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Can We Sell Hi-Res Audio to the Mainstream Music Lover?

Can We Sell Hi-Res Audio to the Mainstream Music Lover?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Can hi-res audio gain traction with the masses? The genre is certainly picking up steam in the enthusiast space, but will it cross over to the mainstream? The recent announcement of Neil Young's PonoMusic hi-res music service and player got... Read More

 
How Would You Start a New AV Company?

How Would You Start a New AV Company?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

One thing the specialty AV business is missing these days is a meaningful level of new growth and new companies. There are a few success stories out there that come to mind, but they are few and far between... Read More

 
Why You Need To Know About Gamma on Your HDTV

Why You Need To Know About Gamma on Your HDTV

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

If you've read a lot of TV reviews (or even just few, actually), you've likely seen mention of a TV's gamma, a performance characteristic that helps determine the overall accuracy of the grayscale. Unless it's an entry-level model, your TV... Read More

 
Tips For Building a Great Portable Home Theater

Tips For Building a Great Portable Home Theater

By Brandon Eberhart

 

There are few things that a home theater enthusiast enjoys more than sitting down in front of his or her system and being able to enjoy it for hours on end with no interruptions from the real world. I bet... Read More

 
Nine Questions to Consider Before You Hire a Custom AV Installer

Nine Questions to Consider Before You Hire a Custom AV Installer

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

We just celebrated our son's second birthday, and I can't believe how time flies and how life has changed. Gone are the long weekend trips to Cabo. Instead it's Sunday pony rides and romps in the bouncy house at the... Read More

 
Great New AV Demos From All Formats Designed To Light Up Your System

Great New AV Demos From All Formats Designed To Light Up Your System

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

When was the last time you spent some quality time with your home theater or high-end music system? We're talking real quality time, when you just cued up a movie or album and enjoyed the fruits of your labor.... Read More

 
How to Choose the Right LCD TV

How to Choose the Right LCD TV

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

With plasma on its way out and OLED taking its time coming to the fore, that leaves trusty old LCD panel televisions for most of those in the market right now. Adrienne Maxwell is here to walk you through the process of getting the LCD television that's right for you. Read More

 
The Five Best Ways to Upgrade Your AV System for Under $500

The Five Best Ways to Upgrade Your AV System for Under $500

By Brandon Eberhart

 

Audiophiles and home theater buffs are always looking to eke out the nth degree of performance from their AV investments, but it's not always easy to keep pouring more and more capital into your system. Thousands upon thousands of dollars... Read More

 
The Color's the Thing That Will Make 4K So Amazing

The Color's the Thing That Will Make 4K So Amazing

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

By this point, you probably already know that 4K/Ultra HD is the future of HDTV and that it offers four times the resolution of 1080p. Given how many Ultra HD TVs are expected to hit the market this year, you... Read More

 
11 Great AV Products Under $100

11 Great AV Products Under $100

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

We don't have an inexpensive hobby. I don't need to tell you that; I'm sure many of you can relate when I say that, if not for my obsession with audio and video, I would probably be driving a... Read More