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May 9, 2021
Can the HomePod be Used as a Soundbar?

The Homepod is Apple’s answer to the growing demand for high-quality smart speakers, but can it replace a soundbar? The question may seem like a simple one, but the Homepod’s connectivity makes this easier said than done. The device delivers room-filling sound, but it falls short when it comes to using it with a TV. […]

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May 9, 2021
Are Surge Protectors Really Necessary for All Electronics?

You have a lot of money invested in your electronic devices and it makes sense to protect them; one thing to worry about is power surges. Purchasing insurance from the device’s manufacturer is an option (and it’s one you should consider) however, surge protectors are really good at protecting from this potential hazard. You can […]

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May 5, 2021
Do All Sonos Speakers Require Wi-Fi?

The most wonderful feature of all Sonos speakers is their ability to connect together via a mesh network. With Sonos devices, you can play audio to a single speaker, enjoy high-fidelity audio in multiple rooms of your house, or you can set up a surround sound system. With various Sonos speaker models - from units […]

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May 3, 2021
Can You Use An HDMI Splitter On A Fire TV Stick?

If you're a veteran in the field of home theater systems, you know that it seems like you never have enough HDMI ports on your TV. You have your cable box, DVD player, gaming console, and a Fire TV Stick is just another addition. So, how would one go about connecting a Fire TV Stick? […]

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April 23, 2021
Are All HDMI Cables the Same?

There seem to be a plethora of HDMI cables out on the market, but is one so different from another? If you have connected anything to a display in the last decade, chances are you have used an HDMI cable before. They are ubiquitous, often cheap, used for all kinds of displays, and they show […]

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April 11, 2021
HDMI with Ethernet: What is it and How Does it Work?

HDMI cables allow users to easily transfer large amounts of audio and video data without problems, but did you know that they can also transfer internet? HDMI is a relatively new technology that has only really taken root in the last two decades. But what makes these cables so indispensable is their ability to transfer […]

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April 11, 2021
What is the Best Height for a Soundbar?

You’ve decided on the model, brought it home, and now you’re getting ready to install your new soundbar. The only problem, you’re not sure about the height. Should you mount the soundbar up high, or place it on a shelf underneath the TV? Where the soundbar is placed will affect audio quality so you want […]

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April 9, 2021
What Is A Soundbar And How Does It Work?

If you’re not familiar with soundbars, you’re not alone. They've become increasingly popular over the last few years due to how advanced speaker systems have become. At one point, a speaker system was a cumbersome assembly that required a lot of space, many wires, and a dedicated installation by someone who really knew what they're […]

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April 9, 2021
Can You Connect Multiple Bluetooth Speakers To An iPhone?

While you'll never get a surround sound experience from a Bluetooth speaker connected to your iPhone, there are ways of improving the system. One such way is to try and connect more than one Bluetooth speaker to a single iPhone, which begs the question of whether this is even possible or not. So, is it? […]

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April 9, 2021
Can You Use Just One Sonos Speaker

Sonos speakers are known for not only producing amazing sound but also for being incredibly convenient and easy to install. The intelligent speakers also respond to voice commands, making them a breeze to use. While having multiple speakers throughout the home is great, what if you only wanted a speaker in a single room? Is […]

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