The Five Best Ways to Upgrade Your AV System for Under $500
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
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
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
Eight Reasons Why Home Theater Isn't Dead (and Won't Die Any Time Soon)
I don't think I was the only person who was shocked to see Source Interlink close Home Theater Magazine in 2013 . Source merged the publications Home Theater Magazine and Sound + Vision, much the way foodie print zines Gourmet... Read More
Finally, Hope for a 4K Broadcast Standard in ATSC 3.0
There were a lot of things that I would have liked to see at CES 2014 that I didn't see. The absence of a meaningful presence for OLED was a big one, but perhaps just as glaring an absence was... Read More
Will the Tablet Kill the Small-Screen HDTV?
In the lead-up to the International CES, several of the big-name TV manufacturers - including Samsung, LG, and Toshiba - held webinar press conferences to give members of the press a sneak peak at some of the planned product offerings... Read More
Will the Wireless Home Theater System Ever Become a Reality?
It was the year 2005 that I sat down to review my first "wireless" home theater system, which actually required the running of more physical wires than your standard 5.1-channel HT setup. The approach from the start was less about... Read More
Are You Binging on TV Shows?
"Same time next week" is getting harder and harder to stick to, no matter how good the show. But with DVRs, DVDs, Blu-Rays and streaming content providers making anything we want available 24/7, thankfully (?) we don't have to. Read More
Why Are All of the New HDTVs Curved?
I just returned from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, and it was hard to miss in the Central Hall the theme of curved TVs. Hollywood director Michael Bay had a now-famous meltdown at the all-important Samsung press conference when his... Read More
2014 CES Show Report and Photo Slideshow
The 2014 International CES is in the rearview mirror, and now it's time to process all the information that we were bombarded with and try to paint a picture of the year ahead. I'm happy to report that I... Read More