How to Mount Your Flat Screen TV

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Mounting a TV on the wall frees up space in the home and gives a much cleaner appearance, but it can be an intimidating task. To help you out, we have put together a how-to guide with tips to mounting your TV so you can avoid the most common mistakes.

Things you should know before you get started. . .

Preparation:

  • Be sure you have all the necessary hardware, mounting kit, and cables required to complete the installation.
  • Read manufacturer’s instructions for both the TV and the wall mount. If you have not purchased a wall-mounting bracket yet, check your TV’s owner manual for mounting guidelines. Always check the screen size and the weight that a bracket can hold.
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Introducing Samsung OLED TV

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You won’t believe your eyes! Now you can enjoy true-to-life color, ultimate contrast and blur-free motion thanks to a remarkable leap forward in picture quality technology. . . OLED technology! Why does the new Samsung OLED TV look like nothing you’ve ever seen before? Well, because you never have… and here’s why!

Breakthrough OLED Technology

OLED stands for Organic Light Emitting Diode. It sounds like a slight variation on the traditional LED, bet OLED displays are completely different from LED backlit LCD displays. LED’s rely on an LCD filter to turn on an individual subpixel on or off, while OLED pixels are independently lit, so they don’t require backlighting filters to function. Basically, an OLED subpixel is comprised of a Read more...

What You Need To Know About 4K Ultra HD

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Just when you figured out the differences between LCD, LED, plasma, and 3D, here comes something new to learn, 4K Ultra HD. This new technology is the talk of the town right now and for good reason. If you have been a little curious about all the hype surrounding 4K read on and let us know what you think about 4K Ultra HD.

What exactly is 4K?

4K Ultra HD, 4K’s official consumer label, refers to horizontal resolution instead of vertical, which are all on the order of 4,000 pixels. 4K screens deliver an 8 mega pixel image from Hi-res cameras. Full HDTVs offer an image around 2 megapixels.  Having so many pixels of Read more...

5 Points to keep in Mind When Shopping For a TV

With so many different options in television viewing, it’s hard to choose what is best for you. There are 5 points you should keep in mind when shopping for a TV to help make the decision making process easier.

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The most important thing to consider when shopping for the right TV is your budget; how much you are willing to spend will determine how many choices you actually have. Before you enter a store it’s good to have this budget in mind. If your budget is from $100-$250 your selection and screen sizes choose from will be smaller. You will also be limited to LCD and LED panels; but that’s not a bad thing! LCD and LED are the … Read more...

Win a Houseful of Products from Samsung! – $10,000 in Prizes

Isn’t it time to give some appliances, TVs & electronics in your home an overhaul, and join the 21st century? With our House Full of Samsung sweepstakes, you’ll be able to watch 3D TV, stay connected on a slim Galaxy Tab tablet device, upload pictures from your digital camera over the air, put a modern spin on clothes washing and more! We’re bringing 1 lucky winner over $10,000 in prizes that include:

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Save Money with Sony 3DTV & Sharp Quattron Bundles

Now for a limited time, you can cash in on an amazing Sony 3DTV offer we’re running. If you haven’t bought a 3DTV yet, now is the time! You can get everything you need for just $2429.97. That saves you $1239.92 compared to if you bought each piece separately!

New... Sony 3D HDTV Package

With this 3DTV starter package, you get:

If you add the 3DTV to your cart, the other items will be automatically added for free.

You can also save up to $800 on Sharp Aquos Quattron TVs! We’ve written a blog post all about their quad-pixel technology before, but here … Read more...

America’s first live 3D hockey game to be broadcasted on iO

Hockey fans that own a 3D TV will be able to watch the Rangers vs. Islanders game at Madison Square Garden live on iO channel 1300 in full 3D. In order to experience the 3D broadcast, you’ll need an HD Scientific Atlantic cable box from Cablevision and a high-quality HDMI 1.3 or 1.4 cable. Don’t forget 3D glasses for each viewer, too!

This marks the beginning of 3D broadcasting, and we’re excited to see how it will evolve. How do you think 3D TV is going to impact the way shows are shot, if at all? Let us know in the comments.

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Samsung 3D Blu-Ray Player

Until broadcasting and the PlayStation 3 catches up to 3D technology late this year, you’ll need a 3D Blu-ray player to experience the full 3D experience on your 3D TV. This isn’t your old Blu-ray player; this machine not only supports 3D technology, but apps like Pandora, Netflix, Blockbuster, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and more. You can stream video, play games, and wirelessly access pictures and music from your PC through the built-in Wi-Fi. This player makes you able to turn your 3D setup into your media headquarters.

But back to the Blu-ray playing capabilities: this device has an Ultra Fast Play feature that plays your disc the moment you insert it. The full HD 1080p picture quality, 3D depth and … Read more...