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The $100 streaming box is back

Cheap streaming dongles still reign, but the next-gen Roku Ultra and Fire TV Cube are making performance a priority again.

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Here's the new Roku lineup for 2019

New Roku players include an updated Ultra with programmable buttons, and a fresh look for the entry-level Express.

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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance?

With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model.

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Get this Renewed Vizio Smartcast 5.1 sound bar for a low of $120 today

We gave this sound bar 4 stars out of 5, and now a version backed by Amazon Renewed Guarantee is selling for 40% off list price.

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Facebook reveals new Portal, Portal Mini, and Portal TV devices as it admits to collecting voice recordings

Looks like Facebook decided to come clean about how it’s been handling—or mishandling—audio recordings from its Portal devices on the same day that it’s announcing an updated set of Portal gadgets.

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Sonos Move review: Glorious audio performances at home and on the road

Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, indoors, outdoors, portable, and battery powered: The Sonos Move is the best speaker Sonos has built in years.

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Best Bluetooth speakers: Reviews and buying advice

We'll help you find the best wireless speakers for pairing with your smartphone or tablet—whatever your budget, and whatever music floats your boat.

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Smart Beat video baby monitor review: This breath-detecting baby monitor should put parents at ease

This video baby monitor can also track your child's breathing and will alert you if his or her respiration pattern changes.

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The best video baby monitors: Keep eyes—and ears—on your bundle of joy

Today's baby monitors are more capable—and more complex—than ever. Here's how to find the right one, so you and your baby can get some sleep.

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Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple orders 'Mosquito Coast' series with Justin Theroux

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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Amazon takes on Tidal, Deezer, and Qobuz with Amazon Music HD: a high-res music service

Available starting today, Amazon Music HD boasts more than 50 million songs with lossless CD-quality sound, plus “millions” more with better-than-CD “ultra HD” sonics.

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The Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box lets you sync your Hue lights with your TV

Coming next month, the device will let you sync up to 10 Hue lights with your display, making it look like the TV’s colors are bleeding onto the wall.

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Polk Legend L100 review: Higher performance than you'd expect from any bookshelf speaker

Polk's Legend L100 speakers deliver well-rounded sound with generally precise renderings.

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The Echo Show 5 smart display is back to a low of $65 today

Enjoy Amazon Alexa and all the other Echo features in a 5.5-inch smart display. It's now back to its all-time low price.