Sharp Launches 70-inch UHD TV at CE Week
June 26, 2013

Sharp will begin to ship to select premium dealers beginning in mid-August its first entry in the Ultra HD (UHD) TV category: the 70-inch LC-70UD1U Aquos LED TV ($7,999.99) – the industry’s first in that screen size and the first to carry THX certification.

Onkyo Debuts New A/V Receivers
May 21, 2013

Onkyo this week announced the upcoming release of a new 9.2-channel TX-NR929 Network A/V Receiver, part of its mid-range lineup. It joins the 7.2-channel TX-NR828 Network A/V Receiver and the rest of its receiver products.

THX Tune-Up iOS App Will Have Your New HDTV Looking Better than Ever
January 29, 2013

Can an app make your TV look better? According to THX, the answer to that question is yes. Today the company is releasing THX Tune-Up, a calibration app for iOS it claims can help you get the best performance from your home theater setup. Tune-Up arrives just in time for the rush of HDTVs being sold ahead of this weekend's Super Bowl, and there's good reason for new TV owners to give the app a look.

True, there are those people that will pull a $1,500 big-screen TV out of its box

Rockford Fosgate First ‘Klippel Verified’ Aftermarket Car Audio Manufacturer
December 4, 2012

Rockford-powered aftermarket audio systems are typically loud.  Nothing wrong with that.  But how come the amplifiers have less wattage ratings compared with stuff at the flea market?  You ever see THX-certified outside of your movie theater or inside of your Lincoln?  The certification came from Tomlinson Holman as a way to set standards for how he wanted he sound to be reproduced.

Fueling the Hot Audio Market
October 16, 2012

CEDIA Expo provided audio suppliers with a stage to showcase highly featured components that mesh easily within home control ecosystems. Loudspeaker introductions were attuned to making TVs sound better, as was the case last year. Many of those speakers now included Bluetooth and AirPlay to give consumers easier access to audio stored on their mobile devices. Here are highlights:

Rising to the Top: Women in CE Style
June 27, 2012

The first Women in CE career-enhancement forum comprised of several presentations and panel programs illustrating keys to success for females in this industry. One of these panels focused on "Insights on Success: An Exploration on Rising to the Top."

Onkyo Debuts Three High-End Receivers
June 27, 2012

Onkyo this week announced the arrival of its new A/V receiver line, which includes three models. These include the TX-NR5010 Network A/V Receiver ($2,999) and nine-channel TX-NR3010 Network A/V Receiver ($2,299) which feature the first 11.4-channel implementation of DTS Neo:X.

Onkyo Debuts Mid-Line Receivers
March 26, 2012

Onkyo USA this week announced the arrival of the Onkyo TX-NR717 and TX-NR818, a pair of new 7.2-channel network a/v receivers. The two are THX-certified and feature both networking technology and high performance audio.