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 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 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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November 26, 2020
Can You Play Audio Through AUX and Bluetooth at the Same Time?

In addition to using Bluetooth for your set-up which we have a full tutorial on, sometimes you might want to listen to the same music through auxiliary speakers and your Bluetooth device at the same time. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as pressing the play button on both devices. Chances are if you’ve tried it, […]

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June 18, 2020
Can You Use a Regular TV Outside?

An exterior TV can provide a modern touch to your house, and offer a great place to hang outside with friends and family. If you have familiarity with electronics you know they don't mix well with the weather, so you may be wondering if you need extra hardware like a cabinet (more on that in […]

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May 30, 2020
What is a 4K Soundbar - Do You Need a 4K Soundbar For Your 4K TV?

If you're in the market for a soundbar, you're no doubt comparing a lot of specs and trying to figure out not just what you want, but what you need. One specification in particular is a bit confusing: some soundbars offer "4K", but that's a video spec, not audio. So what does this mean, and […]

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April 29, 2020
What is HDMI EDID? Everything You Need to Know!

The HDMI format pulls off a neat trick of simplifying video transfer in your home theater (more on HDMI devices like switches in our guide). It’s such a reliable and simple standard, in which connecting devices usually “just works” without a hitch, that it’s easy to forget there are some interesting things going on under […]

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April 12, 2020
How HDMI ARC Works with Soundbars

The different sound standards and getting the best quality audio can be complicated. One of the most basic things that you need to get right is whether or not you’re using HDMI ARC with your soundbar or not. But how does HDMI ARC even work with soundbars in the first place? HDMI ARC (Audio Return […]

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April 4, 2020
Can You Use a Projector for Everyday TV Watching?

Projectors offer an unparalleled option of screen size at their price point, with many 100-inch screen projectors coming in at well under the price of a 55-inch or 65-inch television. But what about for content other than movies and prestige-TV shows? What about normal every-day use: your cable-TV sitcoms and favorite news channels? Are projectors […]

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April 2, 2020
What Is HDR (High Dynamic Range) and Is It Important?

There have been many advances in video quality in recent years, but High Dynamic Range (HDR) might be the most exciting. Where technologies like Ultra-HD can give you a more precise picture, and where resolution drives up the number of pixels used for an image, HDR uses this existing hardware to make images more vivid […]

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