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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.

THX Acquired by Razer

THX Acquired by Razer

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

THX has been acquired by Razer, a company that currently specializes in gaming-oriented products and services. According to the press release below, THX will continue to operate as an independent entity with its own management team, and its THX certification... Read More

 
What Is Hybrid Log-Gamma and Why Should You Care?

What Is Hybrid Log-Gamma and Why Should You Care?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell explains what Hybrid Log-Gamma is and how it will affect future 4K and 1080p television broadcasts. Read More

 
The Golden Rule of Home Automation

The Golden Rule of Home Automation

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

After a trip to CEDIA Expo 2016, Jerry Del Colliano has home automation on the brain. What is his Golden Rule of Home Automation? Read on to find out. Read More

 
CEDIA Expo 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CEDIA Expo 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Dennis Burger

 

What were the hottest new products and emerging trends at this year's CEDIA Expo? Check out our show report and photo slideshow for all the details. Read More

 
What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?

What's the Skinny on Skinny TV Bundles?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Tired of paying too much money for too many TV channels that you don't watch? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the new trend of offering "skinny" TV bundles and lets you know what's available in that category. Read More

 
The Demographics of AV Enthusiasts Are Changing Faster Than the AV Business

The Demographics of AV Enthusiasts Are Changing Faster Than the AV Business

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The demographics of AV shoppers are changing. Baby Boomers are spending less, and Millennials are reluctant to spend more. Jerry Del Colliano suggests ways for the AV industry to adapt to this sea change. Read More

 
Kaleidescape to Close Its Doors

Kaleidescape to Close Its Doors

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Over the weekend, CEPro's Julie Jacobson reported that Kaleidescape, maker of high-end media servers and streamers, will close its doors. The article, which you can read in its entirely here, includes an interview with Kaleidescape CEO Cheena Srinivasan, who confired... Read More

 
Meridian Partners with Barco Residential

Meridian Partners with Barco Residential

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Meridian Audio has announced a new partnership with Barco Residential that will add Barco displays to the Meridian distribution channels in North America. The partnership mates two high-end companies in the custom-installation market. Barco products will also be integrated into... Read More

 
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Why the "Store Within a Store" Approach Makes Sense for CE Manufacturers

By Jeff Berman

 

Apple has had a good amount of success with its dedicated retail stores, but other manufacturers haven't fared as well. Jeff Berman discusses why the "store within a store" approach might be the safer way to go. Read More

 
Legrand Introduces HDMI Cable Line

Legrand Introduces HDMI Cable Line

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Legrand has introduced its first certified High Speed HDMI cables with Ethernet. The line includes eight options, all of which carry the official Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program label issued by HDMI Licensing, LLC, to verify that the cables can... Read More