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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

Mar 13, 2012

Kaleidescape Dealt Big Blow By Court Injunction

Kaleidescape was just handed some bad news by the court system that will radically affect the company's future. But why did this happen and what does it mean for the consumers that have supported Keleidescape? Continue Reading
Kaleidescape Dealt Big Blow By Court Injunction

Mar 12, 2012

How To Get The Most Out of The Projector You Already Own

Front projectors are still the best and most cost-effective way to achieve a large picture, and the market is evolving so that that is even more true. But before you pick up a new projector, try these tips to more performance and life out of the one you already have. Continue Reading
How To Get The Most Out of The Projector You Already Own

Mar 05, 2012

What Features Do You Want In Your Next A/V Receiver?

AV components, especially AV receivers, come packed with all kinds of features. But there are always new advancements to be made. Adrienne Maxwell presents her ideas as well as those of several other respected AV writers. Continue Reading
What Features Do You Want In Your Next A/V Receiver?

Feb 27, 2012

What New Features Should You Expect From 2012 HDTVs?

4K and OLED and 3D have all been talked about as the next big technology for HDTVs, but what about the technologies that are already available on nearly every HDTV? The apps, the networking, and control technologies are all getting a makeover in 2012. Continue Reading
What New Features Should You Expect From 2012 HDTVs?

Feb 20, 2012

Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Unencrypted Cable Channels?

The Federal Communications Commission has a very important question before them: do they abolish unencrypted cable channels? In other words, do they change the way millions of consumers watch television? Continue Reading
Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Unencrypted Cable Channels?

Feb 13, 2012

What Technology Will Save HDTV: OLED or 4K And At What Price?

HDTVs have a vacancy at the top, where the high end lives. Now their are two technologies that could be vying for that top spot: OLED and 4K. But which one has the better chance to make it happen? Continue Reading
What Technology Will Save HDTV: OLED or 4K And At What Price?

Feb 06, 2012

24-Tech: Ideas On How To Get Your Home Theater Working Like It's Installed At CTU

24 was a great show that had some ridiculously impressive technology. So impressive, it defied the reality of the actual technology used. However, the ideas are great. Jerry Del Colliano thinks about how those ideas could be translated to home theaters. Continue Reading
24-Tech: Ideas On How To Get Your Home Theater Working Like It's Installed At CTU

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