Posts Tagged: "antenna"

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Gefen Wireless Extender for HDMI 60 GHz Review

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here was a time when a living room made space to accommodate the TV — now it’s the other way around. Flat panel blend into walls or sit demurely on cabinets that add to the room’s decor, instead of drawing attention to it. But no matter how inconspicuous, the cable...

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FlatWave Mini Indoor HD Antenna Review

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he advent of cable had people applauding when it first appeared some 20+ years ago: after all, now a home that couldn’t get any TV reception from an antenna could finally watch broadcast channels like ABC, NBC and CBS. But in a case of “be careful what you wish for,”...

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Channel Master DVR+ Review

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used to have a Replay unit in the early 90’s for recording TV shows  — it was clunky and the hard drive was noisy but it worked. To record shows today you have to depend on a digital recorder being built into a cable box/satellite receiver. That not only keeps...

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LG 29LN450W 21:9 29″ Ultrawide TV Review

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hybrid is often touted as providing the best of both worlds — in the case of the LG 29LN450W 21:9 29″ Ultrawide TV, a widescreen HDTV shares identity with a high-definition computer monitor. That the two work effectively combined is not surprising, although as can be seen, the 21:9 aspect...

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VMD Missile Striker RC Review

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here are RC (radio controlled) vehicles meant to be driven. And then there is Skyrocket Toys’ Missile Striker; an RC vehicle of mass destruction (VMD) meant to attack with. But while this futuristic-designed tank doesn’t have any problems in getting close to its target, it doesn’t have to. That’s because,...

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Mohu JOLT TV Antenna Amplifier Review

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Over-the-air broadcasts can look as good, if not better, than those provided for by cable/satellite companies. The mohu JOLT TV Antenna Amplifier takes an existing OTA digital antenna and beefs it up to perform at its optimal effectiveness. $59.99 isn’t a lot to pay to get a TV signal...

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DB8e Ultra Long Range Outdoor DTV Antenna Review

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A lot of people have come to terms with paying for TV — as in having a subscription service for a cable box or satellite.  But free TV — high-definition –only requires a competent antenna, because digital technology means you either get a picture or you don’t. But what if...

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NorthVu NV20 Pro Indoor Fractal Digital Antenna Review

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Not every consumer electronics product need be complicated to understand or use. Such is the case with the NorthVu NV20 Pro Indoor Fractal HDTV Antenna. What’s its “mission statement?” To gather in digital television signals so that a digital television (i.e., HDTV, flat-panel, call it what you will) can present...

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D-Link DIR-645 Whole-Home Router 1000 Review

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A wireless router has one job — to provide a signal that the “clients” (i.e., laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.) can pick up within a reasonable distance. And for that signal to be stable and consistent. By its very nature, the signal  pattern of a wireless router’s antenna(s) tends to be...