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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.

LG Electronics Begins 2011 Recycling Program: Great American Cleanup

LG Electronics Begins 2011 Recycling Program: Great American Cleanup

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Keep America Beautiful is sponsoring the Great American Clean-up, the largest U.S.-based volunteer "green" program. LG Electronics is on board with its push to recycle electronic components, including items like old DVD players, speakers and other units. Read More

 
An Industry Icon Gone: Sidney Harman Passes Away at 92

An Industry Icon Gone: Sidney Harman Passes Away at 92

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The firm of Harman-Kardon was formed in 1953, when Sidney Harman and designer Bernard Kardon joined forces in a company that has become one of the top names in the audiophile world. Harman passed away at the age of 92 on April 13, 2011, after a struggle with leukemia. Read More

 
DISH Network Buys Blockbuster

DISH Network Buys Blockbuster

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It seems a little unconventional for a home content video provider to buy a brick-and-mortar store chain, but that is just what has happened with DISH Network's purchase of Blockbuster's DVD/Blu-ray sale and rental business after the latter firm filed for bankruptcy. Read More

 
Tribeca Flashpoint Academy and LG Team Up to Make 3D Available to Filmmakers and Consumers

Tribeca Flashpoint Academy and LG Team Up to Make 3D Available to Filmmakers and Consumers

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The noted film school and the electronics company have come together in a just-announced partnership to put up-to-the-minute 3D technology, until now the domain of the major studios, into the hands of new and independent filmmakers, with the Tribeca Film Festival as one destination for the results. Read More

 
Sale of Knock-off Audio Equipment Brought to an End

Sale of Knock-off Audio Equipment Brought to an End

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Chinese law enforcement in Guangdong has cracked down on the manufacture and sale of cheap, illegal copies of brand-name audio equipment after receiving complaints from the firms Harman, Sennheiser, Shure and AudioTechnica. Read More

 
Milestone AV and Da-Lite Announce Merger

Milestone AV and Da-Lite Announce Merger

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The Da-Lite Screen Company, which makes a variety of brands of video projection screens for both residential and commercial purposes, will be joining forces with Milestone AV Technologies, which designs and manufactures mounts and display solutions. Read More

 
Panamax/Furman Joins Forces with LiteTouch

Panamax/Furman Joins Forces with LiteTouch

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Power meet control. Control - power. Panamax and Furman are joining forces with control system Litetouch to offer lighting control solutions to the consumer and dealer base of Panamax and Furman. Read More

 
CEA Offers Tech Enthusiast Membership for Individuals

CEA Offers Tech Enthusiast Membership for Individuals

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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), unlike, for example, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences or the Screen Actors Guild, has become more and more welcoming to civilians. Now the CEA has introduced the Tech Enthusiast Membership. Read More

 
Digital Projection Brings 3D Experience to Hollywood's Pacific Design Center

Digital Projection Brings 3D Experience to Hollywood's Pacific Design Center

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Digital Projection, leaders in both the professional and consumer front projection space, are showcasing their dominance in the front projection marketplace by putting on a clinic at the Pacific Design Center this weekend. At the center of the demonstration -DP's 3D enabled Titan DLP projector. Read More

 
How Bose Can Teach The AV Business How To Sell More Systems For More Profit

How Bose Can Teach The AV Business How To Sell More Systems For More Profit

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

All highs no lows it must be Bose has been an adage used among audiophiles for years and while Bose may laugh at the notion it's not because the saying is funny-no Bose is laughing all the way to the bank for they remain one of the most prolific and profitable brands in all of AV. Read More