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Yet Again, You get What You Pay For – Why all HDR on TVs isn’t the same

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Good overview of the HDR technology applied to TV’s.  We are very happy to offer the XBR series of Sony TV’s and OLED’s from LG. See a full description at: CNET HDR Article

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More love for our Fav soundbar, the $700 Sonos Playbar.

Posted by on Apr 22, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Click "Read More" for details and link to article.

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Sling TV – Cable/Sat TV alternative?

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Sling TV – Cable/Sat TV alternative?

Sling TV: A good overview.

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Tips for Better TV Sound from the Sonos Playbar

Posted by on Dec 3, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Tips for Better TV Sound from the Sonos Playbar

There are a couple unique features only on the Sonos Playbar and only when listening to TV audio programs. Many forget these two options that can really improve you listening experience.

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Streaming a web video wirelessly to a Roku enabled TV

Posted by on Nov 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

So the athletic event I wanted to watch is not on WatchESPN or any other streaming service.  The college is streaming it on their web site, but I don’t want to watch it on a phone or tablet. With a Roku attached TV, a web video can be “cast” to the Roku app R-cast. See R-cast Roku Streaming.  It is free trial requires restarting the video every 10 minutes, but includes all capability. 

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News on the online music front

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

News on the online music front

Music services mimicking video services with exclusive artists and content.  An An apple streaming service on the way to enhance Prime music? Link – Streaming Music Wars from CNN

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NBC Sports jumps into the livestream game just in time for the Olympics

Posted by on Jun 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Shared from Apple News “NBC Sports has announced a new video livestreaming service called Playmaker Media, which will look to compete with companies like MLB Advanced Media to air live sports online. The move underscores the importance of being able to solve the technical challenges of streaming live events over the Internet to large audiences.” Read the full story: https://apple.news/ArEArNXu9NmS2pd4t2twAfg

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How fast to stream HD video? How to measure your streaming speed?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

A good article from USA today hits thes questions and a couple other tips. Historically, Netflix does the best job with slow internet service and realtime up’s and down’s in speed. “For starters, Netflix recommends minimum Internet connection speeds of three megabits per second for standard-definition video quality, five Mbps for HD, and 25 Mbps for Ultra HD content.” “Nothing takes all the excitement out of streaming quite like buffering. When that happens, pull up Fast.com on your phone, tablet, computer or TV....

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How do Streaming Services Compare?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

How do Streaming Services Compare?

USA Today has a nice summary of how the video streaming services compare.  Make sure you check out Sling TV if you are cutting the cord. Click on the image to read the USA Today article:

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Sony TV’s Roll

Posted by on Apr 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Sony TV’s Roll

Wow, 2015 saw an amazing turnaround from Sony in the high end TV market.  We sold as many Sony’s in a good week as we sold in all of 2014!  They continued delivering terrific picture quality but dramatically reduced their pricing.  This Picture Quality, along with introduction of a solid Android platform for Smart TV, are a winning combination. The new 2016’s are shipping and will likely continue to lead the market.  Click below to view the Wired article. Click for Wired Article on Sony’s 2016...

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