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Disc Repair - How to fix scratched DVDs

Disc Repair - How to fix scratched DVDs

It seems most households have acquired a personal DVD collection. Some may even claim over one hundred DVDs. If you are like me, and have small chi...

TV Parental Control

TV Parental Control

Let's face it, there are some things on TV that children are better off not watching. There are many parents that would like to censor what their k...

Do I Need a Surge Protector for my TV or DVD Player?

Do I Need a Surge Protector for my TV or DVD Player?

I remember when I bought my first expensive TV and the salesman pushed an expensive $150 Monster surge protector on me. Do you  really need a surge...

Connecting An External Hard Drive To A DISH Network DVR

Connecting An External Hard Drive To A DISH Network DVR

Instructions for the DISH Hopper HD DVR Adding an external hard drive to the DISH Hopper is a piece of cake. This will allow you to have additiona...

Digital vs Analog Audio Sound

Digital vs Analog Audio Sound

Many may not know what the difference is between digital and analog (RCA white and red) audio sound. You may have purchased a new DVD player or TV ...

How to connect a DVD player to a TV

How to connect a DVD player to a TV

You have a new DVD player and are wondering how best to connect it to your TV. Here are some simple steps on how to connect your DVD player to a Te...

HDMI vs Component

HDMI vs Component

Which is better, HDMI or Component Video? I get asked this question a lot! Here are a few details on the differences between HDMI and Component vid...

How Do I Tell If A HDMI Cable Is Bad?

How Do I Tell If A HDMI Cable Is Bad?

HDMI cables can go bad. The most common place for a problem is a bad connection between the cable and the device. This is especially true if you ar...

How To Unlock Your TV Parental Control Password

How To Unlock Your TV Parental Control Password

It seems we all have to remember way too many passwords and it is easy to forget a TV or DVR password that you set years ago. I debated whether or ...

Is 3D Worth It?

Is 3D Worth It?

Whenever I watch a preview for a new movie it always advertises "in 3D!" Is 3D really as awesome as the previews make it sound? When comparing 3D t...

Dish Network vs DirecTV

Dish Network vs DirecTV

Have you been shopping for a satellite television service provider lately? If so, I'm sure you have run into more questions than you anticipated. T...

TV Transcripts

TV Transcripts

Closed Captions can be used to generate TV transcripts with a minimal amount of hardware. Imagine capturing transcripts from your favorite TV show,...