Top 10 Tech Gifts for Dad
Looking for some last minute gift ideas for Dad? Give the gift of tech this year with some great ideas for every budget. From TVs to remotes to soundbars, streamers, players, discs and more, you’ll find the perfect present for Pa.
What HDTV manufacturers don’t want to tell you about TV sound
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…
Samsung’s 2013 Home Theater Audio and Blu-ray Players Revealed
Samsung just released details of its 2013 line of Home Theater, audio and Blu-ray players. New products for 2013 include a Soundbar with vacuum tube sound and wireless Bluetooth, a 7.1Home Theater system and a UHD upconverting Blu-ray player. Details are after the break.
HDTV Accessory Gift Idea Guide
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…
Deals 101: Back to School Video, Audio and HDTV Ideas
I always had a huge stereo in college, and a big(ish) television. It was pieced together from various deals I got working at Circuit City (the stereo, not the TV), plus various hand-me-downs and swap-meet finds. It was terrible. These days, for very little money,…
Samsung OLED! (and LED, Plasma and more…)
Samsung, today, unveiled a 55-inch “super” OLED flat panel TV. They also announced new LED LCD and plasma models. What makes them “super?” What makes the LED and plasmas “new?” All that, plus a lot of HD Guru-exclusive info, after the jump.
Surround Sound Receiver Basics and Buying Guide
The first step in converting your TV room into a home theater is an A/V receiver. These central hubs of entertainment do way more than just amplify sound for your speakers. Modern receivers feature HDMI switching, Internet audio streaming, and much more. But where to…
Why HDTV Sound Bars Suck
One of the hottest trends in audio is sound bars. These long, speaker-looking devices sit below a television with the goal of offering better sound than what’s available from the TV itself. In that regard, they succeed. They aren’t, however, decent audio.