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How virtual 3D sound will amp up 2020 soundbars—even the cheap ones

If you buy a new soundbar in 2020, there’s a decent chance it’ll have DTS Virtual:X and/or virtualized Dolby Atmos onboard.

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Klipsch’s upcoming Bar 54 soundbar features Dolby Atmos and eARC support

Announced at CES, Klipsch’s latest high-end soundbar supports lossless audio formats over a TV’s HDMI-eARC connection.

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TiVo's unreleased Roku and Apple TV apps are "in limbo"

TiVo's Roku and Apple TV apps are on the backburner as TiVo's priorities shift.

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Sony adds a 48-inch OLED and a new 8K UHD LCD to its 2020 TV offerings

Sony continues to improve its highly rated top-of-the-line TVs and adds a new 8K UHD as well as a 48-inch OLED to its lineup

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TCL’s impressive 3.1-channel Dolby Atmos soundbar is on track for 'early' 2020

The Alto 9+ uses acoustic reflectors to deliver immersive 3D sound without upfiring drivers, and it’s also the first “Roku TV Ready”-certified soundbar.

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Hisense says it has a dual-cell LCD panel at CES that will compete with OLED tech—for a lot less cash

Quantum dots invade Hisense's H8 series, and the dual-cell (two LCD layers) LED TVs are slated to arrive for the fall football season.

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JBL’s Bar 9.1 soundbar boasts Dolby Atmos, along with truly wireless surround speakers

JBL’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar comes with battery-powered surround speakers that can be placed anywhere in your living room.

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Samsung’s high-end 2020 soundbars will work together with Samsung TV speakers

Just unwrapped at CES, the latest soundbars from Samsung will also boast onboard Alexa, as well as shorter, narrower designs.

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Samsung ups its 8K UHD game at CES and extends its Frame and The Wall lineups, too

Samsung updates its 8K UHD, adds additional size options to its Frame and micro-LED 'The Wall' series, and improves the brains in its smart TVs.

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Vizio shows off a nifty soundbar at CES that has auto-rotating upfiring drivers

When they’re not in use for Dolby Atmos or DTS:X height channels, the upfiring drivers for the Vizio Elevate soundbar can swivel toward the listener in stereo mode.

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Vizio trumpets its move into the OLED TV market at CES

Vizio says it has improvements across its A/V product line for CES, but the company's first OLED TV is the really big news.

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Relative unknown Konka jumps into the U.S. TV market with quantum dot and OLED models

A newcomer to the U.S., Konka is the fifth largest TV manufacturer in China.

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LG expands its 8K smart TV lineup and gets "real"

If LG's new OLED and LCD TVs deliver "Real 8K," does that mean every other TV manufacturer is faking 8K? Nope. There is no new standard, This is simply marketing.

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Best universal remote control

Which remote control is the best companion for your smart TV and the rest of your entertainment system.

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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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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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LG’s premium soundbars add AI room correction and eARC support in 2020

The new top-of-the-line soundbars from LG will automatically optimize their sound according to the acoustics of the room, and they’ll also support lossless audio via their HDMI eARC ports.

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Denon DHT-S716H soundbar review: This pricey 3.0-channel soundbar packs an impressive punch

While it lacks Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support, this Denon soundbar boasts rich, detailed, and surprisingly deep sound given its lack of a subwoofer.

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