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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.

Cary Audio Launches Direct-to-Consumer Web Store

Cary Audio Launches Direct-to-Consumer Web Store

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Cary Audio has announced a major change to its sales and distribution procedures, launching its first direct-to-consumer web store at www.carydirect.com. The new e-commerce site will feature Cary's entire product line, with free shipping and a 30-day return guarantee. Rather... Read More

 
Orange Is the New Black When It Comes to Speakers

Orange Is the New Black When It Comes to Speakers

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Are you brave enough to step away from the black, white, and silver boxes that are so common in the speaker industry and try something a little more bold--a bright color or unique finish? Read More

 
The Ultimate Guide to Buying and Selling Used AV Gear

The Ultimate Guide to Buying and Selling Used AV Gear

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Are you thinking of selling or buying used AV gear? The upside can be huge, but so can the downside. Jerry Del Colliano offers his advice on how to ensure the best experience on sites like Audiogon, Ebay, and Craigslist. Read More

 
M&K Sound Chooses Audio Gear Group as New U.S. Distributor

M&K Sound Chooses Audio Gear Group as New U.S. Distributor

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Well-known speaker brand M&K Sound of Denmark has chosen Audio Gear Group as its new U.S. distributor of both consumer and professional speakers. Audio Gear Group, formerly called OSD Audio, will distribute M&K Sound products through specialty audio distributors, retailers,... Read More

 
CES 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CES 2016 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell took in all the sights and sounds of CES 2016. Here is her wrap-up on trends to watch for and new products to crave. Read More

 
Making Show Demos More Compelling for Real-World Consumers

Making Show Demos More Compelling for Real-World Consumers

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano ponders some of the most common mistakes that audio manufacturers make during trade-show demos and offers his advice on how to make these demos more compelling. Read More

 
TVs Ruled on Black Friday 2015

TVs Ruled on Black Friday 2015

By Jeff Berman

 

Consumer electronics are always hot commodities on Black Friday, with TVs leading the charge. This year, TVs seemed to be even more in demand than usual, Jeff Berman found, although that doesn't necessarily equal big profits for the retailers that open their doors early. Read More

 
Sorting the Sizzle From the Bacon When Choosing an AV Installer

Sorting the Sizzle From the Bacon When Choosing an AV Installer

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

We certainly need to encourage new, young AV installers, but make sure youth doesn't equal inexperience when picking a dealer for your next install. Jerry Del Colliano provides a list of questions to ask prospective installation companies. Read More

 
Six AV Trends We're Thankful For

Six AV Trends We're Thankful For

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

'Tis the season to reflect on everything we're thankful for, and that's exactly what we do in this week's featured news story. Adrienne Maxwell discusses six trends that we think are good for the long-term health and enjoyment of our hobby. Read More

 
Interest in Hi-Res Audio Is Growing, CTA Study Finds

Interest in Hi-Res Audio Is Growing, CTA Study Finds

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Consumer Technology Association's most recent audio-oriented study, called Consumers Journey to Purchase: Audio--which explores audio purchasing trends by consumers who are shopping for either need or desire--found that more than 53 percent of consumers who purchased an audio product... Read More