The Good, Better, and Best HDTVs on the Market Today
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?
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
Seven Steps to Hi-Res Audio Heaven
Intrigued by high-resolution audio but unsure how to begin? Mark Smotroff outlines the gear you need and other important things to consider as you begin your journey toward higher-quality music. Read More
Five AV Categories That Are Much Cheaper (and Better) Than They Were Five Years Ago
There's no denying that your hard-earned dollar goes a lot further these days when it comes to buying AV gear. Jerry Del Colliano highlights five categories where prices have fallen as performance has risen. Read More
The Resurgence of the Over-the-Air DVR
The rise of the cord-cutter has breathed new life into an old category: the over-the-air DVR. Adrienne Maxwell highlights popular new products in this category, which do a lot more than just tune in and record over-the-air signals. Read More
Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album
How do you listen to music these days? Do you still listen to albums in their entirety, or have playlists and shuffle forever changed the way you experience music? Read More
Can DTS Play-Fi Dethrone Sonos?
The Play-Fi multiroom wireless audio system from DTS is gaining momentum amongst manufacturers. How does it compare with other wireless audio technologies, and can it give the reigning king, Sonos, a run for its money? Read More
There Is No AV Without IT Today
Assembling high-performance AV systems isn't just about the video and audio gear nowadays. It's all about networking. If you're planning a home theater install or upgrade, Jerry Del Colliano says, "Don't skimp on the IT." Read More
Should You Open A Stereo Store?
It's a crazy question, isn't it: should you (or someone you know) open a stereo store? It's no breaking news story that the traditional stereo store has been vanishing from the mainstream retail landscape, but is the business model totally... Read More
CEDIA 2014 Show Report and Photo Slideshow
Adrienne Maxwell discusses the major themes of CEDIA 2014 and provides details on some of the hottest new products on display. Read More
Four Reasons Why Ultra HD Is Becoming More Relevant to Consumers
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