Dolby Atmos Surround Sound Could Come to Living Rooms, But Many Challenges Stand in its Way

Once you've heard Atmos, there's no going back. Gradually rolling out to more and more cinema screens across the globe, Dolby's Atmos surround sound system is so immersive it makes even the most elaborate home cinema speaker array seem puny by comparison. So far the reserve of multiplexes, could Atmos ever make its way into homes? Quite possibly, but not without clearing many a hurdle first. Read More >>

Leak: Next-Gen 4K Blu-Ray Discs Pack 100GB of Data

While the Blu-ray Disc Association may not have made any official noises about the existence of 4K Blu-ray discs, a leak from a disc manufacturer reveals that they're on the way—and they pack 100GB of delicious data. Read More >>

See You In 20 Years' Time, 3D

It’s not too often that I make a tech prediction that actually comes true, although like many people, I prefer to think I’m better at it than I really am. Still, when one does come out as I foretold I am not immune to rubbing my hands with glee and smiling with a cheeky grin, which is exactly what happened with the recent demise of 3D television. Read More >>

JVC Finds a Clever Shortcut To an 8K Projector

Given 4K TVs and cameras are only just starting to hit the market, there's not a lot of 8K components to be had just yet. But that isn't stopping JVC from rolling out one of the first 8K projectors, that's actually built on 4K technology. Read More >>

LG Shows Off Wireless 4K Streaming, From Phone to TV

LG has been showing off the first example of wireless Ultra HD steaming at MWC: it can take video from a phone, playing at 1080p, upscale it on the fly, and show it off at 4K on a TV. Read More >>

Samsung's HomeSync Android Box Brings a Whopping 1TB of Storage to Your TV

Set-top boxes aren't exactly mobile tech, but Samsung has unveiled its new one at this year's Mobile World Congress. The HomeSync aims to work with your mobile devices and serve has a hefty little Android-powered box for all your media. A 1TB box. Read More >>

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The Ultimate Way to Watch Star Trek Is On Your Own Enterprise Bridge

You're a massive Trekky -- don't worry you're among friends here, we won't judge -- but you feel there's just something missing watching Star Trek on your vanilla 50-inch TV. How about sitting your butt down in an awesome recreation of the bridge of the Starship Enterprise-come-cinema instead? Read More >>

Harman Kardon's New Home Theatre Gear Is BMW-Expensive

Harman Kardon—you know, the folks who put the sound system in your boss' luxury car—have a batch of new home theatre gear including a the pricey 5.1 channel BDS 770 system. Will it sound good enough for the price tag? Read More >>

Samsung's Got a Freaking Vacuum in Its New Blu-ray Home Theatre Gear

It's kind of hard to impress anyone in home theatre anymore, but you'll probably pull it off with a no-one-can-hear-you-scream vacuum in your living room. Read More >>

Onkyo's Video Previews Demystify Your Home Theater Inputs

Unless you're a home theater idiot-savant, you probably forget what HDMI port your Xbox or Blu-ray player is connected to, requiring you to randomly cycle through inputs. A task that's now a lot easier with InstaPrevue's live video thumbnail previews. Read More >>

New Epson Projectors Display In 1080P and 3D, Require Dorky Glasses

Videophiles that prefer the tiny package of a projector should take a look at Epson's new PowerLite Pro Cinema 6010 or its refreshed Home Cinema models. Not only do they display 1080P, some models support 2D to 3D video conversion. Read More >>


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