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April 7, 2021
Can a Universal Remote Work on a Fire TV Stick?

With a Fire TV Stick, like this one from Amazon, you have access to Amazon’s streaming content, along with other apps. The convenient device came with a remote that makes it easy to navigate the on-screen interface. The remote even comes with Alexa so you can quickly find the show you want to watch. There’s […]

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April 7, 2021
How to Use an Amazon Fire TV Stick on a Non-Smart TV

Connecting modern devices to older products can often be a headache because of a lack of technological compatibility. If you have a standard TV at home, you can watch local, cable channels, and stream content with an Amazon Fire TV stick, in fact, you can even connect a 4k stick to a non-4K TV (our […]

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April 3, 2021
Can You Use A Smart TV Without The Internet?

It’s estimated that one out of every three homes has a smart TV, like this Samsung Flat 32" QLED 4K from Amazon, for example. However, not everyone has access to a Wi-Fi connection which may pose a problem. So does this mean that all you get is a blank screen when the TV’s turned on […]

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April 3, 2021
Do Projectors Need To Warm Up? What You Need To Know

You're ready to start watching movies and playing games on your projector. With the promise of bright, immersive 100” images it’s understandable that you want to turn the projector on and use it immediately. However, you might have to wait a few seconds for the component to warm up, or do you? Projectors do need […]

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April 3, 2021
Can You Use Smart TV for Zoom

If zoom meetings are becoming a constant in your life, you may have already wondered if you can use your smart TV to get a bigger and better image quality. Fortunately, with the way modern devices are interconnected, this is not that difficult to accomplish.  You can use your smart TV as a screen for […]

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April 3, 2021
Samsung The Serif TV Review: The Best Second Television You Can Buy

If you’re in the market for a new TV, it can be striking just how similar all the options are. Whether you’re walking into a traditional brick-and-mortar store and confronted with a wall of basically-similar panels, or scrolling through Amazon listings for seemingly identical rectangles, it can be hard to find enough differentiating factors to […]

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March 29, 2021
Can a Universal Remote Work on a Soundbar?

Fumbling around with multiple controllers can be a hassle, so if you are having to keep track of both a TV remote and one that manages your soundbar, you will be delighted to find out you can use one remote with just a little setup. Because manufacturers differ from brand to brand, you might be […]

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March 29, 2021
Are Soundbars a Waste of Money?

Media systems, especially dedicated home theaters, get expensive quickly. Even if you don’t have a home theater per se, just getting a nice Television can quickly make you realize how easy it is to accidentally end up over budget on home media equipment. After purchasing a nice TV with a sticker price to match, you […]

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March 9, 2021
Can You Use A Fire TV Stick Without Wi-Fi?

Your Fire TV Stick is the gateway to all of Prime’s content and programming. For a small monthly subscription fee, you have access to thousands of hours of entertainment. All you need is a TV with an open HDMI port and batteries for the included remote. A Fire TV Stick can also be connected to […]

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March 9, 2021
How Long Can You Leave A Projector On For?

When you have time off from a hectic week, nothing is better than binge-watching movies and shows for hours using a projector. Playing games with 100” images is also a great way to spend your time off. While you hate to turn the projector off in the middle of a movie, or before you've finished […]

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