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Aug 08, 2011

Imagine a World With No Sony - It's Easy If You Try

Sony is a consumer electronics giant. Or is it? Many things have changed in the modern consumer electronics landscape, including the diminished presence of Sony. More than ever, a world without Sony doesn't seem so farfetched. Continue Reading
Imagine a World With No Sony - It's Easy If You Try

Aug 06, 2011

DLNA Certifies 1000 Televisions for 2011

The Digital Living Network Alliance or the DLNA has always been a proponent for having a connected home. With the wide amount of connected televisions available in 2011, it seems that the movement is really taking off. Continue Reading
DLNA Certifies 1000 Televisions for 2011

Jul 30, 2011

Toshiba Will Use Rovi's Total Guide

Toshiba just came to an agreement that will bring a new partner to the company for several years: Rovi. Toshiba will use Rovi's Total Guide in the company's products, which offers Toshiba some unique features. Continue Reading
Toshiba Will Use Rovi's Total Guide

Jul 04, 2011

International Academy of Web Television Announces Partnership with CEA

The International Academy of Web Television or IAWTV has reached an exclusive agreement with the Consumer Electronics Association or CEA, allowing the IAWTV to hold their most important event at CEA's most important event. Continue Reading
International Academy of Web Television Announces Partnership with CEA

Jun 27, 2011

Surprise, Surprise. Americans Love to Watch TV

Nielsen, the media company that performs the Nielsen ratings, which rank television usage and viewing habits, has released the results of its quarterly report, which contains some interesting information, if not all that surprising. Continue Reading
Surprise, Surprise. Americans Love to Watch TV

Jun 27, 2011

CEA Makes a Declaration of Innovation

Gary Shapiro announced that the Consumer Electronics Association has a new initiative to launch that just might turn the United States consumer electronics industry around, but it will take some work. Continue Reading
CEA Makes a Declaration of Innovation

Jun 22, 2011

Crestron Countersues Savant

In the continuing litigation between Savant and Crestron, Crestron has decided to strike their blow, leveling claims against Savant that seem in many ways to mirror the claims made by Savant in the first place. Continue Reading
Crestron Countersues Savant

Jun 20, 2011

Five Reasons Why Best Buy Could End Up Like Circuit City

Jerry Del Colliano takes on the big boys in the blue shirts to tell them what they need to do if they want to remain dominate, because their grip on the market is slipping and could be lost forever if they don't wise up. Continue Reading
Five Reasons Why Best Buy Could End Up Like Circuit City

Jun 13, 2011

Value Is The New Luxury For Home Theater & Audio Enthusiasts

In an ever-changing and ever-improving environment, AV consumers have begun to demand components that can do a lot more for a lot less, which is not a bad thing and Home Theater Review understands and supports this standpoint. Continue Reading
Value Is The New Luxury For Home Theater & Audio Enthusiasts

May 31, 2011

Amazon Expands Trade-In Program with Thousands of Electronics

Amazon.com has offered a great new opportunity to consumer electronics enthusiasts. Now users can trade-in their electronics to Amazon.com and the program is rather well thought out. Continue Reading
Amazon Expands Trade-In Program with Thousands of Electronics

May 30, 2011

CEA Study Finds That US Households Spend More Than $1,100 Annually on Electronics

The Consumer Electronics Association has conducted a survey of household consumer electronics ownership for the thirteenth time. The results are encouraging for certain parts of the AV industry. Continue Reading
CEA Study Finds That US Households Spend More Than $1,100 Annually on Electronics

May 16, 2011

The Power of Twitter

Andrew Robinson made a simple, honest request of Audyssey via Twitter, and was met with something he not only didn't expect, but something that is inexcusable from a customer service point of view. Continue Reading
The Power of Twitter

May 11, 2011

JVC Lays Off Workers

JVC continues a downward spiral as they lay off more workers. This is nothing new for JVC in recent years, as the company continues to hurt, and may soon no longer be the same company. Continue Reading
JVC Lays Off Workers

May 02, 2011

The Best Seat in the House Isn't in Your House: A Look at Bowers & Wilkins' Jaguar Sound System

Unless you are actually in the industry, and perhaps even then, chances are that you spend much more of your music-listening time in your car than you do in your home. Bowers & Wilkins designed their Jaguar sound system with this in mind. Continue Reading
The Best Seat in the House Isn't in Your House: A Look at Bowers & Wilkins' Jaguar Sound System

Apr 26, 2011

Philips Getting Out of the TV Business

TWICE has reported that Philips is selling off the greater portion of its European TV business to TPV, the Hong Kong-based manufacturer of televisions and PC computers. Philips has already closed down their Philips Pronto division. Continue Reading
Philips Getting Out of the TV Business

Apr 21, 2011

Court Orders Dish Network to Shut Down DVRs

Dish Network is in trouble with the US Court of Appeals over its use of TiVo. TiVo is trying to get a full injunction against Dish Network while Dish is suggesting that they will appeal the ruling. Read more details here. Continue Reading
Court Orders Dish Network to Shut Down DVRs

Apr 20, 2011

NHL Picks Comcast-NBC Over ESPN For Long Term TV Deal

In another example of corporate synergy, NBC/Comcast, which has ties with Philadelphia Flyers' owner Ed Snider, just made a deal giving the network the rights to televise the games of the National Hockey League for the next ten years, according to the Wall Street Journal. Continue Reading
NHL Picks Comcast-NBC Over ESPN For Long Term TV Deal

Apr 16, 2011

LG Electronics Begins 2011 Recycling Program: Great American Cleanup

Keep America Beautiful is sponsoring the Great American Clean-up, the largest U.S.-based volunteer "green" program. LG Electronics is on board with its push to recycle electronic components, including items like old DVD players, speakers and other units. Continue Reading
LG Electronics Begins 2011 Recycling Program: Great American Cleanup

Apr 14, 2011

An Industry Icon Gone: Sidney Harman Passes Away at 92

The firm of Harman-Kardon was formed in 1953, when Sidney Harman and designer Bernard Kardon joined forces in a company that has become one of the top names in the audiophile world. Harman passed away at the age of 92 on April 13, 2011, after a struggle with leukemia. Continue Reading
An Industry Icon Gone: Sidney Harman Passes Away at 92

Apr 08, 2011

DISH Network Buys Blockbuster

It seems a little unconventional for a home content video provider to buy a brick-and-mortar store chain, but that is just what has happened with DISH Network's purchase of Blockbuster's DVD/Blu-ray sale and rental business after the latter firm filed for bankruptcy. Continue Reading
DISH Network Buys Blockbuster

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