August 8, 2019

Overview

Over my 30+ years in the electronics and computer business I’ve seen voice control come and go several times.  In the past, the attempts to give us voice control have been only marginally successful, at best.  Lately, however, there seems to be a growing trend towards more and more voice con...

July 19, 2019

Overview

Speakers – we all have many of them in our lives.  They’re in our cars, our homes, our phones – even our voice assistants have them!  But one speaker is pretty much the same as another, right?  Or is it?

Background

Speakers have been a passion of mine ever since my father introduced...

June 13, 2019

Overview

We all seem to have more lights in our house than we know how to control.  Who, for example, doesn’t have at least a couple switches on their walls that they have no idea what they do?!  And if, like me, you have teenagers, you probably have every light in the house on whenever they’re home....

May 3, 2019

Modern electronics can be frustrating for anyone who has attempted to stay up on the latest and greatest technologies over the last 25 years. It seems that, just when you finally buy a new piece of equipment, it’s already obsolete! But if you wait too long, your equipment will be so out of date that...

March 18, 2019

If you’ve been looking at modern surround sound receivers and Blu-ray players lately, you’re probably wondering what all the new nomenclature means – it can be very confusing!

February 5, 2018

If you’ve been in the market for a TV lately, or even if you’ve been watching Netflix or another streaming service, you’ve probably run across the terms “4K” and “HDR”. Other than being the latest buzzwords related to televisions, though, what do these terms really mean? Simply put, they signify si...