A good wired Local Area Network (LAN) in your home and office can provide you with reliable networking capability. Once you have your network set up you’ll be able to share server files, use a network printer, stream audio/video, link PC’s through a network switch and more. Knowing the type of cable to use for your networking project is important. In this article we will outline the differences between network cables used in networking project so it becomes easier to understand which ones to use for each specific project. Continue reading
The POWERQUBE™ is a charging station for portable devices that we recently added to our product lineup and we’re already in love with it. In fact, we even use it for our own personal charging needs. This device lets you charge up to nine devices simultaneously through the use of its three USB ports or six electrical outlets.
The POWERQUBE™ has a great design and is useful when you have to charge a bunch of devices at one time. For example, it can supply power to laptop computers, tablets and phones, as well as a wide range of small electrical appliances. Continue reading
For many people who are comparing cable and satellite television providers, their decision to sign up with a company is often influenced by the company’s home DVR offering. Most companies have similar packages, and prices are always competitive. As people have become accustomed to the convenience a home DVR system offers, this criterion has become more important. For those currently comparing television providers looking through the many DirectTV deals online and Cable bundles shown on TV, here is a comparison of DirectTV’s Genie and cable’s Advanced TV Plus. Continue reading
In the quest to improve the picture quality, LED TV manufacturers have introduced several new technologies to help achieve the sharpness and black levels we’re used to seeing with plasma-based flat-screen TVs. One such improvement comes in the way that LED TVs are illuminated. In this post we discuss the various benefits of the four different backlight methods incorporated in LED TVs. We also explain the differences between “full-array” and “edge-lit” backlighting and also discuss how local dimming can make a difference in picture quality. Continue reading
When Apple introduced the iPad to the world, there was little doubt that the computer company had just created a tidal wave in the technology sector. Before Apple entered the tablet arena, most of the experts predicted that the general public would never create a demand for a tablet device.
There’s little doubt that one of the most incredible devices in today’s technologically explosive world is Apple’s iPhone. It is safe to say that this smartphone has literally changed the landscape of the world. There are few products that everyone has heard of, but the iPhone is definitely one of them.
Today’s LED televisions are so impressive in both form and function that they might literally qualify as works of art. Of course, as with works of art, they come with a hefty price tag, and that means that you’re going to want to showcase your LED TV in the best possible way.
Technology has made some incredible advances in the field of televisions, and more people than ever before are looking to purchase the latest televisions. However, with all the different models available, it’s possible that you might be confused as to the difference between an LCD TV and LED TV.
If you’ve been looking at getting a new television set, you’ve probably noticed that everyone is talking about LED TVs. This might have led you to wonder, “What are LED TVs?”
If you’ve invited friends over to watch the big game on that magnificent new flat-screen LCD, you need to make sure that you’ve got the right mount for the right set. Since not all mounts work with all televisions, nothing is more aggravating than discovering that you need to make a trip back to the store to get the right mount. Ask anyone who works with television installations and they’ll tell you this happens on a regular basis. It’s always a good idea to go about determining which mounts go with which TV before you start setting things up.