No HDTV will look its best using the out of the box picture settings and that’s why a Blu-ray calibration disc like the Spears & Munsil 2nd Edition is worthwhile investment. With it , the user picture controls can be set properly to optimize the picture under your particular viewing conditions. The details are after [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Sound Systems'
May 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, News, Product Reviews, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems
February 25th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Audio, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems
There are two equally important aspects to all televisions: the video, and the sound. Hard to enjoy (“enjoy”?) American Idol without sound, and Transformers V: Transformerer is an incomprehensible mess without visuals. Here’s the thing, despite over a decade of flat panel TV development, TV sound is as bad now as it’s ever been. But [...]
December 30th, 2012 · 10 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, LED LCD Flat Panels, Microdisplay Rear Projection, News, OLED, Plasma, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems
With 2012 behind us and surviving the end of the world (as according to the Mayan calendar), it is again time to look forward. We’ve collected all our insider industry trends and tidbits to make 12 predictions for the New Year. And for complete disclosure, we’ll begin with how we did with our 2012 predictions.
December 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems
No HDTV should be without great audio. The speakers in every flat panel TV are minuscule, and often face down or are behind the TV, neither of which are good for sound quality. So here are five well-reviewed soundbars at different prices that would be an excellent addition to any TV.
December 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems
Every TV needs something to go with it: A Blu-ray player, some better cables, maybe a media streamer. If you have a TV, or just purchased a TV, there’s some great gift idea that makes the TV look better, sound better, or maybe even perform better. Here are some HDTV Accessory gift ideas for any [...]
November 14th, 2012 · No Comments · LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Plasma, Sound Bars, Sound Systems
During the 2011 holiday buying season, Best Buy offered many online Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, but it failed to stock the inventory required to fill all the orders. The company made things much worse by failing to notify its customers until just a week before Christmas. “What happened last year will not happen [...]
November 4th, 2012 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Plasma, Sound Bars, Sound Systems
This week, the TV sellers have begun their pre-Black Friday HDTV deals. Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Sharp are offering price reductions of up to 44% off the retail price. In addition, we include the Samsung models with instant rebates and bundles (below) which are held over from last week. Amazon continues to offer 2% Back [...]
August 8th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HTIBs, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems
There are a few inexpensive accessories every HDTV owner needs to purchase. You should seriously consider a few others no matter what type of HDTV you own. We’ve put together lists and suggestions.