Biting the Hand That Feeds – How AV Reporting Is Damaging the Specialty AV Industry

The specialty AV industry took a hit when the housing market bubble burst, and as a result so too did the specialty AV press. Since then the AV press has embraced new tactics in hopes of ensuring their survival, but are they helping?

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Follow Your Passion, Not a Path – Why I Decided (Again) To Go My Own Way

A few weeks ago I decided to make a change in my professional life. I talk about why it was time to make a change and what it means for you, the reader, in my latest post.

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Is Less Truly More When It Comes to Home Theater?

You don’t need a mountain of gear in order to bring the cinematic experience home, nor do you need to rely solely on a soundbar if you’re tight on space. 

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