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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.

Should You Have to Crowdfund Your AV Gear?

Should You Have to Crowdfund Your AV Gear?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

A growing number of AV manufacturers are turning to crowdfunding as a way to get products made. Jerry Del Colliano discusses the pluses and minuses of this approach and poses the question: What AV products would you consider funding? Read More

 
How Big Is Your (Internet) Pipe?

How Big Is Your (Internet) Pipe?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

As we wait for the arrival of Ultra HD Blu-ray, early UHD adopters are forced to rely on streaming and downloads for access to UHD content. Is your home network up to the task? Read More

 
What You Need to Know About HDMI 2.0

What You Need to Know About HDMI 2.0

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Ah, HDMI. With every update to a new version comes a new level of confusion, and HDMI 2.0 is no different. Adrienne Maxwell cuts through the confusion and explains what you need to know about HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2. Read More

 
High Hopes for High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video

High Hopes for High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

This week, we explore another exciting new development in the evolution of 4K: high dynamic range. It's coming this year to TVs and source content, but what is it, and why should you be excited? Read on to find out. Read More

 
What Quantum Dots Mean to Your Next UHD TV

What Quantum Dots Mean to Your Next UHD TV

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Quantum dots were a popular topic at this year's International CES. What are they, and how will they affect the color performance of your next Ultra HD TV? Adrienne Maxwell explains in this week's featured news story. Read More

 
Fantasy CEO: Saving RadioShack From Bankruptcy

Fantasy CEO: Saving RadioShack From Bankruptcy

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

RadioShack has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. Can it be saved? Jerry Del Colliano discusses the steps he would take to transform RadioShack into a relevant and valuable presence in the AV industry. Read More

 
Do Consumers Really Want Curved HDTVs?

Do Consumers Really Want Curved HDTVs?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Curved TVs were big again this year at CES, which has Jerry Del Colliano asking the question, "Does anyone out there really want a curved TV?" Manufacturers promise a more immersive viewing experience, but are consumers really buying it? Read More

 
CES Delivers Higher-Quality Audio at Lower Prices

CES Delivers Higher-Quality Audio at Lower Prices

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

As he surveyed the offerings in the High-Performance Audio rooms at CES this year, Jerry Del Colliano marveled at just how many great speakers he heard that carried price tags far lower than their performance would suggest. Read More

 
CES 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CES 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

CES 2015 is behind us, but some intriguing new technologies and products lie ahead. Adrienne Maxwell discusses the major trends at this year's show and provides details on the hottest new products. Read More

 
What Is the Soap Opera Effect (and How to Make It Go Away)

What Is the Soap Opera Effect (and How to Make It Go Away)

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Love it or hate it, the Soap Opera Effect is a reality in many of today's top HDTVs. Adrienne Maxwell explains what it is, where it came from, and how to make it go away (if you want). Read More