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Jun 24, 2013

Is HDMI 2.0 Coming Soon to a Home Theater Near You?

New formats can create many changes in the home theater world. New discs and players. Ultra HD may bring both of those. However, what is far more certain is a new HDMI profile. Welcome to HDMI 2.0. Continue Reading
Is HDMI 2.0 Coming Soon to a Home Theater Near You?

Jun 17, 2013

How We Evaluate and Measure HDTVs

Many people look at reviews of television before they make a purchase. Some of the evaluations are simple and some are more complex. Our own Adrienne Maxwell walks you through her method for a better understanding. Continue Reading
How We Evaluate and Measure HDTVs

Jun 10, 2013

What Should You Expect From a $5,000 HDTV

For most consumers, a $5,000 television is the top of the high-end. So you've spent the money and you've gotten the television into your home. What should you expect from the display? Continue Reading
What Should You Expect From a $5,000 HDTV

Jun 03, 2013

Six Reasons Why There Has Never Been A Better Time to Love Home Theater

One need not look far to find negatives when it comes to the audio/video hobby in modern times. So to counter that, here are six reasons it has never been better to be part of the hobby. Continue Reading
Six Reasons Why There Has Never Been A Better Time to Love Home Theater

May 27, 2013

The Pursuit of Accuracy: A New Video Series About TV Setup & Calibration

Video calibration can be intimidating for some. For others, it seems like needless flim flam. Now there is a new video series that hopes to assuage both those notions. All for the benefit of the consumer. Continue Reading
The Pursuit of Accuracy: A New Video Series About TV Setup & Calibration

May 20, 2013

What to Tell Your Friends When They Ask About Ultra HD?

A lot of home theater enthusiasts become the tech expert for the people they know, especially when that technology is brand new. Here's an idea of how to handle that conversation when it comes to Ultra HD. Continue Reading
What to Tell Your Friends When They Ask About Ultra HD?

May 13, 2013

Let's Not Forget That Home Theater Is a Hobby

Home theater is something that people can become very passionate about, and invest a lot of money in. However, at the end of the day, it is important to remember that it is still a hobby. Continue Reading
Let's Not Forget That Home Theater Is a Hobby

May 06, 2013

What Happens When Your HDTV Finally Dies?

Eventually, all things die, even televisions. Once your television finally gives in, you have to wonder about what do with it. Do you fix it? If not, how do you go about getting rid of it? Here's a few ideas. Continue Reading
What Happens When Your HDTV Finally Dies?

Apr 29, 2013

How California's Real Estate Boom Could Revive the Home Theater Business Nationwide

The California real estate marketing is really taking off. This is good news, and not just for sellers in the Golden State. This could help revive the home theater business across the country. Here's how. Continue Reading
How California's Real Estate Boom Could Revive the Home Theater Business Nationwide

Apr 22, 2013

Searching Far and Wide: How to Choose the Best Viewing Distance and Screen Size

There is more to screen size than just being big or small. Your screen size directly relates to your viewing distance. What is viewing distance and how do you figure it out? Read on to find out. Continue Reading
Searching Far and Wide: How to Choose the Best Viewing Distance and Screen Size

Apr 15, 2013

10 Questions to Ask Before Shopping for an HDTV

With the many different technologies available in HDTVs, it can be hard to know what is right for your situation. Adrienne Maxwell outlines 10 questions to ask yourself that will help you figure it all out. Continue Reading
10 Questions to Ask Before Shopping for an HDTV

Apr 08, 2013

Everything An Audiophile Needs to Know About Pandora

Pandora is a service that is pretty well known at this point. At least in its functionality. What many do not known is how Pandora can actually be a friend to an audiophile and benefit them. Continue Reading
Everything An Audiophile Needs to Know About Pandora

Apr 03, 2013

Adrienne Maxwell Named Managing Editor of HomeTheaterReview.com

HomeTheaterReview.com welcomes a new managing editor, but not a new face, as she's been with us for some time. Continue Reading
Adrienne Maxwell Named Managing Editor of HomeTheaterReview.com

Apr 01, 2013

Building a NAS Box From the Ground Up - Is This The Ultimate AV Source Component?

Want a source component that allows you to watch whatever media you have be it Blu-ray, DVD, or music files, and all instantly searchable and instantly playable at the touch of a button? Sounds like you may want a NAS box. Continue Reading
Building a NAS Box From the Ground Up - Is This The Ultimate AV Source Component?

Mar 25, 2013

Plasma vs. LCD vs. OLED: Which Is Right for You?

Forget about 3D and UltraHD, the fundamental technology question to ask yourself is about plasma, LCD, and OLED. What are the pros and cons of these technologies and which is right for you? Continue Reading
Plasma vs. LCD vs. OLED: Which Is Right for You?

Mar 18, 2013

How Recycling AV Gear Might Find The Next Big Market of New Customers

Eventually, all audio/video products must be replaced. However, there may be an opportunity available in disposing of these older products that helps grow the industry and the hobby. Continue Reading
How Recycling AV Gear Might Find The Next Big Market of New Customers

Mar 11, 2013

FCC Rules To Make It Harder To Get Cable Channels Without A Cable Box

In the last few years, the way television is being broadcast has changed. These changes keep coming, and the FCC has issued a rule change that will affect the way some consumers watch television. Continue Reading
FCC Rules To Make It Harder To Get Cable Channels Without A Cable Box

Mar 04, 2013

You Don't Own Me - Another Reason Streaming Will Ultimately Win the Disc/Streaming War

With the introduction of Ultra HD displays, the question of Ultra HD content has become acute. Can Blu-ray handle it? Will there be another disc format for the new content? If not, where is it going to come from? Andrew Robinson examines the issue. Continue Reading
You Don't Own Me - Another Reason Streaming Will Ultimately Win the Disc/Streaming War

Feb 25, 2013

Is Bone Conduction The Future of Headphones?

Headphone technology has changed that drastically since the introduction of the in-ear or perhaps noise canceling headphone. But the next phase may be on its way: bone-conduction. Continue Reading
Is Bone Conduction The Future of Headphones?

Feb 18, 2013

UltraHD Sets Are Coming But Long Before UltraHD Content

It appears the consumer electronics industry may have jumped the gun on the next generation of high definition home entertainment. The products are coming, but there may be some problems with the content. Continue Reading
UltraHD Sets Are Coming But Long Before UltraHD Content

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