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News, reviews, and discussion about the entire A/V world, ranging from 4K TVs and home theater setups to the latest in headphone technology and speakers.

Spotify's EQ adjustment feature in its app.

How to fine-tune your Spotify equalizer settings for sweet sound

Want to add a little more bass to your favorite Spotify tracks? Here’s how to access and adjust Spotify’s custom EQ and audio presets.
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Best Prime Day soundbar deals in 2024: Bose, Sony, Samsung

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Best Prime Day headphone deals in 2024: Apple, Sony, Bose

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Best Prime Day Apple deals in 2024: AirPods, MacBooks, iPads

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Best Prime Day 4K TV deals in 2024: Sony, Samsung, TCL and more

The TCL Q5 4K QLED TV on a white background.

Best Buy is selling this 55-inch QLED TV for $300 today

Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 Pro, in front of case.

How to preorder Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 for as cheap as $150

Samsung QN95C

This gorgeous 75-inch Samsung 8K TV is $1,500 off right now

2023 Samsung HW-Q990C.

This Samsung 11.1.4-channel soundbar has an early Prime Day deal

2024 TCL S5 4K TV.

Best TCL Prime Day deals: 55-inch 4K TV for $250

A press image of the Samsung 83-inch S90C OLED television.

The giant 77-inch Samsung S90C OLED TV has a $1,300 price cut

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This $3 app made my Sonos system usable again

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Apple AirPods 3.

Hurry! AirPods 3 are down to $129 at Walmart for just a few more hours

Want a brand-new pair of Apple AirPods? The third-generation version of these popular buds are on sale at Walmart for just $130!
The LG B3 Series OLED 4K TV in the living room.

Save $1,500 on this 77-inch OLED TV during LG’s version of Prime Day

Get an OLED TV for much cheaper than usual by taking advantage of LG's $1,500 discount for the 77-inch LG B3 OLED 4K TV, which lowers its price to only $1,800.
Prime Day 2022 tv deals graphic.

55-inch TV Prime Day deals: 4K TVs starting at $210

Is the 55-inch TV the "just right" TV size for you? Well, then, you'll love these "just right" Prime Day prices. These are the 55-inch TVs we love, gone cheap.
Leaked image of the purported next Sonos soundbar codenamed, Lasso.

Can a new soundbar fix Sonos’ self-inflicted wounds?

Sonos may soon release a follow-up to the popular Sonos Arc soundbar, but will it be enough to revive the company's battered reputation?
The Insignia 50-inch F30 Series 4K Smart Fire TV hangs in a living room.

This 50-inch TV is only $190 during Amazon’s early Prime Day sale

Have you been shopping for a new TV? Right now, you can take home the Insignia 50-inch F30 4K TV as part of Amazon’s pre-Prime Day markdowns!
A stylized image of metallic blue paint being poured over hand shown on a a TCL QM8.

Best gaming TVs of 2024 for Xbox Series X, PS5, and more

HDR, motion performance, and resolution are just a few considerations to make when shopping for a gaming TV. Here are a handful of our favorite models for 2024.
Toshiba 55-inch-class C350 series 4K smart Fire TV on a gray shelf and light gray background.

Get a 75-inch TV for under $500 in early Prime Day deals

The 75-inch Toshiba C350 Series 4K TV is massive, but it's incredibly affordable for its discounted price of $450 in an early Prime Day deal from Best Buy.
TCL 2024 Q6-Pro 4K LED TV.

This 65-inch QLED TV is under $400 during the Walmart Deals sale

Save $100 when you purchase the TCL 65-inch Q6 Series at Walmart. Features include 4K resolution, Google TV, and voice assistant compatibility.
Paramount Plus as seen on a TV.

Now that the Skydance deal is (nearly) done, what happens to Paramount+?

As a company, Paramount is (probably) about to go through some major changes. But execs say that the Paramount+ streaming service isn't going anywhere.
Apple AirPods Pro wireless earbuds 2nd gen

Grab AirPods for just $69 during the Walmart Deals sale

The Apple AirPods 2 are on sale at Walmart for only $70. Take advantage of this excellent offer before the deal vanishes!
HIBY R4 digital audio player worn on lanyard with style

HiBy high-fidelity audio devices are bringing the punk back to portable audio

HiBy offers some remarkable high-fidelity audio devices like portable media players, amplifiers, and much more. Learn all about its latest release here.
Bose QuietComfort Ultra Earbuds in front of charging case.

Bose finally updates its wireless earbuds with Bluetooth Multipoint

Bose adds an in-demand feature to its flagship open and noise-canceling wireless earbuds.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 3 Pro and Galaxy Buds 3, in their cases with lids open.

Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds 3 and Buds 3 Pro are like AirPods with AI smarts

Samsung's heavily leaked Galaxy Buds 3 and Buds 3 Pro got their official launch. And they don't just look like Apple's AirPods. They're similarly priced, too.
Denon Home Amp seen next to a Denon turntable.

Denon Home Amp adds HDMI eARC, Dolby Audio to HEOS systems

Denon's wireless multiroom audio ecosystem now has a Sonos Amp competitor.
A shot of mountains on the TCL Q7 Series.

The 7 best TVs for under $1,000 for 2024

If you’ve been thinking about buying a new TV, but hate the idea of spending upwards of $1,000, here are seven excellent sets that all cost less than a grand.
Spotify app library screen.

How to make a collaborative playlist in Spotify

Did you know that Spotify allows you to create, share, and edit Collaborative Playlists with friends? We're here to walk you through it.
Cambridge Audio Melomania M100 in charging case, lid open, held in hand.

Cambridge Audio Melomania M100 review: smooth sound that goes the distance

Cambridge Audio brings its AB amplification to wireless earbuds, with impressive results.
Apple TV's Insight feature showing character and music information on screen.

Apple TV’s InSight feature is ready to take on Amazon Prime Video’s X-Ray

The TV app on Apple TV is getting a new feature that easily shows the character and actor on the screen at any given time, just like Prime Video's X-Ray.
Hisense U8N

The 8 best QLED TVs for 2024

The best QLED TVs are made by the TV brands we love the most, including Samsung, Sony, and TCL. Here are 8 of our favorite models for 2024.
1More TWS Q10 wireless earbuds.

These AirPods alternatives from 1More are impossibly cheap

Can you buy a set of AirPods replacements for less than $50? What about less than $20? Yes, you certainly can.
The Philips 32-inch HD TV's Roku home screen.

Grab a new dorm room TV for $118 in the Walmart Deals sale

This 4th of July Walmart TV deal brings you a TV so cheap you won't mind trying it out. This one is for the memories over the content and great for the dorms.
The Sony Bravia XR X93L 4K Google TV hanging over a media center in a living room.

Best Sony TV deals: Save on best-in-class 4K TVs and 8K TVs

For gorgeous, high-quality TVs, one of the best brands to shop for is Sony, and right now you can save big with these Sony TV deals.

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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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