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3D TVs: Articles & Videos

Video: Intro to 3D TV

Video: Intro to 3D TV

by Steve Kindig

Get the scoop on 3D TV, including how it works and what you need to watch 3D at home.

 
3D TV FAQ

3D TV FAQ

by Amanda P.

How does 3D TV work? Why do I have to wear glasses to watch 3D? What's the difference between passive 3D and active 3D TVs? Your questions about 3D TV answered here!

 
Video: TV Contrast Ratio

Video: TV Contrast Ratio

by Steve Kindig

Learn about contrast ratio — what it means for a TV's picture quality, and how to use contrast ratio numbers when comparing TVs.

 
Enjoying Music, Movies, and Photos from your Computer on your TV

Enjoying Music, Movies, and Photos from your Computer on your TV

by Kristen Schaub

Would you like to see your favorite pictures and home movies on your TV? Or play your entire digital music collection on your living room speakers? Find out how in this article.

 
TV FAQ

TV FAQ

by Steve Kindig

What is an "OLED TV"? What does "4K" mean? What size screen do I need for home theater? How far should I sit from my TV for the best picture? What about viewing height, does that matter? Plus more...

 
TV Glossary

TV Glossary

by Steve Kindig

Learn about common TV terms and technologies, including 3D TV; Internet-ready TVs; 120Hz and 240Hz refresh rates; LED, LCD, and plasma TVs; and much more.

 
Connecting Your HDTV

Connecting Your HDTV

by Steve Kindig

Get the best picture quality you can by making the right video connections to your HDTV. In this article, we'll cover the key points you need to know.

 
Choosing the best HDTV antenna

Choosing the best HDTV antenna

by Steve Kindig

Over-the-air broadcasts provide some of the best-looking HDTV signals, and they're free. Take a look at what goes into choosing and installing a HDTV antenna.

 
HDTV: An Introduction

HDTV: An Introduction

by Steve Kindig

Learn everything you need to understand the world of HDTV and choose a TV that'll make you happy for years to come.

 
Get the Best Picture on Your TV

Get the Best Picture on Your TV

by Steve Kindig

Most people own at least one HDTV, and there are lots of sources of high-def video. So how come so many folks put up with sub-par picture quality? This article offers tips on how to get the best-looking picture for all of your video sources.

 
TV wall mount buying guide

TV wall mount buying guide

by Steve Kindig

Learn about the different types of wall mounts out there, and find out what kind might be best for your installation.

 
Video: TV Wall Mount Basics

Video: TV Wall Mount Basics

by Video Guest

Learn about key things to consider when choosing a wall mount for your HDTV.

 
How to wall-mount your flat-panel TV

How to wall-mount your flat-panel TV

by Amanda P.

Want to wall mount your plasma or LCD TV? Get the info you need for a safe and nice-looking installation.

 
Transforming a Basement into a Home Theater

Transforming a Basement into a Home Theater

by Steve Kindig

Part 1: Getting Started When I moved into my new house — well, new to me anyway — I knew that one of the first major changes I wanted to make was creating a room for great home...

 
Confessions of a Cable-cutter

Confessions of a Cable-cutter

by Woody Sherman

Is there life after cable TV? Woody shares his experiences after he cut the cord and began exploring other entertainment options for his TV.

 
Video: How to wall mount a TV

Video: How to wall mount a TV

by Steve Kindig

Steve, Crutchfield editor and TV expert, and Jason, a Tech Support Specialist, wall mount a flat-panel TV in the Crutchfield Labs

 
Video: High refresh rates in LCD TVs

Video: High refresh rates in LCD TVs

by Steve Kindig

Steve, Crutchfield TV expert, explains what LCD TV refresh rates really mean, and how refresh rates higher than 240Hz are achieved with backlight scanning. Find out if a TV with a high refresh rate is right for you.

 

Streaming Video Services: How Do They Compare?

by Marshall Chase

This chart looks at a growing number of Internet video streaming services, what they offer and compatible devices. We compare search and save features in addition to subscription options, video and audio quality, the size of their catalogs and a few pros and cons of each service.

 

Streaming Music Services: How Do They Compare?

by Amanda P.

This article compares key features of a number of today's most popular cloud music services.