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2 weeks ago
In the hundred or so years that TVs have been around, countless innovations have been made in the field, some of which I covered in a previous article. But this isn’t about history—this is about what’s available and innovative right now. Without further ado, let’s...
2 weeks ago
The Bose® brand has long been synonymous with innovation. Every one of its speaker systems is as surprising as it is impressive. Bose systems are continually evolving and the company is always at the forefront of the latest trends. As wireless music systems continue to grow in popularity, Bose continues its tradition of releasing Internet-connected audio systems that offer a keen balance of sound...
1 month ago
Record high-quality video, day or night, with the P1435 Series Outdoor Bullet Cameras from Axis Communications. With a 95- to 35-degree...
1 month ago
If you've been waiting for a 4K Blu-ray Disc player to hit the market, your patience will soon be rewarded because Samsung is set to unveil the UBD-K8500, its first 4K/UHD Blu-ray...
1 month ago
TVs have come a long way in their relatively brief existence. They’ve gone from 8 x 8 resolution in their first demonstration, in 1909, to various versions of what we call 4K, the most common of which is 3840 x 2160. Over this 106-year period, the science behind the screen has evolved, from the initial 64 selenium cell matrix to the CRT (tube) TVs you and I grew up with, to plasma, LCD, and LED....
1 month ago
For years, Casio was known as “that calculator company.” High-school and college students, and those in the fields of science, engineering, and advanced math were rushing out to buy the latest scientific or graphing calculator for their increasingly difficult equations. They chose Casio for a good reason: not only did Casio develop the first all-electric compact calculator in 1957, the company...
1 month ago
We love our flat-panel TVs, but we don't always love the paltry speakers with which they're equipped. Sometimes, underwhelming sound quality is the trade-off we have to make for sleeker and slimmer television cabinets. Luckily, this is a trade-off we can easily remedy. The simplest way to upgrade your TV’s sound reproduction is to couple it with a soundbar. When pairing your flat-panel TV with a...
2 months ago
Installers the world over have long trusted Gefen for all their niche needs, from KVM switchers to wireless HDMI and more. Founded by Hagai Gefen, in 1998, the Chatsworth, California-based company received increased attention followed, naturally, by product demand after the company’s equipment was used for the digital signage setup in the 2010 X Games. Since that time, Gefen developed its Gefen...

2 months ago
In this video, you'll be able to see the uniquely designed Alienware Area-51 in action. Its triad chassis provides efficient cooling while also housing a 5th-gen Broadwell Intel® Core™ i7 CPU, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU. Play...

2 months ago
With a curved, 34-inch ultra-wide display, the LG 34UC87C provides an immersive experience that’s perfect for movie watching, gaming, and much more. The 21:9 aspect ratio, combined with the curvature of the display, ensures that all aspects of the screen reside at the same distance from the eye...
2 months ago
VIZIO is a brand that we have affectionately covered on more than one occasion, and for good reason. To put it simply, VIZIO makes great high-definition televisions. That doesn’t tell the complete story though; the company makes great HDTVs at prices that won’t leave you staring hopelessly through store windows—you can save that sort of behavior for sports-car watching. This California-based...
3 months ago
If you walked into a car dealership and blurted out, “Sell me a motor vehicle,” the salespeople would hopefully spend a little time qualifying you as a customer before shepherding you into an office to sign paperwork. This also isn’t an effective way to buy speakers for your home. There are just too many options that serve totally different needs. This article will help you pinpoint your personal...
3 months ago
2015 is here, and it’s almost gone. Cars aren’t whizzing by above our heads, and there isn’t a fleet of robots waiting to make our beds and take out the trash. Ah, the potential of technology that’s yet to come—having to walk to the kitchen and prepare my own latte is so yesteryear. Looking back to a childhood filled with Jetsons-like expectations for the future, present-day technology hasn’t...
3 months ago
What is a projection screen and what is it used for? A projection screen is a large reflective surface, usually white, that’s typically hung on a wall in a room at some distance in front of any type of digital or film projector for the purposes of entertainment, training, education, or sales presentation. Compared to a bare wall, a projection screen affords higher reflectivity, resulting in a...
3 months ago
When did your household appliances get smarter than you? Around the same time you decided to leave the timing of your meatloaf to the digital clock on your oven? We’ve come a long way since then, but we’re spoiled—we don’t have time for manual knobs and buttons. We want everything to be controlled by...

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