The Resurgence of the Over-the-Air DVR
The rise of the cord-cutter has breathed new life into an old category: the over-the-air DVR. Adrienne Maxwell highlights popular new products in this category, which do a lot more than just tune in and record over-the-air signals. Read More
Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album
How do you listen to music these days? Do you still listen to albums in their entirety, or have playlists and shuffle forever changed the way you experience music? Read More
Can DTS Play-Fi Dethrone Sonos?
The Play-Fi multiroom wireless audio system from DTS is gaining momentum amongst manufacturers. How does it compare with other wireless audio technologies, and can it give the reigning king, Sonos, a run for its money? Read More
There Is No AV Without IT Today
Assembling high-performance AV systems isn't just about the video and audio gear nowadays. It's all about networking. If you're planning a home theater install or upgrade, Jerry Del Colliano says, "Don't skimp on the IT." Read More
Should You Open A Stereo Store?
It's a crazy question, isn't it: should you (or someone you know) open a stereo store? It's no breaking news story that the traditional stereo store has been vanishing from the mainstream retail landscape, but is the business model totally... Read More
CEDIA 2014 Show Report and Photo Slideshow
Adrienne Maxwell discusses the major themes of CEDIA 2014 and provides details on some of the hottest new products on display. Read More
Four Reasons Why Ultra HD Is Becoming More Relevant to Consumers
There are plenty of Ultra HD TVs to buy right now, but the lack of content keeps a lot of shoppers on the sidelines. Jerry Del Colliano highlights some recent announcements that show Ultra HD is headed in the right direction. Read More
Do You Need to Love Music to Be a True Audiophile?
What does it mean to be an audiophile? Do you need to be passionate about music (or movies), or can it be all about the sound reproduction itself? Our writers weigh in. Read More
Will Blu-ray Discs Be the Real Casualty in Amazon's Current War?
As leverage in current negotiations with companies like Disney and Warner Brothers, Amazon has chosen to prevent pre-order sales on big-name Blu-ray releases. Will this affect current disc sales and the future of physical media? Read More
The Incredible Shrinking Release Date
Remember when you had to wait a year for a home video release? Today, release windows have shrunk to almost no time at all, and Brandon Eberhart wonders if this is good or bad for the movie industry. Read More
Do Premium HDMI Cables Really Matter?
Jerry Del Colliano poses a question that has inspired much debate in AV circles: do premium HDMI cables matter? See what some big names in the industry have to say on the subject. Read More