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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

Vifa Oslo portable Bluetooth speaker review : A Danish delight for the deep-pocketed

Luxurious design, fabulous sound, and a fat price tag characterize this mobile sound system. The Oslo is pricey and is not well protected from the

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

Phase Technology dARTS DFS-660-T Speaker System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Audyssey MultEQ XT Pro room equalization Variable-axis soft-dome tweeters on surrounds All speakers are biamped or triamped Minus Expensive Status LEDs

Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

THE GOOD: The Epson Home Cinema 2045 offers very good image quality, with full HD resolution and accurate color. It lacks the DLP “rainbow effect,”

BenQ HT2050 review

THE GOOD: The BenQ HT2050 has excellent overall image quality with best-in-class black levels and contrast. A shorter-throw lens helps it project a larger image

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Touring L Plus Review : Kid Tested, Parent Approved

For many Americans, the ever growing checklist of bank account-draining expenses means that they need to be more selective about what they buy and why. House with

Aperion Audio Verus II Grand Speaker System Review

PRICE $5,005 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Tight, detailed bass Excellent tonal balance Spacious, cohesive soundstage Minus Sub has limitations in very large rooms

Benchmark DAC3 HGC review

Say you want to buy a fridge. You walk into your local electrical retailer and look at the ones on offer within your budget. After

Emotiva Airmotiv T1 review

THE GOOD: The Emotiva Airmotiv T1 is a large, affordable three-way speaker featuring high-end appointments including a folded ribbon tweeter. The T1’s sound quality offers

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

11 Most Badass RVs You Can Buy Today

Driving cross-country in a multi-million dollar RV is an experience few Americans will ever get to enjoy. While many may fawn over massive machines like the unstoppable Zetros 6×6,

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

JBL Cinema SB 450 review

THE GOOD: The JBL Cinema SB 450 offers home theater thrills in a stylish package. The sizable subwoofer is capable of providing meaty bass. The

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

Russound MCA-88X Streaming Housewide Audio Controller Review

PRICE $3,499 ($4,477 as reviewed) AT A GLANCE Plus Fast setup/programming Supports modern and legacy sources Integrates with many third-party systems AirPlay gives virtually unlimited

MartinLogan Motion AFX review : Remarkable add-on speakers for object-oriented movie soundtracks

Provided your A/V receiver is capable, these speakers deliver all the benefits of object-oriented soundtracks such as Dolby Atmos while sitting on top of your

JVC DLA-RS4500 D-ILA Projector Review

PRICE $35,000 AT A GLANCE Plus True 4K (4096 x 2160) D-ILA panels Improved HDR support including HLG Reference-quality optics Minus Fan noise can be

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro review

THE GOOD: The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro gives you powerful sound with true surround performance and clear dialog. The provision of 4K-compatible HDMI ports enhances your

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

JL Audio Dominion d110 Subwoofer Review

PRICE $1,100 each; $2,200 as reviewed AT A GLANCE Plus Powerful bass for a compact sub Performs extremely well with music and movies Minus Lacks

Klipsch RSB-8 review

THE GOOD: The Klipsch RSB-8 is a stereo sound bar with a wireless subwoofer which offers excellent movie sound and capable music reproduction. The addition

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

Yamaha RX-V681 review

THE GOOD: The Yamaha RX-V481 offers excellent sound quality in a relatively affordable package. Its enticing combination of features includes Dolby Atmos, multiroom music and

Focal Dôme Flax 5.1 Speaker System Review

PRICE $1,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Flax cone woofer Aluminum-magnesium inverted-dome tweeter Wall-hugging sub Minus Limited bass from sats THE VERDICT Unique driver materials, overall

Anthem AVM 60 A/V Processor Review

PRICE $2,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Pristine audio plus 4K passthrough video Clean, simple, eminently usable design Excellent proprietary auto-setup/EQ system DTS Play-Fi streaming/multiroom wireless

Paradigm PW Amp review : This DTS Play-Fi amplifier will bring out the best from your speakers

Paradigm’s PW Amp can stream high-res audio while correcting your speakers’ and room’s acoustic shortcomings. Pros Can be used as a traditional analog amp or

Onkyo TX-RZ1100 A/V Receiver Review

PRICE $2,199 AT A GLANCE Plus Impressively dynamic, generous nine-channel power Dolby Atmos, DTS:X on board THX Select2 certified Minus Meh remote Ocassionally unintuitive ergonomics

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

PlayStation Platinum Wireless Headset review

OUR VERDICT Despite some underwhelming moments, Sony’s new PlayStation Platinum Wireless Headset is a great-sounding, ultra-comfortable pair of cans that can make some of the