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Smartphone Remote Apps For Your AV Receiver

Is it time to ditch your AV receiver remote in favor of using your smartphones? This is becoming a reality as Onkyo, Denon, Sony and many others offer Apple and Android apps that allow you to use your tablet or smartphone as a remote control. The reality, although not apparent to many, is that smartphone […]

Yamaha’s Latest AV Receivers Support 4K Ultra HD and MHL

Despite declining AV receiver sales over the past few years, Yamaha is not letting up with new receiver development and has launched a series of budget models with ever improving features. Over its 125 years history Yamaha has done a great job producing high quality AV receivers that offer performance and reliability at affordable price […]

Denon Unveils AVR-X4000 – AV Receiver with 4K Upscaling

With 4K technology being all the hype these days, electronics manufacturers all over the world are ready to push the 4K technology horizons and Denon is just one of them. The newly released Denon AVR-X4000 promises pass through 4K signals or 4K upscaling for your home theater system. Packed with 7.2 channel surround sound and […]

Quick Preview : Denon’s IN-Command Receivers

Denon has released their new, budget IN-Command receivers and we are awed by them! While they are nowhere near as expensive as regular receivers, these are targeted at the consumer who wants to do more than just power their speakers and route video to their brand new display. The consumer who cares about sound and […]

Do You Need Expensive HDMI Cables?

Nowadays HDMI cables come in many shapes, forms, construction and of course, prices. They can cost somewhere between $5 to $500, and maybe even more. With such a vast difference in price, whether or not to buy an expensive HDMI cable is probably one of the most debated subjects on the internet. Some believe it […]

New Yamaha RX Series A/V Receivers

Yamaha has come up with the goods again with 5 moderately priced receivers that come with features that we usually see in more expensive equipment. And it’s good to note that as with Yamaha’s tradition, sound quality has not been sacrificed for budget reasons. What’s new in the 2013 lineup is MHL, or Mobile High-Definition […]

Get Home Theater Apps To Improve Your Viewing Experience

Smartphones are now a way of life. Everyone has one and cannot live without it. Even when watching movies at home, the phone is by our side. The ubiquitous use of smartphones has spewed a proliferation of apps have really changed the way we control home theater content. It can even make watching movies at […]

Pioneer’s 2013 Entry Level AV Receivers Look Set To Impress

Christmas is certainly over but it still feels festive in the audio-visual industry as electronics giants all over the world are releasing their new models for the year in stores. Pioneer’s 2013 lineup is pretty impressive too, even amongst its fiercest competitors. This year, Pioneer has brought great features such as 4K Ultra-HD support, an […]

Onkyo’s Brand New Network AV Receivers For 2013

Onkyo recently released their new range of network AV receivers for 2013 and their specifications have wowed us thus far. Here’s a sneak peek at some of them. The THX Select2 Plus-certified Onkyo TX-NR727 Network AV Receiver is, by far, the most powerful model released. This 7.2-channel AV receiver is equipped with Three-Stage Inverted Darlington […]