For many years, video formats were essentially the least-complicated home theater topic you could think of. You had a CRT television with a maximum resolution of 480p that was likely hooked up to a VCR (or, if you were lucky, a laserdisc player) and that was about it. Regardless of the size of the TV […]
Everything you needed to know about your PC display settings
If wireless connectivity is in your future, it’s important to make sure your device or devices will work properly with your existing system. This isn’t a problem if you’re generally familiar with the ins and outs of certain brands or types of hardware. But those new to the world of wireless HDMI solutions should anticipate […]
How To Add HDMI Port To PC Desktops Using HDMI Cards
If you have ever connected a home video game console or AV receiver up to a new HDTV, you are likely already familiar with HDMI cables, mini display ports, ethernet, 1080p and ports. HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and it is simply a standard for connecting high-definition video devices for showing media with high […]
How to Shop for a Home Theater Projector
Purchasing a theater projector for the home requires a variety of considerations. You want to ensure that your projector is appropriate for the space, distance and brightness you need for your lifestyle. By recognizing the specs you want to look into as well as the standards you need for a projector in your home, you […]
In’s and Out’s of Video Compression
Did you know that when you watch a stream of your favourite show or film on Netflix, you’re experiencing digital video compression firsthand? What is video compression and why does it matter? Read on to discover the in’s and out’s of video compression in this guide to understanding the basics. What Is Video Compression? Whether […]
What does Latency Mean for Wireless Video Streaming?
Advancements in technology have made streaming video possible just about everywhere, to all of our portable devices—in our cars, on airplanes, and thanks to the advent of the smartphone, even in our pockets. But sometimes the quality of that video leaves much to be desired; at best, we might muddle through a short YouTube video […]
Best Streaming Services To Use To Rid You Of Your Cable Bill
In 2016, the average cable TV bill for viewers in the United States hit an average of $103 per month, up from the 2015 average of $99 per month, according to Fortune. Fortunately, alternatives exist, some of these alternative even are free. Multiple streaming services are available for watching favorite movies, network television programs, original […]
Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Home Entertainment?
Virtual reality or VR is slowly becoming a reality in home entertainment. With huge tech companies investing millions of dollars to come up with VR devices, the concept is no longer a theory. Tech leaders such as Google, Facebook, Sony and Microsoft, among others, are fighting for space and trying to outsmart each other. But […]