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FlatWave main
FlatWave main

FlatWave Mini Indoor HD Antenna Review

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he advent of cable had people applauding when it first appeared some 20+ years ago: after all, now a home that couldn’t get any TV reception from an antenna could finally watch broadcast cha...
 
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Channel Master DVR+ main
Channel Master DVR+ main

Channel Master DVR+ Review

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used to have a Replay unit in the early 90's for recording TV shows  — it was clunky and the hard drive was noisy but it worked. To record shows today you have to depend on a digital record...
 
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55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main
55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main
55430w-C2 54" 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar main

Vizio S5430w-C2 54″ 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar Review

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or the longest time the 19” color TV was the acme of size to be found in the home. Then along came flat panels and before you knew what had happened, the 42” size took over where the cathode...
 
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W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series main
W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series main

BenQ W1500 Digital Projector Home Cinema Series Review

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or a long time the only way to get a really big image at home was to have a front projector — TV sizes greater than 50-inches being scant and expensive. But since large flat-panel TVs are no...
 
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LG 29LN450W
LG 29LN450W
LG 29LN450W

LG 29LN450W 21:9 29″ Ultrawide TV Review

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hybrid is often touted as providing the best of both worlds — in the case of the LG 29LN450W 21:9 29" Ultrawide TV, a widescreen HDTV shares identity with a high-definition computer monitor....
 
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Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer& Android Platform
Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer& Android Platform
Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer& Android Platform

Sceptre SB301524W Smart Speaker Sound Bar 2.1 with Built-in Subwoofer And Android Platform Review

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he purpose of a Sound bar is to provide louder volume than that of the TV that is has been placed or mounted in front of. This simple concept — driven home by the proliferation of ever thinn...
 
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Sonos Play 1 -002
Sonos Play 1 -002
Sonos Play 1 -002

Sonos Play:1 Review

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t's really no surprise that Sonos has been growing by leaps in bounds in the last few years.  They can thank the proliferation of smart devices, relatively ubiquitous high speed internet, an...
 
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WHD3 HDMI No-Wire High Resolution HDMI main
WHD3 HDMI No-Wire High Resolution HDMI main

Knoll Systems WHD3 HDMI No-Wire High Resolution HDMI Wireless Transmission Kit Review

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ost “home theaters” aren’t in dedicated rooms but part of a living room, Great room, Den, you name it. So the electronic equipment tends to be huddled up around wherever the HDTV is placed. ...
 
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Chromecast main
Chromecast main

Google Chromecast Review

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here’s been a lot of effort directed at finding ways to transfer content from a smartphone or tablet wirelessly to the big screen (i.e., TV). The problem has been the lack of a universal sta...
 
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MS517 SmartEco Projector
MS517 SmartEco Projector
MS517 SmartEco Projector

BenQ MS517 SmartEco Projector Review

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he three biggest obstacles to using a front projector has been its physical size, the space needed between the lens and the surface on which the image is projected and the cost. BenQ’s MS517...
 
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DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher
DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher
DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher

DVDO Quick6 6 x 2 4K Ultra HD HDMI Switcher Review

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n HDTV needs to be "fed" a lot of content; hence the need for a variety of video sources being connected to it.  But most HDTVs don’t give you more than 2 or 3  HDMI inputs, and switching fr...
 
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Co-Star main
Co-Star main

VIZIO Co-Star Review

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 big selling point of today’s HDTV’s are their online capabilities. But if the one you have comes with minimal connectivity choices, or no Internet connection at all, you’ll need a stand-alo...
 
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