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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.

Fox and Samsung Team Up For UHD Content

Fox and Samsung Team Up For UHD Content

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20th Century Fox and Samsung are getting the ball rolling for UHD owners (and prospective owners) by partnering up to deliver more UHD content. With 10x more Ultra HD sets expected to be sold this year it may be time... Read More

 
PS4 Reveals VR Headset

PS4 Reveals VR Headset

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Sony hasn't let it dominance of the Xbox One slow it down one bit. They have just revealed a Kinect-killer in Project Morpheus, a Matrix-sounding VR unit that sits atop your head like sunglasses. Some might remember the promise of... Read More

 
Samsung Announces 2014 Lineup

Samsung Announces 2014 Lineup

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Samsung announced its 2014 lineup today, and it contains a few suprises. First off, the push for not just UHD but curved UHD kicks into gear with the announcement of a whole series of curved UHDs. The rest is mostly... Read More

 
Brand Equity For Content Providers Soars

Brand Equity For Content Providers Soars

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Providers of online and streaming content are experiencing rapid growth in their brand equity, according to a 2014 Harris Poll. Netflix and Pandora are winning fans with their brands, and why not? Affordable distribution of quality entertainment is hard to... Read More

 
Netflix Exclusives Now On Comcast

Netflix Exclusives Now On Comcast

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Have you been listening to all your friends talk about how great House Of Cards or Orange is the New Black is? But you're stuck without Netflix? Now, if you're a Comcast customer you can be jealous no more as... Read More

 
CEO Of SONY Steps Down

CEO Of SONY Steps Down

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The CEO of SONY Computer Entertainment, Jack Tretton, is leaving SONY. The decision was amicable as both parties decided not to pursure renewing his contract. Tretton is credited with establishing Sony's foothold (and current dominance) in the videogame market, with... Read More

 
Xbox One Users Get 92,000 Videos

Xbox One Users Get 92,000 Videos

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In an attempt to carve out their own niche in the world of downloadable and streaming music Microsoft has given Xbox One users free access to 92,000 music videos, provided they have the song to play. The play is directed... Read More

 
HyperSound Directional Audio Is Here

HyperSound Directional Audio Is Here

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Parametric Sound Corporation has appointed Stampede Presentation Products to distribute HyperSound audio systems. HyperSound is a system of directing audio with pinpoint accuracy at the desired parties. It has many commercial applications, such as "beaming" different music to different tables... Read More

 
Pay TV At A Crossroads

Pay TV At A Crossroads

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With the rise of Netflix, Apple TV, Roku, Hulu, Chromecast and more, pay-TV providers find themselves trying to deal with an exodus of customers and figure out way to get them back. The answer may lie in second-screen apps and... Read More

 
Panasonic Announces 4K Tablet

Panasonic Announces 4K Tablet

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4K isn't just for television. Panasonic announced a performance-minded 4K Toughbook tablet computer loaded with robust components. Designed for professionals on the job that need a powerful, tough machine with crystal-clear images courtesy of its 4K (actually 3840x2560) screen. (By... Read More