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Its important for every one from the audiophile consumer to the AV store owner to a Wall Street stock analyst to stay on top of the news that surrounds the world of consumer electronics. With billions of dollars of sales worldwide, public companies and cutting edge technologies designed to converge computers and entertainment - the CE business is an every changing marketplace. This HomeTheaterReview.com news archive will keep you with your finger on the pulse of what's going on in the world of all things consumer electronics.

Cary Audio Introduces Brand Ambassador Program

Cary Audio Introduces Brand Ambassador Program

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Cary Audio continues to expand its online footprint with the introduction of the Brand Ambassador program. Consumers who purchase Cary Audio products via CaryDirect.com and then promote them through social media and forum sites can earn Cash Points toward future... Read More

 
Surging 4K Demand Helped TVs Remain King on Black Friday

Surging 4K Demand Helped TVs Remain King on Black Friday

By Jeff Berman

 

Once again, TVs were a big sales draw over the long Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend, but this year saw a huge jump in 4K TV sales, thanks to a huge drop in 4K prices. Read More

 
The Year in Review ... and a Look Ahead

The Year in Review ... and a Look Ahead

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell looks back at the major home theater news and developments of 2016 and questions what will happen in the year ahead. Read More

 
SnapAV Acquires Autonomic Controls

SnapAV Acquires Autonomic Controls

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

SnapAV recently announced the acquisition of Autonomic Controls, a company known for high-end multi-room music servers and related products. SnapAV is both a manufacturer and distributor of A/V products, and Autonomic will join brands like SunBrite, Episode Speakers, Dragonfly Projection... Read More

 
Tessera Completes Its Acquisition of DTS

Tessera Completes Its Acquisition of DTS

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Tessera Holding Corporation has announced that it has completed its acquistion of DTS, which was first announced back in September. The newly combined company will introduce a new corporate name, brand, and logo during the first quarter of 2017. From... Read More

 
Samsung Will Acquire HARMAN International

Samsung Will Acquire HARMAN International

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Huge news on this Monday morning, as Samsung announced that it will acquire HARMAN International for $8 billion. For Samsung, the acquistion is mostly about strengthening its position in the connected car market, where HARMAN is reportedly the market leader.... Read More

 
My Invitation to a Hollywood Celeb's Home Theater

My Invitation to a Hollywood Celeb's Home Theater

By Myron Ho

 

So, I was talking to Tom Hanks one day, and the topic of conversation came around to my work as a reviewer of home theater equipment. He had just finished installing what he thought was a kick-ass home theater. Next... Read More

 
LeEco Enters U.S. TV Market

LeEco Enters U.S. TV Market

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The name LeEco may not be familiar to U.S. consumers, but the China-based electronics company has a strong global presence. LeEco emerged on the U.S. radar in a major way back in July when it purchased VIZIO for $2 billion.... Read More

 
Home Entertainment Spending Continues to Rise, the DEG Finds

Home Entertainment Spending Continues to Rise, the DEG Finds

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) has released its third-quarter report, which reveals that consumer spending on home entertainment products rose 3.8 percent compared with Q3 of 2015. Thus far, home entertainment product sales are up 2.5 percent for the year.... Read More

 
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner

AT&T to Acquire Time Warner

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FierceCable is reporting that AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion. The acquisition would make AT&T, which already owns DirecTV, a much more powerful content provider, as the company would take ownership of HBO, the Turner networks, and Warner... Read More