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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

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

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

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

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

Freeview Play: What is it? How can you get it?

Freeview Play is an extension of the free-to-watch Freeview service, combining live and catch-up TV with DLNA streaming capabilities thrown in too. Wondering what the

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

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

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

Samsung QNQ7F series review

The Good: The Samsung Q7 QLED TV is one of the best-designed TVs ever, with sleek, modern styling and impeccable fit and finish. The innovative

Loewe Bild 7.65 review

PROS Stunning picture quality Beautiful motorised design Spectacular sound CONS Limited smart features (for now, anyway) Occasional noise in background areas Expensive versus OLED rivals

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,

LG OLEDC7P review

The Good: The LG C7 is the best-performing TV we’ve tested to date. It delivers perfect black levels, wide viewing angles, accurate color and a

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

There are three ways to get access to Sky’s content. The options are the Now TV or Now TV Smart Box route or the Sky Q route, choosing

Amazon Fire TV Stick review

PROS Faster and more stable Alexa voice commands work well Much-improved interface Well priced CONS Aimed heavily at Prime users Some Alexa results could be

Singlecue Gen 2 review

THE GOOD: Using the Gen 2 Singlecue feels really cool, and the gesture tracking works well most of the time. THE BAD: The menu system

Aumeo review : Headphone processor creates smartphone audio specifically tailored to your ears

Aumeo personalizes the sound being output from your smartphone, tailoring each pair of wired earbuds or headphones to the listener’s ears for a richer, fuller

What Is 4K TV?

The biggest trend in TVs today is 4K, also known as ultra HD. It’s the latest bid to improve the sharpness and detail of big

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