Feature News Stories (662 Posts)


How McIntosh Powered Woodstock

How McIntosh Powered Woodstock

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Woodstock, we sat down with McIntosh Laboratory, Inc. president Charlie Randall to discuss the company's history and participation in this history festival. 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

Aug 12, 2019

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of AV Customer Service

Uber has one thing figured out that some AV companies desperately need to learn: good customer service can make all the difference in the world. Continue Reading
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of AV Customer Service

Aug 05, 2019

Technology Tariffs Having a Mixed Impact on Consumers So Far

Although the U.S. consumer electronics and technology industry has been hurt at least somewhat by the ongoing tariff war between... Continue Reading
Technology Tariffs Having a Mixed Impact on Consumers So Far

Jul 29, 2019

Why All AV Enthusiasts Should Be Upset About Roku Losing Twitch

Amazon seems unwilling to let Roku owners have access to Twitch, even via the publicly released API. Whether you watch Twitch streams or not, this should concern you. Continue Reading
Why All AV Enthusiasts Should Be Upset About Roku Losing Twitch

Jul 22, 2019

The Real Reason AV Enthusiasts Are Clinging to Their Silver Discs

Boy, have Dennis, Andrew, and I found a sore spot with home theater enthusiasts over the past few months. You... Continue Reading
The Real Reason AV Enthusiasts Are Clinging to Their Silver Discs

Jul 15, 2019

What We're Watching on TV, 2019 Edition

In today's more fragmented media landscape, we're not all watching the same handful of TV shows anymore. So HomeTheaterReview.com's staff thought we'd share the best of what we're watching right now. Continue Reading
What We're Watching on TV, 2019 Edition

Jul 08, 2019

AV Bliss Is About More Than Merely Audio and Video

Dennis Burger discusses how sight influence hearing and sound influences vision in some non-intuitive ways. Continue Reading
AV Bliss Is About More Than Merely Audio and Video

Jul 01, 2019

Bad Internet Makes the Modern AV Experience a Living Hell

Dennis Burger and I have been talking a lot recently about the vast improvement that we've seen in 4K streaming... Continue Reading
Bad Internet Makes the Modern AV Experience a Living Hell

Jun 24, 2019

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
Flat Screen TVs Have Come a Long Way, Baby

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

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