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Viewsonic PRO7827HD review

THE GOOD: The Viewsonic PRO7827HD has very good overall image quality with superb black levels and contrast for the money. A shorter-throw lens helps it

What Is Sling TV? Everything You Need to Know

Cord cutting — ditching cable or satellite TV for online video — appeals to many people who are fed up with high pay-TV bills. Despite

Viewsonic PJD7828HDL review

THE GOOD: The Viewsonic PJD7828HDL offers very good image quality for the price, with full HD resolution, a bright image and solid contrast. A short-throw

iRulu BL20 review

THE GOOD: The iRulu BL20 is one of the least expensive projectors you can buy. Connectivity is solid, and the LED lamp lasts 20,000 hours.

Epson Home Cinema 640 review

THE GOOD: At $350, the Epson Home Cinema 640 is one of the least expensive home theater projectors available. It’s extremely bright, and thus able

Iogear HDMI Over Powerline Pro Kit review : HDMI video over your home’s power wiring? It comes with compromises

Pros Easy setup, works up to 984 feet away Supports video resolutions up to 1080p HD at 60fps IR blaster for remote control over connected

Ubiquiti Labs Amplifi HD Wi-Fi router review : A different take on the mesh network

It’s not as fast as the new tri-band mesh routers that offer a dedicated network for data backhaul, but it is a solid value. Pros

Control4 EA-1 Home Automation System Review

PRICE $600 AT A GLANCE Plus 50 context-sensitive programmable buttons on remote IR, serial, and IP-based control Amazon Alexa voice-control integration Minus Controller generates a

Nvidia Shield TV (2017) review: The daddy of 4K HDR media streaming

When the original Nvidia Shield TV came out in 2015 it was far and away the most powerful, most capable media streamer out there. Powered

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

Oppo UDP-203 4K UHD Blu-ray player review : A class act with awesome audio capabilities

If you’re looking for the best 4K UHD Blu-ray player, Oppo’s UDP-203 is the one to buy. Pros Plays SACD and DVD-Audio discs and supports

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

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,

YouView 2.0 Update Hands-on Review : What’s new and why should you care?

YouView next-gen update: YouView has just had a massive software update intended to take the fight to rival smart TV services like Sky and Virgin.

DirecTV Now Review : Cord-Cutting Catastrophe

THE GOOD Wide channel selection Reasonable prices THE BAD Buggy and busted Not enough platforms available Inconsistent video quality Competitors do everything better VERDICT DirecTV

25 Worst Gadget Flops of All Time

There are gadgets that change everything (the iPhone, Amazon Echo, Bose’s noise-canceling headphones), and then there are devices that are so spectacularly bad that they

DirecTV NOW vs Sling TV vs PlayStation Vue: Streaming Showdown

The brave new world of live television is upon us, and it comes in three forms: PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and DirecTV NOW. Having multiple

Amazon Prime Instant Video review

Verdict A more advanced, easier-to-use version of its former self, Amazon Instant Video is one of the most complete and competitive streaming services out there

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

Amazon Fire TV review

PROS Puts video, apps and game content at the fore Slim and sleek design Simple UI Faster CPU and enhanced graphics CONS Software buggy and

Sharp Aquos LC-50N5000U HD TV Review : Great Bargain HD Set

THE GOOD Solid 1080p picture Admirable exterior design Plenty of volume THE BAD No 4K or HDR support Basic smart-TV features VERDICT The Sharp Aquos

TCL S3750/FP110 series (Roku TV) review

THE GOOD: Roku TV delivers the best smart-TV experience on the market. A superb user interface makes its thousands of apps and streaming video easy

Insignia NS-55D510NA17 HD TV Review : Big Screen Lacks Definition

THE GOOD Large HD TV Competitive price THE BAD No 4K or HDR support Below par color No smart features VERDICT On first blush, the

LG 55LH5750 HD TV Review : Snappy 55-Inch HD TV

THE GOOD Excellent smart-TV interface Accurate-color picture Competitively priced THE BAD No 4K or HDR support Only two HDMI ports VERDICT Although better known as

LG UH8500 series review

THE GOOD: With support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10 formats, the UH8500 can access more high dynamic range content than other TVs. Color accuracy

7 Reasons Roku Ultra Beats Apple TV

Roku Ultra vs. Apple TV The Apple TV ($150) has an innovative remote control with sophisticated Siri search, and soon a companion TV app will

Best 4K Ultra-HD TVs 2016

If you want the ultimate detailed picture, 4K or ultra-HD TVs are the sets to buy. They pack four times more pixels (3840 x 2160)

SHARP LC-65UB30U REVIEW

HIGHS Rich black levels Above-par shadow detail Highly detailed 4K and HD picture Low motion judder LOWS Color accuracy, uniformity not great Very limited smart

GOOGLE CHROMECAST ULTRA REVIEW

HIGHS Simple and affordable 4K streaming Widest HDR support available Intuitive interface and setup Supports YouTube HDR Dual-band Wi-Fi and Ethernet for strong connection LOWS