Senior Editor David Katzmaier has reviewed TVs at CNET since 2002. He is an ISF certified, NIST trained calibrator and developed CNET's TV test procedure himself. Previously David wrote reviews and features for Sound & Vision magazine and eTown.com.
TV expert David Katzmaier talks 4K, curved displays, Sling TV and whether you can actually cut the cord and keep your senility. We'll also discuss Jon Stewart's exit from late night and ponder Spider-Man joining the Marvel universe.
Cutting the cord isn't always a straightforward process. Here's what you need to know.
Which has the most apps? Which has the coolest features? Which one is the best? The most popular streamers all have their merits, so we'll help you decide which box is right for you.
Sling TV is a new $20-per-month live TV package with 16 channels, including ESPN, AMC, TNT, CNN, History, HDTV and the Disney Channel. How does it work, how can you get it -- and will it let you quit cable?
They're hot, they're new, and they're all vying to make you want to upgrade your current cold, old TV of 2014 or earlier. Will they succeed? Read on to find out!
The $10,000 Sony VPL-VW350ES is the least expensive true 4K projector available, and it finally delivers on the promise of 4K resolution.
Sling TV's bargain price and freedom from contracts make it well worth a test-drive for prospective cord-cutters or "cord-nevers" who can live with its stripped-down selection of live TV channels.
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A software update for Amazon's $40 or £35 streaming dongle also brings "captive portal" Wi-Fi access, while the Fire TV box gets expandable USB storage and Bluetooth headphone support.
Sony's VPL-VW350ES is the cheapest true 4K projector yet, and it proves that good-quality 4K content on a 120-inch diagonal screen truly does outstrip the detail you can get from 1080p Blu-ray.
PlayStation Vue is the new TV service from Sony that starts at $50 per month. Its competitor Sling TV starts at $20 per month. Both use the Internet to stream numerous live TV channels as well as VOD, and both are free from long-term contracts. So how do they stack up?