Is HDTV a luxury or is it an appliance like a toaster or coffee maker? Televisions are well part of our lifestyle. Bose now combines a large screen HDTV with spectacular sound to elevate the common into the rare.
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When looking for a way to get your tunes out of your ears and into the room, the plethora of choices can be quite daunting. I had a chance to sample the D200 Bluetooth Speaker from Creative Labs and by the end of my listening adventure I wanted to keep it. The first thing that attracted me to it was the clean lines and small footprint. At a little under 16 inches wide, the D200 isn’t intrusive in any setting. I thought, “It’s small but what about the sound?” I needn’t have worried about that.
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With the International Consumer Electronics Show 2012 just around the corner (Jan. 10 to Jan. 13), we here at J&R are like kids waiting for the candy store to open. This year’s show promises to be the biggest one yet. CES has always been about looking forward. It has been about introducing us to the [...]
Livescribe 2GB Pulse Smartpen Julie and Rich show off the amazing Pulse a sleek ergonomic design with anodized aluminum housing Pulse Smartpen that records and links audio to what you write, so you never miss a word. Have you ever taken notes and missed that important word or phrase during a lecture or interview? At [...]
There seems to be no shortage of articles touting the resurgence of vinyl. While there is no doubt a resurgence of vinyl among young people, for many others, the format never left. At least this is the case with us here at J&R. We have been in the vinyl business since our inception. That’s right, [...]
Have you purchased a Billboard top 10 CD lately? If you have, more often that not, it’s probably very loud. That’s awesome, isn’t it? Not exactly. Most of the public is unaware of this, but this is probably the worst thing you could do to sound reproduction. This is done through a process called Dynamic [...]
If you’re an audiophile, someone who really appreciates great-quality sound, then you know that discs aren’t dead. Sure, while MP3s might be all the rage with the teenage set, they don’t really care about audio quality. MP3s are compressed audio files, after all, and you lose a lot of the highs and lows when you [...]