Value Is The New Luxury For Home Theater & Audio Enthusiasts
In an ever-changing and ever-improving environment, AV consumers have begun to demand components that can do a lot more for a lot less, which is not a bad thing and Home Theater Review understands and supports this standpoint. Read More
Will Apple Go HD on Its Pending iCloud Music Download Service?
Apple is on the verge of launching a cloud-based music service so that users can have access to music whenever they want it, eliminating the need for local storage. The question remains: Of what quality will that music be? Read More
Why Are Some Audiophiles Scared of Bob Hodas?
Bob Hodas does something mysterious and powerful, which can cause fear, but really it is helpful and wonderful and can make your system sing if you take what he does for what it is and embrace it. Read More
Can Burnt Bridges Be Mended Between Audiophile Retailers' Scorched Customers?
Audiophile retailers and consumers are in a bit of a battle, but it doesn't have to be that way. Jerry Del Colliano presents a few ideas that both groups can put into practice to get things back on track. Read More
The Power of Twitter
Andrew Robinson made a simple, honest request of Audyssey via Twitter, and was met with something he not only didn't expect, but something that is inexcusable from a customer service point of view. Read More
No Active 3D Standard Leaves Door Open For Passive 3D HDTVs
It happened with HDMI and now it seems that video companies have done it again with 3D. With their rush to launch a new product featuring the very latest technology, the manufacturers forgot to work together to agree to a standard that was meaningful and mindful of the needs of the consumer. Read More
The Best Seat in the House Isn't in Your House: A Look at Bowers & Wilkins' Jaguar Sound System
Unless you are actually in the industry, and perhaps even then, chances are that you spend much more of your music-listening time in your car than you do in your home. Bowers & Wilkins designed their Jaguar sound system with this in mind. Read More
What California's Retroactive Sales Tax Means to Online and Out-of-State AV Retailers and Consumers Alike
When it comes to our nation's tax code it reads more like a choose your own adventure than a how-to and California's tax code isn't exactly better for their retroactive sales tax code is among the hardest to understand. Home Theater Review publisher, Jerry Del Colliano, weighs in on this rather unknown tax code. Read More
DirecTV's Premium VOD To Launch This Thursday For $30 Says Industry Source
According to Engadget.com, an electronics Internet site, DirecTV is taking a gamble that home entertainment enthusiasts are willing to spend more than the price of two movie tickets, as the company's premium VOD service launches this Thursday at $30 per download. Read More
DirecTV Partners With Movie Studios to Take on Theater Chains with Unimpressive Results
In a move that has caused motion picture distributors to strenuously object, a number of major studios, including Universal, Fox, Sony, Warner Brothers and Universal, have joined forces with DirecTV to bring major film titles to VOD sixty days after theatrical release. Read More