Skip to main content

Audio / Video News

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.
Lionel Messi on MLS Season Pass.

Apple discounts MLS Season pass for the rest of the season

Apple has discounted MLS Season Pass for a second time, and it covers the rest of the 2023 season.
A Marantz 2270 receiver.

You’ve got 70 days to trade your old Marantz components for discounted new ones

Marantz is giving owners of its older products 70 days to take them into a dealer for evaluation, and a possible discount on the purchase of new Marantz gear.
Epson EpiqVision Ultra LS650.

Epson’s EpiqVision Ultra LS650 is a new option for fans of UST laser projectors

Epson's new EpiqVision Ultra LS650 is an ultra short throw laser projector with a built-in Yamaha sound system and 3,600 lumens of brightness.
JLab JBuds Mini seen with keys, next to an iPhone.

JLab’s tiny JBuds Mini wireless earbuds are the smallest we’ve ever seen

They may not be the smallest wireless earbuds in the world, but JLab's JBuds Mini are the smallest the company has ever made, and the smallest we've ever seen.
Jabra Elite 10.

Jabra’s latest wireless earbuds have Dolby spatial audio

Jabra has two new wireless earbuds -- the Elite 10 and the new sports-oriented Elite 8 Active. They're both very rugged and support Dolby spatial audio.
Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini.

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Soundbar Mini is a pricey, bedroom-sized Dolby Atmos speaker

Sennheiser's new Ambeo Soundbar Mini is the company's smallest soundbar, but with no up-firing drivers and an $800 price tag, it will need to sound amazing.
JBL Authentics 300.

JBL’s retro-style wireless speakers could spark serious envy among Sonos fans

JBL's Authentics are wireless multiroom smart speakers that target Sonos in terms of features and price, but the Authentics can do one thing that Sonos can't.
TCL X955

Why TCL’s 5,000-nit X955 is a brightness bomb of QD-mini-LED

The new TCL flagship TV promises unprecedented brightness power and brightness control.
A DTS Play-Fi-equipped TV shown in a living room with Play-Fi compatible wireless speakers.

DTS Play-Fi wireless audio adds support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X

DTS Play-Fi, the wireless multiroom audio platform, has expanded its home theater capabilities to include immersive formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.
Samsung 85-inch Terrace Full Sun Neo QLED 4K TV.

Samsung scales its Terrace outdoor TV to 85 inches with mini-LEDs

The Samsung 85-inch Terrace Full Sun Neo QLED 4K TV is the company's biggest and brightest outdoor TV so far.
Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro in white and black.

Samsung is adding Auracast to its wireless earbuds and 8K TVs

Samsung has said it will update its Galaxy Buds2 Pro and select 2023 TVs with the ability to use Bluetooth Auracast.