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Holiday Gift Guides
 
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TV gift guide

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Televisions (list)

There’s never been a better time to get a new TV to place in your living room, den or bedroom. Today’s TVs don’t just offer bigger screens, but there’s also high-definition to make the picture stand out like it was real. Then a...
 
Holiday Gift Guides
 
Soundbar Gift Guide
Soundbar Gift Guide
Soundbar Gift Guide

2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Soundbars (list)

Flat-panel TVs may look great, but the chassis doesn’t allow for the room necessary to add great sound to the mix. That’s the reason for a sound bar -- it can go below the TV, if on a wall, or just in front of it if seated on a...

 
Home Theater
 
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First Look at Sony’s XBR-84X900 84-inch 4K Ultra HDTV at Santa Monica’s Video & Audio Center

Big is better, but it’s not about size this time, it’s about resolution.  Sony hosted an event at the Video & Audio Center in Santa Monica to present their XBR-84X900 84-inch 4K Ultra HDTV. The XBR-84X900 displays an image ...
 
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Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

There are those who say that a Blu-ray player should do more than just play discs, but also provide a conduit to the Internet and access to applications and websites in a manner similar to that of “Smart TVs” and mobile devices...

 
Accessory Reviews
 
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Logitech TV Cam HD Review

Video conferencing has been around for a while -- heck I can remember as a kid trying out a version of it in a booth at Walt Disney’s EPCOT center. But for the consumer, “conference” isn’t sexy. Or interesting. And as a result ...
 
Home Theater
 
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Viewsonic VX2460h-led 24″ Monitor Review

 There was a time when a high-definition monitor and a large monitor were two separate issues to consider: you bought a monitor that had one of these attributes only because the price would otherwise be astronomical. That was t...

 
Accessory Reviews
 
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IOGEAR GW3DHDKIT Wireless 3D Digital Kit Review

Transmitting video wirelessly has been one of the “Holy Grails” of the home theater world. The idea of sending a video wirelessly from a video source device (be that for television or from a disc) means you lose the need for ga...
 
Accessory Reviews
 
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Belkin G1V1000 @TV Plus Review

 Some reviews are difficult not because of the technology discussed, but because the purpose of that technology doesn’t come across as having any value. We can all say that TV has its good moments amidst the bad -- and that’s w...

 
Displays
 
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Sceptre E465BV-FHDD 46-inch 3D LED HDTV Review

There was a time when you could only get a quality HDTV from a brand name. Add to that was size -- those manufacturers striving to equal the quality of the “brand” didn’t try and get too big for their britches...make that for t...
 
Home Theater
 
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BenQ EP5920
BenQ EP5920

BenQ EP5920 Digital Projector Review

If you’re looking to get a big picture, you can get a big TV. But if you’re looking to be able to take a big picture around with you, you’ll need a portable front projector. That requires a projector that can handle being taken...

 
Displays
 
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Hands On with Samsung’s LED ES9000 75-inch LED TV

Consumer Electronics by its very nature demands the up-close and personal touch. That’s been pretty much destroyed by the big-box stores who stack TVs in rows and treats you like annoying fans of a rock star who’s trying to get...
 
Home Theater
 
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Mitsubishi Diamond 842 82-inch 3D DLP Home Cinema TV main view
Mitsubishi Diamond 842 82-inch 3D DLP Home Cinema TV main view

Mitsubishi Diamond 842 82-inch 3D DLP Home Cinema TV Review

My neighbors put up with me because on occasion I help them out with their home theater problems. But I drew every askance look possible when the two guys wheeled this 82-inch HDTV over to my doorstep. Because it’s big -- reall...