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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

 
Crestron Reacts To Apple's iPad By Opening Up More Local Distribution

Crestron Reacts To Apple's iPad By Opening Up More Local Distribution

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

You've heard the saying, "You can't fight City Hall." In the case of portable electronics, City Hall equates with Apple's line of i-devices. However, the home automation company Crestron is putting up a challenge to City Hall - that is, Apple's iPad - with an expansion of local distribution. Read More

 
Home Theater Video Nears Digital Cinema Standard Thanks To Advances In Digital Technologies

Home Theater Video Nears Digital Cinema Standard Thanks To Advances In Digital Technologies

By Andrew Robinson

 

Technology continues to advance. Now, even movie industry professionals like legendary director Francis Ford Coppola acknowledge that home theater equipment is at least as good as what is at your local movie theater. Want proof? Coppola, for example, uses a SIM2 home theater projector in his postproduction suites when coloring and mastering his films. Read More

 
Blue and Bright Sell More Video

Blue and Bright Sell More Video

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The human eye likes blue. TV manufacturers know this, which is why many TVs are pre-calibrated to be overly blue. It may give the whites a lot of pop under the lights of a retail floor, but it's not the ideal setting for a home environment. The solution? Calibration is a must. Read More

 
A Weekend With Francis Ford Coppola and SIM2

A Weekend With Francis Ford Coppola and SIM2

By Andrew Robinson

 

Italian projector manufacturer SIM2 recently partnered with legendary filmmaker and wine coinsure Francis Ford Coppola. To kick off this unique partnership, SIM2 flew a few AV industry guests, including Home Theater Review's Andrew Robinson, to the Napa Valley in Northern California for a chance to meet with the cinematic icon. Read More

 
Using iTunes To Control Your Audiophile Music Collection

Using iTunes To Control Your Audiophile Music Collection

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Curious how to coax the best performance out of your digital music collection? Do you use iTunes? Then you owe it to yourself and your beloved music collection to check out this article that tells you everything you need to know when it comes to transforming Apple's iTunes into the audiophile source of choice. Read More