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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.

Is the Popularity of Soundbars Good or Bad for the Audio Industry?

Is the Popularity of Soundbars Good or Bad for the Audio Industry?

By Jeff Berman

 

There's no denying the popularity of soundbars, but is that popularity a plus or minus for the audio industry as a whole? Jeff Berman poses that question to several popular AV retailers. Read More

 
CES 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CES 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell took in all the sights and sounds of CES 2016. Here is her wrap-up on trends to watch for and new products to crave. Read More

 
How DSP Can Take Audio to New Heights in 2016

How DSP Can Take Audio to New Heights in 2016

By Brent Butterworth

 

The phrase "digital signal processing" can make many an audiophile shudder, but Brent Butterworth has a different perspective. He explains how DSP will allow for significant improvements in audio reproduction over the next few years. Read More

 
Making Show Demos More Compelling for Real-World Consumers

Making Show Demos More Compelling for Real-World Consumers

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano ponders some of the most common mistakes that audio manufacturers make during trade-show demos and offers his advice on how to make these demos more compelling. Read More

 
Apple Rumored to Be Launching 24/96 Streaming in 2016

Apple Rumored to Be Launching 24/96 Streaming in 2016

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Is Apple planning to launch a 24/96 streaming service in 2016? The rumor mill says yes, and Jerry Del Colliano discusses why he thinks it would be a huge boon to the audio industry. Read More

 
Five Questions to Consider Before Cutting the Cord

Five Questions to Consider Before Cutting the Cord

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Are you thinking about cutting the cord? It's an increasingly popular approach to TV watching, but it's not right for everyone. Adrienne Maxwell asks five questions that can help you figure out if it's right for you. Read More

 
TVs Ruled on Black Friday 2015

TVs Ruled on Black Friday 2015

By Jeff Berman

 

Consumer electronics are always hot commodities on Black Friday, with TVs leading the charge. This year, TVs seemed to be even more in demand than usual, Jeff Berman found, although that doesn't necessarily equal big profits for the retailers that open their doors early. Read More

 
Sorting the Sizzle From the Bacon When Choosing an AV Installer

Sorting the Sizzle From the Bacon When Choosing an AV Installer

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

We certainly need to encourage new, young AV installers, but make sure youth doesn't equal inexperience when picking a dealer for your next install. Jerry Del Colliano provides a list of questions to ask prospective installation companies. Read More

 
Six AV Trends We're Thankful For

Six AV Trends We're Thankful For

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

'Tis the season to reflect on everything we're thankful for, and that's exactly what we do in this week's featured news story. Adrienne Maxwell discusses six trends that we think are good for the long-term health and enjoyment of our hobby. Read More

 
What Your System Needs to Enjoy Dolby Atmos Today

What Your System Needs to Enjoy Dolby Atmos Today

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Thinking about assembling a Dolby Atmos-capable system? Adrienne Maxwell discusses what products you need and what products are available. Read More