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Review of the PVO YG300 Mini Projector

Home projectors are one of those technologies that almost went extinct for a while. Then, like vinyl records, they’ve made a recent comeback. And like vinyl, there’s a good explanation for this madness. See, old-school home projectors were nothing like their modern counterparts. Back in the 60s and 70s, they were big and clunky, and you needed to use a reel-to-reel film. Yes, you could …

Guide to the Best HDMI Signal Amplifier Boosters (Repeaters)

Like most types of cable, HDMI has a limited range. Unlike most varieties commonly in use, it’s fairly short. The theoretical range of an ordinary HDMI cable is 50 feet, but that’s only theoretical. For one thing, the range for a 4K, 60Hz signal is much shorter. Not only that, but HDMI cables are finicky. They’re highly sensitive to interference, so their range is easily …

DeerTV: The Best Outdoor Projector Enclosure? (Review)

If you want to enjoy a movie the way it was meant to be experienced, it’s tough to beat a home projector. Once used only by hardcore movie enthusiasts, home projectors are now more affordable than ever. And thanks to digital media, you don’t have to use bulky, reel-to-reel film. With a projector, you can ditch the 70-inch TV and watch full-sized, floor-to-ceiling video. But …

Guide to the Best PlayStation 1, 2 and 3 HDMI Upscalers (Converters)

If you’ve been gaming for a long time, you’ve probably built up a collection of old consoles. And along with these consoles, you’ll have some treasured old games. But modern HD and 4K TVs aren’t always ideal for playing lower-resolution games. Now, you might be thinking this is obvious. Of course old, low-res games aren’t going to look as sharp as the latest and greatest. …