Over-Engineered Speaker Cables? Nope, Actual Speakers

Do you live in a bizarre, warped, Escher-style home that's made installing a booming sound system next to impossible? The Anakonda KAN200 might look like a well shielded audio cable, but it's actually a flexible speaker designed to squeeze into spots where traditional boxy speakers don't fit, but still require jam… » 6/28/13 4:40pm 6/28/13 4:40pm

Oh Man, a Custom 4K Imax Home Theater Would Change Everything

The summer blockbusters are already hitting theaters, and if you're sane, you're going to go see them in an Imax theater. It's the big screen, only bigger, and more awesome. Now, you can take the IMAGE MAXIMUM experience home with you—provided you've got the guap to buy one of Imax's new pricey custom installs. » 5/01/13 10:35am 5/01/13 10:35am

16 Obscenely Over the Top Home Theaters

If you love watching movies but hate the unwashed masses—and happen to have giant heaping truckloads of money—designers and interior architects can offer a simple solution: your very own deluxe in-home movie theater. Here are some of the most amazing in the world, inspired by everything from Star Wars and Star Trek,… » 3/13/13 4:20pm 3/13/13 4:20pm

LG's 2013 Speaker Lineup Sounds Pretty Sweet No Matter How You Listen

Not everybody has the available floor space or audiophilic conviction for 9.1 surround sound—sometimes just a sound bar or even headphones may suffice. With the wall of sound-producing devices that LG just unveiled, finding a system to match your situation should be a cinch—even if it is 9.1 surround. » 12/25/12 3:00am 12/25/12 3:00am

Boxee TV: This Media Streamer Is Now a Cloud DVR

Boxee's origins were humble: once a free-to-download media center app for computers and Apple TVs, the software evolved into a full-blown media streaming box for home theaters, and a powerful one at that (if ultimately flawed). But it was still sequestered from the main TV experience. With Boxee TV, we get one step… » 10/16/12 10:00am 10/16/12 10:00am

Yamaha's Awesome Affordable Soundbar Now Comes With a Wireless Subwoofer

When the Yamaha YAS-101 came out last year, we marveled at the perfect balance between the sound quality afforded by its full-range drivers and a price point that wouldn't break the bank. Now the successor—the YAS-201—is here and instead of packing its bass technology into the bar itself, it has been split off into a… » 8/31/12 12:46pm 8/31/12 12:46pm

How to Find the Best Seat in a Theater

Any time you're out to see a show—whether it's actors on stage or Hollywood's latest money grab, the place you sit in relation to the action is vitally important to your viewing enjoyment. But it's not just a matter of preference—there's a science to getting the best seat. Here's where to go to get the most for your… » 8/25/12 11:00am 8/25/12 11:00am

How To Set Up a Wireless Home Theater System

Lost deposits, shattered drywall, gaping holes vomiting forth a jungle of cables. Home theater installation is not the most viable option for most folks living in rental units. Even if you own a home, unless you're both tech and construction savvy, you will probably have to deal with home theater professionals trying… » 4/07/12 11:00am 4/07/12 11:00am