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For 2012, Onkyo is expanding its lineup with four new entry level receivers and two HTIB all-in-one packages. The receivers all pack the brand new InstaPrevue (PiP preview of each HDMI source with fast switching) and MHL, while the three networked models are the first with access to MP3tunes cloud...

February 17th 2012 at 11:29am 0 Comments
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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is coming to us from Dave, who just so happens to be in the midst of a new PC build. If you're looking to send in an inquiry of your own, drop us a l...

November 5th 2011 at 10:35pm 0 Comments
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We're not the biggest fans of home theaters that come in a single box, but out of all of them we recognize the value and versatility of the Onkyo offerings. The latest addition is at the top of the line adding to the HT-S7300 and HT-S6300 we told you about earlier this month. The HT-S9300THX is 3D...

July 24th 2010 at 4:01pm 0 Comments
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In a rare move, Sony has deviated from their pricey reputation to offer two special 3D bundle promotions until July 17th -- or while supplies still last -- with the clear intention of enticing wavering adopters to veer whole-hog into 3D. The options boil down to either a 46-inch or 54.6-inch Bravia...

July 9th 2010 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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Recently we've gone decidedly high end with our queries, but now we've got a question that returns to the opposite end of the home theater spectrum. Our friend Jason wants to upgrade to surround sound without spending too much cash, so think about passable HTIB (home theater in a box) systems while...

May 28th 2010 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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LG's updating its HTIB lineup in Korea with these Blu-ray models, the HB965TX and HB965TZ. Other than their thin 32mm speakers, they also feature the entire NetCast suite of features, with YouTube, Picasa and DLNA access over WiFi in a simple all in one setup. 900,000 won ($810) gets you the TX whi...

April 27th 2010 at 4:46pm 0 Comments
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The 3.1 channel HT-CT350 and HT-CT150 soundbars a) don't require special glasses to use and b) look fairly flat to us, but -- along with the 1,000 watt HT-SF470 5.1 surround system -- but the magic is in their HDMI repeaters (three inputs, one output) capable of 3D and standby passthrough just lik...

April 22nd 2010 at 8:16am 0 Comments