The Receiver is the heart of any home theater system. The RX-V1800 supports just about all of the latest technologies including HDMI upconversion, DTS-HD, Dolby Digital True-HD, as well as enough power to drive a second or third listening area. Oh, and it sounds incredible.
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There is no better service provider for sports than DirecTV. Incredible HD channel selection, reliable DVR functionality (as well as slick iPhone remote scheduling app) and the HR20 is the best pick for your TV service.
I don't play games on the PS3 because I prefer to play them on the Xbox. Xbox Live is far better than the Playstation Network, and I find the Xbox controller much more comfortable (particularly for first person shooters).
I'm a technology early adopter. I thoroughly enjoy geeking out with the latest hardware, software and electronics. I probably have as much fun setting up, tweaking, and configuring systems as I do actually … more