Posts Tagged: "High Definition"

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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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7 Not Quite Hidden Features of Google Chromecast (list)

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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 performance. That’s what happens when preorder sales deplete stock before devices can...

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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” features are welcomed, it still always comes down to the “build” of the LCD panel that...

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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-ray Player knows exactly what that’s all about, even if it does have all those “frills” found in models...

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mohu Sky HDTV Antenna Review

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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 down, thanks to cable TV boxes and satellite receivers. However there...

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Sony BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player Review

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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.  Sony’s BDP-S790 3D Blu-ray Player does that in spades...

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Viewsonic VX2460h-led 24″ Monitor Review

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 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 then — now we’ve 24-inch monitors which cost less than an Apple...

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IOGEAR GW3DHDKIT Wireless 3D Digital Kit Review

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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 gauging how long a video cable must be, what...