T’is the season to go shopping: One of a kind Christmas show 2013

Forget Christmas movie marathons on your home theater this coming holiday season. Put down the universal remote control and head out over to downtown Toronto on November 28 for one of the most anticipated Christmas events in the city.
The One of a Kind Christmas Show, which will be held in the Direct Energy Centre this [...]

Stress Free Holiday Party Planning on a Budget

Being the “hostess with the mostess” this holiday can surely earn you brownie points from your neighbors, friends and family. But the stress of planning out the menu, buying the supplies and ingredients and cleaning up after, can a take a toll on your sanity and your budget.
But don’t fret. Here are a couple of [...]

Popcorn night: The top 10 horror films of all time

If your idea of a perfect Halloween night is making some popcorn and having a horror movie marathon, then check out this list of top 10 horror movies of all time. But be warned:  if you’re planning on watching it on your home theatre system with surround sound, never attempt to watch them alone.
10. Jaws [...]

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Projectors: A cheaper alternative to a big flat screen TV

A home theater system is never complete without a big flat screen TV.  But with the costs that come with large flat screen TV’s, many wonder how they can complete their dream home theater system without putting a huge dent on their wallets.
But there’s another option:  home theater projectors.  They’re cheaper, lighter and are not [...]

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Input Lag: Does it matter?

What is input lag?  It is when there is a delay in before the image hits the screen and are perceived by the viewers.  Input lag may happen for a few milliseconds and are almost inaudible, to a few seconds delay, which can be a bit bothersome if the audio is out of sync with [...]

Turning Your Basement into a Home Theater Room

Converting a home basement into a home theater entertainment space has been a popular American pursuit. In practicality, what better way to use an under-utilized space?
Here are some things to consider before turning your basement into a home theater room:
Water and Electronics Don’t Mix
Some home basements have been ignored or neglected, leaving them damp, musty, [...]

The Battle between 3D Technologies

3D technology has been increasing in popularity for the past few years especially because more 3D contents have been made available to the viewing public. New animation technologies allow better resolution and imaging for cartoons and there are also new processes on how real motion pictures are translated into 3D images. But going into the [...]

The Secrets to a Successful Video Projector Installation

The home video projector is one of the most valuable gadgets that you can have in your home theater. It can display high definition video images without taking up too much space inside your home cinema.
But just like any other gadgets inside the room, all the good features will not be put into good use [...]

Common Questions about Home Theaters in Small Rooms

Even if you own a small house with rooms that are not very spacious, you will still be able to achieve your dream of having a home cinema. As the famous quote says, size does not matter.
No matter if the only available room that you have in the house is small, a few tricks and [...]

Planning to Buy a New 3D TV?

One of the popular trends when it comes to display nowadays is the incorporation of 3D technology into televisions. This type of technology has caught the attention of people who own home cinemas because they also want to get that 3D appeal in the movies that they are watching at home.
Although having a 3D TV [...]