Tag: Television

Viggle is the Perfect Companion for Your Home’s TV Room

The couch in front of the TV. It’s one of life’s great comfort zones. You know the spot. It’s where your body perfectly relaxes as you sit down and tune in to your favorite TV show or movie. Chances are when you get situated in your favorite seat that you’re also carrying a device with you. For some it may be your phone. For other it’s a tablet (most likely an iPad). And others still like the laptop open as they prop their feet up. Yes, our homes are more connected than ever and some apps are trying to make our relaxation time a little more rewarding. The best one in my opinion is Viggle.

February 26 / 2013
Author David Marine
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Category Home Tech
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Blue Bloods: The Best Dining Room on TV

Tonight Blue Bloods makes its season premiere on CBS. The show about a family with a lineage in public service is entering its third season and while the story line of the show is interesting enough to keep viewers attention, it also boasts what is arguable the best dining room on TV.

September 28 / 2012

Emmy Award Worthy Homes

Back in July, nominees for the 64th annual Primetime Emmys were announced and we happened to notice that the programs in the “Outstanding Drama Series” category all had great writing, acting and directing but some truly stunning homes as well. So to commemorate the shows we all love and the homes featured in them, we dedicated a week long series of blog posts to exploring some of the fantastic homes featured in the “Outstanding Drama Series” category.

No Electricity? No Problem: Homes for Characters on NBC’s Revolution

How does it feel when you’re out and about with family or friends all day without access to a charger and for some inexplicable reason your phone battery dies? Or how about when one of those pesky late summer thunder storms roll in cutting your lights out, reducing you to Ben Franklin-like candle usage like it was 1783 again? Not fun?! Now imagine for a second, if an unknown phenomenon disabled all advanced technology on the planet, from iPads, iPhones and computers to airplanes, batteries and cars. No more lights. No more stoves. No. More. Facebook. (oh, the horror!)

September 17 / 2012

3 Simple Tips for Choosing the Right Size TV for Your Room

We all want a big TV. The bigger, the better if you ask me. But sometimes the room we are going to put the TV in just doesn’t accommodate for the enormous screen size we dream about. How can you determine what size TV will work best in the room where you want to put it.

September 11 / 2012

Outstanding Home in a Drama Series: Downton Abbey

The 2012 Emmy nominations were announced last week and of course there were the usual suspects to go along with the obvious snubs. At Coldwell Banker Real Estate, we noticed that the nominees in the outstanding drama series category all contained not just notable writing, directing and acting but some truly interesting homes as well. So we thought we’d dedicate a series of blog posts to looking at some of the incredible homes featured in each of the shows nominated for outstanding drama series. To start we head across the pond to possibly the largest single family home on television.

July 23 / 2012

Here’s to Innovation…

Weren’t we all supposed to be flying cars to work (sure would make my commute better!) and hanging out on the moon by 2012? While technology hasn’t caught up to science fiction in that regard, we do know that writers of Sci-Fi movies like Minority Report and 2001: A Space Odyssey got a lot of things right. Everything from video conferencing to “gesture based computing” and personalized ad serving are “imagined” things we saw in movies that a lot of us use in our everyday lives.