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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.

Vizio Files for IPO

Vizio Files for IPO

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Vizio has filed to go public and expects to raise $172.5 million from its initial public offering. Underwriters include BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Citigroup. Fortune reports that the company will use the symbol VZIO and sell Class... Read More

 
ESPN Will Go a La Carte

ESPN Will Go a La Carte "Eventually," Says Iger

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

FierceCable reports that, in a recent conversation with CNBC's Squawk Box, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that the company's ESPN unit will eventually go a la carte, but that decision is likely more than five years away. The popular sports... Read More

 
DirecTV's Moving Service Is Truly a Nightmare

DirecTV's Moving Service Is Truly a Nightmare

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano recounts his recent customer-service nightmare with DirecTV as he tried to prepare for an upcoming move. Read More

 
Amazon Promises Great Deals for Tomorrow's Prime Day

Amazon Promises Great Deals for Tomorrow's Prime Day

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

If you're in the mood to do some cyber-shopping, tomorrow is the day...if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, that is. Amazon is celebrating its 20th anniversary by offering exclusive deals for Prime members that the company says will beat its... Read More

 
ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Now Taking Place in Cleveland

ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Now Taking Place in Cleveland

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

LG Electronics USA, in collaboration with GatesAir and Zenith, is conducting field tests of the ATSC 3.0 over-the-air broadcast standard in Cleveland, Ohio. Tribune Broadcasting's WJW-TV is providing a TV transmitter, tower, and 6-MHz channel for the field testing, which... Read More

 
HTR Reader Survey

HTR Reader Survey

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

It's time to upgrade HomeTheaterReview.com, and we want you to help create the Internet's best resource for home theater reviews and news. Read More

 
Audio Overshadows Video at CE Week Show

Audio Overshadows Video at CE Week Show

By Jeff Berman

 

Video takes a back seat to audio product introductions and news at this year's CE Week in New York City, reports Jeff Berman in his show overview. Read More

 

Consumers Are Placing More Value on Sustainability and Social Responsibility

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

GreenBiz recently reported on findings from the 2015 Eco Pulse study showing that a growing number of Americans factor a company's sustainability and social responsibility into their purchasing decisions. When asked if they ever chose one product over another or... Read More

 

NBA League Pass to Add Single-Game and Team Packages

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The NBA will revamp its NBA League Pass service for the 2015-2016 season, allowing subscribers to purchase a single game or games for a single team. Up to now, there has been only one subscription package, costing over $200 per... Read More

 
What Is the Oldest Piece of AV Gear You Own That Still Works?

What Is the Oldest Piece of AV Gear You Own That Still Works?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Some theaterphiles and audiophiles take special pride in that ancient piece of gear they still own. We asked our writers to tell us about the oldest piece of gear they own that still actually works. Read More