The 6-series' color and HDR are astounding for this price range, but weak motion handling and problematic backlighting remind you this isn't a high-end TV.
The Bluesound Pulse Mini sounds great, will mesh with other Bluesound speakers, and plays music from a wide variety of sources. But its out-of-box experience and controls leave something to be desired.
Sony's G-Series SSDs offer good performance, a huge write rating, and an amazingly long warranty. But they also cost two to three times what a budget SATA SSD will.
The Q7FN doesn't offer quite the brightness or HDR impact that Samsung's higher-end QLEDs deliver, but its picture is still marvelous and the "disappearing" design is arguably the best in the business.
Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it's missing a few features consumers will find essential.
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.
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