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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - May 6/14

HDMI 2.0 - Ready or Not, Here it Comes

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HomeToys A/V Newsletter - May 6/14
 Commercial and Residential A/V & Automation Systems
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HDMI 2.0 - Ready or Not, Here it Comes
04/30/14, Christine Park, PureLink
What You Should Know Before Taking a Step Too Far, Too Soon

Fast, Furious, 4K: More Intense the Content, the More Important the Storage
04/30/14, THE Insider 
Content was king at this year’s NAB (National Association of Broadcasters), especially 4K content.

Five Ways to Make Time for Customer Outreach
04/30/14, Paul DiComo and Al Ballard, CE-Marketing Pros
Inattention to long-term marketing will only make your daily problems worse.

Lock Your Android Up Like Fort Knox
04/30/14, Seth Leitman, Green Living Guy
Unlike iTunes, the Android marketplace is an open store. That means any developer can put up any application for download.

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Home Audio - Everything you need to know about High-Resolution Audio, the future of music
The consumer electronics industry and news media only recently embraced the term “high-res audio.” Before now, it was often called HD audio (which we would argue makes a lot more sense). But, now that the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has gotten involved, standards are being formed and it looks like “high-resolution audio” is the way we’re going to go.
While high-res audio is really a very broad term that could apply to any kind of high-quality sound, it has become popular to use it to refer specifically to high-quality digital music files. For many, “high-res” means anything better than CD quality, but there are some measurements and formats we get into a little bit later that help us identify some of the most common kinds of high-res audio.  Full Article:
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