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While still a far cry from 64 speakers, Onkyo and DTS teamed up to bring the first 11.4 channel surround sound to your home theater. At the top of the trio of new receivers is the TX-NR5010. It is the only one that's THX certified, but like the TX-NR3010, it can drive 9 speakers and has pre-outs f...

June 28th 2012 at 11:16pm 0 Comments
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Shortly after introducing its entry-level TX-NR515 and TX-NR616 receivers, Onkyo is taking the wraps off of a fresh pair of souped-up, pricier AV boxes. Both part of the TX-NR family, the TX-NR717 ($999) and TX-NR818 ($1,119) are carrying on the 7.2-channel audio tradition seen on their lower-pric...

March 27th 2012 at 12:34am 0 Comments
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You may have laughed off the assertion made by BridgeCo's VP of Sales and Marketing back at CES, but the man's looking downright prophetic now. Apple has just nailed down yet another major player in its efforts to take over the streaming media world with AirPlay, as Pioneer's VSX-1021 launched tod...

March 8th 2011 at 9:59am 0 Comments
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As promised, Sony will begin rolling out updates for its latest A/V receivers to enable the latest 3D signals to pass through them. Obviously this is only for the STR-DH710 and STR-DH810 that were released a few months ago, and can be performed by the user so no trip to the shop is required. If you...

July 23rd 2010 at 8:05am 0 Comments