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The 10 Best Audiophile Speakers List - 2009

The 10 Best Audiophile Speakers List - 2009

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

To make our list, the speakers must be currently made and must have a modicum of mainstream distribution, the speakers must be able to play a variety of music or movie generes and there must be a unique value or value proposition regardless of overall price. Read More

 
Study Says HDTVs in More Than 50 Percent of American Homes

Study Says HDTVs in More Than 50 Percent of American Homes

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

According to a report supplied by the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing, 53 percent of U.S. households now own at least one HDTV. That's an 18-point jump from 2008. The report also shows that more HDTV owners are adding HDTV service. Read More

 
Cash For Clunkers - Meet The AV Business

Cash For Clunkers - Meet The AV Business

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about how a longstanding audio industry practice - giving cash or trade-ins on old jalopies so that their owners can afford new rides - can be applied to the audio/video business. Read More

 
Kaleidescape Loses Legal Appeal - Might Be Forced To Stop Making Products

Kaleidescape Loses Legal Appeal - Might Be Forced To Stop Making Products

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

In bad news for both the company and its consumer purchasing base, Kaleidescape has had a court judgment against it upheld on appeal. The judgment prevents Kaleidescape from digitally reproducing DVD-Video content onto its servers. Read More

 
Musical Innovator and Guitarist Les Paul Dead at 94

Musical Innovator and Guitarist Les Paul Dead at 94

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The world of luthiers - that is, makers of guitars - lost a giant with the passing of Les Paul, whose instruments have brought glory to their players. Paul, who was famous as a jazz guitarist in addition to his skill as a guitar-maker, died at the age of ninety-four. Read More

 
Going Direct - The Gold Rush in Today's Specialty Audio-Video Business Has a New Set Of Rules

Going Direct - The Gold Rush in Today's Specialty Audio-Video Business Has a New Set Of Rules

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about how the world of selling has changed, particularly when it comes to selling specialty audio/video products to spending-wary consumers in the new economic climate. Read More

 
Home Theater Review Improves On-site Search Functionality

Home Theater Review Improves On-site Search Functionality

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

After only one year in business, Home Theater Review has 130,000 monthly readers. The publication aims to better serve these readers, and attract more of them, by improving the functionality of the HomeTheaterReview.com home website. Read More

 
Winning and Losing In Las Vegas - Why The AV Business Desperately Needs More Consumer Demand

Winning and Losing In Las Vegas - Why The AV Business Desperately Needs More Consumer Demand

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Okay, we all know the economy has trouble. But instead of working together to get consumers to buy products, it seems that all too often, audio/video manufacturers and dealers have an adversarial relationship, rather than a cooperative one that would benefit both. Read More

 
Home Theater Review Celebrates Its First Year With 128,500 Monthly Readers in July 2009

Home Theater Review Celebrates Its First Year With 128,500 Monthly Readers in July 2009

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Happy Birthday to us! HomeTheaterReview.com turned a year old in July 2009, with 128,5000 monthly readers as part of the family buoyed by the site's reporting in the areas of audio, video, equipment, installation, automation and much more. Read More

 
The Lost Art of The High End Audio-Video Demo

The Lost Art of The High End Audio-Video Demo

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

As retailers should know (though some seem strangely unaware), there's a lot to be gained from giving the customer a hands-on, eyes open, ears tuned experience with the product, especially when the item in question is a piece of high-end audio/video merchandise. Read More