Tech Deals forum

Question

TV Buying Advice Please

I'm leaning to buy a entry level 32" 720 lcd tv for my college apartment. I just need it to last about five years. All I need it to do is play Netflix movies and allow me to hook up my laptop to the tv using a male to male hdmi cable then I'd channel the sound from my laptop to my surround sound system using a 3.5m aux to rca adapter.

All I need it to do is the ability to connect my laptop to the tv and play netflix movies.

I don't watch tv personally, cause if your a computer geek like me, you'll watch it all online for a much cheaper rate.

I have the budget of $340.00 maximum. (this includes tax and shipping)

This the tv I'm leaning towards:

http://www.amazon.com/Haier-L32B1120-32-Inch-720p--Black/dp/B004OBZ1W8/ref=sr_1_120?s=tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1306244659&sr=1-120

It's a 32" 720p tv and it looks like it can be suitable for my needs. I am not good with hardware specifications. So I was wondering...if someone with knowledge can advise me. I can make another posting regarding the other two possibilities that I narrowed down to. But I'd like to buy this one, if possible.

I just been saving a ton of money, since I'm an unemployed full time college student and I want to make sure my investment last at least through my college years and until I get my first full time job. So I want to make my investment count the first time around.

Thanks for the advice.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: TV Buying Advice Please
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: TV Buying Advice Please
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

SMART HOME

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.