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

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…
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…
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.
Product Review

Polk UltraFocus 8000 Review

Polk UltraFocus 8000 Review.
Home Theater

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…
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…
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

AMC really, really excited to announce its streaming movie service called YEAH!

Just in case you didn't know every last bit of useless information about your favorite movie, AMC has a new way to expand your knowledge base with Yeah!.
Home Theater

Boxee TV now supports DLNA and 3D playback, but can it really compete with the Roku 3?

Boxee TV has rolled out support for DLNA and 3D, a new TV guide, and easier DVR programming. But is that enough to distract attention from the newly-released Roku 3?
Home Theater

Amazon expands X-Ray to include popular TV shows on its Instant Video platform

Amazon has expanded its X-Ray feature to include many popular TV shows available on its Instant Video platform, including Justified, Downton Abbey, Sons of Anarchy, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, Lost, Glee, Breaking Bad and Game of…