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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.

TAVES 2014 Brings the Latest and Greatest in CE to Toronto

TAVES 2014 Brings the Latest and Greatest in CE to Toronto

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The 2014 Toronto Audio Video Entertainment Show (TAVES) will take place at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto between October 31st and November 2nd. This year's show promises an expanded show floor featuring almost 300 consumer electronics brands, including... Read More

 
Consumer Sentiment Toward Tech Spending Remains Strong

Consumer Sentiment Toward Tech Spending Remains Strong

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Consumer Electronics Association's recent Index of Consumer Technology Expectations (ICTE) shows that consumer confidence toward tech spending in September was higher than it has been in years past, despite a small decrease from the previous ICTE report. The CEA... Read More

 
Should You Open A Stereo Store?

Should You Open A Stereo Store?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

It's a crazy question, isn't it: should you (or someone you know) open a stereo store? It's no breaking news story that the traditional stereo store has been vanishing from the mainstream retail landscape, but is the business model totally... Read More

 
SVS Subwoofers Now in Magnolia Design Center

SVS Subwoofers Now in Magnolia Design Center

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

SVS continues to expand its distribution channels, announcing this past week that the company's subwoofer products will now be sold through Magnolia Design Centers inside Best Buy. As always, you can continue to purchase the products directly at SVSound.com; or,... Read More

 
CEDIA 2014 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CEDIA 2014 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell discusses the major themes of CEDIA 2014 and provides details on some of the hottest new products on display. Read More

 
Verizon to Introduce A La Carte Internet TV Service

Verizon to Introduce A La Carte Internet TV Service

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

According to sources like The Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam told participants at a recent investor conference that the company plans to launch an Internet-based TV service in the first half 2015 that will include... Read More

 
Pioneer Sells Home AV Business to Onkyo

Pioneer Sells Home AV Business to Onkyo

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Reuters reported late last week that Pioneer Corp. is selling its home AV business to Onkyo Corp., that Pioneer will take a 14.95 percent stake in Onkyo, and that both brands will remain intact. Here is that brief report: From... Read More

 
Set-Top Box Energy Efficiency Agreement Is Saving Consumers Millions

Set-Top Box Energy Efficiency Agreement Is Saving Consumers Millions

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

According to a new report, the voluntary energy-efficiency agreement that was made between the pay-TV providers, CE manufacturers, and energy-efficiency advocates saved consumers $168 million and reduced nearly 842,000 metric tons of CO2 per year. Eighty five percent of the... Read More

 
WiSA Membership Grows By 50 Percent

WiSA Membership Grows By 50 Percent

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Wireless Speaker & Audio Association (WiSA) is experiencing good growth. The group's mission is to advance the adoption of wireless high-resolution, multichannel audio, and we first highlighted those efforts back in February in our story Will the Wireless Home... Read More

 
Live TV Viewing Still Strong Among Adults, Nielsen Says

Live TV Viewing Still Strong Among Adults, Nielsen Says

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

In a recent report, Nielsen provided a breakdown of live-TV viewing versus time-shifted viewing in different TV markets around the country. The overall findings show that live TV still outpaces time-shifted content in every market among adults ages 25 to... Read More