Date: February, 2012
February 29, 2012
Modernizing your home is a big step in anyone’s lives: a truly modern home in minimalistic design, often in white and the lines are clean and beautiful. Aesthetically pleasing technology can also gilt the room, whilst the rest of the home will probably have large white pillars, open interiors and glass frontage, all of which add to the modernization of the home.
When furnishing the interior, it’s an important thing to note the shape of the room, the space you have to work with, and the color ranges you want to choose. Of course, not every piece of furniture comes in modern designs; you may have to hunt these down, and you will also want all the sophisticated home theater, home audio, and even home automation technologies available on the market incorporated into your home.
A classic picture frame makes a statement, be it traditional or modern. TV frames are also a fantastic piece Read More »
February 27, 2012
If you are in the market to purchase new electronics or home theater equipment, then just a little shopping around will reveal to you that these electronics can be very expensive, and can vary greatly in cost from one retailer to the next. One of the best ways of finding great deals on electronics is via online resources.
However, there is also some risk associated with making such a weighty purchase without first seeing the product “in real life.” So how do you ensure you are getting what you pay for when you buy electronics in this sight-unseen method? Follow these safety tips for online electronics shopping.
Reviews. Once you have in mind exactly what you want to purchase, search online for customer reviews. There is perhaps no better way to determine a product’s quality than to hear directly from people who have already used it. Also, don’t forget Read More »
February 20, 2012
With more than 190 exhibitors, this year’s Bristol Sound & Vision Show is set to exceed even the highest of expectations. For hi-fi lovers there is no greater event than this – so what can you expect to find in Bristol this month?
Photo by Rob Follis. You can see more at www.robfollis.com
With just shy of 200 exhibitors planning to descend on the center of Bristol, the choice for those with a love of entertainment and all things home theater is immense. A number of major brands and companies are already signed up to take part in this event, with Epson, Philips, Yamaha, Onkyo, Pioneer, and JVC just a few of these.
Additional companies and exhibitors are being added to the list every day and this means the current figure is expected to grow. The range of items on display from these manufactures covers everything from rack systems to cables, components, Read More »
February 15, 2012
The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show may be over, but that doesn’t mean that we here at Hooked Up Installs have run out of hot accessories and gadgets to spotlight. Onwards we go! This week, we check out some awesome new tech toys and tools for your home theater.
If you still haven’t gotten yourself a speaker dock for your iPhone or iPod, then it might be worth checking out the new JVC NX-BX3, which – apart from serving as just a dock – offers an elegant and space-conscious home theater sound solution. It includes a 60-watt amp, a pair of 8cm and 30cm speakers, an FM tuner, SRS StudioSound HD technology, and an integrated stand. But the coolest thing about the JVC NX-BX3 is that it’s designed as a piece of table furniture: you can literally put your things – a flower vase, a lamp, your books, a Read More »