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Jan 12, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Adrienne Maxwell

What did major manufacturers like Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, LG, and Toshiba show off at CES this year? Read Adrienne Maxwell's show report to get the details. Here's a hint: the number 3 and the letter D were spotted all over the show floor. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Adrienne Maxwell

Jan 11, 2010

2010 CES Show Report- Andrew Robinson

HomeTheaterReview.com's reporter Andrew Robinson gives his impressions of the mood on the floor at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and finds a lot of people expressing cautious optimism after surviving the hardships of 2009. Continue Reading
2010 CES Show Report- Andrew Robinson

Jan 11, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Jerry Del Colliano

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about what he found this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including notably better spirits and better attendance numbers than had been present in the previous year. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Jerry Del Colliano

Jan 10, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Ken Taraszka, MD

Nowhere on the planet Earth will you see more people shopping for the latest and greatest in home theater products that at the International CES Show. Dr. Ken Taraszka takes a long look at the best from the world's biggest tradeshow. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Ken Taraszka, MD

Jan 06, 2010

Warners and Netflix Expand Deal To Provide Content After 28 Days

Netflix and Warner Brothers have inked a deal that will keep WB titles on the hugely popular service. There's just one catch. Fans will have to wait a full 28 days (1 month) after the film's initial release on Blu-ray and DVD before they're able to rent them. Continue Reading
Warners and Netflix Expand Deal To Provide Content After 28 Days

Jan 04, 2010

With Receivers Packing 9.2 Performance - How Many Channels of Surround Are Too Many?

9.2 surround sound is the latest technological advance in home theater systems. But with the economy in a deep recession and the fact that you need to purchase a lot of equipment to make these new systems work well, how much is too much when it comes to surround sound? Continue Reading
With Receivers Packing 9.2 Performance - How Many Channels of Surround Are Too Many?

Dec 28, 2009

The AV Business Is Cautiously Optimistic About The Economy In 2010

Despite all of the craziness that is still affecting most businesses in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis the like lasting fallout after a nuclear explosion, the audio-video business feels it has reasons to hope things will improve in 2010. Continue Reading
The AV Business Is Cautiously Optimistic About The Economy In 2010

Dec 21, 2009

Is The Home Automation Business In Foreclosure?

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano discusses the challenges faced by the home automation industry, which is being sucked into the undertow affecting many businesses affiliated with the current real estate situation in the U.S. Continue Reading
Is The Home Automation Business In Foreclosure?

Dec 21, 2009

3-D Making Major In-Roads In Home Theater Market

Contributor Jeremy Kipnis attended a special event at New York's Stereo Exchange highlighting 3D-capable displays in the front- and rear-projection categories. Mitsubishi demoed several of its large-screen rear pros, and Digital Projection, Inc. showed off a high-end front projector. Continue Reading
3-D Making Major In-Roads In Home Theater Market

Dec 15, 2009

What Bernie Madoff Could Teach The AV Business About Earning New Clients

Bernard Madoff for awhile was one of the most successful con artists the United States has ever known, and he is reviled today for what his greedy monetary shenanigans did to the entire country's economy, to say nothing of individuals who trusted him. Continue Reading
What Bernie Madoff Could Teach The AV Business About Earning New Clients

Dec 14, 2009

Home Theater Review Is Third Largest AV Publication In Any Media

It's official - in less than three years since its inception Aug. 1, 2008, Home Theater Review has become the world's third-largest publication serving the audio/video readership market, reporting on innovations, deals and other news for both consumers and professionals. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review Is Third Largest AV Publication In Any Media

Dec 07, 2009

What Happened At Krell and Why The D'agostino Family Is Out

Sometimes there is as much intrigue in the world of high-end audio as there is in the realms of politics, entertainment and narcotics. Such seems to be the case with the saga of the high-respected audio firm Krell and its founders, the D'Agostino family. Continue Reading
What Happened At Krell and Why The D'agostino Family Is Out

Dec 01, 2009

Comcast Cleared To Buy NBC Thanks To Vivendi Deal

In a deal that has stirred controversy over monopoly and anti-trust laws, cable giant Comcast has negotiated to purchase Vivendi's shares of NBC/Universal - the already combined network and studio - for the sum of $5.8 million. Continue Reading
Comcast Cleared To Buy NBC Thanks To Vivendi Deal

Nov 23, 2009

Cable Non-believers Are Missing Out On a Religious AV Experience

Its popular for people to bash cables and AC power products these days as "black magic" or "audiophile voodoo". Most of the hatred is based around many users being pinched for money. The ones who are willing to invest $100 per cable can find crisp, clean audio. Continue Reading
Cable Non-believers Are Missing Out On a Religious AV Experience

Nov 18, 2009

California Passes Anti-Flat-HDTV Legislation To Try To Save Energy

Is California's current attempt to regulate the sale of power-hungry TVs really the best approach to achieving a greener A/V industry? Does it spell demise for plasma technology? Jerry del Colliano makes his opinion pretty clear. Read on for more details. Continue Reading
California Passes Anti-Flat-HDTV Legislation To Try To Save Energy

Nov 18, 2009

Warner Brothers To Buy Back DVDs For Blu-ray Discs

For those seeking more shelve space and a little extra wallet cash, Warner Brothers is offering a deal - they'll buy back your old DVDs and sell you the titles on Blu-ray instead. This is similar to another deal in 2007, when the company bought back HD-DVDs as that format died out. Continue Reading
Warner Brothers To Buy Back DVDs For Blu-ray Discs

Nov 16, 2009

HD Video Games Are The Gateway Drug For Generation Y To High End Home Theater and Surround Sound

Video games are as additive to kids as a nice glowing rock of crack. With HD video and surround sound - many including Dr. Ken Taraszka, argue that the way to get Generation Y into audiophile topics is to speak their language... Continue Reading
HD Video Games Are The Gateway Drug For Generation Y To High End Home Theater and Surround Sound

Nov 09, 2009

Too Big To Fail: AV Manufacturers Look To Big Distributor AVAD For Their Future

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about how many of America's audio/video manufacturers feel about the electronics distribution company AVAD, which has been acquiring something of a monopoly in the trade. Continue Reading
Too Big To Fail: AV Manufacturers Look To Big Distributor AVAD For Their Future

Oct 30, 2009

AV's Next and Biggest Generation of Clients Deeply Affected By Unemployment and Under-employment

Historically, consumers in their twenties and thirties are the most avid purchasers of new audio/video technology. Unfortunately, because of the problematic economy, many of today's twenty-and thirty-year-olds are unemployed or at least under-employed. Continue Reading
AV's Next and Biggest Generation of Clients Deeply Affected By Unemployment and Under-employment

Oct 24, 2009

Hulu To Start Charging Users In 2010

Was Hulu and its free access to TV programming too good to be true? It appears so, as the company has announced that it will start charging a fee sometime in 2010. Hulu currently allows users to view streamed versions of popular TV shows, with commercials, via a Web browser. Continue Reading
Hulu To Start Charging Users In 2010

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