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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.

Sirius XM In Fear Of Takeover From EchoStar (Dish Network)?

Sirius XM In Fear Of Takeover From EchoStar (Dish Network)?

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Once upon a time - okay, back in 2008 - two satellite radio providers, Sirius and XM, got hitched at the behest of Sirius CEO Mel Karamzin. Now it seems that the radio marriage may include a cable TV partner, namely Echostar's Dish Network. Read More

 
Sunday's Super Bowl Was 2nd Biggest TV Broadcast of All-Time

Sunday's Super Bowl Was 2nd Biggest TV Broadcast of All-Time

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Never mind all that fretting over shrinking television audiences. The Nielsen ratings show that the Sunday Super Bowl football game, with the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers facing each other on the gridiron, got the second biggest viewing figures in history. Read More

 
Porn Interrupts Super Bowl Broadcast In Tucson

Porn Interrupts Super Bowl Broadcast In Tucson

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Theoretically, the only balls anybody is supposed to see during a football game are the ones being tossed around and run with by the players. However, Comcast subscribers in Tucson, Arizona wound up seeing something else during the Super Bowl telecast. Read More

 
A Filmmaker's Guide to Why You Need to Calibrate Your HDTV Today

A Filmmaker's Guide to Why You Need to Calibrate Your HDTV Today

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

As a filmmaker who has witnessed the painstaking process of color correction in post-production, Andrew Robinson discusses the importance of HDTV calibration. For the movie lover who truly wants the most accurate picture possible, there are a number of calibration options. Read More

 
Netflix Pops 45% Gains In Q4 In Terrible Economy

Netflix Pops 45% Gains In Q4 In Terrible Economy

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

While a lot of other businesses are in trouble, it seems that the marriage of escapism (movies, television, other video entertainment) and convenience (home delivery, downloads) is a more popular combination than ever before, as evidenced by the popularity of Netflix. Read More

 
U.S Credit Freeze Hurting The Home Theater Business Badly

U.S Credit Freeze Hurting The Home Theater Business Badly

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

You have to wonder what the point of credit is when even people who have plenty of money and have never failed to pay a bill in their lives can't borrow money from the banks. This situation is having a devastating effect on the home theater industry. Read More

 
Sirius-XM (SIRI) To Raise Rates While Destroying Programming

Sirius-XM (SIRI) To Raise Rates While Destroying Programming

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

There is a whole movement growing to protest the phenomenon of cereal boxes and bags of potato chips that cost more than their recent forebears, while containing less actual food. Sirius-XM seems to be following the same trend as the snack packagers. Read More

 
CES 2009 Home Theater and Audiophile Highlights - Jerry Del Colliano

CES 2009 Home Theater and Audiophile Highlights - Jerry Del Colliano

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about all that he saw and heard at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show in the realms of home theater and audiophile products brought forth by some of the world's most prestigious AV companies. Read More

 
Mark Levinson, Lexicon and Revel To Merge To With Harman Professional - Over 130 Jobs Lost

Mark Levinson, Lexicon and Revel To Merge To With Harman Professional - Over 130 Jobs Lost

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

There are several things that generally happen with business mergers, no matter what industry is under discussion. One is that some specialty items that were available from the individual companies cease to exist. The other is that a lot of people lose their jobs. Read More

 
CES 2009 Report From HomeTheaterReview.com Editor Andrew Robinson

CES 2009 Report From HomeTheaterReview.com Editor Andrew Robinson

By Andrew Robinson

 

The 2009 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada wasn't all that HomeTheaterReview.com editor Andrew Robinson had hoped it was going to be. In this exclusive report, he talks about what he feels was lacking at the event. Read More