AudioSource Thinks Your Sound Needs a Little pOp

AudioSource, Inc., a maker of an eclectic mix of unique solutions-oriented products, announced today a new item that is a combination Bluetooth speaker/hands-free speakerphone it calls Sound pOp. Spelled with a curious capital “O”, the sound pOp ties in with … Continue reading

HDBaseT Alliance Says It Has Doubled in Size in Less Than One Year

Originally founded in 2010, the HDBaseT Alliance – a group of companies supporting a whole-house connectivity solution widely viewed as an alternative to HDMI – announced today that it has doubled in size in less than a year and now … Continue reading

To Skeptical Crowd, Apple’s Tim Cook Promises ‘Game Changers’ are Coming

Wall Street analysts are getting increasingly concerned about the ability of Apple, Inc. to sustain its historic run of innovation. Some are suggesting the company’s best days may in fact be behind it. Exacerbating the growing drumbeat of discontent…it has … Continue reading

Nortek Reports Uneven Q1 Results, But TECH Actually Contributes This Time

Nortek, Inc. reported their financial results from the first quarter of fiscal 2013 late last week. The results were mixed as the company deals with a struggling economy and a difficult internal restructuring that is impacting costs now, with any … Continue reading

NAD – Pulling High Performance Digital Away From the MP3 Muck

Saying they want to move their traditional audiophile customers into the exciting new world of digital music – while at the same time offering higher sound quality solutions to attract the “digital native” computer music lover – NAD Electronics today … Continue reading

Better Late Than Never? KEF Enters Headphone Market with New M Series

Well, it’s a pretty crowded business these days, but KEF, the U.K.-based company launched in 1961 by ex-BBC electrical engineer Raymond Cooke, has chosen to enter the headphone market now with two “M” series headphone models – the M500 over-ear … Continue reading

Core Brands to Significantly Downsize Their Sales Rep Network

BREAKING NEWS *EXCLUSIVE* Just three weeks ago, we had the opportunity to speak with Core Brands Senior Vice President of Marketing Paul Starkey, who confirmed information we had received from multiple sources about an impending announcement of significant changes in … Continue reading

Ube Successful in Getting Smart Dimmer Funded on Kickstarter

BREAKING NEWS Ube, a start-up company that combines the processing power of your mobile device with the capability of cloud-based software to create a new level of affordability in home automation products for the rest of us, has successfully completed … Continue reading

First Onkyo – Now Gibson Guitar Acquires Majority of Teac; Can Gibson Put the Pieces Together?

Gibson Guitar Corp. announced last Friday morning at 4:00AM EDST that it would acquire a controlling interest in Japan’s Teac Corp, extending it’s entrĂ© into consumer electronics market via newly affordable, if struggling, Japanese companies. Last year, Gibson took a … Continue reading

Electronics Expo Falls into Bankruptcy

Wayne, NJ-based Electronics Expo, an independent regional retail chain selling quality A/V electronics, has entered bankruptcy as of March 31st. The company, which at one time had as many as eight locations at its peak, is now down to two … Continue reading