“Let our rigorous testing and reviews be your guidelines to A/V equipment – not marketing slogans”
Facebook Youtube Twitter instagram pinterest

Recent Home Theater Editorials

Editorials

HDMI Licensing Responds to Microsoft HD-DVD 1080p Issue

Leslie Chard — February 13, 2006 19:00

HDMI Licensing Responds to Microsoft HD-DVD 1080p Issue

In a recent article in this space, Microsoft's HD DVD program manager Sage Schreiner implied that the failure of many HD DVD…

Editorials

Microsoft Windows Media Music Hits Cell Phones

— February 12, 2006 19:00

Microsoft Windows Media Music Hits Cell Phones

Not wanting to appear biased in the "portable music via cell phone" trend, Motorola inked a deal today to use Windows Media technology from Microsoft in a new line of music phones that would sell

Editorials

Laser Projectors Coming to Cell Phones and PDAs

— February 09, 2006 19:00

Laser Projectors Coming to Cell Phones and PDAs

Light Blue Optics Demonstrates Matchbox-sized PVPro™ Projector Evaluation Kit

Editorials

Movie Downloads Coming to Amazon.com

— February 02, 2006 19:00

Movie Downloads Coming to Amazon.com

It had to happen sooner or later, downloadable movies accompanying the DVD release timeline is the future. The question was who could pull…

Editorials

Super Bowl XL Party at Audioholics!

— January 31, 2006 18:00

Super Bowl XL Party at Audioholics!

Last year we threw an incredibly fun Superbowl party and had over 25 people in attendance. This year we wanted to outdo ourselves - a challenge to say the least, but one that we felt we could

Editorials

Victory for the Video Down-Rez Police

— January 29, 2006 19:00

Victory for the Video Down-Rez Police

Analogue down-rezzing, or the down-converting of video signals through analogue outputs, has long been speculated among videophiles as the fate of the new optical storage…

Editorials

Disney Patents Mood Sensing Media Player

— January 29, 2006 19:00

Disney Patents Mood Sensing Media Player

Potentially one of the creepiest new media technologies to come along in awhile, Jan 4th Disney entered a patent for a mood sensing media player. Once the device has been given a chance to build a

Editorials

The Content Delivery War - Revisiting Star Wars

The DVD Insider — January 23, 2006 18:00

The Content Delivery War - Revisiting Star Wars

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Editorials

Audioholics Showcase Home - First Look

— January 23, 2006 18:00

Audioholics Showcase Home - First Look

After 13 grueling months, the Audioholics Showcase Home construction has been completed. Now the fun begins.

Editorials

Cisco Systems to Be Another CE Player

— January 18, 2006 19:00

Cisco Systems to Be Another CE Player

You can now add Cisco Systems to the companies vying for your attention at upcoming Consumer Electronics Shows. Charles Giancarlo, Chief Development Office for…

Editorials

1080p: Are We There Yet? - Part 2

Josh Allen — January 01, 2006 19:00

1080p: Are We There Yet? - Part 2

As I stated in my previous article , I believe that 1080p displays are the Holy Grail of Video.

Editorials

I'll Take the StikAx Music, Video, DJ Whatsamagadget

— December 21, 2005 19:00

I'll Take the StikAx Music, Video, DJ Whatsamagadget

Subtitle: What to Get the Kid Who Has Everything

Editorials

1080p: The Holy Grail of Video - Part 1

Josh Allen — December 19, 2005 19:00

1080p: The Holy Grail of Video - Part 1

Every year at the CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association) Expo we see new products and new technologies. This year, all the talk was about the Holy Grail.

Editorials

Ask OPRA - Hums, Glossary, and Experts, Oh My!

— December 05, 2005 19:00

Ask OPRA - Hums, Glossary, and Experts, Oh My!

In the continuing tradition of addressing the critical issues in Home Audio and Home Theater, OPRA returns with new wisdom, new suggestions, and new lists… all of stemming from a shockingly bad grasp

Editorials

Twas the Night Before an Audioholic's Christmas...

— December 04, 2005 19:00

Twas the Night Before an Audioholic's Christmas...

Twas the night before Christmas when all through the…

Editorials

Getting a Sony Root(kit) Canal

The DVD Insider — November 27, 2005 19:00

Getting a Sony Root(kit) Canal

I Love It When a Plan Comes Together

Editorials

An Introduction to Imaging Science

, — October 30, 2005 19:00

An Introduction to Imaging Science

Excerpts and Notes from the Home Theater Cruise Presented by: Terry Paulin

Editorials

Video iPod... The Art of the Deal

The DVD Insider — October 26, 2005 19:00

Video iPod... The Art of the Deal

"Every Dream Has a Price" - Oliver Stone's Wall Street …

Editorials

Five (5) Audio Myths Dispelled

— October 17, 2005 19:00

Five (5) Audio Myths Dispelled

This article was originally published on AudioXpress, and dives into five audio myths that many well intentioned and well informed audiophiles still believe.

Editorials

The Demand for HDTV and Emergence of IPTV

The DVD Insider — October 16, 2005 20:00

The Demand for HDTV and Emergence of IPTV

The standards for digital TV have been in place since 1994. It has only been in the last few years that the sale of HDTV…

Editorials

The State of Downloadable Music & Storage

The DVD Insider — October 09, 2005 20:00

The State of Downloadable Music & Storage

Hardware, software, content owners and service providers are saying what Estelle Reiner (mother of Rob Reiner) said after watching Meg Ryan explain intimate relationships in…

Editorials

Toshiba's Latest Round of HD-DVD Woes

— October 03, 2005 20:00

Toshiba's Latest Round of HD-DVD Woes

In what appears to be a double play on Toshiba this week, Reuters reported that Paramount has officially backed Blu-ray Disc (joining Apple,…

Editorials

Audioholism - Is There an End?

Peter J. Benson — September 25, 2005 20:00

Audioholism - Is There an End?

I knew there was something awry the moment I entered the house.

Editorials

Ask OPRA: Comparing Subs, Cables

— September 22, 2005 20:00

Ask OPRA: Comparing Subs, Cables

In the continuing tradition of addressing the critical issues in Home Audio and Home Theater, OPRA returns with new wisdom, new suggestions, and new lists…all of stemming from a shockingly bad grasp

Editorials

The State of Blu-ray and HD-DVD

The DVD Insider — September 20, 2005 20:00

The State of Blu-ray and HD-DVD

It has been two-and-a-half years since next generation DVD was first announced (actually CES of 2003) by Sony.

Editorials

IPTV: HDTV and More on Computers

The DVD Insider — September 18, 2005 20:00

IPTV: HDTV and More on Computers

"The day I made that statement, about inventing the Internet, I was tired because I'd been up all night inventing the Camcorder" -- Al Gore

Editorials

Tom's Story: One Shoe to Rule Them All, and in the Press Room Bind Him

— September 09, 2005 20:00

Tom's Story: One Shoe to Rule Them All, and in the Press Room Bind Him

After my whopping 3 hours of sleep, I trudge downstairs to have breakfast with the gang. I'm so tired I can't decide if I should call my wife or not because I can't figure out if she's an hour ahead

Editorials

Toshiba, Sony Fail to Unify Hi-Def DVD Format

— August 22, 2005 20:00

Toshiba, Sony Fail to Unify Hi-Def DVD Format

Plans for a "one format to rule them all" unified high definition DVD format seems to now be officially scrapped after Sony Corp. and…