Can You Believe It’s Time, at Last?
So, football season’s finally here and we trust you’ve got all your A/V systems massaged and ready to go. With stadium prices spiraling out of control ($10 beers, really?), and parking hassles worse than ever, enjoying games from the comforts of your own home (your kitchen, bar, and a clean bathroom just steps away), it seems like a better idea all the time!
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If you’re getting ready to install all of the gadgets necessary to have a full-fledged media hub in your home, you definitely have a lot of decisions on your plate. Which type of projector is the projector for me and do I need that 200” screen? What is a “sound bar” and how does it compare to a set of varied wireless speakers? The list can, and will, go on and on.
Continue reading A Media Room or the Dedicated Home Theater? What’s it going to be?
If you want to take advantage of all of the best tech on the market in order to smarten up your home, then you’re going to want to think about cabling, especially if you are building or renovating. Unfortunately a lot of the electrical wiring in older homes just won’t cut it in today’s world due to a lack of bandwidth, but pulling new wires through will definitely be worth the effort. If you’re thinking about integrating your new electronics then these three tips will be invaluable.
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When I was little I would sit in my bed doing kid stuff until it was well past my bedtime. I remember that every time I wanted to actually go to sleep, I had a desperate feeling not wanting to get out of bed to turn off the lights. At those moments I really wished that Star Wars was real, and that I had the Force.
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The DirecTV versus cable debate is hardly new. It feels like it’s been going on since the beginning of time, or at least since 1994, when DirecTV launched its satellite service in the U.S. But things are different now. This is the era of HD television, a time when the best cable TV shows are not only better than anything on broadcast, they’re better than anything in movie heaters. We’re living in the Golden Age of Television. And so the great DirecTV and cable TV question comes before us again.
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Posted By Lisa Montgomery of EH Network | electronichouse.com
On March 2, 2015 @ 10:21 am In Home Security | Reprinted with permission
Imagine using your smartphone to see who’s at your front door while you’re thousands of miles away. Or hearing a unique beep when a door or a pool gate opens. Or having your home’s lights turn off automatically when you leave.
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In movies characters are always leaping out of bed, roused into action by “Old Time Rock and Roll,” “The Final Countdown,” or “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go.” They shower, dress, make breakfast, and slide around their entire house in socks on hardwood floors, all to the same song.
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