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TCL 6-Series 4K Roku TV (2020)

TCL 6-Series (R635) 4K HDR TV Review: Best value in 2020?

TCL's 6-Series gets some significant upgrades in 2020. Will this vaunted TV keep its crown as the value king?
Know Comfy earbuds

Know Comfy review: Fantastic-fitting true wireless earbuds

Know's new true wireless earbuds, aptly named the Comfy, feature a comforting-but-odd design, decent features, and good overall sound for a $160 price point.
Beats Studio 3 Wireless

Beats Studio 3 Wireless review: Who let the bass drop?

It's been three years since Beats debuted the Studio 3 Wireless headphones for $350. Now that so much time has passed, are they still worth the money?
1More Colorbuds

1More Colorbuds review: Vibrant colors, detailed sound

The 1More Colorbuds are the company's $100 crossroads between fashion and sound, bringing four different vibrant colors into a true wireless earbuds package.
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Anker Soundcore Liberty 2 Pro Review: Studio detail, giant soundstage

The Liberty 2 Pro will drop your jaw with their quality. They punch way above their weight class, contesting – and beating – buds at nearly twice their price.
The Beats Solo3 wireless headphones on top of a table.

Beats Solo3 headphones review: Style leads the way

Beats clearly emphasizes style, brand power, and compatibility with Apple products above all else, and average audio performance for $200 might be too steep.
Beats BeatsX wireless earbuds

BeatsX review: Expensive, but maybe still worth it

The Beats line of wireless headphones may have newer models to choose from, but the BeatsX are still worth considering thanks to great comfort and call quality.
Anker Soundcore SpiritX2 earphones

Anker Soundcore Spirit X2 review: An astonishing value

Anker's new sport-minded earphones, the Spirit X2, feature nine hours of playback per charge, plus an IP68 weather-resistance rating, at an affordable price.
Urbanista London ANC earbuds

Urbanista London review: Like AirPods Pros, with compromises

The Urbanista London will appeal to those looking for the same features as Apple's AirPods Pro but for less money, but some of those features still need work.
Hisense H9G Quantum HDR TV

Hisense H9G Quantum 4K HDR TV review: Blisteringly bright

The Hisense H9G is one of the most value-packed TVs for those with high-end taste and a smaller budget. Find out what it does well, and where it falls short.
JBL Wireless Sport Train headphones

JBL/Under Armour Sport Wireless Train review: Well-aged sound

The JBL/Under Armour Sport Wireless Train on-ear headphones may not have the features to match up to today's newer models, but they do have exceptional sound.
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Pioneer DJ HDJ-CUE1BT-R headphones review: Solid sound, customizable style

Pioneer tries its hand at mixing style and function in a pair of on-ear cans and gets good results, making these $100 DJ-inspired headphones worth considering.
Jabra Elite 45h Headphones

Jabra Elite 45h review: The best $100 headphones you can buy

The Jabra Elite 45h manage offer a brilliant combination of sound quality, comfort, and battery life in a sleek and lightweight set of wireless headphones.
Know Calm headphones

Know Calm headphones review: Not unique, but still solid

The Know Calm headphones are intended for more than just music, with features aimed at longer-listening media sources such as with podcasts and audiobooks.
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Pantheone I speaker review: Sonos smarts, superior sound

With outstanding audio reproduction, integration with Spotify Connect, and multi-room audio, Pantheone I is poised to unseat the king — if not for the price.
QuietOn Sleep Earbuds

QuietOn Sleep review: ANC earbuds offer silent slumber

Getting a good night's sleep is elusive for far too many of us. QuietOn's Sleep earbuds use ANC to get rid of one pesky insomnia driver: Noise. Do they work?
Avantree Aria Pro headphones

Avantree Aria Pro headphones review: Functional, affordable

Avantree's Aria Pro wireless headphones may come with underwhelming battery life, but they pack active noise cancellation functionality and good codec support.
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Samsung TU8000 Crystal UHD HDR TV Review: Good design, good enough performance

Samsung makes some lofty promises for its budget-friendly TU8000 television, and it mostly delivers on those expectations.
Urbanista Athens earbuds

Urbanista Athens review: The underdog of sports earbuds

The Urbanista Athens combine an impressive trifecta: Eight hours of battery life with three extra charges, an IP67 weatherproof rating, and a $130 price tag.
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SoundPeats Truengine SE review: $40 incredibly well spent

Is it possible to spend less than $50 on true wireless earbuds and get quality sound and features? If the earbuds are the SoundPeats Truengine SE, then yes.
PuroPro Headphones

PuroPro headphones review: Safe and sound wireless ANC cans

There are plenty of wireless, noise-canceling headphones for $200 or less, so what makes the PuroPro special? They might just save your long-term hearing.
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Sony X950H 4K HDR TV review: Seriously satisfying

The Sony X950H has outstanding picture quality and a fairly reasonable price, but its lack of gaming-friendly features aims it squarely at cinephiles.
Polk Audio Signa S3 soundbar

Polk Audio Signa S3 review: A good bar lost among great competition

Polk Audio unveiled the newest edition to its budget soundbar lineup, the Signa S3, which is a 2.1-channel system with built-in Wi-Fi and a sleek design.
The Sony WH-1000XM4.

Sony WH-1000XM4 review: The best headphones get even better

We've never tested a set of wireless noise-canceling headphones we like more than Sony's WH-1000XM3. Until now. The WH-1000XM4 are everything we've ever wanted.
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Raycon E55 The Performer Review: Not worth the hype

Raycon’s marketing-heavy hype-machine does not reflect the reality, and its buds come up short of actually being a good recommendation in their price range.
JBL Flash X earbuds

JBL/Under Armour True Wireless Flash X review: Still worth it

JBL and Under Armour have partnered again to bring the second generation True Wireless Flash X to the table, featuring better battery and Bluetooth connection.
LG Tone Free earbuds

LG Tone Free HBS-FN6 review: Self-cleaning buds don’t make the cut

LG's new Tone Free HBS-FN6 true wireless earbuds have an intriguing selling point - they're self-cleaning buds that offer sound fine tuned by Meridian Audio.
Panasonic RB-M700 Headphones

Panasonic RB-M700 review: Subwoofers for your head

There are plenty of wireless headphones that promise big bass, but they don't possess the Panasonic RB-M700's bass reactors. They're a boon for bass lovers.
RHA TrueConnect 2

RHA TrueConnect 2 earbuds review: Betting on battery life

The RHA True Connect 2 true wireless earbuds have undoubtedly improved upon the first generation TrueConnect, but the buds' competitors have also made strides.
LG SN7Y soundbar

LG SN7Y soundbar review: Great Atmos sound for less

The LG SN7Y comes with plenty of interesting perks like 3.1.2-channel setup and support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, making for a value-rich $500 price point.
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Grado’s Hemp Headphones: An audio high you won’t soon forget

The material that Grado Labs' Hemp Headphones are made from might beg for laughs, but the top-tier audio performance to expect is anything but a joke.
V-Moda M-200 Studio Headphones

V-Moda M-200 review: Studio cans with surgical precision

Wired headphones have lost ground to wireless models of late, but when it comes to hearing every audible detail, V-Moda's M-200 prove wired is still wicked.
TCL 5 Series

TCL 5-Series (S525) 4K HDR TV review: A lot of work

On paper, the TCL 5-series looks like a great deal, with a low price and much-touted quality. The 5-series is good, but falls short of being great. Here's why.
Vizio V-Series soundbar 2.0.

Vizio V-Series 5.1 Soundbar review: Putting the ‘V’ in value

Vizio's V Series 5.1 soundbar may not have a rock-solid set of features, but it does add 5.1 surround sound audio and DTS Virtual:X for a bargain of a price.