click on the chart for a larger version If you’re in the market for a new HDTV this year, I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that 2013 has seen the release of some of the greatest TVs ever made. Price, size, performance, all can be had at levels […]
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October 17th, 2013 · 2 Comments · 3D HDTV, HDMI, News, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Surround Sound Systems
Today’s thin TVs (both LED LCD and plasmas) leave little room for speakers. The result: limited frequency response, terrible dynamic range, very poor bass, and very little overall volume. The solution: connecting a soundbar or a sound system. Sales wise, soundbars are the most popular choice today, as they come in a wide range of […]
August 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, News, Reference Materials
UPDATED 8/24/13 According to industry sources and industry trade publication Consumer Electronics Daily, Sony plans to drastically cut the price of its Ultra HDTVs on August 25th. Sony is currently offering its entry level 55-inch XBR55X900A for $4999.99 (Unilateral Pricing Policy) and its 65-inch XBR65X900A for $6999.99 UPP . The new prices will be $3999.99 […]
July 21st, 2013 · 2 Comments · Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Reference Materials, UHDTV
For Ultra HDTV Product and Tech Part I Click Here During the 5-hour Ultra HD Conference conducted by the Consumer Electronics Association late last month, experts from the TV content, manufacturing, consulting, and marketing research sides of the industry made presentations. Technical issues were raised and questions answered. Here are the (ultra) highlights along […]
July 1st, 2013 · 7 Comments · 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Plasma, Reference Materials, Sound Bars
Updated July 4, 2013 OK, so you’ve done your research and picked the right HDTV for you. Now how do you get the best deal? LG, Toshiba, Samsung, Sharp, and Sony all have unilateral pricing policies (UPP) which means they set the lowest price an authorized dealer can sell a given TV. There […]
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 1st, 2012 · 7 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, News, Reference Materials
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) recently announced the official name for next generation higher-resolution displays: UHD for “Ultra High-Definition,” tossing out the more ambiguous “4K” name. Last week, LG Electronics became the first TV vendor in the USA to deliver an Ultra HD TV. This 84-inch LED LCD, known the 84LM9600, is the second largest […]
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.