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Edge-Lit vs. Full-Array vs. Direct-Lit

The terms edge-lit, full-array, and direct-lit get thrown around in the display industry quite often. These names can sound pretty confusing for those who’ve just been introduced to the products.  Luckily, we’re here to give you a thorough guide on the differences and similarities of each display type. Here’s everything you need to know about …

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Why Do TV Shows Block License Plates?

If your guilty pleasure is watching reality TV shows, then you’ve probably noticed the endless amount of blurred spots on the screen. People’s faces, clothing, homes, and most of all, car license plates, are commonly blocked on TV. If you look closely, you’ll even notice that Google street view blocks cars’ license plate numbers. We …

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Samsung TV Vertical Lines and Ghosting: Causes and Solutions

Samsung TVs are known to deliver amazing picture quality and brightness, but those stubborn vertical lines on-screen never fail to dampen your viewing experience. Why are there vertical lines on your Samsung TV screen, and how can you get rid of them? Are there ways to fix your TV’s screen at home, or should you …

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Wall Mount Screws for TVs: A 101 Guide (Size, Type)

Does the thought of mounting a new TV leave you feeling dispirited?  Because let’s face it, there’s a whole bucketload of screw types and sizes to choose from.  And if you’re not conversant with them, mounting a TV can seem impossible. Well, I have just the treat for you: A complete guide to wall-mount screws …

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Where Do TV Shows Get Newborn Babies?

Babies, just like all actors, have to audition and undergo screen tests.  We know, it’s shocking!  Let’s not even talk about all that pressure from the director! How do those precious little burritos know their cues? How can they even withstand the heat of the lights? TV shows, movies, and other visual adaptations get newborn …

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Do Fireworks Affect TV Signals/Internet Connection?

It’s New Year’s Eve! Get ready for a night of champagne, first kisses, and, of course, fireworks.  If you’re anything like me, you prefer to stay in and avoid the crazy (and often anxiety-inducing) firework-filled night? But will those colorful explosions in the sky ruin your night in?  Should you expect the fireworks to disrupt …

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Are We Supposed To Use Italics or Quotation Marks for Film/TV Show Titles?

You’re getting ready to turn in your essay about the greatest TV shows of all time when it suddenly occurs to you that TV show titles may need to be formatted a certain way.  Your professor is definitely going to remove marks for such a simple error, but you can’t remember if they should be …

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Do Windows Block TV Signals?

You would think that setting up your TV in your preferred space is simple until you find yourself dealing with poor signal reception. Location and antenna placement are crucial to getting your TV the best quality signal reception. You must consider both factors and avoid certain obstructions. The question is, “Where should you mount your …

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Pros & Cons of Having a TV in a Bedroom

The topic of gadgets in the bedroom is heavily debated. The use of electronic devices that are scientifically proven to have significant impacts on your sleeping pattern is a controversial subject. We promise you; it’s one we have all deeply considered personally. After all, we are writers, and what are laptops and computers other than …

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