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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.

Five Reasons Why Best Buy Could End Up Like Circuit City

Five Reasons Why Best Buy Could End Up Like Circuit City

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano takes on the big boys in the blue shirts to tell them what they need to do if they want to remain dominate, because their grip on the market is slipping and could be lost forever if they don't wise up. Read More

 
Value Is The New Luxury For Home Theater & Audio Enthusiasts

Value Is The New Luxury For Home Theater & Audio Enthusiasts

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

In an ever-changing and ever-improving environment, AV consumers have begun to demand components that can do a lot more for a lot less, which is not a bad thing and Home Theater Review understands and supports this standpoint. Read More

 
Amazon Expands Trade-In Program with Thousands of Electronics

Amazon Expands Trade-In Program with Thousands of Electronics

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Amazon.com has offered a great new opportunity to consumer electronics enthusiasts. Now users can trade-in their electronics to Amazon.com and the program is rather well thought out. Read More

 
CEA Study Finds That US Households Spend More Than $1,100 Annually on Electronics

CEA Study Finds That US Households Spend More Than $1,100 Annually on Electronics

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Consumer Electronics Association has conducted a survey of household consumer electronics ownership for the thirteenth time. The results are encouraging for certain parts of the AV industry. Read More

 
The Power of Twitter

The Power of Twitter

By Andrew Robinson

 

Andrew Robinson made a simple, honest request of Audyssey via Twitter, and was met with something he not only didn't expect, but something that is inexcusable from a customer service point of view. Read More

 
JVC Lays Off Workers

JVC Lays Off Workers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

JVC continues a downward spiral as they lay off more workers. This is nothing new for JVC in recent years, as the company continues to hurt, and may soon no longer be the same company. Read More

 
The Best Seat in the House Isn't in Your House: A Look at Bowers & Wilkins' Jaguar Sound System

The Best Seat in the House Isn't in Your House: A Look at Bowers & Wilkins' Jaguar Sound System

By Andrew Robinson

 

Unless you are actually in the industry, and perhaps even then, chances are that you spend much more of your music-listening time in your car than you do in your home. Bowers & Wilkins designed their Jaguar sound system with this in mind. Read More

 
Philips Getting Out of the TV Business

Philips Getting Out of the TV Business

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

TWICE has reported that Philips is selling off the greater portion of its European TV business to TPV, the Hong Kong-based manufacturer of televisions and PC computers. Philips has already closed down their Philips Pronto division. Read More

 
Court Orders Dish Network to Shut Down DVRs

Court Orders Dish Network to Shut Down DVRs

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Dish Network is in trouble with the US Court of Appeals over its use of TiVo. TiVo is trying to get a full injunction against Dish Network while Dish is suggesting that they will appeal the ruling. Read more details here. Read More

 
NHL Picks Comcast-NBC Over ESPN For Long Term TV Deal

NHL Picks Comcast-NBC Over ESPN For Long Term TV Deal

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

In another example of corporate synergy, NBC/Comcast, which has ties with Philadelphia Flyers' owner Ed Snider, just made a deal giving the network the rights to televise the games of the National Hockey League for the next ten years, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read More