LG today introduced a new W Series 4K OLED TV that’s so thin, the company says it can be mounted flat against a wall. The LG set, which was unveiled at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, measures just 2.6mm inches (0.1 inch for all you metric system haters) across the frame and can be hung on
Q. I saw that you wrote a story saying you were going to buy a new Vizio 65-inch 4K TV that has HDR, but I can’t find it anywhere. Where can I buy it? — Tom, Baltimore, Maryland. Tom, you’re right. I wrote last month that I was going to buy the new Vizio P-Series
Q. The DIRECTV Genie Whole Home service interests me because I want to have satellite in more than one room without a bunch of receivers. But do you need the Internet to install the Genie? — Ann, New Haven, Connecticut. For those not familiar, the DIRECTV Genie Whole Home HD DVR allows you to record
Q. I just bought a great new TV online and I installed it myself with no trouble. It looks awesome! But a friend of mine said I should keep the box just in case. Why? He couldn’t explain it very well — Dan, Atlanta, Georgia. Dan, congratulations on your order — and your self-installation. There
Q. The picture on my HDTV is off, particularly the color. The color always seems a bit faded. I’ve tried adjusting the color setting on the set but it doesn’t seem to help. The colors still don’t seem to look real. Any suggestions? — Dave, Hagerstown, Maryland. Dave, you were right to try adjusting your
Q. I just had Comcast come out and install my new cable service. But I’m getting no sound although I have a picture on every channel. Any ideas? — Turk, Arlington, Virginia. Turk, I hope the Comcast installer didn’t leave your home before testing both your audio and video, but it sounds (sorry, no pun
Q. I often see TV manufacturers that I’ve never heard of selling sets for what seems like really low prices. I’m tempted to buy one, but I’m a little nervous about their quality. Is it safe to buy a TV that’s not a name brand? — George, Salem, Oregon. George, that’s a great question. Companies
Q. I am shopping for a new TV and I want to get the best deal possible. Do you have any ideas on how to save money while buying a new set? — Lucy, Dallas, Texas. Lucy, buying a new TV is a big decision and not one to be taken lightly. Depending upon which
Q. Our best TV is in our living room because that’s where we watch the most television. But I have to admit that it’s hard to watch it sometimes because of the glare from the windows during the day and our lights at nights. Do you have any suggestions on how we can improve this?
Q. I really like my TV, but the power light keeps blinking, even when the power is off. Is this a big problem? What can I do? — Ken, New York. Ken, it could be, but there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot it. First, unplug your TV for several minutes and
Q. I often watch TV in a dark room because it reminds me of watching a movie in the movie theater. But I sometimes wonder if it’s bad for my eyes. I remember my parents yelling at me when I was a kid not to watch TV with the lights off because they said it
Q. I have been thinking of building a Home Theater in my Man Cave, but I was wondering if I should get a projector with a big wall screen or just a big-screen TV. I hear a projector doesn’t offer as good a picture as a regular TV because the picture is not as sharp.