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Samsung The Terrace Soundbar.

Samsung’s new outdoor TVs and soundbars arrive in time for summer soirées

Samsung's The Terrace lineup aims to break into the outdoor entertainment market, previously dominated by the custom installation business.

The pandemic proves ISPs have been scamming us with data caps for years

Data caps and metered internet connections have always been bogus. It just took a global pandemic to shut them down, and they thankfully aren't coming back.
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LG Gallery Series GX 4K HDR OLED TV review: Simply gorgeous

LG bridges a gap (literally and figuratively) between its OLED models with the expensive Gallery Series GX OLED TV, which can be mounted flush to the wall.
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ATSC 3.0 brings a boost to broadcast TV. Here’s how to prep for the switch

With the next big thing in antenna-based TV well on its way, now is as good a time as any to make sure you have everything you need to prepare for ATSC 3.0.
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Sonos debuts the $799 Arc, its first Dolby Atmos wireless soundbar

Today Sonos has replaced both its Playbar and Playbase speakers with the Arc, a big, bold Dolby Atmos-capable soundbar with AirPlay 2 and smart speaker options.
Sony WF-XB700 earbuds

Sony WF-XB700 earbuds review: Affordable fun

Sony's new true wireless earbuds, the WF-XB700, feature solid battery life, an IPX4 water-resistance rating, and Sony's Extra Bass branding for a cost of $130.
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Samsung Lifestyle TV: 4 TVs that fit your life AND your style


Gaming monitor vs. TV: Why a TV could be your next gaming monitor

TVs are increasingly making a strong case as an alternative to gaming monitors. Here's what new, and why you might want to make the switch.
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15 Years of YouTube: How a failed dating site became the king of online video

In 15 years on the internet, YouTube has had a massive influence on culture, politics, music, and countless other facets of life. Where does it go from here?
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Flo by Moen review: Plug leaks and save money

The Flo by Moen is a smart home water monitor that aims to protect homeowners from catastrophic water damage, encourage conservation, and save some money.
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Beats Powerbeats 4 Review: Exercise in bass

The new Beats Powerbeats 4 add an array of new features and change up the design from the Powerbeats 3 they replace, but still manage to come in at $50 less.
A man wearing the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700.

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 review

The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are meant to replace the vaunted QC 35 II. We dig into the Bose 700’s new look and sound to find out if they succeeded.
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Apple AirPods Pro vs. Samsung Galaxy Buds+

We put Apple's best wireless earbuds against the new Samsung Galaxy Buds+ to see which is the better deal.
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Watch: Go behind the scenes as Fox makes Super Bowl broadcast history

Check out our highlights from behind the scenes access at Super Bowl LIV, the first big game to be broadcast in 4K HDR. We should you what you can't see from your TV.
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How Verizon’s Super Bowl demo finally got me excited for 5G

Verizon spent 80 million dollars blanketing Miami in 5G ahead of Super Bowl LIV. What does that mean? We'll show you how 5G will enhance the fan experience for the big game.
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Super Bowl 2020: The madness and magic behind the game’s first 4K HDR broadcast

Embedded with Fox Sports, we take you to Super Bowl LIV to show you how the first 4K HDR broadcast of the event is getting put together.
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Super Bowl LIV will be broadcast in 4K HDR, but there’s a catch

Fox will broadcast Super Bowl LIV in 4K HDR through several cable and satellite operators as well as its streaming apps. But not all streaming platforms are supported. We're going behind the scenes in Miami to bring you the story behind how this event will transpire. Here's everything you need to know.
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These are the most exciting new TVs coming in 2020

We're calling it early. Based on what we saw at CES this year, we think these TV models are going to be the standouts of 2020.
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Another app? With Peacock, NBC tries to roll back the clock to cable

NBC finally unveiled Peacock, its new streaming service, during an investor event Thursday, including details on the content, availability, and pricing. I already hate it and have no plans to subscribe to either the free or paid options. Here's why it's a step backward for streaming.
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Why you should wait to buy a new 2020 TV

You may be tempted to pick up a new TV right now, but it is worth holding off for the new crop coming out later this year. The latest TVs have a flood of new features we've been eagerly awaiting, from HDMI 2.1 to ATSC 3.0. Here's why your patience will be rewarded if you wait for a 2020 model this year.
Samsung Bezel-Free 8K TV

Confirmed: Samsung bezel-free 8K TV will debut at CES 2020

It’s official: Samsung’s best TV for 2020, the 8K Q950TS, is a bezel-free beauty you must see to believe. The best news? We will be standing in front of one showing it to you in a matter of hours. But until then, let's run through what we've learned so far.
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Samsung’s new 110-inch MicroLED TV is a wall-gobbling monster

Samsung makes its first CES 2021 move, announcing a 110-inch version of its MicroLED tech that's made for use in the home.
Amazon Fire TV Cube

Amazon Fire TV Cube review

Amazon Fire TV Cube goes far beyond being an Echo/Fire TV stick hybrid. Thanks to HDMI CEC control, an IR blaster, and a new user interface, the Fire TV Cube can take even the most complicated entertainment system and simplify it so just about anyone can use it. And now it has native YouTube, too.
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Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) review

Amazon’s third-generation Echo Dot puts on some weight and comes dressed in a warmer, more welcoming design. The result is a better-looking Alexa device with good enough sound quality to deserve being called a speaker. In our Amazon Echo Dot review, we dig into what’s new and discuss whether this speaker deserves a home within your home. Turns out, the answer is probably yes.
TCL 6 Series

TCL 6-Series 4K HDR TV Review: Heir to the value throne

TCL's much-lauded 6-Series TV got an update in 2019, primarily with the addition of quantum dots, which are designed to offer a wider color gamut and richer color volume. But what else changed, and were those changes for the better? We dissected the TV to get you the answers you need.
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LG C9 OLED 4K HDR TV Review: Second best

We evaluate the new LG C9 OLED in the context of its 2019 competition, focusing on new features like HDMI 2.1 and WiSA compatibility along with a newly refined user interface.
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Sony Master Series A9G 4K HDR OLED TV review: The best TV

Sony proves it's still got the goods when it comes to brilliant picture processing in the new A9G. With incredible picture performance, great upscaling, and even an impressive sound system from its innovative speaker design, the A9G is the finest 4K HDR TV we have reviewed yet, OLED or otherwise.
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TCL 8-Series mini-LED 4K HDR TV Review: Next-gen LED

It came as a surprise that TCL was the first to bring a mini-LED TV to market, but we're even more bowled over by how well this TV performs. Learn what mini-LED is, how it works, and why this TV is such a big deal.
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Sony X950G series 4K HDR Smart LED TV Review

Sony continues to stick to its studio-based roots with the X950G, a beautiful LED/LCD which brings cinematic performance at a relatively approachable price. Our full Sony X950G review digs deep into this affordable flagship.

Beats Solo Pro review: Better Beats

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LG Nano 9 (SM9000) Series 4K HDR TV review

The LG SM9000 might be a top choice for gamers, but LG's second-best LED TV leaves a lot to be desired. While there are plenty of new features, including HDMI 2.1 across all ports, there are also some troubling picture quality issues in the dark. Here's why you may want to spend your money elsewhere.
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Ultra HD Blu-ray: Everything you need to know

Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and players are a killer way to beef up your home theater. Offering high-end video and sound, from HDR to Dolby Atmos, Ultra HD Blu-rays are all about the wow factor. Here's everything you need to know about one of the most significant advances to hit home entertainment in years.
LG Z9 88-inch 8K HDR OLED TV

LG Z9 88-inch 8K HDR OLED TV review: The future of television

LG's Z9 is the largest OLED TV you can buy. It also happens to be an 8K TV. At $30,000, and with no 8K content available, it's hard to imagine why anyone should buy this TV. But that doesn't mean it isn't worth a close look. We literally get up close with the TV so you can see what we saw.
Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II review

Bose QuietComfort 35 II review

The Bose Noise Cancelling Headphone 700 may be the latest and greatest, but don’t count the company’s QC35 II out just yet. At $50 less than Bose’s new flagship, these mainstay cans still make the most sense for most people. We’ll explore just why that is in this review.