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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.

Old School Audiophile Companies Resisting The Hybrid AV Business Model

Old School Audiophile Companies Resisting The Hybrid AV Business Model

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. If that's true then there should be a second part to the adage which should go, you also can't teach a dusty old audiophile manufacturer how to sell new technologies for no other link in the chain is more resistant to going with the flow than a manufacturer still clinging to their audiophile heritage. Read More

 
Everybody Loves Applications

Everybody Loves Applications

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

 

Apps aren't just for your mobile devices - they are increasingly prevalent and even necessary in home technology, including home theater systems. This article examines some of the more popular home tech apps and talks about which ones may be best suited to your needs. Read More

 
Is 2D The New 3D?

Is 2D The New 3D?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano has been to the CEDIA trade show in Georgia, and shares his thoughts here on why, even if 3D is not your thing, there are good reasons you may want to watch 2D content on a 3D set. Read More

 
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Adrienne Maxwell

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Adrienne Maxwell

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Adrienne Maxwell evaluates the mood at the exhibition and talks about what Sharp, JVC, Epson, Vivitek, Kaleidescape, Russound/Colorado vNet, Autonomic Controls and Disney had to offer. Read More

 
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Ken Taraszka

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Ken Taraszka

By Dr. Ken Taraszka

 

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Ken Taraszka talks about this year's time- and space-saving changes on the part of CEDIA, along with his take on new products from Meridian, Anthem/Paradigm, Speaker Craft, Classe, Bryston, and many more. Read More

 
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Jerry Del Colliano

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Jerry Del Colliano

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The one issue on everybody's minds this year was the economy and how it is affecting the industry. The show was smaller this year but the people who were there are the survivors and the more serious industry professionals. 3D technology was also everywhere but Read More

 
2010 CEDIA Show Report From Andrew Robinson

2010 CEDIA Show Report From Andrew Robinson

By Andrew Robinson

 

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Andrew Robinson was less than impressed with some of what he saw at this year's show, but provides the low-down on various aspects of what was there, including many variations on 3D for the home theater market. Read More

 
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