Ian White

Ian White

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Ian has been a full-time A/V journalist since 1999, covering the world of high-end audio, video, music, and film for Digital Trends, Big Picture Big Sound, ToneAudio, and SoundStage! With the original Pong, Atari, and 128K Mac in his basement, Ian brings a lifetime of tech curiosity to his writing. A professional foodie, father of 3 children, film fanatic, and amateur hockey player, Ian enjoys early morning runs along the Jersey Shore and surfing with his kids. Follow him on Twitter @filmfresser or email him at filmfresser@gmail.com
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Home Theater

AudioControl’s Rialto 400 amplifier/DAC beefs up distributed audio systems, including those made by Sonos

AudioControl debuts its new Rialto 400, an amplifier/DAC combo that the company says will improve the fidelity of all sorts of multi-room audio solutions, including those made by Sonos. Based on what we're seeing, the Rialto 400 looks like…
Home Theater

Harman Kardon AVR 3700 7.2 receiver brings support for 3D, 4K/Ultra HD and Airplay

Consumers looking for a great deal on a new AV receiver have a number of great choices under $1,000 now, including the new AVR 3700 from Harman Kardon which supports 4K, 3D, and AirPlay.
Home Theater

2013 New York Audio Show: MartinLogan CLX art loudspeakers pull vanishing act

Offering state-of-the-art transparency, the MartinLogan CLX art electrostatic loudspeakers pull the ultimate vanishing act at the 2013 New York Audio Show, essentially disappearing as the music they produce comes alive in the room.
Home Theater

Is Logitech’s ‘Ultimate’ the world’s last true universal remote?

If Logitech really is pulling out of the Universal remote game, it's doing so with a bang. Logitech's Harmony Ultimate universal remote control packages IR, RF, Bluetooth, support for all gaming systems, and the ability to control the…
Home Theater

2013 New York Audio Show: Spendor SP100R² loudspeakers bring big-room sound with an even bigger price tag

The British are coming, the British are coming. The Spendor SP100R2 loudspeakers invade the New York Audio Show 2013 and leave others in their wake.
Home Theater

2013 New York Audio Show: Wooing the headphone generation the Woo Audio way

Headphone amplifier manufacturer Woo Audio enticed listeners at the New York Audio Show with two full rooms packed with listening stations outfitted its latest products. We went ears-on with three of them and have the details here.
Cool Tech

Build your own pair of D.I.Y. headphones with a 3D printer

Step aside Dr. Dre the next big thing in headphones might just come from a 3D printer. We take a look at one designers take on the idea, complete with links to the plans.
Home Theater

Roku sells 5 million media streamers, celebrates milestone with revealing infographic

To celebrate its recent sales milestone, Roku released some revealing numbers via an entertaining graphic that show just how enthusiastic the US has gotten over streaming media.
Home Theater

Digging into the grooves with the world’s first 3D-printed tonearm for turntables

While not inexpensive or quick to manufacture, the world's first tonearm made by a 3D printer has pushed turntable manufacturer, VPI, into the 21st century and opened the floodgates for the bold to follow.
Home Theater

Panasonic bows better Blu-ray players, meager media streamers and the ultimate party machine

Panasonic's selection of Blu-ray players this year look great, but its newly-introduced over-the-top media streaming boxes are meager by comparison. Oh, and then there's this glowing neon boombox on steroids. Get all the details here.
Home Theater

Everything you need to know about Panasonic’s 2013 TV line-up

If Panasonic does ditch plasma after this year, it is certainly going out in style. We've got all the pricing and series-specific info for Panasonic's stunning line-up of plasma TVs and details on its LED line-up right here.
Home Theater

Hands on with the Panasonic ZT60 3D plasma, a gorgeous TV that may mark the end of an era

Will Panasonic's Viera ZT60 3D HDTV be the end of the road for plasma? With Panasonic moving towards OLED and Ultra HD (4K), that very well may be. But, based on what we saw today, if Panasonic does exit the plasma game, it's doing so on a…