus Vu II specs officially unveiled: new CPU, IR, stylus and 'One Key' accessory
Belkin debuts the Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater, an iPad case with integrated front-facing speakers

SONYStyle - Save $500 on the Sony ES Series Home Theater A/V Receiver (STR-DA4400ES), only $799.99 using coupon code SONYSTR440ES

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SONYStyle - Save $500 on the Sony ES Series Home Theater A/V Receiver (STR-DA4400ES), only $799.99 using coupon code SONYSTR440ES

LG Q1 earnings come in lower than last year, but phone sales are up

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LG has released its earnings report for the first quarter of 2013, and while they were down overall from last year, there is good news to report for its phones. A net profit of $20.3 million is lower than Q1 2012's $214 million, and Q4's $80.75 million, blamed on...
LG Q1 earnings come in lower than last year, but phone sales are up
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