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01/17/2018 08:15 PM
Best TVs from CES 2018

From MicroLED to OLED to roll-up and wallpaper models, here are the six best TVs from CES 2018. Good news: There's actually one you'll be able to afford in this bunch.

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01/17/2018 06:14 PM
CES 2018 is over, but these hot products and trends will shape the year ahead

From new TVs to audio gear to self-driving cars and more, CES 2018 revealed trends that will shape the year ahead in gadgets. Our intrepid reports and editors scoured Las Vegas to find what you need to know.

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01/17/2018 05:02 PM
Sony’s promised Dolby Vision update doesn’t speak HDMI

One year seems like a long time to wait for your Dolby Vision TV to actually show you Dolby Vision content. And for Sony customers, the wait continues, despite a firmware update that was meant to deliver the capability.

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01/17/2018 03:49 PM
These incredible, limited-time soundbar deals will be music to your ears

Once you've read up on how to shop for a soundbar, you can begin exploring the many options available. To help you get started, we've rounded up the best soundbar deals available right now.

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01/17/2018 02:57 PM
TVs want to be the center of your smart home, but does that really make sense?

Television is always a big draw at CES, and this year, TV manufacturers like Samsung pushed their new digital assistant-enabled TVs as the future hub of your smart home. We're here to explore that claim.

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01/17/2018 06:15 AM
MicroLED is the new hotness in TVs. But OLED isn’t going anywhere

Samsung wowed the crowds at CES 2018 with its massive, 146-inch display using MicroLED technology called “The Wall.” But is this the technology to look forward to in the near future?

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01/16/2018 05:15 PM
Amazon Prime takes the next step toward becoming a cable TV alternative

Amazon is adding a Channel Guide and live TV programming feed to its Fire TV streaming devices, which will allow Amazon Prime subscribers to browse live content on select premium channels.

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01/16/2018 02:39 PM
Prepping for the Super Bowl? Here are the best 4K TV deals

The more you learn about 4K and 4K Ultra HD TV, the more you'll discover the benefits, most notably higher resolution, along with a better viewing experience. Check out the best 4K TV deals available right now.

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01/16/2018 02:33 PM
The coolest audio gadgets of CES 2018

We compiled all the coolest, wildest, and just plain impressive gadgets from the audio realm that we discovered at this year’s Las Vegas event, so you can get a taste of the truly awesome gear from the show.

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01/15/2018 04:50 PM
If TiVo wasn’t already simple enough, you can now control it with your voice

You would be hard-pressed to ever describe the act of watching television as "difficult," but that doesn't mean that TiVo doesn't want to make it easier still. The company just announced Google Assistant and Alexa capabilities.

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01/15/2018 03:21 PM
Everything we know about Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ movie so far

Black Panther makes his solo debut in Marvel Studios' cinematic universe in February 2018, with actor Chadwick Boseman portraying the iconic character. Here's everything we know about the movie so far.

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01/15/2018 12:15 PM
‘8K? I don’t even have 4K yet!’ The future of television is still far off

As the giants of TV tech show off their latest 8K innovations at this year's CES conference in Las Vegas, some people may be a little more nervous about their next home theater purchase.

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01/14/2018 01:15 PM
The best new music: The Killers, Karen O, Pond, Frankie Cosmos, Jay Som

Are you looking for the best new music? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums are worthy of your attention. Up this week: The Killers, Karen O, Pond, Frankie Cosmos, and Jay Som.

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01/13/2018 01:15 PM
Best new shows and movies to stream: ‘A Ghost Story,’ Fate of the Furious,’ more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best new shows and movies to stream right now. On the list this week: 'A Ghost Story,' 'The Fate of the Furious,' and 'David Bowie: The Last Five Years.'

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01/12/2018 02:15 PM
Polk Audio’s Alexa-enabled soundbar could be your smart home centerpiece

Polk Audio's brand new Command Bar is a soundbar that features Amazon Alexa integration. We discussed the Command Bar with Sound United's Michael Greco at the Digital Trends CES booth.

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01/11/2018 11:20 PM
Sonarworks storms CES with revolutionary headphone-enhancing app

Sonarworks joined us on our CES 2018 live show to give us some information on its True-Fi digital sound-processing app, and explain how it completely upgrades the sound quality of your headphones

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01/11/2018 09:21 PM
This glorious $45,000 turntable made of wood and aluminum just blew our minds

Nestled in Clearaudio’s glorious suite at the Venetian at CES 2018 is the Innovation turntable. Made of Panzerholz plywood and aluminum, this work of audiophile art will set you back as much as $45,000.

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01/11/2018 09:03 PM
Totally tubular tech: 20 of the coolest products at CES 2018

Each year, we discover tons of incredible technology at CES, but not everyone is lucky enough to see the show floor for themselves. From smart windows to giant race-ready robots, these are the coolest products.

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01/11/2018 07:33 PM
Klipsch wireless speakers will soon support Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa

A selection of Klipsch's wireless speakers and amps will soon be supporting Amazon's virtual assistant, Alexa, letting users fully control playback on their speakers and multiroom audio setups through Alexa-enables devices.

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01/11/2018 04:07 PM
Xfinity talks about its surprising smart home announcements at CES 2018

Xfinity is getting into the IOT game by giving it away to its users for free. Daniel Herscovici, senior vice president and general manager of Xfinity Home and Comcast, stopped by our CES 2018 booth to talk about Comcast's plans.

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01/11/2018 02:22 PM
What is HDR TV (and why should you care)?

So what is HDR TV? Well, it might just be the coolest new feature in TV land -- even better than 4K. Here's everything you need to know about the burgeoning technology and what it's capable of.

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01/11/2018 12:15 PM
Say hello to Technics’ insane, $20,000 SL-1000R turntable

Panasonics' high-end audio brand, Technics, has resurrected the original SP-10 direct drive turntable from 1970 in two new incarnations that will cost you an insane $10,000 and $20,000, respectively. Say hello to the SP-10R and SL-1000R.

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01/11/2018 12:04 PM
Watch 2018 Winter Olympics events in virtual reality thanks to NBC and Intel

Just because you can't make it to South Korea next month doesn't mean you can't make your 2018 Winter Olympics dreams a reality -- that is, a virtual reality. NBC is broadcasting Olympic footage in VR.

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01/11/2018 09:06 AM
ELAC goes wireless in style with the gorgeous new Argo B51 bookshelf speakers

ELAC goes wireless with its latest bookshelf speakers, the Argo B51. Offering stylish design thanks to glossy wood veneer cabinets, and gorgeous sound via three drivers and concentric tweeters, they're wireless speakers the ELAC way.

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01/11/2018 01:42 AM
Sennheiser’s first-ever soundbar shakes up CES with brilliant virtual surround

Sennheiser's acquisition of studio audio brand Neumann is already paying dividends in the form the company's all-new, first-ever soundbar, which offers rumbling bass, gorgeous detail, and stunningly real 3D virtual surround.

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01/10/2018 11:00 PM
Optoma gives us the scoop on its upcoming 4K projectors, wireless earbuds

Jon Grodem and Jyri Jokirinta of Optoma came by our CES 2018 booth to show off its new projector and the NuForce BeFree 5 true wireless headphones. The projector will be available for $1,700 this spring.

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01/10/2018 10:41 PM
Affordable excellence makes the TCL 6-series the TV to buy in 2018

TCL surprised everyone with its outstanding P-series TV in 2017, and now it's is back with an upgraded successor, the TCL 6-Series. We get up close at CES 2018 at what we believe will be one of the more price-friendly TVs at CES.

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01/10/2018 09:35 PM
Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2018 Award Winners

When it rains, it pours. And on the first day of CES 2018, the monstrous gadget expo that drew an astounding 184,000 people to Las Vegas this year, it rained. Hard. Traffic snarled, Google’s parking lot tent at the Las Vegas Convention Center flooded, drones were grounded, autonomous cars sat parked. The next day, a […]

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01/10/2018 06:25 PM
Thanks to Alexa, the Onelink will emit CO alarms and the latest Cardi B tracks

First Alert's Onelink device equips the aging smoke alarm with a touch of modern, allowing you to turn off your lights, check the weather, and listen to the latest music with nothing more than your voice.

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01/10/2018 05:52 PM
Join us as we kick off Day 2 of CES 2018 with details of our live coverage

It's Day Two of CES 2018 and we have another full day of live video coverage ahead. A number of guests will be swinging by the Digital Trends CES booth, including a few of the biggest companies out there.

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