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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

Jun 18, 2012

What Happened To Audiogon.com and Will It Get Repaired?

Audiogon.com has changed a lot, and not all of it has been for the better. Given these changes, and the ever-growing online marketplace, is Audiogon.com still a place that is worth your time? Continue Reading
What Happened To Audiogon.com and Will It Get Repaired?

Jun 11, 2012

T.H.E. Show Newport Beach Show Report 2012

T.H.E. Show expanded to Newport Beach, California in 2011. Andrew Robinson journeyed down to T.H.E. Show 2012 to see what changes had been made to improve upon the inaugural event. Here's what he found. Continue Reading
T.H.E. Show Newport Beach Show Report 2012

Jun 04, 2012

Does Generation Y Like The Sound of MP3s Over CDs?

There is a claim being made that the newer generation of music listeners prefer the sound of the MP3 format over that of the compact disc. Dr. Sean Olive an experiment to test this theory out. Continue Reading
Does Generation Y Like The Sound of MP3s Over CDs?

May 28, 2012

Is Walmart's Disc-to-Digital Service Worth the Time and Money?

Walmart offers a service that allows consumers to have Walmart make digital copies of DVDs and Blu-rays for a fee. This puzzled Adrienne Maxwell, so she decided to try it out for herself. Continue Reading
Is Walmart's Disc-to-Digital Service Worth the Time and Money?

May 21, 2012

Are AV Retailers To Blame For Lofty High End AV Prices?

The audio video has been in a state of flux or some time, splitting sales up between specialty dealers, big box stores, and online sellers. However, the dealers may have had more to do with this than they think. Continue Reading
Are AV Retailers To Blame For Lofty High End AV Prices?

May 14, 2012

How To Build and Equip Your Home Theater PC

Home Theater PCs have become more and more popular as digital media becomes more streamlined. Andrew Robinson decided to build an HTPC from the ground up. Here's how it went. Continue Reading
How To Build and Equip Your Home Theater PC

May 07, 2012

How The DAC Got Its Groove Back

With the advent of digital music and the easily portable nature of that format, the need for digital to analog convertors has grown and the DAC has made a journey to get to where it is today. This is that story of that journey. Continue Reading
How The DAC Got Its Groove Back

Apr 30, 2012

The 10 Best Sounding Rooms from the New York Audiophile Show 2012

Jeremy R. Kipnis visited the 2012 New York Audiophile Show. He went room to room, seeing what the show had to offer. These ten rooms are what he deemed to be the best sounding systems and products presented. Continue Reading
The 10 Best Sounding Rooms from the New York Audiophile Show 2012

Apr 23, 2012

How Does an OLED TV Work?

OLED is one of the technologies that could begin the new era of HDTVs. That is all well and good, but how exactly does this new technology work and why is better than we have now? Continue Reading
How Does an OLED TV Work?

Apr 16, 2012

Update On The Latest Video On Demand Technology

Streaming technology is constantly evolving, bringing better content to your HDTVs faster in and in higher volumes. Adrienne Maxwell checks in on the technology to evaluate the state of the field. Continue Reading
Update On The Latest Video On Demand Technology

Apr 09, 2012

Samsung Introduces Tube-Based Audio Products

Samsung has stepped up its game in the audio realm, adding new table top audio systems, home theater systems, and soundbars. Adrienne Maxwell was in attendance at the Samsung event where the new products were announced. Continue Reading
Samsung Introduces Tube-Based Audio Products

Apr 02, 2012

Audiophilia's Future Looks Bright If Headphone Users Can Convert To Full Systems

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher Jerry Del Colliano made a surprising discovery on Facebook that may show that their is hope for the youth of today to embrace the audiophile hobby. Continue Reading
Audiophilia's Future Looks Bright If Headphone Users Can Convert To Full Systems

Mar 30, 2012

Update: Kaleidescape Manages to Secure Stay of Injunction from Courts

In yet another surprising turn, Kaleidescape has managed to secure a stay in their continuing appeal process regarding the legality and legitimacy of the company's media servers. Continue Reading
Update: Kaleidescape Manages to Secure Stay of Injunction from Courts

Mar 27, 2012

Kaleidescape Denied Stay In Court Appeal

Kaleidescape was just dealt a huge blow by the California courts in their continued battle over the company's DVD media server systems. This time the news may not only be bad for the company, but the dealers and consumers as well. Continue Reading
Kaleidescape Denied Stay In Court Appeal

Mar 26, 2012

Five Cool Features You May Not Be Using on Your Networkable HDTV

There are so many features on today's HDTVs that it is easy to overlook some. Here is a list of five features that you may have missed that are worth knowing about and using with your television. Continue Reading
Five Cool Features You May Not Be Using on Your Networkable HDTV

Mar 19, 2012

Axpona 2012 Audiophile Show Report

Ken Taraszka went to the Axpona 2012 show in the first ever coverage of the event for HomeTheaterReview.com. Check out the companies he encountered and what he thought of their offerings. Continue Reading
Axpona 2012 Audiophile Show Report

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