This week we take a look at the latest product announcements from Amazon. There are a slew of smart home products and a new FireTV that’s actually TV! Then there is the Value Electronics TV Shootout where they pick the best TV in three categories. As usual we look at the week’s news and read your emails.
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Podcast #102: 4K TVs That won't Break the Bank and the New Hisense SoundbarsOn today’s show we look at three 4K TVs that won’t break the bank and look at the new soundbars coming from Hisense. We also read your emails and look at the news of the week.
Podcast #1020: Wide Color Gamut and the YIO Remote TwoThis week we explain what Wide Color Gamut is and how it affects your TV viewing experience. We also discovered a new remote that wants to be your Harmony Replacement. It's really sexy but it costs a pretty penny. Finally we discuss why you don’t want to mount your TV over the fireplace. All that plus your emails and the week's news.
Podcast #1019: Amazon Product Announcements andValue Electronics TV ShootoutThis week we take a look at the latest product announcements from Amazon. There are a slew of smart home products and a new FireTV that’s actually TV! Then there is the Value Electronics TV Shootout where they pick the best TV in three categories. As usual we look at the week’s news and read your emails.
Podcast #1018: TCL TVs for 2021 and CEDIA Expo Best Of Show WinnersOn today’s show we reveal the 2021 TCL TV lineup and discuss FAST (free, ad-supported streaming television) channels. Is this the beginning of truly free TV? We also go through the list of the 2021 CEDIA Expo Best of show winners. Plus we read your emails and look at the news of the week.
Podcast #1017: Summer Box office Wrap-up and AirPods Pro ReviewOn this week’s show we wrap up the Summer Box Office numbers with the top ten movies based on ticket sales and we look at two contradicting studies about streaming vs cable. We also have a review of Apple’s AirPod Pro. We also read your email and look at the news of the week.
Podcast #1016:Hisense's new laser TV, Bluetooth for Audiophiles and a review of a $5 smart plugWe have a fantastic show for you today! Hisense announced what appears to be one of the best Ultra Short Throw Projectors on the market. We discuss Ara’s experience with his and how this may be the one to replace your regular TV. Qualcomm has something for audiophiles with their AptX Lossless codec for CD Quality Sound Over Bluetooth. Finally we take a look at a $5 smart plug from monoprice. Who would have thought that you can start your home automation journey for $5. As usual we read your emails and news stories for the week.
Podcast #1015: Locast Shuts Down and Should You Evangelize Hi-res Audio to Your FriendsWe have a really big show this week! First off there is the news about Locast shutting down. We have what we think could be a good candidate to replace the Harmony Remote. We look at suggested seating distances based on screen size. You won’t believe this one. Then we look at an article that tries to tell you how to evangelize Hi-res audio to your friends. Plus we read your emails and look at the news.
Podcast #1014: What we are streaming and IPTV Services ComparedThis week we look at what everyone has been streaming based on minutes streamed. This is a new metric that Nielsen has developed to survive in a world where less and less of us watch live linear TV. Speaking of live linear TV we do a comparison of your IPTV options available to you. Between the two of us we have used them all. We also read your emails and take a look at some of the news stories of the week.
Podcast #1013: Do you still Need a Set Top Box and the TWICE 2021 VIP AwardsThis week we solve the mystery of what happened to HDNET and we ask the question if Set Top Hardware is still needed. Finally we go through the list of the 2021 TWICE VIP Awards. We also read your emails and give you the news of the week.
Podcast #1012: DirecTV Stream and the sofabaton Universal remote ControlOn this week’s show we opine on what is going on at AT&T and their DireTV Stream video service and we review the sofabaton U1 Universal Remote control. Can it make you forget about the Harmony? We also read your emails and go over some of the week’s news.