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

Audio road show: Emotiva hits the streets to promote high-end audio to the great unwashed.

Emotiva Audio is all about high-end audio at affordable prices. They are so eager to show you what you have been missing, they are going on the road in a 40-foot trailer to make it that much easier.
Home Theater

Rebirth of cool: Is vinyl ready for a second wind, or just a fad?

2012 was a banner year for the sale of vinyl and turntables, but is the renewed interest just a fad or has the iPod generation started to rebel and return to the golden age of music listening?
Home Theater

Magnepan breaks the sound barrier with $600/pair MMG loudspeakers

If the time has finally come for you to find out what high-end audio is all about, there may be no better entry point than Magnepan's $600/pair MMG loudspeakers.
Home Theater

Spend your weekend watching the Criterion Collection for free on Hulu.

If you've never taken the time to check out the vast collection of restored films available from the Criterion Collection, now might be a good time to start. Hulu is now offering the entire Criterion Collection to its subscribers.
Home Theater

Meridian Audio packs its pedigree into the $300 Explorer USB DAC

Meridian Audio's $300 Explorer USB DAC may have just set the bar for all home and portable audio USB DACs. For a company that sells $30,000 digital loudspeakers, that's quite an interesting little trick.
Home Theater

Transform your desktop with the KEF X300A powered PC loudspeakers

Combining both KEF's Uni-Q driver and a 24/96 DAC, the X300A powered desktop loudspeakers offer a compact high-end package that can't be touched for under $1,000.
Home Theater

Sonos unleashes PlayBar wireless sound bar, unclutters your home theater setup

The Sonos PlayBar wireless sound bar offers great connectivity, streaming options, and, with the aid of other Sonos products, becomes the first true wireless sound bar 5.1 system we've seen.
Home Theater

Cut the cord with Antennas Direct DB8e HDTV antenna

HD Antenna are increasingly popular among the cord-cutting crowd, and the DB8e from Antennas direct appears to be one of the most powerful and affordable options to come along in quite a while.
Home Theater

Grandpa’s stereo never sounded like this: Symbol Audio Modern Record Console

The Modern Record Console from Symbol Audio is not your grandpa's stereo but we're pretty sure he would have approved.
Home Theater

FCC filing indicates Roku 3 may be on its way

Roku has not upgraded its stable of media streamers since the launch of the Streaming Stick in 2011, but documentation filed with the FCC suggests that a new Roku 3 is right around the corner.
Home Theater

Zu Audio Union Cube loudspeakers will blow you right out from behind your desk

Zu Audio's Union Cube loudspeakers offer an up close and really personal view into your favorite music. Requiring only a few watts, these $1,440 desktop loudspeakers might just transform how you enjoy your music.
Home Theater

The Wadia Intuition 01 PowerDAC dresses your iPod up in an Armani suit of sound

If the ultimate one-box sound solution appeals to you, check out the Intuition 01 PowerDAC from Wadia Digital which offers Italian styling and the best of American high-end audio.