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Home Entertainment
2 months ago
When it comes to streaming devices, the Apple TV has established itself as a power player in the home entertainment category, with its ability to stream movies, TV shows, music, and more effortlessly from a centralized location for big-screen enjoyment. Even better, it offers this content in a way that Apple and iOS users are accustomed to, delivering a consistent experience across their devices...
6 months ago
The Bose® brand has long been synonymous with innovation. Every one of its speaker systems is as surprising as it is impressive. Bose systems are continually evolving and the company is always at the forefront of the latest trends. As wireless music systems continue to grow in popularity, Bose continues its tradition of releasing Internet-connected audio systems that offer a keen balance of sound...
7 months ago
We love our flat-panel TVs, but we don't always love the paltry speakers with which they're equipped. Sometimes, underwhelming sound quality is the trade-off we have to make for sleeker and slimmer television cabinets. Luckily, this is a trade-off we can easily remedy. The simplest way to upgrade your TV’s sound reproduction is to couple it with a soundbar. When pairing your flat-panel TV with a...

7 months ago
In this video, you'll be able to see the uniquely designed Alienware Area-51 in action. Its triad chassis provides efficient cooling while also housing a 5th-gen Broadwell Intel® Core™ i7 CPU, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 GPU. Play...

7 months ago
With a curved, 34-inch ultra-wide display, the LG 34UC87C provides an immersive experience that’s perfect for movie watching, gaming, and much more. The 21:9 aspect ratio, combined with the curvature of the display, ensures that all aspects of the screen reside at the same distance from the eye...
1 year ago
If you’ve ever shopped for a TV, then you undoubtedly know that not all televisions are the same. This is also true of flagship TVs. However, many of them share the same principles and design philosophies; combining the best technologies a manufacturer has to offer in one television, or line of televisions, with the goal of creating a top-tier video experience that would satisfy even the most...

1 year ago
In this video, Mia McCormick, of KelbyOne, takes a look at three impressive high-definition monitors from Samsung, with the UD970, sporting a 4K 3840 x 2160 native resolution. These displays range in size from 27 to 32",  providing an immersive desktop viewing experience. Each of these models...

1 year ago
In this video, Larry Becker, from Kelby One, showcases a number of popular streaming devices that retail for less than $100.00. These streaming media devices give you access to vast libraries of multimedia content, deliver wireless connectivity that can turn your TV into a Smart TV, and  even enable convenient smartphone and tablet interaction. Each model in this overview supports up to 1080p...
1 year ago
One of the cool things about working at B&H is the opportunity some of us have to check out the latest gear from top manufacturers in the electronics world. Envy often circulates when someone gets the call to review a hot new camera or piece of gear. Everyone around me was beyond jealous when I had the opportunity to test the ultimate score:...
1 year ago
If there is one thing VIZIO has taught us since their inception in 2002, it’s that value and performance do not have to be mutually exclusive. Neither do they have to be lofty marketing terms, leaving consumers confused by which they should prioritize. We have also learned that if a manufacturer chooses, those two words can be guiding principles, inspiring an entire line of home entertainment...
2 years ago
If controlling items wirelessly in your home, such as light switches, thermostats, power outlets, and more strikes you as an endeavor that’s both costly and annoyingly “techie,” you should seriously consider taking a look at the line of home-automation products offered by INSTEON. Many manufacturers tout their products as being easy to use, but INSTEON seriously embraces this concept with a...
2 years ago

As the big game approaches, you may be looking at your aging TV and thinking to yourself, “It’s time for an upgrade”—and frankly, why not? Just because you’re not at the stadium doesn’t mean you can’t have a larger-than-life experience in the middle of your living room.

2 years ago

If you're like me, you never get tired of digital content. I appreciate having multiple options for TV shows, music, and movies. An abundance of content allows me to re-watch my favorites, as well as provide an opportunity to binge-watch something new—and lately, with so many shows being picked up on Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu Plus, the latter has been happening quite frequently.

2 years ago

The past decade has been a renaissance for TV technology. Televisions have gotten slimmer; we’ve gone from large-frame TVs like CRTs and floor-standing rear-projection models to the flat-panel displays we have on the market today. Screen sizes have also evolved, with 60-inch plus models growing in popularity and becoming living-room staples.

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