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Jan 30, 2012

The Evolution of the Two-Channel Preamp

The two-channel preamp has been due for an overhaul for a while now and it seems that the process is beginning with several of the new products hitting the market from several of the major manufacturers. But why is it happening now? Continue Reading
The Evolution of the Two-Channel Preamp

Jan 19, 2012

2012 CES Show Report

HomeTheaterReview.com's staff, including Adrienne Maxwell, Andrew Robinson, and Jerry Del Colliano, headed to the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. Here's a report of what they found while they were there. Continue Reading
2012 CES Show Report

Jan 16, 2012

Many New Audiophile Companies Target "One Percenter" Clients At CES 2012

New companies emerge at CES and bring their products with them. However, these new companies are embracing old methods that will cause them to have a hard time breaking into the marketplace. Continue Reading
Many New Audiophile Companies Target

Jan 09, 2012

Is a Narrower Focus the Key to Survival for Some TV Manufacturers?

It's hard to be in the television business right now. The market has seen a lot of new variables enter and had a few setbacks, which is definitely affecting the manufacturers - even the big ones. Continue Reading
Is a Narrower Focus the Key to Survival for Some TV Manufacturers?

Jan 06, 2012

Digital Music Sales Overtake Physical Sales

Well, it has finally happened. Digital distribution of music, encompassing both downloads and streaming, have overtaken physical sales of music for the first time in history. But this may not be all bad. Continue Reading
Digital Music Sales Overtake Physical Sales

Jan 02, 2012

What Drives The Consumer Electronics Business Beyond 4K Video and 24 Bit Audio?

Blu-ray and 3D may be the present, and 4K may be the near future, but what is beyond that? The list contained in this article gives several possible places the future of home theater could be heading to. Continue Reading
What Drives The Consumer Electronics Business Beyond 4K Video and 24 Bit Audio?

Dec 26, 2011

What's The Best Streaming Media Player For You?

So you are happy with the Blu-ray player and HDTV you bought a few years ago but want the network features of modern devices. There are streaming media devices that can add network features to your system. But which one is right for you? Find out here. Continue Reading
What's The Best Streaming Media Player For You?

Dec 19, 2011

10 Cool Audio-Video Christmas Gifts Under $500

If you are searching for a gift for the audiophile or videophile in your life (or for yourself), look no further. Adrienne Maxwell lists ten great gifts that all cost less than $500, but will be sure to impress. Continue Reading
10 Cool Audio-Video Christmas Gifts Under $500

Dec 12, 2011

How To Avoid Being Torched By Eco-Mode On Your New HDTV

Consumers are being shafted in a way they may not even be aware of when it comes to their HDTV's picture quality. These simple steps will help ensure that you get the best picture you can out of your HDTV. Continue Reading
How To Avoid Being Torched By Eco-Mode On Your New HDTV

Dec 05, 2011

Why Faux-K Is Going To Win Out Over Full 4K

There is a new technology on the horizon, but consumers are in danger of getting cheated out of it. Why? Because it is easier to do it half-way than to have to figure out how to do it the right way. Andrew Robinson explains. Continue Reading
Why Faux-K Is Going To Win Out Over Full 4K

Nov 28, 2011

Streaming Media Needs A Killer App To Beat Physical Discs

Streaming is a mainstay of modern media, but what will it's next evolution? How will this new way of delivering content help preserve the fidelity of the media? Well the answer is both simple and complicated. Continue Reading
Streaming Media Needs A Killer App To Beat Physical Discs

Nov 24, 2011

What Happens When Audiophiles Die?

What happens to audiophile systems when they die? Find helpful tips to protect your high end audio system for your heirs as well as suggestions on how to have your gear and music live on after you are gone. Continue Reading
What Happens When Audiophiles Die?

Nov 21, 2011

Why You Should Care About 4K Video (Hint, it's our future)

The future is 4K, but what does that mean? That's exactly the problem. HomeTheaterReview.com editor Andrew Robinson explains the format to get you ready for what is on the horizon. Continue Reading
Why You Should Care About 4K Video (Hint, it's our future)

Nov 14, 2011

Calibrating Your HDTV is a Problem You Shouldn't Have

Our modern HDTVs can do so much. Why then do they have so many picture settings and need calibration to perform at their peak performance. Andrew Robinson makes the case that they shouldn't have to. Continue Reading
Calibrating Your HDTV is a Problem You Shouldn't Have

Nov 07, 2011

The Next Video Format War Coming To a Home Theater Near You: 4K vs FauxK

It's been said many times over that when companies battle over a format, the consumers are the losers. It's true, and a new format war is brewing. However, it isn't too late to prevent a full-fledged format war. Continue Reading
The Next Video Format War Coming To a Home Theater Near You: 4K vs FauxK

Oct 31, 2011

The Man Who Could Save HD Music Is Gone - A List of Who Could Be Next

The music industry has been struggling for some time. And it will need innovative thinking and powerful individuals to turn it around. Jerry Del Colliano offers a few ideas of who those people could be. Continue Reading
The Man Who Could Save HD Music Is Gone - A List of Who Could Be Next

Oct 24, 2011

What Steve Jobs Really Taught the Consumer Electronics Industry

Steve Jobs was a visionary, but his ideas can be grasped very easily. It is time we take those ideas and run with them, apply them to the consumer electronics industry and everybody can win. Continue Reading
What Steve Jobs Really Taught the Consumer Electronics Industry

Oct 17, 2011

The Modern Golden Age of Television: Coming to an End?

Television is looking like it may take a slip in quality, both in terms of creative story telling and technical adeptness. But there are ways to combat this trend and help keep television worth watching and looking good. Continue Reading
The Modern Golden Age of Television: Coming to an End?

Oct 10, 2011

New Compression Codecs Are Needed To Make a "Disc-less" Future Possible In an HD World

Streaming is the modern status quo, but there are compromises that have to be made to create that convenience. But what if you didn't have to compromise for the convenience? What a world that would be. Continue Reading
New Compression Codecs Are Needed To Make a

Oct 05, 2011

At a Time When America Needs Steven Jobs Most

Steve Jobs has passed away and America has lost a great visionary. Join us as we remember the many accomplishments of Steven P. Jobs and think about how his vision can still help us in the future. Continue Reading
At a Time When America Needs Steven Jobs Most

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