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VIZIO SB3851 Review : 5.1 surround in a 38 inch package. Geddit?

Although perhaps better known as creators of superlative televisions, VIZIO also have a nice line in audio gear. While they’ve yet to plunge headlong into

QLED vs. OLED: What’s the Difference?

In the world of visually stunning displays, OLED is the gold standard, but Samsung’s QLED technology is looking to challenge this supremacy. Both screen technologies

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

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

Polk Signa S1 review

The Good: The Signa S1 offers excellent music replay for the money and decent intelligibility in movies. The provision of a separate subwoofer means it

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

RSL Speakers CG3 5.1 Speaker System Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Rigorously balanced sound Plays surprisingly loud Easy, excellent sub/sat blending Minus Sats can be a bit power-hungry in larger rooms THE

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

Elac Element EA101EQ-G Integrated Amplifier/DAC Review

PRICE $699 AT A GLANCE Plus Good power in compact form Outstanding app-enabled subwoofer auto-setup Onboard 192/24 USB DAC Minus No line outputs for external

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

Vizio SmartCast Crave 360 speaker review : Great features, but mediocre sound

A street price below $155 makes this speaker a steal, provided you can tolerate its acoustic shortcomings. Pros Touch-sensitive surface for track control Oversized volume-control

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

Sharp Aquos LC-75N8000U LCD Ultra HDTV Review

AT A GLANCE Plus Inexpensive (with discounting) for a 75-incher HDR compatible Accurate and extended color Minus Limited contrast Backlight artifacts Highlights in HDR programs

LG 65UH8500 LCD Ultra HDTV Review

PRICE $1,700 AT A GLANCE Plus HDR10 plus Dolby Vision HDR Great color Wide viewing window Minus Middling black levels Backlight artifacts THE VERDICT LG’s

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

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

Samsung UN55KU6600 Curved 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model) Review

The Samsung UN55KU6600 line of curved 4K HDTV combines excellent picture quality with a broad feature set that will remain relevant for a few years

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

LG 55B6P 4K HDR OLED TV REVIEW

HIGHS Perfect Black levels/Contrast Excellent HDR performance/versatility Outstanding Color Super-friendly user interface Excellent viewing angle LOWS Slight screen glare The LG B6 OLED TV is

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

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

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

LG OLEDB6P series review

THE GOOD: The LG B6 outperforms every other TV we’ve tested, with the exception of even more-expensive 2016 OLED TVs, which perform about the same.

Sony XBR-X850D series review

THE GOOD: The Sony XBR-X850D offers cutting-edge 4K HDR features, accurate color and solid video processing. Its minimalist design looks understated yet futuristic. Android TV’s

Vizio SmartCast M-series M55-D0 4K Ultra HD TV Review : Middling Performance

THE GOOD Good upscaling of HD to 4K HDR support, including Dolby Vision THE BAD No TV tuner Slow remote control Poor contrast VERDICT A