Home Theater

Andi One universal remote runs Android 2.1

Andi One universal remote runs Android 2.1

There are a bunch of different apps on the market today that will turn your iPhone and Android device into a universal remote control. What we don’t see a bunch of are universal remote controls that run the Android operating system. The Conspin Andi One universal remote is just such an animal.

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Onkyo Announces Six New Offerings

Onkyo Announces Six New Offerings

Onkyo just announced their new line of products including four home theater in a box kits (HTiB), a new mid-line receiver, and a 3D Blu-Ray player. None of them have any code names or anything, they all are listed only by their model numbers. Cool. The new HTiB's are the HHT-S6400, HT-S7400, HT-S8400, and HT-S9400THX. The receiver is the TX-NR709, and the 3D Blu-Ray player is the BD-SP309.

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Motorola launches VAP2400 video bridge for streaming HD content to TVs

Motorola launches VAP2400 video bridge for streaming HD content to TVs

Motorola has been making hardware for TV fans for a long time. Many cable companies use DVRs from Motorola and Motorola also makes a bunch of the cable modems and other hardware you might use in your home. The company has announced a new HD video bridge called the VAP2400 that streams HD video wirelessly to any TV in the home.

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RedEye Pro home automation controller debuts

RedEye Pro home automation controller debuts

Home automation is cool and is something that lots of tech fans are interested in. The catch is that home automation can be expensive and difficult to set up and master. Once you have it set up though you can do some cool stuff like control your home theater, AC, and lots more from one remote while sitting on the couch. A company called RedEye has a new controller for the home user.

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Onkyo and Spotify team up for streaming on home theater receivers

Onkyo and Spotify team up for streaming on home theater receivers

Onkyo is a big name in the home theater and audio world. The company has a wide range of receivers for home theater fans and they run the gamut from affordable entry-level devices up to high-end receivers costing thousands of dollars. Onkyo and Spotify has teamed up for a first in the industry.

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Onkyo Unveils Entry-level AV Receivers

Onkyo Unveils Entry-level AV Receivers

When it comes to home theater, Onkyo makes some of the coolest gear on the market. The company has unveiled three new entry-level receivers this week that include the 7.2-channel TX-NR609, the 5.1-channel TX-NR509 and the 5.1-channel TX-SR309. The two TX-NR receivers are network capable as well and all three of the new offerings have a USB port on the front.

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Onkyo Debuts Two Affordable Home Theater Systems

Onkyo Debuts Two Affordable Home Theater Systems

Onkyo just announced today the release of two new “home-theater-in-a-box” (HTiB) systems for those wanting to indulge but on a budget. The systems feature the latest HDMI connectivity standard with support for 3D video and lossless audio all built to exacting standards for the ultimate music, movies, and gaming experience in your home.

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Epsilon Planet L Speakers look like Sputnik

Epsilon Planet L Speakers look like Sputnik

The second I laid eyes on these speakers I started to hear Mike Myers in my head saying, "They look like Sputnik, mostly spherical but pointy in parts." The Epsilon Planet L speakers have an interesting design that looks like some high-tech design from the 50's to me.

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Sonic Emotion 3D Sound Line Hands-On

Sonic Emotion 3D Sound Line Hands-On

As television sets get slimmer, full surround sound systems are looking more and more out of place. However, along with TV innovation comes audio innovation and Sonic Emotion, a 3D sound company in business for over 8 years, has just announced their new sound line-up for the 2011 calendar year.

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Philips outs new home theater gear at CES

Philips outs new home theater gear at CES

Philips is on hand at CES and it has unveiled a new line of HD gear that geek will get excited about. The new gear includes the 4000, 5000, and 6000 series LCD HDTVs, a number of Blu-ray players, and other home theater gear. The 4000 series of LED backlit HDTVs are offered in 40", 46", and 55" screens with MediaConnect and NetTV for steaming wireless content to the big screen from the web. The sets will ship in May at $749 to $1499. Smaller screen versions at 22" and 32" will ship this month for $249.99 and $449.99.

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MiLi HD to debut at CES 2011

MiLi HD to debut at CES 2011

MiLi Power is the name of a company we have heard before with its line of power gear for mobile devices. The company is set to unveil a new product at CES 2011 called the MiLi HD that will bring content from your mobile device to your home theater gear. The MiLi HD is a docking station with HDMI output and Hi-Fi speaker outputs designed to send content to your HDTV.

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Bang & Olufsen Beo6 Home Theater System Remote Unveiled

Bang & Olufsen Beo6 Home Theater System Remote Unveiled

One day before Christmas, and Bang & Olufsen have decided to introduce a brand new home theater system remote. The new model, called the Beo6, is a replacement for the Beo5. And, as you might expect, brings new features along for the ride. Most importantly, though, is the added WiFi connectivity. The remote is unique in its design, as B&O have stuck a square display with soft-touch keys, on top of a round ball that features its own hardware buttons, along with a volume wheel.

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