Don't-Miss Home Theater Stories
With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.
Android and infrared come together to convert your big-screen TV into a massive tablet.
This handsome device is a top-notch disc player that's great for digital audio systems, but it doesn't off any type of analog output.
Music sounds fantastic on Samsung’s flagship soundbar, but it needs more oomph for soundtracks.
The P-Series color and HDR puts just about everything else in its class to shame.
The LC-55 is a basic LED-backlit 4K UHD TV that offers about as good a picture as you'll find for less than $500.
The new Fire TV has cheap 4K HDR video and a lot of problems.
Roku's Sticks get even better with TV controls, voice commands, and 4K HDR video at the high end.
The MediaSonic Homeworx HW180STB has a dumb-as-a-rock recording features that might remind you of an old VCR.
And an onboard Wi-Fi adapter lets you stream live TV to any streaming box or mobile device on your home network.
Samsung's mid-range MU9000 series gives Sony's 930E a run for its money, thanks to a very smooth and even image.
You don’t need anything more for critical listening, but you’ll want to pair them with a subwoofer—at least—for home theater use.