Today’s audio equipment does not exhibit that same degree of visceral appeal. Is the performance so uniformly good that a lot of the mystique and “skill” of picking out your personal system gone?
Recent Home Theater Editorials
COVID-19 crushed the idea of home theater tradeshows and with the decline of brick and mortar AV stores has the idea of actually listening to a demo of HiFi gear before you buy a thing of the past?
WarnerMedia announced plans to send its 2021 slate of films to HBO Max without consulting major theater chains like AMC or even its own partners and producers. How will the impact the art of cinema?
On Nov 11th, 2020, select 2019 and newer Denon & Marantz AV receivers will be receiving a BIG firmware update that brings DTS:X Pro, Front Wides, and also restores a key audio feature we've been asking for.
Is hi-end audio on its way out? Read our thoughts on the challenges that lay ahead for the next generation of audiophiles to create broader appeal and keep this passion alive.
I recently said the Legacy Audio Signature SE speakers are most likely the last pair of speakers I will ever buy. See how the Boston Acoustics Micro Reference 90s came to be this for another reviewer.
Microsoft buys Zenimax in the second biggest acquisition in gaming history. Xbox Game Studios at once solved its exclusive titles problem and stirred interest in pre-orders for Xbox Series X/S.
When COVID-19 messed with all of our lives, it also messed with our connectivity. How do we deal with dropped internet, loss of cell service, and more when our whole life is hooked up to the internet?
Home theater has changed a lot over the last 20 years. COVID-19 has made some changes in the way we live our lives, but luckily home theater might be one of the positives to come out of this.
American Onkyo dealers were notified of an abrupt distribution change in a “notice of termination” for their agreement with Onkyo USA, as it will no longer be fulfilling orders. What happens now?
If you are in the market for some new AV gear, you might want to make a purchase now as it isn’t clear when the next shortage or shipping delay might get in your way due to COVID-19.
With rumors floating that AT&T; might close DirecTV, the news that 954,000 subscribers left the service in Q2-2020 isn’t good. We're going to look at what your options are if you decide to cut the cord
The day we get big new speakers is an important day to us audiophiles. We’ve spent years researching them to get the best we can afford. Here’s the story of what are probably my last loudspeakers.
The interest of high-quality reproduced sound in the home has been an enduring interest for a large number of people. Is there a period that can be said to be audio’s “Golden Age?". Read on to see.
I recently tested positive for COVID-19 after struggling with what I thought was the flu for over a week. This survival guide suggests good reference audio and video material to get you through the isolation period.
Looking to buy a new electronic gadget this week? Thanks to the COVID-19 Coronavirus you may hear, "Sorry folks we're all out and don't know when new ones will come in." See how this is impacting us.
Synergistic Research is a company specializing in scam cables and audio tweaks based on pseudoscience like Foundation. Ted Denney publicly mocked my COVID-19 situation and threatened Audioholics.
This article discusses the importance of hearing safety and how to combat tinnitus using active hearing aids and soundscapes. Listen for a lifetime by not abusing your ears to enjoy true hi-fi.
How many Home Theater Reviews and AV Magazines simply massage press releases and pawn them off as product comparisons monetized with Amazon affiliate links that Google deems useful content? Read on.
What happens when your pre/pro separates are a hair too big for your entertainment center and your new amp fails after 1.5 years? Follow one mans journey to find out how vintage audio saved the day.
The Marvel vs. DC rivalry that was born in comic books will live on as AT&T; and Disney in the next battle for streaming video on-demand supremacy. Who will come out victorious?
Netflix has launched a “high-quality audio” feature that promises studio-quality sound for 5.1-channel and Dolby Atmos soundtracks. Read on to find out more.
How will Netflix survive Disney, AT&T; and Comcast moving into the already crowded streaming video-on-demand market? We explore how Netflix will try to continue staying relevant and keep its members.
The China-US trade dispute has spilled over into consumer electronics in a big way, and it’s changing the competitive landscape for cell-phones. Was Trump right about the Google - Huawei ban? Read on.
The social commentary in much of today's TV and film has become obvious and predictable, its superficial depictions of stereotypes play out like parodies.
Control4 has just updated their operating system in a big way. The goal was twofold; personalization and ease of operation for the end user. We beta tested OS 3 in our systems to understand its impact.
Privacy issues of the 5G future are just an extension of today’s online privacy concerns. learn how online spying is used to manipulate us and tear our country apart and learn how to protect yourself.
Anthem Electronics just made a good thing better with the launch of ARC Genesis™, the 3rd generation of their critically-acclaimed Anthem Room Correction (ARC®) software. See what upgrades you get.