Yamaha RX-A2060 Preview

Yamaha Aventage RX-A2060 Preview

The Yamaha RX-A2060 is the near the top of Yamaha's 2016 Aventage line.  The 2060 is loaded to the gills with features.  From the frame to the power supply, everything inside the 2060 is designed to reduce elec... Read More...
Google Home

Google’s Answer to Amazon’s Echo is “Home”

Amazon's Echo has become a surprise hit. Last year, the little cylinder with the built-in virtual assistant was a curiosity. This year the Echo is starting to demonstrate its capabilities. The biggest surprise about the Echo is that it was created by Amazon an... Read More...
Bose SoundLink Mini II Review
8.1

Bose SoundLink Mini II Review

The Bose SoundLink Mini II (MSRP $199) measures a compact 2" x 2.5" x 7" and comes in two finishes, Pearl and Carbon. Visually, it looks nearly identical to the original Mini. However, Bose has made some improvements, namely in its battery life and the in... Read More...
Beats Pill+ Review
7.3

Beats Pill + Review

Love them or hate them, Beats' portable speakers definitely have a distinct sound. When Beats launched their Pill speakers a few years ago they immediately sky-rocketed in popularity. Their small size and aggre... Read More...
Sony STR-DN1070 Preview

Sony STR-DN1070 Preview

At CES earlier this year, Sony announced a couple of new AV receivers. One of them was the Sony STR-DN1070. The 7.2 channel 1070 is loaded with premium features.   For connectivity it comes with 6 HDMI inputs and 2 outputs. This year all HDMI's on t... Read More...
UE Roll Review
8.1

UE Roll Bluetooth Speaker Review

  UE Roll Review As I write this review, Adele's "Hello" is streaming through the Ultimate Ears Roll as it sits on my desk.  I can't help being somewhat impressed by the tiny speaker's performance... Read More...
Yamaha RX-V381 Review
8.4

Yamaha RX-V381 Review

If you're expecting this year's Yamaha RX-V381 to look different from last years 379, then prepare to be disappointed. If it wasn't for the RX-V381 stamped on the upper left corner of the 381, I would think i... Read More...