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Nov 29, 2010

Can The Adult Industry Continue To Call The Shots For Consumer Electronics Going Forward?

Is it a coincidence that the Consumer Electronics Show and the AVN Show occur at the same time, in the same city, each year? There has long been an interesting link between these two industries, but it looks like the ties that bind may be loosening. Continue Reading
Can The Adult Industry Continue To Call The Shots For Consumer Electronics Going Forward?

Nov 22, 2010

Eight Reasons To Buy an HDTV Today That Doesn't Include 3D

Even if you don't want to go 3D at home, HomeTheaterReview.com publisher Jerry Del Colliano gives you eight good reasons why now may be the best time ever to purchase a new HDTV - and why, even if you don't care about 3D, you may want an HDTV that has it after all. Continue Reading
Eight Reasons To Buy an HDTV Today That Doesn't Include 3D

Nov 15, 2010

Why People's Eyes Don't Always React Well To 3D HDTV

Are you one of those viewers who get a headache from 3D? Here's why our experts say you may be having that problem, and what they recommend so that you can better enjoy this feature that is becoming all the rage in home theatre set-ups. Continue Reading
Why People's Eyes Don't Always React Well To 3D HDTV

Nov 08, 2010

The Top 10 Home Theater Applications For Your HDTV, Blu-ray and Other Components

Adrienne Maxwell takes a look at 10 interesting content apps, in both the video and audio realms. Whether you're looking to stream movies and music, watch live TV, remotely access DVR recordings, or just find out the name of that song on the radio, this list has something for everyone. Continue Reading
The Top 10 Home Theater Applications For Your HDTV, Blu-ray and Other Components

Nov 01, 2010

The Tweak Party Movement Offers Five Sonic Solutions That You've Probably Never Heard Of

With the economy still hurting, many consumers are trying to find ways to improve the sound of their AV system without spending much if any money. After all, desperate times call for desperate action. Here is a list of system tweaks that range from truly stupid to things you may have simply never dreamed of before. Continue Reading
The Tweak Party Movement Offers Five Sonic Solutions That You've Probably Never Heard Of

Nov 01, 2010

Disney World of Wonder Calibration Blu-ray Disc Makes Calibration Simple

Disney has gone a long way to help the consumer with calibration with the Disney World of Wonder Calibration Blu-ray Disc. HomeTheaterReview.com writer Tracy Rainwater takes an in-depth look at the disc. Continue Reading
Disney World of Wonder Calibration Blu-ray Disc Makes Calibration Simple

Oct 25, 2010

Old School Audiophile Companies Resisting The Hybrid AV Business Model

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks. If that's true then there should be a second part to the adage which should go, you also can't teach a dusty old audiophile manufacturer how to sell new technologies for no other link in the chain is more resistant to going with the flow than a manufacturer still clinging to their audiophile heritage. Continue Reading
Old School Audiophile Companies Resisting The Hybrid AV Business Model

Oct 18, 2010

Everybody Loves Applications

Apps aren't just for your mobile devices - they are increasingly prevalent and even necessary in home technology, including home theater systems. This article examines some of the more popular home tech apps and talks about which ones may be best suited to your needs. Continue Reading
Everybody Loves Applications

Oct 11, 2010

Is 2D The New 3D?

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano has been to the CEDIA trade show in Georgia, and shares his thoughts here on why, even if 3D is not your thing, there are good reasons you may want to watch 2D content on a 3D set. Continue Reading
Is 2D The New 3D?

Sep 29, 2010

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Adrienne Maxwell

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Adrienne Maxwell evaluates the mood at the exhibition and talks about what Sharp, JVC, Epson, Vivitek, Kaleidescape, Russound/Colorado vNet, Autonomic Controls and Disney had to offer. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Adrienne Maxwell

Sep 28, 2010

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Ken Taraszka

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Ken Taraszka talks about this year's time- and space-saving changes on the part of CEDIA, along with his take on new products from Meridian, Anthem/Paradigm, Speaker Craft, Classe, Bryston, and many more. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Ken Taraszka

Sep 27, 2010

CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Jerry Del Colliano

The one issue on everybody's minds this year was the economy and how it is affecting the industry. The show was smaller this year but the people who were there are the survivors and the more serious industry professionals. 3D technology was also everywhere but Continue Reading
CEDIA 2010 Show Report From Jerry Del Colliano

Sep 26, 2010

2010 CEDIA Show Report From Andrew Robinson

HomeTheaterReview.com writer Andrew Robinson was less than impressed with some of what he saw at this year's show, but provides the low-down on various aspects of what was there, including many variations on 3D for the home theater market. Continue Reading
2010 CEDIA Show Report From Andrew Robinson

Sep 20, 2010

1099 Earners Can't Get Home Loans Thus Aren't Buying Home Theater Systems

With the recent changes in the economy, banks are much less likely to lend money to anybody who works for 1099s as opposed to W-2s. Many of these people make a lot of money, but with the housing market slumping and a credit crunch on, banks are just not handing over funds to 1099 workers and that is preventing many of them from purchasing big ticket A/V specialty items. Continue Reading
1099 Earners Can't Get Home Loans Thus Aren't Buying Home Theater Systems

Sep 13, 2010

Building a Reference Grade Media Room on a Budget - Part One

Get an inside look at how Andrew Robinson built a custom home theater system to reference standards without blowing his modest budget. Tricks to save money on upgrading your own home theater abound here. Continue Reading
Building a Reference Grade Media Room on a Budget - Part One

Sep 06, 2010

Some Networks Fear That Apple Is Going To Destroy Television

It seems that PC manufacturers aren't the only ones worried about Apple. Apple's announcement that it is bringing out the new Apple TV, which will make television episodes available for rental on an individual basis. This may further erode the live viewer base. Continue Reading
Some Networks Fear That Apple Is Going To Destroy Television

Aug 30, 2010

An Insiders Guide To DVD/Blu-ray Rental Services Like Netflix, Blockbuster & Redbox

With all those video rental companies out there, ever wonder and/or get confused by which one offers what? This exclusive HomeTheaterReview.com article is here to help you figure out who you want to rent from, depending on your specific needs. Continue Reading
An Insiders Guide To DVD/Blu-ray Rental Services Like Netflix, Blockbuster & Redbox

Aug 21, 2010

What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon

Sound By Singer is one of those AV retailers that has seemingly been with us since the days of Marconi and his radios so it was a shock when over the mythical AV airwaves came word that Sound By Singer was closing. Now, before you go off and light your candles in a collective moment of silence know that Singer's closing is nothing more than a strategic business ploy and not a sign of an audiophile apocalypse. Continue Reading
What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon

Aug 16, 2010

Will Private Label AV Brands Kill Off Specialty AV?

Back in the day all a specialty retailer had to do was open up a boutique shop, stock a few name brand products and be open a few minutes longer than then their local bank and sit back and watch the money flow. Nowadays, with the proliferation of brands like Vizio and their endless distribution chains that include Costco and Wal-Mart can the specialty AV retailer survive let alone compete. Continue Reading
Will Private Label AV Brands Kill Off Specialty AV?

Aug 06, 2010

AV Forum Home Theater Spot.com Acquired by Parent of HomeTheaterReview.com

HomeTheaterReview.com and HDTVetc.com are both online publications that offer professional, expert views of home electronics technology. Now the two magazines' parent company, Luxury Publishing Group, Inc., has acquired reader-content-oriented site Home Theatre Spot.com. Continue Reading
AV Forum Home Theater Spot.com Acquired by Parent of HomeTheaterReview.com

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