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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.

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

 
Should You Open A Stereo Store?

Should You Open A Stereo Store?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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

CEDIA 2014 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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

Four Reasons Why Ultra HD Is Becoming More Relevant to Consumers

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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

 
Do You Need to Love Music to Be a True Audiophile?

Do You Need to Love Music to Be a True Audiophile?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

What does it mean to be an audiophile? Do you need to be passionate about music (or movies), or can it be all about the sound reproduction itself? Our writers weigh in. Read More