What’s At the Top of Your Wish List?

What’s At the Top of Your Wish List?

Just like you can 'ooh' and 'ahh' over the latest McLaren or Bugatti, there are electronics out there that are works of art in their own right, creating an experience at home that rivals—or even exceeds—the real thing. We've compiled a list of the top-six drool–worthy...

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Is Your System Ready for Next Generation Gaming?

Is Your System Ready for Next Generation Gaming?

At the time of this writing, PS4™ and Xbox One madness is running rampant with some hardcore gamers waiting up to 18 hours to get their hands on a console. It's hard not to get swept away in the wave of excitement that is accompanying these consoles, which are in...

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Save Energy and Money with Connected Climate Control

Save Energy and Money with Connected Climate Control

The dog days of summer are behind us, much to the delight of our overworked air conditioning units and similarly overworked pocketbooks. Now we look forward to the crisp days of FALL and delightfully chilly winter nights. Get your hot cocoa and scarves ready and...

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Hot Technology Trends for Your Home

Hot Technology Trends for Your Home

The words “trade” and “show” when spoken together usually evoke yawns from those who have never been to one or memories of aching feet for those who have. However, the annual CEDIA Expo (put on by the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association) is special...

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Get Rock Star Audio in Your Media Room

Get Rock Star Audio in Your Media Room

When you watch TV, are you frantically pressing the volume control button up and down? One minute an explosion onscreen assaults your ears and threatens to wake the kids; the next, you’re straining to hear dialogue. That’s because the speakers included in today’s TV...

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Are Rabbit Ears the TV Technology of Tomorrow?

Are Rabbit Ears the TV Technology of Tomorrow?

In the world of consumer electronics, we often talk about “disruptive” technologies – innovative new products or services that come along, seemingly out of the blue, and forever change or modify the way we live our technological lives. The iPhone is an oft-used...

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Panasonic Announces First 4K Ultra HD TV Based on HDMI 2.0 Spec

Panasonic Announces First 4K Ultra HD TV Based on HDMI 2.0 Spec

HomeTheater.com writes: "In October Panasonic will begin selling the first Ultra HD TV based on HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.2a specifications. Part of the Smart Viera line, the 65-inch TC-L65WT600 is THX-certified and accepts 4K 60p video signals. The set, which will...

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Sony Introduces Curved-Screen LCD HDTV

Sony Introduces Curved-Screen LCD HDTV

HomeTheater.com writes: “Sony has announced that its first curved-screen LED-based LCD television, the 65-inch KDL-65S990A, will be available in October at Sony Stores and select electronics retailers nationwide at the price of $4,000. The TV is based on the latest...

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Ultra HD: Why Wait?

Ultra HD: Why Wait?

What could be better than watching a high-def image on a really big screen from the comfort of your own couch? How about an image that takes the already amazing resolution of HDTV and doubles it? Ultra HD—also known as 4K—is the latest in display technology with a...

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