5.1
Home Theater

Klipsch reference speakers make home theaters look as good as they sound

Klipsch packaged the best of its reference speaker audio technology into an all-in-one 5.1 surround home theater speaker system, including a wireless-capable subwoofer, for under $1,000.
Music

What was it like to work with Bowie? Meet the man who mixed Ziggy Stardust

“That’s been his entire career — he said whatever he wanted.” Ground Control to Major Tom: David Bowie has bid adieu, and there’s nothing we can do. The legendary recording artist, actor, and all-around creative chameleon passed…
Features

Pushing the aural envelope with high-res audio evangelist Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson doesn’t just prefer the clarity of high-resolution recordings, he’s genuinely dumbfounded by artists that choose not to make them in 2015. And his new album, Hand. Cannot. Erase. , is a perfect showcase of what it can…
Home Theater

Roccat Studios’ Kave XTD 5.1 gaming headset promises true surround sound

Rocatt Studios begins shipping its new Kave XTD 5.1 gaming headset today. The headset comes with some enticing upgrades from the original Kave, including a new Bluetooth feature built into the desktop remote, as well as 3 individual drivers…
Apple

iOS 5.1 pre-GM leaked: Better camera access, Japanese Siri

A leaked iOS 5.1 pre-Gold Master reveals a more convenient way to access the camera and Japanese language Siri support.