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Sony Bravia XBR-A1E OLED

Sony’s Bravia XBR-A1E OLED could be the first flat-screen TV with sound that doesn’t suck

It may not persuade home theater geeks, but Sony’s “actuator” tech, which turns the entire OLED panel into a speaker, is impressive.

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Here's what's coming next from Sling TV

Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch talks pricing, DVR, and certified hardware.

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TiVo is developing a new set-top box user interface that can also run on top of Android

TiVo's new interface tries to predict what you'll watch, but it's not just for DVR boxes anymore.

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Catching up with Silicon Dust, makers of the HDHomeRun

The networked tuner builder discussed DVR delays, new hardware, and a semi-secret exchange program at CES 2017.

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AirTV: What to expect from Dish's new cord-cutting device brand

What's next for AirTV: DVR and more streaming integrations, but probably no networked tuner.

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The 10 craziest TVs at CES 2017

This year's smart TVs are thin enough to leave you with paper cuts.

Onkyo's new SBT-A500 network soundbar

The guts of Onkyo's SBT-A500 sound bar come in an external box to give the speaker an ultra-low profile

Onkyo's ultra-low profile soundbar and wireless subwoofer will support Dolby Atmos, DTS Play-Fi, Apple AirPlay, and all the streaming services you know and love.

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Philips jumps on the Dolby Vision bandwagon with new TVs and a 4K UHD Blu-ray player

With Philips incorporating Dolby Vision support into its 2017 TVs and 4K UHD Blu-ray players, the HDR tech scores another big win.

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LG's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player will support Dolby Vision

The LG UP970 is the second Ultra HD Blu-ray player to support Dolby Vision, following Oppo's UDP-203. However, it won't ship with the feature enabled.

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Razer unveils Project Ariana, a 4K projector that blurs the line between your screen and living room

Microsoft's old IllumiRoom concept has been reimagined by Razer—its Project Ariana is a 4K projector that extends your display onto your walls.

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Sony will embrace the dark side in 2017 and launch a series of consumer-grade OLED smart TVs

Dolby Vision will be enhancing the HDR of Sony's new XBR-X930E and XBR-X940E TVs, and the new XBR-A1E series are OLED.

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The new Hisense and Sharp TVs will feature Roku, quantum dots, and Dolby Vision

With a ton of TVs new to North America, and a handful featuring cutting-edge tech, Hisense continues its efforts to establish its own name and rehabilitate Sharp's.

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LG’s new OLED TVs are real wall huggers

Spectacularly thin, LG’s Signature OLED TV W series also offers the broadest support for HDR content we’ve heard of, including HDR10, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log Gamma, and Advanced HDR.

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New HDMI 2.1 spec includes support for Dynamic HDR, 8K resolution, and more

You say you just bought a new TV? Sorry, it's already out of date.

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LG taps quantum dots for its 2017 Super UHD TVs

The one company big in OLEDs is now going big on quantum dots to take on rival Samsung.