How do you stream TV shows?

Streaming is an easy and cost-effective way to watch live TV, previously aired shows and movies. Once you’ve got the right equipment and setup, you’ll be able to stream for hours on end (aka “binge-watching”). Here’s a basic guide to streaming TV. Follow it and you’ll be binge-watching in no time! Use a high-speed Internet… Read more »

Where do you install a satellite dish?

Typically, the best place to mount a satellite dish is on your roof. The installer will inspect your roof and select a location unobstructed by trees or surrounding structures. Other common places to install a satellite dish include on detached garages, back decks or patios. Ultimately, your dish will have to go where it has… Read more »

Why is it Bad to Lay a Plasma TV Down?

Plasma TVs became wildly popular with the innovation of HD TV. While they’ve since declined in popularity – most TV manufacturers have stopped producing them altogether – you may have one if you’ve purchased an HD TV more than 5 years ago. The lifespan of a plasma TV can range from 30,000 to over 60,000… Read more »

How Close Should You Sit to the TV?

How many times have you heard sitting close to the TV will hurt your eyes? While watching TV from any distance can cause mild eyestrains, there is no direct correlation with sitting close to the television and permanent eye damage. So, instead of deciding where to sit based on protecting your eyes, choose the spot… Read more »

Tips for Avoiding Terrible TV Tip-Overs

Every year, thousands of people are injured in tip-over incidents, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). About 81% of tip-over fatalities occur in the home with 42% happening in the bedroom. Of these, one child dies every two weeks when a television set or large piece of furniture falls onto him or… Read more »

What is 1080i?

I could tell you that 1080i is the designation given to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, and that would be answering the question. However, what I just wrote might not mean much to someone unfamiliar with television resolution standards, scan speeds or the dynamics involved with HD broadcasting and how it translates… Read more »

What Are the Best Speakers for Surround Sound?

The best speakers for surround sound can come in many different shapes and sizes. As far as brands are concerned, that’s up to your own research and shopping to decide. While we could review various brands and the consumer consensus surrounding them, the real questions you ought to be asking aren’t which brands are the… Read more »

Can I get Internet when I order DIRECTV?

Yes, as a matter of fact, you can get Internet with DIRECTV television service. You can also get phone service, as well, when you choose to bundle other services with DIRECTV. Like many other television service providers, DIRECTV gives customers the choice to bundle. However, unlike some other providers, DIRECTV teams up with the best… Read more »

What Kind of TV Do I Need for DIRECTV, Hulu or Netflix?

Whether you’re trying to enjoy the 285+ channels of programming DIRECTV features or the offerings of Netflix and other streaming services, one thing you’ll definitely need before anything else is a decent television. In most cases, modern, flat-screen televisions will handle whatever you’re trying to do. However, there are some things you’ll want to research… Read more »

What is the Best Television for Gaming?

There are many different ways to answer this question since every brand seems to boast having the best TV for whatever. Let’s talk about one of the biggest issues you need to watch out for when it comes to finding the best television for gaming: lag. To the uninitiated, lag is the term for when… Read more »