Posts Tagged ‘High Definition’
 
 
 
 
Home Theater
 
Channel Master DVR+ main
Channel Master DVR+ main
Channel Master DVR+ main

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 record...
 
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Home Theater
 
W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series main
W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series main
W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series main

BenQ W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series Review

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or a long time the only way to get a really big image at home was to have a front projector — TV sizes greater than 50-inches being scant and expensive. But since large flat-panel TVs are no...
 
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Google
 
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Chromecast-list-7
Chromecast-list-7

7 Not Quite Hidden Features of Google Chromecast (list)

Hulu finally kicked out an official mobile app for Chromecast. Yay! Google's $35 HDMI streaming dongle is a massive success. In truth this was cemented long before the majority of adopters even got a chance to validate the perf...
 
 
Home Theater
 
LG 55” Cinema 3D TV with Smart TV main secondary
LG 55” Cinema 3D TV with Smart TV main secondary
LG 55” Cinema 3D TV with Smart TV main secondary

LG LA7400 55” Cinema 3D TV with Smart TV Review

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e've reached the point where HDTVs just having a high definition picture (1080p) isn't enough; it now has to be as souped up as any smartphone. But while there's no denying that “smart TV” f...
 
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Home Theater
 
BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player back ports main
BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player back ports main
BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player back ports main

Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

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he addition of “smart TV” functions and other add-ons have clouded the main reason for getting a Blu-ray player: to play a high quality, high resolution 1080p video. Sony’s BDP-S790 3D Blu-r...
 
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Home Theater
 
DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher
DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher
DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher

DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher Review

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n HDTV needs to be "fed" a lot of content; hence the need for a variety of video sources being connected to it.  But most HDTVs don’t give you more than 2 or 3  HDMI inputs, and switching fr...
 
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Home Theater
 
Winegard Flatwave Amped Indoor HDTV Antenna
Winegard Flatwave Amped Indoor HDTV Antenna
Winegard Flatwave Amped Indoor HDTV Antenna

Winegard Flatwave Amped Indoor HDTV Antenna Review

Before cable, there was the TV antenna. But once a viewer got a taste of dozens of channels, the advent of cable television became the norm and paying for TV shows, even though it came with commercials, also became the norm. Bu...
 
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HDTV
 
Sky HDTV Antenna in attic
Sky HDTV Antenna in attic
Sky HDTV Antenna in attic

mohu Sky HDTV Antenna Review

Having a TV antenna was once a requirement for watching television -- pictures of houses in the 1950’s had vertical poles reaching up to the sky almost without exception. Today the main purpose of an antenna has been watered do...

 
Blu-ray
 
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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...
 
Home Theater
 
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VX2460h-led monitor main
VX2460h-led monitor main

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
 
IOGEAR Wireless 3D Digital Kit main
IOGEAR Wireless 3D Digital Kit main
IOGEAR Wireless 3D Digital Kit main

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...
 
Displays
 
Sony HX750 TV
Sony HX750 TV
Sony HX750 TV

Sony Bravia HX750 46-inch Internet LED TV Review

Now that 46-inches is the new “black,” I was pretty excited on seeing Sony’s Bravia Internet TV model, the HX750. Because of the size, to be sure, but also because it takes the whole concept of “smart TV’ and simplifies it even...