Will Polk's Noise-Canceling Headphones Sound as Sweet as Polk Speakers?

Polk Audio's speakers are hands down some of our favorites, so we're pretty curious what the company's new UltraFocus 8000 noise-canceling headphones will sound like. If they can cram some of that goodness into a portable package? Aural heaven. » 1/06/12 9:00am 1/06/12 9:00am

Rip Ride Rockit Coaster to Feature Individual Music Players, Multiple…

The new Rip Ride Rockit roller coaster, currently being constructed at Universal Studios in Orlando, is gunning to be the most tech-heavy coaster in existence. » 6/04/09 11:20am 6/04/09 11:20am

Giant BBQ Grill Trailer: Electronics and Pork Make a Great Combination

Some men build skyscrapers. Some men build pyramids. And some men, really, really great men, build gigantic BBQ trailers. The winner of Crutchfield's "You Dream It We'll Help You Build It" contest, Michael Seville took his late father's 10-foot long galvanized propane tank and mounted it as the chief component of this… » 10/23/08 11:45am 10/23/08 11:45am

Polk Audio SurroundBar 360 DVD Theater Does 5.1 With a Single Speaker

The Skinny: Polk Audio SurroundBar 360 DVD Theater rocks the 5.1-channel sound with one slim bar-shaped bank of speakers. Pop a DVD into the separate console and you've got an instant home theater that can toss sounds every which way. The Catch: We're wondering how gutsy that "PowerPort" bass is going to sound, but… » 1/04/08 5:00pm 1/04/08 5:00pm

The Field Guide to Faux-Surround Soundbars

OK, we're calling it: this is the year of the sound bar, those long, slender speaker boxes that you see freakin' everywhere. (Today alone we mentioned three companies introducing a total of six new models!) When our very own Brian Lam was at CES this past January, he heard the editor-in-chief of a top home… » 8/13/07 10:58pm 8/13/07 10:58pm

Polk Audio SurroundBar50 Gives you Surround Sound in One Very Long…

Polk Audio's latest HE audio system, the SurroundBar50, is 51 inches of speaker that gives you surround sound from just one speaker. The aluminum-covered unit contains nine mid/bass drivers with Neodymium magnets, three dome tweeters and a four-PC board crossover, and Polk's Stereo Dimensional Array (SDA) technology… » 8/13/07 3:42am 8/13/07 3:42am

Polk Audio MiDock10—iPodimus Maximus

Polk Audio, a company known for producing superb speakers, is dabbling into the iPod accessory market (like everyone else). Welcome the Polk MiDock10. This $180 iPod speaker dock pumps out the tunes via two 3.25-inch full-range drivers. It includes an auxiliary port for other players and convenient handles for rocking… » 3/15/07 2:45pm 3/15/07 2:45pm

Polk Audio I-Sonic Do-It-All Radio

Table radio, meh. These little units never really impressed me that much, but Polk Audio has gone above and beyond with the I-Sonic radio. This thing does it all: XM Satellite Radio, AM, FM, CD, DVD and even HD Radio. It has multiple alarms, sleep timer, and supposedly some pretty damn good speakers. The video even… » 8/22/06 1:15pm 8/22/06 1:15pm

IP Networked Speakers, What Will They Think of Next

Custom Installation has just jumped the shark (or as we like to say now in honor of TomKat, jumped the couch) with Polk Audio's new LCi-UP Ultra High-Performance In-Wall/In-Ceiling Louspeakers (yes, that's the complete official name for them). Made for IP networked systems, Polk promises the speakers will still sound… » 10/10/05 11:13am 10/10/05 11:13am