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Be a TV Star With Your Video Phone Calls
Tiny screens don't do your video calls justice. For higher-quality video conversations, you've got to turn on the TV
"do your video calls justice. For higher-quality video conversations, you've got to... The best video phone experience is afforded through a big-screen TV, for an obvious... chairs. TV-based video calls most closely simulate the experience of having the caller... bring video calling to your TV.... was the video phone, which showed up as a standard element of daily life in things... millions of video calls now happen every day. And the surprising fact is that the quality..."
Turn Off the Video Games and Turn On Your Kid's Creativity
Going nuts planning summer activities? Kids overdosing on screen time? It may be time to foster more self-directed play
"cable, and video games were not allowed. I spent my entire life outside and I have wonderful... playing video games. I think it was one of the early childhood experiences that help... watch TV some times, and it truly was a confession. I felt like I was baring my soul... watch TV!" And then I remembered, in addition to our long days outside, my siblings... on the tv, results in a sort of sensory withdrawal effect. Summer used to mean chalk..."
Retro Video Games Score Big in 21st-Century Homes
Old-style arcade consoles are blipping and blinking their way onto home design's radar. Will Space Invaders soon be invading your space?
"playing a video game cost a quarter. In 1972, Atari unleashed a gaming revolution with... home. Video arcade cabinets fill a number of roles. They're kitschy and nostalgic... pieces. Video game consoles are one of the few objects you can buy that strike people... think video games are too lowbrow for your beautiful home, you should know that New... arcade video gaming into your home, too.... like a video game cabinet at all. But when you slide out a drawer with video game..."
Ultrahigh-Definition 4K TVs Sharpen Their Sights on the Home
Pixelation? What pixelation? The latest breed of TV offers a smoother picture than ever before — and the price is dropping all the time
"breed of TV offers a smoother picture than ever before — and the price is dropping all... ition TVs came on the market in 2012. But these were priced beyond what is affordable... Regular HD TVs look perfect — until, that is, you see 4K. The 4K experience can be literally... only on video content. Having installed 4K displays in clients' homes, a lot of people... what a "TV" can be in the home. Camera sensor size matters much more than high megapixels..."
How Bluetooth 4.0 Will Change Remote Control
Manage lights, TV, refrigerators and more through your phone or tablet when the latest wireless technology rolls into all your home devices
"lights, TV, refrigerators and more through your phone or tablet when the latest wireless... home. Television, for example, used to receive its signal wirelessly, which enabled... cable TV spread, transforming a wireless signal into a nonwireless one, wireless... possibly your TV to the Internet. You probably also use another wireless technology called... appliances; television, video & music systems; security alarms & monitoring systems; and..."
How Smart TV Will Change Your Living Room
Get ready for the future of TV, in which your living room becomes a movie set, a communication hub and a gaming zone
"future of TV, in which your living room becomes a movie set, a communication hub and... true of a TV set, because the purpose and role of television in our lives is about to... How the TV's Role in Our Lives Is Changing When TV first appeared in American living... couch. TV had only one purpose, which was to show live broadcasts consisting of news... purpose of a TV set is undergoing a total transformation. Within five years, this seismic..."
Goodbye, TV — Hello, Fireplace
Hide the television above the fireplace with clever camouflage, so the focus will be right where you want it
"e the television above the fireplace with clever camouflage, so the focus will be... on the television. If you've decided to put your TV above the fireplace, consider... your TV, these expert examples can help you say goodbye to the constant sight of... of your television set in your room.... Audio/ Video Ridgedale #406 firstname.lastname@example.org These are all lovely and creative... hide the tv behind artwork or a two way mirror but my tv is on a full motion wall mount..."
Great Rooms With Great Viewing
"enjoy your TV, sound systems and video games in one stylish, multifunctional room... include TVs, sound systems and video games packed into one room. As much as I love... where video games are played. They also allow multiple devices to be used simultaneously... Put the TV?How to Arrange Your Room for TV and People, TooWhere to Put the TV When... something on TV. If that's your pleasure, make sure the screen is visible from the kitchen..."
7 Ideas to Get You Back on the Front Porch
Remember the good old days, when porches offered front-row seats to street scenes? They can be even better today
Modern Manners: Smooth Moves for Kids' Visits
For hosting kids or visiting with Junior in tow, we give you a plan to keep stress levels low and fun levels high
"toys, tv, video games, they are also allowed to bring a few toys into where the adults... dinner. Video games are good for this. I note plenty of people here have never had... of the TV. It works and it's just for dinner. Have headphones if the Looney Tunes... kid-friendly videos could also come in handy later in the evening. MealtimeParents: Remind..."
9 Gorgeously Modern Kitchen Fireplaces
As sleek and beautifully designed as their modern kitchen surroundings, these fireplaces leave old-fashioned hearths in the dust
Put Pianos Into Play
10 Ways to Entertain Kids on Rainy Days
Make a few imagination-friendly room adjustments now to keep your kids busy — and your sanity intact — when nasty weather hits
Now Playing in Homes Everywhere: TV, the App
"including the TV. Nowadays TV comes through every pipe and plays on every screen, thanks... getting TV shows, and things that are like TV shows, over the Internet instead of through... 1950s a TV set was the highest high tech in the home — and the only means by which... content on a TV, PC, laptop, tablet or phone, or on a device built into the inside of a... cable TV companies is gaining ground quickly and threatening traditional business..."
New Strategies for Hiding the TV
"TV placement has become a lot more discreet since the days of the bulky set with... g the TV and media components into the room or hiding them completely.... watch tv and cover the windows....beautiful rooms! A screen and a video projector... with the video. It's so simple to deal with the monitor, but much more challenging... important as video. Anyone can have "whole house sound" with hidden tiny speakers in the..."