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Nov 21, 2011

Why You Should Care About 4K Video (Hint, it's our future)

The future is 4K, but what does that mean? That's exactly the problem. HomeTheaterReview.com editor Andrew Robinson explains the format to get you ready for what is on the horizon. Continue Reading
Why You Should Care About 4K Video (Hint, it's our future)

Nov 20, 2011

KEF Unveils Book Celebrating 50th Anniversary

KEF has been around for fifty years. To celebrate this occasion, the company has put together a rather elaborate book that details the company's founding and products throughout the year. Continue Reading
KEF Unveils Book Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Nov 14, 2011

John Caldwell Launches New Company: Grace Motif

John Caldwell, a man who has been in the AV industry for many years and championed many brands, has launched a new company based out of Scottsdale, Arizona called Grace Motif, with a new definition of luxury. Continue Reading
John Caldwell Launches New Company: Grace Motif

Nov 13, 2011

Panasonic Commits to New Jersey

Panasonic has resisted the urges that may have sent the company headquarters somewhere else and committed to building a new building and providing jobs in the city of Newark, New Jersey. Continue Reading
Panasonic Commits to New Jersey

Nov 10, 2011

The Bully Sound Company - A New Company from Dan D'Agostino's Son

Dan D'Agostino has had a long and storied career in the audio electronics industry. Now, his son is taking his swing at the market with his own company, Bully Sound Company, which was founded to offer quality with affordability. Continue Reading
The Bully Sound Company - A New Company from Dan D'Agostino's Son

Nov 07, 2011

LG Adds Advertising to Smart TV Platform

LG Electronics has attempted to create a platform that will allow developers to create more apps for the company's Smart TV service. However, it may affect users in an adverse way, as it means more advertising. Continue Reading
LG Adds Advertising to Smart TV Platform

Nov 07, 2011

The Next Video Format War Coming To a Home Theater Near You: 4K vs FauxK

It's been said many times over that when companies battle over a format, the consumers are the losers. It's true, and a new format war is brewing. However, it isn't too late to prevent a full-fledged format war. Continue Reading
The Next Video Format War Coming To a Home Theater Near You: 4K vs FauxK

Oct 31, 2011

HDMI Forum Created to Encourage Participation in Future of HDMI

HDMI Licensing, LLC is trying to get everyone not only on board with HDMI, but helping to technology to evolve. It is for that reason that a new organization has been created to add strength to the goal. Continue Reading
HDMI Forum Created to Encourage Participation in Future of HDMI

Oct 30, 2011

Eliza Dushku Named Ambassador for 2012 CES Entertainment Matters Program

The Consumer Electronics Association continues to work to get support from Hollywood in backing the Consumer Electronics Show. In keeping with this, CEA has announced Eliza Dushku as the ambassador for the 2012 Entertainment Matters program. Continue Reading
Eliza Dushku Named Ambassador for 2012 CES Entertainment Matters Program

Oct 24, 2011

What Steve Jobs Really Taught the Consumer Electronics Industry

Steve Jobs was a visionary, but his ideas can be grasped very easily. It is time we take those ideas and run with them, apply them to the consumer electronics industry and everybody can win. Continue Reading
What Steve Jobs Really Taught the Consumer Electronics Industry

Oct 11, 2011

Sennheiser Files 12 Lawsuits in Los Angeles

Sennheiser takes great pride in their products, so it makes sense that they take great offense to someone peddling knockoffs branded with the Sennheiser logo. So the company struck back. Continue Reading
Sennheiser Files 12 Lawsuits in Los Angeles

Oct 05, 2011

At a Time When America Needs Steven Jobs Most

Steve Jobs has passed away and America has lost a great visionary. Join us as we remember the many accomplishments of Steven P. Jobs and think about how his vision can still help us in the future. Continue Reading
At a Time When America Needs Steven Jobs Most

Sep 26, 2011

Balancing Your AV System Plan Between Blue-Chip and Consumable AV Components

Buying a piece of AV gear is an investment. But how do you determine if it is a good investment or a bad one? Or if you should treat the component as an investment at all? Maybe it needs to be looked at as something consumable. Continue Reading
Balancing Your AV System Plan Between Blue-Chip and Consumable AV Components

Sep 18, 2011

SRIus Importers Becomes the Exclusive Importer for Screen Research

A year ago, Screen Research merged with Adeo Screens to help preserve the future of the company. Now, Adeo has found a distributor to further secure the future of the Screen Research brand. Continue Reading
SRIus Importers Becomes the Exclusive Importer for Screen Research

Sep 15, 2011

CEA Begins to Create 21:9 Aspect Ratio Standard

There are 21:9 HD televisions that have been announced by several companies. To do deal with that and help the technology succeed, the Consumer Electronics Association has decided to create a standard. Continue Reading
CEA Begins to Create 21:9 Aspect Ratio Standard

Sep 13, 2011

CEDIA 2011 Show Report

Home Theater Review sent writers to CEDIA 2011 in Indianapolis. There were surprised to find a new movement beginning in AV products. Read on to find out what they found and what they thought of it. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2011 Show Report

Sep 12, 2011

The Risk of Buying Audiophile Gear Used

Online bargains and used gear can seem like a great idea. But there is something more than price margins you pay for by going to a physical retailer. You pay for safety, because there are dangers not often thought of from online purchases. Continue Reading
The Risk of Buying Audiophile Gear Used

Aug 29, 2011

The Next "IT Technology" For Specialty AV Wasn't 3D and What Might Be Next

The Consumer Electronics industry has been using 3D as the next "It Technology," but it hasn't caught on. However, that doesn't mean that the enticing technologies aren't out there. Or even already here. Continue Reading
The Next

Aug 25, 2011

Consumer Electronics See Online Sales Growth in Q2 2011

According to a research firm by the name of ComScore, the consumer industry is seeing quite a bit of growth. However, that growth is moving out of retail outlets and to the online options. Continue Reading
Consumer Electronics See Online Sales Growth in Q2 2011

Aug 20, 2011

CEA Finds Consumers Yearning for Audio Quality

CEA or the Consumer Electronics Association regularly conducts surveys and studies to keep a gauge on what the consumers' attitudes are like. This time they found out people have stronger feelings about audio than thought. Continue Reading
CEA Finds Consumers Yearning for Audio Quality

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