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News, reviews, and discussion about the entire A/V world, ranging from 4K TVs and home theater setups to the latest in headphone technology and speakers.

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Christopher Meloni and his imaginary friend in Happy!

The best hidden gems on Netflix right now

The best hidden gems on Netflix in March include Happy!, Fisk, The Guardians of Justice, The Vince Staples Show, One Day, The Tourist, and more.
A single Kanto Ora Reference Desktop Speaker laying horizontally.

Best wireless speakers for 2024: Sonos, JBL, KEF, and more

Beats Studio Pro sitting on travel case.

Best headphone deals: AirPods, Sony, Sennheiser and more

The Epson EpiqVision Mini EF12.

Best projector deals: Replace your TV with a big screen from $58

Ifi Go Bar Kensei.

Ifi says its latest portable DAC restores the missing quality in digital audio

Fire TV Omni QLED Series with widgets.

The best 4K TVs under $500: premium picture on a budget

You Asked Ep 28

You Asked: tone mapping, bad Blu-ray players, mini-LED vs. microLED, and TCL X955

Plex logo screen.

Plex tells users that VR apps are going away

LG's 2023 C3 4K OLED TV.

This 77-inch LG C3 OLED TV is $400 off at Best Buy

Apple AirPods Pro Second Gen charging case with USB-C and charging case with Lightning.

How to replace lost or broken AirPods, AirPods Pro, or cases

Jayson Tatum goes up for a shot in a basketball game.

Sling TV has all the March Madness Games, and it’s $40 off

The Insignia 50-inch F30 Series 4K Smart Fire TV hangs in a living room.

Amazon is practically giving away this 50-inch 4K TV — now $210

Original Series
Vizio V-Series TVs in family room with smart TV on.

Hurry! This 65-inch 4K TV just had its price slashed to $348

The 65-inch Vizio V-Series 4K TV, which offers 4K Ultra HD resolution and access to streaming services through the SmartCast platform, is $180 off on Walmart.
Man watching NFL on Dish.

DirecTV Customer? Switch to Dish and get a $300 gift card

If you're currently a DirecTV customer, you get a $300 gift card when you switch to Dish and use code DTV2DISH. Get $100 more for using their internet service.
A hand points a remote at a TV display a Netflix logo screen.

How to log out of Netflix on a TV

Is it time to sign out of your Netflix account? We’ve assembled this step-by-step guide to walk you through the logout process.
Sonos Move 2 in white, sitting on charging base.

Sonos sale: Up to 20% off speakers, soundbars, and subwoofers

With these Sonos deals taking place at Best Buy right now you can add some premium audio to your home theater or portable audio setups at a discount.
lg cinebeam q availability hands on

LG’s stylish CineBeam Q projector changes name, hits the U.S. in April

The LG CineBeam Q has dropped the Qube from its name and goes up for pre-order this month before its U.S. release in April. There's still no price, though.
Pete Distad, CEO of the new sports streaming service from Disney, Fox, and Warner Bros. Discovery.

Former Apple exec joins upcoming sports streaming service as CEO

Pete Distad, who most recently ran video and sports for Apple, will be at the helm of the new joint venture sports streaming service when it launches in 2024.
Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones seen in silver.

Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones are back at their Black Friday price

The Sony WH-1000XM5 wireless headphones are available for their Black Friday 2023 price of $328 on Crutchfield, but the $70 discount probably won't last long.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 inside their charging case, near iPhone 14.

Apple’s AirPods Pro earbuds are back at their cheapest-ever price

The Apple AirPods Pro 2 with USB-C are at their lowest-ever price of $189 on Amazon. These wireless earbuds offer active noise cancellation and spatial audio.
JBL Xtreme 2 on a beach.

This JBL waterproof Bluetooth speaker is 43% off right now

The JBL Xtreme 2 is a portable Bluetooth speaker with a rugged design and a 15-hour battery life. It's available from Best Buy for $200 after a $150 discount,
Sony WM1AM2 Signature Series Walkman being held in a hand.

Sony still makes Walkmans, and two models are discounted today

Hate taking your phone everywhere? Buy a Sony Walkman in the Crutchfield sale and enjoy hi-res sound wherever you go.
The Hisense U7K on a TV stand.

Don’t miss your chance to get this 85-inch 4K TV for $700

Upgrade your home theater setup with a massive screen by taking advantage of Best Buy's offer for the 85-inch Hisense A7 Series 4K TV, which is down to $700.
Soundcore Sleep A20.

Soundcore upgrades its Sleep earbuds for World Sleep Day

Soundcore's new sleep-oriented wireless earbuds are now less expensive and have better features.
Netflix Who's watching/manage profiles screen.

How much does Netflix cost? A breakdown of the streamer’s plans

Netflix has made some sweeping changes to its plans and pricing recently. Is it still worth it? Check out our guide to Netflix plans.
Beats Studio Pro sitting on travel case.

Best Beats headphone deals: Studio Pro, Studio Buds, Powerbeats

If you're searching for Beats headphone deals, you should check out our list of today's top offers for the brand's wireless headphones and wireless earbuds.
The JBL Flip 6 portable speaker.

Best Bluetooth speaker deals: Save on Bose, Sonos, JBL, and more

Through the Bluetooth speaker deals that we've gathered here, enjoy discounts when buying a speaker made by Marshall, Sonos, JBL, and other trusted brands.
A woman in a park wearing Bose QuietComfort 45 Bluetooth wireless noise canceling headphones.

Best Bose deals: Save on soundbars, headphones, and earbuds

Whether you're looking for discount on Bose headphones, speakers, or other audio devices, you're going to find the best offers here, but you have to hurry.
The Hisense U6H ULED 4K TV in a living room.

Best QLED TV deals: Samsung, TCL, LG and Vizio

With a QLED TV you're getting some of the best image quality a TV has to offer, and with these QLED TV deals you can save while adding one to your home theater.
The LG C3 Series OLED 4K TV in a living room.

Crutchfield sale: Up to $1,500 off LG TVs — including the fantastic C3

Crutchfield has a huge sale on many different LG TVs. Every single one is heavily discounted and they're all worth your time. Here's what's on sale.
MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.

Apple’s MLS Season Pass is streaming all games free this weekend

Every MLS match March 16-17 will be streamed for free on Apple's MLS Season Pass service — even if you're not a subscriber.
The Cambridge Audio Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer, with a DeLorean DMC-12 in the background.

Are you telling me Cambridge Audio built an amplifier … out of a DeLorean?

Cambridge Audio today launched its Evo 150 DeLorean Edition integrated amplifier and network streamer that pays homage to the iconic car's past and present.
Yamaha RX-S601 slimline network AV receiver image lifestyle

Don’t miss this huge sale on Yamaha home theater receivers

Crutchfield has a great sale on Yamaha home theater receivers with excellent discounts on some of the best AV receivers around.
lg 55 inch oled 4k tvs deal walmart class b8 tv

Best Walmart TV deals: 43-inch 4K TV for $228 and more

From Vizio to Onn, Walmart has some great discounts on a range of screens up to 75-inches, so grab them while the deals last.

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Phil spent the 2000s making newspapers with the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, the 2010s with Android Central and then the personality behind Modern Dad, and is currently an editor with Digital Trends. Phil’s online work has taken him all over the United States, as well as Europe and Asia.

When he’s not writing, editing, or shooting video, Phil serves as president of the Pensacola Youth Soccer 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has worked on multiple local political campaigns and is a part-time photographer and videographer. He’s also a candidate for Pensacola City Council, District 1.

Phil is a native of Pensacola, where he resides with his wife, daughters and a dog named Max.

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