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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.

Pioneer Sells Home AV Business to Onkyo

Pioneer Sells Home AV Business to Onkyo

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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

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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

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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

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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

 
Pakedge Donates $200,000 in Gear to Help Train Network Techs

Pakedge Donates $200,000 in Gear to Help Train Network Techs

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Networking skills have become vital to our industry. Pakedge Device & Software, a company that specializes in enterprise-level networking products, recently donated $200,000 in networking hardware to Orange Coast College in California to help the next generation of network technicians... Read More

 
Wireworld Releasing Series 7 Cables

Wireworld Releasing Series 7 Cables

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Wireworld Cable Technology is releasing their latest line of USB Audio cables, the Platinum Starlight® 7 USB and Silver Starlight® 7 USB. Wireworld cables are very fast at 10.2Gbps, are well-insulated and have a good reputation in the industry after... Read More

 
Nielsen To Count Mobile Devices In Ratings

Nielsen To Count Mobile Devices In Ratings

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For years the Nielsen system has been used to rate television shows. With the rise of mobile devices and people cutting the cord, however, they have gotten with the times and will now be using mobile device viewing habits as... Read More

 
Android TV Next To Join The Fray

Android TV Next To Join The Fray

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With Apple TV, Amazon's Fire TV and a host of other options like the Roku 3 and Chromecast, the waters for alternative TV devices have only gotten murkier as of late. That hasn't stopped Google from entering the fray with... Read More

 
First US 4DX Theater Opens

First US 4DX Theater Opens

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4DX, the new immersive theater experience has made its way to the US. One 4DX-equipped theater now stand at the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14. For those who haven't already heard, 4DX features motion-controlled seats as well as light,... Read More

 
Six Second Movie Reviews

Six Second Movie Reviews

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While Moviefone may no longer be answering the phone, it's founder has a new venture. For those times when you can't wait five minutes, or even sixty seconds, for a movie review the launch of Six-Second Reviews will be there... Read More