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ScreenBeam Mini2 wireless display adapter review

REVIEW – Have you ever wanted to display content from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop wirelessly to a TV or monitor without bringing your home’s WiFi to its knees? Actiontec has a solution for Windows and Android devices called the ScreenBeam Mini2. Let’s take a look. What is it? The ScreenBeam Mini2 is a wireless display …

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Caavo Control Center universal TV remote & home theater hub review

NEWS – The combination of me being a gadget nerd and a TV junkie means that I have multiple streaming boxes and other such devices all connected in some form or fashion. My main TV only has 2 HDMI inputs, but I have been getting along because my Tablo and AirTV boxes are connected via …

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Nyrius ORION streaming device review

REVIEW – Devices with wireless capability have become an assumed feature in today’s technology word. However, some wireless capabilities present more challenges than others. The ability to transmit audio and video wirelessly from source to a display has usually been offered with a large price tag attached to it. The Nyrius ORION streaming device promises the same capability …

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MARS season 2 premiers tonight on Nat Geo

NEWS – I just finished binge-watching the first season of MARS, a 6-episode docudrama streaming from NatGeo TV. If your eyes just glazed over when you read that MARS is a docudrama, please unglaze them right now because this series is really entertaining if you have any interest in sci-fi, space exploration, science, etc. The …

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Vizio debuts three new Dolby Atmos soundbars starting at $499

NEWS – On Tuesday Vizio announced pricing and availability on its 2018 Dolby Atmos soundbars. The 36-inch 5.1.2 model is the first to hit the market with a price tag of $499.99. The sound system features a total of eight speakers. Five in the soundbar itself (3-front firing and 2-up-firing), two rear satellite speakers, and a wireless …

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The new LG 8K OLED TV is 33,177,600 pixels beautiful

NEWS – At IFA 2018,  LG introduced the world’s first 8K (7680 x 4320) OLED TV. The 88-inch class 8K model demonstrates the unmatched contrast ratio and true blacks that have made OLED TV’s sought after in lower resolutions. LG was the first to mass produce large-screen OLED TVs and is committed to supporting the market for these …

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VIZIO M-Series (M65-F0) 4K HDR Smart TV review

REVIEW – I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a couch potato and next to my smartphone and MacBook, my wall-mounted TV is my most used “gadget”. Jeanne and I enjoy keeping up with our favorite TV shows and every weekend it’s our habit to make popcorn and watch several movies. Since we spend a …

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Plex Pass review

REVIEW – With all the internet streaming available online, it’s nice to be able to have a place to aggregate all of your favorite media that you might still own. This can include home videos taken by your parents or grandparents, old DVDs, or those CDs you’ve been wanting to rip for ages. Plex Media …

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The Tablo – DUAL LITE OTA DVR with WiFi makes it easier to cut the cord to cable service

A few days ago, I wrote a couple of news stories and a review of the Mohu Blade Over-the-Air HD antenna, which is used by folks like me when regular cable service fails, or by some folks who decide to cut the cable cord completely. My experience with the channels I received was quite good, …

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TCL’s new 65-inch 6 Series might just be the best TV value of 2018

This is an exciting time of the year if you’re looking to buy a new TV. The new models showcased at CES in January are starting to hit the shelves. One of the year’s most intriguing offerings comes from TCL. They made a splash last year with their popular and highly rated 55-inch P Series 4K HDR …

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Vizio’s new P-Series Quantum TV produces the purest blacks and brightest brights

On Tuesday Vizio unveiled their new 2018 flagship TV, the P-Series Quantum. The 65″ P-Series Quantum 4K HDR Smart TV is billed as Vizio’s brightest TV so far, with 2,000 nits of peak brightness. Quantum Dot technology makes this display capable of producing over one billion colors with “cinematic color intensity”. Purest black levels Vizio’s Active Full Array Max backlight …

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