What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon
Sound By Singer is one of those AV retailers that has seemingly been with us since the days of Marconi and his radios so it was a shock when over the mythical AV airwaves came word that Sound By Singer was closing. Now, before you go off and light your candles in a collective moment of silence know that Singer's closing is nothing more than a strategic business ploy and not a sign of an audiophile apocalypse. Read More
Will Private Label AV Brands Kill Off Specialty AV?
Back in the day all a specialty retailer had to do was open up a boutique shop, stock a few name brand products and be open a few minutes longer than then their local bank and sit back and watch the money flow. Nowadays, with the proliferation of brands like Vizio and their endless distribution chains that include Costco and Wal-Mart can the specialty AV retailer survive let alone compete. Read More
AV Forum Home Theater Spot.com Acquired by Parent of HomeTheaterReview.com
HomeTheaterReview.com and HDTVetc.com are both online publications that offer professional, expert views of home electronics technology. Now the two magazines' parent company, Luxury Publishing Group, Inc., has acquired reader-content-oriented site Home Theatre Spot.com. Read More
HomeTheaterReview.com Turns Two Years Old
Different species mature at different rates. For instance, a two-year-old human is still a toddler, but as HomeTheaterReview.com turns two, it is very grown up by online publication standards, with a Google Page Rank (PR5) and a sub-100,000 Alexa rating. Read More
The ABCs of 3D: Key Terms You Need to Know
Wondering what the heck all the new 3D jargon like "auto-stereoscopic" and "holography" means? HomeTheaterReview.com is here to help you figure out what you want and need as TV enters a whole new era of multi-dimensionality. Read More
The Best 3D HDTVs So Far
We know that bigger, better, brighter 3D HDTVs are out there waiting for us to catch up to them in the future, but there's no time like the present to give readers a Top Five list of what's available right now for those who want home 3D today. Read More
Where Is All Of The 3D Content?
This is a really good question, given that it seems a lot easier to find a 3D HDTV than a 3D movie that actually runs in 3D on a home theater system at the moment. This article gives you the pros and cons of buying a system now, vs. waiting until later. Read More
YouTube Now Offering 3D Content
Did you really think YouTube was all just song parodies, videogame previews and cats doing really weird stuff? Turns out the mega-site is now hosting 3D video. Moreover, YouTube allows you a surprisingly large choice in how you want to watch your 3D. Read More
Is Today's Home Theater Equipment Too Good?
For those who have grown up or just lived in Southern California for a long time, the closing of Ken Crane's chain of AV stores is an especially painful (and for many, downright inconvenient) example of the toll the economy is taking on the home theater equipment market. Read More
The Long Term Effect On Animals In Hollywood Movies
Plenty of human beings really want to perform in films, and even when they get the job, the work can take a real toll on their health and psyches. Animals are not capable of giving informed consent for acting work or anything else; when they are mistreated, the results can be deadly. Read More