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WiSA, the low-latency, wireless multi-channel audio standard is ready for take-off

WiSA is a wireless audio standard that promises hassle-free setup for up to 7.1-channel surround with latency as low as 2.6 millisecond, lag that's barely perceptible to humans.

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Q Acoustics Concept 300 loudspeaker review: Grand sound in a compellingly intriguing package

The company’s engineers and designers tweaked every imaginable aspect—including the stands—to enhance the performance of these high-end speakers.

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IKEA just put a Sonos speaker in a table lamp

The Swedish furniture maker also partnered with Sonos to build a low-cost wireless bookshelf speaker.

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Panasonic DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: Here’s one manufacturer that’s not bailing on Blu-ray

Streaming offers instant gratification, but only a high-end Blu-ray player like this can reveal just incredible your 4K TV can look.

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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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How to make the most of Roku voice controls

Everything you need to know about controlling Roku with Alexa, Google Assistant, or your voice remote.

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Best TVs: Our top picks, plus plain-language explanations of the most important specs and features

There are plenty of great smart TVs. Our guide cuts through the alphabet soup to tell everything you need to know to buy the one that's right for you.

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How to rip (copy) Blu-ray and other movies, so you can stream and archive them

As long as movies have been distributed on home media, buyers have wanted to back them up or copy them to media that's more convenient for playback or streaming. We trace the history, how copy protection works, and how to circumvent...

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Channels DVR review: A powerful but pricey DVR for discerning cord-cutters

Channels DVR gets a lot of little things right, but the price is wrong.

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one rises to the top.

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How to choose a TV antenna

Attention cord cutters: This in-depth guide to HDTV antenna tech will help you find just the right model for tuning in free over-the-air broadcasts.

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Marseille mCable Cinema Edition review: This expensive HDMI cable is mostly worth it

The Marseille mCable Cinema Edition is great for upscaling DVD, Blu-ray, and even TV, but we can't recommend it for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players because it doesn't support HDCP 2.2.

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Q Acoustics’ Concept 300, first impressions: These speakers make a bold statement

The out-of-this-world tripods they rest on render them more like tower speakers than bookshelf models.

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The first Sonos architectural speakers are available for preorder

The Sonos multi-room audio company has partnered with Sonance to design in-wall and outdoor passive speakers for its Sonos Amp.

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Best soundbars to improve your TV's audio

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.

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Harman Kardon Enchant 800 soundbar review: There are many better values in home audio

This Harman Kardon soundbar beats the audio quality of a TV's onboard speakers, but other options offer far better value.

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Winegard FlatWave Amped indoor TV antenna review: This one pulls in the channels

The FlatWave Amped (model FL-5500A) is one of a series of small, lightweight indoor antennas in Winegard's collection.

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