E3, Electronic Entertainment Expo, is an annual convention where the hottest video games of the year are shown. This week wraps up the 3-day convention for 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Tons of press conferences and interviews and demonstrations with game developers sadly draw to a close.
Are you wondering why YEW is talking about this, if we don’t even sell video games? Well, we want to know the trends in all generations of electronics and entertainment. That’s why we are bringing you just a few technology highlights from E3. Here’s a brief look at the coolest tech to look forward to: Continue reading
Mitsubishi‘s innovative Integrated Sound Projector (iSP) eliminates the need for separate audio components to provide a clutter-free home theater system. In setups where running wires and placing speakers are not easily accommodated, the new Unisen HDTVs provides a surround sound experience that cannot be matched. The iSP reproduces Dolby® Digital 5.1 channel surround sound from a single speaker cabinet positioned below the TV screen. The Unisen series is available in two different lineups — 151 and 153 — and several popular sizes — 40″, 46″, 52″. They can be purchased directly from this site, Your Electronic Warehouse. Continue reading
The House on February 4, 2009, passed “DTV Delay Act” or “S. 352″, legislation that extends the DTV transition process. The act postpones mandatory switching for TV stations and extends the converter coupon program. The bill, previously passed by the Senate, makes the official DTV transition date Friday, June 12, 2009. Keep reading for details.
Monster Cable® has done it again! The new Digital Life™ product line is the answer to the growing number of questions and concerns many electronics consumers have. As more and more devices fill our homes and pockets, the challenge becomes how to effectively connect them all and get the most enjoyment for the least amount of cost and frustration. Monster Cable is making things simple with their Digital Life products, with new premium cables and surge-protected power strips that meet or exceed industry standards at prices anyone can afford. And if you’re looking to save money and are going green, Monster Cable’s GreenPower technology can automatically turn off outlets to avoid wasting money and electricity. Keep reading to find out more! Continue reading
“Which one should I buy?” Trying to sort through the onslaught of technical jargon and conflicting advice usually ends with the customer making a rash decision driven by a desire to end the headaches and waiting instead of accurate and helpful information. We’ve already discussed the differences between resolutions (eg: 720p vs. 1080p ) and the importance of investing in HD technology (eg: digital transition in February 2009 ), but little has been said about screen size, viewing distance, or which panel technology is right for particular conditions and uses. Below you will find information to help you determine if you should buy a DLP , plasma , or LCD ; how big of a screen you should get; what the different technologies are best at doing; and how and where to position yourself/TV to maximize your HD experience. Continue reading
February 17, 2009 will be the day that analog TV broadcast ends and the U.S. will jump into a new digital generation. The switch to digital has already stirred some discussion and will probably be talked about more and more as we get closer to ’09. I have already heard several misleading statements about digital television and what is needed in order to receive it. Hopefully this article will help you get a better understanding of what the DTV switch is, and what you will need in order to prepare for it. Continue reading
High quality HDMI vs. Cheap HDMI is always one of my favorite debates just because I like hearing some of the ridiculous things people come up with. If you go into any forum that discusses this topic it will be filled with people who are trying to convince everyone to buy the cheapest HDMI cable they can find because all HDMI cables are the same. This statement could not be further from the truth. High quality cables will give you better results and are going to become more and more important as technology advances. Continue reading
Now that you know what components and connections to use for your High Definition System you need to know how to properly connect everything to your home theater system . This is a very crucial part of the process because a wrong connection can cause you a problem that you may mistake as a flaw in the component itself. Continue reading
The Bose Corporation has unveiled their brand new home theater systems the Bose Lifestyle® V20 and Lifestyle® V30 . Bose created the new Lifestyle® systems for consumers with existing DVD players other components like: Blu Ray or HD-DVD Players, Playstation 3, Xbox 360, HD Cable/Satellite boxes and iPod Docks. The Lifestyle® V20 and V30 share most of the same features as the Lifestyle® 48, 38, 35 and 28 systems with a few major upgrades. Continue reading
Remember the days when the only connections available on TV’s were stereo audio and composite video (the red, white and yellow inputs) and it only took about a minute to hook up components? Well those days are over and things have gotten a little more complex. For those of you who have never owned a high def or flat panel TV , you might be a little intimidated by the back panel the first time you look at it. Continue reading