While in earlier times of basic entertainment, a home theater system was not a truly essential piece of kit, these days however, it is becoming a standard in most homes. The overall enhancement to the viewing experience in terms of sound quality and it’s surround effect makes a major contributing factor to it’s necessity.
Crisp, clear, deep surround sound, vivid, sharp and bright imagery, all encompassing action, losing yourself in the movie; all these are the hallmarks of a great home theater system, one that allows you to mimic and even recreate the depth of a movie experience in the comforts of your own home.
Two of the leading streaming set top boxes go head to head. The fourth generation Apple TV and the fourth generation Roku 4 are the latest in full featured streaming players. Other streaming players include Amazon Fire TV and NVIDIA SHIELD based on Android TV. We focus mainly on Apple TV 4 and Roku 4.
We know what big screen HDTVs sound like, tinny and literary nothing in the low sound range. Who could blame them, ultra slim and super narrow or near invisible bezels are sexy and bulky big screen TVs with huge speakers are not. Manufacturers are creating great screens with compromises made in the sound department. In order […]
Having built-up and invested in large setup; a complete sound system that consists of amplifier, pre-amplifier, multi-point speakers, CD Player, DAC, Digital Tuner etc. there is only one thing left to do to bring it into the 21st is a Bluetooth Receiver.
There is nothing like a full size headphone that completely immerse the listener in music, with big sound drivers that create sweat music, over-ear shells that blocking out any noise and stay comfortable at the same time. Of course we would not recommend using this on full blast when you are on the road be it […]
While 4K or Ultra High Definition (UHD) Flat Panel TV is what every TV manufacturer is pushing right now, the reality is there are hardly any 4K content to make the most of the display. On the other hand, there are plenty of Full HD or 1080p content, streams and live broadcast satellite or terrestrial.
Later this year we will see the launch of the next generation Sonos flagship speaker, the Sonos PLAY:5. Judging from the specifications, the speaker still lacks Bluetooth connectivity that some of us yearn to connect the speaker to smartphones and tablets.
The biggest question on everyones’ mind is do I really need an Ultra High Definition (UHD) television? We know it’s future proofing but when can you truly take advantage of an Ultra HD TV?
As this blog covers the many things that we find fun and useful, we thought it was time that we tackled a question that had bugged us for a while.
I could not contain myself when I learnt about the offer. Sonos has taken to bundle two Sonos Play:1 in what it calls the Starter Set for a lower price. Now, I can expand my wireless streaming empire for less. And what’s more, you can get real spatial stereo effect if you pair these speakers […]
Portable wireless speakers are all the rage right now, with bluetooth speakers available in all shapes and sizes, there are plenty of options out there if you wish to bag a decent speaker even on a budget.
Applying our philosophy on gadgets to speakers, what sounds good must also look good, we visit 5 of the best premium portable wireless bluetooth speakers.
Small, portable and fits easily in the bag, you can travel with one of these bluetooth speakers, big enough to pump out your favourite jam for one. We check out the best small speakers to those who absolutely can not leave without their groove.
We jumped at the chance the get the Amazon Fire TV Stick with their Pre-order offer for existing Amazon Prime and Prime Instant Video members. It was delivered on time and after living with it for two weeks, here is what we have to say.
When it comes to sound, there should be no compromises to an audiophile. It’s the best or nothing. So here are 10 of the best Over-Ear Premium Headphones that we think, you can buy to satisfy your need for superb sound quality.
Apart from the excellent sound quality a decent pair of headphones will provide you, it is very much a personal device; a reflection of your personality and a sort of fashion statement.
Don’t have the space for a full 5.1 surround sound system or a bulky subwoofer, but still want the best sound from your flat screen TV? While soundbars are usually a good addition, they are not particularly good at producing low range sound and therefore are usually paired with a sub woofer. Why not try a sound plinths […]
Most flat screen LED HD TV with their slim look and near zero bezel (the edges of the screen) achieves this at the expense of sound quality.
We have seen the best portable wireless speakers on our sister blog, Best Portable Wireless Speakers. At Colour My Living, we do things differently.