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

Sharp ships new 6-series AQUOS LED Smart TVs with one hand and accepts $111 Million from Samsung with the other

Just as Sharp begins shipping its 6-series Aquos LED TVs, word comes down that Samsung has acquired 3% of the company in a $111 Million deal which will fortify Samsung's phone and tablet division while potentially putting the pinch on…
Home Theater

Phorus expands its offerings with new Internet radio stations, promises iOs and Windows support in 2013

The Phorus PS1 has been the Android-based wireless loudspeaker to beat. Driven by Play-Fi and supported by the Google Play store, its a real alternative to AirPlay. Now, the days of being light on streaming music services appears to be…
Home Theater

Denon’s new user-friendly E-Series AV receivers pack next-gen features while keeping prices under control

Denon's new E-Series AV Receivers offer support for Apple AirPlay, 4K/Ultra HD, and even come set-up to make installation a simple twist of your fingers. Affordable and ready for that first home theater at school or in your new apartment.
Home Theater

Roku 3 launches with a faster processor, slick new interface, and even headphones, but no YouTube

The Roku 3 blazes out of the gate with a faster processor, redesigned interface, headphones, and greater channel selection, but will the absence of an official YouTube channel put the brakes on?
Home Theater

Pioneer debuts four feature-packed AV receivers for 2013, adds 4K/Ultra HD, MHL, HD audio streaming to the mix

Pioneer trickles high-end features down into its standard line of receivers while maintaining highly-competitive price points. 4K/Ultra HD pass-through and upscaling, MHL, and high-definition audio streaming highlight the new features.
Home Theater

The splendor of vinyl: How to build and preserve a vinyl collection in the digital age

Building a vinyl collection in the digital age requires some effort, but if you do your research, do some digging in the dust and take care of your records, they'll reward you not only with glorious sound, but a genuine human experience.
Home Theater

Tear down the ecosystem wall and access your media collection on nearly any device with QVIVO.

For only $5 a month, you can access all of your media on any PC, Mac, iOS, or Android-based device with QVIVO's cloud based streaming service. It even works with FLAC files and iTunes.
Home Theater

Support for 4K/Ultra HD and MHL the hallmarks of new Yamaha AV receiver lineup

If support for 4K/Ultra HD and Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) products such as the Roku Streaming Stick matter to you, then the new Yamaha RX-V AV Receivers need to be on your radar.
Home Theater

LG unveils 4K/Ultra HD streaming technology at Mobile World Congress 2013

4K/Ultra HD streaming may be closer than you think thanks to new technology being demonstrated by LG this week at Mobile World Congress 2013. Your smartphone may soon pass the PS4 as the gaming console of choice.
Home Theater

Samsung’s HomeSync Android 1TB Media Box brings Jelly Bean to your HDTV

Add 1TB of media storage to your HDTV with Samsung's new HomeSync Android media box that allows up to eight users share apps, photos, and videos from their smart phone or tablet.
Home Theater

The Audiophile System Builder: Powered Loudspeakers and USB DACs

For our inaugural installment of The Audiophile System Builder, we focus on turning your laptop or desktop PC into a high-end music system. Check out these three complete systems we assembled for under $1000.
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It’s time to retire the MP3: HDTracks and the high definition audio revolution

High Definition Audio downloads are finally catching on thanks to the efforts of download sites like HDtracks, which offers some of the best rock, jazz, pop, and classical recordings of all-time in pristine 24/96 and 24/192 resolution