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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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Software fix for Sonos Arc bass bug is on the way

The iffy bass performance of the Sonos Arc soundbar could be fixed as early as next week, courtesy of a software update.

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Sonos Arc: A Dolby Atmos performance evaluation

Make sure your TV supports eARC if you want to experience Dolby Atmos on the Sonos Arc soundbar.

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Channel Master Smartenna+ review: This TV antenna tunes itself to pull in all the channels it can

Lots of companies call their products “smart,” but it’s more than hyperbole in this case.

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Samsung Q90T 4K UHD TV review: Samsung tweaks an already great smart TV

Samsung's Q90T is a minor but welcome improvement over what was already one of the best 4K UHD LCD TVs on the market. The bigger news might be that Samsung has ditched the One Connect breakout box.

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Definitive Technology Studio Slim soundbar review: Its skinny form factor doesn't compromise its sonic punch

This soundbar delivers an unexpectedly strong punch given its thin proportions, and it supports Chromecast, too.

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Belkin SurgePlus USB Wall Mount surge protector review: This compact outlet-mounted gadget checks all the boxes

This compact surge protector hugs the wall, so it takes up much less space than an outlet strip. And it has integrated 2.1A USB charging ports, too.

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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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SunBriteTV’s outdoor Pro 2 Series 4K HDR TV is designed to weather the elements

The updated Pro 2 4K TV from SunBriteTV features its own heating and cooling systems, as well as a built-in media cabinet.

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Roku rolls out a programming guide for its free streaming TV channels

The new programming grid for The Roku Channel will arrive following the launch of about 30 new streaming TV channels.

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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box gets support for IR remotes, Dolby Vision/HDR10+, and voice control

The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box can now be controlled with a third-party infrared remote control or with voice commands via Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri.

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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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Samsung’s 2020 soundbar lineup to be offered for sale starting this month

First revealed at CES, Samsung’s latest high-end soundbars work together with the speakers on Samsung TVs.

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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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Sony's 3.1-channel HT-G700 soundbar boasts Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support

This new mid-range soundbar from Sony delivers object-based Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio without the need for upfiring drivers.

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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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Enclave Audio CineHome Pro review: A great home theater audio system—for the right audience

The Enclave Audio CineHome Pro is a true 5.1 surround-sound system that's also truly wireless, but it’s more suitable for streaming media than pairing with a Blu-ray player.

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Rumors point to a new Sonos Playbar with Dolby Atmos, plus refreshed Play:5 and Sub

Is a new HDMI-equipped Playbar finally about to happen?

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