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Nov 09, 2015

The Importance of Good AV Support

Every instance of bad customer service and support hurts our entire industry, says Jerry Del Colliano, who discusses some of the simple ways that AV dealers can build customer loyalty. Continue Reading
The Importance of Good AV Support

Nov 02, 2015

Is Amazon Suffering an Identity Crisis?

You probably know that Amazon recently introduced its second-generation Fire TV streaming media player, which supports 4K streaming, uses a... Continue Reading
Is Amazon Suffering an Identity Crisis?

Oct 31, 2015

Stewart Filmscreen President/CEO Grant Stewart Passes Away

We are sad to report the passing of Stewart Filmscreen's president and CEO, Grant Stewart. Stewart, who had been battling... Continue Reading
Stewart Filmscreen President/CEO Grant Stewart Passes Away

Oct 26, 2015

CEDIA 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

Adrienne Maxwell discusses general trends and highlights specific products that were on display at the recent CEDIA Expo. Continue Reading
CEDIA 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

Sep 26, 2015

Best Buy Partners with Macy's to Sell Consumer Electronics

Best Buy and Macy's have announced plans to team up to sell certain consumer electronics products--including smartphones, tablets, Bluetooth speakers,... Continue Reading
Best Buy Partners with Macy's to Sell Consumer Electronics

Sep 17, 2015

SVS Subwoofers Now Available Through Crutchfield

SVS has teamed up with Crutchfield to sell its subwoofer lines through the popular consumer electronics etailer. Check out Crutchfield's... Continue Reading
SVS Subwoofers Now Available Through Crutchfield

Aug 24, 2015

Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall

Jerry Del Colliano offers five suggestions to help dealers earn new customers and build stronger relationships with existing ones. Continue Reading
Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall

Aug 15, 2015

Sesame Street Moves to HBO...Sort of

Wanna know how to get, how to get to Sesame Street? Don't go to PBS for new episodes, at least... Continue Reading
Sesame Street Moves to HBO...Sort of

Jul 30, 2015

Vizio Files for IPO

Vizio has filed to go public and expects to raise $172.5 million from its initial public offering. Underwriters include´┐ŻBofA Merrill... Continue Reading
Vizio Files for IPO

Jul 29, 2015

ESPN Will Go a La Carte "Eventually," Says Iger

FierceCable reports that, in a recent conversation with CNBC's Squawk Box, Disney CEO Bob Iger said that the company's ESPN... Continue Reading
ESPN Will Go a La Carte

Jul 27, 2015

DirecTV's Moving Service Is Truly a Nightmare

Jerry Del Colliano recounts his recent customer-service nightmare with DirecTV as he tried to prepare for an upcoming move. Continue Reading
DirecTV's Moving Service Is Truly a Nightmare

Jul 14, 2015

Amazon Promises Great Deals for Tomorrow's Prime Day

If you're in the mood to do some cyber-shopping, tomorrow is the day...if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, that is.... Continue Reading
Amazon Promises Great Deals for Tomorrow's Prime Day

Jul 13, 2015

ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Now Taking Place in Cleveland

LG Electronics USA, in collaboration with GatesAir and Zenith, is conducting field tests of the ATSC 3.0 over-the-air broadcast standard... Continue Reading
ATSC 3.0 Field Tests Now Taking Place in Cleveland

Jul 13, 2015

HTR Reader Survey

It's time to upgrade HomeTheaterReview.com, and we want you to help create the Internet's best resource for home theater reviews and news. Continue Reading
HTR Reader Survey

Jul 06, 2015

Audio Overshadows Video at CE Week Show

Video takes a back seat to audio product introductions and news at this year's CE Week in New York City, reports Jeff Berman in his show overview. Continue Reading
Audio Overshadows Video at CE Week Show

Jul 04, 2015

Consumers Are Placing More Value on Sustainability and Social Responsibility

GreenBiz recently reported on findings from the 2015 Eco Pulse study showing that a growing number of Americans factor a... Continue Reading

Jun 25, 2015

NBA League Pass to Add Single-Game and Team Packages

The NBA will revamp its NBA League Pass service for the 2015-2016 season, allowing subscribers to purchase a single game... Continue Reading

Jun 15, 2015

What Is the Oldest Piece of AV Gear You Own That Still Works?

Some theaterphiles and audiophiles take special pride in that ancient piece of gear they still own. We asked our writers to tell us about the oldest piece of gear they own that still actually works. Continue Reading
What Is the Oldest Piece of AV Gear You Own That Still Works?

Jun 08, 2015

Does Google Have the Power to Take Control of Your Whole Home?

Google's efforts to take control of the living room are being taken two steps further in 2015--first through the arrival... Continue Reading
Does Google Have the Power to Take Control of Your Whole Home?

Jun 06, 2015

Web-Connected TVs Are in 56 Percent of U.S. Homes, Study Shows

Multichannel News reports´┐Żthat about 56 percent of homes in the United States have at least one TV connected to the... Continue Reading
Web-Connected TVs Are in 56 Percent of U.S. Homes, Study Shows

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