Best Streaming TV Devices to Help Cut the Cord

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Is it time to cut the cord? Let P.C. Richard & Son help you determine the best TV streaming device for your home. It’s convenient to stream services like Netflix and Hulu on a tablet, laptop or smartphone but the overall entertainment experience can be greater when viewing the newest Hollywood blockbuster on your larger television screen. Before you decide to cut the cable or ditch the satellite, consider the various attributes of the best streaming devices available today.

Best TV Streaming Devices: the Brands

When shopping for the best streaming device you’ll see several familiar name brands. These include Apple, Amazon Fire, Google and Roku. If you’re new to streaming devices, Roku may not … Read more...

What to Get Dad for Christmas: Try these 8 Tech Gifts for Dad

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Everyone wants to find the perfect gift for dad this holiday season. Think tech gifts this year with the help of P.C. Richard & Son and stress no more over what to get dad for Christmas. Check out eight tech gifts perfect for any dad.

Z_55EF95001. 4K TV

With the newest 4K televisions, there’s never been a better time to enjoy the best movies, music, games and other entertainment. With a 4K Ultra HD TV set, dad gets about eight million more pixels than with his current 1080p TV, or in simpler terms, the 4K TV provides four times as many pixels as a 1080p TV. Choose from 4K TVs with OLED or LED in a variety of sizes from … Read more...

The Best TVs of 2015 vs 2014 TVs: Latest Innovations

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Over the last few years, technology seen in televisions has continued to advance at an incredible rate. Improved picture quality in LED and smart tech that allows you to use your television to access email, social media, and streaming services are just a few innovations that we now take for granted. For the best deals and breakdown of innovative features, P.C. Richard & Son has compiled a “best of” list to help you in your search for determining which TV will best fit your entertainment dreams.

Television Features

When shopping for a new television, consider the following:

  • Your budget
  • Type of display preferred: LCD, LED or OLED
  • Contrast ratio or the difference between the set’s whitest white and darkest black
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Football Made Awesome with a Samsung Smart TV

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As we say goodbye to summer, we say hello to football! Whether you’re watching the college games on Saturday or the pros on Sunday, your weekend is filled with excitement and team spirit. We know nothing can replace the experience of being at the game, but you can still enhance your viewing experience at home and we want to show you how. Select Samsung Smart TVs offer some features that you may not know about, but as a football fan we know you will love!

Football Mode

This was originally designed with soccer in mind and was rolled out just in time for the World Cup in 2014, but this functionality works with all sports including American football. With a … Read more...

SUHD TV, Samsungs Latest Innovation to 4K TV

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You’ve probably heard of 4K Ultra HD by now, but what about SUHD from Samsung? It’s Samsung making UHD even better!  While they’ve yet to confirm what the “S” stands for, some think it stands for Superior, Super, Stylish or Smart, but all agree it’s 4K on Steroids!

So what makes this TV so special? Listed below are reasons why we think Samsung’s SUHD TVs are sure to be chart toppers this year:

Improved and Sophisticated Curved Designs

Samsung introduced the curve in 2013 and it dramatically enhanced home entertainment. Samsung TVs are known to have modern and sleek finishes and the new SUHD TVs feature Samsung’s chamfer bezel design. This design adds more depth to the TV screen, and … Read more...

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.
  • Think
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Sony Demo Day Sunday, December 21, 2013

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Have you been curious about the latest technology from Sony? Sony reps will be holding an in-store 4K and soundbar demo day this Sunday, December 21, 2013, between 11am-5pm at our Atlantic Avenue, Raritan, Yonkers and Chelsea superstores. Stop down and learn more about  the highest resolution television experience possible and marvel in true surround sound.

While you are there you will  have a chance to win movie tickets just for experiencing Sony products during your visit. And that’s not all… don’t forget to take a “Selfie” next to a Sony product while you are there for a chance to win a trip to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil from Sony! (Learn more about this sweepstakes … Read more...

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...

Toshiba Cloud TV

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Cloud TV takes smart TV to a whole new level. Get easy access to a menu of new services with a Multi-Page Cloud TV Portal. Stream movies and news, access your music and photos, or find something new with the MediaGuide. Socialize with family and friends with Skype, Facebook or Twitter. Share photos, leave a message or post to the calendar from your mobile devices using the companion app.

As if Smart TV wasn’t smart enough, check out these new features:    

  • Content Discovery. Cloud TV puts you closer than ever to the things you love – Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, YouTube, along with video on demand, broadcast programming, the web, even music, photos and videos on your home network.
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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...