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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.

Can The Home Theater Business Re-price Itself Back Into The Hearts and Wallets of Consumers?

Can The Home Theater Business Re-price Itself Back Into The Hearts and Wallets of Consumers?

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher, Jerry Del Colliano, takes a look at the in's and out's of how the real estate market ties into the world of custom home theater while asking how dealers can woo consumers back into invest in AV for their homes even in a recessionary market. Read More

 
New VIZIO Higher End XVT Line Offers LED, 240 Hz Refresh and More

New VIZIO Higher End XVT Line Offers LED, 240 Hz Refresh and More

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The XVT Series represents the best that Vizio has to offer, and the company has announced the addition of eight new TV models. Features include a full-array LED backlighting system with local dimming, 240Hz SPS technology, and the VIA Web service. Read More

 
Michael Jackson Dead At 50

Michael Jackson Dead At 50

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The AP wire service has reported that Michael Jackson, the musical superstar often referred to as the King of Pop, has passed away at the age of fifty. Jackson was in the midst of rehearsals for a massive international concert tour at the time of his death. Read More

 
 Silicon Image (SIMG) Show First HDMI 1.4 Parts For

Silicon Image (SIMG) Show First HDMI 1.4 Parts For "Liquid HD" Over Ethernet Systems

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Silicon Image has introduced the SiI9387 port processor and SiI9334 transmitter, the first semiconductor products to incorporate the latest HDMI 1.4 specification features. Read More

 
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