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Owning a home opens up a world of freedom, especially for the DIYer. Renovating a kitchen to make it exactly fit your needs, or building out your dream home theater  are often top goals for a new homeowner. But with that freedom comes the potential for nearly endless problems and projects. Thankfully, it’s never been easier to solve…

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How to Rescan Your HDTV

In the great digital television transition of 2009, all broadcast television signals in the US shifted from analog to digital, to free up bandwidth and improve overall viewing quality. You may remember needing to purchase a set-top tuner and learning a new set of channel numbers. Due to some shuffling of the current digital spectrum, many of the…

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How to Choose an Audio Receiver

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Whether you’re looking to build a full-scale home theater with the most immersive surround sound system, or just want a basic stereo system to listen to music, the one piece of equipment you’re absolutely going to need is an audio receiver. The receiver is the brains of any audio system, bridging the gap between your input devices and…

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Get Ready for the Big Game

After a disappointing season-ender for Chicago fans and a conference championship weekend marred by some controversial calls, it’s nearly time for the Big Game. From your watching setup to the perfect spread of snacks, there are some important things to address before your party next weekend. But we’re here to help. This is our guide to everything you’ll…

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How to Find Your Owner’s Manual

In this new era of televisions that can order pizza for you and refrigerators that can monitor how old your eggs are, it’s more important than ever to stay educated on all of the functions of your new electronics and appliances. Unfortunately, whether it gets thrown out with the packaging or simply lost to that mysterious netherworld that…

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