Sometimes Bigger Really IS Better

Featured Story:  Sometimes Bigger Really IS Better     There’s something about a huge video screen. Sports bars trumpet about their 180” screens, IMAX has always made a big deal about it, and they made the screen at Texas’ AT&T stadium so enormous that punters have hit it! Seriously, that screen is almost unfathomably large. Each of…

Home Security Systems: 3 Common Myths

It used to be that a good security system consisted of a faithful dog and a shotgun.  Today, you likely need something a little more sophisticated (and less lethal!).  Have you considered a home security system?  Maybe you think it is simply too expensive.  Some very common misconceptions keep people from investing in home security…

Home Automation Goes Mainstream

Siri was just the beginning. Broadband technological innovation and the explosion of smartphones on the market have stimulated the development of affordable home automation products that customers can use to management the home environment from the couch, bedroom, car, office, or anywhere. The market is still in its infancy, but big-name organizations like Verizon, AT&T, Time…

February 2012 | The Weekly Tech Wrap-Up

Each year brings new trends and expectations in the world of technology. 2012 promises to further merge the fields of computer, mobile phone, home automation, media rooms, entertainment and home theater. Trends in technology will bring Hollywood, London and Silicon Valley into your living rooms. Here are a few things to wet your appetite in…

Trends in Technology with TekMax

Turn your clocks forward this past Sunday for daylight savings time? Some people cheer the increase in daylight that comes with the spring season and daylight savings time. Meanwhile, there are other people who mourn the loss of an hour of sleep. Almost all people do agree that adding a touch of technology to your home…

4 Tips for Home Theater Design

In years past, seeing a movie was a rare and special treat; an occasion that required wearing Sunday best and well-shined shoes.  Today, we plop on the couch / beanbag / chair / floor / at any time of day or night, pushing a few buttons to access movies and other programs.  Surely the glamour…

Technology Wrap Up

The television set has long been the centerpiece of the living room in the home. What we watch, play or view has becoming increasingly more complex. Planning and designing a home entertainment center in our living rooms should involve the needs of every member of the family. A well installed home entertainment center should also…

Ultimate Gaming Setup

If you’re in my demographic (Male 20 to 45), chances are you grew up with and still play video games.  There is a good chance that you own a Playstion3, Wii, or Xbox.  In some cases, you might own two or more of these systems.  Naturally, you will need to build a setup to support…