AV Peripherals and Systems Guide
AV Peripherals and Systems Articles
PC Show 2013 is happening right now. In this article, we round up some of the best deals from various AV categories, such as TVs, projectors, media players, speakers, and headphones for your audio and visual needs. Have a read before you rush down to the show!
After experiencing success with their line of circumaural, street-inspired headphones, Beats is entering the speaker market with the Beats Pill. Armed with Bluetooth wireless and NFC pairing technology, as well as Apt-X audio coding, the Pill seems to have all the right features.
Microsoft has just lifted the wraps off its brand new console - the Xbox One. Find out more about the new console, its new Kinect sensor, controller, games and our thoughts of it in our special coverage article.
A well set-up home entertainment system doesn't only perform well, but looks good too. With so many components to consider such as the television set, speakers, amplifier, set-top decks and networking gear, just how do you go about deciding what to get and managing all of them? HardwareZone teamed up with Home & Decor, Mudian, ASUS, Panasonic and Yamaha to conduct a Smart Home AV PlayTest event to help our readers do just that. Find out what took place!
With signature matte-black looks, the "+" in a-Jays One+ denotes compatibility with Android smartphones, with a single button which helps control playback and microphone housed in the in-line pod. Read on to find out if it met our expectations.
ASUS has just announced three new USB DAC and headphone amplifiers and headlining the launch is the critically-acclaimed Xonar Essence One MUSES Edition. We were at the launch event to sample their new audio offerings briefly.
On paper the iFi Micro iCan talks the talk. This is a Class A TubeState amplifier that also claims to cherry pick the best features from transistor amplifiers with its "tri-brid" circuitry. In addition it has bass and soundstage enhancement features to enhance a headphone's performance. Now let's see if this amplifier can walk the walk.
To differentiate their sound bar offering from the rest in the field, Samsung has provided the HT-E8200 with a wireless subwoofer and the horizontal speaker comes with a built in Blu-ray player. But is the audio up to scratch to merit consideration for your next home theater system? We find out.
As part of its diversifications efforts, Antec presents the a.m.p. SP1 portable Bluetooth wireless speaker. We play some tunes on it to see how it fares against the current bumper crop of portable wireless Bluetooth speakers.
The HTZ-HW929BD is the latest sound bar from Pioneer. Comprising of three distinct pieces including a Sound Wing, a Blu-ray player and a subwoofer, the product aims to satisfy all your home theater audio needs in one fell swoop. We assess it in our labs.