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CEDIA Expo 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CEDIA Expo 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Dennis Burger

 

What were the hottest new products and emerging trends at this year's CEDIA Expo? Check out our show report and photo slideshow for all the details. Read More

 
What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?

What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Tired of paying too much money for too many TV channels that you don't watch? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the new trend of offering "skinny" TV bundles and lets you know what's available in that category. Read More

 
Examining My Love/Hate Relationship with Video Discs

Examining My Love/Hate Relationship with Video Discs

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

The disc format still delivers the best picture and sound quality in the AV realm, and Ultra HD Blu-ray takes it to the next level. But there's also no denying the video disc's many little annoyances. Read More

 
We Are All Shopping for the Nth Degree

We Are All Shopping for the Nth Degree

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

A recent trip to see Bowers & Wilkins' new flagship Diamond Series speaker, the 800 D3, got Jerry Del Colliano thinking about levels of performance in our AV systems. How much are you willing to pay for the Nth degree of performance? Read More

 
What's the Difference Between Frame Rate and Refresh Rate?

What's the Difference Between Frame Rate and Refresh Rate?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell explains the difference between frame rate and refresh rate and what that means for your new 4K source devices, AV receivers, and TVs. Read More

 
The Demographics of AV Enthusiasts Are Changing Faster Than the AV Business

The Demographics of AV Enthusiasts Are Changing Faster Than the AV Business

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The demographics of AV shoppers are changing. Baby Boomers are spending less, and Millennials are reluctant to spend more. Jerry Del Colliano suggests ways for the AV industry to adapt to this sea change. Read More

 
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Why the "Store Within a Store" Approach Makes Sense for CE Manufacturers

By Jeff Berman

 

Apple has had a good amount of success with its dedicated retail stores, but other manufacturers haven't fared as well. Jeff Berman discusses why the "store within a store" approach might be the safer way to go. Read More

 
Why Subwoofer Distortion Is Different From Amplifier Distortion

Why Subwoofer Distortion Is Different From Amplifier Distortion

By Brent Butterworth

 

Brent Butterworth explains what distortion numbers mean and why a subwoofer can get away with having much higher distortion than an amplifier. Read More

 
The State of 4K Front Projection

The State of 4K Front Projection

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Are you looking to assemble a big-screen 4K video system? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the state of 4K in the front-projection home theater market. Read More

 
How to Become a Millionaire in the Audio/Video Business

How to Become a Millionaire in the Audio/Video Business

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The old adage in Napa Valley is that, if you want to become a millionaire in the wine business, start with $20,000,000. This is becoming truth in the specialty audio/video business, as well. This business was created and supported by... Read More