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SPECIAL TO THE TRIBUNEOK, power trippers. Here's another weapon in the fight against high electricity bills: a power meter called Watts Up? that asks a question but knows the answer to what's abusing power around the house. You know the major offenders -- the refrigerator,...
So, you just got the TV out of the box...the "New TV" smell fills your living room, now - how do you hook it all up to get the best picture and sound quality. Just like you wouldn't drink champagne from a paper cup, you don't want to watch standard...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHere, based on my own adventures and conversations with several experts, are 14 things to know about vacation rentals. 1. Know whom to call when the AC breaks down: Get your host's cellphone number -- and his handyman's. Sure, it's nice if your host...
Tags: Rentals, Scrabble (game), Television, Restaurants, Entertainment
Apple's new competitors react to iPhone's arrival Apple Inc.'s decision to enter the mobile phone business was announced hundreds of miles from here--in San Francisco--but the news certainly reverberated in the Nevada desert, where the International...
KickingTiresAfter more than 2,500 miles, the votes are in and tabulated. My wife and I, along with our three kids, have finished our 15 days on the road, going from Chicago to Rochester, N.Y., then Gettysburg, Pa.; Washington, D.C.; Burlington,......
To put it delicately, under-$1,000 speaker systems are cow chips on the home-theater prairie. Always watch your step when shopping for one of these budget setups. There are too many speakers - two front channels, two rear, a center and a subwoofer -...
of the Sentinel StaffThe Hollywood version of the silver screen enjoyed a long, glorious history before the engineers at Panasonic devised a pocket-sized movie theater. The Panasonic DVD-LV55 is the 21st century version of a Palm Theater. The portable DVD player, which...
Tags: DVDs, Movies, Television, Entertainment, DVDs and Movies
Times Staff WriterBAGHDAD — Before Staff Sgt. Carlys Peters flew home from his first war more than 30 years ago, the Army gave him some advice: Don't wear your uniform in public. "Coming back from Vietnam, people considered us drug addicts, alcoholics, rapists,...
Tribune staff reporterDoug Herzog, president of Comedy Central and Spike TV, didn't have his epiphany about the future of television at work. He experienced it on a recent vacation. Herzog knows the explosive growth of DVR (digital video recorder) technology, which allows...
Special to the TribuneWhen the Summer Olympics begin Aug. 14, NBC television and its cable affiliates will provide more than 1,200 hours of programming, including one channel devoted to round-the-clock coverage broadcast in high definition. NBC's aggressive HDTV programming...
New York Daily NewsEarlier this month, film director Barry Sonnenfeld headed to the New York Stock Exchange along with two actors dressed in "Men In Black" garb, Frank the Pug (the flick's talking canine) and a top Sony show-biz exec. They rang the closing bell. What was...
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