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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.

How To Avoid Internet Dependence In Your Home and Home Theater

How To Avoid Internet Dependence In Your Home and Home Theater

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Today's hot, new A/V products all have Internet connectivity and a host of Web-oriented applications. Of course we're all addicted to the Internet, but is it a good idea to get our home theater and home automation systems addicted, too? Read More

 
AV Retailers Aggressively Push For The Upsell Despite The Down Economy

AV Retailers Aggressively Push For The Upsell Despite The Down Economy

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano weighs in on the various methods audio/video retailers are employing to move product, even in an economy where most consumers are feeling the pinch and are consequently reluctant to spend money. Read More

 
Sound Advice to Re-Open with New Showroom

Sound Advice to Re-Open with New Showroom

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

In what reads like a never-ending game of musical chairs, that included a sale to the now defunct Tweeter, the once popular AV retailer, Sound Advice, appears to be getting a new lease on life with the re-opening of one of their more popular locations. Read More

 
The Rise of Gray-Tech

The Rise of Gray-Tech

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Although advertising targets the young, a report by Investments.com, a publication aimed at (per its name) investors, indicates that the bulk of buying power is in the hands of the baby boomers, the oldest of whom are turning sixty-five this year. Read More

 
Mark Levinson Celebrates the Launch of the Lexus CT200h

Mark Levinson Celebrates the Launch of the Lexus CT200h

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Hybridization isn't just for vehicles any longer. Casio Electronics (remember when the company was known primarily for its electronic keyboards?) has a new Laser & Light hybrid light engine that will appear at the 2011 Digital Signage Exposition. Read More

 
Control4 and Cisco Sign Agreement to Deliver Network-enabled Communities

Control4 and Cisco Sign Agreement to Deliver Network-enabled Communities

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Electronic communities are likely to benefit from a new strategic agreement between Cisco and Control4, which is aimed at delivering network-enabled automation platforms for connected "smart" networks and home energy deployments around the globe. Read More

 
New Canadian Speaker Line Enters American Market

New Canadian Speaker Line Enters American Market

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Great White North has given us many good things - Firefly fans are forever grateful for Nathan Fillion. Now Canada brings us Sinclair Audio, a success in its homeland, from Jam Industries, which is the parent company of American Audio & Video. Read More

 
Ultimate Electronics Asking Bankruptcy Court To Close All Stores By April Says Twice

Ultimate Electronics Asking Bankruptcy Court To Close All Stores By April Says Twice

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Oh Ultimate Electronics how did things go so wrong? First, you extended your credit and resources beyond their means. Then you stiffed some charities of well-deserved money you promised and now you want the courts to shut down all your stores to stop the blood letting. Perhaps they should appoint you a get away car and an evening's head start too. Read More

 
Update: It's Official Audiovox Owns Klipsch

Update: It's Official Audiovox Owns Klipsch

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

What does $166 million buy? If you are Audiovox, it reportedly buys you Klipsch and its worldwide subsidiaries, according to a report by the industry trade publication, Twice, which says that Audiovox has entered into a definitive agreement to make the purchase. Read More

 
Sixth Avenue To Bail On Philly Market

Sixth Avenue To Bail On Philly Market

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

It turns out that six is not Philadelphia's lucky number, or at least that Sixth Avenue hasn't had much luck in Philly. After spending approximately one year in the major Pennsylvania city, Sixth Avenue will be moving elsewhere, according to a report in Twice. Read More