TV

Television Resolution Explained

photo/dots.jpgWhich television to buy has become a complex decision. You need to become familar with terms like resolution, format, 1080i, 1080p, and 720p. Here are a few tips to make your television decision easier.

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Television Choices Today

hardware/tvroom.jpgA few weeks ago, I sat down to watch Ugly Betty, my favorite television show, but our trusty old television set wasn’t cooperating. I was presented with a blank screen. We soon found that the old set wasn’t worth repairing, so the decision was easy. We would simply buy a new one. Of course, it would be one of the new high definition televisions. We thought we would just run out and buy one, but we quickly found that buying a TV today is nothing like it was a few years ago.

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Classic TV

entertainment/old tv.jpgJust thinking about the I Love Lucy episode where Lucy worked on an assembly line in a candy factory brings a smile to my face. Remembering the family spirit and wholesomeness of other shows like Father Knows Best, Leave It to Beaver, and The Donna Reed Show still warms my heart. These classic television programs made us laugh and cry without the sex and violence that is so commonly associated with television today. No wonder the interest in TV nostalgia is growing by leaps and bounds. Many of us enjoy revisiting the quality programs from the 50's, 60's, and 70's. 

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Slingbox

I love visiting my daughter and her family in Sweden. In fact, I love a lot of things about Sweden. It's just that watching Swedish television isn't one of them. After a few days, I always long for some good old American TV.

Now technology has come to my rescue!!  This handy device lets me watch my home television in Sweden, or just about anyplace else in the world.

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