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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.

Vizio Resolves Patent Dispute with LG

Vizio Resolves Patent Dispute with LG

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

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

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

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

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

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

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

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

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

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

 
CES 2011 Trade Show Coverage

CES 2011 Trade Show Coverage

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is where all the top-flight electronics manufacturers display and demonstrate their new products and projects. The staff of HomeTheaterReview.com was on hand to report on everything there worth knowing about. Read More

 
The Rumors Were True: Verizon Gets the iPhone 4

The Rumors Were True: Verizon Gets the iPhone 4

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

They say good things come to those who wait but the worlds worst kept secret has finally arrived for Verizon customers -the iPhone 4. The real question remains, will current iPhone 4 customers, you know the one's tortured by AT&T's horrid contracts and service, will jump ship to Verizon? Read More

 
Audiovox to Buy Klipsch

Audiovox to Buy Klipsch

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Wells Fargo is giving Audiovox financial advice in its planned purchase of Klipsch, a company that is a much-respected purveyor of audio products. Both Audiovox and Klipsch had separate displays at CES 2011, but it seems that the former company is purchasing the latter via stock shares. Read More

 
Best Buy Launches Its Own Network

Best Buy Launches Its Own Network

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Okay, we all know that the Buy More on Chuck is supposed to be Best Buy, but Chuck is just one show, not a whole network, and besides, it's fictional. However, in the real world, Best Buy is actually launching a multi-channel network, according to AdAge.com. Read More