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Game Cheats for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

One of the most popular games of the year is the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The following game cheats for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will help you get the most out of your gaming time and [more…]

Game Cheats for Dragon Age: Origins

One of the most popular games of the year is the new Dragon Age: Origins. The following game cheats for Dragon Age: Origins will help you get the most out of your gaming time and take advantage of many [more…]

Game Cheats for Left 4 Dead 2

One of the most popular games of the year is the new Left 4 Dead 2. The following game cheats for Left 4 Dead 2 will help you get the most out of your gaming time and take advantage of many hints and bonus [more…]

Yoga Exercises for Wii Fit Plus

Wii Fit Plus offers 18 different yoga poses. When doing the poses it is always important to pay attention to your center of balance and your breathing to optimize performance and prevent injuries. [more…]

Sports Activities for EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer

EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer offers 43 different sports activities and variations in three different skill levels. Each skill level has differing difficulty and completion times, and provides a calorie [more…]

Exercises for Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010

Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010 offers 18 explosive exercises that are designed to make use of either the Wii Remote or optional Balance Board. Performing exercises explosively can increase your [more…]

Wii Fitness For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Make the most of the Nintendo Wii fitness options with this in-depth look at Wii Fit Plus, EA Sports Active: Personal Trainer, and Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010 [more…]

Home Theater Surround-Sound Formats

So you’re not confused by all the surround-sound formats, take a look at the following chart, which describes different terms, brand names, and gear involved when deciding on surround-sound capability [more…]

Home Theater For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Adding surround sound is a must for your home theater. Take a look at options for surround-sound formats to maximize your movie-watching and music-listening experience. [more…]

How to Unjam CD and DVD Drives and Trays

Unless your home has air purifiers, the dust raised by you and your children and pets gravitates to everything that’s plugged in. Look at the TV a few days after you dust it; it’s coated again. CD and [more…]

How to Maintain Your DVD Player

CD and DVD players have a laser lens that needs to be cleaned periodically. To maintain your DVD player, occasionally unscrew the player’s case, so you can get at the lens to clean it. You need a screwdriver [more…]

How to Access the Internet with the Nintendo DSi

Connecting to the Internet using the Nintendo DSi or DSi XL allows you to use your gaming device to shop for new DSiWare and download it directly to your device. You can also connect with your friends [more…]

Home Theater Display Technologies Compared

What kind of TV will you choose for your home theater? You can spend as much or as little on a televion as you wish. You could log into eBay or Craigslist [more…]

TV Resolutions in a Nutshell

The following table gives you a rundown of the resolution, aspect ratio, and number of scan lines for the three types of television (standard-definition TV, digital TV, and high-definition TV). [more…]

Common Multimedia Format Guide

The various extensions on a media file can tell you a lot about what kind of file it is (audio, video, photograph/image, or archive) and what the file does [more…]

Apple TV Syncing Versus Streaming

You have two ways to get iTunes content from your computer to a first- generation Apple TV: syncing and streaming. The following table helps you understand the differences between syncing and streaming [more…]

Apple TV For Dummies Cheat Sheet

To set up an Apple TV — or any home theater system — that you love, it helps to understand the various TV display technologies and TV resolution limitations before you shop. Knowing which type of media [more…]

How to Buy an HDTV (High-Definition Television)

Before choosing a television, you should understand your personal preferences for quality in-home entertainment. High-definition televisions, also known as Hi-Def or HDTVs, are categorized into three basic [more…]

What Is Google Chromecast?

Chromecast is a wireless display casting device developed by Google Inc. Chromecast enables the stream functionality of Chromebooks, Linux desktops, Android devices, and Google Chrome web browsers on in-home [more…]

How To Buy and Use a Roku Streaming Device

Roku is a music, photo, and video streaming device. If you are looking for a way to “cut the cord” with your local cable provider, then look no further. Roku offers thousands of public and private channels [more…]

Input Jacks on Your HDTV

Input jacks only receive broadcast signals and programs from your audio/video devices so you can watch them on your HDTV. You’ll probably see most or all of the following audio/video input jacks on your [more…]

Output Jacks on Your HDTV

Output jacks send signals from your HDTV to your audio/video devices. With so many different options available, your output jacks are there so you can [more…]

Choosing a Mount for Your HDTV

Like any construction project, it pays to plan and design well upfront. Mounting your HDTV gives you more options about how you might use it; likewise, how you might use the television can dictate the [more…]

Tips for Choosing Where You Get Your HDTV Content

There’s some good news and some bad news. The good news is that you probably have a choice of where you get your HDTV content. The bad news is, well, you have to choose. Sometimes, making your choice means [more…]

HDTV For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Nowadays, there are so many options out there for you to choose from when shopping for an HDTV. How do you know which one to buy? You want to make sure it has what you need. Here are a few good things [more…]


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