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Surging 4K Demand Helped TVs Remain King on Black Friday

Surging 4K Demand Helped TVs Remain King on Black Friday

By Jeff Berman

 

Once again, TVs were a big sales draw over the long Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend, but this year saw a huge jump in 4K TV sales, thanks to a huge drop in 4K prices. Read More

 
The Year in Review ... and a Look Ahead

The Year in Review ... and a Look Ahead

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell looks back at the major home theater news and developments of 2016 and questions what will happen in the year ahead. Read More

 
Will Recent Phone and Washer Recalls Affect Samsung TV Sales?

Will Recent Phone and Washer Recalls Affect Samsung TV Sales?

By Jeff Berman

 

You may have heard that Samsung has had a run of bad luck, forced to recall both phones and washing machines. Will these recalls affect the company's TV sales, perhaps chip into its dominance in the category? Jeff Berman asks the experts. Read More

 
Home Theater Disaster Stories, Volume 1

Home Theater Disaster Stories, Volume 1

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Has disaster ever befallen your home theater rig? Have you ever fried a piece of gear or destroyed it in some wonderfully creative fashion? Jerry Del Colliano shares a couple good disaster stories in this week's featured news article. Read More

 
Making Audio Great Again

Making Audio Great Again

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

How do we make the audio market great again? According to Jerry Del Colliano, it's already great. Let him tell you all the reasons why in this week's featured news story. Read More

 
Five Questions to Ask Before Shopping for Your Next HDTV

Five Questions to Ask Before Shopping for Your Next HDTV

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Getting ready to buy a new TV for yourself or a loved one? Recent advancements and changes in the TV marketplace may create lots of questions. Adrienne Maxwell discusses five questions you should ask before shopping for your next TV. Read More

 
TV Makers Are Still Trying to Address the Weakness of Flat-Panel TV Sound Quality

TV Makers Are Still Trying to Address the Weakness of Flat-Panel TV Sound Quality

By Jeff Berman

 

It's no secret that flat-panel TVs usually have poor audio quality. What are TV manufacturers doing to address this, and is it really a priority? Jeff Berman discusses. Read More

 
Our Reviewers' Guide to Having More Fun With Your AV System

Our Reviewers' Guide to Having More Fun With Your AV System

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Sometimes we can get so caught up in analyzing and tweaking our AV systems that we forget to actually enjoy them. This week, the HTR writers highlight music and movie demos that are just plain fun. Read More

 
What TV Shows Do You Binge-Watch and Why?

What TV Shows Do You Binge-Watch and Why?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Are you looking for a new show to binge on? Jerry Del Colliano gives his picks for TV shows, both old and new, that are definitely binge-worthy. Read More

 
How Hollywood Blew the Launch of Ultra HD Blu-ray

How Hollywood Blew the Launch of Ultra HD Blu-ray

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

When it comes to the launch of the Ultra HD Blu-ray format, Jerry Del Colliano is not impressed with how the studios and manufacturers have handled things. Read More