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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.

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

 
Seven Steps to Hi-Res Audio Heaven

Seven Steps to Hi-Res Audio Heaven

By Mark Smotroff

 

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

Five AV Categories That Are Much Cheaper (and Better) Than They Were Five Years Ago

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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 Resurgence of the Over-the-Air DVR

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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

Listening to Music By Mood Versus Album

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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?

Can DTS Play-Fi Dethrone Sonos?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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

There Is No AV Without IT Today

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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