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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.

Consolidation Is Taking the

Consolidation Is Taking the "Special" Out of Specialty Audio-Video

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about the downsides of what can happen when one specialty audio-video company absorbs another, sometimes jettisoning some or all of what made the acquisition special in the first place. Read More

 
What if HDMI Actually Worked?

What if HDMI Actually Worked?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's Jerry Del Colliano takes a look at some of the problems associated with HDMI and why this new technology often frustrates audiophiles... Read More

 
Dynaudio's Puccini Sound System For The New Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

Dynaudio's Puccini Sound System For The New Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

By virtually any standard, the Bugatti Veyron is a triumph of engineering and performance in a sports vehicle. For the debut of Bugatti's latest offering, the Veyron Grand Sport, the company wanted a sound system befitting the quality of the automobile. Read More

 
AV Manufacturers Need To

AV Manufacturers Need To "Floor" High-End AV Gear for Dealers as Part of an AV Stimulus Plan

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano makes some suggestions for what audio/video manufacturers can do to help themselves when they need to secure large bank loans during this period of difficulty for independent business owners. Read More

 
Parks and Assoc. Say Consumers Intend To Spend More On AV Later in 2009

Parks and Assoc. Say Consumers Intend To Spend More On AV Later in 2009

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

A silver lining may be appearing on the storm-clouded electronics consumer horizon, according to a survey by Parks Associates' Decision Process, which says that although the economy has been a big factor in a downturn in spending, the public may purchase more later in 2009. Read More

 
AV Identity Crisis: Radio Shack and Wilson Audio Abandon Well Known Names

AV Identity Crisis: Radio Shack and Wilson Audio Abandon Well Known Names

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Radio Shack is one of those brand names like "Xerox" or "Mc" anything - people use it when they are talking about an entire type of products, whether they literally mean it's from Radio Shack or not. Now Radio Shack is changing its name to The Shack. Read More

 
Legendary Speaker Designer Jim Thiel Passes Away

Legendary Speaker Designer Jim Thiel Passes Away

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

In sad news for the audio industry, a reliable source has confirmed that acclaimed loudspeaker designer Jim Thiel, founder of the Thiel loudspeaker line, has passed away. The cause of death has not been made known to the press at this time. Read More

 
CEDIA 2009 Show Report - Andrew Robinson

CEDIA 2009 Show Report - Andrew Robinson

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The CEDIA Tradeshow is one of the best places to get scoops on the latest and greatest from the world of home theater and custom installation. Andrew Robinson gives you his winners and losers from Atlanta. Read More

 
CEDIA 2009 Show Report - Ken Taraszka, MD

CEDIA 2009 Show Report - Ken Taraszka, MD

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Live from Atlanta is Dr. Ken Taraszka's CEDIA show coverage including a look at what's new from MartinLogan, Wadia, Theta, Revel, Pioneer, Mark Levinson, Toshiba, Anthem/Paradigm and many others from the world of home theater, audiophila and beyond. Read More

 
CEDIA 2009 Show Report - Jerry Del Colliano

CEDIA 2009 Show Report - Jerry Del Colliano

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Despite a down economy and a shaking specialty AV space 2009's CEDIA show in Atlanta, Georgia wasn't a complete disappointment according to Home Theater Review publisher, Jerry Del Colliano, for there were more than a few bright spots worth writing home about. Read More