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How Slingbox Works

Most of us don't even consider the possibility of viewing our cable TV, DVR or DVD player when we're away from home, but with a Slingbox, you can do just that.


Are DVDs becoming obsolete?

 Are DVDs becoming obsolete?

Now that we stream so many movies and TV shows, will our DVDs go the way of the laser disc? Visit HowStuffWorks to find out the answer. See more »

How Chromecast Works

 How Chromecast Works

Chromecast is inexpensive and unobtrusive. Find out about Google's entry into the streaming media market. See more »

How DVD Players Work

 How DVD Players Work

DVD players are exceptionally precise pieces of equipment. See how DVD players work, including information on DVD drives, outputs and more. See more »

How LCD Projectors Work

 How LCD Projectors Work

LCD projectors are great for playing movies on large screens. Find out what you need to know about LCD projectors and how they work. See more »

Screen Your Skills: Video Projector Buying Guide Quiz

 Screen Your Skills: Video Projector Buying Guide Quiz

Video projectors come in many shapes and sizes. Find out how much you know about video projectors by taking this quiz. See more »

 How to Fix a Scratched DVD

Your DVD disc got scratched and you want to know how to fix it. This article will tell you how to fix a scratched DVD disc. See more »

 How to Expand Your DVR Size

Do you ,know how to expand your DVR size? Find out how to expand your DVR size in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Record Videos in Low Lit Areas

How to record videos in low lit areas. Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn more about how to record videos in low lit areas. See more »

 How to Connect a DVD Player to a TV

Do you know how to connect a DVD player to a TV? Find out how to connect a DVD player to a TV in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Connect a DVR to a TV

Do you know how to connect a DVR to a TV? Find out how to connect a DVR to a TV in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »