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LG delivered the goods at CES, showcasing everything from TVs to robotic lawnmowers. Our first stop was a tour through the company's massive A/V cave. LG's "cave" consisted of a wall of matrixed OLED TVs, literally immersing all who walked through in a high-definition experience. Seeing that many TVs work together was quite a sight—caves tend to be dark—and LG's OLED TVs are certainly up to the...
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Samsung's presence at CES 2018 spread across quite a few technological categories, all of which are fascinating, but home theater and commercial displays hold a special place in my heart, so that's where I intend to focus. Perhaps the manufacturer's biggest announcement, so to speak, is what it's referring to as The Wall, a modular 146" MicroLED TV. MicroLED technology uses self-emitting...
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Whether you're watching the Big Game with friends, family, or all by yourself, there are a couple of key essentials for having a good time: a comfortable setting, solid TV setup, and plenty of quality snacks. But if you're looking to make your watch party truly memorable, you might need to call an audible or two to go beyond merely the status quo. To help you out, we've compiled a list of tech...
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Every year, around the time that people start gearing up for the Big Game, TVs seem to go on sale everywhere. And similarly, every year, I try to caution friends, before you run out and grab the lowest-cost model you can find at your local big-box store, you may want to look beyond price to ensure that your new TV serves you adequately in the short and long run. Is the TV the right size for your...
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New OLED TVs from maker LG were showcased at CES 2018, and with four new series in the works, there is quite a selection coming. The B8 series, available in 55 and 65", features LG’s new α7 processor and LG ThinQ AI. The α7 processor is designed to provide more lifelike images with enhanced depth, sharpness, and color accuracy, while LG ThinQ AI enables the TV to act as a central hub for all your...
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Panasonic caused a buzz at CES 2018 when the company announced that it will be offering HDR10+-compatible OLED TVs soon. The new models include the FZ950 and FZ800, both of which are available in 55 and 65" sizes and feature Panasonic’s HCX video processor. The FZ950-series also has the “Tuned by Technics” Dynamic Blade Speaker, purported to produce powerful sound from a slim design. Additionally...
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At CES 2018, consumer electronics giant Sony showcased a full suite of its new and current tech in front of a packed house in the Tech East Convention Center. When President and CEO Kazuo Hirai walked out, all eyes were glued to the stage as he talked about Sony's notable innovations over the years and CES's important role in showcasing that technology. He also took the time to reaffirm Sony's...
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ViewSonic introduced its PX727-4K Projector at CES 2018 today, offering consumers a relatively affordable way of viewing Ultra HD 4K and HDR content. HDR video is displayed with high dynamic range, revealing extremely vivid colors,...
by Atane Ofiaja
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TP-Link has just announced its latest smart light switch, the HS210 Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch 3-Way Kit, and it's chock-full of awesome features. Like TP-Link's popular HS200,...
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We are so past baby monitors these days. There used to be a time when a good baby monitor with two-way audio (what was the baby going to do, we wondered—tell us why they're gassy at 2:00 in the morning?) was expensive, difficult to set up, and easily interfered with. These days, with advances made in home surveillance, you can probably hook yourself up with an indoor security camera and just as...
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ome security systems are increasingly popular and sales are skyrocketing for home surveillance and theft prevention systems. Along with the advent of popular home automation digital assistants like...
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SVS just announced its new app-controlled 4000-series subwoofers, and with 1200W of RMS power and a 13.5" driver, they just might literally raise the roof. The SB-4000 (SB referring to its sealed-box design) is available in black ash or...
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We’ve all seen the YouTube videos showcasing strangers driving around neighborhoods and stealing packages from random porches and driveways. What are you supposed to do if you are out all day? What if you don't have the time to spend jockeying for position in the shops and department stores? For those who work all day and don’t have a choice except to shop online (like 46% of shoppers in the US...
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You’ve just seen a commercial showing a homeowner having a friendly exchange with their package delivery person via camera while they’re not at home, or another commercial showing a homeowner scaring away would-be burglars by shouting something witty into their smartphone’s microphone, sending the culprits scurrying into the night. You think to yourself, “That would be awesome—I need that, I can...
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Remember when Google was associated only with how you navigated the Web? It wasn’t too long ago that the software giant decided to enter the hardware game, catching the attention of nearly everyone. When the king of search makes a move, heads turn. Google’s hardware release was fairly modest for a company of its size, releasing a slow drip of Internet-connected devices over the past few years....

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