Jon L. Jacobi

Jon L. Jacobi

Freelance contributor

Jon Jacobi is a musician, former x86/6800 programmer, and long-time computer enthusiast. He writes reviews on TVs, SSDs, dash cams, remote access software, Bluetooth speakers, and sundry other consumer-tech hardware and software.

Articles by Jon L. Jacobi

Hisense U8H smart TV review: Fantastic color and black levels

Hisense U8H smart TV review: Fantastic color and black levels

Hisense's new U8H delivers outstanding color and black at a relatively affordable (for mini-LED) price. There are minor processing issues (shimmer and moiré), but in total, but it still compared favorably with the big three's efforts.
4 weeks ago
Tronsmart Trip Bluetooth speaker review: Where’s the bass?

Tronsmart Trip Bluetooth speaker review: Where’s the bass?

The Tronsmart Trip has a lot going for it. IPX7 weather resistance, good looks, a captive lanyard, and true wireless stereo compatibility. But there's a reason it's so affordable--an almost complete lack of thump.
3 months ago