Upgrading my monitor, honestly don't know shit.

So I've had a pair of Samsung Synmaster PX2370s (23 inch LED-LCD) monitors for a number of years, well one of them is starting to die on me (green fuzz in the shadows of images and video, and the most insanely bizzare problem on certain websites, where it will cause the computer to flicker or act...

Posted by on 28 May 2016 | 5:20 am

Panasonic G10 - Turning off overscan

When I connect my laptop to the TV, the image is slightly too big for the screen. I'd like to turn off overscan for my HDMI 3 port, if there's some kind of pixel perfect or 1:1 option. I'm reluctant to enter the service menu without detailed instructions though. Does anyone know how to do this? ...

Posted by on 27 May 2016 | 10:30 pm

Sat receiver trying to reset itself

Hello everyone, I have a HR24 DTV receiver that is less than a year old that is now beginning to give me trouble. A couple nights ago, it went off randomly and kept trying to reset but couldn't, I unplugged it and then replugged it back in and it reset fine but only worked for an hour and a half...

Posted by on 27 May 2016 | 1:21 am

Top Video game sales of 2015

I am surprised by the placement of a number of titles on this list http://www.businessinsider.com/best-selling-video-games-2015-2016-5

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 7:32 pm

Ghost Recon Wildlands, pure gangster

Looks friggin incredible. Seriously can't wait. Original trailer (about a year old) WdJub3Kz2wI New trailer Jmzo4KvRmsM

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 3:56 pm

Does the internet is spoiling the fun out of every game

Does the internet is spoiling the fun out of every game Back in my days of youth I read about a game in a magazin or it was recommend by a friend. So I decided to buy (or to pirate copy the game from a friend (yes, that was the usual way to distribute games in the old GDR back in the 90's(for...

Posted by on 26 May 2016 | 3:15 am

Gaming PC consoles or both?

Gaming PC consoles or both? Hey guys, I have a question because I have been considering building a pc for gaming but not sure. Right now I have a ps4 and a 2013 21.5 imac. I specked out the imac with the best processor and gpu I could get at the time. So i have a 3.1ghz intel core i7 and a...

Posted by on 25 May 2016 | 4:04 am

Recorded Music for Handheld Players

I have a lot of music on my computers that I have recorded over the years from records and tapes and from the internet. All are from the 40's, 50's and 60's. I play them from music players and they are organized by names of artists, songs and types of songs. The players list songs by the names...

Posted by on 24 May 2016 | 7:01 pm

No sound from Yamaha HTR-6130

To start, I have had a Technics SA-DX940 receiver for the last 20 years and it still runs like new. It is DTS/Dolby capable and obvioslusly way before HDMI technology. Anyway, I saw this Yamaha receiver and speaker set at a garage sale for super cheap, so I picked it up. I verified the speakers...

Posted by on 23 May 2016 | 8:05 pm

OT - Need A New Turntable

So my girlfriend and I have a modest but decent record collection: Image: http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k439/ntiaga/Mobile%20Uploads/20160523_132703.jpg We have various different record players, portable and otherwise, but our _main_ turntable, the "good" one hooked up to the living...

Posted by on 23 May 2016 | 1:57 pm

Signal Diagnostic Information from my Sony HDTV

When I check the signal diagnostic information on my Sony HDTVs, they show signal strength (in %), and SNR (in dB). I assume SNR is signal to noise ratio. I have found that a value of at least 15 dB is required to lock a stable signal. Sometimes I will see near 100% on signal strength for a...

Posted by on 22 May 2016 | 8:18 pm

Antennae Suggestions (Like guy under me)

Well, like many of you I'm cutting the cord. Just looking for local stations to add to my SlingTV account. We are moving to this location in a week and Im looking to install it in the attic. Ive seen some threads where people say that foil backed insulation in the roof will hinder a signal; any...

Posted by on 22 May 2016 | 6:13 pm

New Antenna suggestions

It has been a few years since I have been here. I would just like to get some opinions on a new antenna. We are ditching the dish and want a new antenna setup. There is currently an older antenna on a rotor at the back of the house for the bedroom. I know the Antenna needs to be replaced as...

Posted by on 22 May 2016 | 10:07 am

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Posted by on 21 May 2016 | 7:18 pm

Help picking out 2 channel receiver for 60 inch plasma

Hey guys. I ended up purchasing a Panasonic tc-p60zt60 a couple months back. Bought it used from a guy off Craigslist. Mint condition. Had the orginal box and all the instructions. Just perfect. Anyways. I already have two really nice Cerwin Vega crate speakers. Each crate has a 12 inch sub...

Posted by on 20 May 2016 | 2:03 pm