Adam Poltrack

Adam Poltrack

Adam is an A/V News Writer for Digital Trends, and is responsible for bringing you the latest advances in A/V equipment/technology. Before coming to Digital Trends, he wrote for The Tactic Company and served as a staff reporter for The Hometown Media Group. Contact: Twitter: @AdamPoltrack Email: Ptrack17@gmail.com.

The name less traveled by: Sony to stick with 4K while the industry turns to Ultra High Definition

Is Sony being stubborn by refusing to conform to the industry standard and use the Ultra High Definition denomination?

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Lenovo, Marvell partner to create low-cost Smart TVs and facilitate mass adoption of the technology

Marvell and Lenovo team up to produce more accessible, smarter Smart TVs.

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Opinion: 3D is as bad for cinema now as it was 60 years ago

Though critics and consumers have been plenty vocal about their distaste for 3D, both Hollywood and the TV manufacturing industry continue to force it upon us. Why? We take a look at 3D's recent rise in prevalence and why the powers that be refuse to give up…

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JVC surprises analysts, releases new JVC JLE55SP4000 55-inch SmartTV

In light of the release of the JVC JLE55SP4000, it seems rumors of the death of JVC TV's were greatly exaggerated. The new LED-edglit 55-incher boasts 3D and Smart TV capability, is bundled with 4 pair of passive 3D glasses, and comes in at a $1300 price…

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Hands on with the Hisense Pulse, the most affordable Google TV box yet

Don't let the price tag fool you: Hisense's Pulse Google TV box sports a smart TV interface that is clean, smooth, and usable for everything from live TV to Netflix. And at $100, you won’t be able to find a set-top box much cheaper.

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The AQ SmartSpeaker carries AQ Audio’s banner across the pond

AQ Audio has chosen to use its wireless AQ SmartSpeaker to break into a crowded American marketplace. It's most unique feature is the ability to offer Apple AirPlay functionality outside of a wireless network. A single speaker runs $180, but a stereo pair will…

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V-Moda M-100 headphones offer slick features for the urban audiophile with a fancy price tag to match

V-Moda ventures into the tumultuous world of audiophilia with its new M-100 headphones. Armed with dual inputs, a music-sharing cable and the ability to add a boom mic, the M-100 are a bit of a departure from the company's previous offerings. The same can be…

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Non-jagged little pill: Beats Electronics’ Beats Pill wireless speaker showcases smooth styling

Beats Electronics' Beats Pill hopes to bring a dose of value to the Bluetooth speaker game. For $200, you get a pill-shaped, aptX-enabled speaker that also bears the distinction of being the first tap-to-touch NFC speaker on the market. Specs such as driver…

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The Unmonday 4.3L AirPlay speaker is a ceramic hexagon of audio wonder

The Kickstarter-funded Unmonday 4.3L wireless speaker is as nutty as its name implies. By simply turning the ceramic, hexagonal speaker onto any one of its six surfaces, a motion sensor switches the speaker's role in a surround system.

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The NuForce S3-BT wireless speakers offer new-wave tech in familiar looking package

Despite its simple, tried and true appearance, NuForce's S3-BT employs cutting edge tech where it counts.The speakers are aptX and AAC enabled for better Bluetooth wireless audio quality and NuForce has outfitted the set with its proprietary Class-D…

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SOL Republic’s college-themed Tracks headphones offer yet another way to showcase your fandom

SOL Republic's latest line of headphones let you represent your school with your ear-gear.

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Are advances in home theater technology killing real theaters?

While home theater technology advances aggressively, the commercial movie theater experience has remained relatively stagnant. Could traditional movie theaters be on their death-beds?

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Spotify, Samsung ink deal to stream music to smart TVs

Samsung is now offering Spotify on its Euro-market TV's

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SVS Ultra Series loudspeakers aim to redefine bang for your buck

SVS, an Internet-direct company best known for its high-performance subwoofers, has introduced a no-holds-barred loudspeaker family.

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Sling Media loosens up on details for the new Slingbox 500 & 350

Sling Media finally unveiled details on its new Slingbox 500 and 350 models today after a slip-up at a Best Buy store prematurely let the cat out of the bag.

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