Home Theaters

Home Theaters

Watching a great action movie in your own home theater, with a great TV and awesome sound, turns a regular movie-watching experience into an event. But there are many facets to creating your own home theater, from hardware to furnishings, from set-top boxes to streaming apps. Having a great home theater these days means more than just a big TV and a comfy couch.

Beginner’s Guide to HDTV (High-Definition Television)

With so many advertisements out there for HDTV sets and services, you're probably wondering where to start. You may be asking, "What's all the...

A Helpful Introduction to Home Theater Systems

Have you considered creating home theater systems in your home? Have the kids grown, and it's time to move that ping pong table out...

Ahead of the Curved TV: Samsung, LG

Samsung and LG showed curved TVs to attendees of this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Show attendees got an eyeful and earful...

Evaluating Surround Sound Receivers

Evaluating Surround Sound Receivers Surround sound receivers round out your home theater system. A good one will deliver the punch your movies require...

4 Features To Look For on a 4K TV

So it's time. You have looked at the shiny pictures, examined the latest graphics and news stories, and perhaps even stood before one of...

11 Great Questions About HDTV (High-Definition TV)

You're likely to have many questions about HDTV before you make a large investment. Here are some answers to typical HDTV-related questions. 1. What Is...

Maximum Value From Your Home Theater

Your home theater system isn't giving you much return on your investment when it's not in use or just being used to watch the...

The Curved Screen TV: Fun or Flop?

The curved screen TV, after some tentative introductions, officially entered the home theater arena in 2014, with multiple curved screens showing up at trade...

HDTV Installation Checklist

To enjoy HDTV, you need more than a new TV set. You need other equipment for the HDTV installation, as well, and HD service...

Understanding HDTV Features and Specifications

The next step in preparing yourself to purchase a HDTV (after understanding the different types of HDTV's) isĀ figuring out what all the features and...