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Nov 23, 2012

The Solution To Best Buys Showrooming Problem Is Called Commissioning

Readers of HomeTheaterReview.com likely were not shocked to see big box retailer Best Buy (BBY: NYSE) post more disappointing results... Continue Reading
The Solution To Best Buys Showrooming Problem Is Called Commissioning

Nov 19, 2012

The Fight for Your Right to Import Movies

The copyright battle has always been a messy one. In this current installment, the ability to import movies is called into question - regardless if the disc is owned and the attentions honorable. Continue Reading
The Fight for Your Right to Import Movies

Nov 12, 2012

Five Fresh Ideas For AV Retailers To Lure Consumers Back Into Stores

There's been a shift happening in the consumer electronics world. It's been happening for a while. Jerry Del Colliano addresses that and offers five ways to adapt to the new ecosystem. Continue Reading
Five Fresh Ideas For AV Retailers To Lure Consumers Back Into Stores

Nov 05, 2012

How To Get Young People To Become Audiophiles

The question that is on many minds is one of the future of the AV industry. Times are changing and the next generation is going to have to pick up the torch. But how do you get them to do that? Continue Reading
How To Get Young People To Become Audiophiles

Oct 29, 2012

Front Projection: Still the Best Value in the Big-Screen Biz

Television manufacturers continue to make and market bigger and bigger screens. However, while an 80-inch television is an easy and impressive-looking solution, it is still not the best solution. Continue Reading
Front Projection: Still the Best Value in the Big-Screen Biz

Oct 23, 2012

The Real Story at This Year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest

Managing Editor Andrew Robinson traveled to the 2012 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver. While there was plenty to see at the show, there were definitely some things that weren't being addressed. Continue Reading
The Real Story at This Year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest

Oct 22, 2012

Doomsday Prepping for 4K

With 4K on the horizon, it may be hard to know how to prepare for the transition, especially with a lack of standard for consumer electronics. Here are a few tips to help handle the forthcoming paradigm shift. Continue Reading
Doomsday Prepping for 4K

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?

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