Home Theater

Time for a TV upgrade? Here’s what you need to know about 4K Ultra HD TV

Ultra HD 4K has quickly taken over the world of TVs. But what is Ultra HD 4K, how does it work, and most importantly, should you upgrade, or keep your old TV? We explain it all right here.
Home Theater

Reasons not to mount a TV over your fireplace (and other helpful tips)

Mounting a TV above your fireplace may be popular and it might even seem appealing, but we have some concerns. We've got a list of reasons why placing your digital picture machine over a fire should be avoided, if at all possible.
Home Theater

OLED or LED? We pick the winner in the battle of competing TV tech

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance, and capabilities. Which technology wins when you pit OLED versus LED in a TV?
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How to crack the code and find the best TV resolution for your needs

720p? 1080p? 4K UHD? What does it all mean? Choosing the best resolution for your TV can be tough, but fear not: We’ll break down the dirty details and help you figure out the right resolution for you.
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Here’s how to mirror your smartphone or tablet onto your TV

A vast arsenal of devices exists to allow sending anything on your mobile device to your TV. Our in-depth guide shows you how to mirror content from your smartphone or tablet to the big screen from virtually any device available.
Home Theater

Demystify home audio with our ultimate A/V receiver buying guide

Today's A/V receivers are packed with lots of advanced technology and just plain cool features. From understanding watt ratings to Wi-Fi, we explain how to buy one that will last you for years in our ultimate A/V receiver buying guide.

This 40-inch Roku smart TV is only $200 on Amazon right now

Whether you're looking for a TV for your living room, or a smaller option for other rooms in your home, you aren't going to find a lower price than $200. With the added benefit of Roku integration, this TCL TV deal is practically a steal.
Home Theater

The best TV deals for Prime Day 2018 will have you watching shows in style

With Prime Day upon us, it's time to decide whether you need a shiny new TV to make your living room sparkle. We've rounded up the best deals on Amazon to get you a crazy good price on an awesome new TV.
Movies & TV

Boardroom shakeup may indicate that trouble is brewing at TiVo

Tivo could be in trouble. Two of the company's executives have resigned in the space of a couple of months. Following CEO Enrique Rodriguez's departure, the company's stock fell by about four percent.
Home Theater

Learn to set up a Chromecast and turn any TV into the ultimate streaming machine

Google's Chromecast is one of the most economical streaming devices, allowing you to stream content to any modern TV, but getting started can be a bit troublesome. Here's how to set up a Chromecast.
Movies & TV

Jimmy O. Yang on replacing Erlich, becoming the Urkel of ‘Silicon Valley’

Jimmy O. Yang plays Jian Yang on HBO's hit comedy series Silicon Valley. He spoke about how his role expanded following the departure of series star T.J. Miller, and why he is totally fine with anyone hacking into his computer to spy on…
Movies & TV

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation launching TV division headed by ex-‘Project Runway’ boss

Jay-Z's entertainment company Roc Nation is stepping further outside of the music world, announcing that it will launch a new TV division. What the division will produce is anybody's guess, but it's hired an experienced pro to run it.
Movies & TV

The Handmaid’s Tale cast on why only Gilead’s powerful men get to use technology

The Handmaid's Tale stars Samira Wiley and Joseph Fiennes, and the show's executive producer, Warren Littlefield, discuss how technology is a form of oppression in the show, as well as scenes that are too gruesome to shoot, and what we…
Movies & TV

Reality hews too close to sci-fi dystopia for ‘Westworld’ star Jeffrey Wright

Leading up to season 2 of HBO's hit sci-fi drama Westworld, actor Jeffrey Wright discusses what to expect from the new season and how the line between humans and technology is getting blurred.
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‘Unsolved’ producer worked to find 2Pac and Biggie’s humanity, not their killers

Anthony Hemingway's new show, Unsolved: The Murders of Tupac and the Notorious B.I.G, is a true crime drama about the murders of the legendary rappers. The producer/director discusses how the show will give closure, and how it humanizes the…
Smart Home

Walmart and Handy are teaming up to make furniture assembly easier

In an effort to not be left behind in the dust, Walmart has become the newest retailer to offer in-home furniture and appliance set up for its customers. The news comes just days after Ikea announced a similar deal with TaskRabbit.
Movies & TV

‘Billions’ third season is the showdown fans have been waiting for

We previewed the first five episodes of the third season of Showtime's hit drama "Billions" before its March 25 premiere. The new season will test all of your favorite characters from the series in all new ways.
Home Theater

Make your TV pop with $40 worth of LEDs and the magic of bias lighting

One of the biggest factors affecting TV picture quality has nothing to do with your TV. It’s all about room lighting, and you’re probably doing it wrong. Bias lighting fixes that.