Audio & Home Theater
Articles for TV & Electronics
New SONOS audio systems are hitting store shelves, and reviewers are already praising them for their easy set-up and ability to wirelessly stream digital music. For people who want to listen to MP3s and other digital music formats, the SONOS Play systems offer a chance to enjoy music from a personal digital library without being chained to a desktop or laptop computer or constantly carrying a smartphone or iPod.
The Pros and Cons of DLP Projection TVs
If you are looking for a new TV and are considering purchasing a digital light processing (DLP) projection TV, it is a good idea to weigh the pros and cons first. DLP HDTVs like the Mitsubishi 92" 3D 1080p 120Hz DLP HDTV can be more expensive than other high-definition models, but they have some great features that make them an excellent choice for the right kind of buyer.
3D Technology: Is It Here to Stay?
In the last year or two, 3D technology has made its way to us in the movie theater, and we have also started seeing a flood of 3D technology available to us at home. From HD 3D televisions and 3D Blu-Ray players
, we can now view programming in 3D right from our own living rooms.
Picking the Right Gaming System
If you are trying to decide which video game console to purchase for your own use or for the entire family, you are probably looking into the three major consoles: Xbox 360
, PlayStation 3
(PS3). We'll break down the basics of each console to help you determine which video game console is the best choice for you.
Guide to Streaming Internet Apps
Today's top electronics offer consumers variety of new apps and features. From flat screen TVs to video game consoles and Blu-Ray players, you can do some pretty fun things, even without your personal computer. Want to watch Youtube videos, update your Facebook profile or stream your favorite internet music station from your TV? You can do that!
The Difference Between I and P Resolution
Not so long ago when someone purchased a television, all they had to think about was the size of the screen and the price. Would it fit in the living room? Would it break the bank? But with the advent of new technologies, the world of HD television is proving to be a little more complicated for some. Once you learn the lingo, however, you will find that deciding on an HDTV is not so tough after all.
Top Video Games and Accessories
Wondering what gaming consoles, video games, and accessories are going to be hot this holiday season? We have a list of some of 2011's hottest video games
for adults and kids and have suggestions for the major platforms—Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3
What is HDTV?
The switch from analog to digital broadcasting coupled with so many new features for TVs
has made the world of home television a little confusing for some. Many people are wondering if HDTV is synonymous with digital TV and whether or not they need an HDTV to watch their favorite movies and shows.
Is the Sharp 70" AQUOS HDTV Right for You?
When shopping around for the right HDTV, consumers should consider a number of different factors and weigh their options carefully. After all, if you're in the market for a large flat screen TV like the Sharp 70" AQUOS, you want to make sure you get the most for your money.
7 Reasons to Mount Your Flat Screen TV
There are lots of reasons why mounting your flat screen TV is a good idea. Many mounts, including the lineup of Sanus TV mounts, come in a number of sizes and setups so you can mount virtually any size flat panel TV. In addition, most mounts are simple to install. If you are still not convinced that mounting your flat screen is the best option, here are seven more great reasons to consider installing a wall mount for your plasma or LED TV.
Introducing the Sharp 80-inch Aquos LED TV
At the end of September, the makers of Sharp TVs unveiled their 80-inch Aquos LED TV
, and it was big news. Literally. Sharp boasts that this mammoth LED-lit flat screen television with Aquos technology will be the largest commercially available television of its kind to date. It has a lot of people talking, and it's for some very good reasons.
Internet Blu-ray Players: A Great Way to Watch Your Favorites
There are so many ways to watch your favorite TV shows and movies these days. One of the most convenient ways to keep the whole family entertained is with an Internet Blu-ray player
. Blu-ray players seem to have won the war with DVD players despite their bigger price tag. This is due in large part to the fact that so many tech experts recommend Blu-ray players for a better viewing experience overall. Blu-ray gives consumers a clearer, sharper image and better audio quality than traditional DVD players.
TV Mount or TV Stand: Which is Better?
Shopping for the perfect flat screen TV takes some time. Not only do you need to compare prices, but you also must also compare model specifications to determine which TV fits your budget and your lifestyle. In addition to standard questions about screen size, resolution, and image processing, you should also determine whether you want to place your new TV on a stand or mount it to the wall.
Choosing the Right Home Theater System
Today's home theater systems are not just about pretending you're at the movies. They help improve your gaming experience, entertain guests with background music, let you show presentations and slide shows and give you access to the internet.
Sharp Quattron: Why Yellow Enables More Colors
You may have seen the recent commercials with Star Trek's Captain Sulu (George Takei) looking at a giant-sized Sharp flat screen with Quattron technology and saying, "WHOA!"
Size Matters: The Right Flat Screen Will Improve Your Viewing Experience
In elementary school, you may have learned that you should watch TV from a distance equal to the height of a basketball player. But since large screen HDTVs came out, that estimate has changed – unless there are 15-foot-tall basketball players now too. The rule of thumb is simple: the bigger your large screen HDTV is, the further away you should view it. hhgregg can help you determine the right screen size for your home. The following table provides the range of optimal viewing for different screen sizes.
Watch Movies Under the Stars
It's the dog days of summer, and it's too hot to sit comfortably in your family room. Or maybe you don't have enough space indoors to entertain the crowd that you expect. You can entertain more people more comfortably on clear summer nights by taking your home theater system outside. How? All you need is a portable projector, a speaker system and a portable screen.