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Chromecast Ultra review: 4K HDR streaming with no frills

Google's Chromecast Ultra quadruples the pixels for double the money, but it lacks the bells and whistles of other high-end steaming devices.

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Panasonic DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A great choice for audiophiles and home theater buffs

This is the only Blu-ray player we've seen that can also play DSD audio files, but don't pay the premium price unless you can take full advantage of its advanced features.

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Samsung UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: The best bang for your buck

You don't get a lot of extra features, but this player delivers excellent performance on both the video and audio fronts.

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Xbox One S review: A great Ultra HD Blu-ray player with weak surround-sound support

Microsoft promises a fix in 2017, but today the game console doesn't pass high-def audio bitstreams such as Dolby TrueHD or Dolby Atmos to the rest of your home-theater gear.

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Xiaomi Mi Box review: Android TV elevated with cheap 4K HDR streaming

The Xiaomi Mi Box's $69 price tag and 4K HDR streaming help paper over Android TV's shortcomings.

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Samsung KS9800 4K UHD, 65-inch smart TV review: Quantum dots + HDR = Wow!

A curved screen? Meh. But HDR and quantum dots result in an LCD TV that gives uber-expensive OLED technology a run for its money.

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Roku Ultra and Roku Premiere+ reviews: The priciest Roku still isn't the best Roku

Improvements to Roku's high-end set-top boxes don't add up to a better value—unless you need 4K HDR video.

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Enclave Audio CineHome HD review: Plenty of bang for the home theater buck

The 'wire-free' claim is a wee bit overblown, but that doesn't mean this system isn't a good value.

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Sideclick review: This gadget fixes the biggest problem with Roku and Fire TV remotes

For $30, Sideclick consolidates TV power and volume controls into a single remote.

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Mohu ReLeaf

Mohu ReLeaf review: As easy on the environment as it is on your wallet

Made from recycled materials (post-consumer paper waste and recycled cable boxes), this antenna performs great and is priced right.

Winegard FlatWave

Winegard FlatWave Amped indoor digital TV antenna review: Three model numbers, same antenna

This is a good antenna, just be careful not to pay too much.

Terk Horizon

Terk Horizon indoor amplified antenna review: A good antenna need not be ugly

Hats off to Terk for building an indoor antenna that can blend into a room's decor.

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RCA ANT1750F indoor amplified antenna review: Big price tag, less-than-stellar performance

Despite its omni-directional nature, this antenna couldn’t pull in as many stations as it competitors.

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Sharp Aquos N7000 review: A 55-inch 4K UHD TV with good audio and HDR-10 (well, sort of)

Though it still uses WLED backlighting, there's a lot to like about this TV. Unlike many other cheaper models, it offers the ability to render HDR-10 content, if not to full effect.

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Roku Streaming Stick review: The best cheap way to make a dumb TV smart

The Roku Streaming Stick offers a solid app selection, good-enough performance, and some neat tricks for $50.