25 A/V Twitters Worth Following
You can't escape Twitter. Even if you don't use it, you're bound to hear people talking about it. But, amongst all of the updates about what people are eating for breakfast, is a heap of good info. Here's a starter list to get your feed working for you.
The official Apple Trailers feed gives real time alerts when new content hits the site. They post everything from exclusive clips to new HD trailers, all of it free. Unfortunately, it also means that you'll have to use Quicktime. It's still worth it.
Sample Tweet: Ong Bak 2 - Teaser: Martial arts superstar Tony Jaa stars in and directs this epic tale of revenge set hundreds .. http://bit.ly/9JtXR
The community manager for one of the best online radio services tweets about new features and notable stations.
Sample Tweet:By request, a station based on the Pretty in Pink soundtrack: http://tr.im/vNmb RIP John Hughes.
The official account for the big, red movie machine breaks news about the service and even helps users who are having trouble to troubleshoot.
Sample Tweet: What wish would you like to send M. Night Shyamalan on his 39th birthday, today?
A useful spot for home theater news from down under in Australia.
Sample Tweet: Onkyo Creates HT Series Of AVRs: Twice Amazon also sells select AVRs in Onkyo's regular TX series as well as.. http://bit.ly/2S68yh
Microsoft's Zune guru gives lots of updates on the happenings in Redmond. He also has killer, eclectic taste in music.
Sample Tweet: watching that 70s show makes me want to download some classic 70s rock - like the 330 song playlist in Zune marketplace - zune pass!
It's currently the best spot to get news about Toy Story 3. They still update about their older titles, too, making it a must for Pixar nerds. It's OK, we're nerds, too.
Sample Tweet: Director Lee Unkrich makes a special announcement about a brand new Toy Story 3 character: http://bit.ly/iLOTM
Up to date info on all things equipped with Dolby audio. Their Dolbycast is worth a listen if you're into audio (which we know you are).
Sample Tweet: Latest Dolbycast: Online Multichannel Media: Streaming and downloaded content for the home theater. http://bit.ly/gvBWv
Information for total film geeks by the guys who care as much about A/V quality as we do. Just beware, you may end up spending more money now that you're current on their new releases.
Sample Tweet: The CriterionCast: Disc 2 - Episode 002 - On The Screen & Listener's Feedback: You'r.. http://bit.ly/dBpp8 (via @CriterionCast)
f you use Sonos's music system, you'll appreciate the station recommendation and update news.
Sample Tweet: Free music for your Sonos RT @imeem: Dr Pepper is sponsoring a free MP3 "I Need A Girl," Trey Songz' new single on imeem http://bit.ly/9RK8
Next time the UK style freaks release a $100,000 TV, you'll be the first one to know.
Sample Tweet: Check out the BeoVision 4 103" from Bang & Olufsen. Who else could make a 103" television on a motorised stand?
Serious audio engineers talk about things that make audiophiles get all tingly in the eardrums.
Sample Tweet: 06/27/2009 Computer Audiophile Symposium ---> http://bit.ly/ecTed
Product announcements and other news from the swanky UK speaker manufacturers. You can expect to fully experience the famous British politeness.
Sample Tweet: Meridian Hosts Event for its Most Dedicated Aficionados: 'Hitchhikers' to Visit Huntingdon HQ &ndash.. http://tinyurl.com/ngugxc
The makers of one of the best HD DVRs on the market dispenses company news and reminders about notable TV that you should be recording.
Sample Tweet: Moxi multiroom has arrived! Moxi Mate is a small, silent device for bedrooms, etc to play content from the Moxi HD DVR. http://bit.ly/2cMZ0A
The giant picture of headphones on their page pretty much sums up the content selection.
Sample Tweet: New Sound Tour webisodes are up! www.sennheisersoundtour.com
The Monsters behind the scenes are keen to help you with your Monster Cable issues. It's updated very frequently and really interactive.
Sample Tweet: PowerNet was featured on Fox Business News today. Watch the video & learn about getting Internet access without wifi @ http://bit.ly/41BrZ0
If you're an OmniMount user, you can send them a photo of your set-up for their gallery. It's like your TV is famous.
It's not all home theater related, but they do a lot of TV and audio news as well as link to some free content.
Sample Tweet: Samsung Free Krush Concert Featuring Maxwell, T-Pain, Others. Check out tour dates here: http://tinyurl.com/lxx7mr
They're the biggest seller of LCDs in the country, so its worth keeping up with Vizio as they claw their way out of the department store stigma.
Smaple Tweet: Complete 2009 Line of VIZIO LCD HDTVs to Feature SRS Audio Solutions: http://bit.ly/O92FF (via @SRSLabs)
Frequent updates with news about your shiny black video game console. The PlayStation store updates are particularly useful.
Sample Tweet: New on PlayStation Network: Rush Hour, Hot Fuzz, GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley & much more: http://bit.ly/Cc0P2 #psn
If you need help with your TiVo, there's a good chance the TiVo Diva can help you out.
Sample Tweet: About to make my way over to the Teen Choice Awards Gifting Suite. I'll follow up with what they're getting in the "goodie bags"...
Keep tabs on all of the new DVDs and, more importantly, Blu-rays coming out of the Fox camp.
Sample Tweet: Fox launches BD Live feature with Wolverine story in @videobusiness: http://tinyurl.com/ls946h
It's basically the same deal as the Fox feed, only with different titles.
Sample Tweet: On DVD today from Comedy Central: Jim Breuer: Let's Clear The Air http://bit.ly/3Xfj5U
We're obsessed with home theater gear just like you are. Join us. Join us....
Sample Tweet: You'll be surprised what a $300 Blu-ray player is capable of. http://tinyurl.com/mudar7
The fearless leader of the Sound & Vision crew finally caved and is letting you in on his HD-filled life.
While this one probably won't provide you with any useful information, the page itself is hilarious. One post condemning Twitter and stating the company's dedication to A/V gear. Classic.
Sample Tweet: OPPO Digital does not have any dedicated Marketing and Sales personnel. We are all focused on product design and customer service.