Father’s Day is closer than you think! June 16th is the day we tell our Dads how much they mean to us, and how we appreciate them. This year skip the socks and ties, and get him something he’ll love year round. Here are some great Father’s day gift ideas:
It goes without saying that if you’re building a killer home theatre system or stereo system you want to have the best sound possible for your music, movies, and games. Not much sense in spending time and money on one part of the equation while neglecting the other. The problem is, if you live in … Read more
Are you looking to jump on the smart home bandwagon? There was a time, not so long ago, when if you told someone you had a smart home, they might have thought you meant you had a sharp looking house, or maybe you had installed thermopane windows or a heat pump or something. Today smart … Read more
Everyone loves a good deal, especially on pricey items like electronics and tech products, and these days the best bargains are usually found online. But there are two ancient proverbs that never go out of style, ‘buyer beware’ and ‘you get what you pay for’. And if anything that’s truer today than ever.
The holidays are here, and whether you are hosting the family Christmas dinner or a raging New Years Eve bash for your neighbours, great music is an essential part of making a memorable evening. Having music in every room of your home can keep a great party atmosphere throughout, and with multiple speakers, you won’t … Read more
Many say that there’s no better way to listen to music than with a great pair of bookshelf speakers. Having a great stereo field lets the music breathe, and lets you hear things in the music that you simply can’t with a single speaker. While this type of setup sounds great, typically it would also … Read more
Sound is nothing if not complex. In any given scene of a movie, concert, or game, there are dozens of different sounds happening simultaneously, each of which contributes to the overall quality of the audio. Surround sound systems seek to include each of these contributing sounds for a rich listening experience, but doing so requires both advanced audio storage methods and a flexible speaker system that can blend multiple different sounds at different levels of intensity. As one of the most complex surround sound systems on the market, Dolby Atmos can play sound from a wide range of objects at once, allowing you to experience every element of modern audio.
One of the most frustrating experiences you can go through is having your wifi speakers cut out right as your favourite part of a song comes on. It’s the audio equivalent of the hated buffering notices on streaming video. But why is it happening? You set up your speakers with no problems, your WiFi seems to be working fine on your phone and computer, yet your WiFi speaker keeps cutting out! Before you end up throwing your speaker into a wall, try some of the following troubleshooting tips to help your connection.
Recently we had the chance to demo the Yamaha WX010 Wireless Speaker. This speaker is part of Yamaha’s MusicCast line of products, which feature the ability to pair & sync speakers throughout your home, utilizing your Wi-Fi connection.