The term media server often conjures images of expensive and difficult-to-use products. In reality, the opposite is true. Today we'll talk about a few choice products, what the difference between a streamer and a server is, and how you can build your own solution from off-the-shelf parts.
I consider myself a lucky guy. Not only did I get a chance to go to Las Vegas to cover CES, I also got to sit down with Sandy Gross and have a personal audition of his new Triton 2 towers. Sandy has had an illustrious career with Polk Audio and Definitive Technology and has more recently helped start up a new company called GoldenEar Technology. Here, we review their new SuperCinema 50 Home Theater Speaker System.
Founded in 1985 by brothers Joseph J. Sahyoun and Abraham Sahyoun, Earthquake Sound Corporation's innovative audio technologies has been connecting millions of people around the world with the sound solutions they need for over two decades.
Dan Auerbach's new album is called "Keep It Hid." It starts out quietly enough, but anyone that is familiar with Auerbach's work with the Black Keys should know that this wouldn't last. The man is capable of beautiful melody and quiet interludes, but he can groove too and this is best done loudly. All of his most obvious talents are on full display on "Keep It Hid," and the results are intoxicating.
The question I am asked most often regarding stereo systems is â€œwhat speaker should I buyâ€? My answer is usually â€œthe one that sounds best in your roomâ€. If you have a good relationship with your local HiFi dealer, you just may be able to audition in your own home. Not all of the good speakers are sold in stores and sometimes to get the best value you need to purchase online. The problem is, you will have to at least pay shipping one way to get the speakers into your home. This can get pricey. What if you could audition in home, risk free? How about a ten year warranty? While we are at it, toss in a 100% credit trade up program.
Austin, Texas, Aug. 25, 2008 â€" SI (www.sicreens.com) is proud to announce that it will feature its new award-winning Black Diamond projector screen at the 2008 CEDIA Expo, held in Denver from Sept. 4-7 at the Colorado Convention Center, booth 1056. Now shipping, Black Diamond, winner of an Electronic House 2008 Product of the Year Award and a â€œBest of Demo Alleyâ€ award-winner during the Electronic House Expo Spring 2008 trade show, has also recently been named a 2008 CEDIA Manufacturer's Excellence Awards Finalist.