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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

 
Where Is All Of The 3D Content?

Where Is All Of The 3D Content?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

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

YouTube Now Offering 3D Content

By Andrew Robinson

 

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?

Is Today's Home Theater Equipment Too Good?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

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

The Long Term Effect On Animals In Hollywood Movies

By Andrew Robinson

 

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

 
Beavis and Butthead To Return To MTV

Beavis and Butthead To Return To MTV

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Before Mike Judge made King of the Hill and Office Space, back when MTV not only stood for Music Television but actually aired it, Beavis and Butthead was the gold standard of brilliantly moronic and taboo-breaking cable animation programming. Read More