Connected Magazine

Sound advice for those seeking to avoid audio wars at home

In the first of a new column, Andy O’Donoghue seeks a peaceful way for those who want cinematic sound to coexist happily with others

Qualcomm’s aptX audio technology is designed to enhance sound quality

Bruce Springsteen’s lament that there were “57 Channels (And Nothin’ On)” seems like a quaint notion these days. Subscribers to streaming services have a staggering choice of films and TV shows that can be watched day or night.

But in this content-rich age where our television screens have expanded to cinematic proportions, and Dolby Atmos soundtracks boom across our living rooms, some of us can sense a domestic cold war brewing.

The lines of potential ...