Onkyo Launches Four New Receivers
February 13, 2012

Onkyo this week unveiled a quartet of four A/V receivers for its 2012 line. The new products include the Onkyo TX-NR616 THX-Certified 7.2-Channel Network Receiver ($699), TX-NR515 7.2-Channel Network Receiver ($599), TX-NR414 5.1-Channel Network Receiver ($499), and TX-SR313 5.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver ($399.)

CEDIA Expo: Projectors Take the Spotlight
October 1, 2011

Sony's 4K VPL-VW1000ES ● Sony kicked off Expo by unveiling its first 4K home projector at CEDIA Expo, along with two new AV receivers from its high-end ES line, a Personal 3D Viewer and a wireless network speaker. Mike Fasulo, Sony Electronics executive vice president of sales, said the overriding theme of the new products…

JVC at CEDIA: New Projector Crop Includes Four 4K 3D Models
September 8, 2011

JVC presented revamped lines for both its professional Reference Series and its consumer Procision series D-ILA projectors at CEDIA Expo Thursday; the top four of the eight new models offer 4K performance – 3840-x-2160-pixel resolution, four times that of full HD –and all eight are 3D-capable.

TiVo Showing Premiere Elite DVR at CEDIA
September 8, 2011

TiVo will exhibit its Premiere Elite four-tuner, 2TB hard drive set-top box at CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis this week, the company said. "Only TiVo Premiere Elite seamlessly combines digital cable programming with the best of Web entertainment, in full 1080p HD, and with 300 hours of HD recording space," Doug Bieter, Vice President of Retail…

LG 3D TV Gets THX Certification
September 8, 2011

LG announced Wednesday that its new Nano Full LED model has achieved the THX 3D Display Certification, the first passive-glasses 3D television to earn that distinction.

Integra Readies Receivers For CEDIA
September 6, 2011

Integra said Tuesday that its THX-Ultra2 Plus Certified AV processor and AV receivers will debut at CEDIA Expo this week in Indianapolis.

Onkyo Debuts Flagship Receivers
August 24, 2011

Onkyo this week announced a pair of flagship A/V receivers, the TX-NR5009 and the TX-NR3009. Both sport 9.2-channel THX Ultra2 Plus-certified, and complete Onkyo's 2011 precesion line.

Elite TV Brand Resurfaces in LED LCD TV Line
August 4, 2011

Sharp will begin shipping next week the first of two models – a 60-inch LED LCD TV –  in an ultra-high-end line that will bear the Elite brand name it has licensed from Pioneer, with the sets being sold through an exclusive network of Elite authorized dealers.

What Makes a Good HDTV?
June 20, 2011

A TV is a big purchase, and we all want to get the best TV for our dollar. But what makes an HDTV the best? If you spend more, are you guaranteed a better TV? With all the jargon, marketing, and hype, what performance and features matter the most?

There are three main factors that determine how "good" a TV is. "Good" is clearly subjective in this case, which is why weighting the importance of the following factors is up to you.

When I sold TVs, I'd ask what people were looking for. It was really just for my own amusement