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Home Network

The Importance of the Home Network

In 1902, a man named Willis Carrier invented air conditioning.  Fifty years later, this technology – originally designed for industry purposes, began making its way into American homes.  Now 95% of all new homes in the U.S. have central air.  What was once considered a luxury is now a must have feature for today’s home… Continue reading The Importance of the Home Network

Home Theater

5 DIY Home Theater Mistakes

Here are five of the most common mistakes I see when I visit a do-it-yourselfer's home theater: 1.) Subwoofer in the corner For years makers of budget subwoofers have encouraged people to put their sub in the corner of the room. Being close to room boundaries helps boost the overall bass output for these under-powered… Continue reading 5 DIY Home Theater Mistakes

TVs & Video 101

Discs vs. Streaming: A Video Shootout

More and more people are getting their video content from the internet from streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.  There’s no doubt that these on demand type services are so much more convenient than the days of going to rent discs at places like Blockbuster when we had to deal with availability issues and… Continue reading Discs vs. Streaming: A Video Shootout