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!
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.
At an event held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Singapore, Panasonic allowed us time to get a hands-on experience with their new line-up of audio devices. These include wireless speakers as well as docking systems which are compatible with the Apple's new Lightning connector in addition to home theatre systems.
IT Show 2013 is here! Ever wondered how to choose the right gadget for yourself? From HDTVs and projectors, to media players and headphones, we've got your audio and visual needs covered in this buying guide. Happy shopping!
Armed with a 4-inch cone woofer and a 0.375-inch tweeter, along with its unique octagonal design, the Yamaha PDX-B11 seeks to carve a niche for itself in the rapidly saturating portable, Bluetooth speakers market segment. Does it succeed in its endeavors or fall short of the mark?
Compatible with the iPod, iPhone, and even the iPad, the Soundfreaq SFQ-03 with its 2.2-speaker configuration supports audio playback through its docking cradle or wirelessly via Bluetooth. It can also be paired with other devices including Android smartphones and allows charging via USB. We find out how this Sound Stack matches up against existing iDevice designed docking stations in the market.
The Jamo 360 Series comprises of two home theater systems which aim to provide exceptional surround sound with the help of their Omnipolar acoustic design. With modularity, the speakers can be used to provide audio in large indoor spaces while still being suited for smaller, more personal environments.
Is it a satellite dish? Is it a light reflector? Is it a hand-held drum? No. This is the new BeoPlay A9 speakers from Bang & Olufsen which comes with the capacity to deliver 480W of power and sound.
Featuring a push-in/pull-out dock design, the Soma Travel has the ability to work even if you don't remove your device's protective casing. With so many iPod speaker docks in the current market, how will this one stand out? Read on for our evaluation.
The new Creative Sound BlasterAxx is unlike any wireless speaker. It features a host of smart features such as a customizable "acoustic zone" and even boasts a built-in microphone array with CrystalVoice technology for communication purposes. We check out the entire line-up, SBX 8, SBX 10 and SBX 20, to see if it will turn Creative's fortunes.