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The most common Roku problems and how to fix them

Have a Roku or Roku Streaming Stick 4K that's giving you problems? We explain how to fix the most common Roku issues in minutes — no tech support needed.
7 hours ago
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Roku tips and tricks

If you recently received a Roku set-top box as a gift or are simply looking to upgrade your cord-cutting lifestyle, check out this collection of tips and tricks that will supercharge the Roku set-top box.
1 day ago
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HDMI ARC and eARC: The one-cable solution for TV audio, fully explained

If you’re not using HDMI ARC, you should be. This under-appreciated HDMI tech eliminates extra cables, improves audio, and makes it easier to control your gear.
1 day ago
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Hulu With Live TV: Plans, price, channels, bundles and more

Hulu With Live TV is the most popular method to stream live linear television in the United States. Here's everything you need to know.
1 day ago
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The 50 best movies on Netflix right now (May 2022)

No need to be intimidated by the massive library of films on Netflix. We've searched through it all to bring you the best movies streaming on Netflix now.
1 day ago
Two astronauts and an android peer into the camera in a scene from Space Sweepers.

The best TV shows on Amazon Prime right now (May 2022)

After sifting through hundreds of shows on Amazon Prime Video, we've chosen the best ones available for streaming, from the classics to new originals.
1 day ago
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The 65 best movies on Amazon Prime Video (May 2022)

There's a lot to watch on Amazon Prime Video, but finding it isn't always easy. May's got some great movies, so we've pulled together some of the best!
1 day ago
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The 66 best movies on Hulu right now (May 2022)

From award-winning dramas to the latest hits, Hulu has an awesome collection of movies. We've compiled the best films currently available on the streamer.
1 day ago
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The best movies on Disney+ right now (May 2022)

Close out the month of May by celebrating the 45th anniversary of Star Wars. It's only one of the best movies on Disney+ right now!
1 day ago
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The best new shows to stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and more

Every week, new and exciting shows are made available to stream on the most popular services, and we've curated a list of the best ones to watch.
1 day ago
Chief Hopper being escorted by guards in a scene from season 4 of Stranger Things.

Best new movies to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Prime, HBO, and more

Streaming services have tons to offer, but finding new releases is hard. Here's what's new on Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO, Apple TV+, and Disney+ this week.
1 day ago
Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman

How to listen to Apple Music in hi-fi on iPhone and Android

Apple Music now offers lossless, hi-fi music on both Android and iPhone. Here's an in-depth guide on how to turn the setting on and start listening.
3 days ago
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4K TV buying guide: Everything you need to know

Now's a perfect time to consider buying a new TV. Before you shop online or in the store, check out this buying guide. It's a before-you-buy TV tech primer.
3 days ago
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HDMI 2.1: What it is and why your next TV should have it

HDMI 2.1 is here, but there are still plenty of questions to be answered. In this guide, we cover the current version while discussing the future of HDMI.
May 20, 2022
The Samsung QN90A TV in a living room.

YouTube TV: Plans, pricing, channels, how to cancel, and more

Google's cable TV alternative gets more channels every year -- but at $65 per month, is it still a good value?
May 16, 2022
YouTube TV on Roku TV

QLED vs. OLED: Which TV technology is best?

QLED versus OLED: Can one letter make a big difference? Absolutely. Here's what you need to know about the two TV technologies before you spend your money.
May 16, 2022
Sony 55-inch Bravia OLED TV in living room.

How to install Dolby Atmos ceiling speakers

Traditional Dolby Atmos systems involve an array of ceiling speakers that help to create a three-dimensional soundstage. Here's how to install a pair or two.
May 13, 2022
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ATSC 3.0: Everything you need to know about broadcast TV’s next big thing

ATSC 3.0 is increasing its footprint on the world of digital broadcasting. What exactly is ATSC 3.0, and how can you experience it? We've got the answers.
May 12, 2022
ClearStream Eclipse antenna mounted beside a TV.

FuboTV channel, price, plans, packages and add-ons

In a world of increasing live TV streaming options, FuboTV sets itself apart with a huge collection of sports channels and unique features like 4K and HDR.
May 9, 2022
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The best hidden gems on Netflix right now

Burning through the best of what Netflix has to offer is easier than you might think. Thankfully, the streaming service is loaded with underrated hidden gems.
May 6, 2022
James from The End of the F**king World wearing a suit and tie and looking upset.

The best time-loop movies and TV episodes

The idea of the time loop has been explored again and again (pun intended) in both movies and on TV, and these are among the best interpretations.
May 6, 2022
Natasha Lyonne as Nadya in Russian Doll, her face pressed against a subway door.

How to replace lost or broken AirPods, AirPods Pro, or cases

Apple's true wireless earbuds are fantastic, but they're also easy to damage or lose. Here's how to you can replace a single AirPod bud or the charging case.
May 5, 2022
Woman wearing Apple AirPods Pro.

The best fantasy movies on Amazon Prime Video (May 2022)

Fantasy worlds await you on Amazon Prime Video, and if you want to visit realms with dragons and all manner of monsters, then you've come to the right place.
May 5, 2022
Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure.

The best Amazon Original movies right now (May 2022)

Want to watch a sci-fi epic? A rock opera? A revealing documentary? Amazon Prime's originals offer them all and more, and here are the very best of them.
May 5, 2022
Charlie Day and Jenny Slate in I Want You Back.

The best family movies on Amazon Prime Video (May 2022)

Whether you decide on a new hit or a nostalgic classic, these family-friendly movies on Amazon Prime are all excellent choices for your weekend movie night.
May 5, 2022
Sonic the Hedgehog glides on the road in Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

The best Mars movies of all time

Despite the physical distance, Mars has never felt closer to Earth as filmmakers continue to portray the red planet ad infinitum.
May 5, 2022
Matt Damon sciences in The Martian.

What is a smart TV? Everything you need to know

We've put together a quick-hit guide to teach you everything you need to know about smart TVs, who makes them, and why you might want one for your living room.
May 4, 2022
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How to figure out what size TV you should buy

What size TV do you need? Here are a few tips for picking the right size TV for any room, including ideal viewing distance and picture quality versus size.
May 4, 2022
The Samsung 70-inch Class 7 Series 4K TV in a living room.

The best Disney movies on Disney+ (May 2022)

What makes Disney so beloved? A blend of family and heart that shines through 100 years' worth of movies on Disney+! Here are the best Disney movies on Disney+.
May 3, 2022
Ariel, Sebastian, and Flounder in The Little Mermaid.

Everything leaving Hulu in May 2022

Accentuate the positive and catch L.A. Confidential and other great movies and TV shows before they depart Hulu at the end of May!
May 2, 2022
The cast of LA Confidential.

Everything leaving Netflix in May 2022

There are only 31 days left to catch some of your favorite TV shows and films before they leave Netflix at the end of May.
April 29, 2022
Anjelica Huston and Raul Julia in The Addams Family.

How to place and set up your subwoofer

Setting up a subwoofer can drastically improve the sound quality of your home theater, but can be tough to set up. Our guide will help simplify the process.
April 28, 2022
Denon Home Subwoofer seen with a Denon soundbar.

How to check your AirPods battery level

There are several convenient ways to check the battery level of your AirPods, even if you're not near your case. Here's a guide that outlines a few methods.
April 28, 2022
Man wearing Apple AirPods Pro outdoors.

How to make AirPods and AirPods Pro louder

Are your new AirPods too quiet for your liking? Here are the best ways to turn up that volume to ensure your AirPods or AirPods Pro are as loud as you want.
April 28, 2022
Woman wearing Apple AirPods Pro.

Apple AirPlay 2: Here’s everything you need to know

Airplay 2 is available on a growing list of devices. We explain what it is, how it's different from its predecessor, and how to take advantage of it.
April 28, 2022
Apple AirPlay 2 control center.

How to know if you’re actually getting Dolby Atmos sound

Dolby Atmos offers great home theater sound. But just because your TV or A/V receiver has an Atmos label, that doesn't mean you've got Atmos sound. Here's why.
April 27, 2022
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The best alien movies of all time

Invasions, interstellar epics, and ill-fated expeditions are all a part of the horror, comedy, and action movies that make up the best alien movies of all time!
April 22, 2022
Amy Adams in Arrival.

The best superhero movies of all time

Think superhero movies are only one thing? Think again. From gore-fests to thrillers to epic action-adventures, here are the best superhero movies of all time!
April 22, 2022
Doctor Octopus chases Spider-Man on a wrecked freeway in Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Common Apple TV problems and how to fix them

Is your Apple TV having issues? Maybe the video isn't displaying well or it's refusing to turn on. Here are the top Apple TV problems and how to solve them.
April 19, 2022
An Apple TV 4K sits on a media stand.

Everything you need for a backyard movie night

Warm nights have officially arrived, so why not capitalize on the nice weather with an outdoor movie night? Here's all the tech you need to make it a success.
April 19, 2022

8K TV: Everything you need to know about television’s future

More 8K TV options are starting to emerge, and prices are finally coming down. Now is the time to answer all of your 8K questions. Are you ready for the future?
April 12, 2022
A Samsung 85-inch 8K hangs on a living room wall.

How to set up a home theater projector

You've chosen a home projector -- now you need to set it up! We'll go over what to tackle first and how to get a perfect image when the projector is in place.
April 7, 2022
Home projector on a table.

How to use Plex Media Server to manage and play all of your media, everywhere

Plex can take your movies, TV shows, music, and photos and give them the Netflix treatment for the ultimate at-home or away-from-home streaming experience.
April 6, 2022
Plex's Modern visual interface.

Common Google Chromecast issues and how to fix them

The Chromecast is a wonderful device, but sometimes they run into problems that can drive you nuts. Here we look at how to solve some common Chromecast issues.
April 4, 2022
Google Chromecast with Google TV displayed on a mantle.

The best mysteries on Netflix right now (April 2022)

Put your largest detective hat on and join in on the unbridled fun with some of the best mystery movies available on Netflix this month.
April 4, 2022
Liam Neeson holds his weapon in A Walk Among the Tombstones.

Every true wireless earbud feature explained

There are now hundreds of models of true wireless earbuds available, from $25 to $400. Learn about the features that will matter most to you before you buy.
March 30, 2022
Jaybird Vista 2 earbuds in palm with water pouring.

CNN+ plans, price, shows, and more

CNN+ is the new streaming arm of the venerable news network. Here's everything you need to know about it.
March 24, 2022
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The most common Hulu problems and how to fix them

Buffering, poor video quality, freezing, connection errors, and skipping are common Hulu problems. Here's how to fix them so you can get back to your show.
March 23, 2022
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What is Roku? The streaming platform fully explained

What is Roku? Is it a device or software or a streaming service? And what does it cost? Our full explainer will make you a streaming media expert in minutes.
March 23, 2022
Roku remote in hand with Roku home screen in. the background.

What is Chromecast? Google’s wireless streaming tech explained

Google's Chromecast technology is showing up on smart TVs, smart soundbars, and streaming media devices. But what is Chromecast and how does it work?
March 19, 2022
Chromecast icon seen on a smartphone screen.