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Vizio May Have Came Up With The Best Idea For Sound Bar Since Sound Bars

Today’s sound bars are all about Dolby Atmos. To achieve this sound as objects effect while still offering a regular, straight forward audio experience when listening to music, the sound bar usually will have upward firing speakers. This means the sound bar need to have more drivers and therefore, rather clunky. However, Vizio have came up what could be the best idea for sound bar since the invention of sound bars. How? By having sound bar with rotating ends. Continue reading Vizio May Have Came Up With The Best Idea For Sound Bar Since Sound Bars

Klipsch Will Be Showing Off 5 New Smart Sound Bars At CES 2019

I guess Klipsch is having fun introducing voice assistant into its speakers. Following the Three with Google Assistant, it is set to reveal a few smart sound bars with Google Assistant and Alexa support. Not a lot of details are available. All we know now is, there are five sound bars with the options like Google Assistant, Alexa, and one particular model will tout Dolby Atmos. The sound bars range from 40-54 inches long that will have “power and dynamics increasing with size.” Continue reading Klipsch Will Be Showing Off 5 New Smart Sound Bars At CES 2019

This Aukey Bluetooth System Is Both A Sound Bar And A Stereo Speaker System

Can’t decide to go for a sound bar or a multi-speaker setup for your flat screen TV? Fret not, my friends because, Aukey SK-M52 Sound Bar 2.0 Bluetooth Speakers is both. The concept is similar to Philips Fidelio HTL9100 we seen several years ago, but it has less channels and for that, it is obviously a lot more affordable. Announced just last month, Aukey SK-M52 Sound, 2.0 Channel Bluetooth Speakers’ sound prowess may not stack up with some pricier sound bars currently floating in the market, but you still get a decent 60W output from its 2.0 channel system, made up of a pair of 2.95-inch (75 mm) drivers, bolstered by a dual bass reflex ports. Continue reading This Aukey Bluetooth System Is Both A Sound Bar And A Stereo Speaker System

Meet The New Bose Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speakers

Is it just me who feel Bose is being particularly aggressive in pushing out new and innovative products lately? Prior to the Bose Frames and after the ear plugs, it has announced a couple of new ‘smart’ audio devices: a new wireless smart speaker called Bose Home Speaker 500 and two new smart sound bars, referred to as Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500. Continue reading Meet The New Bose Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speakers

Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar Is A Super High-end, Customizable Sound Bar

If you are looking for a sound bar that packs a lot of punch and money is no object, well, then you may want to take a look at this impressive audio hardware from specialist audio equipment maker, Klipsch. Featuring furniture-grade wood veneer in a selection of finishes and a selection of grill colors, Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar, as it is called, boasts three massive 3/4-inch (19 cm) titanium diaphragm Linear Travel Suspension tweeters with 90×90 Tractrix Horn-loaded technology, and no less than six (gasp!), equally enormous, 4-inch black Cerametallic woofers. Continue reading Klipsch Heritage Theater Bar Is A Super High-end, Customizable Sound Bar

Yamaha Has A Budget Sound Bar That Is Big On Sound

These days, budget sound bar is all the rage. Polk Audio has it. Vizio has a few of them. More recently, we saw SONOS introducing one and now, it’s Yamaha’s turn. Meet the Yamaha YAS-108 Sound Bar, the newest sound bar from the multidisciplinary multinational corporation. The YAS-108 is a follow up to the YAS-106 introduced roughly two years ago. Continue reading Yamaha Has A Budget Sound Bar That Is Big On Sound

This Is Beam, SONOS Most Affordable Smart Soundbar Yet

SONOS has always been a premium, but not anymore. It all changes this July when the newly-announced SONOS Beam Smart Soundbar hits the stores. Billed as “the world’s most versatile smart speaker for both TV and Music,” SONOS Beam promised to deliver rich sound experience for movies, TV shows, music and whatnot, while supporting over 80 music services, multiple voice assistants, as well as Apple AirPlay 2. Continue reading This Is Beam, SONOS Most Affordable Smart Soundbar Yet

JBL LINK BAR With Android TV Wants To Do What Roku Did To TV

Looks like Google is determined to make everything hands-free. The search giant’s Google Assistant is already in a myriad of gadgets and it is now coming to soundbar too, starting with a collaboration with premium audio maker, JBL. Called JBL LINK BAR powered by Android TV, it is a new gadget that will turn your TV into an Android TV, essentially doing what Roku did to TV. Continue reading JBL LINK BAR With Android TV Wants To Do What Roku Did To TV

Polk Audio’s Amazon Alexa-enabled Sound Bar Opens For Pre-order

It seems like even makers of high performance audio like Polk Audio cannot resist the draw of Alexa and hence, the existence of the Command Bar, an Alexa-enabled sound bar, or as Polk Audio described it, “the home theater sound bar system with Amazon Alexa Built-in.” First unveiled at the CES 2018 earlier this year, this Polk Audio voice-controlled sound bar, which is also the first sound bar to sport Alexa voice assistant, is now available for pre-order for a surprisingly modest, not-so-bank-breaking sticker of $300 (or $299.95, to be precise). Continue reading Polk Audio’s Amazon Alexa-enabled Sound Bar Opens For Pre-order

Meet Creative X-Fi Sonic Carrier, A Sound Bar With A Whopping 17 Drivers

We must be living under the rock when our minds were blown by Sennheiser’s 14-speaker sound bar. Clearly, we have not hear about Creative’s monstrous offering. Now, the Singapore-based, publicly-traded tech firm is not quite known for audiophile-grade equipment – much less audiophile-grade sound bar, but that does not stop the granddaddy of PC sound card from taking on the less traveled road. Before you can audition, or read about the features the company’s X-Fi Sonic Carrier Dolby Atmos Sound Bar has to offer, it already have one thing that will blow your mind and that’s the price tag. The Creative X-Fi Sonic Carrier commands unworldly sum of $5,799. Continue reading Meet Creative X-Fi Sonic Carrier, A Sound Bar With A Whopping 17 Drivers