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HomeTheaterReview.com is famous for their insightful home theater, consumer electronics and AV industry Featured News Stories. No other specialty AV publication offers such insights into the consumer electronics industry than HTR and these articles written by the likes of Jerry Del Colliano, Adrienne Maxwell, Andrew Robinson and others are as good as it gets when it comes to taking a hard look at the future of the hobby, passion and business known as audiophilia, consumer electronics and home theater.

Four Reasons Why Ultra HD Is Becoming More Relevant to Consumers

Four Reasons Why Ultra HD Is Becoming More Relevant to Consumers

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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?

Do You Need to Love Music to Be a True Audiophile?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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?

Will Blu-ray Discs Be the Real Casualty in Amazon's Current War?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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

The Incredible Shrinking Release Date

By Brandon Eberhart

 

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?

Do Premium HDMI Cables Really Matter?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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

 
Why Don't You Go to the Movies Anymore?

Why Don't You Go to the Movies Anymore?

By Brandon Eberhart

 

A few weeks ago, I asked our HomeTheaterEquipment.com forum members a simple question: when was the last time you went out to a movie theater? I expected some answers dating back to the invention of the Kinetoscope, but even I... Read More

 
How Well Does Ultra HD Work On Netflix?

How Well Does Ultra HD Work On Netflix?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Ultra HD has officially arrived on Netflix. Okay, technically Netflix has been streaming Ultra HD content since early April; but, to find that content, you already had to know what you were looking for and navigate directly to it. Well,... Read More

 
Dolby Atmos at Home: The Known Knowns and the Known Unknowns

Dolby Atmos at Home: The Known Knowns and the Known Unknowns

By Dennis Burger

 

Last month, a number of hardware manufacturers officially lifted the lid off of the AV industry's worst-kept secret: Dolby Atmos was finally coming home. In some form or another, at least. New AV receivers and surround processors from Pioneer, Onkyo,... Read More

 
Is Your Ultra HD TV REALLY an Ultra HD TV?

Is Your Ultra HD TV REALLY an Ultra HD TV?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Just because your TV has a 3,840 x 2,160 resolution does not officially make it an Ultra HD TV, at least not according to the Consumer Electronics Association, which recently updated and expanded its list of core characteristics that a... Read More

 
Does 4DX Live Up To Its Theatrical Hype?

Does 4DX Live Up To Its Theatrical Hype?

By Brandon Eberhart

 

I'm pretty open-minded when it comes to movies. I can watch a double header of some old Howard Hawks comedies in grainy black-and-white one day, then go see the latest IMAX 3D blockbuster the next. I'm not a purist. Looking... Read More