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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.

An Open Letter to Apple's Tim Cook Regarding HD Music

An Open Letter to Apple's Tim Cook Regarding HD Music

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano has a question for Tim Cook: Why won't Apple sell hi-res music through the iTunes Music Store? Read More

 
How to Choose a Subwoofer for Surround Sound or Stereo

How to Choose a Subwoofer for Surround Sound or Stereo

By Brent Butterworth

 

If you're in the market for a new subwoofer, you've probably got lots of questions. Brent Butterworth tackles a variety of topics--from driver size and amp rating to cabinet type (sealed or ported) to the ideal number of subs to use in your room. Read More

 
Building a Smart Home Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

Building a Smart Home Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Wireless technologies have made it easier than ever to set up a DIY smart home; and, as Adrienne Maxwell discovers, a wide range of smart-home products are just a car ride away. Read More

 
Will Hisense's Purchase of the Sharp Brand Work Out for the Chinese TV Maker?

Will Hisense's Purchase of the Sharp Brand Work Out for the Chinese TV Maker?

By Jeff Berman

 

Hisense recently purchased the Sharp TV brand in the Americas. Will this move help the Chinese TV manufacturer gain a stronger foothold in the U.S. market? Jeff Berman discusses. Read More

 
Which Multi-room Wireless Audio System Is Right for You?

Which Multi-room Wireless Audio System Is Right for You?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell gives an overview of the major multi-room wireless audio platforms on the market, including Sonos, HEOS, Play-Fi, Bluesound, and more. Read More

 
Is Automation the New

Is Automation the New "Audiophile"?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

These days, it isn't just about getting the best performance from your AV system; it's about getting a great, flexible control experience to go along with it. Jerry Del Colliano discusses how much the automation landscape has changed. Read More

 
How to Dramatically Improve Your TV's Performance in 10 Seconds

How to Dramatically Improve Your TV's Performance in 10 Seconds

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

If you find yourself less than impressed with the picture quality on your new HD or UHD television, the simple act of changing the picture mode may change your mind. Read More

 
Will the Xbox One Ever Become the Complete Home Entertainment Hub It Aspires to Be?

Will the Xbox One Ever Become the Complete Home Entertainment Hub It Aspires to Be?

By Jeff Berman

 

Once upon a time, there was a videogame console that was positioned by its creator as a "complete all-in-one games and entertainment system"--a next-generation console that could be used not only to play the latest and greatest Halo game, but... Read More

 
Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall

Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano offers five suggestions to help dealers earn new customers and build stronger relationships with existing ones. Read More

 
DIY Speakers Take the Stage at Midwest Audiofest

DIY Speakers Take the Stage at Midwest Audiofest

By Brent Butterworth

 

Brent Butterworth recently paid a visit to Midfest Audiofest and its annual Speaker Design Competition. Check out some of more interesting creations he saw and heard. Read More