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Amazon Echo Buds 2 in charging case.

Amazon Echo Buds 2 review: Better buds for Alexa fans

Amazon's new Echo Buds are a nice upgrade for folks who want easy access to Alexa while out of the house, but some features are still a work in progress.
The TCL 85R745 85-inch 4K HDR TV in a living room.

TCL 85R745 85-inch 4K HDR TV review: A huge value

The TCL 85R745 is one of three 85-inch TVs in the new TCL XL collection. We review the 4K HDR giant to see if it is the right choice for your big-screen needs.
Roku Express 4K+ with remote on a table.

Roku Express 4K+ review: Easy, affordable 4K streamer

Roku's latest media streaming device might be tiny, but inside where it counts, the Express 4K+ is a powerhouse with 4K, HDR, AirPlay, and voice control.
Hisense U8G 4K ULED HDR TV

Hisense U8G 4K ULED HDR TV Review: Bring on the brightness war

The new Hisense U8G TV replaces the popular 2020 H9G as Hisense's top-tier 4K TV in 2021. Our review explores what's new and what's been upgraded.
LG C1 OLED 4K OLED TV

LG C1 OLED 4K HDR TV review: Still carries the torch

Anyone considering an OLED TV should be looking at the LG C-Series. In 2021, that's the LG C1 OLED. Here's what's the same and what's new this year.
Marshall Monitor II ANC

Marshall Monitor II ANC review: Rock out for hours in total comfort

With a high-energy sound, distinctive styling, and great comfort, the Marshall Monitor II ANC are made for hours and hours of rocking out with your tunes.
Polk React Soundbar

Polk React soundbar review: Affordable, expandable, and smart too

Finding a soundbar that sounds great, doesn't break the bank, and yet can be expanded as your needs grow isn't easy. But the $250 Polk React is all three.
Samsung QN90A 4k TV with speakers.

Samsung QN90A Neo QLED 4K HDR TV review: You’ll love watching it

Samsung's flagship 4K TV for 2021 is part of the brand's Neo QLED lineup featuring mini-LED backlighting that promises higher brightness and better contrast.
Monoprice SB-600 Dolby Atmos soundbar

Monoprice SB-600 Soundbar review: Affordable but average Dolby Atmos

Monoprice enters the Dolby Atmos soundbar market with an affordable and easy-to-use system, but the SB-600 doesn't deliver as much immersion as we'd like.
Sony SRS-RA5000 360 speaker

Sony SRS-RA5000 speaker review: An expensive experiment

Spatial audio is a hot trend, and Sony's SRS-RA5000 attempts to capitalize on that by leveraging the company's 360 Reality Audio format, but it misses the mark.
Vizo V-Series screen

Vizio V-Series 4K HDR TV review | V is for value?

Vizio's V-Series is the company's most affordable LED/LCD TV line, but is the quality good enough, even with bargain pricing?
Sonos Roam

Sonos Roam review: Tiny speaker, huge value

The $169 Sonos Roam isn't the cheapest Sonos speaker, but it is easily the most versatile. We think it's an incredible portable speaker for the price.
Focal Celestee Headphones

Focal Celestee headphone review: True audio bliss

The Focal Celestee have a shocker of a price tag. Is the sound and build quality shockingly good? We take a deep dive to find out.
V-Moda M-200 ANC

V-Moda M-200 ANC review: Overpriced over-ear headphones

Charging lots of money for wireless headphones -- like V-Moda's $500 M-200 ANC -- is fine when you deliver an all-star performance. But these cans fall short.
Master & Dynamic MW08

Master & Dynamic MW08 review: Revel in the sublime sound

Master & Dynamic's MW08 true wireless earbuds combine massive battery life with ANC and superb sound quality, but at a hefty price. Are they worth it?
Sony Bravia XR A90J 4K OLED TV

Sony Bravia XR A90J 4K HDR OLED TV review: OLED advanced

Sony's latest and greatest OLED boasts a big boost in brightness, but that's not all this TV has to offer. Does the A90J earn its premium price?
man on phone wearing 1more comfobuds pro

1More ComfoBuds Pro review: Affordably awesome ANC

1More's ComfoBuds Pro true wireless earbuds are positioned as $95 AirPods Pro alternatives. Is such a thing even possible? As it turns out, yes, it is.
LG G1 Gallery Series OLED TV

LG G1 Gallery Series OLED TV review: Bright, beautiful, smart

LG's G1 Gallery Series OLED isn't just a lifestyle upgrade over the more affordable C1 series. It offers significant benefits for those who want to go premium.
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Klipsch T5 II true wireless earbuds review: Never mind AirPods

Klipsch’s T5 II wireless earbuds are stylish, compact, and they sound great. But is that enough to raise them above all the other wireless earbud choices?
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Vizio M-Series 5.1 soundbar review (M51a-H6): The bar to beat

We took a look at Vizio’s lower-priced M-Series 5.1 (M51a-H6) soundbar, and what we found was pretty surprising.
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Coming 2 America review: Eddie Murphy punches a fun but tamer return ticket

Coming 2 America brings Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall back for another silly adventure, but the nostalgia-fueled Amazon comedy pulls a few too many punches.
Marshall Mode II

Marshall Mode II review: Light as a feather, loud as hell

Marshall has a reputation for big sound and big style, and its first true wireless earbuds, the $179 Marshall Mode II, deliver on both traits in a big way.
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Bowers and Wilkins PX7 Carbon Edition headphone review: Way too fun

From gaming to Zoom meetings, I found myself grabbing the Bowers and Wilkins PX7 Carbon every single time over the last couple of months.
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Vizio P-Series Quantum 4K HDR TV review (P65Q9-H1): Big potential

The Vizio P-Series quantum doesn't have as impressive specs as the step-up Quantum X, so with only a couple hundred dollars difference, is it the smarter buy?
Nuheara IQBuds2 Max

Nuheara IQbuds2 Max review: They’ll level-up your listening

Most true wireless earbuds give you good sound in a small package, but the IQbuds2 Max go further, with hearing aid technology and incredible noise canceling.
vizio elevate soundbar review

Vizio Elevate review: A rotating soundbar is the smartest pivot to Atmos yet

Marrying a killer new design to audiophile controls and stellar sound, the Vizio is an excellent compliment to your high-end television.
Sony Z8H TV

Sony Z8H 8K HDR TV review: 8K is the way

Sony's Z8H is a killer TV, but to get the premium stuff, you'll have to step up to 8K resolution and the price that goes with it.
The Vizio OLED 4K HDR TV.

Vizio OLED 4K HDR TV review (OLED65-H1): OLED for everyone

Vizio's first OLED TV has arrived and it comes in at a nice price. But was anything sacrificed to bring the price down?
A man wears Apple AirPods Max headphones on a city street.

Apple AirPods Max review: Most fun headphones ever

Apple's first over-ear headphones are top-tier performers in almost every regard, but one critical aspect may be a deal-breaker.
The Sony WF-SP800N earbud in an ear.

Sony WF-SP800N review: Elite earbuds for every athlete

It's hard to beat Sony's WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds, but with ANC, waterproofing, monster battery life, and great sound, Sony's WF-SP800N come very close.
JBL Reflect Mini NC

JBL Reflect Mini NC review: Almost perfect workout buds

You'll find a lot of true wireless earbuds that claim to be good for workouts, but few deliver the value, sound, and features of the $150 Reflect Mini NC.
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Vizio P-Series Quantum X (P85QX-H1) Review: Vizio’s bright idea

When it comes to televisions, bigger is often better. But how about brightness? We dive into the Vizio P-Series Quantum X 85-inch television (P85QX-H1).
Earin A-3 true wireless earbuds

Earin A-3 earbuds review: Good things come in small packages

Just how small can true wireless earbuds get? Earin's answer: Very, very small. The A-3 are tiny, yet manage to pump out decent sound. Is that enough for $199?
Oppo Enco X

Oppo Enco X review: Android-friendly AirPods Pro killers

Plenty of companies have tried to offer the AirPods Pro's features and design for a lot less money. The Enco X are the first noise-canceling earbuds to succeed.