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Tivoli Audio SongBook Max in green.

Tivoli Audio reimagines its SongBook as two retro-style boomboxes

The Tivoli Audio SongBook is back, but it looks nothing like the original clock radio from 2004. The SongBook and SongBook Max are powerful Bluetooth portables.
Sony LinkBuds S x Olivia Rodrigo worn by the singer.

Olivia Rodrigo’s latest collaboration is a set of limited-edition Sony LinkBuds S

The Sony LinkBuds S x Olivia Rodrigo are a limited-edition set of Sony's wireless earbuds in the singer's favorite color.
Sennheiser Accentum wireless headphones in black and white colors.

Sennheiser’s new budget-friendly headphones get a very high-end feature

Sennheiser's Accentum wireless headphones are priced under $200, yet their USB-C digital audio connection is a rarity even at twice that price.
Klipsch The Three Plus tabletop wireless speaker.

New Klipsch tabletop wireless speakers are a more affordable, capable take on mid-century modern

Klipsch's new The One and The Three Plus tabletop wireless speakers evolve the company's mid-century modern style, with better support for digital audio.
The main reference listening room of the McIntosh Group House of Sound townhouse.

McIntosh’s House of Sound is a five-story audio Eden in NYC

McIntosh Group's House of Sound is a custom towhnouse in Manhattan that offers personalized listening tours of some of the world's best-sounding audio gear.
Amazon Prime Video on a TV.

Amazon Prime Video is adding advertising in early 2024

Amazon — one of the few holdouts to in-content advertising — will include ads in movies and shows on Prime Video starting in early 2024, unless you want to pay.
Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar in white.

Bose’s new flagship Dolby Atmos soundbar brings AI smarts to the dialogue problem

The Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar is the company's latest Dolby Atmos speaker with the addition of machine learning-based enhancements to on-screen speech.
Vizio Quantum 4K QLED Smart TV.

Vizio’s new Quantum 4K QLED TVs hit 75 inches for $699

Vizio's back with two new 4K QLED TVs that offer tons of features and big-screen sizes for very competitive prices.
Amazon Fire TV Soundbar.

Amazon debuts its first Fire TV soundbar and faster Fire TV sticks

Amazon has refreshed its two 4K Fire TV Stick models and released the first soundbar designed for Fire TV devices.
Amazon announcing a partnership with MGM.

Amazon is giving you 6 months of MGM+ when you buy a new Fire TV

MGM+ is owned by Amazon, and you'll get six months of the streaming service for free when you buy a new Fire TV device.
Anker Soundcore Motion 300 in black.

Soundcore’s new Motion speakers are tough little portables with hi-res sound

Anker Soundcore has added to its Motion family of Bluetooth speakers with the rugged, portable and affordable Motion 100 and Motion 300 speakers.
HBO Max Logo on a TV.

Max adds Bleacher Report for live sports, free through February 2024

Max is adding a sports tier powered by Bleacher Report. It'll be free through February 2024, and $10 a month after that.
The Tivoli Audio Model Two Digital in white.

Tivoli Audio’s Model Two Digital speaker abandons terrestrial radio

Tivoli Audio's Model Two Digital is a wireless-only tabletop speaker that can be oriented horizontally or vertically.
A Zorloo Ztella MQA USB DAC plugged into a Google Pixel 7 Pro, showing the MQA logo and a magenta LED light.

The Canadian company that owns NAD and Bluesound now owns MQA

Lenbrook, the Canadian owner of Bluesound, NAD, and PSB Speakers, has acquired MQA, settling short-term fears about the British audio company's prospects.
Single AirPods Pro in case.

When it comes to charging AirPods Pro with USB-C, don’t overthink it

The switch to USB-C shouldn't appreciably change anyone's experience with AirPods Pro — you'll just have one fewer cable to keep track of.
Man wearing Bose QuietComfort Ultra Headphones in white.

Bose revamps QuietComfort headphones and earbuds with lossless, hi-res, and spatial audio

Bose has revamped its entire lineup of QuietComfort wireless headphones and earbuds with spatial audio, better battery life, and new designs.
The TCL Q6 television as seen in a press lifestyle picture.

TCL’s latest Q and S Class televisions price Fire TV to sell

TCL's mid-range Q and S series televisions are now available in North America in a number of sizes with affordable prices.
Apple AirPods Pro with USB-C.

Apple has upgraded the AirPods Pro with lossless audio, sort of

The AirPods Pro are not only getting a USB-C connection, but they're also going to be the first wireless earbuds to support better-than-CD lossless audio.
Apple AirPods Pro with USB-C.

Second-generation AirPods Pro have USB-C now, too

At long last, and to the surprise of no one, AirPods Pro are finally switching from Lightning to USB-C.
A handout image showing NFL Zone on a Roku TV.

Roku adds NFL Zone to its software, and not a moment too soon

Roku is making it even easier to keep up with your favorite NFL team, and live games, via its new NFL Zone on its home screen.
Sign up for NFL Sunday Ticket on YouTube.

NFL Sunday Ticket free trial: How to watch free for a week

You can get a free seven-day trial of NFL Sunday Ticket on YouTube or YouTube TV without having to do any more than subscribe.
NFL Sunday Ticket on Google TV.

Can you buy NFL Sunday Ticket on a TV? Yes, no, and sort of

Fun fact: You can't actually subscribe to NFL Sunday Ticket on the two biggest streaming platforms around.
Tidal's beta app for iOS showing a track in FLAC format.

Tidal will finally let you see which hi-res tracks are FLAC versus MQA

After an awkward debut of the FLAC format on Tidal's Hi-Fi Plus subscription tier, the service now lets you see which tracks use FLAC and which use MQA.
100-inch Hisense U8K 4K mini-LED TV.

Hisense just debuted the world’s largest mini-LED TV at 100 inches

Hisense's 100-inch U8K is the world's largest mini-LED 4K TV and yet at $10,000, it's far from the most expensive big-screen TV you can buy.
McIntosh PS2K subwoofer.

McIntosh’s bonkers subwoofer stands over six feet tall and weighs as much as a motorcycle

The McIntosh PS2K is a towering collection of four 13-inch drivers powered by 2,000 watts of class D amplification.
1More Fit with wirelessly-charging case.

1More gets into the open-ear earbuds race with the Fit S50 and S30

1More's new open-ear wireless earbuds are the company's first in this style. They promise better comfort and situational awareness.
Bang & Olufsen Beolab 8 top touch controls.

B&O’s Beolab 8 wireless speaker uses AirTag tech to track you

The Bang & Olufsen Beolab 8 is a stunning, all-aluminum wireless speaker with some seriously advanced tech.
Samsung 98-inch QN990C Neo QLED 8K TV.

Samsung’s biggest Neo QLED 8K TV comes with an equally huge price

Samsung's wild, 98-inch Neo QLED QN990C 8K TV rings in at an eye-watering $40,000.
The Tubi app icon on Apple TV.

Tubi trumpets growth with 74 million monthly active users

Tubi, the free, ad-supported streaming service owned by Fox, saw notable growth in 2023, with more than 74 million monthly active users.
Sonos Move 2 in olive.

Sonos Move 2: Sonos’ biggest portable speaker gets a big update

As expected, Sonos has revealed the Sonos Move 2, it's newest portable wireless smart speaker, with stereo sound and a much larger battery capacity.
Ultimate Ears Epicboom in two color options.

UE’s Epicboom is a powerful, portable, pool-proof speaker

Ultimate Ears' Epicboom will float in a pool and can provide powerful, 360-degree sound.
Marantz Stereo 70s home theater AV receiver in black.

New Marantz Stereo 70s is an AV receiver for those who love two-channel sound

Marantz has a new home theater receiver for those who prefer two-channel stereo over multichannel surround: the $1,000 Marantz Stereo 70s.
Denon AVR-X6800H AV receiver.

Denon AVR-X6800H: 8K everywhere and Dirac Live compatibility

Denon's latest AV receiver won't be available until 2024, but we now know what the AVR-X6800H has in store for us.
how to make your phone last months or years longer close up of creative black man using mobile

Nationwide test alert to sound on cell phones, TVs, and radios

In exactly a month from now, cell phones, TVs, and radios across the U.S. will all sound an alarm. But there’s no need to panic – it’s just a test.