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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

Sennheiser Is Going To Make A Monster Sound Bar With 13 Drivers

It is clear by now that the market for sound bar is a force businesses can’t ignore. With the shrinking house size and the appreciation for minimal clutter by consumers, sound bar is the one audio equipment that has been exerting quite a significant draw in recent years. And you know it is indeed a force businesses can’t ignore when Sennheiser, a company that, up till today, has yet to make any consumer speaker, began experimenting in making one. That’s right. The Germany audio electronic maker is going to have a sound bar, the company’s first and it has taken its new toy to CES to wow the crowd. And wow it certainly is, albeit the prototype it brought along is not quite finish. Continue reading Sennheiser Is Going To Make A Monster Sound Bar With 13 Drivers

Sony Unveiled World’s First Dolby Atmos Soundbar Along With A Super Compact Soundbar

With the advancement in sound bar, there is really no reason to clutter your home with multiple speakers, and if you concur with our views, you may want to know the still-striving Japanese electronic giant, Sony, has served up two handsome examples at this year’s CES. The first being the world’s Dolby Atmos sound bar, HT-ZF9, and the second is the super compact HT-SF200. Lets start with the small one first, shall we? So here goes… Continue reading Sony Unveiled World’s First Dolby Atmos Soundbar Along With A Super Compact Soundbar

TCL Unveiled A New Category Of Sound Bar Called TCL Roku Smart Soundbar

We all know what a sound bar is. But we do not know is, there is an entirely new category of sound bar unveiled by TCL at this year’s CES. This year, sound bar is going smart. You know, like how TV turned smart previously. Teaming up with steaming player maker Roku to introduce a new smart sound bar called, well, TCL Roku Smart Soundbar, duh. The sound bar is also known as TCL Alto Smart Soundbar with Roku Entertainment Assistant, according to TCL official website. Anyways, as far as look concerned, the TCL Roku Smart Soundbar is smart looking too. Continue reading TCL Unveiled A New Category Of Sound Bar Called TCL Roku Smart Soundbar

LG Teamed Up With Meridian Audio, Unveiled Premium Sound Speakers

British premium audio equipment maker, Meridian Audio, is not quite a household name for obvious reasons, but not anymore and the English brand probably has LG to thanks. The two companies have announced a partnership that will bring the English manufacturer’s high performance audio to the mass market, starting with a sound bar that touts Dolby Atmos. Designated as SK10Y, this sound bar boasts 550W of audio prowess, supports 5.1.2 channels, and Meridian Audio’s Bass and Space technology that promised to deliver rich, uncompromising sound. Continue reading LG Teamed Up With Meridian Audio, Unveiled Premium Sound Speakers

The Total Cost For This Soundbar And Wireless Earbuds Is Still Cheaper Than A Pair Of Apple AirPods

I admit. I am bias. I am currently in the market for a soundbar and hopefully, a pair of wireless earbuds and hence, this post. I was scouring the Internet for bargain deals that won’t break my pathetic bank account and the good news for me and everyone else who’s in the market for a decent soundbar and/or a pair of true wireless earbuds, here are a soundbar from NakaLight and wireless earbuds from Photive with a combine cost of less than that of Apple AirPods. And oh, you probably have quite a bit left over for hailing a UBER to wherever you want to go. Continue reading The Total Cost For This Soundbar And Wireless Earbuds Is Still Cheaper Than A Pair Of Apple AirPods

Samsung Unveiled New Wall-mountable Soundbar Ahead Of CES

Samsung has revealed a new soundbar ahead of the 2018 CES. Called Samsung NW700 Soundbar Sound+, this single bar of audio-generating gadget is not just designed with audio performance in mind; it is also created to uphold your interior decor’s integrity, or something along the line. First off, it is super sleek. It looks like a slab of silver bar stuck to the wall that will compliment your beautiful Samsung TV. The monolithic soundbar is said to be 41 percent narrower than its predecessor which helps to further its goal towards a harmonious interior. Continue reading Samsung Unveiled New Wall-mountable Soundbar Ahead Of CES

SONOS New Under-The-TV Sound System Wants To Boost Your TV’s Audio

While SONOS has not been exactly quiet in the market, it didn’t really have a new product like, in years (redesigned and refreshed products does not count). That changes with SONOS PLAYBASE, a TV companion speaker system designed from the ground-up that’s truly new to the SONOS family. Though it is worthy to note that the concept of PLAYBASE is hardly new. If the product name offers any hint, it would be it is a base and it is indeed a base, designed to slip under a stand-equipped TV (up to 77 lbs or 35 kg), just like what LG, Bose and the likes have done. Continue reading SONOS New Under-The-TV Sound System Wants To Boost Your TV’s Audio

Pioneer Brings Dolby Atmos To Your Home Theatre Setup With New Elite Speakers

Dolby Atmos is the latest in Dolby sound technology that goes above and beyond what your usual surround sound can offer by introducing sounds from above, so you can immerse yourself in the pouring torrential rains or thundering aircraft flying overhead. now Dolby wants you to experience this same overhead sound outside of Dolby Atmos theaters and Pioneer Electronics is the among the first to bring this new surround audio technology to your home with its Pioneer Dolby Atmos Elite Speaker System. the system comprises of bookshelf speakers (SP-EBS73-LR), center channel speaker (SP-EC73), floorstanding speakers (SP-EFS73) and subwoofer (SW-E10), and was penned by Pioneer’s chief speaker engineer, Andrew Jones. Continue reading Pioneer Brings Dolby Atmos To Your Home Theatre Setup With New Elite Speakers