Category Archives: Television

OTA Tuner and PVR – iView 3500STBII

If you want to cut the cord and get rid of your cable TV bill – here is a good option. Instead of buying the $200 digital TV solution that an expert in the field recommended, I thought I’d give … Continue reading

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TV in the Basement

It looks like our local cable company Charter is going to force people to go to an all digital signal and that means using one of their boxes to decode the signal. Unfortunately, that also means they will be charging … Continue reading

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Samsung TV with DVD and VHS

To Watch a DVD/VHS First follow the “To Watch TV” Instructions below, but choose HDMI 1. 1. Turn on the Power for the DVD/VHS player. 2. Press the Green DVD button. 3. Press the Open/Close button. When the DVD player … Continue reading

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Computer Monitor versus Television

According to Robert Heron of Tekzilla you can use a a television instead of a traditional computer monitor, but the TV has to be setup correctly. Here are his recommendations. Default TV picture settings are not ideal for PC use.  … Continue reading

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Watching HD TV on your Laptop

A few months ago I bought a Hauppauge WinTV USB device which allows me to watch over the air high-def TV. I bought it mainly for emergencies when my electricity was out and today I got to try it out … Continue reading

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