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Is Brighter Better? LED HDTVs Are Flying Off Of Store Shelves

Is Brighter Better? LED HDTVs Are Flying Off Of Store Shelves

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

"LED TVs" are all the rage. An LCD TV that uses an LED-based lighting system instead of a CCFL backlight, this new design can allow for high brightness, improved energy efficiency, and sleeker form factors. But how do they measure up in the performance realm? Read More

 
Howard Stern Banned From Sirius-XM App on New iPhone

Howard Stern Banned From Sirius-XM App on New iPhone

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

They call him the King of All Media but just not smartphones - thanks to Sirius XM. Shock Jock Howard Stern is being kept off of Sirius XM's phones for now because of the nature of his show. He is also kept from broadcast in many rental cars that have satellite radio. Read More

 
Solutions For Recycling Your Televisions As You

Solutions For Recycling Your Televisions As You "Transition" To A New HDTV

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

With the transition from analog to digital and CRT televisions to flat panel, older models need to be disposed of. Home Theater Review offers some help. Read More

 
HDMI 1.4 - Another New Example of Planned Obsolesce Imposed On The Home Theater Market

HDMI 1.4 - Another New Example of Planned Obsolesce Imposed On The Home Theater Market

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano weighs in on the way that a lot of home video products, including HDMI L4, are designed in ways that mean they will either not be compatible with newer items or fail to work altogether in the foreseeable future. Read More

 
3M's New Vikuiti Film Aims To Help Save Power For Flat HDTVs By Up To 30 Percent

3M's New Vikuiti Film Aims To Help Save Power For Flat HDTVs By Up To 30 Percent

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

3M has created a new film for monitors that is designed to regulate light management, which in turn helps energy efficiency, amongst other benefits. Read More

 
Microsoft's Xbox 360 To Offer 1080p Movie Downloads This Fall

Microsoft's Xbox 360 To Offer 1080p Movie Downloads This Fall

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Without question the most successful new product for Microsoft in 10 years has been Xbox 360 which competes favorably with Sony's Playstation 3. Now it downloads movies right onto the game console in 1080p resolution. Read More

 
What The AV Business Can Learn From Chef Alice Waters and The Slow Food Movement

What The AV Business Can Learn From Chef Alice Waters and The Slow Food Movement

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about why, even though they would seem on the surface to be completely different topics, the audio/video industry and the slow food movement have certain similarities that can benefit the former. Read More

 
Krell Releases S-1200 and S-1200u Surround Sound Preamp/Processors

Krell Releases S-1200 and S-1200u Surround Sound Preamp/Processors

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The S-1200 surround sound preamp/processor is now available from Krell Industries. This new model took more than two years to design and is the latest addition to the Krell HMI 1.3 capable surround sound processor lineup. Read More

 
Bang & Olufsen launches $111,000 BeoVision 4 103-inch Plasma HDTV

Bang & Olufsen launches $111,000 BeoVision 4 103-inch Plasma HDTV

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The new BeoVision 4 103-inch plasma from Bang & Olufson is one of the biggest televisions on the market and the only one of its stature to include a stand that can tilt or lift the screen so owners can achieve an optimum viewing position with just the touch of a button. Read More

 
Circuit City To Relaunch As An Online Play

Circuit City To Relaunch As An Online Play

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Circuit City, which feels to most of us like it went into business back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, has been gone from the landscape for awhile now. However, as HomeTheaterReview.com expected, the company is making a return on the Internet. Read More