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Must Have Items For Snow

Well, it’s that time of year again!  Break out the snowboards and skis because winter is back in full force.  In order to make your season of snow a little better, consider picking up one of these great items.  There are a few items that stand out from the rest:

  • JayBird JF3MB 
JayBird JF3MB

JayBird JF3MB

If you like listening to headphones on the slopes, then you might want to consider investing in a pair specially made for the harsh conditions. Jaybird has always had a reputation for making high quality, durable headphones that are jammed packed with the latest technology.   The JF3MB Freedom Bluetooth headphones are no exception.  These suckers will stay in your ears whether you’re doing a back-flip or carving through some fresh powder.  The sound quality is brilliant as well as the 6 hour listening time. Being Bluetooth means you won’t have to worry about the pesky cord constantly being pulled by the unforgiving environment. If you want the most bang for your buck, then these are what you should be looking to get.

  • LG Tone+
LG Tone+ HBS-730

LG Tone+ HBS-730

If you’re looking for a cheaper option, you can always pick up the LG Tone+.  These have a really unique design seeing that they rest on your neck and have attached in-ear headphones.  This allows all the controls to be conveniently on the neck piece for easy placement of the headphones into your ears.  You can even use voice activated dialing for phone calls so you can let people know how much more fun you’re having than them on the slopes.

 

  •  Kicker Powersports Series
Kicker 11PXi50.2

Kicker 11PXi50.2

Come on, guys.  You know that snowmobile of yours isn’t any good without a good audio system.  Lucky for you, Kicker has some extremely small amplifiers and speakers with their PS and PX lines.  They are specially made to withstand the harsh winter environment and provide excellent sound quality. Not only can you attach them to snow mobiles, but the likes of Snow plows and ATVs as well.  In Particular, the Kicker PXi50.2 is an amplifier with a controller for your iPod/iPhone.  This allows you to use your iOS device as your headunit making easy to install on the smallest vehicles.

 

  • Remote Start Systems
AutoPage C3-RS915-LCD

AutoPage C3-RS915

How many times have you started your car in the morning only to wait for a few minutes as the glacier that is your vehicle defrosts? Make it easy on yourself and put a remote start system on your vehicle to have it warm up before you start your cold, winter day. We have a wide variety of systems that will be able to meet the needs of any vehicle.  They can even make your car turn on at timed intervals so your car does not freeze overnight!   Don’t live your winter with the fear of getting into your car in the morning!

 

All of these items will make your winter jolly and full of cheer. How can you pass that up?

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The Next Era of Televisions: Ultra HD

The Next Generation

It seems like every year there’s always something new that people buzz about.  In regards to televisions, new technologies are always on the rise.  Just look at the past decade: We’ve gone from tube TV’s to the emergence of projector TV’s and then finally flat screen TV’s such as Plasma, LCD, and the newer LED.  Not to mention the now-standard HDMI which has drastically increased picture quality.  It was just a matter of time before the next big thing hit the market and it’s going to make television displays all the better.

Samsung-ultra-HDTVCEA (Consumer Electronics Association) has announced the next generation of home displays.  Naming them Ultra HD (also known as 4k resolution), these new displays will have more than eight million pixels of resolution which is more than 4 times the amount in current HDTVs.  What does this mean for the consumer? It means that you’re going to look at your television screen and mistake it for an actual window.  That’s how fantastic these things are going to look and that’s how revolutionary this new technology is going to be. CEA has designated these displays to have an aspect ratio of at least 16×9 and a digital input cable of handling 4k video instead of up-converting.

The first companies to unveil these spectacular displays are LG and Sony which will both release an 84-inch set this fall.  However, as with every new technological gadget, it’s going to have a pretty steep price tag of $20,000 for the LG 84LM9600 and $25,000 for the Sony XBR-84X900.  If you can afford it by all means, go for it you won’t be disappointed.  For the rest of us, we might have to wait a few years until the price will drop and become more common on the market place.  CEA has guaranteed that the Ultra HD technology will be a highlight of the 2013 International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas January 8-11.

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