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Hands on with the massive Samsung UN-85S9 85-inch 4K TV

The UN-85S9 is massive, and massively expensive. At a special event in LA, we got to spend some time with it, watching 4K, Blu-ray, some test patterns ... even DVD.

By October 28, 2013

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Sound bar buying guide: What you need to know

Sound bars are the cheapest and easiest way to get better sound in your living room. Here's what's important, what's not, and why you should still consider a simple stereo system.

By July 3, 2013

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Oppo BDP-105: Not your average Blu-ray player

Oppo's new player not only sounds great; for some buyers it eliminates the need for an AV receiver.

By January 26, 2013

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Samsung's Blu-ray home theater systems get tubes, cloud DVD storage

Samsung has announced two new home theater systems, which both feature a hybrid tube amplifier, Samsung Apps and a new cloud DVD storage feature.

By January 4, 2012

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Are home-theater-in-a-box systems yesterday's news?

HTIBs--with an amp, DVD player, five speakers, and a subwoofer--used to be really popular, but are sound bar speakers a better solution for most folks?

By May 5, 2011

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Home theater automatic speaker calibration dos and don'ts

Auto speaker calibration is supposed to ease home theater setup hassles, but getting it right requires some homework.

By August 8, 2010

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Oppo's newly upgraded Blu-ray/SACD/DVD-A player isn't just for audiophiles

Oppo doesn't claim any audio performance advantages for its new BDP-83 Special Edition Blu-ray Disc Player over the standard BDP-83--if you use the new player's HDMI output. It's ideal for buyers who still have receivers lacking HDMI connectivity.

By December 29, 2009

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Onkyo HT-RC180 receiver: Awesome sound, right price

Onkyo's new HT-RC180 seven-channel receiver not only sounds great, it also comes with fully loaded with up-to-the-second features.

By September 23, 2009

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A high-performance, high-end speaker, made in Utah

The Zu Essence is a full-on rethink of the speaker company's sound. Based in Ogden, Utah, Zu Audio is fast developing a reputation among the audio cognoscenti.

By June 22, 2010

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Don't buy a sound bar, unless. . .

Sound bars have found a ready market with home theater buyers seeking to avoid the hassles of running wires and placing speakers around the room. But what are they giving up sound-wise?

By May 4, 2010