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TVs Ruled on Black Friday 2015

TVs Ruled on Black Friday 2015

By Jeff Berman

 

Consumer electronics are always hot commodities on Black Friday, with TVs leading the charge. This year, TVs seemed to be even more in demand than usual, Jeff Berman found, although that doesn't necessarily equal big profits for the retailers that open their doors early. Read More

 
Sorting the Sizzle From the Bacon When Choosing an AV Installer

Sorting the Sizzle From the Bacon When Choosing an AV Installer

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

We certainly need to encourage new, young AV installers, but make sure youth doesn't equal inexperience when picking a dealer for your next install. Jerry Del Colliano provides a list of questions to ask prospective installation companies. Read More

 
Six AV Trends We're Thankful For

Six AV Trends We're Thankful For

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

'Tis the season to reflect on everything we're thankful for, and that's exactly what we do in this week's featured news story. Adrienne Maxwell discusses six trends that we think are good for the long-term health and enjoyment of our hobby. Read More

 
What Your System Needs to Enjoy Dolby Atmos Today

What Your System Needs to Enjoy Dolby Atmos Today

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Thinking about assembling a Dolby Atmos-capable system? Adrienne Maxwell discusses what products you need and what products are available. Read More

 
Electronics Recycling Challenges Still Abound for the CE Industry

Electronics Recycling Challenges Still Abound for the CE Industry

By Jeff Berman

 

The consumer electronics industry has made a lot of strides in the area of recycling, but as Jeff Berman discusses, a number of challenges remain. Read More

 
The Importance of Good AV Support

The Importance of Good AV Support

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Every instance of bad customer service and support hurts our entire industry, says Jerry Del Colliano, who discusses some of the simple ways that AV dealers can build customer loyalty. Read More

 
Is Amazon Suffering an Identity Crisis?

Is Amazon Suffering an Identity Crisis?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

You probably know that Amazon recently introduced its second-generation Fire TV streaming media player, which supports 4K streaming, uses a faster processor, offers more comprehensive voice search, and includes internal storage. (I just picked up a sample for review, so... Read More

 
CEDIA 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CEDIA 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell discusses general trends and highlights specific products that were on display at the recent CEDIA Expo. Read More

 
An Open Letter to Apple's Tim Cook Regarding HD Music

An Open Letter to Apple's Tim Cook Regarding HD Music

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano has a question for Tim Cook: Why won't Apple sell hi-res music through the iTunes Music Store? Read More

 
How to Choose a Subwoofer for Surround Sound or Stereo

How to Choose a Subwoofer for Surround Sound or Stereo

By Brent Butterworth

 

If you're in the market for a new subwoofer, you've probably got lots of questions. Brent Butterworth tackles a variety of topics--from driver size and amp rating to cabinet type (sealed or ported) to the ideal number of subs to use in your room. Read More