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HomeTheaterReview.com is famous for their insightful home theater, consumer electronics and AV industry Featured News Stories. No other specialty AV publication offers such insights into the consumer electronics industry than HTR and these articles written by the likes of Jerry Del Colliano, Adrienne Maxwell, Andrew Robinson and others are as good as it gets when it comes to taking a hard look at the future of the hobby, passion and business known as audiophilia, consumer electronics and home theater.

1099 Earners Can't Get Home Loans Thus Aren't Buying Home Theater Systems

1099 Earners Can't Get Home Loans Thus Aren't Buying Home Theater Systems

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

With the recent changes in the economy, banks are much less likely to lend money to anybody who works for 1099s as opposed to W-2s. Many of these people make a lot of money, but with the housing market slumping and a credit crunch on, banks are just not handing over funds to 1099 workers and that is preventing many of them from purchasing big ticket A/V specialty items. Read More

 
Building a Reference Grade Media Room on a Budget - Part One

Building a Reference Grade Media Room on a Budget - Part One

By Andrew Robinson

 

Get an inside look at how Andrew Robinson built a custom home theater system to reference standards without blowing his modest budget. Tricks to save money on upgrading your own home theater abound here. Read More

 
Some Networks Fear That Apple Is Going To Destroy Television

Some Networks Fear That Apple Is Going To Destroy Television

By Pierce O'Toole

 

It seems that PC manufacturers aren't the only ones worried about Apple. Apple's announcement that it is bringing out the new Apple TV, which will make television episodes available for rental on an individual basis. This may further erode the live viewer base. Read More

 
An Insiders Guide To DVD/Blu-ray Rental Services Like Netflix, Blockbuster & Redbox

An Insiders Guide To DVD/Blu-ray Rental Services Like Netflix, Blockbuster & Redbox

By Andrew Robinson

 

With all those video rental companies out there, ever wonder and/or get confused by which one offers what? This exclusive HomeTheaterReview.com article is here to help you figure out who you want to rent from, depending on your specific needs. Read More

 
What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon

What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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?

Will Private Label AV Brands Kill Off Specialty AV?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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

AV Forum Home Theater Spot.com Acquired by Parent of HomeTheaterReview.com

By 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

HomeTheaterReview.com Turns Two Years Old

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

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

The ABCs of 3D: Key Terms You Need to Know

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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

The Best 3D HDTVs So Far

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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