For the price, this 12-hour box sounds very good. It has the punch that many speakers in its class lack, as well as a surprising amount of thump.
When you want to stream from older audio equipment that doesn't understand Bluetoth, all you need is this handy, dual transmitter box. It's also useful for computers without Bluetooth audio output.
The DVP-5000S sits between your HDMI source and display and uses a stereoscopic processing trick to create greater apparent detail in 1080p and lower-resolution video.
Compact, with good sound for its size, the SoundCore 2 is a bargain at $39.
The Owl Car Cam combines a clever, ground-breaking design with instant video uploads via LTE for 24-hour car security. However, the Android app, HDR for low-light video, and GPS video watermarking are key features it lacks.
If you have quality HDMI cables, they'll likely pass muster for the new HDMI 2.1 standard, as might some of your gear.
The absence of a battery leaves the thumpy Fender Monterey Bluetooth speaker reliant on AC power.
An IPX7 weatherization rating means this speaker can survive a dip in the pool, but it's audio performance left us wanting.
Like OLEDs, mLEDs enable deeper blacks because they don't need a separate backlight.
These speakers show that you don't have to sacrifice sonic quality or break the bank to enjoy wireless sound. They're not portable, but for static installations they're fantastic.
LG's 2018 smart TVs will offer improved support for high dynamic range. support for higher refresh rates on its high-end models, and better color mapping and color correction. But it will continue to use replacement RGBW (2.88K) in some of its cheaper models.
Many of LG's 2017 LCD TVs use subtractive RGBW which steals every 4th subpixel and changes it to white. It helps with brightness and contrast, but reduces the TV's true resolution from 4K to 2.8K.
This smart speaker is expensive, but it delivers a sonic performance you won't get from any Echo.
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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