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Holiday Wishes From HomeTheaterReview.com

Holiday Wishes From HomeTheaterReview.com

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Happy holidays to all of our readers. Despite the recession, there are reasons for optimism in the world of home theater. Technologies are getting better and better and prices continue to drop. Soon, it may be possible to watch 3D without the use of those annoying glasses. Audiophiles may soon be listening to music on 24/192 audio files. Read More

 
Greed is Good: New Private Equity Firm Looks To Invest In AV Companies

Greed is Good: New Private Equity Firm Looks To Invest In AV Companies

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Finally, some potential good economic news for the AV business: DMC Capital announced today they will be looking to invest money in consumer electronics companies in various ways. With all apologies to "Wall Street's" Gordon Gekko, greed, for lack of a better way to put it, is overcoming fear with regard to the future of the AV industry. Read More

 
BCS National Championship Game Coming In 3-D To Theaters

BCS National Championship Game Coming In 3-D To Theaters

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The BSC still doesn't have a playoff system, but the two teams selected to compete for College Football's mythical national championship will be seen in 3-D. Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corporation will be broadcasting the game at theaters in 35 states via its proprietary CineLive satellite network using the Sensio 3-D format. Read More

 
More Evidence Howard Stern is Going To Leave Satellite Radio

More Evidence Howard Stern is Going To Leave Satellite Radio

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Inside Radio has reported that Howard Stern is saying he will be leaving Sirius-XM radio when his contract is up in two years. "The King of All Media" was the most highly publicized signing for the satellite radio giant who originally inked him to a five-year deal worth nearly $500,000,000. Read More

 
Report: Tweeter May Reopen While in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Report: Tweeter May Reopen While in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Twice, an industry trade magazine, has indicated that the Tweeter chain of electronics stores may reopen its doors tomorrow to further liquidate their inventory. The company recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Tweeter was one of the largest mid-level retailers in the marketplace and had previously acquired regional retailers like Bryn Mawr Stereo, Hi-Fi Buys and Dow. Read More

 
Five Times the Resolution of 1080p -

Five Times the Resolution of 1080p - "4k Video" and the Digital Cinema Standard

By Andrew Robinson

 

Blu-ray won the HD wars, but it has yet to really take hold because it took awhile for the price of players to come down and for quality titles to become available to consumers. The next frontier in HD video will be something called 4Kwhich is a digital cinema format with a resolution of approximately 4,000 horizontal pixels. Read More

 
Sirius Radio Hanging On By a Thread With Subscribers After Merging With Unpopular XM Music Content

Sirius Radio Hanging On By a Thread With Subscribers After Merging With Unpopular XM Music Content

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The merger between Sirius and XM satellite radio hasn't been a smooth one for the company or for consumers. Mel Karmazin has more or less destroyed a lot of the most popular music programming on Sirius. On-air talent is no longer being heard on the air and subscribers now have to pay more money to get additional tiers of programming. Read More