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Dec 24, 2018

Performance Versus Lifestyle: From a Reviewer's Perspective

Andrew Robinson has a few words for the naysayers who poo-poo his use of Vudu as source material for hardware reviews. Continue Reading
Performance Versus Lifestyle: From a Reviewer's Perspective

Dec 17, 2018

Trump's Technology Tariffs Create Continued Uncertainty for the AV Industry

No one can predict how these discussions will eventually play out. One thing's nearly certain, though: the continued uncertainty will affect the price of many tech products in the coming months. Continue Reading
Trump's Technology Tariffs Create Continued Uncertainty for the AV Industry

Dec 10, 2018

Prices on Used Oppo Players Are Insane

If these insane prices prove anything, it's that AV enthusiasts aren't over silver discs just yet. Continue Reading
Prices on Used Oppo Players Are Insane

Nov 22, 2018

HomeTheaterReview's 2018 Holiday AV Gift Guide

Whether you're looking for a little somethin-somethin to put under your own tree, or an AV gift for that someone special in your life, these are some of our favorites. Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's 2018 Holiday AV Gift Guide

Nov 22, 2018

Making Predictions on 4K UHD TV Pricing for the 2018 Holidays

The stretch of the calendar between Black Friday and Super Bowl Sunday typically represents prime TV-buying time. So, what are prices looking like this year? Jeff Berman breaks down the analysis and predictions. Continue Reading
Making Predictions on 4K UHD TV Pricing for the 2018 Holidays

Nov 19, 2018

HomeTheaterReview's Wireless Over-Ear Headphone Buyer's Guide

Whether you're looking for unbeatable noise cancelation, best-in-class sonic performance, or a solid mix of performance, style, and comfort, Jerry Del Colliano sorts through the current crop of circumaural wireless headphones to help you pick the right fit for you. Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's Wireless Over-Ear Headphone Buyer's Guide

Nov 05, 2018

HomeTheaterReview's 4K/Ultra HD TV Buyer's Guide

Having a hard time picking a new TV from this year's crop of top contenders? Our resident video expert Andrew Robinson has tested them all, and is here to help you wade through the competition. Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview's 4K/Ultra HD TV Buyer's Guide

Nov 05, 2018

Explaining Value Ratings In HomeTheaterReview.com Reviews

Star ratings. Reviewers hate giving them. Readers love arguing about them. But how do we actually determine what number of stars to hang on a product in the "Value" category? Continue Reading
Explaining Value Ratings In HomeTheaterReview.com Reviews

Oct 29, 2018

How Music Triggers Memories

There is perhaps no greater nostalgia machine than music. But Scott Schumer ponders just how much of the formative listening experience we need to recreate to fully transport ourselves back in time. Continue Reading
How Music Triggers Memories

Oct 22, 2018

Answering Reader Email: Room Correction Is Not a Panacea

Good room correction can work wonders, but it's no replacement for better speaker placement and reasonable room treatments, as one reader recently learned. Continue Reading
Answering Reader Email: Room Correction Is Not a Panacea

Oct 15, 2018

Ten Reasons Why Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon

It's not dead yet. Heck, it's barely even resting. Jeff Berman digs into ten advantages that brick-and-mortar AV retail has over online. Continue Reading
Ten Reasons Why Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores Aren't Going Away Anytime Soon

Oct 08, 2018

Ready or Not, Here Comes 8K TV

We've barely begun the Ultra HD era, but 8K is already on the way. When will you need it? Or will you? When will you get it? Or will you? Continue Reading
Ready or Not, Here Comes 8K TV

Oct 01, 2018

A Tale of Two L.A. Malls Sheds Light on the Future of AV Retail

It isn't about the stuff anymore; it's about the experience. And if specialty AV retailers don't learn that soon, they're all going to go the way of the Westside Pavilion Mall. Continue Reading
A Tale of Two L.A. Malls Sheds Light on the Future of AV Retail

Sep 24, 2018

Are Silver Discs Deader Than a Dodo?

Nah, it's just restin'. Stunned even. Probably pining for the fjords. Continue Reading
Are Silver Discs Deader Than a Dodo?

Sep 17, 2018

CEDIA Expo 2018 Show Highlights

Dennis Burger says you were the star of CEDIA Expo 2018, even if you weren't there. Continue Reading
CEDIA Expo 2018 Show Highlights

Sep 10, 2018

Can Krell Make a Comeback When Other Legendary AV Brands Could Not?

Can Krell pull off an audiophile miracle? With the help of one industry legend, perhaps it can! Continue Reading
Can Krell Make a Comeback When Other Legendary AV Brands Could Not?

Sep 03, 2018

My Current Musical Obsession: Streaming Radio Starter Songs

The one big difference between traditional radio and the new super-customizable streaming form of the same? You have to think of the perfect song to get your listening started. Continue Reading
My Current Musical Obsession: Streaming Radio Starter Songs

Aug 27, 2018

The Future of Home Entertainment is Smart, Not Big

Andrew Robinson says that if our hobby is going to thrive, we all need to embrace a more connected future that actually embraces the way in which consumers enjoy their entertainment today. Continue Reading
The Future of Home Entertainment is Smart, Not Big

Aug 20, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Ultra Short Throw Projectors

Ultra short throw projectors seem like a no-brainer: all the performance of a projector without the need for a deep room or long cable runs. But along with their advantages, these new projectors to carry with them some potential caveats. Continue Reading
The Pros and Cons of Ultra Short Throw Projectors

Aug 13, 2018

What Is Oculus TV and Should You Care?

VR is invading our territory now, with the promise of delivering 180-inch equivalent screen sizes. But will it fly with the home theater crowd? Continue Reading
What Is Oculus TV and Should You Care?

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