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Xbox Series X supports Dolby’s latest tech, but you’ll need more than just the console

Xbox Series X supports Dolby’s latest tech, but you’ll need more than just the console

Microsoft revealed a lot of information about the Xbox Series X and Series S this week, including the fact that both consoles will support Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos sound in the future. Today, Dolby is giving us a better idea of what to expect from those technologies on Xbox Series X/S, while at the same time clarifying that folks will need more than just the console to tap into Dolby Atmos.

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Sonos Arc Review: Dolby Atmos in the soundbar we’ve been waiting for

Sonos Arc Review: Dolby Atmos in the soundbar we’ve been waiting for

The problem with making things look easy, Sonos has discovered, is that peoples' wish-lists only ever get longer. The new Sonos Arc is a textbook example: on the face of it a simple response to the question "Where's the Sonos Dolby Atmos soundbar?" it nonetheless required a whole new platform and, as a side-effect, leaving some of the company's earliest adopters peeved. When you're responsible for that sort of disruption, you have to live up to the hype.

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TIDAL has a Dolby Atmos treat for HiFi subscribers

TIDAL has a Dolby Atmos treat for HiFi subscribers

If you're a TIDAL HiFi subscriber, you're getting a new perk today. TIDAL has announced a new team up with Dolby that will see Dolby Atmos functionality added to some of the music on the streaming service. Support for Dolby Atmos is rolling out over the next few days, but of course, there are some other requirements if you want to listen with Dolby Atmos enabled.

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Sonos Arc official: Dolby Atmos soundbar runs S2 OS

Sonos Arc official: Dolby Atmos soundbar runs S2 OS

Say hello to Sonos Arc, the company's new soundbar and its first to offer Dolby Atmos. Replacing the Sonos Playbar, the Arc squeezes eleven speakers into its long, minimalistic chassis, along with four microphones to work as a Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa smart speaker.

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OnePlus 8 Review: All you need?

OnePlus 8 Review: All you need?

The OnePlus 8 is the lesser of two OnePlus smartphones released in the Spring of 2020. This device and the OnePlus 8 Pro are very similar, in many respects. Knowing the difference between the two could allow you to avoid spending a couple of hundred dollars more than you need. Knowing the abilities of the OnePlus 8 could also allow you to decide whether you want this generation - or would be just fine owning a device originally released a year or two ago.

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Beosound Stage marks B&O’s entry into the soundbar market

Beosound Stage marks B&O’s entry into the soundbar market

As TV sets get thinner and thinner, the task of providing quality, immersive audio falls on external speakers instead. But while woofers and sub-woofers are most consumers go-to solutions, many of them clash with the elegance or simplicity of thin TVs, especially those mounted on walls that seem to disappear into them. That's where soundbars come in and one of the newest entry to that market is one of the speaker market's oldest players, Bang & Olufsen and its Beosound Stage bar.

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Adobe Creative Cloud is turning into a big legal mess

Adobe Creative Cloud is turning into a big legal mess

The cloud is supposed to be a big win-win for all parties involved. Consumers always have access to the latest and supposedly most bug-free version of software while service and software providers are assured of a steady stream of revenue to further develop their product. Reality, however, is sometimes harsher and always stranger than fiction and now subscribers to Adobe's Create Cloud Suite are finding themselves the subject of potential legal threats from third-parties suing Adobe itself.

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Dolby testing a ‘studio quality’ audio recording app

Dolby testing a ‘studio quality’ audio recording app

Smartphone users who want to use their device to record audio in the best quality may not have very many options, but it looks like the sound experts at Dolby are working on their own solution. The company has apparently been quietly testing an iPhone app with the codename "234" that boasts of studio quality recordings thanks to professional tools and settings.

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Dolby Dimension headphones promise entertainment not isolation

Dolby Dimension headphones promise entertainment not isolation

Dolby has launched a new set of wireless headphones, Dolby Dimension, promising active noise cancellation that's perfect for home entertainment, but without divorcing you from the real world. The new cans debut Dolby LifeMix, a way for listeners to blend their media with what's going on around them.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, new Alexa Voice Remote offers more ways to binge

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, new Alexa Voice Remote offers more ways to binge

Google may be planning on unveiling a new Chromecast and even a Smart TV Kit bundle, but Amazon just got the jump on them. Rather than wait for another week, Amazon is giving cord-cutters what they want now. With the new Fire TV Stick 4K, not only will you be able to bask in glorious 4K resolutions, you'll also get to see all the HDR colors, too. And with the all-new Alexa Voice Remote, you can finally give those tired fingers a rest and let your voice do the controlling.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme detailed with discrete graphics

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme detailed with discrete graphics

Lenovo's given the ThinkPad X1 a super-charged moment with the ThinkPad X1 Extreme, with included discrete graphics. This machine has an Intel CFL-H series CPU inside with up to 6 cores and up to 64GB memory. This laptop comes with a body quite similar to its predecessor, coming with a cool four layers of reinforced carbon fiber up top - it's far less bustable than most.

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Apple TV Dolby Atmos support: What you need to know

Apple TV Dolby Atmos support: What you need to know

Apple TV 4K is already a pretty capable streaming box, but later this year, it's going to get better. At WWDC 2018 today, Apple announced that Apple TV 4K will soon be getting some much-loved Dolby technology in the form of Dolby Atmos. When combined with Apple TV 4K's support for 4K HDR content, Dolby Atmos should turn this into one impressive streaming device.

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