Ben PattersonSenior Writer, TechHive

Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.

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The best Prime Day 2021 deals on TVs and soundbars

4K TVs and immersive soundbars with Dolby Atmos are getting big Prime Day discounts. We're also tracking big savings on Amazon's Fire TV streaming players.

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The best Prime Day 2021 deals on Amazon Echo smart speakers and displays

We found some killer deals for Alexa-powered Echo devices, including Echo and Echo Dot speakers, Echo Show smart displays, and more.

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The best Prime Day 2021 deals on Bluetooth headphones, earbuds, and speakers

Score some great deals on Bluetooth headsets, truly wireless earbuds, and portable speakers during this year's Prime Day event.

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Scoop up another Amazon Echo Dot for just $19.99 on Prime Day

Put Alexa in every room of your home, for cheap.

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Put Alexa in your car with Echo Auto, now 70% off for Prime Day

For just $14.99 today, you can take Alexa along for the ride.

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Snag Amazon’s original Echo Show 5 for just $44.99 in this early Prime Day deal

Amazon’s smallest Echo Show smart display is almost never this cheap.

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Eve Door and Window review: This smart, Thread-enabled door and window sensor is only for HomeKit users

Eve’s easy-to-install but pricey contact sensor offers powerful automations and it works with Thread, but it doesn’t support Alexa or Google Assistant.

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Why I left GeForce Now for a dusty PlayStation 4

As good as it is, Nvidia’s cloud-gaming service falters when it comes to competitive games, but there’s a setting that can help.

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Samsung HW-Q800A review: Samsung TV users will get the most out of this 3.1.2 Dolby Atmos soundbar

If you want to try the HW-Q800A’s Q Symphony and SpaceFit features, you’ll need a Samsung TV.

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The Paramount+ $5-a-month Essential plan launches today. Here’s what you need to know

The ad-supported version of Paramount+ just got a buck cheaper, but don’t switch from the older, $6/month with-ads plan until you read this first.

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Vizio’s 2022 soundbar lineup will boast more eARC models

eARC is going mainstream as Vizio’s mid-range M-Series soundbars get the feature.

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Vizio M-Series M512a-H6 review: This mid-range soundbar delivers big, dynamic sound

Supporting both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, the Vizio M512a-H6 packs exciting, room-filling sound, even if it lacks Wi-Fi support.

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Eve Energy review: This HomeKit smart plug doubles as a Thread router

Besides turning dumb appliances into smart ones, the Eve Energy smart plug can help extend the range of other Thread-enabled devices in your home.

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Google’s mysterious Fuchsia OS makes its public debut on the first-gen Nest Hub

Your Nest Hub display may soon be running on Google’s experimental, non Linux-based OS, even if you don’t realize it.

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HBO Max will offer a cheaper—$10 a month—ad-supported tier starting in June

HBO Max with Ads will be more affordable than the $15-a-month ad-free tier, but it’ll be missing a key perk: day-and-date Warner Bros. movies.

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