Vizio 2022 P-Series Quantum X review: Bright, bold, beautiful
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Vizio 2022 P-Series Quantum X review: Bright, bold, beautiful

Vizio 2022 P-Series Quantum X MSRP $3,000.00 Pros Powerful brightness Intense contrast Impressive backlight control Extended Color Volume Cons Mild motion judder Decreased off-angle performance Vizio’s P-Series Quantum X has historically shattered price-to-performance barriers, and the 2022 model (in this case, the 85-inch P85QX-J01) aims to do more of the same, promising a blistering 3,000 Read more

What is ‘Dirty Screen Effect?’ Welcome to the curse of the panel lottery
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What is ‘Dirty Screen Effect?’ Welcome to the curse of the panel lottery

Dirty Screen Effect is a term and acronym often tossed around by TV reviewers and A/V forum enthusiasts as if everyone knows what it is. And, yet, very few folks have ever heard of it before. You may have seen it, though. In fact, if you’ve recently purchased a TV and it doesn’t look quite Read more

What is HDMI 2.0b? Here’s everything you need to know
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What is HDMI 2.0b? Here’s everything you need to know

Wiring up your TV is a fairly cut and dry process, and thanks to advancements in A/V technology, there’s pretty much only one cable you’ll need for any new home theater component, and that’s HDMI. The all-in-one digital connection has created a cornucopia of ways to make hardware ready for the expanding A/V world around Read more

Why the new MacBook Pro display slays your TV
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Why the new MacBook Pro display slays your TV

The new MacBook Pro was “unleashed” at Apple’s October Mac event with the company’s predictable pageantry. And it indeed appears to be a marvelous machine. But once again, I’m particularly struck by how advanced Apple’s displays are getting. By the numbers, the new MacBook Pro has a better display than most TVs produced today. Sure, it’s Read more

LG A1 OLED 4K HDR TV Review: Less OLED for less money
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LG A1 OLED 4K HDR TV Review: Less OLED for less money

LG A1 OLED 4K HDR TV MSRP $1,800.00 “The LG A1 isn’t a gamechanger, but it’s still an OLED TV.” Pros Perfect Black levels Great color Low input lag Cons Lower brightness Sluggish interface Sight unseen, we gave the LG A1 OLED our Top Tech of CES 2021 award in January. At the time, we Read more

The best back-to-school gift is noise-canceling headphones. Here’s why
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The best back-to-school gift is noise-canceling headphones. Here’s why

Lindsay has a research paper on the laws of thermodynamics due at 1:00 p.m. sharp the next day so she’s holed up at the school library because, by all accounts, it should be the quietest place on campus to get her work done. Unfortunately, Chad and Karen are two tables over giggling at memes on Read more

Sony WF-1000XM4 vs. Apple AirPods Pro: My new go-to buds?
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Sony WF-1000XM4 vs. Apple AirPods Pro: My new go-to buds?

The Sony WF-1000XM4 true wireless earbuds are here, and there’s no doubt they are a big improvement over the prior version, the WF-1000XM3. But are they good enough to take down the AirPods Pro as my go-to wireless buds? While the AirPods Pro are far from perfect — they don’t have the best sound, the Read more

4K TV buying guide: Everything you need to know before you go shopping
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4K TV buying guide: Everything you need to know before you go shopping

For better or worse, we’ve all been watching a lot more TV lately. That’s got a lot of folks looking at their aging TV and wondering if it’s time for an upgrade. If your TV is hovering around the 10-year mark, the answer is: Absolutely. There has been a tremendous amount of innovation and new Read more

This TV changed my life: Epic TV review 2021
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This TV changed my life: Epic TV review 2021

Every once in a while, a new piece of technology comes onto the scene that shatters expectations and redefines the way we live our lives. Today, we’re going to look at perhaps one of the most shining examples of just such a piece of technology. That’s right, it is a TV and video cassette recorder Read more