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Sonos Beam Gen 2 soundbar.

Sonos Beam vs. Sonos Ray: Which soundbar is best for you?

The Sonos Beam and Sonos Ray are two incredible, reasonably priced soundbars. But which one is right for you? Allow us to weigh in.

The 8 best TV deals from LG, Sony, Samsung, and more

If you're looking to take your home home entertainment to the next level with a shiny new TV, then look no further than our list of the best TV deals.
FuboTV app icon on Apple TV.

The [redacted] bits are the best part of Fubo’s sports streamer lawsuit

Fubo alleges illegal business practices kept it from being able to compete with the likes of YouTube TV and others. But the lawsuit keeps the details a secret.
YouTube TV app icon on Apple TV.

YouTube TV tips and tricks: how to get the most out Google’s live TV service

YouTube TV is the most popular option for cord-cutters, and that means you need to know these YouTube TV tips and tricks.
The Jabra Enhance Plus earbuds snap together magnetically.

Best over-the-counter hearing aids for 2024

OTC hearing aids provide hearing solutions at a fraction of the price compared to prescription versions. Here are the best on the market from top brands.
A trio of Amazon Fire TV remote controls held in a hand in front of a television.

How to reset an Amazon Fire TV remote in less than 2 minutes

If you need to reset your Amazon Fire TV remote, it should take just a button press and a couple minutes of your time.
The Apple TV 4K standing vertically with the Apple logo showing from the front

The most common Apple TV problems and how to fix them

The Apple TV is a terrific streaming device, but it can get glitchy now and then. Here's a guide to some of the most common Apple TV issues and how to fix them.
The KEF KC92 subwoofer.

KEF just let the dogs out with its new KC92 and Kube MIE subwoofers

British speaker manufacturer KEF today announced five new subwoofers: the KC92 and a lineup of four new Kube MIE subs ranging from 8 to 15 inches.
Wiim Amp next to a speaker.

Look out, Sonos — Wiim Amp is your favorite speakers’ new best friend

The Wiim Amp is compact, stylish, easy to use, and ridiculously full-featured. For all your audio needs, just add speakers.
Apple Music Replay screenshots via Apple.

Apple Music just got a cool feature you won’t find on Spotify

You no longer need to wait until the end of the year to experience Apple Music Replay. The feature that tracks your listening habits is now offered monthly.
Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro.

Samsung adding Auracast and 360 Audio to more TVs, phones, and earbuds

Samsung is expanding the capability of its phones, tablets, TVs, and earbuds, adding Auracast, 360 Audio, and fast switching.
The Vizio SmartCast homescreen.

Walmart buys Vizio — and its ad and data business — for $2.3 billion

The rumors were true. Walmart is scooping up TV maker Vizio for $2.3 billion in stock — and with it, Vizio's strong advertising and data business.
The TCL Q6 television as seen in a press lifestyle picture.

Best Presidents’ Day TV deals: LG, Sony, Samsung, and more

We've rounded up the best Presidents' Day TV deals here, which includes amazing discounts on TVs that are made by popular brands like LG, Sony, and Samsung.
The Bose Smart Soundbar 900.

Best Presidents’ Day soundbar deals: Samsung, Bose, and more

Vizio, Samsung, and Bose are highlighted in our roundup of the best Presidents' Day soundbar deals, so feel free to take a look at the available discounts.
People stare at the camera in The Tourist.

The best hidden gems on Netflix right now

The best hidden gems on Netflix in February include The Vince Staples Show, One Day, The Tourist, Detective Forst, Boy Swallows Universe, and more.
A Digital Trends story seen on an iPhone in front of loose change.

The streaming services will continue to nickel-and-dime us all — because they can

As online services fight for every single dollar — sometimes by less-than-scrupulous means — the only way we can fight back is by canceling.
The LG CineBeam HU70LAB 4K projector on a white background.

Amazon just knocked $503 off this 140-inch LG 4K projector

The LG CineBeam HU70LAB 4K projector, which can project 4K Ultra HD videos as large as 140 inches, is currently available from Amazon with a $503 discount.
RCA universal remotes.

How to program an RCA universal remote

Before you can reap the benefits of controlling your entire home theater setup from an RCA universal remote, you need to set it up. Here are the easiest ways.
Sonos Move 2 in white on green park bench.

11 Sonos tips, tricks, and little-known features

Interested in getting the most out of your Sonos speakers? These are the tips and tricks you need to know when using a Sonos speaker for top-tier audio.
Lionel Messi seen on a promo for MLS Season Pass on a TV.

Apple reportedly had 2 million subscribers to MLS Season Pass in 2023

Apple doesn't release numbers itself, but the Sports Business Journal reports that MLS Season Pass finished 2023 with a total of 2 million subscribers.
The previous channel feature on YouTube TV on a TV.

This long-awaited YouTube TV feature is a channel-flipper’s dream

In testing for some time, YouTube TV appears to have flipped the switch on a feature that makes it easy to flip back and forth between two channels.
A living room with two people watching TV with the Vizio V-Series 2.1 Home Theater Soundbar and subwoofer underneath.

How to clean your TV screen

Dirty TV screen? You can clean your TV screen quickly without any special supplies. This simple guide will show you how to whip up a cleaning solution.
The Anker NEBULA Capsule.

This portable projector is about the size of can of La Croix, and it’s $60 off

The Anker Nebula Capsule portable projector is just as big as a cola can, but it can project images of up to 100 inches. It's on sale from Amazon for only $240.
The Netflix home screen.

23 of the best Netflix hacks, tips, and tricks

Netflix's tried-and-true formula hardly begs for improvement, but you can get even more out of your subscription with these tips and tricks for all users.
Event listing for Chappel Roan on Spotify, seen on an iPhone.

Spotify just made live music a little bit better

Bandsintown is one of the best ways to see who's playing where, and when, and it's now tied directly into Spotify.
A screen from the Bleacher Report add-on on Max.

Max will serve up live sports in Dolby Vision

Live sports on Max may look a bit better than on other services, thanks to the inclusion of Dolby Vision for HDR.
Q Acoustics M40 powered micro-tower wireless audio system in walnut.

Q Acoustics’ new M40 powered towers take aim at the compact sweet spot

British speaker maker Q Acoustics has launched its new M40 powered micro tower speaker system that boasts a smaller footprint and loads of connectivity.
Simon Cohen wearing the Bose Ultra Open Earbuds.

Bose Ultra Open Earbuds review: the weird design works

Bose's unusual take on wireless earbud design provides access to music and the world around you.
What is blooming?

TV and monitor halo effect and blooming: what are they and should you care?

Sometimes your TV or monitor can let light bleed from bright areas to dark areas, causing a halo effect. Here's why it happens and what you can do about it.
Oladance OWS Sports in Hormone Yellow.

Oladance’s waterproof OWS Sports open-ear headphones target athletes

Oladance's latest open-ear headphones are fully waterproof and come with an integrated neckband.
The Kanto Ora Reference Desktop Speakers on a desk.

Kanto Audio Ora review: tiny, but mighty desktop speakers

Canadian speaker maker Kanto Audio is no stranger to small speakers that pack a punch, and the Ora Reference Desktop Speakers are no different.
The Samsung 75-inch LED 4K Smart TV on a media cabinet.

This 75-inch Samsung 4K TV is discounted from $750 to $550

Best Buy has a great Samsung 75-inch TU690T 4K TV on sale right now which is perfect for every living room.
Google Pixel Buds Pro seen in their case.

AirPods for Android? Google Pixel Buds Pro are 25% off today

The Google Pixel Pro wireless earbuds, which offer active noise cancellation and a battery life of up to 11 hours on a single charge, are $50 off from Amazon.
best TV vs. the biggest

The best TV vs. the biggest. How I finally settled the debate

It's the age-old question: Is bigger actually better? When it comes to TVs, the answer just might surprise you. It certainly surprised me.
Section Editor, Audio/Video

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.

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

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