Surround Sound Systems

If you want to create a great place to experience movies, football matches, TV shows or anything else motion picture related, there are two things you need. First, you need to have a TV (obviously), but while getting a great TV is really going to improve your viewing experience, often times you'll find that a surround sound system which is up market and well configured will actually improve your experience more than a few extra inches on your TV. Surround sound systems range anywhere from £50-250 in cost, and some are also more difficult to set up than others. If you aren't familiar with electronics but still want to improve your viewing experience, then buying your new system from a store which offers a set-up service for a small fee can remove a lot of the angst of doing it yourself.
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Creating a Superb Home Cinema

A home cinema room can be a nice option in a home, and with today’s technology there’s no reason why you can’t bring the feel of a movie theatre into your home. There is certain audio visual technology you’ll need though, if you want to make your home theatre a success. Obviously a large HD display is a must, especially if you want to enjoy quality Blu-ray movies like you’re at the cinema. You then need surround sounds and preferably a stereo left speaker and a stereo right speaker at both sides of the room. A subwoofer would also be a nice addition, and it will give your theatre some energy when the big action scenes take place. In some cases, you may then want rear left and right speakers too and a centre unit, but this may depend on the size of the room and how much you want to annoy your neighbours. Once this is all in place with a comfy sofa or set of chairs, the other equipment is easy, and you basically just need a Blu-ray player. If you’re a movie lover,...
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Creating a Boomcase

If you haven’t heard of a boomcase we’re going to give you a brief introduction. It’s essentially a vintage suitcase that’s been transformed into a boom box system. This will involve cutting holes and installing amplifiers, bass speakers and standard speakers, and they can look great in many homes, yet they can be portable too and fitted with batteries. Boomcases are not necessarily difficult to make, especially if you are a DIY enthusiast but you have to know your electrical cables, and you do have to plan the look of the case carefully, choosing equipment that’s fits nicely into the shell of the case. A well-made boomcase doesn’t come cheap, but they’re easy to make and you can find many different guides online if you’re stuck for ideas, but make sure you test the sound first and choose a case that’s solid and classically styled.
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Microsoft Hololens

Microsoft unveiled a new product at their unveiling of Windows 10 which effectively stole the show: the Hololens. This product is a kind of blend between the Oculus Rift and Google Glass, and will be integrated with a lot of Microsoft's existing products, including Bing search, Cortana and Xbox. google-76522_640 The Hololens projects holograms into the real world through an eye-set, much like the google glass product, but all of the people who've had the chance to try it out so far have concluded that it is a far better product. The primary means that you can use it with will be through Cortana, which is quite frankly the best voice recognition software around. In addition, it will be integrated with Xbox to perform a lot of the same functions as an oculus rift head-set, with the addition of a lot more functionality besides this.
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The best types of Electricals to buy this Christmas

We all love opening up our Christmas presents, and this year many people will be lucky enough to gain electrical goods. There are many dazzling products out there to buy today, and we’re providing a list of products that would make a great gift for any electric or technological enthusiast. • The iPad Air – It’s thinner and lighter than previous iPads, and it weighs in at less than half a kilo. You won’t be leaving any finger prints on this device either and it can make for a super Christmas present this winter. • Next up, the Sony Xperia Z1 – It’s a superb mobile phone that is actually waterproof. And this isn’t like the products where they say they’re waterproof and they actually are not. There really are no limits (if you don’t travel more than 2 metres under water), you can put a pair of goggles with some snorkels and play on your phone in the bathtub. Amazing. • Another item that would be difficult to say no to this year is a frameless TV. There ...
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