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Feb 02, 2011

Sixth Avenue To Bail On Philly Market

It turns out that six is not Philadelphia's lucky number, or at least that Sixth Avenue hasn't had much luck in Philly. After spending approximately one year in the major Pennsylvania city, Sixth Avenue will be moving elsewhere, according to a report in Twice. Continue Reading
Sixth Avenue To Bail On Philly Market

Feb 01, 2011

Vizio Resolves Patent Dispute with LG

Resolving a two-year dispute, Vizio has signed a settlement agreement and made a cross-license agreement with LG Electronics, which had claimed patent infringements on certain Vizio TVs. Specific details on the agreements were not available. Continue Reading
Vizio Resolves Patent Dispute with LG

Jan 31, 2011

Deflowering the Myth and Mystery of the CES Trade Show

The Consumer Electronics Show that happens every year in Las Vegas doesn't get quite the media blitz that occurs every July at Comic-Con in San Diego, but there is still a lot of hype surrounding CES. HomeTheaterReview.com is here to help you decode the buzz. Continue Reading
Deflowering the Myth and Mystery of the CES Trade Show

Jan 27, 2011

Sharp Licenses Pioneer's Elite Brand Name

Pioneer Elite TVs live! Too bad it's in name only. Sharp has received the rights to use the Elite name on future high-end LCD (yes, LCD) TVs. The two companies will jointly market the TV line, and this gives Sharp access to Pioneer's strong dealer network. Continue Reading
Sharp Licenses Pioneer's Elite Brand Name

Jan 25, 2011

Crestron Sponsors DIY Network

DIY stands for Do It Yourself. Crestron actually did it with the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show - that is, the electronics company and CES co-sponsored the launch party for the new television series Hollywood Hi-Tech, which will air on the DIY Network. Continue Reading
Crestron Sponsors DIY Network

Jan 19, 2011

Wadia Bought By Fine Sounds Spa

Fine Sounds Spa seems like it could be the name of an establishment with a great acoustic system in the Jacuzzi and steam rooms. Instead, it is an Italian company that is the owner of Sonus faber and Audio Research. According to TWICE. Com, Fine Sounds Spa has now acquired Wadia. Continue Reading
Wadia Bought By Fine Sounds Spa

Jan 17, 2011

Transparent Audio Releases Active HDMI Cable: Capable of 3D Up to 65 Feet

Consumers who have been challenged by too-short HDMI cables vs. cables of the right length incapable of carrying all the HDMI features now have a solution in Transparent Audio's new Active HDMI Technology, which works for cable 30 feet and longer. Continue Reading
Transparent Audio Releases Active HDMI Cable: Capable of 3D Up to 65 Feet

Jan 13, 2011

CES 2011 Trade Show Coverage

Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is where all the top-flight electronics manufacturers display and demonstrate their new products and projects. The staff of HomeTheaterReview.com was on hand to report on everything there worth knowing about. Continue Reading
CES 2011 Trade Show Coverage

Jan 11, 2011

The Rumors Were True: Verizon Gets the iPhone 4

They say good things come to those who wait but the worlds worst kept secret has finally arrived for Verizon customers -the iPhone 4. The real question remains, will current iPhone 4 customers, you know the one's tortured by AT&T's horrid contracts and service, will jump ship to Verizon? Continue Reading
The Rumors Were True: Verizon Gets the iPhone 4

Jan 10, 2011

Audiovox to Buy Klipsch

Wells Fargo is giving Audiovox financial advice in its planned purchase of Klipsch, a company that is a much-respected purveyor of audio products. Both Audiovox and Klipsch had separate displays at CES 2011, but it seems that the former company is purchasing the latter via stock shares. Continue Reading
Audiovox to Buy Klipsch

Jan 05, 2011

Best Buy Launches Its Own Network

Okay, we all know that the Buy More on Chuck is supposed to be Best Buy, but Chuck is just one show, not a whole network, and besides, it's fictional. However, in the real world, Best Buy is actually launching a multi-channel network, according to AdAge.com. Continue Reading
Best Buy Launches Its Own Network

Dec 28, 2010

INOE Technologies Creates 4D Streaming

While a lot of companies are still trying to get three-dimensional technology working, INOE Technologies has created and implemented something they call 4D streaming. In this context, 4D allows the viewer to choose angle and proximity to content. Continue Reading
INOE Technologies Creates 4D Streaming

Dec 27, 2010

Cheap Is The New Trendy When It Comes To Today's Specialty Audio Video

Jerry del Colliano recounts the story of a friend's recent home theater upgrade and questions the state of specialty A/V retail. Has the commoditization of A/V products made it impossible to convince shoppers to step up to the next level of performance? Continue Reading
Cheap Is The New Trendy When It Comes To Today's Specialty Audio Video

Dec 24, 2010

Electronics Were Big Hit During Black Friday

For those not so full of food and football that they couldn't move, going shopping is a prime American tradition on the day after Thanksgiving. TWICE.com reports that electronics retailers were some of the biggest beneficiaries of this ritual. Continue Reading
Electronics Were Big Hit During Black Friday

Dec 15, 2010

Westinghouse to Unveil New Glasses Viewing System

Special glasses that improve the picture in both 2D and 3D for viewers will be previewed in prototype version by Westinghouse Digital at the 2011 CES event in Las Vegas, utilizing technology originally developed for the military, according to TWICE.com. Continue Reading
Westinghouse to Unveil New Glasses Viewing System

Dec 11, 2010

Best Buy Plans First Super Bowl Appearance

Super Bowl commercials are in fact the Super Bowl of advertising on television. The ads get their own reviews, separate from the big game. In fact, some people watch specifically for the commercials. Now Best Buy ins entering the Super Bowl ad scrum. Continue Reading
Best Buy Plans First Super Bowl Appearance

Dec 02, 2010

Panasonic Airs Celebrity Web Series

Electronics manufacturer Panasonic has announced LIHD Celebrity Hookup, a web series that is a spinoff of Living in HD, which launched in 2007 to help consumers understand their individual HD needs; the new celebrity edition begins airing on LivinginHD.com in December 2010. Continue Reading
Panasonic Airs Celebrity Web Series

Dec 01, 2010

VidaBox to Display Wide Array of Products at ISE 2011

Microsoft Media Center wasn't the revolutionary, take over the industry solution oh so many thought it would be but that hasn't stopped a few companies like VidaBox from using it as the backbone of their products. Vidabox is arguably the new king of all things Media Center PC and their new lineup looks pretty impressive. Continue Reading
VidaBox to Display Wide Array of Products at ISE 2011

Nov 30, 2010

Crestron Donates Home Theater to Soldiers

U.S. troops recovering from combat-related injuries at the Wounded Warrior Detachment Hawaii, located in Kaneohe Bay, can now enjoy entertainment in a home theater designed and donated by Crestron, which unveiled the facility at their fifth Eagles Program dedication ceremony. Continue Reading
Crestron Donates Home Theater to Soldiers

Nov 14, 2010

CEA Welcomes in Consumers

"Individuals," also known to business folk as "consumers," are now eligible to join the previously electronics industry-only Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), as reported by TWICE.com. Individuals can now purchase CEA memberships. Continue Reading
CEA Welcomes in Consumers

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