Archive for May, 2009

What are you really watching?

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Are you aware that even today, when HD is being promoted everywhere, most content is still being broadcast in standard definition? This is caused by several valid reasons and can impact the quality of programming you have access to as well as how much you are truly getting out of ...

Bedroom HDTVs

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Is the old TV in your bedroom about to fade away? Considering a newer and slimmer replacement? What would be your best option for a small room? That old clunker weighs a ton and has to go? There are so many choices when it comes to mid-sized (20 to 32 inches) ...

The Old On The New

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Ever wonder why regular TV programming looks not so great on your new HDTV set? There are few reasons for that. Original Material: SD content was shot and produced at a resolution and quality far inferior to what your new equipment is capable of displaying. For example, if a standard show ...

Size Matters

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Or Does it? Is it true that image quality is proportional to the size of your TV set? Well, to be honest, it is not. What determine the quality of your image are three distinct factors. First, your TV’s resolution is critical. This will determine the maximal amount of pixels or ...

SD content on HDTV

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

How does it feel when you think, legitimately or not, that the image on your TV set is well, horrible. Frustrating right? Well that’s one myth that is solvable and will instantly result in lower frustration levels and fewer trips to Best Buy. Since not all of our TV programming is ...

HDTV Resolution

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

So how does your TV’s resolution affect your viewing experience? Does a set with a higher resolution mean that you will be watching better looking TV? Not quite, since the primary factor that determines picture quality is the source and not the input device. Most frequently it is the original resolution ...