Industry Trade News (574 Posts)


Samsung Pulling the Plug on UHD Blu-ray

Samsung Pulling the Plug on UHD Blu-ray

This news comes to us rather circuitously. Our friends at The Digital Bits are reporting that, according to Forbes, Samsung is exiting the UHD Blu-ray player market, with the company's UBD-M9500 being the last of its kind, and plans for... Continue Reading

Industry Trade News

Its important for every one from the audiophile consumer to the AV store owner to a Wall Street stock analyst to stay on top of the news that surrounds the world of consumer electronics. With billions of dollars of sales worldwide, public companies and cutting edge technologies designed to converge computers and entertainment - the CE business is an every changing marketplace. This HomeTheaterReview.com news archive will keep you with your finger on the pulse of what's going on in the world of all things consumer electronics.

For anything and everything that happens in the industry, such as company partnerships, read the news presented here.

Industry Trade News Archives

Feb 11, 2019

How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Those of us who've owned homes over the past decade have little to complain about in terms of our overall... Continue Reading
How Will a Potential 2019 Real Estate Recession Affect Specialty A/V?

Feb 04, 2019

Inventory and Experience Are the Only Way to Compete with Amazon

Right before Christmas, we had a rare power outage here at my house. Thankfully my equipment racks are installed with... Continue Reading
Inventory and Experience Are the Only Way to Compete with Amazon

Jan 28, 2019

A Killer Popcorn Recipe Reminds Us How Specialty AV Should Be Sold

There are a lot of really fantastic retail stores in Beverly Hills. Rodeo Drive only starts to highlight what the... Continue Reading
A Killer Popcorn Recipe Reminds Us How Specialty AV Should Be Sold

Jan 17, 2019

dARTS Introduces Flyte System

MSE Audio has announced a new system from dARTS, which is set to make its official debut at ISA 2019... Continue Reading
dARTS Introduces Flyte System

Jan 14, 2019

An Insider's Look at Advertising in the World of Specialty Audio-Video

Outside of my work for HomeTheaterReview.com, I work in advertising and have for the bulk of my professional career. If... Continue Reading
An Insider's Look at Advertising in the World of Specialty Audio-Video

Jan 07, 2019

What the Death of CES Can Teach the AV Enthusiast

CES is pretty much irrelevant to the specialty AV industry these days. But what can we learn from the changing winds at the world's largest consumer electronics show? Continue Reading
What the Death of CES Can Teach the AV Enthusiast

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

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

Aug 16, 2018

New Audiophile Show Coming to Tampa in February 2019

The Florida Audio Expo just announced its inaugural show. This show will be held on Friday February 8th through Sunday... Continue Reading
New Audiophile Show Coming to Tampa in February 2019

Aug 13, 2018

Onkyo To Distribute TEAC in Americas

Onkyo just announced it has acquired exclusive distribution rights to market and distribute TEAC home audio products in the U.S.... Continue Reading
Onkyo To Distribute TEAC in Americas

Jun 25, 2018

The Impact of Trump's Tariffs & Tax Cuts on the CE Industry

We don't make a habit of discussing politics here at Home Theater Review, but new tariffs and tax cuts stand to have an enormous effect on our industry. Continue Reading
The Impact of Trump's Tariffs & Tax Cuts on the CE Industry

May 28, 2018

With Prices Falling, Why Aren't More People Getting Into Specialty Audio?

You can get higher-quality audio products for less money than ever before. Why then, wonders Jerry Del Colliano, isn't that increasing demand? Continue Reading
With Prices Falling, Why Aren't More People Getting Into Specialty Audio?

May 19, 2018

Sonos and Sound United Settle Legal Dispute

Wireless speaker company, Sonos and specialty AV juggernaut, Sound United, announced Friday that they've settled their issues regarding patent infringement.... Continue Reading
Sonos and Sound United Settle Legal Dispute

May 15, 2018

HomeTheaterReview.com Announces Major Editorial Additions and Changes

HomeTheaterReview.com, the leader in specialty audio/video content on the Internet, is making major additions and a few changes to its... Continue Reading
HomeTheaterReview.com Announces Major Editorial Additions and Changes

May 03, 2018

Sound United Launches Sound Start Foundation in Partnership with VH1 Save the Music

Sound United has announced the launch of Sound Start, a foundation dedicated to donating musical instruments to schools. In partnership... Continue Reading
Sound United Launches Sound Start Foundation in Partnership with VH1 Save the Music

Apr 30, 2018

What AV System Would You Buy for a 14-Year-Old?

Jerry Del Colliano reminisces about the first stereo system he got on his 14th birthday and asks this question: what AV components would you choose for a kid today to get him or her excited about our hobby? Continue Reading
What AV System Would You Buy for a 14-Year-Old?

Apr 23, 2018

Behind the Scenes at Netflix's AV Lab

Adrienne Maxwell pays a visit to Netflix's AV Lab, where audio and video specialists help Netflix filmmakers make the best use of advanced technologies like HDR and Atmos. Continue Reading
Behind the Scenes at Netflix's AV Lab

Apr 16, 2018

Random Thoughts and Observations From Axpona 2018

On a whim, Jerry Del Colliano decided to attend Axpona this past weekend. It was his first trip to this particular audio show. Find out what he thought in this week's featured news story. Continue Reading
Random Thoughts and Observations From Axpona 2018

Apr 09, 2018

What OPPO Digital's Goodbye Means to Your AV System

In a sad development, OPPO Digital has announced that the company is winding down all of its product production and manufacturing. Jerry Del Colliano discusses what this means for AV enthusiasts. Continue Reading
What OPPO Digital's Goodbye Means to Your AV System

Apr 02, 2018

What I Learned During My Trip to Technicolor

Find out what Adrienne Maxwell learned during her recent tour of the Technicolor facility in Hollywood. Continue Reading
What I Learned During My Trip to Technicolor

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