Tag: TV

Buying A TV

TV Advice Buying a TV can be quite intimidating. When clients ask me what to get, here’s what I usually recommend. Go to a big box store (Costco, Sams) since they have an excellent return policy, good prices, and they don’t try to give you terrible upsells and warranties. If you want the best value,
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Why People Torrent

Cartoon from The Oatmeal depicting why people torrent content illegally. It’s clear why people torrent. But it took me a while to figure out why HBO does not offer HBO GO, their internet video streaming service, as a stand-alone option outside of cable, even for a high fee like $40/month. HBO’s co-president Eric Kessler said
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3D Video and Nausia

The Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) just wrapped up in Las Vegas and one of the main themes was 3D video coming to home televisions. Along with this, the big movie Avatar is being shown in many locations in 3D. While 3D adoption will grow, there are some problems such as having to wear silly glasses
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Buying a Home Theater Projector

Why you should buy a home theater projector Screen size. For the ultimate large screen (100+ inch) theater experience, a front projector is the only solution under $80,000. There are large LCD, Plasma, and rear-projector televisions, but none over 100 inches that can practically be purchased or fit through your door. Why you should not
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HD OTA Channel Lineup for DC

Over-the-air (OTA) high definition television is great. It provides free high definition programming that is higher bitrate (meaning higher quality) than high definition TV from cable, fios, or satellite. But it can be tricky to get antenna placement correct. Channel Spreadsheet I use a spreadsheet that I create from antennaweb.org data for installing HD OTA
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