How to customize Ikea Symfonisk Picture Frame Sonos speakers
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How to customize Ikea Symfonisk Picture Frame Sonos speakers

Ikea’s Symfonisk Picture Frame speaker is a cool concept, with one really obvious drawback: Despite being called a “picture frame” speaker, it doesn’t actually work as a picture frame at all — unless you consider Ikea’s limited number of pre-printed graphic speaker grills to be pictures. There’s no way to place your own art on Read more

Jabra Elite 4 Active review: Workout buds that won’t make your budget sweat
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Jabra Elite 4 Active review: Workout buds that won’t make your budget sweat

Jabra Elite 4 Active MSRP $120.00 “Budget-minded fitness buffs will have a hard time finding a better set of buds.” Pros Comfy, secure fit Fully waterproof Very good sound quality Effective ANC Cons No wireless charging No wear sensors It’s not hard to find great true wireless earbuds for workouts that have a comfy but Read more

Are Technics’ hi-res EAH-A800 the Sony XM4 alternative you’ve been waiting for?
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Are Technics’ hi-res EAH-A800 the Sony XM4 alternative you’ve been waiting for?

When it comes to noise canceling wireless headphones it’s pretty hard to beat the Sony WH-1000XM4, but Technics is going to take its best shot a doing so with its EAH-A800, a new set of wireless cans that it debuted at CES 2022 and that will hit stores in March for $350 in black and Read more

JBL shows off new true wireless earbuds and speakers at CES 2022
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JBL shows off new true wireless earbuds and speakers at CES 2022

JBL usually shows up at CES with a bunch of new gadgets, and CES 2022 is no exception. On offer this year are three new true wireless earbud models, and seven new Bluetooth speakers, including a bicycle-friendly model and a unit that can do double duty as a car speaker and a portable speaker. JBL Read more

JLab’s new skin tone earbuds go beyond black and white
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JLab’s new skin tone earbuds go beyond black and white

Sneaking in just ahead of CES 2022, JLab has debuted a new set of true wireless earbuds that come in a variety of skin tone-inspired colors. The $20 Go Air Tones are based on JLab’s Go Air Pop true wireless earbuds, but they feature skin tones that have been specially selected by Orly Color Labs, Read more

QD-OLED: The next breakthrough in TV picture quality, fully explained
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QD-OLED: The next breakthrough in TV picture quality, fully explained

Fans of TV gear love to debate the merits of the two leading flat-panel technologies: Quantum Dot LED (or QLED TV as it’s most commonly known) and Organic LED, otherwise known as OLED TV. Each has its advantages, but also its weaknesses. But just over the horizon — and getting closer every day — is Read more

Polk’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar, the Signa S4, is just 9
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Polk’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar, the Signa S4, is just $399

Polk Audio has an enduring reputation for producing speakers and soundbars that punch well above their weight when you consider how affordable they are. This continues with the company’s first Dolby Atmos-capable soundbar, the Signa S4, which comes with its own wireless subwoofer for $399. It’s available starting today, December 15, at PolkAudio.com or other Read more

Paramount+ adds Live Channels for ‘effortless’ entertainment
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Paramount+ adds Live Channels for ‘effortless’ entertainment

What could be easier than firing up your favorite streaming video service and picking something to watch? According to Paramount+, the answer is a new collection of so-called “live” channels based on Paramount’s most popular entertainment properties. The feature, called Live Channels, launches on December 9 and includes more than 15 linear streaming channels like Read more