By The HT Guys • Sep 24 2010, 6:46am
Each year CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) holds an event where the industry gathers to show off their wares.
We’ve been to a few of these and actually enjoy the show more than CES.
It takes the parts of CES that we are interested in and compresses it down to a more manageable show.
We didn’t go this year but that won’t stop us from talking about some of the products we think are interesting.
By The HT Guys • Sep 17 2010, 5:49am
Although neither of us have actually taken the plunge, we’ve talked quite often about canceling the cable or satellite bill in favor of Internet video and over the air TV.
We know several of you have given it a shot, but there’s always been one big hangup.
What about live TV? A new website called ivi.tv wants to fill that gap.
By The HT Guys • Sep 10 2010, 5:54am
Over the last few months we highlighted Home Automation companies that were on the high end side.
While these system are what we all dream of, almost all of us can’t afford them.
However, there is no reason that we can’t have a fully functional home automation system without breaking the bank.
When we read an article at Electronic House entitled Home Automation FAQs for Beginners we thought it would be a good idea to talk a bit about Home Automation for beginners.
By The HT Guys • Sep 3 2010, 6:48am
The term “Home Theater” has become pretty subjective.
Years ago it meant exactly what it sounds like, and actual theater in your home.
Typically reserved for only the super rich, it slowly grew more mainstream as prices fell and DIY solutions came to market.
Eventually, the term has come to describe any home audio-visual setup that has surround sound and perhaps a larger than normal television.