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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.

Apple Rumored To Be Adding Blu-ray To Computers and iTunes 8.2

Apple Rumored To Be Adding Blu-ray To Computers and iTunes 8.2

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Although the big Mac company doesn't like anybody to talk about its doings before it is ready to make an announcement, generally credible computer news site CNET.com is reporting that Apple is likely to bring Blu-ray to its computers and iTunes 8.2. Read More

 
Krell Takes On An Investor To Make New Future-Minded Products

Krell Takes On An Investor To Make New Future-Minded Products

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

The acclaimed high-end audio firm Krell is bringing KT Capital Partners aboard as an equity partner in order to finance upcoming innovative projects, a spokesperson from Krell recently confirmed for this article by HomeTheaterReview.com. Read More

 
Parent Company of Stereophile & Home Theater Mag Files Chapter 11

Parent Company of Stereophile & Home Theater Mag Files Chapter 11

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

In a startling development that means a lot of bad news for technophiles who like to read, Source Interlink, a vast company partially owned by Ron Burkle, which owns a great many magazines aimed at the audio/video market, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More

 
Should Sirius-XM (SIRI) Fire Their Jocks?

Should Sirius-XM (SIRI) Fire Their Jocks?

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Take a listen to Sirius XM's 80's channel and you might want to wring the neck of one or two of the former MTV "veejays" as they tell tired, old stories about the old days and the music that they've been playing for 30 years. Wouldn't the format be better with just the music? Read More

 
Critics Say All HDMI Cables Sound The Same - And They Are Wrong!

Critics Say All HDMI Cables Sound The Same - And They Are Wrong!

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Whether those who claim that all HDMI cables sound alike due to faulty reasoning - proceeding from the premise that everything digital sounds the same, which it doesn't - or simply less than acute hearing, these naysayers are mistaken. Read More

 
Embattled Final Loudspeakers Files For Bankruptcy In Belgium

Embattled Final Loudspeakers Files For Bankruptcy In Belgium

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Belgian loudspeaker company, Final Loudspeakers, just filed for bankruptcy in Belgium after years of investigation over the action of the company's CEO's past actions with a European technology company. Read More

 
The Limitation On Specialty AV's Next Generation Is Leverage

The Limitation On Specialty AV's Next Generation Is Leverage

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano explores the link between the baby boomer generation and the rise of the specialty audio/video market. With the boomers aging, what can the market due to appeal to new customers? Read More

 
Parks Associates forecasts over 1.4 billion subscribers worldwide for TV services by 2013

Parks Associates forecasts over 1.4 billion subscribers worldwide for TV services by 2013

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Consumer electronics research company, Park and Assc. are predicting 1,400,000,000 people for worldwide TV subscriptions by 2013. That's a lot of people watching and paying for TV and or HDTV but nowhere near half of the world's population Read More

 
Samsung Inks a DRM Deal with Intertrust

Samsung Inks a DRM Deal with Intertrust

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Samsung Electronics has partnered with Intertrust Technologies Corporation on a deal that encompasses all products brought forth by Samsung's Digital Media and Communications (DMC) department. The products include mobile devices and consumer electronics. Read More

 
InFocus To Be Taken Private By Oregon Company

InFocus To Be Taken Private By Oregon Company

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Image Holdings Corporation (IHC), an Oregon-based private company run by John Hui, has entered into a definitive merger agreement with the formerly public company InFocus. This deal makes InFocus private, as it is now part of IHC. Read More