Disney+ device streaming limits could be a big problem

UPDATE: Disney now says that it misspoke in response to questions earlier this week about device activation limits for Disney+. While the company previously said that users would only be able to use 10 devices total, it now says that limit only applies to downloads on mobile devices. “There is …

JBL Link Bar review: A soundbar, Google Assistant, and Android TV rolled into one big compromise

One of the best—and worst—things about the Android TV platform is that it allows for weird, ambitious products like the JBL Link Bar. While it looks like a typical soundbar, the $400 JBL Link Bar doubles as an Android TV player for streaming video from apps like Netflix. It also …

Monoprice Monolith desktop balanced headphone amplifer review: A high-value, high-performance audio component

It might be disappearing from smartphones, but plenty of home and mobile audio gear still has a headphone jack. Most manufacturers, however, treat the component as a mere checkbox item—they give very little consideration to the performance it will deliver when paired with a great set of cans. Whether it’s …

QNAP HS-453DX NAS box review: The most powerful multimedia NAS box that money can buy

QNAP’s HS-453DX two-bay NAS box weighs in at a hefty $699 MSRP without drives, but it’s a multimedia beast that will not only stream files, but play them directly onto your display or TV via HDMI. Throw in a tiered SSD/HDD structure and 10-gigabit ethernet, and the price starts to …

The best bias lighting for TVs and computer monitors: An easy way to boost contrast and ease eyestrain

Table of Contents Show More If you want to improve the contrast of your TV without ponying up for a brand-new set, bias lighting makes for an easy and relatively inexpensive way to do it. Bias, in this context, means that light is projected at an angle to your TV; …

Philips Hue Play review: This versatile bias lighting kit syncs with your PC

If you have a Philips Hue Bridge in your home, or don’t mind adding one, the Philips Hue Play light bars can deliver bias lighting to your home theater. They’re even better as a responsive bias lighting for your PC monitor, though, especially if you’re a gamer. Hue Play light …

Govee DreamColor for TV with Alexa review: This bias light uses a camera to sync with your TV screen

If you want more from your TV bias lights than a subtle glow that boosts contrast and eases eye strain, this responsive LED light strip from Govee is worth a try. A relatively inexpensive way to make your TV more immersive, Govee’s DreamColor for TV bias lighting kit comes equipped …

Luminoodle Color Bias Lighting review: A nice range of bias lighting colors for your TV, but no “true” white mode

If you’re looking for a moderately priced, multi-color bias lighting strip for the back of your TV, the Luminoodle Color Bias Lighting makes for a solid choice. Boasting a range of 15 colors, three fade modes, and an RF remote, the Luminoodle is easy to install and helps to boost …

The MediaLight bias TV lighting review: Subtle bias lighting designed for videophiles

Don’t expect The MediaLight TV bias lighting to astound your friends with pulsing colors that match the shows on your screen. Designed for discerning viewers who want to enhance their TV’s visuals and ease eye strain while preserving the integrity of the original image, The MediaLight does an impressive job …