Although the initial entrance of HDMI into the CE market had problems, it's always had great potential.Unfortunately, potential-as my high school track coach often pointed out to me-can be the ugliest word in the English language. Much of the initial hesitancy of using HDMI in … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Improve HDMI
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In the beginning, there was stereo. Two speakers for two ears. (Well, before that, there was mono but let’s not go there). In the 70s, theaters added a few more channels of sound to make the movie-going experience more exciting This started an “arms-war” between the theaters and … [Read more...] about Is 7.1 Audio System Right Chioice For You?
Factory settings on TVs are almost always tweaked to maximum brightness and contrast and are enabled with image "edge enhancement" features as well. Manufacturers do this so that the TV picture will "pop" on the retail store floor compared to other models. However, this is not … [Read more...] about LCD TV Calibration – How To Calibrate Your TV
The future of just about everything is tied up with the Internet, and nothing is more tied up than television. This means IPTV, the delivery of television content over the Internet for viewing on a TV. There’s confusion over exactly what IPTV is and what it will be like … [Read more...] about Understanding IPTV
The HDTV plunge—everyone and their mother has either taken it already or is seriously tempted to do so. A brand new high-def set, however, is no small purchase. Which TV is right for you? A bright LCD set? A plasma with lusciously rich black levels? A supersize rear-projection … [Read more...] about Buying Guide: HDTVs Up Close