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Amazon Echo Buds 2 in charging case.

Amazon adds audio personalization to Echo Buds 2

Amazon adds audio personalization to Echo Buds 2

Amazon's noise-canceling earbuds get a more personalized audio experience via the Alexa app.
Women running wearing earbuds.

The best headphones for running in 2023

The best headphones for running in 2023

A great pair of running headphones can take the sweat and still sound sweet during your workout. That's why we've assembled the best choices for all budgets.
Sonos Arc Dolby Atmos Soundbar in white with Sub

The best Dolby Atmos soundbars for 2023

The best Dolby Atmos soundbars for 2023

Looking for next-level home theater sound? Dolby Atmos-equipped soundbars offer immersive 3D sound. We've rounded up some of the best at a variety of budgets.
The Klipsch Reference Series 12 R-121SW set up next to a table.

The best subwoofers you can buy in 2023

The best subwoofers you can buy in 2023

The best subwoofers make sure you don't just hear your favorite movies — you feel them too. If you're looking to add more rumble, these are the best picks!
Disney+ app on the iPad Air 5.

Disney Plus Free Trial: Can you watch for free in 2023?

Disney Plus Free Trial: Can you watch for free in 2023?

There isn't a Disney Plus free trial -- at least not in the United States. The one-week free trial offer was suspended stateside in June 2020.
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Should you mount your TV above a fireplace?

Should you mount your TV above a fireplace?

Designers and homeowners love mounting TVs above fireplaces. But for the sake of your health and the health of your TV, don't do it.
The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 in black and green.

OnePlus Buds Pro 2 to support Android’s new spatial audio feature

OnePlus Buds Pro 2 to support Android’s new spatial audio feature

OnePlus says its latest earbuds will be among the first to take advantage of Google's new spatial audio feature in Android 13.
Nest Hub Max in the kitchen.

Why the Nest Hub Max still rocks as a kitchen TV

Why the Nest Hub Max still rocks as a kitchen TV

It's getting up there in age, but the Nest Hub Max is still an excellent option for a television in the kitchen.
The Sony UBP-X700M player.

The best Blu-ray players for 2023

The best Blu-ray players for 2023

Blu-ray discs still offer the best sound and picture quality, and these Blu-ray players are the best way to play them.
The KEF Q750 speaker in white.

The best speakers for 2023: great hi-fi options for music and more

The best speakers for 2023: great hi-fi options for music and more

From critical music listening to furniture-shaking home theater, a great pair of speakers can make all the difference. We found the top picks on the market.
A bunch of HDMI cables.

The best HDMI cables you can buy in 2023

The best HDMI cables you can buy in 2023

A sturdy, reliable, and fast HDMI cable doesn't need to cost a fortune. Here's all you need to know about HDMI cables and some suggestions for good ones to buy.
Amazon Echo Show 15 showing Fire TV experience, with an Amazon Fire TV voice remote in the foreground.

I replaced my kitchen TV with an Echo Show 15 — and I kinda liked it

I replaced my kitchen TV with an Echo Show 15 — and I kinda liked it

The Echo Show 15 is mostly meant as a picture frame that has Alexa built-in. But can the recently added Fire TV experience turn it into a TV? We found out.
The LG 77 Class A2 Series OLED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV on its home screen.

This massive OLED TV has a $1,000 price cut at Best Buy today

This massive OLED TV has a $1,000 price cut at Best Buy today

The LG Class A2 Series OLED 4K TV is $1,000 off right now. Get the massive 77-inch, 45-pound TV (that also has a lot of brain power) now while this deal lasts.
A Logitech speaker sitting beside a desktop computer.

The best gaming speakers for 2023

The best gaming speakers for 2023

Picking the best gaming speakers means determining what's most important. Need RGB lighting? On a tight budget? These are our favorites to help you decide.
A family watching the LG CineBeam Portable Projector.

LG’s latest portable CineBeam Projector now available for $600

LG’s latest portable CineBeam Projector now available for $600

The CineBeam Smart Portable Projector is aimed at making it easy to take up to a 120-inch picture from one room to another with minimal effort.
Samsung Premiere UST Projector.

The best home theater projectors you can buy in 2023

The best home theater projectors you can buy in 2023

Home theater projectors can deliver an awesome big-screen experience, offering some of the most impressive visuals out there. Here, we've rounded up the best.
amazon music expands prime membership expansion

Amazon Music Unlimited is getting more expensive in 2023

Amazon Music Unlimited is getting more expensive in 2023

Amazon is raising prices on its Amazon Music Unlimited subscriptions in February 2023 following a similar move from Apple in 2022.
Anker Soundcore Rave Neo Portable Speaker on a white background.

Save 50% off this loud portable Bluetooth speaker from Anker today

Save 50% off this loud portable Bluetooth speaker from Anker today

The Anker Soundcore Rave Neo Portable Speaker usually runs for $140, but today you can get it for just $69. Listen to your music and rave out via Bluetooth!
Netflix app icon on Apple TV.

Netflix to expand paid password sharing in Q1

Netflix to expand paid password sharing in Q1

Netflix says it'll expand its program that aims to curb password sharing — but it didn't give too many more details.
Hisense PX1 Pro Laser TV.

What is a laser TV?

What is a laser TV?

If you want the biggest image possible, for the best price, you want a laser TV. Here's what you need to know.
The Sansui S50VU1A with app bar at the bottom and displaying a beachside sunset.

This 50-inch Android TV is usually $499, but today it’s just $230

This 50-inch Android TV is usually $499, but today it’s just $230

The Sansui S50V1UA is a 50-inch TV with a 3840 x 2160 resolution and a deal for over 50% off. The LED screen is suitable for viewing from "virtually anywhere."
SofaBaton U1 Universal Remote

The best universal remote for 2023

The best universal remote for 2023

The Logitech Harmony is no more, but there are still some very good universal remotes for your multi-device home theater setups. We've got four recommendations.
A glowing blue and purple on the LG C2 OLED.

Get Super Bowl ready with this 65-inch LG C2 OLED TV – now $800 off

Get Super Bowl ready with this 65-inch LG C2 OLED TV – now $800 off

The gorgeous LG 65-inch C2 OLED is currently on sale, and it's one of the best TVs you can buy today.
The Kinivo 550BN HDMI switcher.

The best HDMI switchers for 2023

The best HDMI switchers for 2023

Running out of HDMI ports on your TV or A/V receiver? Not a problem. Consider adding one of the best HDMI switchers to your home theater to gain more inputs.
SiriusXM app on Vizio Smartcast.

SiriusXM now has an app for Vizio TVs

SiriusXM now has an app for Vizio TVs

You can now stream all the SiriusXM you want, directly from your Vizio TV.
Audio-Technica ATH-TWX9.

Audio-Technica ATH-TWX9 review: like AirPods Pro with hi-fi sound

Audio-Technica ATH-TWX9 review: like AirPods Pro with hi-fi sound

Audio-Technica's new ATH-TWX9 flagship earbuds might look a little like the AirPods Pro, but their sound and style set them apart.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever promo art.

What’s new on Disney+ in February 2023

What’s new on Disney+ in February 2023

Disney+ continues to flesh out its library with satisfying value, thanks to added content from Star Wars, the latest MCU theatrical venture, and more.
Christian Bale holds a lantern in The Pale Blue Eye.

The best Netflix original movies right now

The best Netflix original movies right now

From moody mysteries to hysterical comedies, these original movies are the best Netflix has to offer.
Handoff between Apple iPhone and Apple HomePod second-gen.

The new HomePod is still too expensive, which is exactly how Apple wants it

The new HomePod is still too expensive, which is exactly how Apple wants it

The new 2023 Apple HomePod shaves $50 off the old price, but still finds itself looking down its nose at the competition.
Woman wearing Oddict Twig earbuds.

Best earbuds for making phone calls for 2023

Best earbuds for making phone calls for 2023

Want to quickly narrow down the best earbuds for making and taking phone calls? We've rounded up a list of the top picks with pros and cons for each.
Apple HomePod second-gen.

The Apple HomePod is back, with new smarts, and a lower price

The Apple HomePod is back, with new smarts, and a lower price

Apple has launched a second-gen version of its discontinued HomePod for $299, with better audio and deeper smart home integration.
Stephan James and KiKi Layne stare at the camera in a scene from If Beale Street Could Talk.

The best Black movies on Netflix right now

The best Black movies on Netflix right now

Netflix's Black Stories collection is home to a number of outstanding Black films that illuminate, honor, and explore the Black experience.
The Samsung 70-inch Class 7 Series 4K TV in a living room.

This Samsung 75-inch 4K TV just got a big price cut — but hurry!

This Samsung 75-inch 4K TV just got a big price cut — but hurry!

With great picture quality and a large display, this Samsung 75-inch 4K TV is ideal for movie lovers and it's on sale now at Best Buy.
Two men from the Wu-Tang Clan in a scene from the docuseries An American Saga on Hulu.

What’s new on Hulu in February and what’s leaving soon

What’s new on Hulu in February and what’s leaving soon

Here is the complete list of what's new on Hulu and what's leaving in February 2023, including original films and series, as well as classic favorites.
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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.

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

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