8K Ultra HD

8K TVs are yet to gain significant traction with consumers. 

8K televisions offer a level of resolution that is four times that of 4K televisions and sixteen times that of 1080p televisions. Despite this increase in resolution, 8K televisions have not yet gained significant traction with consumers. One reason for this may be the lack of 8K content available. Most streaming services and Blu-ray discs are only available in 1080p or 4K. Without 8K content to watch, there is little incentive for consumers to upgrade to an 8K television. Another reason for the lack of consumer uptake may be the high price tag.

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Latest Sony TV Firmware Updates Improve Gaming Experience.

Some Sony TVs are now receiving an update to function as gamers’ monitors. The new firmware update allows the TVs to display a broader range of colors and improves input lag, making them better for gaming.

A year ago, the company promised support for dynamic refresh rates. Read more

Home Entertainment Must-haves for the Holidays!

When the family gathers during the holidays, or even after a busy week, it can be a relaxing activity to watch a movie in theatre-like conditions; this is when a modern home theater system would come into play.

Home Theater’s popularity has exploded.

Over the past two years, several factors have contributed to the skyrocketing popularity of home theaters and media rooms. First, with the temporary closing of cinemas and the rise of streaming services, many have turned to their home entertainment systems. Second, a switch to a “rent a movie” model has encouraged families to invest in a home entertainment system to enjoy movies easily at their leisure.

In the unpredictable world today, a budget that may have been reserved for dining out or a round of drinks is now often used as a quest for a new, high-quality television or a sound system that will offer the best viewing experience.

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TCL 65C82 Mini LED TV – A Brilliant Budget TV

TCL has become one of the largest and most influential television manufacturers in the world. Over the past decade, TCL has invested staggering amounts of money in increasing manufacturing capacity and setting up development centers, which has been the driving force for the company’s range of innovative, higher-end devices.

The company has its own 8K television, its QLED panels and played a sweeping role in introducing Mini LED technology, with TCL being the first company to present it. This year, they’ve also added a Mini LED TV to their range: the C82 series, of which we got to take a closer look at the 65-inch version (TCL 65C82).

Let’s take a closer look:

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The New Sonos Beam is Elevating Home Theater to a New Level.

The second generation of Sonos’ most popular products, the Beam soundbar, has been updated to support Dolby Atmos.

Following the debut in early October, we had the chance to try out the new product, which may not seem like much of an improvement at first glance, but it can really take home theater viewing to a new level in the right circumstances.

In mid-September, Sonos unveiled the second generation of the Beam soundbar, which looks almost identical to its predecessor. It has changed under the hood that makes it Dolby Atmos compatible.

It’s still a step behind the Sonos Arc, but it’s an ideal choice for those who want more than just the sound of a TV and want a system that can be expanded later.

The front grille is now made of polycarbonate (instead of the previous fabric), which helps to provide a better sound experience.

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Quick Overview of the New Sony Bravia XR-55A90JA OLED TV

In the last ten plus years, we tested a fair number of TVs from various manufacturers. You may be impressed by the most recent televisions from LG, Samsung, and Sony. Maybe you’re considering a new TV for $5,000, $8,000, or even $10,000. Yes, these TVs are stunning and offer a ton of features that you can’t find anywhere else. But if you’re on a budget, then you may want to look into something a little more affordable. Let’s explore the new Sony Bravia XR A90J 2021 models and see if it’s up to the task.

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Upgrade Your Home with an Entertainment Room

One of the most rewarding home improvement projects is creating an entertainment room for both your family and your guests.

While in the past this was seen as something only the rich and famous can afford, now anybody with little extra space and time can install one.

Some people may be able to add a brand new entertainment room to their home, while others may need to go with a remodeling route to transform an existing space. Read more

AV Receiver Setup Guide

How to Setup Your Shiny New Home Theater Receiver in 9 Easy Steps.

So, you got a home theater system? Awesome! Listening to music, playing video games or watching movies on a home theater system can be both magical and exciting. The most important thing when it comes to having a quality home theater is not only spending huge sums on buying it; properly setting it up is just as important. We will provide a step-by-step guide on how to best set up a home theater receiver.

How long will this take?

Actually, it doesn’t require long hours to set up a home theater receiver. To set it up perfectly, you’ll need about an hour in most cases.

What you need to get started

Before we go further, here is a list of what you’ll require

· Speakers

· Speaker wire

· A string or tape to measuring wire runs

· Wire cutters

· Speaker connectors

· HDMI and A/V cables

Planning:

Take note of the parts you will connect to the receiver (such as cable/satellite boxes, gaming consoles, Blu-ray players and Wii). Don’t stress yourself much on where to place your speakers, because receivers come with automatic speaker calibration, making it easier to get the perfect sound even if the speaker is not perfectly placed. Read more

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Remote Control Devices – The Logitech Harmony 650 Review

The latest lines of the Logitech Harmony universal remotes have been much cheaper when compared to its earlier models. 2010 models like the Harmony 300 and Harmony 600 were sold for $50 and $80 respectively, while the Harmony 650 we’re trying to review here was sold for $100. Apart from the color schemes which are […]

4K TV Installation with a dash of Apple Mac Pro – Fun Day at Data Wire Solutions

The New Apple Mac Pro is a fantastic tower computer. The unique design makes you stop and stare for a while, it’s lighter then a standard desktop computer, but certainly much more powerful.

It comes with either a quad or a 6 core CPU and its configurable up to 64GB of memory. The basic configuration will run you 2.999$ while the highest configuration is just a little shy of 10.000$ yes that’s 10K, for that much money you could probably setup a small office with 5 Dell Computers and a server, but hey this is the latest and greatest from Apple.

We had our first installation today, our client had a beautiful 4K television and the Mac Pro looked absolutely stunning. Can’t wait to get one for the office but until then check out the pictures from today and some of the latest reviews below. Read more