Vibrating Home Theater Seats Are Another Reason To Skip the Cinema

To combat piracy, giant screen TVs, surround sound setups, and a wealth of streaming movies available at home, movie theaters have been pulling out all the stops to entice people back to the cinema. 3D failed miserably, but vibrating seats have gained some traction. Unfortunately for theaters, Tremor FX has now … » 9/24/13 11:05am 9/24/13 11:05am

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

Is Watching a First-Run Movie From Your Couch Worth $35,000?

We first brought word of Prima's audacious plans to let movie buffs enjoy first-run titles from the comfort of their home theaters for $500 a flick back in 2010. But it looks like the company is finally rolling out the service, with a hardware price tag that's risen from $20,000 to $35,000. Really sweetens the deal,… » 11/29/12 11:50am 11/29/12 11:50am

Ridiculous Home Theater Looks Like a Camaro Crashed Through Your Living…

Appealing to only die hard Gone In Sixty Seconds fans, this garish home theater system started life as a 1969 Camaro RS/SS that unfortunately now has to spend the rest of its life in someone's tacky den. The only silver lining is that only one was ever created. » 9/18/12 3:20pm 9/18/12 3:20pm

This Wireless Home Theater System Always Makes Sure You Have the Best…

Wireless audio is supposed to make our lives easier. Between the little Airplay and Bluetooth speakers out there it does—Sort of. There are drawbacks. This home theater system is wireless audio the way it should be, but it'll cost you. » 8/01/12 12:00am 8/01/12 12:00am

MIT Makes TV More Immersive With Blurry Side Screens For Your…

As an alternative to installing a monstrously large TV that fills an entire wall of your living room, researchers at MIT's Media Lab have come up with a cheaper approach to increasing the immersive experience with additional screens that target your peripheral vision. » 6/23/12 8:00pm 6/23/12 8:00pm

Yamaha YAS-101 Lightning Review: The Best Budget Soundbar for Your…

There comes a time in every person's life when an upgrade to a real home theater system is in order. The gear can cost a fortune, but it doesn't have to. If you're not sure what you need or how much you should spend, the Yamaha YAS-101 is a good place to start. » 4/23/12 2:00pm 4/23/12 2:00pm

Budget-Friendly Yamaha Home Theaters Bring 4K Passthrough and AirPlay

Yamaha's home theaters and soundbars have always been excellent—even before you consider that they offer great value for the money. The newly refreshed $850 YHT-897 home theater in a box might make it one of the best deals out there right now. » 4/09/12 1:00pm 4/09/12 1:00pm

This Pirate-Themed Home Theater Should Serve Nothing But Expensive Rum

The pics are renders, yes, but this elaborate pirate theater is very much a real thing being constructed in one luxurious Palm Beach, Florida home. » 6/04/11 11:00am 6/04/11 11:00am

The Deaf Barn: 6400 Watts of What Recession??

There are those who appreciate a good stereo, and there are those who appreciate destroying their hearing one sweet watt at a time. Todd Whitworth falls into both categories, but mostly the latter. » 3/19/09 8:40pm 3/19/09 8:40pm

Money Can't Buy Taste: The Tackiest $150,000 Home Theater You'll Ever…

When tacky rich people Tony and Penny Caciolo planned out their home theater setup, apparently they decided they wanted it to be an homage of their favorite place on Earth: the Italy section of Epcot at Disney World. At least that's what it looks like. This horrifying setup comes complete with fake storefronts and… » 6/16/08 11:32am 6/16/08 11:32am

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 Nova P22 Mac Mini Clone Now on Sale

ASUS's P22 Nova is a small (9x7x2 in, under 4 lbs.), attractive PC designed for the living room. Like we've mentioned before, It has a 1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 160 GB HDD, Slot Loading DVD Burner, Bluetooth, 1 GB RAM and 802.11n WLAN. The cool thing is it has built in Hi-Fi Speakers, providing something more than TV… » 2/19/08 8:01pm 2/19/08 8:01pm

Batcave Home Theater is an Ideal Location to Make Out With Catwoman

Q: What could possibly be better than making out with Catwoman? A: Making out with Catwoman in a Batcave inspired home theater. Although the guys at Elite HTS may not be able to help you pinpoint Catwoman, they have done a hell of a job at recreating the Batcave for your movie viewing/making out pleasure. We don't… » 1/19/08 12:00pm 1/19/08 12:00pm