Top Reasons for Using an HDMI Extender

This may be a bit on the Techie side for some, but these are great gadgets if you need to run HD video and audio to a remote TV.

HDMI is most common interface on High Definition devices like HD cameras, HD camcorders, video gaming consoles, LCD and LED TVs. Most of the applications call for HDMI signal to be extended ranging anywhere from a few feet to several hundred feet. If you are looking to extend the HDMI signal a few feet from your video source you can use a standard HDMI cable.

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4 Simple Ways To Connect Your Mobile Device To Your Massive TV Screen

Have you noticed how everything seems to be morphing together these days? Your mobile phone and tablet have nearly made cameras and laptops redundant. Now it’s your television’s turn to get in on the action because it wants to take the screen away from your mobile device. First you will need to know how it’s possible to connect them together and we’re going to look at some suggestions below.

Micro HDMI connection

As long as you don’t have a very old mobile device it should be possible for you to hook it up to your HDMI-ready TV and all you will need is a micro HDMI cable. The smaller end will slide into your smartphone or tablet and the other end will go into the TV. Once you’re connected you will be able to see everything on your mobile device displayed on your giant screen. Try to make sure you pick up a HDMI cable that supports 1080p HD video. Read more!

HDMI 2.0

The HDMI Forum just released version 2.0 of the  HDMI Specifications. This latest version, the first to be developed by the HDMI Forum, seems to be targeted at the new Ultra HDTV technology which is now making it way in Consumer Electronics stores around the world.

“The introduction of the HDMI 2.0 Specification represents a major milestone for the HDMI Forum. Our members collaborated closely to take the highly successful HDMI Specification to the next level by expanding audio and video features for consumer electronics applications.” —Robert Blanchard of Sony Corporation, president of the HDMI Forum

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Confused By All These Cables? DVI, HDMI & VGA Cable Breakdown

There are many cables out on the market right now and it can be quite overwhelming for the average consumer.  Specialists may even get confused by all these cables, what they do, and how to appropriately use them.  In this infographic we are specifically focusing on the VGA, HDMI, and DVI extender.  Learn about the differences and similarities each cable has and how it can be used effectively.  Digital Visual Interface, HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface and VGA stands for Video Graphics Array.  These may seem like strange names, but one examining the infographic they will all start to make sense.

Learn when each was developed, which ones were made to replace another, who created the cables, what they are used for, how many pins each has, and much more.  Also, find fun and interesting facts about the cables to share with friends and spark up interesting conversations. Read more!

How to Connect your Macbook to your TV


Your MacBook can get along great with your TV, as long as you make the right connections. All you need to know is whether your MacBook and TV have the same ports. Even if they don’t, the chances are very good that you can find a compatible adapter. Read more!

HOW TO: Troubleshoot Your HDTV

If you have ever tried to fix an electronic device by yourself, you most likely discovered that technology can be very confusing. It’s a tedious process to fix what you don’t understand. Instead of trying this yourself, you can simply have an experienced professional patch the problems for you. It’s far easier this way. It’s also far more time consuming.

Troubleshooting your devices – specifically your HDTV – shouldn’t be such a challenge. It should instead be an ease. While there will be concerns that will defy your abilities, there are others that can instead be handled quickly. The most common difficulties can be solved without help. You must simply first recognize what these are and how to approach them.

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HDMI Cable; why do I need one?

If you own a High Definition Television and use a Blu-ray DVD Player or Hi-Def Cable/Satellite box then a HDMI cable is exactly what you need to get the best picture.

What is HDMI?

HDMI High Speed Cable

HDMI or High-Definition Multimedia Interface is an audio/video cable for transferring digital audio/video signals to a compatible computer monitor, audio device or television. Sources for HDMI could be a HD cable/satellite box, HD DVD player, tablet, game console or digital camera. There are 5 types of HDMI cables but only two are used in home entertainment, HDMI High Speed and HDMI High Speed with Ethernet. Read more!