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Oct 15, 2012

4K To Be Renamed This Week

4K isn't here yet and it won't be coming. At least not under that name. On October 16th, display manufacturers and several influential individuals in the CE industry plan to come up with a new name. Continue Reading
4K To Be Renamed This Week

Oct 15, 2012

It's Complicated: Understanding a Woman's Relationship with A/V Gear

The audio video industry has long been thought of as something as a boy's club. While men do seem to have preference for the gear, that doesn't and shouldn't mean that they have a monopoly on it. Continue Reading
It's Complicated: Understanding a Woman's Relationship with A/V Gear

Oct 08, 2012

High Definition, We Hardly Knew Ye

With 4K coming, some are excited to be adding the higher resolution to their home theaters. However, Andrew Robinson wonders why, as he maintains that the consumer market hasn't even seen HD yet. Continue Reading
High Definition, We Hardly Knew Ye

Oct 01, 2012

Is Live TV Coming Soon to the Apple TV?

The Apple television has a great deal of potential, but only if Apply can reach an agreement with the content providers: the television networks. Now there is a possibility that they may happen. Continue Reading
Is Live TV Coming Soon to the Apple TV?

Sep 24, 2012

Could H.265 Compression Bring 4K to Blu-ray and/or Streaming Media?

4K is still the talk of the town in terms of future technology. While 4K is still trying to make its way onto your television, a new method may let it find its way to you through your internet connection. Continue Reading
Could H.265 Compression Bring 4K to Blu-ray and/or Streaming Media?

Sep 14, 2012

CEDIA 2012 Show Report

The CEDIA Expo rolled around once again. In 2012, Adrienne Maxwell was on hand to check out the show's offerings for HomeTheaterReview.com. Here is what she saw while at the show. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2012 Show Report

Sep 10, 2012

Emerging Trends From CEDIA 2012

As it tends to, CEDIA showed some interesting trends for the future of the audio video industry. Publisher Jerry Del Colliano was on hand at CEDIA 2012 and he observed several trends. Continue Reading
Emerging Trends From CEDIA 2012

Sep 10, 2012

Embrace The World of Consumable Audio

Over the years, the customers of the AV industry have changed, but many manufacturers have not changed with them, not embracing the new trend and idea of audio that is consumable. Continue Reading
Embrace The World of Consumable Audio

Sep 03, 2012

Two Speaker Surround Sound? A Princeton Professor Thinks Its Possible

What if you could get surround sound from a two speaker set up? Not simulated surround sound, but actual sound that surrounds you. Well, in a Princeton laboratory, they may have found a way to do just that. Continue Reading
Two Speaker Surround Sound? A Princeton Professor Thinks Its Possible

Aug 27, 2012

Will Dolby 3D Deliver on the Promise of Glasses-Free 3D?

3D has continued to be a contentious point in the audio/video world, with many consumers complaining about the need to wear glasses. It would appear that Dolby is on the path to solving this particular problem. Continue Reading
Will Dolby 3D Deliver on the Promise of Glasses-Free 3D?

Aug 20, 2012

The Complete Viewer Experience -How I Plan To Make My Next Film With Home Theater Equipment and You

Managing Editor Andrew Robinson is embarking on the process of making his second feature film. But this time around, he's planning on never-before-tried method that will involve the audience and home theater gear. Continue Reading
The Complete Viewer Experience -How I Plan To Make My Next Film With Home Theater Equipment and You

Aug 13, 2012

Slowly But Surely, TV Everywhere Is Becoming a Reality

TV Everywhere has been a dream for those that like to stream their video. The idea of being able to access the television channels you pay for anywhere is a pretty impressive idea. And we are almost there. Continue Reading
Slowly But Surely, TV Everywhere Is Becoming a Reality

Aug 06, 2012

Do Home Theaters Actually Help Sell Homes In Today's Real Estate Market?

The real estate market took a beating over the past few years, but it appears to be on the mend and coming back strong. However, the question remains: does your home theater do anything for the value of your home? Continue Reading
Do Home Theaters Actually Help Sell Homes In Today's Real Estate Market?

Jul 30, 2012

Where Are My Favorite Records on Blu-ray?

Blu-ray audio has become a big topic among audiophiles that want their music delivered in uncompressed formats. While albums on Blu-ray are still rare, there has been progress made and new albums released. Continue Reading
Where Are My Favorite Records on Blu-ray?

Jul 23, 2012

Rethinking The Importance Of Video Calibration

A lot of people think that today's HDTVs are so good out of the box that you only need minimal calibration, or no calibration at all. But as HomeTheaterReview.com managing editor Andrew Robinson learned, that's not exactly the case. Continue Reading
Rethinking The Importance Of Video Calibration

Jul 16, 2012

Who Will Fill The Void If Best Buy Goes Bankrupt?

Best Buy has definitely faced some struggles in current times, struggles that could put the company in serious danger. In light of this, Jerry Del Colliano wonders what might happen without Best Buy. Continue Reading
Who Will Fill The Void If Best Buy Goes Bankrupt?

Jul 11, 2012

Why Vizio's Move To The PC Market Makes Sense (To Me)

Vizio recently launched a line of PCs. However, it should be noted that this is not new territory for the company, but rather a return to products from their past. This time around the PCs seem like a good choice for home theater enthusiasts. Continue Reading
Why Vizio's Move To The PC Market Makes Sense (To Me)

Jul 09, 2012

AV Dealers Need Headphone Departments ASAP

While the audiophile industry is changing, diminishing in some people's eyes, there are still areas that can breed growth. One of those areas is headphones. Here's how it could work for dealers. Continue Reading
AV Dealers Need Headphone Departments ASAP

Jul 02, 2012

Dolby Atmos Looks to Enhance Your Theater-Going Pleasure

A giant in the home theater and cinemas worldwide, Dolby has not rested on its laurels. Instead, the company has designed an entirely new surround sound methodology. And it is definitely worth a listen. Continue Reading
Dolby Atmos Looks to Enhance Your Theater-Going Pleasure

Jun 25, 2012

Tekton Designs: Audiophile Success Despite All Odds

Bred in audiophilia and self-taught, Eric Alexander has achieved numerous successes. None more important than Alexander's current company, Tekton Design's, whose success has been hard fought and earned. Continue Reading
Tekton Designs: Audiophile Success Despite All Odds

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