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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.

NASA Television Debuts Full-Time High Definition Channel

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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

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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

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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

 

Sony Introduces New Versions of Consumer Software for Creative Content Production

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While people inside the "industry" may use Avid or Final Cut, truth be told there are a few out there that insist on using Sony's suite of editing and post production tools. Sony is hoping to parlay their professional success into a consumer one by offering new products to go head-to-head with the likes of Adobe and Apple for prosumer dominance. Read More

 
Crestron Reacts To Apple's iPad By Opening Up More Local Distribution

Crestron Reacts To Apple's iPad By Opening Up More Local Distribution

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

You've heard the saying, "You can't fight City Hall." In the case of portable electronics, City Hall equates with Apple's line of i-devices. However, the home automation company Crestron is putting up a challenge to City Hall - that is, Apple's iPad - with an expansion of local distribution. Read More

 
HARMAN Announces Premium Infotainment System for Entry-Level Luxury Market

HARMAN Announces Premium Infotainment System for Entry-Level Luxury Market

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Somewhere in the realm between the utility vehicle and the Masarati dwells the entry-level luxury vehicle. Harman says that it will be serving this market with its development of a new top-level infotainment system for such vehicles and, of course, the vehicles' owners. Read More

 

Onkyo To Sell Through Walmart.com

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Onkyo, like Vizio and others before them, has discovered the pot of gold that is being associated with the mega retail chain Wal-Mart and while Onkyo is staying clear of their retail stores (for now) they're going to be making their presence known on Wal-Mart's website real soon. Read More