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

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.

Cool Tech

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 high note.

Home Theater

News Corp draws line in the sand over Aereo

During an opening Keynote speech at NAB 2013, Newscorp COO Chase Carey said that Fox will pull it's Broadcast signal if Internet TV re-broadcaster, Aereo, wasn't shut down by the courts. Threat or bluff, Fox is indicating it has no qualms about going…

Home Theater

DTS-HD surround sound coming soon to mobile devices

DTS launches DTS-HD layered audio for media streaming services making it possible to stream various bit rates in one encode. Tablets and Vudu rejoice.

Home Theater

The Audiophile System Builder IV – Grandma left you how much in the will?

It might be hard to imagine throwing $10,000 at an audio system...but what if? In our fourth installment of the Audiophile System Builder, we concoct two amazing systems, one for small rooms, the other for larger spaces. Hey, it's fun to dream, right?

Home Theater

When money is definitely no object, you let this guy build your home theater

We visited Jeremy Kipnis to see and learn more about his $6 million Cine Beta home theater system. In our interview, we learn what motivated Kipnis to develop such an outrageous system and how it all came together.

Home Theater

Polk UltraFocus 8000 Review

Polk has produced one of the best sounding noise-cancelling headphones we’ve heard yet, but unfortunately noise isolation and noise cancelling are not these cans’ strong suit.

  • Pros: Remarkably comfortable , Solid construction and engineering…
  • Cons: If the battery dies, so does the music , Poor noise…

Amazon expands AutoRip to include 15 years of vinyl purchases

Amazon is now automatically uploading MP3 versions of albums to the Amazon Cloud Players of any customers who bought vinyl records from the site over the past 15 years and into the future.

Home Theater

Mohu taps military tech for its new SkyHD outdoor antenna, promises 1080p from up to 60 miles

Mohu's new SkyHD antenna isn't just another aerial. Mohu taps military science to produce an antenna it claims is unlike any other currently on the market. It even tosses in one of its Jolt amplifiers for good measure. Could this be the most hard-core antenna…

Home Theater

U.S. Court of Appeals hands Aereo legal victory over network TV

Broadcast TV streaming service, Aereo, won a legal victory over television networks today as the U.S. Court of Appeals in New York ruled in its favor. The networks, which maintain that what Aereo is doing is illegal, are expected to fire back again.

Home Theater

Gibson Guitar expands its electronics holdings with acquisition of TEAC

Gibson Guitar has been busy over the past twelve months adding electronics manufacturer Onkyo to its holdings. You can now add TEAC to the mix for $52 million.

Home Theater