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Control4 to Host Smart Home Demos Around the U.S.

Sound and Vision - 1 hour 24 min ago
If you’ve ever wondered what “smart home” means in the real world, home automation specialist Control4 wants to show you.
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Amazon Echo Sub: A Subwoofer Whose Time Has Come

Sound and Vision - 1 hour 59 min ago
It’s about freaking time. Amazon has just released the Echo Sub’ a subwoofer that pairs with a single or stereo pair of Echo smart speakers to finally address the bottom line. It’s a fact: small speakers can’t produce impactful bass, so the Echo Sub does the job. The past few years have seen an influx of small smart speakers that are certainly convenient, but not a single one had a decent bass response. Finally, Amazon has addressed the problem, and in my opinion, hit it out of the park.

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AOC’s Curved-Screen Gaming Monitor Is HDR-Ready

Sound and Vision - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 4:31pm
AOC has introduced a 32-inch, curved-screen gaming monitor that supports high-dynamic range (HDR) content.
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Sex, Lies, and Videotape

Sound and Vision - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:33pm
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This indie revelation explores sexuality, relationships, and the way that both interact with technology. Therapy doesn’t seem to be opening uptight housewife Ann to her feelings; it takes videotaped erotic confessions for her to overcome her inhibitions. Meanwhile, Ann’s sister and husband are deceiving her with a steamy affair and endless lies. Eventually, a candid, oddball drifter comes to visit and uses his video project to untangle the tape tying up this dysfunctional family.
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House of Marley Introduces a Speaker Made of Cork

Sound and Vision - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:58am
House of Marley, the AV company started by members of the late reggae star Bob Marley’s family, has introduced a Bluetooth speaker made of “sustainably harvested cork” and other reclaimed materials.
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China Tariffs in the Real World

Sound and Vision - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:50am
If you’re wondering how tariffs imposed on goods imported from China are affecting consumer electronics-related goods, here’s one example.
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