Archive for February, 2008

Getting Prepared for the Big Switch Over

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

As I have mentioned before, all broadcasts will be switched to digital on February 17, 2009. Therefore, if you hope to still watch television, you will need to either upgrade to an HDTV or you will need to purchase a digital over-the-air STB tuner to connect to your television. Determining ...

Are You Getting All That You Deserve From Your Local Television Station?

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

I don’t know about you, but I am really disappointed in those television stations that have chosen to abuse their allotted airspace so they can broadcast a larger amount of poor quality broadcasts. Now, I am not talking about the quality of the actual shows they are broadcasting. ...

Why Haven’t You Switched to HDTV Yet?

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

HDTVs have really come a long way in a very short period of time. According to the Consumer Electronics Association, somewhere around 6 million DTVs were purchased during the first five years these TVs were offered to the public. Only 300,000 of these sets, however, were integrated with ...

Introducing Sony’s New 2008 Television Models

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Sony has announced a new lineup of televisions for 2008. The fact that the company is moving away from rear projection televisions should come to know surprise, as the company had already announced it was working toward getting out of that market. Nonetheless, the new lineup of television ...

Setting Up the Picture on Your HDTV

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Once you purchase an HDTV, you want to make certain you achieve the best picture possible. Unfortunately, HDTVs don’t always have the best possible picture when they are first taken out of the box. Therefore, you will need to take a few steps in order to make sure ...

Setting Your Room Up for Optimum HDTV Viewing

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Unlike televisions in the past, today’s HDTVs actually require putting a bit more thought into how you arrange your living room. The angle at which you sit, the distance you sit from the television, lighting, and many more factors can affect the quality of the image as you watch ...

Understanding Analog and HDTV

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

If you are serious about your television entertainment, you already know that our current analog system is going to be completely replaced by a digital DTV system as of February 2009. That is only a year away, yet many people still don’t really understand the difference. So, let’s ...

Netflix and Blockbuster Both Side with Blu-ray

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

It’s looking as if Blu-ray is really gaining some major ground in the DVD formatting battle. In fact, it is looking so good for Blu-ray, that you might be able to safely go ahead and purchase a Blu-ray disc player without much concern. Many major players in the industry have ...

Sharp Reveals its “Special Edition” LCD and So Much More

Monday, February 18th, 2008

If you are a fan of Sharp televisions, you will be happy to hear that the company has announced that it will be launching 14 new LCD television sets. The new sets were unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show and really caused quite a rumble. In all, Sharp will be ...

Panasonic Announces Its New Plasma Television Models

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Panasonic used the Consumer Electronics Show to announce its new line up of televisions as well as a real crowd pleasing innovation. Despite the great new line up that Panasonic has to offer, the company garnered most of its attention from the 150 inch plasma television it had on display at ...