Blu-ray disc players and Internet TVs have developed a lot in the recent years and there are more and more features to access online video and music content. In this article, we will have a look at the Sony BDP-S480 Blu-ray Disc Player to see whether it can replace a media PC.
Is 3D TV all that it’s cracked up to be and which TV manufacturers are making the biggest waves in the new world of 3D? The issue at the moment is that there are some significant differences between the technologies these companies are using to display 3D on their TVs. Ultimately, all these manufacturers are hoping that their technology becomes the accepted standard.
Just having a Home Theater PC is not enough. You need to connect it to your television if you really want to make the most of your system. The question which confronts every designer of an HTPC system is what high definition television system should you use to make the most of it?
Nowadays, many children are lucky enough to have their own playroom in the family home. Putting a TV in these rooms makes sense, not just for entertainment or for when they have friends round, but because a lot of children’s programming is educational and, in this respect, TV can become an integral part of their education.
Older children will often pressurise parents for a TV for their bedrooms. Whether this is a good idea or not is up to the parents. However, if you are planning on buying a telly for the kids, here are a few things to look out for.
Sony, Google and Logitech have all been making quite a fuss lately about their new technology that aims to bring the web to your TV. With a set top box from Logitech and an Internet enabled Blue ray player and integrated TV from Sony, the hardware side of things is looking pretty good.
The battle is still raging between Plasma and LCD over which is the best format to buy. Most people are looking for a TV that is future-proof, so what consumers really want to know is what, in the long run, is going to be winning format.
If you’ve ever asked why there are black bars above and below the picture on your TV or ever wondered what’s the relevance of 4:3 or 16:9, the answer is it’s all to do with Aspect Ratio. Basically, Aspect Ratio is shape of a visual image on any screen, whether at home or at the cinema, specifically, the relationship in size between the width and the height of the video image on the screen.
Who has the biggest flat-screen TV might be a great talking point when you’re in the pub with your mates, but when it comes to buying a new flat-screen biggest isn’t always best. What you should be looking for is the right size for the room in which the TV will be situated.
Along with the introduction of HDTVs, there have been many other developments and innovations in the high tech world of TV. This article will discuss how Internet-enabled TVs with the technologies such as Yahoo! Connected, Google TV and Apple TV are taking the role of the home television to a completely new level.
The use of high definition television (HDTV) as a HTPC monitor is a common setup for HTPC owners. However, choosing the ideal HDTV that will serve as your monitor can bring issues as most HDTVs were built to be just a television. Here are 5 tips for choosing the right HTPC monitor.