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  • Watch Free High Definition (HD) Programming Created: Friday, February 11, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    This isn’t much of a secret so there’s no reason to try to stuff the cat back into the bag. Buy an antenna. Get free high definition and digital television programming. There are some s...
  • What Is an A/B Switch? Created: Wednesday, April 08, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    This useful television accessory allows two RF/coaxial devices to connect into a single input. Here are three common scenarios where you might use one.
  • Amplify a Digital TV Signal Created: Friday, May 22, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
    Given identical broadcast conditions, a digital TV signal won’t travel as far as an analog TV signal because terrestrial constraints affect it more than analog. Amplifying or boosting the sig...
  • What’s the Difference Between an LED and LCD TV? Created: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Explanation of LED TVs and their relationship to LCD TVs.
  • HDMI, DVI, and HDCP Created: Thursday, January 27, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    What is HDMI/HDCP and DVI/HDCP, and what do they do? Do I need one on my consumer electronics equipment? I'm thinking about buying a new television, so should I get one with HDMI or DVI?"
  • Comparison Between Satellite Providers DirecTV and DISH Network Created: Monday, May 28, 2007 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Comparison between satellite providers DirecTV and DISH Network.
  • Hands On Review: Westinghouse LD-4655VX LED TV Created: Monday, January 23, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014
    Full review of Westinghouse LD-4655VX LED TV
  • What is the Difference between a Television and Monitor? Created: Sunday, November 20, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    I am shopping on the computer for a television. I see items listed as televisions and others listed as monitors. What is the difference?
  • How to Internet Enable Your TV Created: Sunday, February 14, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013
    Tips on enabling a standard TV to access Internet content.
  • Top Gifts for Tech Geeks Video Created: Sunday, December 16, 2012 Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2012
    Having a hard time finding the perfect gift for those that are always keeping ahead of the tech trends? In this About.com video, learn the top gifts for any geek.
  • How to Set Up a Universal TV Remote Video Created: Friday, December 14, 2012 Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012
    A universal remote control can control multiple electronics, and really anything with an on or an off switch. This video from About.com shows you step-by-step how to set up a universal TV remote.
  • Quick Tip: What Is an Internet-Enabled TV? Video Created: Monday, November 12, 2012 Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012
    Internet-enabled TV is an extremely useful functionality that is becoming increasingly available. Watch this About.com video to learn more about Internet-enabled TV.
  • How to Use Netflix on an iPhone Video Created: Friday, November 09, 2012 Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012
    You can really watch TV or movies anywhere now that Netflix is available in the Apple App Store. Learn how to stream Netflix on your iPhone so you're never without your favorite shows in this how-t...
  • How to Watch Netflix on a Computer Video Created: Thursday, November 08, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012
    Streaming Netflix movies or shows on your computer is one of the most convenient ways to enjoy your Netflix service. Watch this About.com video to learn how to do it.
  • How to Use Netflix on an iPad Video Created: Thursday, November 08, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012
    You can watch TV or movies anywhere now that Netflix is available in the Apple App Store. Learn how to stream Netflix on your iPad so you're never without your favorite shows in this how-to video f...
  • How to Join Hulu Plus Video Created: Thursday, November 08, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012
    Hulu Plus is a media streaming service that gives you acces to thousands of shows and movies for a low monthly fee. Learn how to easily sign up for this service in this how-to video from About.com.
  • Add Items to a Netflix Queue Video Created: Saturday, November 03, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012
    The Netflix queue is where all of your entertainment choices are stored in the DVD rental and video streaming service. Learn how to add items to your Netflix queues in this About.com video.
  • How to Connect a TV to a DVD Player Video Created: Sunday, November 04, 2012 Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012
    Connecting your DVD player to your TV involves a few different cables and plugs, but the process is actually simple even for the electronically challenged. Watch this About.com video to learn how t...
  • How to Set Up a Netflix Account Video Created: Saturday, November 03, 2012 Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012
    Setting up a Netflix account is the first step necessary to enjoying the DVD rental and video streaming service. Learn how to set up and edit a Netflix account in this About.com video.
  • Quick Tip: How to Set Favorites on Netflix Video Created: Saturday, November 03, 2012 Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012
    Setting favorites on Netflix can customize your service and find more entertainment options tailored to your tastes. Learn how to rate your favorite movies on Netflix in this About.com video.
  • Quick Tip: What Is Netflix? Video Created: Saturday, November 03, 2012 Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012
    Netflix is a popular DVD rental and video streaming service that gives it's customers access to countless hours of television and movie entertainment. Learn about Netflix and the monthly subscripti...
  • How to Cancel Your Netflix Account Video Created: Saturday, November 03, 2012 Updated: Saturday, November 03, 2012
    Is not Netflix not quite what you expected it to be? Learn how to cancel your Netflix subscription and stop paying for the service in this About.com video.
  • How to Connect a TV to a Blu-Ray Player Video Created: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012
    Connecting your blu-ray player to your cable box is simple if you follow these steps. Watch this About.com video to learn more about connecting a TV to a blu-ray player.
  • How to Connect a TV to a Cable Box Video Created: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012
    Connecting a TV to a cable box is simple and easy. Watch this About.com video to learn how to connect a TV to a cable box.
  • How to Set Up Internet on a TV Video Created: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012
    Setting up Internet on a TV is very simple and easy to do. Watch this About.com video to learn how to set up Internet on a TV.
  • Quick Tip: What Is 3D TV? Video Created: Thursday, November 01, 2012 Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012
    3D TV is a new advancement that has recently gained popularity. Watch this About.com video to learn more about 3D TV.
  • How to Use Hulu on Mobile Devices Video Created: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Hulu Plus on a mobile device requires a few steps before downloading and accessing the Hulu Plus app. Watch this About.com video to learn how to use Hulu Plus on a Mobile phone or tablet.
  • Quick Tip: What Is Hulu Plus? Video Created: Monday, October 08, 2012 Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012
    Hulu Plus offers more access to streaming television shows for a fee. Learn more about Hulu Plus and its features in this About.com video.
  • How to Access Netflix Using a Roku Video Created: Monday, October 08, 2012 Updated: Monday, October 08, 2012
    Accessing Netflix on a Roku is one of the easiest ways to watch a variety of movies on your home television. Watch this About.com video to learn how to access Netflix on your Roku.
  • Hands-On Review: Monster N-Ergy Headphones Created: Monday, September 24, 2012 Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Hands-On Review: Monster N-Ergy Headphones
  • Hands on Review: Rotel RSX 1562 A/v Receiver Created: Monday, September 24, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Hands on Review: Rotel RSX 1562 A/V Receiver
  • New Dolby Sound for Mobile Devices Created: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    New Dolby Sound For Mobile Devices

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