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Hands-on with Pioneer’s Apple CarPlay compatible in-car multimedia receiver

Hands-on with Pioneer’s Apple CarPlay compatible in-car multimedia receiver

Pioneer is the first aftermarket in-car entertainment manufacturer to offer Apple CarPlay compatibility and we had the chance to get unclose and personal with their flagship receiver to try out CarPlay for ourselves.

Exclusive! First looks at the Sound Blaster X7, Creative's new desktop USB DAC and Audio Amplifier

Exclusive! First looks at the Sound Blaster X7, Creative's new desktop USB DAC and Audio Amplifier

Creative's new Sound Blaster X7 is a desktop USB DAC and audio amplifier that connects to your TV, sound system, and smart devices, bringing high quality sound to your home thanks to the high-end 24-bit /192kHz, 127dB desktop USB DAC and audio amplifier that features a Dolby certified decoder.

ASUS and Yamaha Team Up for Audio Extravaganza

ASUS and Yamaha Team Up for Audio Extravaganza

ASUS and Yamaha team up for an audio extravaganza. Yamaha in particular has launched a slew of products ranging from AV receivers, amplifiers, speakers and much more. ASUS has also announced their new flagship Essence III product.

Onkyo and Paradigm's New Audio Offerings

Onkyo and Paradigm's New Audio Offerings

Both Onkyo and Paradigm are well reputed brands in the home theater audio space. At a recent event, they unveiled their new lineup of audio offerings for sound lovers in Singapore and we managed to even have a quick trial. More details within our article.

Comex 2013 - TVs, Projectors, Media Players, Speakers & Headphones Buying Guide

Comex 2013 - TVs, Projectors, Media Players, Speakers & Headphones Buying Guide

Comex 2013 is on-going at the Singapore Expo. We round up some of the best deals, highlight star products on sale and give you general information on how to pick the best TV, projector, media player, speaker or headphones for your needs.

PC Show 2013 - TVs, Projectors, Media Players, Speakers & Headphones Buying Guide

PC Show 2013 - TVs, Projectors, Media Players, Speakers & Headphones Buying Guide

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!

A HWZ PlayTest Event - Smart AV for Your Home

A HWZ PlayTest Event - Smart AV for Your Home

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!

iFi Micro iCan Headphone Amplifier - Power to the People

iFi Micro iCan Headphone Amplifier - Power to the People

8.5

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.

Samsung HT-E8200 Blu-ray Sound Bar System - Where's The Bass?

Samsung HT-E8200 Blu-ray Sound Bar System - Where's The Bass?

7.0

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.

Pioneer HTZ-HW929BD Home Cinema System - A Minor Update

Pioneer HTZ-HW929BD Home Cinema System - A Minor Update

7.5

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.

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