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Feb 22, 2010

Are Today's HDTVs Truly Disposable Electronic Components?

As Jerry del Colliano awaits the repair of his prized Panasonic plasma, he has plenty of free time to ponder this question: Has the HDTV become a disposable commodity? As flat-panel prices continue to drop, is it worth it to pay for a TV repair, or should you just upgrade to the latest model? Continue Reading
Are Today's HDTVs Truly Disposable Electronic Components?

Feb 20, 2010

D.C. Area MyerEmco Chain Slated To Close

After over half a century in business, MyerEmco, a specialty audio/video firm based near the nation's capital in Gaithersburg, Maryland, is shutting down. The company had previously shuttered individual stores, but new developments are causing it to close down altogether. Continue Reading
D.C. Area MyerEmco Chain Slated To Close

Feb 20, 2010

Kordz Brings Australian Flair To HDMI Cables To The States

Kordz, the Australia-based cable manufacturer, has announced the creation of Kordz USA to market and distribute the company's cables here in the States. Kordz has a reputation for offering better quality than the entry-level mass-market brands at a better price than you'll find in the high-end realm. Continue Reading
Kordz Brings Australian Flair To HDMI Cables To The States

Feb 07, 2010

Experiencing Your Dream Home Theater While On Vacation

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano gives a list of vacation destination hotels where visitors can experience (and perhaps preview) the best in home theater technology in the comfort and privacy of the rooms. Continue Reading
Experiencing Your Dream Home Theater While On Vacation

Feb 01, 2010

Finding New Consumers After The 25 Year Boom In Home Theater Is Over

P.T. Barnum famously said that there's one born every minute. He was referring to suckers (in his case, circus attendees), but he could have been talking about consumers. The trick is getting them to be fascinated by the same types of things that mesmerized their parents. Continue Reading
Finding New Consumers After The 25 Year Boom In Home Theater Is Over

Jan 26, 2010

Samsung, Dreamworks and Technicolor Ink Deal For 3D

An electronics company, a film studio and a film processing company enter into a deal together. That's what's happening with an agreement between Samsung Electronics, DreamWorks Animation SKG and Technicolor to bring forth new 3D home entertainment systems worldwide. Continue Reading
Samsung, Dreamworks and Technicolor Ink Deal For 3D

Jan 19, 2010

Home Theater Review Updates Its Comments System

Home Theater Review always welcomes legitimate comments from our readers, but we're somewhat less hospitable to spammers, flamers, phishers and the like. With this in mind, readers who wish to comment can either create a HomeTheaterReview.com account and/or use Facebook. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review Updates Its Comments System

Jan 12, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Brian Kahn

Brian Kahn reports from the 2010 CES show in Atlanta where 3D television and slim cabinets were garnering the most attention. Early indications are that there is more enthusiasm this year than a year ago. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Brian Kahn

Jan 12, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Adrienne Maxwell

What did major manufacturers like Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, LG, and Toshiba show off at CES this year? Read Adrienne Maxwell's show report to get the details. Here's a hint: the number 3 and the letter D were spotted all over the show floor. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Adrienne Maxwell

Jan 11, 2010

2010 CES Show Report- Andrew Robinson

HomeTheaterReview.com's reporter Andrew Robinson gives his impressions of the mood on the floor at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and finds a lot of people expressing cautious optimism after surviving the hardships of 2009. Continue Reading
2010 CES Show Report- Andrew Robinson

Jan 11, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Jerry Del Colliano

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about what he found this year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including notably better spirits and better attendance numbers than had been present in the previous year. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Jerry Del Colliano

Jan 10, 2010

CES 2010 Show Report - Ken Taraszka, MD

Nowhere on the planet Earth will you see more people shopping for the latest and greatest in home theater products that at the International CES Show. Dr. Ken Taraszka takes a long look at the best from the world's biggest tradeshow. Continue Reading
CES 2010 Show Report - Ken Taraszka, MD

Jan 03, 2010

HDTV Demand Outlook Improves In 2010 Powered by LED and LCD Sales

DisplaySearch is optimistic about HDTV sales in the coming year, predicting that TV revenue will increase in the first quarter of 2010 for the first time in six quarters. Part of the reason for this prediction is that global price declines are expected to lessen. Continue Reading
HDTV Demand Outlook Improves In 2010 Powered by LED and LCD Sales

Dec 28, 2009

The AV Business Is Cautiously Optimistic About The Economy In 2010

Despite all of the craziness that is still affecting most businesses in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis the like lasting fallout after a nuclear explosion, the audio-video business feels it has reasons to hope things will improve in 2010. Continue Reading
The AV Business Is Cautiously Optimistic About The Economy In 2010

Dec 21, 2009

Is The Home Automation Business In Foreclosure?

HomeTheaterReview.com's publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano discusses the challenges faced by the home automation industry, which is being sucked into the undertow affecting many businesses affiliated with the current real estate situation in the U.S. Continue Reading
Is The Home Automation Business In Foreclosure?

Dec 15, 2009

What Bernie Madoff Could Teach The AV Business About Earning New Clients

Bernard Madoff for awhile was one of the most successful con artists the United States has ever known, and he is reviled today for what his greedy monetary shenanigans did to the entire country's economy, to say nothing of individuals who trusted him. Continue Reading
What Bernie Madoff Could Teach The AV Business About Earning New Clients

Dec 14, 2009

Home Theater Review Is Third Largest AV Publication In Any Media

It's official - in less than three years since its inception Aug. 1, 2008, Home Theater Review has become the world's third-largest publication serving the audio/video readership market, reporting on innovations, deals and other news for both consumers and professionals. Continue Reading
Home Theater Review Is Third Largest AV Publication In Any Media

Dec 13, 2009

Panamax Co-Founder and Family Killed In Tragic Car Accident

Terribly sad news from the world of consumer electronics in that the John and Susan Maloney along with their two young children Alden and Grace were killed in a tragic car accident according to the company's website. Continue Reading
Panamax Co-Founder and Family Killed In Tragic Car Accident

Dec 07, 2009

What Happened At Krell and Why The D'agostino Family Is Out

Sometimes there is as much intrigue in the world of high-end audio as there is in the realms of politics, entertainment and narcotics. Such seems to be the case with the saga of the high-respected audio firm Krell and its founders, the D'Agostino family. Continue Reading
What Happened At Krell and Why The D'agostino Family Is Out

Dec 06, 2009

Consumer Shopping Site Reports On HDTV Buying Habits

A new report on Retrevo.com breaks down consumer spending habits in the consumer electronics space. The report analyzes how shoppers plan to spend money this holiday season, and things are certainly looking rosy for HDTV. Continue Reading
Consumer Shopping Site Reports On HDTV Buying Habits

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