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Fire TV Stick vs. Fire TV Stick 4K Max vs. Fire TV Cube: Which to buy?

Thinking about a Fire TV device but can't decide which one to get? We look at the features and prices of the top models so you can make the right choice.
Home theater cables hidden in a cable management track.

How to hide your TV and home theater wires for a tidy look

Nobody wants an ugly tangle of wires ruining the sleek look of your TV, but fortunately, there are several ways to hide your TV and home theater wires.
Adam Sandler and Paz Vega in Spanglish.

The best rom-coms on Hulu right now

Looking to warm the heart and bust out some laughs? Check out one of these awesome rom-coms on Hulu.
Florence Pugh drives distressed.

The best movies on HBO right now (November 2022)

Don't Worry Darling, we've got all of the best movies that you can watch and stream on HBO right now!
Amy Adams in Enchanted standing in a fancy white dress, her hair done up and looking worried.

The best Disney movies on Disney+ (November 2022)

Get Enchanted and sing along with Moana! That's just a taste of the fun you can have when watching the best Disney movies on Disney+.
The Apple TV 4K (2022) and Siri remote on a table.

How to update your Apple TV and all your apps

If you have an Apple TV, you may be wondering how to get the latest version of tvOS or how to make sure apps get updated. Here's how it works and what to do!
LG Smart TV interface example.

How to download apps on an LG smart TV

If you're a new user struggling to download apps on your LG smart TV, here's a simple guide to help you get started.
Google Pixel Buds Pro seen in front of their charging case.

How to change the eartips of the Google Pixel Buds Pro

If your Pixel Buds Pro eartips are too loose or dirty, it's recommended to change them for the best listening experience. Here's how to get started.
OnePlus 5T AptX HD

What are Bluetooth codecs and do they really matter? The wireless audio tech fully explained

Bluetooth codecs can affect the sound of your wireless headphones and your ability to react quickly while gaming. Want to know more? We've got all the details.
Amazon Alexa

Hulu vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which streamer is right for you?

Two great alternatives to Netflix are Amazon Prime Video and Hulu, each of which has its strengths and weaknesses. Which one is better? We pick the winner.
Apple AirPods held in hand.

How to connect your AirPods to an Apple TV

Looking to connect your AirPods with your Apple TV for more private listening? These steps are the easiest way to pair AirPods with any Apple TV model.
Apple's head-tracking spatial audio for Apple TV 4K.

How to use spatial audio on Apple TV 4K

Apple's spatial audio feature creates immersive experiences for music, movies, and TV shows on the Apple TV 4K. Here's how you can use it.
Apple TV 4K Siri Remote.

How to set up an Apple TV and Apple TV 4K

The Apple TV and Apple TV 4K offer a great way to enjoy all of your favorite streaming services. Plus, they're super easy to set up. Here's what to know.
Key art for Berserk: The Golden Age Arc - Memorial Edition featuring the main cast.

The best anime on Crunchyroll and Funimation (November 2022)

It's been a busy fall and winter season for anime on Crunchyroll and Funimation, and these are some of the best to stream throughout November.
Tom Hanks faces Zoltar in Big.

The best ’80s movies on Hulu right now (November 2022)

The '80s were arguably the best decade for movies of all-time. Hulu is embracing that decade with a library of excellent films from the era.
Roku Channel Ad.

What is The Roku Channel? Content, cost, and how to use it

Did you know that Roku has its own channel with a variety of options for content, including movies, news, and kid shows? Here's what all Roku users should know.
Apps on an LG smart TV.

How to update apps on an LG smart TV

Keep your apps updated on your LG smart TV to make sure you are getting the latest features, important security updates, and more. Here's how it works!

Nvidia Shield TV tips and tricks for a better experience

It's possible you're not taking advantage of all the Nvidia Shield TV features you paid for. That's why we rounded up the best tips and tricks you can try now.
Mel Gibson waves an American flag in the midst of battle in The Patriot.

The best war movies on Hulu (November 2022)

Hulu may have a lackluster collection of war movies, but there are some titles to distract audiences from the very real conflicts unfolding around the globe.
Watchlist content on homepage Android TV.

7 Android TV tips and tricks to maximize your TV time

Android TV offers on-demand streaming, personalized recommendations, and even video games. Is there more? We rounded up the best Android TV tips and tricks.
World Series on the Fox Sports app on an iPhone.

How to watch the World Series in 4K

The Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies are going head-to-head in the 2022 World Series. Here's how to watch it in 4K resolution.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro.

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro problems and how to solve them

Most earbud problems are solvable with easy fixes. That's why we rounded up the most common Galaxy Buds 2 Pro problems along with simple solutions.
A man wearing the Sony WH-1000XM4 wireless headphones.

13 things to consider when buying headphones for someone else

So someone on your holiday gift list has asked for new headphones. Now what? Don't worry, we'll tell you exactly what to look for (and what to avoid).
Apps on an LG smart TV.

How to delete apps on an LG smart TV

Is your LG TV webOS getting a little crowded? There's a quick way you can clear out or adjust the apps you use. Here's everything you need to know.
Ethernet on the 2022 Amazon Fire TV Cube.

Why Amazon went with slower Ethernet on the Fire TV Cube

Amazon uses slower 10/100 Ethernet on the Fire TV Cube and other devices because you really don't need a faster Gigabit connection — even if you really want it.
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What is Kodi, and is it legal? Everything you need to know

To take control of the movies, shows, and music in your collection, you need media center software like Kodi. We break down the oft-controversial application.
The Platin Audio Monaco 5.1 Tuned by THX WiSA wireless speaker package.

Passive or active speakers: Which setup is right for you?

Both passive and active speaker setups have their merits. Here, we discuss their pros and cons to help you decide which is right for you.
The Netflix home screen with Cobra Kai.

How to turn off autoplay previews and episodes on Netflix

Netflix subscribers can disable the streamer's autoplay feature for both previews and playing the next episode of a show. Here's our guide on just how to do it.

How to connect an iPhone to an LG smart TV

Can you get your iPhone to work with your LG smart TV? There are a few ways to mirror iOS content to an LG TV. Here are the methods that work best!
Menu on an LG TV.

How to update software on an LG smart TV

LG smart TVs offer quick access platforms that can manage your streaming apps, help browse important menus, and more:.Here's how to make sure they're updated!
Apple AirPods Pro 2 seen with ear tip removed.

Can you use AirPods Pro without eartips? The answer may surprise you

Can you use Apple's AirPods Pro without the eartips, and if you did, what would happen? We have all the answers.
Apple TV 4K 2021.

Go ahead and spend the extra $20 on the good Apple TV 4K

Apple TV 4K now comes in two flavors, with a $20 difference between them. We'll show you which to buy.
Sennheiser Ambeo mounted below TV.

What is MPEG-H? The burgeoning 3D audio standard explained

Is your home theater ready for the latest standards in audio? Let's look at the standards known as MPEG-H, their 3D audio capabilities, and how to get them.
ViewSonic X10

Projectors vs. TVs: Which is best for your home theater?

Since there's nothing more important than a solid home theater screen, we weigh in on the projector versus TV debate. Find out which display is best for you.