Vizio V51-H6 Sound Bar: My Personal Surround Sound Review

Vizio V51-H6 Soundbar

Most TVs today feature speakers that leave you leaning in the direction of the screen or simply maxing out the volume to hear everything going on. One way to solve this problem is with a good sound bar. But what if you don’t want to shell out close to a thousand dollars for a top-of-the-line surround sound system? Well, thankfully, there are options. I picked up a Vizio V51-H6 sound bar, and I’d like to offer my personal surround sound review.

The Vizio V51-H6 is an excellent surround sound option for most cord cutter households. While it lacks some of the features and overall depth of sound of the most expensive soundbars on the market, it does an incredible job at delivering clear, high-quality sound at an affordable price.

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What’s the Difference Between a Smart TV and a Regular LED TV?

Smart home device with phone

In the strictest sense, most modern TVs are what we would have called smart TVs several years ago. The ability to connect to the internet was the primary distinction between smart TVs and regular LED or non-smart TVs. If you could go online with your TV, it was pretty smart! Since so much progress has been made with TV sets, what’s the difference between a smart TV and a regular LED TV now?

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Best TV Headphones for Seniors and Hard of Hearing in 2021

Headphones on a couch

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve started to feel the frustration of fighting to understand dialog on TV while keeping the volume at a sane level. Even when the volume seems fine and reasonable, sometimes words drop out and it gets more difficult to follow a story or pick up all of the information being thrown at me. Headphones have been the answer for many of us in this situation. But, what should you take into account when choosing the best TV headphones for seniors and the hard of hearing in 2021?

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Do Soundbars Work With Any TV: Avoid these Soundbar Issues

Samsung H/K Soundbar

Great sound is important to a cord cutter’s home entertainment setup, whether you’re streaming movies, TV shows, or your favorite music. As modern TVs get slimmer, speakers tend to get weaker and less satisfying to listen to. So, most people who want better sound are forced to find a solution outside of their TV. More often than not, that involves a soundbar. But with so many different products and manufacturers today, we’re sometimes left asking, “Do soundbars work with any TV?”

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What Equipment Do I Need to Cut the Cord: Ditching Cable in 2021

Old computer console

With the number of people who are dropping cable TV in favor of streaming content on their own growing steadily over the past years, the cord-cutter market is growing as well. The sheer number of devices and services can be really overwhelming, especially for people new to ditching cable TV. They’re often left asking, “What equipment do I need to cut the cord?”

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Benefits of the Amazon Fire Stick: Is it Your Streaming Solution?

Amazon Fire TV Stick Remote

One device that we bring up often is the Amazon Fire TV Stick. Along with Roku and Apple TV, it’s one of the leading streaming devices on the market. As long as your TV has an HDMI outlet, you can stream all of your subscription services through your TV with the Amazon Fire TV Stick. You can also stream free services like YouTube, Spotify, and other network apps. If you can’t decide what the best choice for you and your family is, our review and a list of benefits of the Amazon Fire TV Stick should help out.

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Sound Solutions for Cord Cutters

Bose soundbar

Between the plethora of choices you have with streaming devices, streaming services, TV antennas, digital converters, and on and on…one aspect of a cord cutter’s home system that seems to take a bit of a back seat is the sound setup. Now, music is massively important in our household, so it’s not surprising that a … Read more

Cut the Cable and Watch TV for Free

Cut the cable and watch TV for free

Cord cutters are living the dream, right? No astronomical cable bill, watching pretty much whatever they want, getting loads of free local channels, and making their own decisions about what comes into their homes. That’s actually all pretty true. However, it does take the right kind of person to be a true cord cutter. Think you’re ready for the leap? Ready to cut the cable and watch TV for free?

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Best Streaming Device to Replace Cable (Updated for 2022)

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Say goodbye to the old-school cable service and bring home an innovative streaming device. These little wonders of technology can free you from your cable bill and help you take control of your home entertainment. Spending a bit of free time watching our favorite TV shows and movies is almost a national pastime for cord cutters today. But, with all of the content streaming choices out there, how can you find the best streaming device to replace cable?

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