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Jun 09, 2014

Is Now The Time To Buy Into 4K?

New technology is like a pretty girl across the room at a party. From far away, she seems too good... Continue Reading
Is Now The Time To Buy Into 4K?

Jun 02, 2014

Has the Curved Screen Killed OLED?

Remember last September when I said that OLED was alive and well, thanks to the at-long-last arrival of 55-inch OLED... Continue Reading
Has the Curved Screen Killed OLED?

May 26, 2014

Why I Don't Pay For Cable

Remember those old, chunky, plastic, black-and faux-wood-grain channel switchers that came with your cable box circa 1986? They were big,... Continue Reading
Why I Don't Pay For Cable

May 19, 2014

Five Ideas on How to Go Big on a Small Budget or in a Small Room

Jerry Dell Colliano's discusses ways that those of us without an unlimited budget- or unlimited space- can still get the most out of our home theaters. Continue Reading
Five Ideas on How to Go Big on a Small Budget or in a Small Room

May 12, 2014

Can We Sell Hi-Res Audio to the Mainstream Music Lover?

Can hi-res audio gain traction with the masses? The genre�is certainly picking up steam in the enthusiast space, but will... Continue Reading
Can We Sell Hi-Res Audio to the Mainstream Music Lover?

May 05, 2014

How Would You Start a New AV Company?

One thing the specialty AV business is missing these days is a meaningful level of new growth and new... Continue Reading
How Would You Start a New AV Company?

Apr 28, 2014

Why You Need To Know About Gamma on Your HDTV

If you've read a lot of TV reviews (or even just few, actually), you've likely seen mention of a TV's... Continue Reading
Why You Need To Know About Gamma on Your HDTV

Apr 21, 2014

Tips For Building a Great Portable Home Theater

There are few things that a home theater enthusiast�enjoys more than sitting down in front of his or her system... Continue Reading
Tips For Building a Great Portable Home Theater

Apr 14, 2014

Nine Questions to Consider Before You Hire a Custom AV Installer

We just celebrated our son's second birthday, and I can't believe how time flies and how life has changed. Gone... Continue Reading
Nine Questions to Consider Before You Hire a Custom AV Installer

Apr 07, 2014

Great New AV Demos From All Formats Designed To Light Up Your System

When was the last time you spent some quality time with your home theater or high-end music system? We're... Continue Reading
Great New AV Demos From All Formats Designed To Light Up Your System

Mar 31, 2014

How to Choose the Right LCD TV

With plasma on its way out and OLED taking its time coming to the fore, that leaves trusty old LCD panel televisions for most of those in the market right now. Adrienne Maxwell is here to walk you through the process of getting the LCD television that's right for you. Continue Reading
How to Choose the Right LCD TV

Mar 24, 2014

The Five Best Ways to Upgrade Your AV System for Under $500

Audiophiles and home theater buffs are always looking to eke out the nth degree of performance from their AV investments,... Continue Reading
The Five Best Ways to Upgrade Your AV System for Under $500

Mar 17, 2014

The Color's the Thing That Will Make 4K So Amazing

By this point, you probably already know that 4K/Ultra HD is the future of HDTV and that it offers four... Continue Reading
The Color's the Thing That Will Make 4K So Amazing

Mar 10, 2014

11 Great AV Products Under $100

We don't have an inexpensive hobby. I don't need to tell you that; I'm sure many of you can... Continue Reading
11 Great AV Products Under $100

Mar 03, 2014

Eight Reasons Why Home Theater Isn't Dead (and Won't Die Any Time Soon)

I don't think I was the only person who was shocked to see Source Interlink close Home Theater Magazine in... Continue Reading
Eight Reasons Why Home Theater Isn't Dead (and Won't Die Any Time Soon)

Feb 24, 2014

Finally, Hope for a 4K Broadcast Standard in ATSC 3.0

There were a lot of things that I would have liked to see at CES 2014 that I didn't see.... Continue Reading
Finally, Hope for a 4K Broadcast Standard in ATSC 3.0

Feb 17, 2014

Will the Tablet Kill the Small-Screen HDTV?

In the lead-up to the International CES, several of the big-name TV manufacturers - including Samsung, LG, and Toshiba -... Continue Reading
Will the Tablet Kill the Small-Screen HDTV?

Feb 10, 2014

Will the Wireless Home Theater System Ever Become a Reality?

It was the year 2005 that I sat down to review my first "wireless" home theater system, which actually required... Continue Reading
Will the Wireless Home Theater System Ever Become a Reality?

Feb 03, 2014

Are You Binging on TV Shows?

"Same time next week" is getting harder and harder to stick to, no matter how good the show. But with DVRs, DVDs, Blu-Rays and streaming content providers making anything we want available 24/7, thankfully (?) we don't have to. Continue Reading
Are You Binging on TV Shows?

Jan 27, 2014

Why Are All of the New HDTVs Curved?

I just returned from the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show, and it was hard to miss in the Central Hall the... Continue Reading
Why Are All of the New HDTVs Curved?

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