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Best soundbars

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.

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Hisense H9D Plus 4K UHD smart TV review: Great color, but not enough brightness to make HDR shine

This 55-inch TV doesn't offer a lot of peak brightness, but its wide color gamut helps with HDR.

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RCA Skybar amplified indoor HDTV antenna review: A digital TV antenna in a sound bar’s clothing

If you want a strong indoor TV antenna that blends in, look no further than RCA’s Skybar.

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Rheo review: This video-streaming/sharing app surfaces videos based on your mood

An alternate experience to getting lost on YouTube.

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Sony A1E 4K TV review: This could be the best OLED TV money can buy

Take an OLED panel and combine it with Sony's picture processing wizardry and you get what is the best image we've seen on an OLED TV. But how HDR will affect OLED lifespan we don't yet know.

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Xbox One S review: A great Ultra HD Blu-ray player for gamers

If you're a gamer as well as a home theater enthusiasts, Microsoft's game console is also an exceptionally good Ultra HD Blu-ray player.

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Oppo UDP-205 Ultra-HD Audiophile Blu-ray player review: Audiophile sound and price tag (plus Dolby Vision)

With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.

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DirecTV Now review: A decent deal—for AT&T subscribers at least

DirecTV Now comes cheap with AT&T wireless service, but odd design choices and feature limitations hold it back for everyone else.

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TCL P-series Roku smart TV review: Dolby Vision hits the mainstream

Support for Dolby Vision elevates the TCP 55P607's image chops.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. HDHomeRun with Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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PowerDVD 17 Ultra review: The best way to play Ultra HD Blu-ray movies on your home theater PC

If you have the proper hardware, PowerDVD 17 Ultra will play Ultra Blu-ray movie discs from your PC. Support for Oculus Rift and HTC VR headsets has also been added.

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Terk Amplified Multi-Directional HDTV Antenna review: Excellent reception thanks to an adjustable amp

With looks echoing the Echo, Terk’s OMNITWR pulls in TV signals without being a blight on your interior design.

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

Quick disc loading, support for both HDR-10 and Dolby Vision, and tons of audio features push this Blu-ray player to the front of the pack.

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Samsung Q9F series QLED smart TV review: Samsung's best 4K UHD TV yet

Quantum dots and improved backlighting make for outstanding 2160p HDR. It takes LED-backlit LCD to another level.

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Tablo review: A complete over-the-air DVR solution with just a few flaws

Tablo is the simplest whole-home DVR for cord-cutters, despite some performance and feature limitations.