Toshiba Cloud TV


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.

What You Need To Know About 4K Ultra HD


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...

Home Theater 101: How Do I Position My Surround Sound Speakers?

Polk Theater SetEach speaker has a specific role to play in your surround sound system. Understanding what each speaker does will help you shop smarter.

Center Channel Speaker

The primary purpose of a center channel speaker is to produce movie sound the director positioned in the center channel. When watching a movie more than 50% of the soundtrack, including almost all dialogue, is delivered through the center channel speaker. Since a great deal of action comes from this speaker, a good center channel speaker is crucial for a well-balanced home theater system.

Keep in mind a center channel speaker is best placed just below the TV, so make sure your speaker is an appropriate size for the intended placement. Most experts … Read more...

Introduction to Surround Sound



Want to have that same surround sound experience you get at the movie theater in your own home? You can, and it’s really simple! Here is a basic “Do It Yourself” introduction to setting up a home theater system in your own home.

You will need a home theater receiver and at least six speakers; including a powered subwoofer. You can keep it simple by buying a pre-matched surround sound speaker system.

When purchasing your speaker system, keep the size of your room and TV size in mind.  If you have a big TV or a medium-to-large size room, choose larger speakers.  Where you position each speaker, depending upon the layout and shape of your room, may affect Read more...

Take Your Home Entertainment Experience To The Backyard



Football season is right around the corner, and the smell of Buffalo wings is in the air. Football is not just a game you sit on the couch and enjoy; it’s an event! For those who can’t make it to the game, you need to bring that same excitement and energy to your home every Sunday. Want to know how to bring your game day experience to a whole new level?

Imagine watching the game in your own backyard, barbecuing with family and friends while the kids play catch. This is the next best thing to being at the game. Chances are you already have a grill and patio furniture; all you’re missing is the perfect outdoor television. Before … Read more...

Top 10 Dorm Room Essentials


Back to school, whether you are preparing to go away for the first time or preparing to go back, it’s time to make a list of what you need.  We did a friendly poll and asked the question “What do you need when you go back to school?” – below are the top 10 answers.

#1 Laptop

 Laptops are essential to campus life.  When looking to purchase a laptop it is good to keep a few things in mind.

  • Size – pick a portable size, something  light that can be stored easily
  • Processors – faster is always better. You don’t have to spend a lot of money on a processor either, there are less expensive processors that will easily handle

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.



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...

Samsung Week is Back at P.C. Richard & Son!



Samsung Week is back at P.C. Richard & Son! We are celebrating all that Samsung has to offer. Learn how to incorporate Samsung into every room of your home; from Smart TVs and home theater systems in the living room, to wireless communication from cameras, camcorders and computers in the office, to large capacity appliances in your kitchen. Samsung brings you connected living like no other brand out there, and that’s why we’re bringing you fantastic offers on all their latest technology and featuring new products like the Galaxy Tab 3 and Samsung Chromebook Computer.
This week, save up to $690 on Samsung bundles with your purchase of any qualifying Samsung television. You can create your own … Read more...

Cablevision Subscribers: How to Watch FOX and the World Series

If you’re a Cablevision subscriber hurting for your favorite FOX shows or are just curious about the dispute, you’ve probably seen the notifications Cablevision is now broadcasting mentioning that FOX is free over the air. Over-the-air channels like FOX are easily accessible with a TV antenna and still comes in HD with surround sound, so you can still enjoy Glee, the World Series, and other FOX programming at no additional cost and with the same quality as a Cablevision cable box.

We have several antenna models available in store (with a slightly larger selection) and online. Before you purchase a TV antenna, check this website to see which direction to point your antenna to based on your address. Make … Read more...

Win a Road Trip to Atlanta, GA to See the NY Mets Play the Braves from Sharp!

Now until July 10, go to your nearest New York, New Jersey or Connecticut P.C. Richard & Son Superstore to enter to win your chance to see the Mets in Atlanta, GA! The winner will receive 2 round trip tickets to Atlanta, one night hotel stay, two tickets to the Mets vs. Braves game at Turner Field on August 30, and one Sharp 40″ Quattron LCD television. This prize is valued at $2,799.99.

How to Enter

This contest is open to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut residents over the age of 18. Entering is simple and there’s no purchase necessary. To enter, stop into your nearest P.C. Richard & Son Superstore during business hours and locate the promotional displays … Read more...