Sound bars today can achieve the same surround sound result as those produced by a traditional AV receiver and speakers setup. It can go as far as supporting Dolby Atmos with simulated 5.1.2 or 7.1.4 channels using clever three dimensional soundstage and directional speakers within the sound bar. You can also add rear satellite speakers for extra sound dimensions. […]
Over the years, we see different surround sound formats used by cinemas finding their way into our living room and home theatre and vice versa. We also see content being delivered via physical discs moving to on-demand streaming. They come with specific digital audio coding format for surround sound. Here, we look at the differences […]
Dolby Atmos surround sound systems support up to 8 channels, sometimes more. These are determined by the AV receiver or sound bar, woofer and satellite speaker setup. You just have to decide which of these different speaker arrangements or audio channel configurations to choose. We look at how the different channels are arranged and which […]
Dolby Atmos enabled sound bars are coming down in price. Gone are the days where Dolby Atmos systems are available only on expensive multiple speakers and AV receivers. These affordable and compact sound bars with subwoofer are all you need to get in on the action.
We are fond of good audio and looks to match and wants at least one good speaker system in our homes. This is in addition to the smart speakers as though these nifty devices may be loud, smart speakers don’t have an acute visual charm to complement stylish interiors nor the ability to produce crisp […]
Trends have a habit of coming and going. They are born with a breakthrough in technology and die with newer tech. A trend that started some time ago and has slowly evolved towards a more advanced technology is portable speakers. Previously, plain and simple Bluetooth speakers were the talk of the town, now are the […]
One good thing about music, when it hits, you feel no pain. This is a legendary statement made by the legend himself. Bob Marley. Sweet music is soothing to the ears and we all like to be proud owners of a good home theatre system for a theatre-like experience at home.
Need a sound boost for your TV sound but do not have the space for a full size sound bar and subwoofer. Today’s home cinema sound system need not take up a lot of space yet is capable of producing a decent sound stage for a small to medium room. We look at compact 2.1 […]
All-in-one Blu-ray and DVD home cinema systems with 5.1 channel surround sound systems are a dying breed. Still, we found a few of these and some sound bar options offering just that. If you are in the market for an affordable 5.1 home cinema surround sound system, you’ve come to the right place.
Bluetooth speakers are great but in order to enjoy real spatial stereo, one would need a pair of these book shelf speakers and an amplifier. We take a look at your best options for the sweetest and greatest listening experience.
Looking for compact surround sound speakers but not willing to compromise on quality, here are some ready packaged home theatre surround speakers that will meet even the harshest cinema sound critics. These are truly small and compact with some no bigger than a Rubik’s Cube.
When designing your own home theatre system capable of supporting Dolby ATMOS surround, you will soon realise that you need to spend a lot on speakers given the different channels. Thankfully there are perfectly affordable packaged speaker systems which are designed to work well together.
What is a party without your favourite tunes? Take your party with you anywhere and jam out to your favourite music with one of these portable party speakers.
Sonos is not the only multi-room speakers in the market. Other big names are sharing the spotlight when it comes to multi-room audio. These high-end speakers are giving Sonos a run for its money.
Looking for a multi-room sound system, these speakers from Audio Pro are not only cheaper than most multi-room speakers but are capable of producing high quality audio backed by plenty of connectivity options.
Those who have decided on a sound bar with subwoofer instead of a full AV and speakers combination for Dolby Atmos cinematic sound experience will do well to check out our list.
Sonos takes entertainment sound system up a notch with their new sound bar, the Sonos Beam. Quite a lot smaller than the original Sonos Playbar (90cm width), together and Sonos Playbase, the Sonos Beam corners the home entertainment space.
As a child, I was fascinated by Sci-Fi movies and futuristic world that the Jetsons lived in. The 1962 cartoon was set exactly one hundred years into the future. The family had a very utopian lifestyle; living around an orbit, holograms, flying vehicles and the best of all, Rosie the Robot Maid.
Google Home Mini, Google Home and Google Home Max are not the only smart speakers with Google Assistant. As Alexa has found its way into third party speakers, so has Google Assistant. We look at smart speakers with Google Assistant Built-in.
There is a new breed of speakers designed especially for parties, with built-in light show, karaoke and DJ effects. These are the best party speakers for any party animals.