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Recent articles by Ty:

Why is Playboy making Bluetooth headphones?

Playboy thinks its readers would love to sport the Playboy logo around town on a pair of $150 Bluetooth headphones. → Read More

Walking Dead, Jimmy Kimmel hit with $500K fines for using prohibited alarm tones

The FCC has fined AMC and ABC hundreds of thousands of dollars for using emergency tones when there wasn't an emergency. → Read More

Sling TV review: The best budget live TV streaming service

Sling TV offers cord cutters a wealth of live cable TV channels and plenty of add-on options for an affordable price. → Read More

Ikea Symfonisk Bookshelf Wi-Fi Speaker review: Ikea speaker makes Sonos multiroom magic more affordable

This Sonos-compatible speaker offers an excellent, affordable introduction to multiroom Wi-Fi music. → Read More

Ikea Symfonisk Table Lamp review: Ikea's Sonos speaker: the best-sounding lamp you'll ever hear

The Ikea Symfonisk is an excellent-sounding Sonos-compatible Wi-Fi speaker dressed up as a really nice lamp. → Read More

PlayStation Vue review: Live TV that's not just for gamers

Vue has a slick interface and plenty of features yet suffers from a comparatively weak channel selection. → Read More

Hulu with Live TV review: Frustrating menus, limited DVR spoil the deal

Basic Hulu is beloved for its low price and massive stable of on-demand shows, but the live TV version falls short of other premium cord cutter competitors. → Read More

Best music streaming service of 2019: Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music, Amazon and Google Play compared

We compare the biggest on-demand music streaming services to find the best one for you. → Read More

YouTube TV review: It's a cable replacement, but it's not for budget hunters anymore

YouTube TV offers an excellent live TV streaming experience with a healthy selection of channels, but it may not save cord-cutters much money over standard cable. → Read More

Vizio SB2020n-G6 review: Compact sound bar is a good value, but sounds smaller than rivals

The Vizio SB2020n-G6 is an enjoyable and easy-to-use sound bar but it's beaten by several similarly priced speakers, including one of Vizio's own. → Read More

Best AV receivers under $500

We compared affordable, full-featured AV receivers from Denon, Onkyo, Sony and Yamaha. Which one wins? → Read More

Apple TV will soon support PS4 and Xbox One controllers

Apple is ramping up its gaming chops by announcing Apple TV support for two of the most popular gaming controllers. → Read More

Denon AVR-S750H review: Warm home theater sound pairs well with future-ready features

The Denon AVR-S750H offers everything an AV enthusiast needs, from generous sound quality to plenty of connectivity. → Read More

Best Father's Day gifts under $250

From a new Blu-ray player to audio sunglasses these are the best tech gifts from the $100 to $250 range for Father's Day 2019. → Read More

Philo review: Cheap live TV streamer solid on phones, lacks must-have channels

Live TV streaming service Philo offers a large selection of channels for $20 a month and is perfect for mobile use, but it's not as fun to use as its budget rivals. → Read More

Bose smart speakers add Google Assistant to Amazon Alexa

Bose follows Sonos in announcing the ability to use multiple voice assistants on its smart speakers. → Read More

AT&T Watch TV review: Great freebie, not-so-great cable TV replacement

At just $15 per month -- or free for certain AT&T Wireless customers -- it's the cheapest multichannel live TV service. But competitors offer better functionality, including Roku support and a DVR. → Read More

Best TV antennas for cord-cutters, starting at just $10

Looking to cut your TV bill all the way down to free? We tested seven antennas to find out which one works best. → Read More

Dolby Atmos sound bars are finally affordable in 2019, thanks to Vizio

If you've been patiently waiting for Dolby's best surround format to hit mainstream prices, Vizio has a budget model ready. → Read More

Best Mother's Day gifts from $100 to $250

If you're looking to buy Mom something a little better than flowers or a card, we've got a list of all of the best affordable phones, TVs and e-readers right here. → Read More