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AV Rant #286: Tired and Cranky

This week – early morning for one and a cold for another. It’s complaints from both sides of the pond. Onkyo brings you Dolby TrueHD as a download…for a price. You’ll also need one of their brand new receivers to…
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AV Rant #285: With Tongue

It’s our 5 year anniversary (but we don’t mention that on the podcast). Hurray for us! Liz is back and this week we talk about the upcoming summer movies. Are you excited? We dissect the trailers for Spiderman, Dark Knight…
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AV Rant #284: Weird and Awesome

Listen after the final music for a spoiler-free review of the new Avengers movie (it is out in Australia so Tom went and saw it). Liz is out of town this week so Rob H. steps back in. Lots to discuss including a listener question about PCM…
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AV Rant #283: Ribbon Tweeters

Because Tom was a slacker over the weekend, he missed doing the podcast with Liz. Enter Rob H., once again, who, by virtue of having much free time, gets another guest spot on the podcast. This week Tom and Rob discuss Apple iPhone rumors…
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AV Rant #282: For the Record

Tom starts with a listener complaint. Hopefully that will be sorted. Feel free to report back if there is still a problem. So, if you don’t want to hear Tom insult the entire Internet, make fun of a colleague’s name in an…
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AV Rant #281: Geek Cred

You’ll have to listen past the music for the explanation of the title. Is crowd-funding the wave of the future? Tom and Liz discuss the new Drifter project (it’s not looking good so if you want to see it made, you might want to…
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AV Rant #280: Ego Stroker

Tom has some personal news and Liz starts the podcast off with an inappropriate comment. Liz reports on Spotify’s new timeline along with a discussion of how it is working for her. Tom looks at Samsung’s new tube offerings (didn’t…
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AV Rant #279: You Are Boring

Ever wonder about highly directional sound? The Soundlazer promises just that. While it still has a ways to go before meeting its funding goal, it is well on its way. This is a tech that has obvious applications in a retail setting but…
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AV Rant #278: Don’t Poke That

Lots of stuff this week. Pioneer has a new line of receivers, and Tom is particularly impressed with the $250 model. PlayGo, a device about five years too late. Liz is going to check out Watch It! – a service that updates you when…
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AV Rant #277: Land of Liz

Tom and Liz are getting used to their new schedule and Liz is getting used to her new (old) phone. Liz found a post with some of the first sounds ever recorded. And they are CREEPY! The Olympics go ULTRA! Is there such a thing as a…
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AV Rant #276: The H stands for Heroin

Liz and Tom try out their new schedule and are a little discombobulated. Technical difficulties abounded but they finally got a podcast out. Any background noise is from Liz’s cats. So…you know where to send your hate mail. This week…
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AV Rant #275: Interview with David Janszen

A while back Tom did an interview with David Janszen. David is one of the foremost experts in electrostatic speakers. This interview talks about everything from what an electrostatic speaker is to how it works. David walks us through…