Tis the season for big gifts.
A common purchase at this time of the year is a new television. My brothers and I are in the market for a new one for our parents. Choices galore. There are many formats, manufactures not to mention tech options. Trying to determine the best choice for our non-techie parents is quite the challange.
It is not a matter of what we can afford or buying the biggest TV we can afford, it is a matter of not handing them something that is complicated to used, leading to frustration. We also have to pick something that fits the space available in the TV room.
They currently have a 36 " TV that fills up the entire corner.
Flat TVs take up much less space than you might think, so I know the TV is going to
may end up a foot or two further away from thier traditional viewing position, making
the picture appear smaller. Apparently Use room size dictates the size
of screen you should choose—the ideal viewing distance from the screen should
be about twice the screen size.