Top 6 Things People Connect to a HDTV

Here are the six most common thing to connect to a HDTV. This step by step will give you a good idea on what you will need to connect your new TV.

1. Connect an Old VCR with no Tuner

Yes, many folks still want to connect their old VCR to the new HDTV. ConnectingAVJacks.jpgyour VCR to your new HDTV isn’t all that hard. Just locate the round yellow video connector or RCA Jack, then look for the audio jacks which are colored red and white, below. Here’s the tricky bit, on most modern HDTV’s the yellow jack isn’tFig-2---Component Video Jack there. Manufacturers merged the Composite (yellow) connector and the Component Y (green) connector, Figure 2. See how it’s green? Some manufacturers paint a yellow ring around it some do not. Either way the jacks should be labeled “Component/AV In”. Once connected, you just change the TV input to A/V, Composite or Video which ever word your TV uses.

2. Connect My Computer or Laptop

Connecting a laptop or a computer is also fairly easy. Every PC or Laptop made VGA.jpgbefore about 2010 or so has a VGA connector. With a few exceptions, HDTV’s are also equipped with one. You can buy various length VGA Cables pretty much anywhere they sell computers. If you have an Apple Computer here is how you connect it. You set the input on your TV to VGA or Computer. Read more!

The Best Sites To Watch Your Content Wherever You Are

If you love to watch TV shows, movies, and even videos of your own, then it’s a great time to be alive. With the advent of super-fast, high-bandwidth connections, numerous companies are now offering some fantastic services to their customers via ‘The Cloud’: Streaming videos over the net to any device be it a smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac, giving you the flexibility to watch what you want, when you want, where you want.
But there are so many companies offering such services that it can be difficult to know which one is right for you, and your hard earned money.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at the top 6 content providers and why you should consider them. Read more!

Is Having Cable Television And The Internet Worth It? A Breakdown:

Cable television and the Internet are high cost items for many families, but are they a necessity or a dispensable luxury? Do families really need both or can they get by with one or none? When it comes to cable TV, many businesses and families are pondering cutting the cord, either due to dissatisfaction with offerings and price or due to the expanding field of alternatives. With the Internet, the converse is true with businesses and homes getting more wired

The Cons of Cable Television
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How Balloons Could Soon Provide Worldwide Internet Access

Editors Note: The topic of this article, while not specifically related to Home Theaters, reports on new technology that will have an impact on those who live beyond the reach of over-the-air stations and cable providers. The Conch Tech does cover ‘cordcutters’ and they are the one’s who could directly benefit from this technology. Read on …

High Altitude Airship
Internet access brings many things to many people. This includes enhanced access to information, global communications, entertainment and education.

However, not everyone has good internet access. Nearly 19 million people have no access to high speed internet in the United States as of 2012. Obviously, this is even worse in the developing world. As of in 2012, only 15% of people in Africa have access to the internet at all. Read more!

Top Five Most Frustrating Things About A Slow Internet Connection

A fast internet connection is a real asset. That’s why so many businesses, homemakers and cafes are keen to get hold of routers and Wi-Fi services that can actually deliver a higher level of performance. But we’ve all experienced the unique frustrations of a slow internet connection. So what are the most irritating things that can happen when your broadband doesn’t cut the mustard? We’ve selected five.

You lose out on tickets
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