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CES 2017 Wrap-Up Review

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CES 2017 Wrap-Up by Starpower This year, CES celebrated its 50th anniversary. CES is the largest global gathering of innovation and connectivity. The event once again took over the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sands Expo & Convention Center and many hotels throughout the Vegas strip. This year, CES broke its previous record by filling up 2.6 million net sq. ft. of showroom floor with products and demos from over 3,800 companies. As we walked though miles of incredible tech, we were blown away by the array of connected devices and impossibly thin TV displays. CLEDIS – Our Top Pick of...

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Home Security - Analog Cameras vs IP Cameras

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Analog Camera Based Security Systems vs Digital IP Security Systems Analog video cameras have a majority of market share today, but the video surveillance space is undergoing migration from analog to IP video cameras. “Analog” is quickly becoming synonymous with “outdated” so it's certainly something to think about: maybe it's time to step into the future. Analog camera based systems – An analog camera captures information and sends the video signal in a format that can be viewed on an analog television and/or recorded over storage disks, DVRs. IP camera based systems - IP based cameras combine the capabilities of...

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OLED VS. LED | Which Is Better?

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The Difference Between OLED and LED Although, just couple of letters are altered or added in their names, does not mean they are similar. Everything is different between them. OLED stands for Organic Light-Emitting Diode. “Organic” refers to the carbon film before the glass screen. When an electric current is passed through, OLED panels omit their own light.  In LCD, cells require an external light source, like a huge backlight for brightness. This backlight is what makes the distinction in these technologies. A traditional LCD screen has a backlight called a cold-cathode fluorescent light also called as CCFL. It is...

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Why Buy 4K? Breaking Down 4K Televisions, Projectors and Video Content

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Why Buy 4K?  Why would you buy 4K if you already have HD? Let Starpower explain. The future of television has arrived. That's a bold statement, but we're confident that once you see the incredible images that 4K Ultra HD TVs and projectors deliver, you'll be convinced. With 4K technology, you get 8 MILLION individual pixels compared to approximately 2 million on your current HD TV. That means the image clarity has greater fine detail, richer texture and an almost photographic emulsion of smoothness. The higher pixel density of a 4K TV also enables you to get much closer without seeing...

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Refurbished Electronics. What is at Stake?

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What does refurbished mean? And what’s at stake when buying refurbished electronics? Refurbished is a term used to describe electronics and other computer related items. Refurbished means getting old and malfunctioning equipment back to the manufacturer in order to update and improve the system. The problem lies when online retailers substitute refurbished electronics and products for new and pretend like it was always “new” without revealing the true product history. When this happens, the customer may never know! The following list can be categorized as refurbished if it meets some or all of the following criteria: Defect During Construction: There...

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