HomeWorx HW-150PVR ATSC Digital TV Converter Box Review


Perhaps you still have an old fashioned TV and see no reason why you should purchase a new one. As long as you are using cable, you should have no problem.

But if you use an antenna, your TV is probably useless now that over-the-air transmissions are now digital. You require a digital converter box to convert the digital signals into analog signals.

You can purchase those digital boxes for around $50. But if you do, then you should perhaps consider the HomeWorx HW-150PVR ATSC Digital TV Converter Box.


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Choosing The Best High Definition TV

When we buy an HDTV it is important to have an HDTV buyer guide, which would enable us get the best bang for our money.


After all we are investing quite a sum and we don’t want to waste our hard earned money.

The wrong choice means, we are going to get stuck with it for a number of years, maybe 10 or more, unless we can somehow get rid of it without too much loss.

It feels good every day to sit down and to watch the amazing picture from your HDTV and tell ourselves we have indeed made a good choice.

We are going to help you buy the BEST HDTV you can afford.

The best high definition televisions are not as expensive as a few years ago when we would have needed at least $4,000 to be able to afford one.

Today we can get a surprisingly good HDTV for $2,000 or less.

What is the best HDTV on the market? Who makes the best HDTV?

Which is better LCD or Plasma TV? The Plasma vs LCD TV fight is still raging on.

Does it really matter what type of television we buy?

What do the all the  HDTV reviews say?
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Philips 21:9 Movie TV

Love to watch movie? Wonder why you don’t have the same immersive effect? Perhaps it’s because the ratio used in movie theater is 21:9 instead of 16:9.


The 21:9 aspect ratio of a cinema screen was developed to mimic our own peripheral vision, providing a totally immersive viewing experience.

This immersion is what makes 21:9 cinematic viewing such an all-encompassing experience and why until now it has continued to provide the optimum medium in which to fully enjoy films. Such is its power that we routinely undergo an intensely personal, emotional journey when watching a film in a cinema. It is the experience of ‘losing ourselves’ in a film.

This Cinematic Viewing Experience is extremely difficult to replicate at home. Even the largest conventional TV screen cannot provide the total immersion that we enjoy at a cinema because when it comes to watching a film, the viewing experience isn’t determined by screen size.

Films fill a cinema screen.The images reach right out to the very limits of the screen and of our peripheral vision, enveloping us so completely in the action that we actively ‘feel’ along with the characters in front of us.

This cannot be achieved on a conventional 16:9 widescreen TV at home without moving to a ‘letterbox’ view or losing the full scope of the original shot.

Until now. With an aspect ratio of 21:9, the Cinema 21:9 is the world’s first cinema-proportioned LCD TV. In combination with Philips’ Ambilight technology – accurately matching on-screen content to extend the picture beyond the confines of the screen – Cinema 21:9 delivers the most completely immersive home viewing experience possible.

Use TV Antenna For HD Channels

Next year, or more exactly on 17 February 2009, all TV stations in USA will have to broadcast in digital signals. There will be no more analog transmission.

If you have an old TV you might not be able to watch anything, unless you acquire a digital turner. By that time most people would have bought a new TV, most probably an HD one (High Definition).

What most people do not realize is that they will be able to receive many high definition channels without subscribing to cable or satellite companies. All they have to do is to buy an antenna ($30 to $100) and connect it to their TV.

The images they will receive could be better than from cable or satellite because they are normally digitally uncompressed. But perhaps more importantly they are totally free!

Yes TV antennas may not look pretty but then nor do the satellite dishes.

Is the new Sony Bravia E4000 TV or Art?


Designed to be hung on a wall alongside artwork, the TV can display one to 6 pre-installed masterpieces, or any favourite photo, in Picture Frame mode. There are three screen sizes and four blend-in frame colours to choose from (Midnight Sky, Aluminium, Pearly White and Dark Walnut) so as to be able to to suit any room decor.

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