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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.

Appliances To Be Featured at CES in 2011

Appliances To Be Featured at CES in 2011

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

When one thinks of consumer electronics, the first items that come to mind are HD television sets, Blu-ray players and great sound systems. However, toasters, blenders and microwave ovens also qualify as consumer electronics, and this year, they'll be at CES. Read More

 
Panasonic to Provide HD Display Systems Throughout Angel Stadium

Panasonic to Provide HD Display Systems Throughout Angel Stadium

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Angel Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, has received an A/V makeover, brought to them by Panasonic. The ballpark is now outfitted with 350 HD plasmas and LCDs, as well as a new large-screen LED board. Read More

 
Walmart to Purchase VUDU

Walmart to Purchase VUDU

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Well it appears Wal-Mart is getting into the streaming content business with their recent acquisition of Vudu a device and service not unlike Apple's iTunes or AppleTV. Vudu is one of the few mass market streaming devices with adult content, something I'm sure isn't going to go over well with the holier than thou folks at Wal-Mart. Read More

 
Are Today's HDTVs Truly Disposable Electronic Components?

Are Today's HDTVs Truly Disposable Electronic Components?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

As Jerry del Colliano awaits the repair of his prized Panasonic plasma, he has plenty of free time to ponder this question: Has the HDTV become a disposable commodity? As flat-panel prices continue to drop, is it worth it to pay for a TV repair, or should you just upgrade to the latest model? Read More

 
D.C. Area MyerEmco Chain Slated To Close

D.C. Area MyerEmco Chain Slated To Close

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

After over half a century in business, MyerEmco, a specialty audio/video firm based near the nation's capital in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is shutting down. The company had previously shuttered individual stores, but new developments are causing it to close down altogether. Read More

 
Kordz Brings Australian Flair To HDMI Cables To The States

Kordz Brings Australian Flair To HDMI Cables To The States

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Kordz, the Australia-based cable manufacturer, has announced the creation of Kordz USA to market and distribute the company's cables here in the States. Kordz has a reputation for offering better quality than the entry-level mass-market brands at a better price than you'll find in the high-end realm. Read More

 
Experiencing Your Dream Home Theater While On Vacation

Experiencing Your Dream Home Theater While On Vacation

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano gives a list of vacation destination hotels where visitors can experience (and perhaps preview) the best in home theater technology in the comfort and privacy of the rooms. Read More

 
Finding New Consumers After The 25 Year Boom In Home Theater Is Over

Finding New Consumers After The 25 Year Boom In Home Theater Is Over

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

P.T. Barnum famously said that there's one born every minute. He was referring to suckers (in his case, circus attendees), but he could have been talking about consumers. The trick is getting them to be fascinated by the same types of things that mesmerized their parents. Read More

 
Samsung, Dreamworks and Technicolor Ink Deal For 3D

Samsung, Dreamworks and Technicolor Ink Deal For 3D

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

An electronics company, a film studio and a film processing company enter into a deal together. That's what's happening with an agreement between Samsung Electronics, DreamWorks Animation SKG and Technicolor to bring forth new 3D home entertainment systems worldwide. Read More

 
Home Theater Review Updates Its Comments System

Home Theater Review Updates Its Comments System

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Home Theater Review always welcomes legitimate comments from our readers, but we're somewhat less hospitable to spammers, flamers, phishers and the like. With this in mind, readers who wish to comment can either create a HomeTheaterReview.com account and/or use Facebook. Read More