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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.

Last Chance at Circuit Liquidation Sale is This Sunday

Last Chance at Circuit Liquidation Sale is This Sunday

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Great American has pulled the plug on the Circuit City chain a week earlier than expected. One possible reason is that the going-out-of-business sale in the stores has caused such a rush of purchasing that there isn't a whole lot left for bargain hunters to buy. Read More

 
Spinal Tap To Tour In 2009

Spinal Tap To Tour In 2009

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Turn your amps up to 11 because Spinal Tap has just announced they will be touring in 2009. The faux heavy metal band created by director Rob Reiner for his film, "This is Spinal Tap" will be on their "Unwigged and Unplugged Tour". Harry Shearer, aka bassist Derrick Smalls, will lead the group on the tour. Read More

 
Dish Network Loses Over 100,000 Subscribers In Q4 2008 - More Expected

Dish Network Loses Over 100,000 Subscribers In Q4 2008 - More Expected

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Echostar's Dish Network is in a little trouble. The satellite provider lost over 100,000 subscribers in the forth quarter of 2008. This news comes as Dish Network is about to end its relationship with AT&T Read More

 
Sherwood's New $439 Bluetooth AV Receiver - Can It Do It All?

Sherwood's New $439 Bluetooth AV Receiver - Can It Do It All?

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The latest A/V receiver from Sherwood America, the RD-7503, offers high performance at a suggested retail price of just $439. The RD-7503 is a 100-watt x7 receiver which includes Bluetooth audio streaming, HDMI 1.3 audio repeater capability and lossless audio decoding Read More

 
NHT Goes

NHT Goes "Dark" In Bad Economy

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Now Hear This, aka NHT, is a speaker company with an interesting way to get around tough financial times. NHT isn't filing for bankruptcy or going out of business. Instead, the firm plans to sell its current inventory and then simply take a break for awhile. Read More

 
Apple's 2009 iLife Will Teach People How To Play a Musical Instrument

Apple's 2009 iLife Will Teach People How To Play a Musical Instrument

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The latest thing you can do with an Apple product? Learn how to play a musical instrument. Steve Jobs and company's new Apple iLife 2009 can be used to learn to play the instrument of your choice. iLife 2009 also features nine tutorials from famous rock stars like Sting, John Fogerty and Sarah MacLachlan. Read More

 
Vizio Now Number 2 Flat HDTV Seller in America - Samsung Is Tops

Vizio Now Number 2 Flat HDTV Seller in America - Samsung Is Tops

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Look out, Samsung. The breath you feel on the back of your neck comes from Vizio, who has just passed Sony to become the second largest HDTV seller in the United States with a 14.3 percent market share. Samsung currently leads the market with a 20.2 percent share. Read More

 
Specialty AV Brands Look To Dealers To

Specialty AV Brands Look To Dealers To "Push" Their Products Over Creating New Consumer Demand

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

If you are a manufacturer of specialty audio/video products, you want to retailers carrying your products to do something more aggressive about moving the merchandise than just directing customers to the right aisle and swiping the occasional credit card. Read More

 
DirecTV Investor Lends Over $500,000,000 To Sirius XM (SIRI)

DirecTV Investor Lends Over $500,000,000 To Sirius XM (SIRI)

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The company behind much of the backing of DirecTV has come to the rescue of struggling satellite radio provider, XM Sirius. Draws like Howard Stern and to a lesser extent Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart have helped the network but its not out of Read More

 
Are Blu-ray's Days Numbered? The Half Life of AV Disc Theory

Are Blu-ray's Days Numbered? The Half Life of AV Disc Theory

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano muses about the longevity (or lack thereof) of various audio/video formats, including the current HD champ Blu-ray, and how and why the companies change their offerings for the consumer. Read More