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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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TCL Alto 7+ soundbar review: You’ll get more than you paid for, but less than you might wish for

Buying a super-cheap 4K TV this year? This is the soundbar to go with it.

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4K HDMI cables: How to cut through the marketing lingo and figure out what you actually need

You probably don’t need to buy a HDMI cable to go with your new TV, but here’s how to tell for sure.

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DALI Rubicon 6 speaker review: Staking claim to a sonic empire?

DALI's floor-standing Rubicon 6 speakers deliver the sonic goods. But you'll need to be a well-heeled audiophile willing to pony up $5,499 for a pair of them.

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Vizio P-Series Quantum X 4K UHD TV review: Color galore and brightness to the moon, but those aliasing issues...

Depending on what you watch, Vizio's P-Series Quantum X TV can be either astonishingly vivid, or mildly annoying. A ton of peak brightness, quantum dot color, and poor anti-aliasing will do that.

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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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Best Buy is selling a 43-inch 4K HDR TV for a crazy-low $180 today

Best Buy is selling a HiSense 4K TV with HDR and Android TV for just $180 today.

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Hisense H9F 4K UHD TV review: Great color and HDR for not a whole lot of money

The Hisense H9F, with first-rate color and HDR, is one of the best TVs in its class. However, detail acuity and blacks aren't as strong.

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Sony’s HT-Z9F 3.1 soundbar boasts Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support, and it’s $200 off for Black Friday week

We also found some sweet Black Friday soundbar deals from Samsung, Vizio, Yamaha, and more.

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Austere VII Series surge protector review: Beautiful protection preciously priced

You can buy a great surge protector for less than $50, so what makes this one worth $200?

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Best surge protector: Reviews and buying advice

Far better than ordinary power strips, these products will protect your expensive electronics from dangerous power spikes. We'll help you pick the right one for your home or small office.

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Enclave Audio announces the first THX Certified and WiSA Certified wireless home theater speaker system

The $1,500 CineHome Pro system marks the first WiSA-enabled 5.1 speaker set to be THX-certified.

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TiVo Edge review: A once-great DVR in decline

The TiVo Edge DVR is new and improved, yet the experience is still sliding backwards.

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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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The best bias lighting for TVs and computer monitors: An easy way to boost contrast and ease eyestrain

Read on for reviews of some of the best bias lighting kits we’ve tested, along with what to look for in bias lighting for a TV.

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Nvidia Shield TV (2019) review: This great media streamer is still just a little nerdy

The Nvidia Shield TV is still the best Android TV box, and it's not just for techies anymore.

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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box review: Want to make your Hue lights sync with your TV? Here's the answer

This compact device does an impressive job of syncing your Hue lights with your TV without any detectable latency, but it’s pricey, and there’s no remote.

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. AT&T TV Now, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to Sling TV? Or YouTube TV? Or FuboTV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and several rise to the top.

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