November 2007 Archives

With the number of Plasma and LCD HDTV sets coming onto the market these days, the shape and weight requirements, not to mention the price, of stands has changed. If you don’t want to shell out a few hundred dollars for a modern TV stand for flat screens, which will likely increase the TV’s total price by 20% or more, here are a couple of alternatives.

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For the people who need more than just TV, they can choose between many different types of new and improved ways to view their favorite programs. It’s not just enough to enjoy a football game on a normal TV anymore. Now, consumers have a choice between LCD and plasma screen TV, just to name a couple. Unfortunately, when new technology is used in anything, there are always glitches and concerns that need to be worked out before the technology can be considered perfected. Even with the clear, lifelike picture that a plasma television provides, there are still some things that can be improved upon.

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The leading competitors in the new technology of television viewing are the plasma screen televisions and liquid crystal display or LCD televisions. Many have heralded the features of the LCD televisions as being superior to the plasma screen televisions. This can prompt confusion for people who are looking to buy the best equipment for their money. While plasma screen are not without their faults, LCD televisions also have several things that might discourage a buyer from purchasing them.

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One of the major players in the surround sound game is the Dolby Digital technology that is used by many of the new systems. When we go to the theater, they often advertise that the movie we are about to see is being broadcast with “Dolby Digital Surround Sound.” No doubt, this is supposed to impress the moviegoers and home theater system purchasers. But does anybody actually know what Dolby Digital technology is or what it consists of? There are many variations within Dolby Digital technology, but the basic idea remains the same throughout the variations.

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