Dolby Stories April 1

Netflix, Hulu and iTunes have all made it easier than ever before to skip the movie theater and opt to stream your favorite content. While many are happy to skip the lines and $10 tickets for their big screen TVs, recreating a theater-grade audio experience at home can be quite difficult. And you can forget about it if you’re trying to listen at a lower volume levels with sleeping kids in the house. A recent FCC filing seems to point to a potentially upcoming Dolby Bluetooth adapter that would bring pro-style audio to any pair of headphones. Dolby is known for its industry-leading codecs and audio certification, but a consumer-facing Bluetooth adapter would be a whole new animal. More details, including images, can be found below.

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Dolby Stories April 18, 2016

expiredDaily Deals: Onkyo 5.1-Ch. A/V Receiver w/ AirPlay $285, Seagate 8TB External Hard Drive $200, more

In today’s Daily Deals, we have from Meh the Onkyo Dolby Atmos Network Receiver with AirPlay, WiFi & Bluetooth for $280 + $5 shipping. That’s $315 off the original list price and $104 less than Amazon’s current listing. It can power “a 5.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos speaker setup and 5.1 standard surround configuration plus two in-ceiling or height channels”. This receiver also has built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Airplay (including Pandora and Spotify) to stream audio from virtually any deviceRated 4.3/5 stars from 26 Amazon customers.  

More new deals for today:

Seagate 8TB Backup Plus USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive $200 w/ code EMCETFM25 (Reg. $230) | Newegg

Continue on for more details on today’s top product and a roundup of our best deals:

Dolby Stories October 28, 2014

Typically known for its PC-based gaming systems and peripherals, today Razer is introducing the all new Leviathan Sound Bar and Subwoofer.

While this isn’t the first set of speakers the company has released, the Leviathan marks the company’s first foray into the home theater sector. This isn’t your typical home theater sound bar though, it features surround sound specifically for gaming and movies, but also includes your basic Bluetooth capabilities for stereo music streaming from your smartphone or tablet.

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Dolby Stories August 22, 2013

16GB Kindle Fire HD 1080P 8.9 inch certified refurb: $179 shipped (25% off), 32GB: $199

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Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day is the 16GB Kindle Fire HD certified refurb for $179 shipped. The 32GB model is $199 shipped. That’s $60 and $70 off and the lowest prices we’ve seen for larger screen 1080P tablets from name brand retailers.  The 8.9 HD comes with a 1920×1200, 8.9 inch display with Dolby stereo speakers, 1.5GHz processor and dual band Wifi for improved speeds. This is certified refurbished meaning it should arrive looking like new and comes with the same 1 year warranty as a new model.

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