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The future of TV: New advances in display tech will transform your TV

Wondering what the future of TV display technology looks like? CES 2021 is our best glimpse at what companies will be bringing to market. Here's what to expect.
January 12, 2021

Samsung talks Micro-LED and QLED NEO TVs at CES 2021

Caleb Denison speaks with Mike Kadish and Dan Schinasi from Samsung about meeting consumer demands for both Micro-LED and QLED NEO technology.
January 7, 2021
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Samsung’s blistering 219-inch Micro LED TV will cook your eyeballs, blow your mind

No, you will never fit a 219-inch TV in your living room. But don't let that stop you from drooling over Samsung's 219-inch Micro LED showstopper of a screen, which is on display at CES 2019 for the first time.
January 7, 2019
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LG’s roll-up OLED TV is every bit as magical as you’ve imagined

After years of teasing prototypes and dropping hints, LG is finally really to sell a flexible OLED television. The sales-ready version shown at CES 2019 rolls up into a base that also contains speakers, and it looks absolutely astounding.
January 7, 2019
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IFA 2018: 8K TV, AI everything, and more trends we expect to see

Europe's biggest technology show is just around the corner, and this is a year you will not want to miss. We've rounded up the trends and secrets you need to know ahead of the show's launch later this week.
August 28, 2018
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Polk Audio’s Alexa-enabled soundbar could be your smart home centerpiece

Polk Audio's brand new Command Bar is a soundbar that features Amazon Alexa integration. We discussed the Command Bar with Sound United's Michael Greco at the Digital Trends CES booth.
January 12, 2018
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Optoma gives us the scoop on its upcoming 4K projectors, wireless earbuds

Jon Grodem and Jyri Jokirinta of Optoma came by our CES 2018 booth to show off its new projector and the NuForce BeFree 5 true wireless headphones. The projector will be available for $1,700 this spring.
January 11, 2018
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Affordable excellence makes the TCL 6-series the TV to buy in 2018

TCL surprised everyone with its outstanding P-series TV in 2017, and now it's is back with an upgraded successor, the TCL 6-Series. We get up close at CES 2018 at what we believe will be one of the more price-friendly TVs at CES.
January 11, 2018
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Thanks to Alexa, the Onelink will emit CO alarms and the latest Cardi B tracks

First Alert's Onelink device equips the aging smoke alarm with a touch of modern, allowing you to turn off your lights, check the weather, and listen to the latest music with nothing more than your voice.
January 10, 2018

Muuselab keeps kids off smartphones by creating the Jooki jukebox

We met up with Muuselabs CEO Theodore Marescaux at this year's CES conference in Las Vegas to learn more about the company's Jooki, a portable speaker that uses figurines to let kids pick their tunes.
January 10, 2018

We chatted with Sony President Mike Fasulo about TVs, headphones, and more

Hungry for more CES coverage? We caught up with Mike Fasulo, President and COO for Sony Electronics, on the show floor at CES to chat about TVs, headphones, Sony's philosophy of emotion, and more.
January 10, 2018
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From TV tech to smart homes, Samsung’s Scott Cohen takes our questions

Samsung is one of the biggest names at CES, and it's showing off a lot of new stuff. We sat down with Scott Cohen to find out more about Bixby, SmartThings, Micro LED, and much more.
January 10, 2018
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Dolby’s Giles Baker chats with us about Dolby Vision and Atmos at CES

We sat down with Giles Baker, senior vice president of the Consumer Entertainment Group at Dolby, to chat about Dolby's growing presence in home theaters, and its larger role within the entertainment business.
January 10, 2018
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We discuss wallpaper TVs, roll-up TVs, and OLED canyons with LG’s Tim Alessi

We sat down with Tim Alessi of LG product marketing at our CES booth to discuss LG's wallpaper OLED TVs and roll-up TVs, its partnership with Technicolor, and canyons made of OLED screens.
January 10, 2018
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Retired but not tired, Usain Bolt plays Call of Duty, DJs, and walks rrreally slow

We interview Olympic champion and eight-time gold medalist Usain Bolt at CES 2018 about his Philips' Bass+ wireless over-ear headphones and true wireless in-ears, savoring life in semi-retirement, and just how slow he can walk.
January 10, 2018
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Sony’s blinding 85-inch 8K TV made us squint, while its OLED made us smile

Sony shocked us at its CES press conference with its incredible 85-inch 8K HDR TV, redefining what HDR will mean in the future, while also showing off a new, more affordable OLED TV for 2018.
January 9, 2018
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Latest MirraViz screen allows you to watch multiple movies at the same time

Showcased at CES 2018, MirraViz's new projector screen allows you to simultaneously watch two pieces of digital content on the same surface, effectively rendering squabbles over what to watch a thing of the past.
January 9, 2018
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Samsung’s Dave Das discusses MicroLED, 8K QLED, and goodies for gamers

We interview Samsung's Dave Das to talk about the company's plans for home entertainment in 2018. We learn a lot about MicroLED, 8K QLED TV, and everything else the company is doing to make TV watching a better experience.
January 8, 2018
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Samsung’s Jim Kiczek shows off new gaming soundbar, retro-futuristic speakers

In our interview with Samsung's Jim Kiczek we discuss Samsung's brand-new audio gear for 2018, including the HW-N650 soundbar, which focuses on improving gaming audio, as well as the retro-futuristic VL series wireless speakers.
January 8, 2018
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Samsung’s 146-inch MicroLED is an assault on OLED. Just don’t get too close

Samsung introduced two groundbreaking TVs at CES 2018, including its first MicroLED TV, which includes tech that could give OLED a run for its money. There's also an 85-inch version of a new and improved QLED TV.
January 8, 2018

LG OLED vs. Sony OLED: The two best TVs you can buy face off

It's the LG E7 OLED vs. Sony A1E OLED in the ultimate TV battle for 2017. We the best two TVs you can buy right now against each other and, surprisingly, picture quality had nothing to do with calling the winner.
September 5, 2017
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GoldenEar Triton Reference: A real reference speaker for under $10K a pair? Yes, please!

The GoldenEar Technology Reference speaker is proof positive that ceaselessly pushing toward perfection can product some astonishing results. In an effort to redefine the term "reference" in audiophile circles, GoldenEar's speakers of the same name set a new standard.
July 25, 2017
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Axgio’s AH-T1 true wireless earphones let you cut the cord for 50 bones

The Axgio AH-T1 true wireless earphones offer the convenience and freedom of completely cord-free earphones at a fraction of what premium ones cost by sacrificing extra features and some sound performance.
May 19, 2017
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Sony’s killer OLED is a technical marvel, but in one NYC gallery, it’s art too

Sony is hosting an elaborate launch event for its A1E OLED this weekend at the Westwood Gallery NYC in Manhattan, and unlike typical events held exclusively for press and retail partners, this one is open to the public.
May 5, 2017
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iLive’s stylish Platinum speaker makes multiroom audio portable and affordable

Outfitting your home with a wireless multiroom audio system just got a lot cheaper. We checked out iLive's new Platinum Wi-Fi speakers, which offer impressive portable sound at a great price.
March 26, 2017
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Roll out the party with the Ecoboulder portable Bluetooth speaker and PA system

The Ecoxgear EcoBoulder is a massive wireless speaker, PA system, and portable radio that delivers incredibly loud and well-balanced sound. The speaker is also waterproof, and even floats, making it one of the most versatile we've encountered.
February 6, 2017
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Bose QC35 vs. Sony MDR-1000X: Which noise-canceling headphones reign supreme?

It's a battle royale between the Bose QC35 and Sony MDR-1000x wireless noise cancelling headphones. We spent 25 hours on a plane comparing the two to figure out which is best, and why.
January 23, 2017
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Urbanears’ Plattan 2 upgrades the sound and comfort of their classic headphones

The popular Urbanears Plattan headphones finally find a successor. While their looks haven't changed much, upgrades to sound, design, and comfort make the experience with these completely different.
January 17, 2017
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CES brought so much standout TV tech, it was tough to pick a Best of Show winner

Caleb Denison, Digital Trends' entertainment and home theater editor, discusses new TV tech that was on display at CES 2017, as well as what went into choosing Best of Show winner, Sony's Bravia A1E.
January 11, 2017
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Sony chief puts spotlight on its impressive CES lineup led by stunning OLED TV

Sony designed its new Bravia XBR-A1E OLED TV to look like all but a "work of art" on your wall, Sony Electronics President Mike Fasulo told Digital Trends during a live interview at CES
January 7, 2017
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Here One wireless sound-augmenting earbuds: Our first take

After teasing its talents with the Hear Active sound-augmenting hearables, Doppler Labs finally unveiled its new Here One fully wireless earbuds, which do everything from playing music to equalizing live sound. Check out our first impressions.
January 6, 2017
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Lemon’s new Bluetooth speaker harnesses the power of the sun for off-the-grid fun

Crowdfunded startup Lemon has created a new Bluetooth speaker with an impressive feature set, including water resistance, stereo pairing, and a backside loaded with solar panels for charging off the grid.
January 4, 2017
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Light up your playlists with iHome’s FreedomGlow color-changing headphones

Everyone loves flashing lights and pretty colors, so iHome added them to their latest set of Bluetooth headphones, the FreedomGlow. We take a look and a listen to its performance in this video review.
December 24, 2016
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The Honeycomb HC-1 Bluetooth speaker follows nature’s blueprint for unique design

Honeycomb debuts its first audio product, the HC-1 Bluetooth Speaker. We take a hands-on look to find out whether the HC-1's unique design and ample feature set are enough to help it stand out from the busy crowd.
December 19, 2016
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Rain or shine, iHome’s iBT9 speaker lets you take your music outdoors

iHome's iBT9 Weather Tough Bluetooth speaker has great sound, is dust and waterproof, and floats, making it a great travel speaker for any occasion or activity.
October 17, 2016
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The 808 Canz XL is bigger than the original, but is it better?

The Canz XL by 808 Audio is larger and more powerful than the original Canz Bluetooth speaker. It delivers more bass and volume, yet is still portable and sports decent battery life.
October 16, 2016
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Two BenQ projectors helped turn this custom car showroom into a party pad

Tim Walbridge at 503 motoring needed high brightness and high resolution to help convert his custom car showroom into a party and event space, so Digital Trends partnered with BenQ to make it happen.
September 27, 2016
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Who makes the better flagship 4K TV? Samsung KS9500 vs. Sony X930D

Who has the best flagship 4K TV? To find out, we directly compare two top (non-OLED) 4K TVs, Sony's X930D and Samsung's KS9500. Find out which one is right for you in our head to head.
September 11, 2016
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Day 1 in Berlin: Slick smartwatches, 360-degree speakers, and 4K Blu-ray

The first of two IFA 2016 press days brought us some gorgeous smartwatches, sleek smart speakers, and a new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player tossed in for good measure.
September 1, 2016
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Check out JBL's Charge 3 waterproof speaker in action as we put it through some brutal tests

Tired of always having to be cautious about liquids around your tech. Splash and turn up around the JBL Charge 3 wherever you decide to turn up. Find out what we think in this quick review.
August 21, 2016
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iHome ventures outdoors with its Weather Tough speakers

iHome's affordable Weather Tough iBT35 Bluetooth speaker offers decent sound, outdoor ruggedness, and even floats in water for under $100.
August 1, 2016
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Here’s why you should make space on your bookshelf for the excellent leather-clad M3

The GGMM M3 leatherbound wireless bookshelf speaker is not only eye-catching with its retro minimalist style but also manages to deliver high-quality audio at a budget price. When combined with multiple GGMM M-series speakers, you can create your own Wi-Fi connected home audio system.
July 25, 2016
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DarbeeVision’s $200 gizmo can improve any video

Want better video quality? Plug the DarbeeVision DVP-5000S between any video source and any display and you get a great pop and a wonderful sense of depth, clarity, and realism from your picture, the company claims.
July 17, 2016
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Phiaton’s touch-controlled BT 460 headphones are smart, sleek, and sound awesome

Phiaton chose to forgo traditional buttons and dials and use an intuitive touch interface instead for this generally outstanding set of Bluetooth headphones.
July 4, 2016
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Drop the bass for days on end with the Geek Beats Jolt5 Bluetooth speaker

Designed by geeks, for geeks, the Geek Beats Jolt5 Bluetooth speaker is meant to make your life easier by filling it with hours of music despite everything life throws at it -- a high-water mark it succeeds at admirably indeed.
June 24, 2016
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Magnasonic’s pint-sized projector puts big screen movies in your pocket, just keep it dark

Magnasonic's Pico projector is pocketable and pulls off some fun tricks, but a mini projector like this comes with its fair share of trade-offs.
June 12, 2016
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The floating, waterproof Buoy is the speaker you need this summer

A lifeguard won't be necessary when it comes to this little bluetooth speaker. See why the Buoy waterproof speaker by Magtunes is an IndieGogo campaign with a lot of promise.
June 9, 2016
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NoonTec’s Zoro II wireless headphones boast premium style and great sound for a pittance

The NoonTec Zoro II are premium looking wireless headphones that will barely hit your wallet. They'll last up to 35 hours on a single charge, and the sound is far better than you'd expect for the money. Check out the video for an in-depth look.
May 30, 2016
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This rugged speaker packs 30 watts of power to rock out in any weather

Take a look at the Turcom AcoustoShock, a ruggedized wireless speaker with great sound that also has a great price point. For just over $100, this speaker is a great choice for your outdoor excursions.
May 29, 2016
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Altec Lansing’s everything-proof Bluetooth speaker tackles the outdoors with you

Altec Lansing's OmniJacket Bluetooth speaker sports best-in-class battery life, an ultra-rugged exterior, quality sound, is waterproof, and floats.
May 22, 2016
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