By John Sciacca August 25, 2010
I recently changed my cell phone’s incoming message alert to a sonar ping. (“Give me a ping, Vasili. One ping only, please…” And, yes, it has already become as irritating as you might think.) So, last night I received a “Piiiing!” at about 11:00 p.m., with some information that was just too good not to share… Back in
By John Sciacca August 18, 2010
We all have those clients that are That Guy. And you know who That Guy is. They’re the ones that think that they are the ONLY clients that you have. That your entire company is teetering on the brink of extinction save for their singular largess of keeping you in business. These are the people that expect you to jus
By Jeremy Glowacki August 16, 2010
I’ve gotten used to filtering out positive spin from companies trying to position themselves in a down economy. That’s why I took what Polk Audio’s Al Baron said to me back in May 2009 with a grain of salt.
By RES Blogs August 15, 2010
It’s not to notice wholesale changes occurring within the consumer electronics community as a result of the Great Recession. Sadly, I just learned of the imminent closing of Sound by Singer, which has been one of the most respected, and equally vilified, luxury hi-fi shops in New York City.
By Jeremy Glowacki August 10, 2010
There’s been a lot of talk since the housing bubble burst a few years ago about the need to embrace retrofit technologies in the CEDIA industry.
WHDI is one wireless HD technology that promises low latency in multiple rooms of the ho
By Jeremy Glowacki August 04, 2010
Sometimes you write or edit something that you know will set off a firestorm with readers. Other times, you think you’ve got it completely right, but hit a hot button anyway. Sometimes, all it takes is one wrong word.
Register for CEDIA's HDMI Webinar, taught by Steven Venuti, HDM
By John Sciacca August 02, 2010
Oh, HDMI… just when you promise that all of your problems are fixed and that we shouldn't have any more bizarre handshaking or copy-protection issues, there you are, lurking just below the surface to give me an unexpected bite on the HDM-Ass! On the surface HDMI sounds like it would be the greatest thing ever, includ