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Chromecast main
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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Home Theater
 
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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Home Theater
 
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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Home Theater
 
Co-Star main
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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Home Theater
 
JOLT TV Antenna Amplifier
JOLT TV Antenna Amplifier
JOLT TV Antenna Amplifier

Mohu JOLT TV Antenna Amplifier Review

Free TV is good TV. It’s a simple mantra that is all but lost in today’s world of cable TV boxes, satellite receivers and Internet apps accessing TV programs. But the fact remains that watching a high-definition TV show doesn’t...
 
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LG NB3730A Soundbar
LG NB3730A Soundbar
LG NB3730A Soundbar

LG NB3730A 300W 2.1 Smart Soundbar Review

Those slim flat panel TVs look great, but sound, not so much because there’s not room for big speakers or big amplification. That’s what makes a sound bar a good investment -- sound is just as important as a great picture. LG’s...
 
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Home Theater
 
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar

Sonos Playbar Soundbar Review

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I love Sonos.  And while I'll gladly welcome any new product from the wireless speaker company, I have to be honest and convey my skepticism when they revealed that they had in fact be...
 
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Home Theater
 
Surround Master
Surround Master
Surround Master

Involve Audio Surround Master SM-465 Review

I still remember when Dolby sent me their first “surround sound” processor back in the 1980’s. They said that their processor could “extract” ambient sound from within a recording to create a wider sound-field. And that it didn...
 
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DB8e_Front_Hero-1
DB8e_Front_Hero-1
DB8e_Front_Hero-1

DB8e Ultra Long Range Outdoor DTV Antenna Review

A lot of people have come to terms with paying for TV -- as in having a subscription service for a cable box or satellite.  But free TV -- high-definition --only requires a competent antenna, because digital technology means yo...
 
HDTV
 
Sky HDTV Antenna in attic
Sky HDTV Antenna in attic
Sky HDTV Antenna in attic

mohu Sky HDTV Antenna Review

Having a TV antenna was once a requirement for watching television -- pictures of houses in the 1950’s had vertical poles reaching up to the sky almost without exception. Today the main purpose of an antenna has been watered do...

 
Home Theater
 
Tivo Mini
Tivo Mini
Tivo Mini

Tivo Mini Meta Review

Despite the onslaught of set-top boxes allowing TV watchers to access a myriad of shows on demand, TiVo has survived.  But just barely.  Factor in cable boxes with built-in functionally at a lower cost and it's a bit baffling t...
 
Editor's Pick
 
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar
Sonos Playbar

Ears on with the Sonos Playbar, Is It Worth $699?

Consuming music has never been easier thanks to the wide swath of devices that support a myriad of services.  Options range from the tried and tested Apple iTunes store, to MOG, to Rhapsody, to the darling of music startups Spo...