General Television

Television: A Brief History Television: A Brief History

While it may seem an unbelievable concept to the modern day individual, there was... 

What Is High Definition Television? What Is High Definition Television?

In a world where technology changes seemingly by the second, keeping apace with the... 

The Difference Between Plasma and LCD TV Screens The Difference Between Plasma and LCD TV Screens

With so many different options available when it comes to purchasing a new TV, it... 

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Television Tips

Should I Worry About Mercury in My LCD Television? Should I Worry About Mercury in My LCD Television?

With new technology comes new risks, or so we are led to believe. With the invention... 

How To Clean A Plasma TV Screen How To Clean A Plasma TV Screen

Plasma TV screens can be tricky to clean, unlike their more traditional counterparts.... 

What Your TV Says About You What Your TV Says About You

There is no shortage of analysis placed on home furnishings and how much you can... 

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TV Information

Audio Description – Making Television Accessible To The Visually Impaired Audio Description – Making Television Accessible To The Visually Impaired

If closed captioning technology has made television viewing more of a worthwhile pursuit for people with hearing difficulties, it took a while longer for people with visual impairments and disabilities to get their own version of the concept. However in the last decade there has been a development which now allows people who are visually impaired, or... [Read more of this article]

Closed Captioning – Bringing Television To The Hearing-Impaired Closed Captioning – Bringing Television To The Hearing-Impaired

One television development which has been with us for what seems like forever, and is essential to many, is closed captioning. Many people with hearing difficulties enjoy watching television every bit as much as those with perfect hearing, but can find their viewing impaired if there is a great deal of dialogue or spoken description involved. For example,... [Read more of this article]

Wide Screen TV – A Cinema In Your Own Home Wide Screen TV – A Cinema In Your Own Home

The advent of wide screen television has actually caused as many problems as it has solved, depending on whom you speak to. For many people, it allows the watching of films as they were originally intended, and gives a wider view of the field for sports games, as well as enhancing the viewing experience in other ways. However, the fact that many TV... [Read more of this article]

The V Chip – Making Viewing Safe Since 1999 The V Chip – Making Viewing Safe Since 1999

Opinions will always be divided on the effect of television upon young minds. While many will always maintain that there is too big a price to pay for program-makers’ freedom to portray sex, violence and profanity, there will also always be people who counter that claim by saying that real life contains those things in great volume, and has done since... [Read more of this article]

Pausing Live TV – A Miraculous Discovery Pausing Live TV – A Miraculous Discovery

It may be a source of some bemusement to some younger people, but for many people living today the development of the DVR – the Digital Video Recorder – has brought about a benefit that some of us thought we would never see in our lifetimes. The hard-disk based DVRs that now come as standard in some TVs and digital TV packages allow us to pause... [Read more of this article]

TV’s Changing Role Within The Home TV’s Changing Role Within The Home

One thing that is guaranteed to get someone up in arms is a short conversation about television. Either you like it or you do not, but there are some people who only just stop short of blaming television for everything that is wrong with the world. Educational underachievement is because kids spend more time in front of the set than doing their homework.... [Read more of this article]

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