Samsung has announced that it will no longer produce and distribute Ultra HD Blu-ray players in the US. Does this mark the death of the physical format and is Apple partly to blame?
Recent Home Theater Editorials
Is Star Trek Discovery the solid performer that CBS needs it to be to make their paywall App a success? Some believe that the controversial new Star Trek show may have seen its final season.
Klipsch made a big splash at CES this year releasing new soundbars, wireless speakers, wireless earbuds, and portable tabletop speakers loaded with new technology but with vintage roots.
The latest rumor about Apple comes via online prediction from Variety that says the iPhone maker will acquire Sony Pictures in 2019. Is Apple positioning themselves to compete with Netflix? Read on.
Love them or hate them Bose is the best selling audio brand in the world. Are they really "all marketing and no engineering?" We take a look at this iconic company and sort out truth from fiction.
Rockstar Games released its wild west game Red Dead Redemption 2 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, raking in over $725-million in revenue in its first weekend and has sold over 17-million copies.
The president’s escalating tariff war is wreaking havoc on American businesses that rely on Chinese manufacturing and supply chains. To see how this is affecting the audio market read on.
The Exodus 1 is a new smartphone by HTC featuring extra security measures for your blockchain, cryptocurrency keys and other data completely off-grid. Is it really safer? Read on to find out.
Brooklyn-based headphone startup Even says that every listener has a unique “EarPrint,” like a fingerprint that affects the way we hear. Their technology customizes the sound to your hearing profile.
Bowers & Wilkins, the famous British audio brand, is announcing the relocation of its world-famous research and development center to a new and larger facility with cutting-edge equipment and tools.
This is a one on one interview with Legacy Audio Founder Bill Dudleston. We discuss various aspects of loudspeaker design including the core philosophy behind Legacy products and new DSP innovations.
We recently took a trip down memory lane recounting some of the most glorious failures in audio-video history. Now we're shifting gears a bit and focusing on the biggest successes in consumer AV.
After a stellar 14-year run, Oppo has announced that it will begin the process of ending manufacturing of new products. They were a great AV company that will sorely be missed.
Memorializing the Compact Disc. Once upon a time, the CD was the ubiquitous music platform. Our story outlines how the disc-based music technology was adopted, loved and eventually abandoned.
We take a take a look at what we feel to be the biggest product failures in consumer A/V electronics and try to figure out what went wrong and how missteps today may lead to success stories tomorrow.
With Disney soon to own a majority of Fox TV and film Studios, the stars may have just aligned for the creation of the most powerful media conglomerate ever created. What changes will this bring?
The end is nigh for net neutrality as it exists today. Trump-appointed FCC chief Ajit Pai put forth a plan last week that promises to roll back Obama’s net neutrality policies. What's to come of this?
Star Wars Battlefront II has been lighting up the gaming community with bad press around what gamers are decrying as a corrupt in-game economy that gives unfair advantages to players that pay.
Sound United and DTS have announced the availability of a DTS Virtual:X firmware update for many Denon and Marantz A/V receiver to expand your immersive audio experience without needing more speakers.
DTS Headphone:X is a new technology that promises to change how we listen to music, movies, and television using our favorite headphones. Have initial reviews come up short of expectations? Read on.
Immersive audio isn't just Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. We demoed Auro-3D and looked at the technology, how to take advantage of it at home, and how it performed in a real-world setup with listening tests.
From a Q3 2017 earnings report, Netflix is at an all-time high in almost any meaningful measure. The online entertainment service has over 109 million subscribers worldwide but can it be maintained?
The premiere of Star Trek Discovery aired on the CBS network on 9/24/17 and was enjoyed by anyone who could get over-air reception. But episode one was a teaser to make you pay for CBS All Access.
On September 3rd, 2017, the world lost another musical legend - Walter Becker, one half of the duo that named themselves after a metallic sex toy from a William S. Burroughs novel; Steely Dan.
Ever wonder how companies come up with the names for their products? Can a name really affect sales and product perception? Can a clever name rescue a bad product? Read on to find out.
This article presents the different marketing strategies behind the way various consumer electronics companies present their products. It's all very intentional. Here's a peek behind the curtain.
T.H.E. Show Anaheim is set to take place September 21-24,2017 to demo new loudspeakers, audio components, home theater, HDTV, vinyl, headphones, virtual reality, & educational seminars. Register now!
Microsoft unveiled Xbox One X, its next generation game console at E3 last week. It features true native 4K Ultra-HD and HDR, but offers little else in the way of innovations. Will that be enough?