Cable Companies: Now in the Business of Streaming

Streaming is the new preferred consumer option for entertainment. It’s gaining traction rapidly, particularly with younger audiences, due to its cheaper price points, the strength of original content, and on-demand delivery model of entertainment.

Battery Backups: Which Type Is Right for You?

Now that we know the differences between the three main kinds of UPS, you might ask which one you should buy. The answer will be different for everyone depending upon their specific circumstances. However, there are some general rules of thumb that you can follow when you’re shopping for a battery backup.

Smart Door Locks: A Comparison

The advent of smart security technology means that you can keep your property safe, while also being able to open and close your home with a push of a button. Thanks to this increase in technology, you have improved control, so if you want to open your door at a specific time (perhaps to let in your housekeeper or the dog walker), you can do so without having to worry about leaving spare keys lying around.

Outdoor TVs: Why Are They Important?

Entertaining outside during the summer, especially by the pool or near the grilling station, is so commonplace that many homeowners have made their outdoor space more of an addition to their living spaces, with the same amenities you might find inside the home. From fireplaces to plush seating to full kitchens, outdoor spaces are now just as important as their indoor counterparts. Which is why installing a television outside just makes sense.

Smart Doorbells: A Comparison of Ring vs Nest

Until very recently, if you wanted to know who was at the door when the doorbell rang, your best bet was to find a nearby window and try to slyly peek through the curtains without being detected. But with the swift rise of the smart doorbell, quietly sneaking around your own home is thankfully a thing of the past. A smart doorbell is an internet-connected doorbell that notifies a smartphone or other electronic device of a homeowner when a guest arrives at the entrance of the door. It activates when the guest presses the button of the doorbell or alternatively when the doorbell senses a guest with its built-in motion sensors.

DMX Lighting Control: Features and Benefits

DMX512, or DMX as it is commonly known as, is a standard for digital communication networks commonly used in stage lighting and effects. What’s really interesting, however, is how DMX lighting technology is currently being applied in homes, particularly home theaters. You can have a projection system and tiered seating, but once you add specialty rope lighting, you elevate your space from a place where you go to watch movies, to a true in-home version of a movie theater.

OLED vs LCD: What is the Difference?

Television technology has come a long way since its invention in 1927. It became a popular household appliance only in the 1950s. Television technology remained largely unchanged for almost fifty years, using Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) for display.