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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.

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

 
The Good, Better, and Best AV Receivers on the Market Today

The Good, Better, and Best AV Receivers on the Market Today

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

In the second installment of our Good Better Best series, we break down the crowded and often-confusing AV receiver category. What will your money get you in the entry-level, mid-level, and high-end categories, in both performance and features? Read More

 
Why AV Enthusiasts Should Be Mad at Fireplaces

Why AV Enthusiasts Should Be Mad at Fireplaces

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Some people won't consider buying a home that lacks a fireplace, so who would be crazy enough to rip out or cover up their living room's beautiful fireplace? Someone who cares about AV performance, that's who. Jerry Del Colliano discusses why AV lovers should shun these acoustic and logistical nightmares. Read More

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

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

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

To assist our readers with any AV-related holiday shopping they might do, we're introducing a series of "Good, Better, Best" articles that explain what you can expect to find at various price points, with some product examples. The first category: HDTVs. Read More

 
Who Is on Your Audiophile Mount Rushmore?

Who Is on Your Audiophile Mount Rushmore?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

If you had to pick four people to honor on the Audiophile Mount Rushmore, who would they be and why? Check out our list of potential candidates, and see who Jerry Del Colliano would select. Read More