How to Compare A/V Receiver Power Specs

For the purposes of this article, we are just going to focus on comparing A/V receiver power. We'll run through a few key things to look for as you compare the power of different models, as well as identifying some of the tricks that manufacturers use to inflate their specs.

Energy-efficient Home Controls Lighting and Solar With a High-tech Twist

The house is so efficient in its use of electrical power, there's plenty left over to share with the home's several substantial entertainment systems, including the Control4 equipment that feeds audio and video to speakers and TVs throughout the property, and a home theater

The Top 5 Reasons to Add a Subwoofer to Your System

If you want to be able to really feel the bass from today's Blu-rays and UHD content, make your other speakers sound as good as possible and have the widest available options in terms of speaker size and placement, a subwoofer is just what the audio doctor ordered!

The Ultimate Guide to Smart Home Technology

Nearly everything in your home can be controlled remotely thanks to the power of the internet. All you need is a smart speaker or a mobile device.

New Privacy: Streaming Services Have a New Sales Feature … Personalization

The race is on to own the entire customer experience. The key is to dominate the viewer-centric content creation and delivery services and have a comprehensive data picture of the consumer to present more personalized subscription entertainment

Customizing the Smart Home: Putting the Power Into the Homeowner's Hands

Homeowners have been forced to choose between the autonomy provided by standalone smart devices on the one hand, and the robustness, sophistication, and extensive device support of professional automation systems on the other.

Seven Frequent Home Theater Missteps

For this article, we're going to focus on home theater issues that are the result of folks not always making the best choices. If some of these examples look a bit familiar, fear not, they will all be easily remedied by following our recommendations.

Is it Influence or Manipulation? A Case for an Internet Code of Conduct

So, a connected world is a better world, right? This question is very much on-trend, especially in light of recent security and privacy breaches. Time to really give this question a second thought.

6 Smart Home Upgrades to Install During Your Remodel

Whether you're hiring a contractor or renovating your home yourself, the opportunity to update your home's technology shouldn't be missed. You'll save on installation time, and the potential increase in your home's value may offset many of the costs associated.

7 Great Bathroom Tech Innovations You Won't Want To Live Without

If you are one of the people that like old school appliances and cannot give an ear to new technology, let me give you a few reasons to install bathroom tech innovations in your home.

The Truth About Speaker Impedance

Instead of getting lost in the weeds with the impedance spec, it's better to take a step back and look at the most important thing your receiver provides and your speakers need; power.

The 'Intelligent' Home Investment

If you install smart home devices that appeal to universal concerns like security, ease of use, and integration, you will be much more likely to see an increase in your home's value.

Peerless-AV Case Study: Sprinklr

Peerless-AV® helps global brand wow customers with installation of large video wall in NYC headquarters.

Unsocial Social: Social Media Isn't Social, It's All About You

Because of the uproar the Facebook/Cambridge Analytics situation, governments around the globe are insisting on answers from Facebook on how they're going to protect their citizens' data from falling into the wrong hands and being misused/abused.

9 Best Apps to Make Your Home Smarter

The market of smart home apps now is so big, that it became difficult to find the best option for you. I picked out 9 most useful and simple-to-use apps that will make your home smarter.

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