Lately the term HDR (high dynamic range) has been popping up in some of our coverage of new 4K TVs, and soon, if not already, you’ll hear the phrase bounced around at electronics stores and dealer showrooms. So what, you’re probably asking, is HDR for TVs and why should you care? HDR or high dynamic […]Get the Guide
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What to Look for in a TV Wall Mount
Flat panel TVs look great hanging up on the wall, but what do you look for in a TV wall mount? Are they all the same? Yes, and no (you expected a simple answer?). First, you need to figure out how and where you want to mount your TV. If your TV is going to […]Get the Guide
Understanding New TV Tech: OLED TV, Nano Crystal Technology, Quantum Dot and What It All Means
As new televisions arrive in electronics shops, custom installers and online stores, TV buyers are faced with an assortment of new technology terms and decisions: OLED TV or nano crystal technology or quantum dot. One of the most important questions buyers always ask is what’s the best flat panel TV. If you had asked me […]Get the Guide
Hidden Audio, Video and Automation in Hoboken
Outfitting a condo with invisible speakers, motorized hidden TV and a Total Control automation system.
Neighbor envy apparently is a potent driver for custom audio/video systems. That’s a good thing. This project in Hoboken NJ got started when the owner saw the Serious Audio Video truck parked outside as technicians were busy installing a system down the street. A conversation started, one thing led to another, and pretty soon the […]Get the Guide
New TV Tech: OLED and Quantum Dot
When the new 2015 televisions start to arrive at electronics shops, A/V showrooms, and online stores, TV buyers will be faced with an assortment of new technology terms and decisions. One of the most important questions buyers always ask is “what’s the best flat-panel TV?”Get the Guide
Multiscreen TV System is Like a Sports Bar in Your Home
Have you ever wanted to watch more than one TV program or sports game at once? A low-budget solution may be your TV’s picture-in-picture feature, but that’s clunky and not nearly big enough to enjoy properly. An article in the February 2015 issue of Electronic House explains the new and growing options for multiscreen home […]Get the Guide
More 4K Ultra HD TV, OLED and Nano Crystals Coming to 2015 TVs
For me, the annual Consumer Electronics Show, held in the beginning of January every year, is always about televisions—the newest TVs, latest display technology, the most outrageous claims… This year’s CES mostly didn’t disappoint in terms of new innovations (and exaggerations) from the major television makers. There were super large TVs, super expensive TVs and […]Get the Guide
LG Pulls Plug on Plasma TVs
Plasma TVs are basically dead. Move on folks.
LG officially joins Samsung, Panasonic and everyone else in abandoning plasma TVs, our favorite TV technology.Get the Guide
Hands On: Samsung UN65HU8550 4K Ultra HD TV
The Samsung HU8550 is an excellent choice for a flat, LED Ultra HD TV.
The Samsung HU8550 is an excellent choice for a flat, LED Ultra HD TV.Get the Guide
OLED, Plasma and 1080p Win the Value Electronics TV Shootout
What TV Technology is best?
A mix of new tech (OLED) and old tech (plasma) rule the day in side-by-side comparisons.Get the Guide