Your IT Network – Would You Buy a Ferrari With a 4-Cylinder Engine?

You already know we are living in a very “connected” world…even high-end coffee makers are Internet-connected these days. We increasingly rely on the Internet for so many things, and you need your network to be as reliable as possible. Our home IT network is the thing that increasingly connects us to the world, connects our home devices …

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A Shower TV? Hey, Why Not…It’s What the Cool People Do

Updated by Brian Locker on September 1, 2019 Back in 1999, we installed a very small “bathtub TV” at a Design House project in Los Angeles. Even though we designed and installed a completely invisible multi-speaker surround sound system in the adjacent bedroom (complete with a custom TV lift we designed), the bathtub TV got …

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Why I Love My Lutron RadioRA 2 System

A few months ago I installed Lutron’s RadioRA 2 wireless lighting system in my own home, along with their wireless thermostat and Sivoia QS Wireless shades. This was a retrofit installation, and I’m happy to report that it was easy to install and the end result is fantastic. If you experience the convenience, aesthetic, and …

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4K Resolution – The New Frontier in Home Theater & Media Rooms

What is 4K resolution? In a nutshell, 4K refers to approximately 4 times the maximum resolution of current high-definition (HD) displays. Today’s hi-def displays top out at 1080 x 1920 pixels of resolution, often referred to as “1080P”. At this time, there’s no agreed upon standardized definition of 4K (therefore the “approximately” 4x resolution). The …

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