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Tags: Best Buy, Customer Service, dynamic contrast ratio, Price Guarantee, Price Match, Sams Club, Samsung, technology
Categories : TV
My New TV
Recently I purchased an LED TV at Best Buy for $999.99. The price was competitive with Amazon.com so I went ahead with the purchase and was told that there is a 30 day price guarantee anyway. If I see it cheaper somewhere else within 30 days I’ll get the difference back.
6 days after buying the TV I see it at Sam’s club for $968.00!! I took a snap of the price on the shelf with my droid 3 and ran on down to Best Buy.
The customer service rep was quick to point out that Sam’s club model number was slightly different to the Best Buy model number and I thought , here we go I’m getting nothing. I purchased Read the rest of this entry »
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Tags: 1080i, 720p, Apple TV, Boxee Box, DSL, Flash, Google TV, Internet TV, Movies, Netflix, Paypal, Roku, Silverlight, Streaming, U-Verse
Categories : bandwidth hogs, Technical Product Reviews, TV
Netflix are offering 31 day ‘free trials’ to their Movie and TV Show offerings via real-time internet streaming versus their traditional model of getting movies in the mail.
31 Day ‘Free’ Trial:
I say ‘free trial’ carefully, you have to provide some form payment such as credit card or paypal account to get this free trial. Really what they are offering is the first month for free if you sign-up and join.
For me Movies are just OK and I’ve often considered a Netflix account, but always shied away, Recently however they have added TV shows to their offerings as well as the real-time streaming. This time I bit and signed up.
Quality of Streaming Content:
Don’t know what streaming is/means? If you seen a YouTube video that’s streaming, but there the comparison ends. NetFlix have done well.
I think the quality is great! Not quite as clear as the 1080i TV broadcasts I’m accustomed to, but definitely 720p quality! Considering my modest setup I am quite frankly amazed at the Read the rest of this entry »