Quality over size is our usual mantra, but vendors don't generally offer their best technology in TVs smaller than 55-inch class.
The small, stylish OWC Envoy Pro Elektron looks nice next to a Mac. It's also fast and surprisingly ruggedized
The latest version of Fledging's Shell Thunderbolt NVMe SSD enclosure features a larger profile, plenty of venting, and an active fan for vastly improved cooling.
Samsung is finally incorporating its self-emissive Micro-LED technology into TVs that deep-pocketed early adopters will be interested in buying.
Tribit's QuietPlus 50 offer good sound without ANC and passable sound with it. Considering the low price tag, that's pretty remarkable.
Vizio's 50-inch-class V505-H19 smart TV offers slightly better processing than the similar, recently reviewed Konka U50, although it lacks its rival's Bluetooth capabilities.
With USB and SD card playback, as well as a microphone input, the iLive Tailgate Bluetooth speaker (ISB380B) is a versatile party animal. It's also surprisingly light. Just don't expect audiophile sound.
This Android TV delivers an average picture at best, but you won't encounter a lot of 50-inch 4K TVs at this price.
Vizio's high-end smart TV offers the lush picture you'd expect from OLED for less money than LG or Sony, but this isn't the best OLED TV you can buy.
The Frame TV brings fine decor and art to your wall. It's excellent in that role, though it doesn't deliver Samsung's very best motion video technology.
OWC's Envoy Express T3 enclosure lets you use your own M.2 NVMe SSD for external Thunderbolt storage. A clever sticky-mount caddy helps keep it in place.
On-ear headphone pads are smaller and sit on top of rather than over your ear. It's more comfortable than you might think, and the Marshall Major IV's excellent sound helps the experience.
Version 5 of Presonus's Studio One (think Logic X) adds a clever live show control module to an equally unique project mastering section, as well as notation editing, MPE support, and upgraded FX. The kicker is that you can now rent its unique features monthly for $15
Falling prices for multi-gig (2.5/5/10GbE) equipment make upgrading your network to a faster standard very affordable.
Hisense's H9G 4K UHD TV offers an excellent picture for the price. It's available only in 55-inch and 65-inch flavors, but if that's what you're shopping for, it should be on your short-list.
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