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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.

Consumer Confidence in Economy and Tech Drops, According to CEA-CNET Indexes

Consumer Confidence in Economy and Tech Drops, According to CEA-CNET Indexes

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Given all the aggravation quite a few people are having with their personal finances, a bout of pessimism isn't too surprising, and that's what was indicated in an index report from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and CNET Read More

 
Is Today's Home Theater Equipment Too Good?

Is Today's Home Theater Equipment Too Good?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

For those who have grown up or just lived in Southern California for a long time, the closing of Ken Crane's chain of AV stores is an especially painful (and for many, downright inconvenient) example of the toll the economy is taking on the home theater equipment market. Read More

 

Monster Partners with Yao Ming to Launch "Yao Monster" Electronics and Lifestyle Products in China

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Bad news for anime fans and good news for Chinese electronics aficionados. Yao Monster is not a new creature in the horror pantheon, but rather the combined joint venture of Monster and Yao Ming to bring electronics and other products to the Chinese market. Read More

 
CE Industry To Surpass $174 Billion in 2010, Reach Record High by 2011

CE Industry To Surpass $174 Billion in 2010, Reach Record High by 2011

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Great news for both the economy in general and consumer electronics professionals in particular: according to a report by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the consumer electronics industry will do even better than expected in 2010. Read More

 

NASA Television Debuts Full-Time High Definition Channel

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

NASA is known for its exploration of space, but they've got big plans here on Earth as well. In fact, the agency is bringing these two aspects together with a 24-hour channel, accessible to all types of television content providers, which will show NASA at work. Read More

 
Beavis and Butthead To Return To MTV

Beavis and Butthead To Return To MTV

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Before Mike Judge made King of the Hill and Office Space, back when MTV not only stood for Music Television but actually aired it, Beavis and Butthead was the gold standard of brilliantly moronic and taboo-breaking cable animation programming. Read More

 
Sound Import Gets US Distribution Rights To Wharfedale Speakers

Sound Import Gets US Distribution Rights To Wharfedale Speakers

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Sound Import will become the exclusive importer of Wharfedale speakers in the United States. Sound Import is run by Walter Schofield who is the former executive in charge of Mark Levinson, Linn and the President of Meridian. Read More

 
JVC Shows Facebook Community Some 'Like' With the Launch of New Summer Sweepstakes

JVC Shows Facebook Community Some 'Like' With the Launch of New Summer Sweepstakes

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Facebook is becoming quite a tool for manufacturers and consumers alike for no other social networking service, save maybe Twitter, is being relied on more heavily to keep fans in the know. JVC has hopped on the bandwagon and has used Facebook to announce their new summer sweepstakes promotion. Read More

 
Harman's Mobile Entertainment Showroom Arrives in Stamford

Harman's Mobile Entertainment Showroom Arrives in Stamford

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

What's got 18 wheels is painted black and rolls into town like a slow moving thunderstorm? Why it's Harman's Mobile Entertainment Showroom, their demonstration room on wheels where they showcase their latest products including their JBL Synthesis home theater system. Read More

 
Legacy HDTVs Should Fear 2010 Analog Sunset Cutoff

Legacy HDTVs Should Fear 2010 Analog Sunset Cutoff

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

It seems like HDTVs should be safe from the 2010 analog signal transmission cutoff that will affect old analog TV sets (and cripple those only receiving signals from "rabbit ears" antennae), HomeTheaterReview.com explains why there could be trouble. Read More