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May 26, 2009

Krell Releases S-1200 and S-1200u Surround Sound Preamp/Processors

The S-1200 surround sound preamp/processor is now available from Krell Industries. This new model took more than two years to design and is the latest addition to the Krell HMI 1.3 capable surround sound processor lineup. Continue Reading
Krell Releases S-1200 and S-1200u Surround Sound Preamp/Processors

May 23, 2009

Bang & Olufsen launches $111,000 BeoVision 4 103-inch Plasma HDTV

The new BeoVision 4 103-inch plasma from Bang & Olufson is one of the biggest televisions on the market and the only one of its stature to include a stand that can tilt or lift the screen so owners can achieve an optimum viewing position with just the touch of a button. Continue Reading
Bang & Olufsen launches $111,000 BeoVision 4 103-inch Plasma HDTV

May 22, 2009

Circuit City To Relaunch As An Online Play

Circuit City, which feels to most of us like it went into business back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, has been gone from the landscape for awhile now. However, as HomeTheaterReview.com expected, the company is making a return on the Internet. Continue Reading
Circuit City To Relaunch As An Online Play

May 20, 2009

Sirius XM Shows Loss In Overall Subscribers (404k) For First Time

Sirius XM has been a big hit with listeners for a long time - it offers both better sound quality and better music/listening choices than commercial radio. Therefore, the company has been surprised by a quarter that saw its subscriber base recede by over four hundred thousand. Continue Reading
Sirius XM Shows Loss In Overall Subscribers (404k) For First Time

May 20, 2009

A New World Order - Where and How To Sell Specialty AV Gear Going Forward

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano examines where a number of specialty audio/video manufacturers and dealers have gone wrong in marketing their wares to consumers and offers advice on how to start closing the deals again. Continue Reading
A New World Order - Where and How To Sell Specialty AV Gear Going Forward

May 17, 2009

HDTVetc.com Relaunches Online HDTV Educational and Review Site

Del Colliano Enterprises, Inc. announces the relaunch of HDTVetc.com. Formerly a print magazine aimed at the home theater enthusiast, the new HDTVetc.com site will be an online research tool for anyone who has questions about HDTV and related categories. Continue Reading
HDTVetc.com Relaunches Online HDTV Educational and Review Site

May 14, 2009

First Annual Loss for Sony in 14 Years

There is good news and bad news for the Sony Corporation today. The good news is that financially, the company is in better shape than expected. The bad news is that for the first time in almost a decade and a half, Sony has posted annual losses. Continue Reading
First Annual Loss for Sony in 14 Years

May 11, 2009

Denon Introduces Two New Value Priced Blu-ray Players

The DBP-2010CI and the DBP-1610CI are two new Blu-ray players from Denon Electronics in the company's Profile 2.0 series. These players are designed to give consumers high-performance audio and video without a commensurately high price. Continue Reading
Denon Introduces Two New Value Priced Blu-ray Players

May 05, 2009

April Showers Goes Wide Via iTunes The Same Week It Is In Theaters

April Showers, the drama about the Columbine tragedy written and directed by Andrew Robinson and produced by HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano, will be available both theatrically and on iTune-compatible devices within the same week. Continue Reading
April Showers Goes Wide Via iTunes The Same Week It Is In Theaters

May 02, 2009

Apple Rumored To Be Adding Blu-ray To Computers and iTunes 8.2

Although the big Mac company doesn't like anybody to talk about its doings before it is ready to make an announcement, generally credible computer news site CNET.com is reporting that Apple is likely to bring Blu-ray to its computers and iTunes 8.2. Continue Reading
Apple Rumored To Be Adding Blu-ray To Computers and iTunes 8.2

Apr 29, 2009

Krell Takes On An Investor To Make New Future-Minded Products

The acclaimed high-end audio firm Krell is bringing KT Capital Partners aboard as an equity partner in order to finance upcoming innovative projects, a spokesperson from Krell recently confirmed for this article by HomeTheaterReview.com. Continue Reading
Krell Takes On An Investor To Make New Future-Minded Products

Apr 28, 2009

Parent Company of Stereophile & Home Theater Mag Files Chapter 11

In a startling development that means a lot of bad news for technophiles who like to read, Source Interlink, a vast company partially owned by Ron Burkle, which owns a great many magazines aimed at the audio/video market, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Continue Reading
Parent Company of Stereophile & Home Theater Mag Files Chapter 11

Apr 27, 2009

Wilson Audio To Release New "Sasha WP" Speaker System

Everything old is new again. Well, not quite, but Wilson Audio's Sasha WP speaker system bears a conceptual resemblance to the original design for the beloved 1985 Wilson WATT. A teaser trailer for the Sasha WP is now available on the Wilson website. Continue Reading
Wilson Audio To Release New

Apr 27, 2009

Apple Denies Rumor About 1080p Video on iTunes

There are a few issues circling around the rumor that Apple has been are adding 1080p video, the highest available video resolution, to its imagery on iTunes. If Apple is able to do this, why would they deny it? Conversely, if Apple is not doing it, what prompted the rumors? Continue Reading
Apple Denies Rumor About 1080p Video on iTunes

Apr 20, 2009

The Limitation On Specialty AV's Next Generation Is Leverage

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano explores the link between the baby boomer generation and the rise of the specialty audio/video market. With the boomers aging, what can the market due to appeal to new customers? Continue Reading
The Limitation On Specialty AV's Next Generation Is Leverage

Apr 15, 2009

5 Reasons Why You Need To Go See The Movie April Showers (in theaters 4/24/09)

Andrew Robinson, managing editor of HomeTheaterReview.com, has written and directed the dramatic feature film April Showers, based on Robinson's experiences and memories as a survivor and witness to the Columbine school shooting tragedy. Continue Reading
5 Reasons Why You Need To Go See The Movie April Showers (in theaters 4/24/09)

Apr 13, 2009

InFocus To Be Taken Private By Oregon Company

Image Holdings Corporation (IHC), an Oregon-based private company run by John Hui, has entered into a definitive merger agreement with the formerly public company InFocus. This deal makes InFocus private, as it is now part of IHC. Continue Reading
InFocus To Be Taken Private By Oregon Company

Apr 06, 2009

An Open Letter To Audiophile Record Labels About Blu-ray For Music

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano makes the case for why audiophile music labels should be much more aggressive in bringing out both old and new audio titles, as well as concert videos, in the Blu-ray disc format. Continue Reading
An Open Letter To Audiophile Record Labels About Blu-ray For Music

Apr 06, 2009

Blu-ray Limits Its Growth Rate With Constant Firmware Updates

Home theater technology does not endear itself to users when every time the manufacturers make "improvements" on the products, these improvements require time, effort, research and frequently cash infusions on the part of purchasers to get all the elements to work together. Continue Reading
Blu-ray Limits Its Growth Rate With Constant Firmware Updates

Mar 31, 2009

Is Cheap The New Green? Not For Long In This Economy...

Yes, right now, while the economy is in bad shape, luxury stores like high-end a/v retailers are not doing well. It is easier to sell less expensive items right now than products with a lot of bells and whistles. While this may be the case right now, will it hold long term the way promoting "green" or environmentally friendly products will? Not in the USA it won't. Continue Reading
Is Cheap The New Green? Not For Long In This Economy...

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