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Jabra launches new REVO and VOX headphones

Jabra launches new REVO and VOX headphones

Jabra has just announced its next series of headsets that should appeal to both the casual music listener as well as audiophiles everywhere. There are 3 new products in Jabra's line-up: The Jabra REVO headphones, the Jabra REVO wireless headphones, and the Jabra VOX in-ear earphones. All offer great portability without sacrificing good quality music.

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Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD Review

Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD Review

If it were ever time for another Android tablet with a thin frame and a 10.1-inch display, it's now, and it's Huawei who's bringing this device into the world. Huawei makes a valiant effort at creating a tablet with the MediaPad 10 FHD, and it does indeed bring on an impressive package, especially for media playback. If you're looking for the most massively impressive tablet on the market - this isn't it - but if you do have this device on your radar and wonder if it's worth the cash, let me give you a spoiler: it's definitely nice to watch a movie on, but that's just about where it ends.

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Star Trek Into Darkness teams with Dolby Atmos

Star Trek Into Darkness teams with Dolby Atmos

The next Star Trek big-time motion picture event "Star Trek Into Darkness" has been announced to be working with none other than Dolby Atmos for superior sound. The production teams at Bad Robot and director J.J. Abrams have let it be known that they'll be integrating the Dolby Professional Reference Monitor PRM-4200 into their pre and post-production workflows and that the Dolby Atmos audio system will bring the whole Star Trek into Darkness soundtrack experience to a whole new galaxy. This film has been announced to be hitting theaters on May 17th, 2013.

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UltraViolet flicks get better sound courtesy of Dolby Digital Plus

UltraViolet flicks get better sound courtesy of Dolby Digital Plus

When it comes to watching movies most of us want a high-quality picture and high-quality sound. Sound is particularly important when you're watching high-resolution digital video on your home theater system, and you want to feel the bass as well as hear it. Dolby Laboratories has announced that its Dolby Digital Plus technology will be used to enable high-quality multichannel audio for the UltraViolet platform.

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Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook gets Ivy Bridge refresh

Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook gets Ivy Bridge refresh

We've already had our hands on the lovely silver beast that is the Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook, and now it's come time to refresh the lineup with a 3rd Generation Intel Core i7 processor and a 256GB Solid State Drive to boot. This Acer refresh includes a lovely new champagne color and has a price structure starting at just $648 USD. This device is what Acer notes is "one of the most affordable ultrabooks on the market" and we'd have to agree!

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Acer Aspire S5 ultra-thin ultrabook priced and detailed

Acer Aspire S5 ultra-thin ultrabook priced and detailed

The thinnest ultrabook in Acer's arsenal has been announced as being up for sale this month: the Acer Aspire S5, complete with the fabulously odd motorized MagicFlip I/O Port we got our hands on earlier this year at CES 2012. This notebook measures in at 0.44 inches thin at its thinnest point, with just a 0.59 inch thickness at the other end of the spectrum. It's also got a black, magnesium-alloy and brushed metal chassis and just 2.65 pounds to its name, and it's all coming at the end of this month!

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Windows 8 Dolby integration set for ARM and x86

Windows 8 Dolby integration set for ARM and x86

The audio company Dolby Laboratories have announced with Microsoft that their own software and technology will be included in Windows 8's final release for tablets and PCs. This news has sent the Dolby stock skyrocketing as the public has suddenly become extremely confident in the future of the company as a whole. The company has spoken that they'll be doing multiple things with Windows 8 including working with home videos which, as they say "will work great on Windows 8 right out of the box." Dolby Digital Plus enhancements inside Windows 8 software will be included in all ARM and x86 processor-aimed builds according to an interview the VP of Dolby took earlier today.

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Dolby, Philips show off glasses-free 3D HD displays

Dolby, Philips show off glasses-free 3D HD displays

Dolby and Philips have partnered to create a new 3D HD format and suite of technologies called Dolby 3D, which they unveiled at the NAB 2012 show in Las Vegas this week. The Dolby 3D format enables glasses-free 3D HD viewing for displays of any size, which allows 3D HD content to be delivered to any device, from HDTVs to tablets and smartphones.

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Dolby Sues RIM For Patent Infringement, Seeking To Halt Sales Of BlackBerry Devices

Dolby Sues RIM For Patent Infringement, Seeking To Halt Sales Of BlackBerry Devices

Dolby announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM). The company claims that RIM has been using digital audio compression technologies that infringe its patents. They are seeking recovery of financial damages and also asking to halt the sales of several BlackBerry devices.

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Dolby introduces reusable next generation 3D glasses for theaters

Dolby introduces reusable next generation 3D glasses for theaters

Dolby is mostly known for the technology it has developed for sound over the years. We are all familiar with Dolby Digital from going to the movies and watching movies at home. Dolby has announced that it will be offering a new line of 3D glasses that will work with Dolby 3D Digital Cinema movie systems installed in theaters around the country. The glasses are pretty ugly in all honesty.

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Dolby Surround 7.1 outed with improved rear 3D sound placement

Dolby Surround 7.1 outed with improved rear 3D sound placement

Dolby have announced Dolby Surround 7.1, an 8-channel surround sound audio system that's intended to better support both traditional 2D and newer 3D content.  Integral to the new system is the introduction of two new audio zones - Back Surround Left and Back Surround Right - which, in tandem with the existing front two zones, should make for more impressive 360-degree surround effects.

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Dolby Axon Will Improve the Way You Yell at People Online

Dolby Axon Will Improve the Way You Yell at People Online

There's no doubt that the video game industry is one of the most profitable in the world. There are titles out there that have made more money than blockbuster movies, and this is not a trend that looks like it will be stopping any time soon. And one of the biggest proponents of those games, is the online multiplayer that comes along with it. Being able to yell at someone hundreds, if not sometimes thousands of miles away from you is great. But, what if it could be better?

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