What's the Difference Between Frame Rate and Refresh Rate?
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 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
Why the "Store Within a Store" Approach Makes Sense for CE Manufacturers
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
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
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
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
Would You Buy a Kenmore Branded TV?
Sears has introduced its own Kenmore-branded line of HD and UHD televisions, but will consumers embrace it? Jeff Berman discusses why retailers like Sears, Best Buy, and Amazon chose to introduce their own brands to an already-crowded market. Read More
What's the Ideal Speaker Driver Configuration?
Is there an ideal driver configuration for speakers? Brent Butterworth discusses the strengths and weaknesses of various driver configurations. Does he have a favorite? Follow the link to find out. Read More
10 Great Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs to Begin Your Collection
Are you ready to embrace Ultra HD Blu-ray? We recommend 10 great UHD Blu-ray discs to begin building your collection. Read More
Are Active HDMI Cables Right for You?
What is an active HDMI cable, and when should you consider buying one? Adrienne Maxwell explains in this week's featured news story. Read More