Simon Cohen

Simon Cohen

Simon Cohen covers a variety of consumer technology, but has a special passion for audio and video products, like wireless, whole-home music systems, 4K HDR TV, and surround sound technologies like Dolby Atmos. He has appeared as a guest tech expert on international TV and radio programmes, including BBC Radio, CTV News Channel, and CBC Radio. He is currently a full-time contributor to Digital Trends' Entertainment and Home Theater sections.

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Logitech’s Harmony Express remote: a steep price for simplicity

Thanks to its built-in Alexa support, Logitech's latest remote, the Harmony Express, eliminates huge button layouts with voice commands to control all of your smart home gadgets. But at $250, is it worth it?
Home Theater

Sling TV vs. YouTube TV: Which live TV streaming service is right for you?

As more people cut the cord, the inevitable question is, which live TV streaming service should you get? We take the long-time fan favorite, Sling TV and match it up against newcomer YouTube TV to see which service comes out on top.
Home Theater

Ikea’s budget-minded Symfonisk Wi-Fi speakers hide Sonos audio in plain sight

Ikea and Sonos have finally launched their wireless speaker collaboration. Starting at $110, the two models challenge what a Wi-Fi speaker looks like and costs, and could put Sonos in a huge number of new homes.
Movies & TV

ESPN Plus is a great sports companion. Here's everything you need to know

ESPN's streaming service, ESPN Plus, arrived in 2018. Despite appearances, ESPN Plus isn't a replacement for your ESPN cable channels, and it differs from other streaming apps in a few key ways. We answer all your questions in this guide.
Home Theater

Netflix’s price hikes will take effect shortly for most subscribers

We've known for a while that Netflix intends to hike its prices across all three levels of its subscription streaming service, but now we know when that will happen for most customers.
Home Theater

Tivo software update will bring automatic ad-skipping later this year

Tivo users can already jump entire commercial breaks on DVR programs with just a press of a button. But soon, you won't even have to do that: A reported planned update will include an auto-skip feature.