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Vizio E series 2017 (60- to 80-inch) review

The Good: The bigger Vizio E series sets offer the best picture quality available in this price range, thanks to local dimming. The Google Cast

Optoma UHD60 projector review

OUR VERDICT In a world where we’ve become accustomed to the idea of having to spend at least $5000 for a decent native 4K projector,

Roku Ultra review

OUR VERDICT Roku Ultra almost sets a new high bar for streaming video players but it’s shown up by its more cost-effective cousin, the Premiere+.

Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV: Which streamer should you buy?

Streaming video, whether it’s from Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Watch ESPN or PBS Kids, is more popular than ever. And the selection of devices to

Element EL4KAMZ17 series (Amazon Fire TV Edition) review

The Good: The Element Fire TV with Alexa delivers better built-in voice controls than any TV available, including search, playback control and smart-home command. It

Asustor AS6302T NAS Review

Pros: Easy setup Apollo Lake CPU brings much needed grunt HDMI 2.0 USB Type-C Metal construction 3 year warranty AES hardware encryption support EZ Connect

Amazon Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick

Having a hard time figuring out which streaming device is right for you? We don’t blame you. It seems like every year there are another

Yamaha RX-V583 review

The AV receiver is the audio equivalent of the Swiss army knife. Though it won’t uncork a wine bottle, it can be home to seven

JBL Playlist review

PROS Solid build and eye-catching design Easy Chromecast streaming Warm, easygoing sound Good detail and ample bass CONS Laid-back treble lacks excitement No built-in battery

TCL P series Roku TV (2017) review

The Good: The affordable TCL P series has excellent overall image quality, with deep black levels, rich contrast and accurate color. Its Roku Smart TV

Amazon Dash Wand: What you can and can’t do with this Alexa device

A few years ago, Amazon quietly announced a new gadget, the Dash Wand, but it’s taken until now to give it a wider, official launch.

Best Smart Speakers: Amazon Echo, Google Home and More

Put a Virtual Assistant in Your Home There’s a good chance that your first smart home device will be a smart speaker. For one, it

Sony Bravia X9300E (KD-65X9300E) review

OUR VERDICT With its exceptional 4K HDR X1 Extreme processor, the KD-65X9300E delivers fantastic HDR10 and Dolby Vision enhanced images, as well as superb object-based

Tivoli Audio Model One Digital review: Big sound from a small footprint

It’s a little short on extra features, but it sounds beautiful whether it’s streaming music from services like Spotify and Tidal or from your own

Sling TV Review: Cheap Cable TV for Cord Cutters

The good Wide variety of channel packages Available on large number of devices Potentially inexpensive Competent DVR The bad Unwieldy interface Limited customization Insubstantial search

Optoma GT1080Darbee review

PROS Good picture quality for games and films Decent value for what it offers Darbee processing works well without adding much gaming lag CONS Dynamic

Master & Dynamic MA770 hands on

When we reported on Master & Dynamic’s entry into the world of ultra-premium wireless speakers back in April, we were intrigued most of all by

Apple AirPlay 2 – everything you need to know

Apple’s AirPlay 2 is the company’s big move into multi-room, supported by some big-name brands. But how does it work, and do you need to

Yamaha RX-V483 review

The Good: The Yamaha RX-V483 offers excellent performance for the money with both music and movies. Multiroom music and Bluetooth adds playback flexibility. Build quality

LG SJ9 review

What do we mean by “high quality”? Unless we’re talking about skyscrapers or basketball players, whether something is good or bad isn’t usually isn’t related

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What’s the difference?

Back in November 2015 Amazon released Amazon Echo, its all-in-one speaker and assistant with Amazon Alexa voice control. And it’s not taken long for other

LG SJ8 review

PROS Slim soundbar and compact sub Lively, engaging sound with muscular bass Easy to use multiroom app Generous features CONS Could be more detailed and

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers

Apple has unveiled the new Apple HomePod, its play into the smart speaker space that’s coming later this year for $349 (about £270 or AU$460).

Tablo Dual OTA DVR review: Less clutter at a cost

Built-in storage makes the Tablo Dual simpler to setup, but you might still be better off with the old model. Pros Easy to set up

Daydream: Everything you need to know about Google’s VR platform

The essential guide to all things Daydream Since its first announcement at the tenth Google I/O, it’s been clear that Google has wanted to push

Sony XE93 4K TV review: Latest picture tech unlocks HDR thrills

The first new Sony TV for 2017, the 55-inch XE9305, sets a seriously high-tech tone. Leading the way is the second-generation of Sony’s Slim Backlight Drive

Sony HT-ST5000 review

Verdict This Sony delivers an accomplished Atmos sound that sends the competition hiding For Excellent integration Weighty bass Fine detail Chromecast compatible Against Remote could

Hulu Live TV Review: The promise of good things to come

Hulu has finally launched its own live TV product, following in the footsteps of competitors like DirecTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and most recently,

Amazon Echo vs Google Home – which is better?

Two internet giants are competing to be at the heart of everything you do – from playing music, online shopping and searching the web to

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and