The Importance of Good AV Support
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?
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
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
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
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
Building a Smart Home Is Cheaper and Easier Than You Think
Wireless technologies have made it easier than ever to set up a DIY smart home; and, as Adrienne Maxwell discovers, a wide range of smart-home products are just a car ride away. Read More
Will Hisense's Purchase of the Sharp Brand Work Out for the Chinese TV Maker?
Hisense recently purchased the Sharp TV brand in the Americas. Will this move help the Chinese TV manufacturer gain a stronger foothold in the U.S. market? Jeff Berman discusses. Read More
Which Multi-room Wireless Audio System Is Right for You?
Adrienne Maxwell gives an overview of the major multi-room wireless audio platforms on the market, including Sonos, HEOS, Play-Fi, Bluesound, and more. Read More
Is Automation the New "Audiophile"?
These days, it isn't just about getting the best performance from your AV system; it's about getting a great, flexible control experience to go along with it. Jerry Del Colliano discusses how much the automation landscape has changed. Read More
How to Dramatically Improve Your TV's Performance in 10 Seconds
If you find yourself less than impressed with the picture quality on your new HD or UHD television, the simple act of changing the picture mode may change your mind. Read More