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Flat Screen TVs Have Come a Long Way, Baby

Flat Screen TVs Have Come a Long Way, Baby

Looking back over 20 years of flat-panel display technology, it's pretty amazing to see just how much better things are these days. 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

Jun 17, 2019

What Audiophiles Don't Understand About Millennials... Or Music

Andrew Robinson argues that Millennials love music. They love shared experiences. They love Record Store Day. But they don't consider themselves part of the audiophile community and probably never will. Continue Reading
What Audiophiles Don't Understand About Millennials... Or Music

Jun 10, 2019

How A.I. Is Reshaping the Home Theater

By now, you probably know that artificial intelligence (AI) is being employed to one degree or another in digital voice... Continue Reading
How A.I. Is Reshaping the Home Theater

Jun 03, 2019

HomeTheaterReview's Sub-Thousand-Dollar Subwoofer Buyer's Guide

Looking for a new sub? Got less than a grand in your budget? Scott Schumer is here to help you sort through some of your options. Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's Sub-Thousand-Dollar Subwoofer Buyer's Guide

May 27, 2019

Goodbye to My Oppo UHD Disc Player, Hello to a Whole New System

Jerry bids a fond adieu to his beloved UHD Blu-ray player, as he looks toward more exciting frontiers in the world of high-performance AV. Continue Reading
Goodbye to My Oppo UHD Disc Player, Hello to a Whole New System

May 20, 2019

HomeTheaterReview's Earphone Buyer's Guide

Steven Stone tells you what you need to know before you buy your next pair of earphones. Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's Earphone Buyer's Guide

May 13, 2019

One Thing We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Cord-Cutting

Dennis Burger says that, for AV enthusiasts, all of the talk about cost-savings and market trends kinda miss the point when it comes to cutting the cord. Continue Reading
One Thing We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Cord-Cutting

May 06, 2019

The Right and Wrong Way to Install a TV

In 25 years of living in Los Angeles, I have seen it snow only once, and it wasn't even in... Continue Reading
The Right and Wrong Way to Install a TV

Apr 29, 2019

HomeTheaterReview's AV Receiver Buyer's Guide

Shopping for a new AV receiver? A little overwhelmed by the possibilities? You've come to the right place. Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's AV Receiver Buyer's Guide

Apr 22, 2019

Some Random Thoughts from AXPONA 2019

CES is officially dead for audiophiles, leaving AXPONA (Audio Expo North America), a regional audio show in Chicago, to pick... Continue Reading
Some Random Thoughts from AXPONA 2019

Apr 15, 2019

Netflix and Amazon Are Killing Ultra HD Blu-ray (And I Feel Fine)

Changes are coming to the world of specialty audio/video faster today than ever before. Micro-LED televisions are going to be... Continue Reading
Netflix and Amazon Are Killing Ultra HD Blu-ray (And I Feel Fine)

Apr 08, 2019

Thoughts on My First Commercial Movie Theater Experience in 15 Years

When it comes to home theater, I guess I walk the walk and talk the talk, because it's been about... Continue Reading
Thoughts on My First Commercial Movie Theater Experience in 15 Years

Apr 01, 2019

MicroLED and Why Front Projection and OLED Should be Scared

Once upon a time, I was a front projection enthusiast. Over the past 15 years, I've assembled more than a... Continue Reading
MicroLED and Why Front Projection and OLED Should be Scared

Mar 25, 2019

What's Holding Back Broadcast 4K?

If you own an Ultra HD (UHD) TV, the chances are you continue to be annoyed by the underwhelming volume... Continue Reading
What's Holding Back Broadcast 4K?

Mar 18, 2019

The Case for and Against Alexa/Google/Apple Voice Control

Voice control--whether it be by way of a home automation system or direct device control--is one of the biggest innovations... Continue Reading
The Case for and Against Alexa/Google/Apple Voice Control

Mar 11, 2019

Mr. Spielberg, You're Wrong About Netflix

Mr. Spielberg, Respectfully, I think you are wrong in trying to keep Netflix and other streaming services out of consideration... Continue Reading
Mr. Spielberg, You're Wrong About Netflix

Mar 04, 2019

Would You Rather Have Big 4K or Smaller 8K?

During my workday I talk with all sorts of people from every corner of the specialty audio/video industry. Public relations... Continue Reading
Would You Rather Have Big 4K or Smaller 8K?

Feb 25, 2019

How to Avoid Seven Common Home Theater Mistakes

So, you're looking to finally set up a great home theater system in your home and have a pretty good... Continue Reading
How to Avoid Seven Common Home Theater Mistakes

Feb 18, 2019

I Just Want a Dumb TV

Smart TVs are stupid, says Dennis Burger. But as he shops for a new high-performance display, it seems he has no choice but to buy another one. Continue Reading
I Just Want a Dumb TV

Feb 11, 2019

How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Those of us who've owned homes over the past decade have little to complain about in terms of our overall... Continue Reading
How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Feb 04, 2019

Inventory and Experience Are the Only Way to Compete with Amazon

Right before Christmas, we had a rare power outage here at my house. Thankfully my equipment racks are installed with... Continue Reading
Inventory and Experience Are the Only Way to Compete with Amazon

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