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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

 
YouTube Offers 4K Video Streaming

YouTube Offers 4K Video Streaming

By Andrew Robinson

 

Ever sat waiting for the latest video of a cat playing the piano to load on YouTube and thought to yourself, if only this video clip could be in 4K. No. Well you're not alone but that hasn't stopped YouTube from announcing its support for 4K streaming video, which is superior to the 1080p video coming off your Blu-ray discs, but will probably choke your Internet connection something fierce. Read More

 
Some THIEL Loudspeakers To Be Sold At Amazon - Some Specialty Dealers Not Pleased

Some THIEL Loudspeakers To Be Sold At Amazon - Some Specialty Dealers Not Pleased

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

THIEL has announced that Amazon.com will be carrying a number of their products, much to the dismay of audio specialty dealers. Among the items to be sold on the Internet retailer are smaller bookshelf speakers, architectural speakers and some subwoofers like the THIEL PowerPoint line and their DewPoint outdoor speakers. Read More

 
Video Games Could Be 3D's Killer Application

Video Games Could Be 3D's Killer Application

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Designers of video games are forever striving to make their creations more immersive. It would seem that the 3D format is ideally suited to serve this desire, as it would allow players much greater depth and breadth as they go from level to level. Read More

 
Hulu Announces Pay Membership with Hulu Plus

Hulu Announces Pay Membership with Hulu Plus

By Andrew Robinson

 

In a move that can only be described as what are they thinking Hulu has decided to offer a package where by their loyal fans can now PAY for the privilege to watch programming that just a day prior was FREE. Claiming to offer better shows and more premium movies with fewer commercials, Hulu Plus is attempting to take a bite out of your cable/satellite bill. Read More

 
Would Jimi Hendrix Use Auto-Tune If He Were Alive Today?

Would Jimi Hendrix Use Auto-Tune If He Were Alive Today?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano takes on the controversy about auto-tune technology, and whether its use improves or desecrates rock classics by "fixing" notes that the original performers attempted but failed to hit. Read More

 
NHL Hockey Could Be Key To 3D HDTV Success For ESPN

NHL Hockey Could Be Key To 3D HDTV Success For ESPN

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Hockey fans tend to be a particularly visceral bunch, so that, even more than other sports enthusiasts, they would seem primed to appreciate seeing the games in 3D - imagine pucks flying right off the ice right at your face. This might really benefit ESPN, which transmits the NFL games on TV. Read More

 
Legacy HDTVs Should Fear 2010 Analog Sunset Cutoff

Legacy HDTVs Should Fear 2010 Analog Sunset Cutoff

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

It seems like HDTVs should be safe from the 2010 analog signal transmission cutoff that will affect old analog TV sets (and cripple those only receiving signals from "rabbit ears" antennae), HomeTheaterReview.com explains why there could be trouble. Read More

 
Netflix Streaming App Coming to the iPhone

Netflix Streaming App Coming to the iPhone

By Andrew Robinson

 

News of Netflix offering streaming support on iPhones is bound to please streaming fanatics and Netflix true believers however the question still remains are cell networks fast enough (without WiFi) to make streaming your favorite television show or film worth it. Read More

 
3D Glasses Don't Work On All 3D HDTVs

3D Glasses Don't Work On All 3D HDTVs

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

VHS and Beta, PC and Mac - and now these 3D glasses vs. those 3D glasses. Yes, the manufacturers are at it again, creating electronic accessories that only work with certain brands. This forces brand loyalty, but it also fosters buyer irritation. Read More