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...

Samsung Galaxy Tab® 3 Hits July 7th… Pre-Order Yours at P.C. Richard & Son Today!

The 7-inch, 8-inch and 10.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets deliver improved ways of viewing content in highly portable formats. The Samsung Galaxy 3 is packed with features designed to help you relax, keep you entertained, and connect and engage with friends and family, while offering new conveniences in everyday life. Enjoy your favorite apps and activities, search, explore, and buy online with fast web browsing. With Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, it’s fun and easy!

The tablet works a lot like the Galaxy Smartphone, so if you already own a Galaxy Smartphone, you are already a Tab 3 expert. You can comfortably switch back and forth from your Galaxy phone to your Galaxy Tab whenever; all of your content is … Read more...

Keurig Iced Teas: Perfect for Warm Weather!

Did you know that making iced teas and coffees with your Keurig machine is just as easy as making hot drinks? Now that it’s finally getting warmer outside, it’s nice to relax with an ice-cold sweet tea with lemon or French vanilla coffee.

Brewing these delicious drinks is easy: Fill your cup (avoid using glass) to the very top with ice. Then, pop your favorite K-cup into the machine and set it to brew either 6 or 8 ounces. This will give you a potent shot of flavor that will melt some of the ice and give you the perfect flavor-to-liquid ratio. Stir it up and you’re all set to climb into the hammock and enjoy a nice sunny … Read more...

Motorola Xoom and Nintendo 3DS are Redefining Technology

Two highly-anticipated and well-received devices were released this weekend and are available both in-store and online at P.C. Richard & Son: the Motorola Xoom and Nintendo 3DS. These devices are paving the way for new technologies and are certainly worth taking a look at.

Motorola Xoom

The Motorola Xoom won the Best of Show award at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show and sets itself apart from all other tablets with its look and feel. It runs on the Android 3.0 platform which is specifically optimized for large-screen devices and features five customizable home screens that you can easily access your favorite live widgets or application shortcuts. Each screen features a familiar launcher with access to all installed applications, as … Read more...

Watch HDTV Wirelessly, at an Unbeatable Price!

Those with an LG HDTV with NetCast (or those looking to purchase one) may want to take advantage of the unbeatable price we have on this LG TV Wireless Media Box!

Let LG’s Wireless Media Kit set your TV free from connection clutter. The kit sends a full, uncompressed HD 1080p signal to a compatible LG TV from up to 50 feet away, even through walls and doors. It also includes 4 HDMI inputs that provide 10.2 Gbps of bandwidth for deeper colors and more to take advantage of the best full HD experience.

This wireless kit is especially good for those with mounted televisions in difficult places to run wires to, or for those who simply hate the … Read more...

Popular New Year’s Resolutions and How We Can Help: Gain More Knowledge

Yesterday we covered what is probably the most sought-after New Year’s Resolution: losing weight. Today, we’re covering another popular resolution that can be found on almost every list of New Year goals: getting a better education. While we don’t carry college tuition in our stores, we do have several items that can help get you gain more knowledge:

E-book readers are a hot item right now, and it’s no wonder why: the ability to carry thousands of books in a such a lightweight device is extremely liberating (and green!). They are a much better solution than downloading e-books onto your laptop or smartphone as an e-reader’s battery life lasts much, much longer. Thousands of books in the … Read more...

Popular New Year’s Resolutions and How We Can Help: Lose Weight/Get In Shape

I think that a majority of us have the same New Year’s goals year after year because we don’t stick to them or they become less important as the year rolls on. This year, resolve to sticking to your goals! All this week we will be covering popular New Year’s Resolutions and some products that can help you achieve them.

Lose Weight/Get In Shape

Kinect tracks your whole body so you can be sure you’re executing moves correctly. There are a variety of exercise games available for the system, including Dance Central, Zumba Fitness, and Biggest Loser.

This game offers customized routines that target upper body, lower body, … Read more...

Holiday Gift Ideas for Gamers: PlayStation Game Bundles

Your kids or gamer loved ones may have asked you this year for an additional controller for their PlayStation 3 console. An extra Dual Shock 3 controller will normally run you $54.99, so what about getting a game with it for just $5 more? Our new Dual Shock 3 bundles with classic PlayStation 3 games are an exciting and easy gaming gift on a budget. Over $83 in value is included in every box!

The bundles available include:

Little Big Planet Game of the Year Edition with Black Dual Shock 3 Controller

This side-scrolling platformer allows you to travel around the world with internationally-themed levels as you collect stickers, items and costumes for your Sackboy character. A second controller is … Read more...

Dr. Oz Mentions P.C. Richard & Son for a Personal Humidifier

Lori, customer and Dr. Oz show viewer, mentioned to us on our Facebook fan page that the doctor recommended us on his show today! His show mentioned a discounted personal humidifier that we carry. After a little bit of research I came across an episode recap from today on drozfans.com. We were delighted to read what happened!

Dr Oz brought 3 women on his show: Felicia, Staci and Doreen and all of them were given the same goals – to find the best deal on the health products from Dr Oz’s list. The first assignment was to find the best deal online for a humidifier. Here are the tips them came up with:

– Use shopzilla and bizrate, which

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Google Launches Web’s Largest E-Book Store

E-book readers are the hot new item that everyone wants. They’re small, portable, help save the environment by saving paper, save on battery life and hold hundreds or thousands of books. Google has just released the largest e-book store on the web and carry both paid and public domain materials and is now a perfect resource for all e-reader owners!

While more contemporary books are available for a fee, be sure to also check out the best of free section highlighting popular stories like Pride & Prejudice, Moby Dick and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, but you can find free books on any topic by searching and sorting by “free only.” As an example, here is a search Read more...