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
Will the Xbox One Ever Become the Complete Home Entertainment Hub It Aspires to Be?
Once upon a time, there was a videogame console that was positioned by its creator as a "complete all-in-one games and entertainment system"--a next-generation console that could be used not only to play the latest and greatest Halo game, but... Read More
Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall
Jerry Del Colliano offers five suggestions to help dealers earn new customers and build stronger relationships with existing ones. Read More
DIY Speakers Take the Stage at Midwest Audiofest
Brent Butterworth recently paid a visit to Midfest Audiofest and its annual Speaker Design Competition. Check out some of more interesting creations he saw and heard. Read More
Is "TV Everywhere" Finally Living Up to Its Name?
Adrienne Maxwell discusses the state of the "TV Everywhere" initiative and gives an overview the options offered by the major cable/satellite providers. Read More