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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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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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BDI’s Olis media cabinet allows your soundbar be heard, not seen

  When purchasing Audio Video equipment, almost as important as the gear you buy is the cabinet you store it in. BDI has come up with the perfect solution to hide your AV gear away in style. Heard, not seen The Olis 9650 is an AV cabinet with louvered doors that conceal both component compartments and …

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Samsung’s The Frame smartTV is an art installation for your home

Have you seen those HGTV home-decorating shows where one person in the couple refuses to have a TV in the living room or even in the family room?  I’ve never understood that mentality.  I love my TV, and I want to have it in the room with comfy chairs so I can be comfortable watching …

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Winegard’s new Elite 7550 antenna brings in stations from more than 70 miles away

When we moved into our house back in 1999, we put up a 30 foot TV antenna tower so we could get the Indianapolis network TV stations for CBS, NBC, ABC, and FOX 50 miles away. That was when we had a 65″ RPTV (rear projection TV) that took up a whole corner of our …

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