It’s amazing how much technology has grown in leaps and bounds. In fact, what’s more interesting is how technology’s grown to be part of our lifestyle as well. It’s hard to imagine life now without computers, much less a smartphone or at least a handheld device to access the Internet from. Even gaming consoles, which used to be solely for play, have now evolved into sophisticated devices that make use of the Internet.
Perhaps the most surprising for some of us, though, would be the evolution of the TV. What used to be a simple home appliance for watching shows on different channels has now become a much more sophisticated device that can access the Internet and even display shows in 3D.
But, with all these new features available in today’s televisions, how do you choose which ones are right for your home? Simply, it all boils down to your kind of lifestyle and what you like to do with your TV. Are you a cinephile? Do you want to stay connected while you watch your shows? Or do you simply want a useful high definition TV with some helpful add-ons?
If you’re looking for the latest TV upgrades for the best gaming and film viewing experience, a 3D HDTV is bound to give you the thrill that most people only get at the cinema. Pair that with high-resolution games on the latest consoles such as the Xbox 360 and the PS3, and you’ll feel as if you’re part of the action. The latest motion games powered by the Microsoft Kinect and the PlayStation Move simply add to the experience that’s almost like virtual reality.
Meanwhile, if you like to stay connected with your social networks while watching your favorite shows, you might appreciate the added functionality a Wi-Fi enabled Smart TV offers. With apps you can explore as you watch your favorite TV programs, you won’t need to multitask with a computer ever again.
Finally, a DVD/HDTV combo comes in handy for any family that simply wants their entertainment system to be as neat and organized as possible. Because you don’t need to buy a separate console for your DVDs, you can enjoy less clutter in the rec room.
What kind of TV do you think is best for your home? Feel free to share your thoughts with us on the Schewels Blog.