home theater

Onkyo TX-NR757 review

THE GOOD: The TX-NR757 offers a wealth of features, including copious streaming and connectivity options. The user interface and remote are easier to use than

SVS PB16-Ultra and SB16-Ultra Subwoofers Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful, deep bass response Infrared remote and Bluetooth app control User adjustable EQ presets Minus Extremely heavy Large size can make

Linksys Velop Wi-Fi router review : One of the best mesh network systems to date

The Linksys Velop is one of the best true mesh-network routers we’ve tested, but many Wi-Fi enthusiasts will still prefer a more conventional model. Pros

Elac Uni-Fi UB5 Speaker System Review

PRICE $2,047 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Concentric mid/tweeter Pinpoint imaging App-driven, room- correcting sub Minus Extra power required App required for sub control

Soundcast VG1 Bluetooth speaker review : Incredibly big sound from an itty-bitty waterproof box

The Soundcast VG1 Bluetooth speaker delivers great sound in a small, rugged package that’s easy to take with you anywhere. Pros Terrific sound from a

Vizio E-Series 2016 review

THE GOOD: The Vizio E series offers the best picture quality available in its price range, thanks to local dimming. The Google Cast system offers

Hands On: Crazy Fast Nighthawk X10 Router with Plex Media Server

Netgear has released its newest super duper fast router that can handle any streaming video bandwidth. I’ve spent the last month with the Netgear Nighthawk

SVS Prime Elevation speaker review : An incredibly versatile audio solution for the home theater

These phenomenally versatile speakers can stand on their own or be incorporated into an immersive audio system for your home theater. Pros Exceptional sound and

Optoma HD142X 3D DLP Projector Review

PRICE $579 AT A GLANCE Plus Great value Good overall performance Backlit remote control Minus Limited installation features So-so contrast THE VERDICT Good overall performance,

Fluance Fi50 Bluetooth Wood Speaker review : This big box puts out really big sound

You’ll get big sound from this big box that delivers a broader frequency range than its competitors in this price range. Pros Rich, deep sound

CHUWI HiBox Mini PC Review

Previously, we have reported the latest news about Chuwi MINI PC, called Chuwi HIBOX Mini PC, which is the first mini pc for Chuwi. As

PARADIGM PW600 WIRELESS SPEAKER REVIEW

HIGHS Great sound, including rich and powerful bass Works with any Play-Fi speaker Sleek design ARC fine tunes sound to any room LOWS Finicky setup

Vizio M65-D0 Ultra HD Display Review

PRICE $1,299 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressive contrast and shadow detail Handles both Dolby Vision and HDR10 Affordable price Minus Wi-Fi sync issue with included

Doogee Y6 Max 3D Review : 3D Home Theater In Your Pocket For $150

Pros 6.5-inch 3D screen at Full HD 13MP rear camera with dual-LED Metal housing Fingerprint scanner Two speakers on the bottom 4G Support USB OTG

Vizio SmartCast E55-D0 HD TV Review : A Solid HD TV that’s Priced to Sell

THE GOOD Accurate color Bright picture Competitively priced big screen THE BAD No tablet included for smart TV features No 4K or HDR support VERDICT

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-140SA Atmos Elevation Module Review

PRICE $499 pr AT A GLANCE Plus Flexibility of stand or speaker-top use Strongly defined height effects Horn-loaded tweeter Minus Potential timbre-matching issues Footprint too

Anthem MRX 1120 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $3,499 AT A GLANCE Plus Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support Anthem Room Correction (ARC) 11 amp channels in one box Minus ARC doesn’t calibrate

Yamaha YAS-106 Soundbar Review : Boom for the Buck

THE GOOD Big bass Small footprint Includes HDMI and 4K pass-through THE BAD Lacks treble Doesn’t handle complex audio well VERDICT The YAS-106 delivers booming

Denon AVR-S920W review

THE GOOD: The Denon AVR-920W offers excellent surround sound performance for the money, especially for an Atmos-capable model. Music playback is accomplished and full-sounding. The

Gigabyte P34G v5 Gaming Laptop Review

What is the Gigabyte P34G v5? With the new 10 series Nvidia Pascal chips now widely available, any gaming laptop still for sale that features

InFocus ScreenPlay SP1080 3D DLP Projector Review

PRICE $549 AT A GLANCE Plus Good value Decent overall performance Capable of high brightness Minus Brightness limits color accuracy So-so contrast THE VERDICT While

Vizio SmartCast 55-inch P-Series Review : Excellent Picture, Excellent Price

THE GOOD Excellent 4K picture quality HDR and Dolby Vision compatible Competitively priced THE BAD No TV tuner Slow Android remote control VERDICT Offering a

Vizio SB4551-D5 review : Sound bar with flat subwoofer makes sweet, discreet bombast

THE GOOD The Vizio SB4551 belts out top-notch home theater sound for the price. The unique, flat-as-a-pancake subwoofer easily slides under your sofa and the

Denon AVR-X4200W A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $1,499 AT A GLANCE Plus Very solid amplifier performance DTS:X, Dolby Atmos on board with seven-channel power and nine-channel processing Good streaming-audio client performance

Nyrius WS54 Hands-on Review : Wireless HD for the Whole House

As more and more devices become wireless, it seems that it should be easier to connect together all the TVs in the house without the

Bose Solo 5 Quick Review

Pros: Compact build saves space Overall detailed sound quality Bluetooth connectivity Easy switching between different modes Cons: Could go pretty loud but still a bit

Morel SoundWall LCR4 SW In-Wall Modular Soundbar System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Requires no modifications to internal wall structure Adjustable-width grille Minus Passive system Needs a subwoofer THE VERDICT If you like simplicity

Hands On with ASUS ROG Avalon : A Teardown Video

During Computex 2016, as part of their 10-Years of the Republic of Gamers’ celebrations and showcase, ASUS surprised me with a new take on the

August 2016 Top Picks at a Glance

The end of summer beckons and so do the 10 products we singled out for Top Pick status in August. From an unexpected speaker from

Epson Pro Cinema 6040UB 3D DLP Projector Review

PRICE $3,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Crisp “4K Enhanced” picture Ultra HD and HDR compatible Impressive 3D performance Minus Some motor noise with Auto Iris