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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.

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

 
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