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Placing the needle over the record.

Drop the needle like a pro: how to play vinyl records

Playing records is fun, but some people are afraid to mess up the delicate gear. Never fear, we're here to show you how to properly play a vinyl record.
You Asked Ep 47

You Asked: reference monitors, lighter OLED, and walls

Sonos Era 100, beside a turntable.

Best bookshelf speakers of 2024: from passive to powered and for every budget

Dlyan Wireless Headphones

What is hi-res audio, and how can you experience it right now?

Apple AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C and MagSafe review

AirPods 3 and Pro 2 are still on sale after Prime Day

Sony WF-1000XM5 in silver, charging case with lid open, sitting next to plants and rocks.

Prime Day true wireless earbud deals: Apple, Sony, Bose, JBL, more

The LG C3 Series OLED 4K TV in a living room.

Best Buy is having a huge open-box sale — here’s what’s worth buying

Wiim Ultra.

Need AirPlay? Hold off on the Wiim Ultra for now

A runner wearing the Shokz OpenRun Pro bone conduction headphones.

Shokz bone conduction headphones finally have a price cut

Red Beats Studio Buds.

Beats Studio Buds are still nearly half off after Prime Day

The Insignia F20 Series HD TV on a white background.

This dorm room TV is on sale for just $80 at Best Buy

An iPhone with the Home section of the Spotify app on it.

The best music streaming services of 2024

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The LG S90QY soundbar in the living room.

The best Prime Day soundbar deal sold out — buy this instead

Best Buy launched a post-Prime Day offer for the LG S90QY 5.1.3-channel soundbar that lowers its price to a more reasonable $500 from $800, for savings of $300.
Hisense CanvasTV.

Hisense prices its 65-inch CanvasTV way less than The Frame

Hisense has released its 65-inch Canvas TV with a price that comes in much lower than its Samsung competitor, The Frame TV.
The Onn. 43-inch Class 4K LED Roku Smart TV on an orange wall.

Best Roku Prime Day deals: Streaming sticks are selling fast

We've picked out all the best Roku Prime Day deals and rounded them up here, before offering some buying advice for what's worth your time.
Hisense U8N

Best Hisense TV Prime Day deals: From $200 to $1,300

With Prime Day deals going on, we've picked out all the best Hisense Prime Day deals happening and highlighted what you should consider before buying.
Bose QuietComfort 45 noise-canceling headphones.

Best Bose Prime Day deals: QuietComfort 45s are on sale

We've picked out all the best Bose Prime Day deals and listed them here, along with buying advice so you know what to buy.

Best Buy Prime Day TV deals: Grab a QLED for $300 right now

We've picked out all the best Best Buy Prime Day TV deals and we've also spent some time looking at what you should consider when buying a new TV.
A painting being displayed on a Samsung The Frame QLED.

Best 86-inch TV Prime Day deals: 4K starting at $1,200

With plenty of 86-inch TV Prime Day deals right now, we've picked out the very best as well as taken a look at what you should consider when buying one.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 Pro, in case with lid open.

Samsung apologizes for Galaxy Buds 3 Pro quality, temporarily suspends deliveries

After reports of users inadvertently ripping the silicone eartips of the Galaxy Buds 3 Pro, Samsung has decided to halt deliveries of the wireless earbuds.
The Hisense U6H ULED 4K TV in a living room.

50-inch TV Prime Day deals: 4K TVs for under $200

There are so many options if want to buy from 50-inch TV Prime Day deals, so if you need recommendations and shopping advice, you've come to the right place.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 inside their charging case, near iPhone 14.

Why is my AirPods case flashing orange and how to fix it

Are you observing a flashing orange light on your AirPods case? There are several methods to troubleshoot this, including the steps outlined here.
Best Prime Day Deals 65-inch TVs

65-inch TV Prime Day deals: LG, Sony, TCL, Vizio

65-inch TV deals are perfect for those who want the middle-ground in TV sizes, and these Prime Day TV deals are the perfect opportunity to pick one up.
Best Prime Day Deals

Best Prime Day TV deals still available: Sony, Samsung, TCL

This year's Prime Day 4K TV deals are dwindling out. We've picked out the best deals still available on our favorite 4K, QLED and OLED TVs.
The Samsung QN800C QLED 8K TV set up on a media cabinet in a living room.

Best 75-inch TV Prime Day deals: Gorgeous QLEDs under $600

If you're on the hunt for 75-inch TV Prime Day deals, this is the page you've been looking for. Check out our recommendations, as well as our shopping advice.
Best Prime Day Deals

Best Prime Day Apple deals still available: AirPods, MacBooks, iPads

The Prime Day Apple deals of this year are sticking around after the event, so if you're planning to buy a particular Apple device, now is your last chance.
Walmart store logo at night.

Best Walmart Prime Day deals still available: TVs cheaper than Amazon

Walmart Prime Day deals are sticking around longer than the officially labeled Amazon ones. Here are the best offers still available.
The Toshiba 65-inch C350 Series LED 4K Fire TV on a white background.

Amazon is selling this 55-inch 4K TV for $250 the day after Prime Day

The 55-inch Toshiba C350 Series 4K TV, which is originally priced at $370, is still on sale for only $250 from Amazon, despite Prime Day officially ending.

Best OLED TV Prime Day deals still available: 48-inch LG is $700 off

Check out our list of all the best OLED TV Prime Day deals that are still available post-holiday.
The Samsung QN900C Neo QLED 8K TV in a living room.

Prime Day QLED TV deals still available: 55-inch for $300

Upgrade your home theater setup by taking advantage of these Prime Day QLED TV deals that are still sticking around.
Best Prime Day Deals

Best Prime Day headphone deals still available: Apple, Sony, Bose

Prime Day 2024 is over. Here are the best headphone and earbud deals still available.
Best Prime Day Deals

Best Prime Day soundbar deals still available: Bose, Sony, Samsung

We've got all you need to know about the latest Prime Day soundbar deals including the remaining deals and what you should think about before buying.
A woman wearing the Beats Studio 3 wireless headphones while outdoors.

Walmart is trying to get rid of the Beats Studio 3 post-Prime Day

Walmart is still selling the Beats Studio 3 wireless headphones with noise canceling for an affordable price of $129, even though Prime Day officially ended.
2024 TCL QM7 4K mini-LED TV.

This TCL 65-inch TV is still discounted to $700 from $1,100

The 65-inch TCL QM7 Series 4K TV, which has an original price of $1,100, is down to $700 from Best Buy in a Prime Day deal that is still available right now.

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Phil spent the 2000s making newspapers with the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, the 2010s with Android Central and then the personality behind Modern Dad, and is currently an editor with Digital Trends. Phil’s online work has taken him all over the United States, as well as Europe and Asia.

When he’s not writing, editing, or shooting video, Phil serves as president of the Pensacola Youth Soccer 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has worked on multiple local political campaigns and is a part-time photographer and videographer. He’s also a candidate for Pensacola City Council, District 1.

Phil is a native of Pensacola, where he resides with his wife, daughters and a dog named Max.

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