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The back of the M2 and M1 iPad Air models.

Best Prime Day Apple deals: What to expect in 2024

The Prime Day Apple deals of this year will start soon, so if you're planning to buy a particular Apple device, you must take advantage of the upcoming offers.
A woman in a park wearing Bose QuietComfort 45 Bluetooth wireless noise canceling headphones.

Best Bose deals: Save on soundbars, headphones, and earbuds

The JBL Boombox 3 Bluetooth speaker, placed outdoors.

Best Bluetooth speaker deals: Save on Bose, Sonos, JBL, and more

Beats Pill (2024) in Champagne/Gold and matte black.

Beats Pill (2024) speaker review: the best portable for under $200

LG 75-Inch Class UN6970 Series LED 4K UHD Smart TV

Best 75-inch TV deals: Get a big screen from $490

Vizio OLED TV

Best TV deals: LG, Sony, Samsung, TCL, and more

Ifi Audio Zen Blue 3 DAC (front).

Ifi’s latest DAC is the first to add lossless Bluetooth audio

A pair of Beats Pill speakers.

The Beats Pill is back, baby!

Roku Weekly Trivia

Roku launches Weekly Trivia game to test your pop culture mettle

Mamoudou Athie in Archive 81.

The best hidden gems on Netflix right now

The Kanto Sub8 in Matte White set up next to a chair.

The 8 best subwoofers for 2024: add boom to your movie or music room

The AWOL Vision LTV-3500 Pro projector.

AWOL Vision LTV-3500 Pro review: dazzling brightness that’s worth every penny

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Mayor of Kingstown on Paramount Plus.

Another year, another price increase for Paramount+

Paramount+ is increasing its subscription rates by as much as $2 a month for one tier in its second rate hike in about a year.
Beats Studio Pro sitting on travel case.

Best Beats headphone deals: Studio Pro, Studio Buds, Powerbeats

If you're searching for Beats headphone deals, you should check out our list of today's top offers for the brand's wireless headphones and wireless earbuds.
Beyerdynamic Verio 200.

Beyerdynamic launches its first open-ear earbuds

The German audio brand Beterdynamic has released the Verio 200, a set of open-ear earbuds targeted at active lifestyles.
The Samsung Q-Series 11.1.4-channel surround sound system set up in a luxurious living room.

Best soundbars of 2024: a sound upgrade for your TV

Ready for the next level of movie and TV show audio? Investing in one of these soundbars will enhance your QLED or OLED TV sound in more ways than one.
Old Movies In Dolby Vision & Atmos? — You Asked Ep 43

You Asked: Dolby Vision and Atmos for old movies, bad built-in audio

On today’s You Asked: Can an old movie really be in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos? Is built-in TV audio ever going to get better? And what to do with an old TV?
Chromecast with Google TV, and the Onn 4K Pro.

Best streaming devices for 2024: Apple TV, Roku, Fire TV, and more

Your TV probably already has all the apps you need to stream all your shows and movies. But you need not settle. Here are the best streaming devices for 2024.
Hisense U8N

The 13 best TVs of 2024

Whether you’re a Samsung, Sony, or LG devotee, the best TVs of 2024 are available from all three companies, along with a few other brands.
A pair of Ray-Ban Meta smartglasses on a table.

The Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses triple their recording time

If a mere 60 seconds of video recording just isn't enough, the Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses now let you capture up to 3 minutes of content at a time.
The Samsung Q-Series 11.1.4-channel surround sound system set up in a luxurious living room.

This Samsung 11.1.4-channel soundbar has a $900 price cut

Fill your living room with powerful Dolby Atmos audio with this Woot deal on a brand-new Samsung 11.1.4 HW-Q990C Soundbar.
Sonos Era 100, beside a turntable.

How to connect a turntable to a Sonos speaker

If you have a Sonos system that you want to start playing vinyl records through, we're going to show you how to connect a turntable to it.
The Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds with 2,000mAh Charging Case.

These wireless earbuds are on sale for $5 — you read that right!

This is the offer of a lifetime, friends: Score this pair of wireless earbuds for just $5. That’s five whole dollars.
The Samsung QN90C ron a media stand with white speakers.

The gorgeous 85-inch Samsung QN90C QLED TV is $2,600 off

If you want one of the top TVs we recommend today in the here and now (not formerly) for over 50% off, this is your rare chance. Buy the best QLED TV, today.
Leaked images that may show the unreleased Samsung Galaxy Buds 3.

Samsung’s next Galaxy Buds could be its most comfortable design yet

Leaked images that purport to show Samsung's Galaxy Buds 3 feature a stem-based design that looks a lot like Apple's AirPods Pro.
A close-up of the Spotify app icon.

Spotify adds new, cheaper Basic plan without the audiobooks

After increasing its prices earlier this month, Spotify today announced a new $11-per-month Basic plan that saves a bit of money but removes access to audiobooks.
amazon boxes on doorstep

Amazon deals: TVs, laptops, headphones and more

Today's best Amazon deals include discounts on laptops, TVs, tablets, coffee makers, and even a handful of Apple products.
Samsung's 65-inch Class 'The Frame' QLED 4K Smart TV displaying a famous oil painting.

The best Samsung The Frame TV deals — From just $800

Want to get your hands on one of the iconic Samsung The Frame TV deals? We have everything you need to know here, including all the best discounts live today.
TCL 6-Series Roku TV, 2022 model.

Best Amazon TV deals: Cheap TVs under $100

If you're shopping for a new 4K TV, don't overlook these Amazon TV deals. The retailer has just what you need.
A man wearing the Apple AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C and MagSafe.

How to stop Apple Music from automatically playing

Tired of Apple Music tracks firing up without you even pressing play? Here’s how to disable Autoplay for iPhones, iPads, and macOS computers.
MLS Season Pass.

Apple’s MLS Season Pass adds Catch Up feature for key plays

Apple now lets you catch up on major plays in MLS matches on MLS Season Pass with the aptly named Catch Up feature.
A person watching a Samsung TV.

Best Samsung TV deals: Save on 4K TVs, QLED TVs, OLED TVs, 8K TVs

If you're looking for a great new centerpiece for your home theater, shopping these Samsung TV deals will get you some savings along the way.
The Apple Airpods Pro in their charging case.

Best AirPods Pro deals: Get Apple’s flagship earbuds for $125

Right now you can land some massive savings on Apple's high-end earbuds, the AirPods Pro, and these are the best AirPods Pro deals for doing so.
A woman wearing the Apple AirPods Max.

Best AirPods Max deals: New and refurbished for $410

Apple's over-the-ear headphones have a few great deals that can help save you some cash. Here are the best AirPods Max deals available today.

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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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