How to Clean CDs and DVDs, Tips, Advice

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective, anti glare coatings for many years. We also have thousands of CDs and DVDs.  We find that both glasses and discs get dirty or damaged from about the same dirt sources. These include oily fingerprints, dust, and scratches.  So both discs and glasses demand the same gentle cleaning methods … Continue reading How to Clean CDs and DVDs, Tips, Advice





Changing WiFi on Sharp Aquos TV Instructions

The Sharp Aquos Smart TV can run apps, as a tablet or smart phone does; many of which need internet access. But you may update your router or add more security to your network while you own the TV. So the info for logging into your WiFi may change often.  Then after such a change, … Continue reading Changing WiFi on Sharp Aquos TV Instructions





Clean a DVD Disc to Fix Freezing and Playing Errors

We’ve played DVDs for nearly two decades. Plus, now that there’s a huge market for used DVDs (digital video discs), we also see many smudged, oily discs. These often will not play without cleaning them up first.  To that end, we’ve found some safe ways for repairing these conditions with simple disc cleaning.  Some of our … Continue reading Clean a DVD Disc to Fix Freezing and Playing Errors





Unboxing Sony DVP SR210P CD DVD Player

A customer recently asked that we install a DVD player onto her HD television, which, sadly, has only one open component video input. Fortunately though, this Sony DVP-SR210P DVD player offers a component video output.  It costs very little (under $35 currently), and is simple to unbox and install.  We detail here unboxing the Sony … Continue reading Unboxing Sony DVP SR210P CD DVD Player





How to Connect Sharp Smart TV to Internet

Sharp Smart TVs can run apps, as a tablet or smart phone does.  Many of these need internet access.  The Sharp Aquos HD TVs for example, get that access via a WiFi  network. You must connect them to the internet for their smart features to work.  Thus, when you first set up this TV, you … Continue reading How to Connect Sharp Smart TV to Internet





How to Stop a DVD from Skipping

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly two decades now.  Daily watching them has been a major time filler of our spare time.  Buying many used DVDs which are often scratched, we often see skipping DVDs.  So, the question of how to stop a DVD from skipping became important for us to answer.  We offer below the answers to … Continue reading How to Stop a DVD from Skipping





How to Fix a DVD that Skips and Freezes

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly two decades now. Daily watching them has been a major time filler of our spare time. Buying many used DVDs which are often scratched, we often see skipping DVDs. So, the question of how to fix a DVD that skips and freezes became important for us to … Continue reading How to Fix a DVD that Skips and Freezes





How to Fix a Scratched PS3 Disc, PS3 CD, PS3 DVD

We’ve played PlayStation games with our nieces and nephews for several years, many of which were bought from used and discount game shops.  Saving money buying these DVD and blu ray discs in this way unfortunately, had a cost.  It had the consequence that many of the PS3 discs would not run in the gaming … Continue reading How to Fix a Scratched PS3 Disc, PS3 CD, PS3 DVD





How to Fix a Scratched DVD Disc

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly twenty years now. Daily watching them has been a major filler of our leisure hours. So, to get the most of our entertainment pennies, we buy lots of used DVD discs. Thus, we’ve experienced freezing DVDs often, and learned various ways how to fix a scratched DVD … Continue reading How to Fix a Scratched DVD Disc





Sony DVP SR210P DVD Player Review

The Sony DVP-SR210P DVD player plays CDs, data disks with MP3 files, and can display pictures in JPEG format. It’s among the most inexpensive DVD players we’ve seen.  Yet it appears very well constructed; we’ve used a similar model (the HDMI version) for several years now without problems.  This player epitomizes a mature technology; one … Continue reading Sony DVP SR210P DVD Player Review