Judges named the best high-end TV at the Value Electronics TV Shootout during CE Week 2019

As we have come to expect, the picture quality of flat-panel TVs improves with each generation, while their performance differences diminish. This was clearly demonstrated at the 2019 Value Electronics TV Shootout, held June 12 during CE Week, a mid-year gathering of consumer-electronics companies and professionals held at the Javits …

No, your smart TV isn’t catching viruses

Earlier this week, a Twitter post by Samsung became fodder for the internet outrage machine by suggesting that users should periodically run a virus scan on their smart TVs. “Prevent malicious software attacks on your TV by scanning for viruses on your TV every few weeks,” Samsung’s support account wrote, …

This 24-inch television comes with Amazon’s Fire TV streaming built-in for just $90

If you’re a cord-cutter, cable-never, or someone who just really likes television, a smart TV is a great way for you to tune into all your content without needing an external streaming device. And today, you can get one for less than $100. The 24-inch Insignia NS-24DF310NA19 Fire TV Edition …

LG E9 4K OLED smart TV review: The real deal gets brighter

LG’s E9 series of OLED smart TVs—we review the 65-inch model OLED65E9PUA here—is a story of incremental improvements. When you’re arguably already the best, that’s usually all that’s required. In this case we’re talking about 90 nits of additional peak brightness, and relatively modest tweaks to the processing and user …

Samsung Q900 smart TV review: This 8K TV will make you forget all about 4K

Now that I’ve seen Samsung’s 8K UHD Q900—the company’s best TV to date—I’m truly regret that the industry didn’t just skip over the 4K generation (2160p) and jump straight from HD (1080p) to 8K (4320p). It’s not that the best 4K TVs look bad, it’s just that 8K gets darn …

Treat your eyes to a 55-inch, 4K HDR Samsung smart TV for under $400

It’s almost Memorial Day and there are some interesting sales popping up. Walmart is currently discounting Samsung electronics, and we spotted a great deal on a 2018 Samsung 55-inch 4K HDR smart TV for $398Remove non-product link. The lowest price we’ve ever seen for the UN55NU6900 on Amazon was $447, …

Vizio 2019 product showcase: The value-oriented manufacturer has an impressive lineup

I have long admired Vizio for its high-value TVs and soundbars. This year is no exception, with performance improvements across the board. The company first announced many of these products during CES last January, but now they are hitting the market with prices that are sure to please consumers. Vizio …

Logitech’s couch-friendly K600 TV keyboard has never been this cheap

If you’ve been pining for a couch-friendly keyboard with an integrated trackpad for the living room, today’s your lucky day. Amazon dropped the price of the Logitech K600 TV keyboard to $50. That’s down from a $70 list price, and the $60 street price this keyboard recently hovered around. The …

Macworld reader hot takes on the iPhone SE, the Apple TV app, and more

We’re doing a special edition of the show where we feature your hot takes from the Macworld social media feeds. The hot takes are your reactions to Macworld stories and other happenings in the world of Apple. We’ll share what you wrote, and Leif and I will offer our thoughts. …