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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.

Sony Reveals 185TB Cassette

Sony Reveals 185TB Cassette

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Wow. Sony just made the cassette tape relevant again. The new cassette they've come up with has 185TB of storage. That's 185 TERABYTES. That's 3,700 Blu-rays. That's a lot. But don't expect to use it to binge-watch thousands of TV... Read More

 
HBO Reruns On Amazon Prime

HBO Reruns On Amazon Prime

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Amazon Prime Instant Video is about to get a shot of new content courtesy of HBO. Many of HBO's hit shows, past and present, will soon be available on Amazon's service. And while favorites like The Sopranos and The Wire... Read More

 
Harman's JBL Line Available At Verizon

Harman's JBL Line Available At Verizon

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Harman, parent to JBL, announced that the JBL line will be available in all Verizon Wireless stores nationwide. That includes the JBL Pulse (pictured) that features pre-programmed lights that move with the music. From Business Wire HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated,... Read More

 
Bay Audio Introduces PTM+

Bay Audio Introduces PTM+

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

PTM+ is the name of Bay Audio's new home theater designed to pair loudspeakers with collaborative specs and factory tuning. The hands-on custom calibration seems to be what makes this system so special. From HomeToys.com Bay Audio, supplier of the... Read More

 
IMAX Comes Home In China

IMAX Comes Home In China

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

You can now bring IMAX home, assuming home is in China. IMAX and the Chinese cable company WASU have reached an agreement to deliver IMAX content in its IMAX-TCL Premium Home Theatre. From Variety IMAX And Chinese cable giant WASU... Read More

 
New 4K Laptop From Toshiba

New 4K Laptop From Toshiba

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Toshiba has a new 4K resolution laptop ready for purchase April 22nd. It brings the stunning clarity of 4K from home theater-sized to laptop-sized. ) Though technically it's Ultra HD at 3840 x 2160.) The 15.6-inch screen is backed by... Read More

 
How Would You Start a New AV Company?

How Would You Start a New AV Company?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

One thing the specialty AV business is missing these days is a meaningful level of new growth and new companies. There are a few success stories out there that come to mind, but they are few and far between... Read More

 
Yahoo Getting Into TV

Yahoo Getting Into TV

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Like Netflix, Yahoo is getting into the original programming game. The winners? All of us, as this means more original content for our DVRs as the "new golden age of television" rolls on. Expect four comedy series, no hardcore Breaking... Read More

 

Binge Watching Has Gone Mainstream

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Looks like we were slightly ahead of the curve on this one. But, according to a new Harris poll, it seems binge-watching has caught on in a big way. Netflix has even gone so far as to cater to binge-watchers... Read More

 
FilmLight and Dolby Partner Up

FilmLight and Dolby Partner Up

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Today, Dolby announced it is partnering with digital cinema technology company FilmLight to offer new creative potential to the post industry through an integration with Baselight's color grading system. Colorists can now enjoy creative freedom with access to a... Read More