Apple has announced a new, supposedly improved, second-generation HomePod Smart Speaker. The announcement comes just a day after the reveal of the new MacBook and Mac mini, continuing Apple’s recent trend of rolling out revised products on the heels of its keynote. The revamped HomePod is the first update to the full-sized model
Samsung announced the SmartThings Station, a cost-effective smart home hub and fast charging pad. The hub will function as the “brain” of your smart home ecosystem, connecting and automating devices such as thermostats, lighting, power outlets, surveillance cameras, and more for customized presets and routines. What’s exciting about the SmartThings Station is that it will also support Matter-enabled devices for even more interoperability across smart products.
Speaking of interoperability, Philips announced that its Hue Sync TV
At CES 2023, Hisense continued its mission to deliver high-end TV technology at all price points. There's no better example of this than the company's newest U6K series TV, which features Dolby Vision, HDR 10, HDR 10+, Quantum Dot, and mini-LED backlighting technology, starting at under $500, and display ranges between 50 and a whopping 85 inches. Hisense's new U7K series pushes the envelope even further with features like ULED Technology for even greater contrast performance, Calman color correction compatibility, and support for IMAX
In celebration of the OLED TV’s 10th anniversary, LG reminisced about previous milestones—such as the rollable SIGNATURE OLED R and bendable OLED Flex—and set a new one with the introduction of the wireless M3. LG also expanded nearly every aspect of the existing Z3, G3, and C3 OLED evo lines for the new year, improving internal processing, enhancing the webOS platform, and other updates. If LG’s 2023 offerings are any indication, the future looks as bright as its OLED self-lit pixels.
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Ushering in a new era of home entertainment, Samsung has announced its 2023 lineup of Mini-LED and OLED televisions and lifestyle projectors. Building upon previous successes and existing hardware, Samsung leverages AI deep learning to enhance visual quality, while offering the latest in cloud gaming and built-in smart home control. All smart TVs also come equipped with Samsung TV Plus, for 100% free, ad-supported TV programming. In 2023, Samsung not only offers you new TVs and projectors, but also provides a centerpiece for your modern and
Never one to rest on its laurels, Sonos just announced the Sub Mini, a wireless subwoofer designed to upgrade your tv, music, and gaming experience. The new Sub Mini seamlessly integrates and pairs with your amplified, non-portable Sonos speakers, such as the Beam,
amaran just unveiled its new 16.4' SM5c RGB Smart LED Light Strip, along with a companion light strip extension. Suitable for home entertainment setups, home studios, musicians, livestreamers, podcasters, and content creators, the strip and its extension enable users to set the ideal lighting ambiance in their space via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Today, Bose® adds another member to its soundbar family, with the release of the Smart Soundbar™ 600. The 600 is a mid-range option for those who want, or require, the simplicity of a soundbar, but demand the immersive soundstage of a surround sound setup. An enhanced movie and TV experience is just the beginning with the Smart Soundbar™ 600, because a plethora of streaming support allows the soundbar to transform your living room
Nest recently unveiled its 2nd generation wired doorbell. The wired design will connect to your existing doorbell wiring, enabling it to work with all chimes rated for a 16-24 VAC, 10VA doorbell transformer.
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Google has just announced the Chromecast with Google TV (HD). Google now provides a more affordable way to upgrade your older TVs and computer monitors into full-fledged smart TVs. The HD version supports Full HD 1080p HDR content, and like the previously released Chromecast with Google TV (4K), the HD version lets you
Improve the quality of your TV, gaming, and music experience with the Sonos Ray Soundbar. The Ray is Sonos’s budget entry into the soundbar space, fleshing out a portfolio that already includes the Sonos Beam and Sonos Arc,
Designed with gamers in mind, Samsung’s new Q80B series of QLED TVs features Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which automatically turns off the TV’s processing, allowing the optimized processor of your compatible gaming system (PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S) to handle the workload of processing the image. This helps reduce input latency, keeping your button presses more in sync with what’s happening on screen. Of course, for movie and TV
Broaden the soundstage of the movies, TV shows, and music you enjoy with the new Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 Soundbar. It features three discrete front channels for stereo audio and dialogue, plus two up-firing Atmos drivers that deliver overhead sound effects to envelop you in your content. Panorama 3 has been specifically designed to offer great sound from just one component, with no need for an external subwoofer. Don’t let
Designed primarily with gamers in mind, the new BenQ TK700 and X3000i projectors bring console video games, movies, and sports to the big screen in 4K UHD on-screen resolution via pixel-shift technology. Both projectors have high brightness outputs and are equipped with HDMI 2.0b inputs that support ultra-HD images and HDR to provide bright,