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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.

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

 
Reading Past Star Ratings in AV Reviews

Reading Past Star Ratings in AV Reviews

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano discusses our five-star ratings system and explains why ratings don't (and shouldn't) tell the whole story in any review. Read More

 
The Pioneer SW-8MK2 Meets the Meters

The Pioneer SW-8MK2 Meets the Meters

By Brent Butterworth

 

Our previous review of Pioneer's $160 SW-8MK2 subwoofer certainly generated some chatter, so we asked Brent Butterworth to dig a little deeper. How did the SW-8MK2 (both the stock and modified versions) perform on his test bench. Read on to find out. Read More

 
Pros and Cons of Today's Top Streaming Media Players

Pros and Cons of Today's Top Streaming Media Players

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Trying to decide which streaming media player to add to your home entertainment system? Adrienne Maxwell offers the pros and cons for the major offerings from Roku, Amazon, Apple, and Google. Read More

 
The Good, Better, and Best Headphones on the Market Today

The Good, Better, and Best Headphones on the Market Today

By Brent Butterworth

 

In our third Good Better Best article, Brent Butterworth covers the headphone category, which includes a lot of worthy options for audiophiles of all budgets. Wondering what to look for at the different price points? Whether to go over-ear, on-ear, or in-ear? Brent has the answers. Read More