Sarotech's Abigs DVP-260X Media Player Holds 320GB, Does 5.1 Audio and…

Sarotech's' 2.5-inch ABigs player seems to be designed by an engineer with a gigantic budget. Why? Because it's got a 2.5-inch display, H.264 and MKV support, 1080p over HDMI and 5.1-channel out, a built-in FM transmitter, a photo viewer, an e-book and both PAL and NTSC compatibility. The 160GB version is available… » 7/24/08 2:20pm 7/24/08 2:20pm

Sony HT-7200HD, HT-SS2300, HT-CT100 and HT-DDWG700 …

If Sony exists for anything, it's synergy, so its latest quickie home theaters are made to match its Blu-ray players—you'll notice only one of this fourfer has an upscaling DVD player—you've gotta bring the vid (Blu-ray) goods (Blu-ray) yourself. The $400 5.1 HT-SS2300 is the top audio-only, which pumps out 1000W and… » 2/26/08 3:00am 2/26/08 3:00am

Asus Xonar U1 USB Audio Device Supports Hardware Acceleration For Gaming

Although the ASUS Xonar U1 may look goofy, it promises quite a lot of features in its cone-shaped body. Among them are a high quality digital to analog converter, EAX and DirectSound hardware acceleration, 5.1-channel audio, a bundled array microphone, ambient noise suppression up to 20db, and a built-in headphone… » 10/05/07 4:20pm 10/05/07 4:20pm

Logitech G51 Speakers Bestow Serious Surround Sound Upon the Lamest of…

Logitech's $200 G51 surround-sound speakers work with hot new 5.1 sound cards thanks to a direct six-channel input, but they were designed to intensify even lame-ass stereo games with a 5.1 matrixing mode and an explosive 56-watt subwoofer. The system has an integrated headphone jack for conveniently talking trash… » 8/22/07 4:00am 8/22/07 4:00am

Turtle Beach Ear Force AK-R8 Gaming Headset: The Eight Means Eight…

While it's not packing the force feedback boom of Ben Heck's recently unveiled AudioFX Pro 5+1 gaming headset, Turtle Beach's latest 5.1 surround sound USB headset (also gamer-oriented), the Ear Force AK-R8, will sock your skull with dual sub-woofers and eight speakers. Eight, for real surround sound. » 6/09/07 4:10pm 6/09/07 4:10pm

Benjamin Heckendorn's eDimensional Product is a 5.1 Headset

Remember that mystery product Benjamin Heckendorn was creating with eDimensional? Turns out it's a 5.1 gaming headset. The gadget, an AudioFX Pro 5+1 gaming headset, is a USB headset with a mic that has an integrated subwoofer and integrated 5.1 surround sound decoder. There's force feedback in there as well if you… » 6/05/07 5:45pm 6/05/07 5:45pm

Sony Debuts Micro Size DAV-IS10 Home Theater System

Sony dropped some big news at its New York event Wednesday night. It debuted the new DAV-IS10 DVD home theater system. What sets it apart from the rest is the size of the satellites. As you can see from the pic, they're just a few notches bigger than a quarter. The 5.1 system will debut in July. It'll also be able to… » 5/23/07 7:44pm 5/23/07 7:44pm

LG HT752TP and HT702TN: New Ninja Announces Home Theater Systems or…

LG keeps trying to blind the world with their latest models, even when they are not holding phones. This one is holding some kind of Stargate pyramid model made of aluminum, the LG HT752TP. Their latest home theater comes with HDMI, DivX compatibility, electrostatic buttons guaranteed to drive you mad, a USB host… » 3/12/07 9:33am 3/12/07 9:33am

Wooden Table Doubles as 5.1 Home Theater System

Looking for the right set up to match your 60-inch wooden plasma? Holland Electro's new "Theatre" should complement it just fine. Designed by Marcel Wanders, the Theater is a wooden side table with a built-in DVD player and integrated central speaker. Surround sound is achieved through the addition of 4 stone-like… » 2/05/07 5:46pm 2/05/07 5:46pm