OLED Televisions, Myth or Reality?

There have been rumors abound on whether OLED televisions are real or products on a manufacture’s wish list. What is an OLED TV, you ask? An OLED TV screen is a major breakthrough, using a new technology, Organic Light Emitting Diodes. Actually, the earliest electroluminescence in organic materials was noticed in the 1950s. Usage was …

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How Will the Smart Grid Affect The Home Tech Industry?

Utilities are beginning to address the rising cost of energy, increased government regulation and energy independence by instituting a smart grid, which is capable of monitoring our homes’ energy usage and regulating how and when we use energy. The utilities can no longer depend on building new power plants; therefore energy conservation is the only …

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Internet Enabled Devices for your Home Theater

All though it is easy to find Internet sites that have streaming movies and video, you still need the right equipment on which to play it. With the right devices, you will have instant access to thousands of TV broadcasts from around the world, including movies, sports, e-learning and high-def (720p and 1080i). Some streaming …

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3-D Projector Line-Up

All I want for Christmas is a 3-D projector. I know, it’s 101 degrees out and it’s only August, but I can start dreaming, dreaming of watching Avatar in 3-D on my 161″ diagonal 16:9 screen. With movies like Clash of the Titans and Tron: Legacy available in 3-D Blu ray, I can hide away …

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Looking for a New TV Experience – Try The Internet

Until lately, if you sought to watch a video on your computer, it was more drawn out than a “B” movie on late Saturday night with commercials every ten minutes. This was due to the fact that the videos were buffered. Buffering refers to downloading data prior to playing the video. If a network is …

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Making Sense of Internet Radios

With streaming radio growing at a dazzling rate, you would expect a host of products to support this development. Well, the manufacturers are continuing to answer the call; and they continue to keep us happy, even if we are still wondering how the internet gets into the radio. Let’s try to make some sense of …

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Hey! I’m a Radio Station

When growing up, we old-timers bought LP records because we liked a particular artist and we could get twelve songs by that same artist on one record, which was a great improvement from the 45 RPMs. The 45 had one song on each side. In 1979, both Sony and Philips started work on the CD; …

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