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The Next Frontier in AV is the User Interface

The Next Frontier in AV is the User Interface

Spend as much time around smart products as I do and one thing becomes abundantly clear: most UIs suck. Like really, truly, suck. It is easier to count on a single hand the number of UIs in this business that... Continue Reading

Feature News Stories

HomeTheaterReview.com is famous for their insightful home theater, consumer electronics and AV industry Featured News Stories. No other specialty AV publication offers such insights into the consumer electronics industry than HTR and these articles written by the likes of Jerry Del Colliano, Adrienne Maxwell, Andrew Robinson and others are as good as it gets when it comes to taking a hard look at the future of the hobby, passion and business known as audiophilia, consumer electronics and home theater.

In this section you will find all the original stories and editorials written by the Home Theater Review staff.

Feature News Stories Archives

Mar 23, 2020

How to Enjoy All Your Entertainment Without Touching a Thing

Looking for a more hands-off approach with your home entertainment system? It's easier (and more important) now than ever before. Continue Reading
How to Enjoy All Your Entertainment Without Touching a Thing

Mar 16, 2020

If Apple Is Buying Disney, They Should Pop for DirecTV, Too

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the world economy in ways that most non-Wall Street experts didn't see coming.... Continue Reading
If Apple Is Buying Disney, They Should Pop for DirecTV, Too

Mar 09, 2020

What Are the Best 4K/Atmos Home Theater Demos?

We're living in a truly golden era for home theater, as the most advanced AV technologies are becoming more and... Continue Reading
What Are the Best 4K/Atmos Home Theater Demos?

Mar 02, 2020

What Goodies Are in Your Travel Rig These Days?

Let's face facts in a post-factual world: it's really hard to travel with your 85-inch UHD TV, even if you... Continue Reading
What Goodies Are in Your Travel Rig These Days?

Feb 24, 2020

An AV Enthusiast's Guide to Home Networking

Today's AV systems have become inseparable from our computer networks. Whether you're streaming content from the Internet or your own... Continue Reading
An AV Enthusiast's Guide to Home Networking

Feb 17, 2020

Could Coronavirus Be Worse Than Trump's Tariffs for Specialty AV?

The specialty AV industry has already struggled over the past few years due to Trump's trade war with China. But this new novel coronavirus could make things much, much worse. Continue Reading
Could Coronavirus Be Worse Than Trump's Tariffs for Specialty AV?

Feb 10, 2020

What If You Upgraded Everything but the Gear in Your Home Theater?

Evidence-based audio enthusiasts know that the best way to make your system sound better is to improve your room's acoustics.... Continue Reading
What If You Upgraded Everything but the Gear in Your Home Theater?

Feb 03, 2020

Are You a Bose Hater? Get Over It!

You don't have to buy Bose. You don't even have to like Bose. But you should respect the company's engineering and marketing prowess, not to mention its appeal to the Average Joe or Jane. Continue Reading
Are You a Bose Hater? Get Over It!

Jan 27, 2020

The Dangers of Streaming the Super Bowl in 4K

It's one thing when technical glitches and an overtaxed entertainment ecosystem lead to glitches in regular TV shows, argues Jerry. But it's a whole other thing when 4K done wrong ruins one of the biggest TV events of the year. Continue Reading
The Dangers of Streaming the Super Bowl in 4K

Jan 20, 2020

The Best 4K UHD TVs You Can Buy Before Super Bowl Sunday 2020

Need a big new TV for the Big Game? Andrew Robinson takes a quick look at his picks for the UHD TVs you should be shopping for right now. Continue Reading
The Best 4K UHD TVs You Can Buy Before Super Bowl Sunday 2020

Jan 13, 2020

Do You Really Want to Read Brutal AV Reviews?

Sometimes it is easy to throw meat to a hungry crowd just to get a response. Fox News has a... Continue Reading
Do You Really Want to Read Brutal AV Reviews?

Jan 06, 2020

JRW Publishing Company Purchases HomeTheaterReview.com and AudiophileReview.com from Luxury Publishing Group

Minneapolis, MN - January 6, 2020 - JRW Publishing Company has acquired two industry leading specialty consumer electronics publications from... Continue Reading
JRW Publishing Company Purchases HomeTheaterReview.com and AudiophileReview.com from Luxury Publishing Group

Jan 06, 2020

What Will the Next Decade of Home Theater Look Like?

Doesn't 2020 sound amazingly futuristic when you say it out loud? Looking back, home theater as a hobby has come... Continue Reading
What Will the Next Decade of Home Theater Look Like?

Dec 30, 2019

My Home Theater New Year's Resolutions

Dennis Burger shares five ways in which he resolves to make improvements in his home theater experience and in his role as a gear reviewer in the coming year. Continue Reading
My Home Theater New Year's Resolutions

Dec 23, 2019

HomeTheaterReview's Home Video Projector Buyer's Guide

I've been an avid video projector enthusiast for fifteen years now, and in that time, I've been astonished by the... Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's Home Video Projector Buyer's Guide

Dec 16, 2019

Home Cinema's Streaming Future Is Now

No subject enflames our most vocal commentariat quite so much as streaming video. That's equal parts sad and ironic, given that some of the most compelling home cinema demo material right now exists only in the streaming domain. Continue Reading
Home Cinema's Streaming Future Is Now

Dec 09, 2019

How Netflix's The Irishman Changes the Movie Distribution Game

Resident HomeTheaterReview.com filmmaker, Andrew Robinson, has been talking for years about the ever-shortening release window from theatrical exhibition to home... Continue Reading
How Netflix's The Irishman Changes the Movie Distribution Game

Dec 02, 2019

What Do We Look for in a Good Remote Control?

As an avid golfer, a lot of talk goes into the quality, condition, and design of the grips on your... Continue Reading
What Do We Look for in a Good Remote Control?

Nov 25, 2019

Is It Worth Waiting for Black Friday AV Deals?

In the long-long ago, I used to get so amped up for new AV toys to arrive at my house,... Continue Reading
Is It Worth Waiting for Black Friday AV Deals?

Nov 18, 2019

If a Movie Ticket Is $27 Then What Should Your Home Theater Cost?

Going to an actual commercial cinema isn't something that I do very often, despite having a really swanky new movie... Continue Reading
If a Movie Ticket Is $27 Then What Should Your Home Theater Cost?

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