Bose holiday smart home theater up to $150 off: Soundbar 900 $799 new low, more from $209

Amazon is now offering the Bose Smart Soundbar 900 for $799 shipped. Regularly $899, this is a solid $100 price drop and a new Amazon all-time low. You’ll also find it matched directly from Bose and in the Best Buy Memorial Day sale for $1 more. Available in both the black and white colorways, this is the latest smart Bose soundbar with Alexa built-in alongside Google Assistant via the noise-rejecting microphones “so it hears you even when your music is playing loudly.” From there, you’ll find Dolby Atmos support with “TrueSpace spatial processing” as well as Bluetooth audio streaming from your smart devices and support for both Apple’s AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect. HDMI eARC or optical audio connectivity is in place here with both cables provided in the package. More details below. 

New lows hit Sony’s 2022 4K AirPlay 2 Google TV lineup starting from $548 (Up to $300 off)

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Alongside the first price drops on the latest models from Samsung and LG, Amazon is now knocking up to $300 or more of the 2022 Sony 4K TVs. First up, we are tracking the Sony 65-inch 4K Ultra HD TV X80K Series Google TV at $848 shipped. Regularly $1,000, this is over $150 off the going rate, slightly below the discounted $850 price tag at Best Buy, and a new Amazon all-time low. Alongside AirPlay 2 support and Google Assistant/Alexa voice commands, this model delivers a “flush surface and narrow bezel” as well as compatibility with the BRAVIA CAM (video chat, gesture support, and more). You’ll also find the 4K HDR X1 Processor, Dolby Vision, an HDMI 2.1 port, USB connectivity, and more. Head over to our launch coverage for additional details and down below for even more Sony 2022 4K TV deals. 

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Jamo’s powered subwoofer has a built-in 400W amplifier at a low of $161 (Reg. $219)

Amazon is offering the Jamo 400W Powered Subwoofer in White for $161.19 shipped. For comparison, this colorway normally goes for $219 and the black model is $204 right now. Today’s deal marks a new low that we’ve tracked at Amazon. This subwoofer is a must-have for any premium home theater. It’s wireless-ready when you pick up the Klipsch WA2 kit and has a front-firing port so you can place it within cabinets no problem. Also, you won’t need a separate amplifier here as it has a built-in 400W power source, making it quite the versatile subwoofer for any setup. Keep reading for more.

LG’s new 2022 OLED 4K TVs now up to $554 off with HDMI 2.1, 120Hz VRR, more from $1,397

$554 off $1,397+

We are now tracking some notable price drops on LG’s 2022 model 4K TVs with up to $554 in savings. First up, Amazon is offering the LG OLED B2 Series 65-inch 4K Smart TV for $1,996.99 shipped. Regularly $2,300 and currently marked down to $2,000 at Best Buy, this is $303 off the going rate and the lowest price we have tracked since they were announced back in March. This model brings a 65-inch self-lit OLED panel to your home theater with the a7 Gen5 AI processor, a 120Hz refresh rate, as well as NVIDIA G-SYNC, FreeSync Premium, VRR for gaming, fast action content, and more to join to pair of HDMI 2.1 ports. Direct access to your streaming services sits alongside support for Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit as well as Dolby Vision, HDR 10, a pair of USB inputs, Bluetooth, and Ethernet. Head below for some deep deals on the new 2022 LG C2 models and a get a closer look at the entire lineup right here

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LG’s new Ultra Short Throw 4K Laser Projector creates a 120-inch screen from 7 inches away

Laser projectors are a staple of the home theater industry and LG has its own entry with the CineBeam 4K lineup. Now it is expanding this lineup with the all-new Ultra Short Throw HU915QE model capable of throwing a 120-inch screen from a distance of just 7.2-inches from the wall.

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Sony 2022 Bravia Google TVs: Video calling, OLEDs, Mini-LED, AirPlay 2, more from $1,400

We now have pricing details on the 2022 Sony TV lineup. The brand will continue with its high-end Bravia 4K and 8K models, but the new Sony TVs will also deliver more affordable Mini LED variants in 2022 with all models operating within the Android and Google TV platforms. The new 2022 Sony Quantum Dot OLED-based Bravia XR models are certainly going to be fetching a premium when they go on sale in a couple months time, but you’ll still be able to get in the Sony entertainment center game for less with the Mini LED models and gaming-ready smart Bravia OLED Google models staring in the $1,400 range. Head below for a full breakdown of the 2022 Sony TV lineup. 

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This $2,400 Atmos sound bar with AirPlay 2 has a rotatable center channel Orb speaker

Devialet’s Dione sound bar is the brand’s “acoustic engineering applied to home cinema.” It packs 5.1.2-channels of Dolby Atmos audio, and even features an integrated subwoofer for an all-in-one design. There’s also an orb in the middle of the sound bar that can be repositioned and rotated as needed, but does that make it worth $2,400? Let’s dive in and take a closer look.

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LG’s 2022 line of AirPlay 2/HomeKit 4K and 8K OLED TVs to launch from $1,399 starting in April

LG’s latest lineup of 2022 OLED TVs is finally about to become available. There’s a wide range of TVs being offered by LG in its latest lineup, which includes everything from a 42-inch C2 OLED evo for $1,399 that’s set to be available later in May, up to the massively expensive 88-inch 8K OLED for $24,999. These TVs feature AirPlay 2 and HomeKit for the Apple ecosystem, as well as Assistant and Alexa integration for those who prefer Google or Amazon. What else do they offer? Let’s take a closer look.

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Sony launches new S400 soundbar with virtual surround and OLED display window at $300

It’s time to take a look at the new Sony soundbar. Today, Sony is introducing a new virtual surround sound solution known as the HT-S400 2.1-ch Soundbar. Complete with a wireless subwoofer, some interesting connectivity to its latest model TVs, and a nice little hidden OLED heads-up display, this one is clearly planted in the more affordable price range, unlike some of those behemoth high-end models that dropped over the last few months. Head below for more details and a closer look. 

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XGIMI Android projectors with Harman Kardon audio, mobile casting, & more are perfect last minute gifts at up to $100 off

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Today we’re taking a closer look at the highly rated XGIMI home and portable projectors. The brand’s lineup of 1080p and 4K projectors just got a whole lot more affordable, thanks to major price drops for the holidays, and make for great gifts for anyone looking to get an up to 300-inch display on the wall. Featuring audio courtesy of the world-class engineers at Harman Kardon, you’ll also find things like Intelligent Screen Adaption (ISA) for obstacle avoidance when projecting the display, alongside Chromecast streaming from your mobile smart devices and more. Head below for a closer look at each of the models in the lineup. 

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Optoma’s new smart 4K laser projector emits just 26dB of noise, has 30,000-hour lifespan, more

This week, Optoma has unleashed a new 4K laser projector. The company highlights “high brightness, brilliant color, rich blacks, and endless connectivity options” as some of its major selling points, but an up to 240Hz refresh rate when used in 1080p also makes it a viable solution for high-refresh-rate gaming. The latest Optoma 4K projector runs Android and emits just 26 decibels of noise. With three HDMI ports and several other connection types, the Optoma UHZ50 has plenty of I/O to accommodate game consoles, streaming media players, and more. Continue reading for additional details.

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Sony intros new wearable speaker and wireless transmitter that pairs its ANC headsets with a TV

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Roughly two years after Sony announced its first wearable speaker, the company is back with its most powerful offering yet. It wields support for Dolby Atmos in addition to the company’s unique 360 Spatial Sound technology. This paves the way for users to take a photo of their ear using Sony’s Personalizer app to analyze hearing characteristics by “estimating the ear’s 3D shape.” Sony has also released a low-latency wireless transmitter that acts as a middleman between its popular Bluetooth headphones and most TVs. Not only does it work with the company’s new wearable speaker, but also XM3, XM4, and many other models of Sony headphones. Continue reading to learn more.

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Two new Philips AirPlay 2 soundbars arrive with Dolby Atmos, HDMI eARC, more

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A couple of new Philips AirPlay 2 soundbars are now up for grabs, and both feature Dolby Atmos. In terms of audio, these units are differentiated by 2.1- and 3.1.2-channel sound. The entry-level model offers up to 240W of maximum output power, while the upgraded unit more than doubles that at 600W. Both soundbars support HDMI eARC to deliver the “full effect of advanced audio formats like Dolby Atmos.” Dual HDMI inputs could help buyers spend less time behind the television when connecting game consoles, streaming media players, and the list goes on. Continue reading to learn more.

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Philips’ Bluetooth Universal Remote streamlines pairing and has a Find It feature – pre-order now

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Most of us have at least a couple of remotes floating around our living room. While many streaming media players, game consoles, and other devices attempt to mitigate this using HDMI-CEC, many would agree that it is far from perfect. So depending on how many devices you have and what exactly they are, a universal remote could be one of the best options out there for controlling all of them. The Philips Smart Universal Remote is ready to control four devices and even adds some modern features that should streamline usage. Not only does it team up with your smartphone to simplify pairing, you’ll also benefit from an integrated Find It feature. Continue reading to learn more.

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New Bose Smart Soundbar 900 brings Dolby Atmos + PhaseGuide tech to your home theater

Bose today announced the Smart Soundbar 900, a Dolby Atmos-enabled sound bar that delivers the company’s proprietary Spacial Technology to your home theater for the “Ultimate All-in-One Wireless Speaker.” While Bose already has the Soundbar 700, the new Smart Soundbar 900 is replacing it as the flagship all-in-one powerhouse for the company. Sporting Spotify Connect, AirPlay 2, and even support for Alexa and Assistant voice control, this sound bar is poised to take a solid seat in the high-end home theater game. Sound interesting? Head below for a more detailed look.

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Sony’s 2021 Google Assistant 4K OLED TV + $50 GC, 4-yr. warranty now $1,597 ($550 off)

$550+ off $1,597

BuyDig is now offering the 2021 model 65-inch LG A1 Series 4K HDR Smart OLED TV for $1,596.99 shipped with a $50 Visa gift card. It also ships with a bonus 4-year warranty. Regularly up to $2,100, this is as much as $553 in savings with the included gift card and the lowest price we can find. It is also on sale at Amazon and Best Buy from $1,597, but you won’t get the added gift card and extended warranty. This 65-inch 4K display packs in over 8 million pixels for “intense color and infinite contrast” alongside Cinema HDR, Dolby Vision IQ, and Dolby Atmos with built-in Google Assistant and Alexa voice commands. Apple HomeKit support is also joined by three HDMI ports, a pair of USB jacks, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and more. Rated 4+ stars. More 4K TV deals below. 

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LG and Samsung 4K TV deals from $1,339 with up to $1,000 in savings (55- to 83-inches)

$1,000 off $1,339+

Echo and Optics (100% positive feedback from over 14,000 ratings) via eBay Daily Deals is now offering the 2021 model 55-inch Samsung Neo Quantum QLED 4K Smart TV for $1,339 shipped. Regularly $1,600, this one is on sale for just under $1,500 at both Amazon and Best Buy. Today’s offer is the second best price we have ever tracked and that was a limited offer at about $39 less than our price right now. This is a 120Hz, 4K display with HDR support and all the modern fixings you would expect from a 2021 model in this price range. Alongside voice support via Alexa and Google Assistant, built-in Wi-Fi leaves thousands of apps and streaming services at your disposal alongside four HDMI inputs, a pair of USB jacks, Bluetooth, and more. Rated 4+ stars. More 4K TV deals and details below. 

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LG Eclair sound bar offers Dolby Atmos in a compact package; pre-order now

Recently, LG announced the US rollout of its Eclair QP5 Dolby Atmos Sound Bar, its most compact model to date. Don’t let its small size fool you, as it does have full Dolby Atmos, as well as DTS:X support in a 3.1.2-channel setup. The wireless subwoofer delivers quality bass, and honestly, the entire setup looks killer as well. Should you pick up the LG Eclair QP5 Dolby Atmos Sound Bar? Let’s take a closer look.

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Save over $1,000 on LG OLED 4K TVs today with up to $200 gift cards, free $100 earbuds, more

$1,000 off $1,497+

BuyDig is now offering some notable deals on 4K LG OLED TVs with added gift cards and more. One standout is the LG 77-inch GX 4K Smart AirPlay 2 OLED TV for $3,296.99 shipped with a $200 Visa gift card, a free set of LG TONE True Wireless Earbuds, and an extended 4-year warranty. Regularly up to $4,000 at Best Buy and Amazon where it is currently marked down to $3,297+, you won’t get any of the add-ons here and will only receive a 1-year warranty with these options. You’re looking at up to $1,040 in total savings, never mind the value of the extended warranty. The 4K Ultra HD (2160p resolution) OLED panel is joined by AirPlay 2/HomeKit support, hands-free voice control, and direct access to all of the best streaming services. Dolby Atmos, Google Assistant, Alexa, and HDR functionality are in place alongside four HDMI jacks, three USB ports, built-in Wi-Fi, ethernet, Bluetooth, and more. Rated 4+ stars. More 4K LG OLED TV deals below. 

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LG announces official pricing and US availability for its new QNED MiniLED 4K and 8K TVs

Today, LG is officially announcing pricing and availability details on its new lineup of QNED MiniLED TV models. Ushering in a “new era in LCD TV picture quality with richer and more accurate colors,” according to LG, the new QNED MiniLED TVs will begin rolling out at the top of next month, with models ranging in size from 65 inches up to behemoth 86 inches. Head below for more details and a closer look. 

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LG 2021 OLED 4K smart TVs up to $500 off: 77-inch with $200 Visa credit + 4-yr. warranty, more

$500 off $1,597+

BuyDig is now offering the LG 77-inch 4K Smart OLED TV with $200 in Visa gift cards and an extended 4-year warranty for $3,496.99 shipped. Originally $4,088, this one is currently on sale for $3,500 at Amazon without the gift card or warranty, is now about $100 below our previous mention, and at the lowest price we can find with about $503 in total savings. Best Buy also has it on sale for $3,500, down from the usual $3,800, without the add-on credit. This is a 2021 OLED display with over 8 million pixels, a 9 Gen4 AI processor, NVIDIA G-SYNC with game optimizer settings, and loads of built-in voice command support via Alexa and Google Assistant. You’ll also find AirPlay 2 and Apple HomeKit compatibility with direct access to thousands of apps and your favorite streaming services. On the connectivity side of things, there are four HDMI jacks, three USB ports, Wi-Fi, ethernet, Bluetooth, and more. Rated 4+ stars. More 4K TV deals below. 

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Monoprice’s Bluetooth Soundbar + wireless sub upgrades your audio for $85 shipped (Reg. $130)

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Monoprice is now offering its SB-200SW Premium Slim Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer for $84.99 shipped when you apply code HALFWAY2BF at checkout. Regularly $130 direct from Monoprice and currently sitting at $106 via Amazon where it has never gone for less, today’s deal is nearly 35% off the going rate, and the best price we can find. This is a 36-inch sound bar with 160-watts to power a pair of tweeters, four drivers, and the powered wireless subwoofer. It is ready to sit under the TV or mounted on the wall alongside a host of connectivity options including HDMI, digital coaxial, optical, typical 3.5mm analog inputs, and built-in Bluetooth for connecting to your smart devices. Rated 4+ stars. More details below. 

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Toshiba launches new 4K Fire TV lineup to freshen up your home theater

To me, nothing says spring like spending sunny days out on a bike trail and cool rainy evenings curled up with a comfort show. And thankfully, Toshiba is releasing a new line of upgraded Fire TVs that are built to accommodate anyone’s setup and routine. Starring the coveted 4K screen with color remastering, this instant home-theatre also features DTS Virtual X audio engineering and an Alexa voice remote. There’s a lot to unpack with this powerhouse TV, so hit the jump for more info.

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LG’s 2020 4K Smart OLED TV with AirPlay 2 + $120 Visa credit now $1,397 ($1,620 value)

$223 off $1,397

BuyDig is now offering the 48-inch 2020 LG CX 4K Smart OLED TV for $1,397 shipped with a $120 Visa gift card attached. Regularly $1,500 and currently on sale for $1397 at Amazon (without the gift card), today’s deal shaves $223 off with the included Visa credit (can be used just about anywhere) and is the best value we can find. Costco has this model on sale for $1,350 right now, and while that’s less out of pocket and a solid price drop, it’s not quite as good of a value as the Visa gift card bundle. This is a 4K Ultra HD (2160p resolution) panel with HDR, NVIDIA G-SYNC for gaming, AirPlay 2/Apple HomeKit support, and is ready for voice commands via Assistant or Alexa through compatible devices. Alongside direct access to thousands of apps and all of the best streaming services, it also includes four HDMI inputs, three USB ports, optical audio, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ethernet. Rated 4+ stars. More details below. 

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LG 65″ OLED 4K Smart TV + $150 Visa GC, FREE speaker up to $440 in savings, more from $698

$440 off $1,997

BuyDig is now offering the 2020 LG 65-inch Class CX Series OLED 4K UHD Smart TV for $1,996.99 shipped with an included $150 Visa gift card. With the purchase of this TV, you’ll also score a FREE LG XBOOM Go PL5 Speaker (regular $90 value) by filling out this form from LG. Originally $2,800, this TV is going for more like $2,000 at Best Buy right now and the BuyDig bundle is the lowest price we can find with an effective price of $1,847 after the value of the gift card is included (it can be used just about anywhere). Amazon is charging $1,950, which is less out of pocket, but you won’t get the gift card there. This is a 65-inch 2160p 4K TV with HDR, AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support, NVIDIA G-SYNC, and direct access to thousands of apps and streaming services. Alongside Google Assistant and Alexa compatibility, it has four HDMI jacks, three USB ports, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ethernet, and more. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 4,000 Amazon customers. More 4K smart TV deals below. 

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Logitech Harmony universal remotes are now discontinued, here are the best alternatives

Last week, Logitech officially announced that it would be discontinuing its popular lineup of Harmony smart universal remotes, leaving a gap in the home theater control space. While Logitech is currently noting that those with existing devices won’t be impacted, the lack of new features going forward may very well have current owners looking to make the switch. That’s why we’re rounding up the best Logitech Harmony remote alternatives including Fire TV, Sevenhugs, and more.

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Tested: BenQ’s GS2 Portable Projector delivers AirPlay 2 and crisp, colorful visuals

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As one of BenQ’s first portable projectors, its recent GS2 release arrives with a compelling list of features like 1080p visuals, AirPlay 2, and three-hour battery life despite its compact design. But how does it stack up to other portable offerings in the market? Our latest Tested with 9to5Toys is putting this projector through its paces to see if the BenQ GS2 is a must-have for summer movie nights or not. Head below for all of the details.

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Hisense announces new home theater experience with 120-inch 4K L5F Laser Cinema

Hisense, a leader in home theater technology, is offering viewers an all-new experience with its latest L5 Laser Cinema. Delivering a “complete and affordable home theater solution,” this projector offers a 120-inch screen for the ultimate movie night. Powered by Android TV, you won’t even have to use a Roku or Apple TV in order to enjoy Netflix, Disney+, or Hulu. So, what all can the Hisense L5F Laser Cinema deliver to your home theater? Let’s take a look.

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Insignia’s 70-inch 4K Fire TV drops to $550 (Save $100), more from $100

33% off From $100

Best Buy’s official Amazon storefront currently offers the Insignia 70-inch 4K Smart Fire TV Edition HDTV for $549.99 shipped. Usually selling for $650, today’s offer is good for a $100 discount, matches the second lowest price to date, and is the best we’ve seen since October. Upgrade your home theater with Insignia’s 70-inch 4K smart TV. Alongside its massive panel, there’s built-in Fire TV featues for watching all of your favorite streaming content and more. Plus, there’s Alexa control as well as three HDMI inputs. Over 9,100 customers have left a 4.6/5 star rating. Head below for more Fire TV deals from $100.

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Polk expands home theater stable with React Soundbar, wireless speakers, and subwoofer

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Today, Polk is out with the latest addition to its stable of home theater products. As its most recent smart soundbar, the new React model delivers built-in Alexa features thanks to four microphones, alongside support for a 5.1-channel surround sound setup by pairing add-on accessories. Plus, there’s also a new pair of wireless speakers and a subwoofer to go alongside the new soundbar. Head below for a closer look at the new Polk React Soundbar.

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Samsung debuts 2021 TV lineup with refreshed Frame, first Mini-LED models, more

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Today, Samsung is refreshing its lineup of smart HDTVs alongside introducing a collection of entirely new models. Slimming down its popular Frame TV series, Samsung is also introducing its very first MicroLED TVs alongside some other additions to its lineup. Head below for a closer look at all of the new unveils in Samsung’s 2021 TV lineup.

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Samsung Premiere Smart Projector lineup now available with HDR10+ support, 4K, more

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About two months ago, Samsung unveiled not one but two new 4K smart projectors. Both fall under The Premiere moniker and look very similar to one another. While many details were shared at that time, pricing and a release date were not among them. Surprisingly, the Samsung Premiere Smart Projector lineup is suddenly now available for order, and the cost for the high-end model is about as high as one would expect, with the base offering clocking in at a lower and much more reasonable price. Continue reading to learn more.

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All-new Hisense Roku TV Soundbars arrive with $69 entry price

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With loads of soundbars on the market, offerings with standout features or affordable price points tend garner the most amount of attention. Hisense is trying to deliver both with its latest batch of releases. There are three new Hisense Roku TV Soundbars, each delivers a compelling price point and respectable feature set that’s ready to seamlessly pair with Roku streaming media players and televisions alike. Continue reading to learn more.

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VIZIO’s 4K OLED TVs are finally available with AirPlay 2, HomeKit, more

VIZIO announced its 4K OLED TV lineup earlier this year, but the selection of TVs is finally available for purchase from Best Buy. You’ll find that these TVs are among the first from a company outside of Sony or LG, and VIZIO makes sure to pack quite a bit into its first-ever 4K OLED panels. From HomeKit and AirPlay 2 to a 120Hz refresh rate and Dolby Vision, these TVs are also competitively priced with deals starting at $1,200.

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New Samsung The Premiere laser projector throws 130 inches of 4K on your wall

Just yesterday, we covered Optoma’s new CinemaX P2 4K laser projector. One day later, Samsung manages to one-up that release with two ultra-short-throw projectors of its own. Both are named Samsung The Premiere, with model numbers LSP9T and LSP7T helping to distinguish one from the other. LSP7T creates a 10-foot image like CinemaX P2, but LSP9T takes things further with a picture that measures 130 inches diagonally. That’s right — placing one of Samsung’s new laser projector in the living room will cast either a 120- or 130-inch image onto your wall. Continue reading to learn more.

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New Optoma CinemaX P2 4K Laser Projector wants to banish your wall-mounted TV

The battle between projectors and televisions rages on following the unveiling of the new Optoma CinemaX P2 4K Laser Projector. It’s only been a year since P1 debuted, but that hasn’t halted the folks at Optoma from continuing to push this product line forward. One way this new offering differentiates itself from its predecessor is by delivering “25% more contrast and vibrant color performance.” You’ll also find a new Enhanced Gaming Mode alongside its “state-of-the-art digital exhibit feature.” Continue reading to learn more.

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Samsung’s latest Frame 4K Smart TVs with AirPlay 2 and more now up to $200 off

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Samsung is currently taking up to $200 off a selection of its latest 2020 Frame Smart 4K TVs with prices starting at $1,200 shipped. One highlight is on the 55-inch model which is matched at Amazon and goes for $1,397.99. Down from $1,500, today’s offer is just the second time we’ve seen it on sale and the best since May. Samsung’s latest Frame TV blends into the rest of your home decor with a stylish design that’s as far from the typical black plastic bezels as you’ll find. Instead, there’s a wood finish and picture frame-esque design. Other highlights include smart functionality like AirPlay 2 and HomeKit, a 4K QLED screen equipped with HDR10+, and four HDMI ports. Rated 4.3/5 stars from 110 customers. Head below the fold for more.

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Polk Audio’s Assistant-enabled MagniFi 2 soundbar can play Apple Music

Polk Audio is updating its MagniFi lineup with the MagniFi 2 Sound Bar. This series is designed to “reduce the barrier to entry to a multi-channel home theater,” and this all-new soundbar offers a performance-tuned, 6-driver array to deliver a “huge soundstage and outstanding fidelity.” This simple soundbar is a great option for those who want a mid-range home theater upgrade, something that’s better than a standard 2.1-channel setup but not quite ready for Dolby Atmos.

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VIZIO finally enters the OLED market with two models priced from $1,300

VIZIO is probably one of my favorite TV manufacturers around. Offering a combination of budget-focused options with feature-rich models, you’ve been able to find just about anything in VIZIO’s TV line…that is, except for OLED. But, that all changes as the company is debuting the VIZIO Masterful OLED TV Collection alongside the Dolby Atmos-enabled Elevate Sound Bar. What do these two new products bring to the table? Keep reading to find out.

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Sonos Playbase delivers AirPlay 2, more at an all-time low of $522 (Save $177)

Update: Now down to $521.72.

Amazon is currently offering the Sonos Playbase for $530.94 shipped. Down from $699, a price you’ll find direct from Sonos, B&H, and Best Buy, today’s offer saves you 24%, is $29 under our previous mention, and a new all-time low. Sonos Playbase enhances your home theatre’s audio with a unique design that rests underneath your TV, taking up less space than the average soundbar. An internal audio array looks to deliver room-filling sound with six midrange drivers, three tweeters, and a woofer. Plus, smart capabilities bring AirPlay 2, whole-home playback, and more into the mix. Inputs include optical and Ethernet. Over 680 customers have left a 4.7/5 star rating. Head below for additional details.

This year’s Samsung soundbars wield object tracking sound, Alexa, more

When it comes to technology companies, Samsung is a brand that spans a large amount of product categories. Soundbars are one of them and it just unleashed new models. From object tracking sound to Alexa integration, the latest Samsung soundbars certainly offer some interesting features. The release of these coincide with Samsung Terrace, a new outdoor 4K Smart TV with Apple TV and AirPlay 2 onboard. Continue reading to learn more about the latest Samsung soundbars.

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Polk Audio’s Signa S3 soundbar with Chromecast for Audio arrives at $249

Polk Audio is expanding its Sigma Series lineup of sounders with the Sigma S3, a $249 option to upgrade your home theater. This model offers four performance-tuned drivers and a wireless subwoofer that gives you a fantastic theater experience right inside of your home. You can pass through the latest HD, 4K, and 8K signals and it can even decode Dolby Digital 5.1 content that provides a lifelike home theater sound through a single HDMI ARC connection. Plus, you’ll find Chromecast for Audio built-in here that makes it super simple to enjoy your favorite tunes without turning on your TV.

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New Optoma laser projectors debut with up to 4,200-lumens of brightness

Roughly 6-months after Optoma unveiled its CinemaX P1 Smart 4K Laser Projector, the company is back with three new offerings. Two of these models are Optoma laser projectors with brightnesses that reach up to 4,200-lumens. To put that into perspective, CinemaX P1 has a brightness of 3,000-lumens. Massive 300-inch screen sizes can be achieved and 30,000-hour runtimes yield a theoretical lifespan of around 40-years when watching a full movie each day. Continue reading to learn more.

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Sony unveils new remote control speaker hybrid with charging stand, more

While it’s commonplace for startups to take a shot at an entirely new product category, it tends to occur much less frequently with large, well-known brands like Sony. Sure it’s not entirely new, Sony’s second iteration of its remote control speaker hybrid is quite interesting. It resembles a Bluetooth speaker, yet easily distinguishes itself with a plethora of buttons along the top for controlling a TV. An included charging dock makes it very simple to top off the built-in battery. Continue reading to learn more.

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Roku Surround Sound aims to make premium audio accessible to anyone

With loads of smart TV operating systems out there, it can be hard to decide which is right for you. Thankfully switching between platforms is simple in some regards thanks to an increased level of competition to deliver a full ecosystem of products. While Roku initially became known for its streaming devices, an expansive smart TV rollout and recent launches of a sound bar, subwoofer, and wireless speakers have bolstered its strength as a lineup. Today the company is taking its audio products a step further by letting all of them pair together to create a Roku Surround Sound experience.

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Upgrade your home theater before Super Bowl LIV from $50

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Most people don’t have an upgraded sound system, considering how expensive nicer TVs generally are. However, it’s becoming easier to get a budget-focused home theater setup that’s great in both video and audio. So, if you’ve yet to upgrade your home theater system, now is a great time to do it before Super Bowl LIV comes in just a few weeks. If you’re wanting the best home theater setup for the Super Bowl, this article is for you.

Whether you’re on a tighter budget or are ready to drop it all on a fully-featured sound system, we’ve got the right option for you. Also, be sure to check out our Home Theater guide which is updated constantly with the best deals from around the web.

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Samsung’s 2019 Frame UHDTV lineup returns to Amazon lows at up to $300 off

Amazon currently offers the Samsung Frame 55-inch 4K HDR UHDTV (2019 edition) for $1,097.99 shipped. Both Walmart and B&H are matching the price here, with Best Buy and Samsung direct’s listings entering at $2 more. Typically selling for closer to $1,400, today’s offer is good for a $300 discount and matches our previous mention from the holidays for the Amazon all-time low. The Frame stands out from other TVs on the market thanks to its unique design that more naturally blends into your home. Gone is the usual black plastic casing, and instead you’ll find a wood finish and thin form-factor. Other highlights include smart functionality, a 4K UHD screen equipped with HDR10+, and four HDMI ports. Rated 4.5/5 stars. Head below for more deals starting at $898.

TCL launches the new Dolby Atmos and Roku TV-ready Alto 9+ Soundbar

Today at CES 2020, the TCL Alto 9+ Soundbar has been unveiled. It features an aggressive look that houses triple-channel speakers. While TCL doesn’t get specific, it does compare its new release with options “typically reserved for high-end home theater systems.” This is due in part to its support for Dolby Atmos and RAY·DANZ technology, which beams sound towards reflector units to create “an even wider soundstage than mainstream digital signal processing.”

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