Entries Tagged as 'Review'

Amazon Fire TV Review

April 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Digital Media Receivers, Product Reviews, Review, Streaming Services

This is one of those products that is so logical for the company to have, it’s kinda a shock they didn’t have it already. It’s like if McDonalds announced a quadruple cheeseburger: a logical expansion of their offerings that fits right in with everything else. So the Fire TV, Amazon’s Apple TV, is not surprising, […]

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Samsung UN65F9000 LED LCD UHDTV Review

January 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Product Reviews, Review, UHDTV

Being an early adopter of new technology earns you bragging rights, but it can also mean a future trip to the e-waste recycling center when the cool new thing you’ve invested in turns out to be little more than an expensive doorstop. Case in point: When the HD-DVD format was introduced, I paid way too […]

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A 3D SuperHero Arrives

December 20th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Digital Camera/Camcorder

The following is a sponsored post contributed by an associate of HDGuru.com—ed. Content shot in 3D has a loyal audience, including children, animation buffs, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Many people in that last group are also fans of GoPro Hero video cameras. A recent story on the show detailed the story of GoPro’s founder, Nick […]

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Mobile Device to HDTV Comparison: AppleTV, Chromecast, and Kindle Fire HDX

December 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, OLED, Plasma, Product Reviews, Review, Streaming Services

There’s a cool new trick possible with a growing number of products: the ability to wirelessly send what’s on your mobile device (or computer) up onto your TV. Apple’s had this for a while with their products, and now Google, Amazon, and others are getting into the act. It’s a feature that’s still in its […]

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Samsung HW-F850 Soundbar Review

December 16th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Audio, Product Reviews, Review, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Wireless Audio

  It’s reasonable to expect perfection from a soundbar that sells for $1,000. That’s the price Samsung charges for its HW-F850 , and while we’re not saying the sound is perfect, it is rather engaging. More important, the system has an automatic calibration function that optimizes the sound for your listening seat. Just plug in […]

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Samsung Shape Wireless Audio System Review

December 6th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audio, Product Reviews, Review, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

When Samsung announced its Shape Wireless Audio System a few months back, tech bloggers were quick to dub it “Sonos Killer,” “Sonos Toppler,” and “Sonos Taker On-er.” To a certain extent, all of those categorizations are true: By releasing a system that’s functionally similar to, and identically priced with, Sonos’ offerings, Samsung is clearly trying […]

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Google Chromecast Review

December 4th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Digital Media Receivers, Product Reviews, Review

When launched, Google’s Chromecast media streamer caught the tech world by storm. It sold out with great rapidity, everyone enamored not least by the price, but by its potential. Now that the hoopla has died down a bit, we can take a calm look at the reality of the Chromecast. Is it any good? Or […]

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The Best HDTVs and 4K UHDTVs of 2013

November 22nd, 2013 · 4 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, Review

The year 2013 has been a time of triumph—and some trouble—for the TV industry. Triumph number one: the introduction of bigscreen OLED HDTVs from Samsung and LG that readily deliver on that technology’s picture quality promise (though both manufacturers threw us a curveball by making the set’s screens curved). 2013 has also seen the introduction […]

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