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Monitor vs TV: Which is Right For You?

If you’re short on space in your home or apartment, you might be considering combining a TV and a computer monitor. With more people turning to streaming services instead of broadcast TV, it’s easier than ever to make one screen do double duty. But, despite what you may think, monitors and TVs aren’t the same …

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60Hz vs. 120Hz TVs and Monitors: Does It Really Matter?

Whether you’re a gamer or streamer, you’ve probably wondered if you should upgrade your older 60Hz TV to a newer 120Hz TV or gaming monitor. What’s the difference, and is it really worth the extra money to get a 120Hz TV or monitor? We’re going to talk about the differences between 60Hz vs. 120Hz, and …

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HDMI ARC vs. Optical Connections: Which Should You Use?

If all you’re looking for is basic sound output from your speakers, it doesn’t matter what connections you use. However, if you’re looking for quality in your home audio system, the HDMI ARC vs. Optical cable debate becomes far more relevant. Here’s everything you should know about these two types of connections, including how they …

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Surround Sound Vs. Stereo: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve just purchased a new television, you’ve probably heard that you need a surround sound system to get the best sound possible. But you’re happy with your current stereo system, it’s OK to wonder if a surround sound system will be that much of an improvement. The cost between speaker systems, both stereo and …

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Motion Rate Vs. Refresh Rate: Fake Marketing BS?

When 120Hz TV’s came out, the difference in picture was amazing. Shoppers simply had to look for a 120Hz refresh rate in order to get the best picture quality for sports and action movies. Then manufacturers came out with something called “Motion Rate” to make things more complicated. So what’s the difference between motion rate …

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What is the Best Time to Buy a TV? [8 Insider Tips]

Getting the best deal on a new TV isn’t easy these days. Many of the big-box stores that used to fight each other for our business have closed their doors forever. Worse yet, websites like BFAds aren’t scanning sale ads so now we have to get them from each retailer directly. Finding the best deal …

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720p vs 1080p: When Is It Time To Upgrade Your TV?

I still have a 720p television. There. I said it. And since the average lifespan of a TV is between 5-10 years, I’ll bet I’m not the only one. It;s not that my TV is dying. It’s a Samsung and still looks great, actually. But it’s 720p, and that automatically makes it obsolete, right? Or…does …

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Is it Worth Getting HDR on Your Next TV?

Shopping for a new TV has never been easy, but it seems like it’s only gotten more complicated lately. As 4K TV’s become more common, so has a feature called HDR. High Dynamic Range (HDR) offers brighter highlights, deeper shadows, a wider range of color detail, and it also displays a crisper picture. Almost all …

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