You know what the problem with televisions is? They’re too big. In the quest for constantly larger screens, our scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.
These days, lots of people are replacing their bedside clocks with smartphones or other mobile gadgets which keep time. But there’s something about being able to just open an eyeball in the middle of the night and glance at the time that makes me still prefer a standalone clock.
Most of us are too young to remember when TV sets were made in wooden cabinets that basically were a standalone piece of furniture. While this was popular in the 1950s and 1960s, it largely died out by the mid 1970s.
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If you’ve been thinking about upgrading to a 4K HDR display, there’s no better time than the present – especially now that Vizio has launched their new 2017 models. I’ve been a big fan of Vizio’s displays for years, and I have the first-generation P-Series 4K display in my living room.
The Auton Dream Machine under-the-bed television lift is a device which can store a flatscreen under your bed, so it takes up no wall, floor, or cabinet space. The mechanism pulls it out and puts your big screen at the foot of your bed with the push of a button.
Transform your smartphone into an old school television set with this whimsical gadget from Firebox. The Smartphone Magnifier holds your phone inside of a faux wood television cabinet, and makes it look like your grandparent’s old boob tube.
VIZIO today rolled out the 2016 upgrade to its already awesome P-Series 4K displays, adding features heretofore reserved for their most expensive Reference Displays. For starters, the new VIZIO SmartCast P-Series Ultra HD HDR Home Theater Display (that’s a mouthful) now includes support for High Dynamic Range and Dolby Vision encoded content.
Remember those old TVs that were actual pieces of furniture in their own right? Well, no one is using those TVs anymore, so they are being sold for cheap since everyone has flat screens today. Matt Davidson got a hold of one of these old TVs and decided to do something creative with it.
The list of the most pirated shows of 2013 has been published and the show at the top is a repeat from last year. According to the list compiled by TorrentFreak, Game of Thrones was the most pirated show of 2013.
I’ll admit that despite my love for science fiction and things geeky I’ve never been a fan of Doctor Who. I tried watching the show and I’ve never succeeded in making it through the first commercial break.
After years of trying everything possible to kill streaming video services, it looks like at least one major cable provider is finally realizing the move to streaming content by consumers is inevitable. Virgin Media UK, which is oddly based in the New York, has announced that it is now offering Netflix directly to 40,000 of its subscribers who currently use a TiVo set-top box.
Are you in the market for a new television? Then you’ll definitely want to check out these new sets just released by Vizio. The new M-Series refines the style of past Vizio displays, with a clean new look that virtually does away with the border around the screen.
Doctor Who has been around for half a century now. And many of the earliest episodes were lost or destroyed early in its history. The fourth episode of “The Tenth Planet,” a story featuring the first regeneration to the second Doctor, was lost in the 1970s.
I think pretty much every geek out there’s familiar with HBO Go. This is the app and website which allow you to watch every episode of your favorite HBO series and movies the network shows on your computer, mobile device, and on some set top boxes.