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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.

New Canadian Speaker Line Enters American Market

New Canadian Speaker Line Enters American Market

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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

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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

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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

 
Vizio Resolves Patent Dispute with LG

Vizio Resolves Patent Dispute with LG

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Resolving a two-year dispute, Vizio has signed a settlement agreement and made a cross-license agreement with LG Electronics, which had claimed patent infringements on certain Vizio TVs. Specific details on the agreements were not available. Read More

 
Deflowering the Myth and Mystery of the CES Trade Show

Deflowering the Myth and Mystery of the CES Trade Show

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The Consumer Electronics Show that happens every year in Las Vegas doesn't get quite the media blitz that occurs every July at Comic-Con in San Diego, but there is still a lot of hype surrounding CES. HomeTheaterReview.com is here to help you decode the buzz. Read More

 
Sharp Licenses Pioneer's Elite Brand Name

Sharp Licenses Pioneer's Elite Brand Name

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Pioneer Elite TVs live! Too bad it's in name only. Sharp has received the rights to use the Elite name on future high-end LCD (yes, LCD) TVs. The two companies will jointly market the TV line, and this gives Sharp access to Pioneer's strong dealer network. Read More

 
Crestron Sponsors DIY Network

Crestron Sponsors DIY Network

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DIY stands for Do It Yourself. Crestron actually did it with the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show - that is, the electronics company and CES co-sponsored the launch party for the new television series Hollywood Hi-Tech, which will air on the DIY Network. Read More

 
Wadia Bought By Fine Sounds Spa

Wadia Bought By Fine Sounds Spa

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Fine Sounds Spa seems like it could be the name of an establishment with a great acoustic system in the Jacuzzi and steam rooms. Instead, it is an Italian company that is the owner of Sonus faber and Audio Research. According to TWICE. Com, Fine Sounds Spa has now acquired Wadia. Read More

 
Transparent Audio Releases Active HDMI Cable: Capable of 3D Up to 65 Feet

Transparent Audio Releases Active HDMI Cable: Capable of 3D Up to 65 Feet

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Consumers who have been challenged by too-short HDMI cables vs. cables of the right length incapable of carrying all the HDMI features now have a solution in Transparent Audio's new Active HDMI Technology, which works for cable 30 feet and longer. Read More