August 10, 2020
Can a 4K Fire TV Stick Work on a Non-4K TV?

Are you thinking about purchasing a 4K Fire TV Stick, or did you just purchase one recently? Whether you're having trouble deciding which TV to pair it with or you're not sure if it's right for your TV setup, you may be wondering if a 4K Fire TV Stick can work well with a non-4K […]

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July 18, 2020
How to Connect a TV to a Receiver Without HDMI

If you want to connect your TV to a receiver, an HDMI cable is usually the way to go. If you happen to not have an HDMI jack on your TV, your receiver, or both, you may be searching for alternative ways to hook up the two devices. Luckily, there are other options than HDMI. […]

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July 17, 2020
How to Use Your Phone as a TV Remote

As you add home theater devices, you will likely experience an increase in remote controls as well. To help minimize the mess and confusion, several developers have created apps that give you full control over your TV from your smartphone. It's not exactly clear how all these apps work though. To connect your TV to […]

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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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June 17, 2020
Outdoor TV Cabinet vs Outdoor TV

Do you love spending time outdoors? Would you like to use your regular TV outside (our guide)? If you're considering adding a TV to your outdoor living space, you may be wondering which is better, an outdoor TV cabinet, or an outdoor TV? An outdoor TV cabinet is an enclosure that keeps your TV safe […]

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May 4, 2020
How to Connect Any Wireless Headphones to Any TV

Maybe you want to watch a show at full volume while others in your house are sleeping. Or, perhaps you like headphones because they cancel out noises and distractions going on in a neighboring room or apartment. Whatever the reason, connecting a wireless or Bluetooth headphone set to your TV may seem a bit confusing. […]

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April 23, 2020
Can You Power a Soundbar with a TV?

If you are in the market for a soundbar, you are probably already looking to economize on cables. And there seem to be all manner of adapters and converters when it comes to home theater systems. So...what if we take that to the logical extreme? Can you simply power your soundbar off your Television, reducing […]

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April 22, 2020
How to Properly Clean a TV Screen - The Do’s and Don’ts

Got a dirty TV screen? Just like anything else in your house that sits and collects dust and grime, TV screens need to be cleaned regularly, too. However, with their high price tag and those delicate screens, you may wonder how to clean your TV without damaging it. To properly clean a TV screen: DO […]

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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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March 24, 2020
How to Control a Soundbar With a TV Remote

If you recently got a soundbar, or you're simply wanting to streamline your current soundbar/TV connection, controlling both your TV and soundbar with one remote is ideal. Luckily, there is a way to avoid fiddling with multiple remotes and simplify your whole entertainment system. How to control a soundbar with a TV remote: Find the […]

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