Author: Ryan Waniata

The best HDTV antennas for 2019

After comparing many of the leading models, we think the Mohu Releaf is the best HD antenna. The Mohu Releaf is a rare example in the tech world where you can satisfy your need to be eco-friendly without sacrificing performance. Made from materials tha…

AirPods vs. Beats Powerbeats Pro: An Apple earbuds showdown

One of the biggest scores in Apple’s billion-dollar acquisition of Beats by Dre was the company’s streaming service, which was later transformed into Apple Music. But of course, Beats started as a headphone company, and with the announcement of the new…

OLED vs. LED: Which kind of TV display is better?

Whether you’re shopping for a new TV or just browsing our list of the best TVs you can buy, it’s likely you’ve heard the hype about OLED TVs. They’re thin, they’re light, and they offer incredible contrast that’s second to none in the marketplace. OL…

Beats by Dre Powerbeats3 Wireless review

The Powerbeats3, the third iteration of the bass-heavy, sport-ready earbuds from Apple’s Beats by Dre offshoot, were among the most popular wireless earbuds available when they debuted in 2016. With the imminent release of Beats’ new Powerbeats Pro — w…

What is Pluto TV? Here’s everything to know about the service

For many people, one of the main goals of cutting the cord — i.e., dropping cable or satellite — is saving money. If you only subscribe to Netflix, that may actually work, but once you subscribe to all the services it may take to get your favorite show…

The best Blu-ray players of 2019

It may seem strange to purchase a Blu-ray player when streaming services offer so much great entertainment on demand, but hard-copy media still offers the highest-quality experience. We’ve been reviewing Blu-ray players for years, and we can say with …

AirPods 2 review

Welcome to the age of incremental updates.In late 2018, Google gave us an “update” to its HD Chromecast that amounted to little more than a new coat of paint, and a $5 price hike. Months later, following years of speculation about new fitness features,…

Apple AirPods (2nd Gen) hands-on review

Welcome to the age of incremental updates.In late 2018, Google gave us an “update” to its HD Chromecast that amounted to little more than a new coat of paint, as well as an excuse to raise the price of its entry-level streamer (which had fallen by $5) …

The best Dolby Atmos movies for your home theater

Every year, the technology for watching movies improves, inching along on its way to total cinematic immersion. So much is made about advances in visual fidelity, however, that the role of sound is sometimes overlooked. Sound design is a crucial aspect…