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The best Apple HomeKit-enabled TVs

Apple's HomeKit ecosystem allows you to easily control a variety of smart home devices, including select TV models from LG, Vizio, and Sony. With HomeKit support, you can stream content to your TV from your iPhone, use Siri voice commands with your display, and even automate special tasks for your TV in tandem with other HomeKit products. A great HomeKit-enabled TV balances advanced smart features with excellent image quality — which is exactly why we've chosen the LG C9 as our top pick. TVs a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Sony, Lg, Vizio, Hulu, Dolby Vision, Hdr, Cnet, Homekit, Alexa, Belkin, Dolby Atmos

Disney Plus Is Now on Vizio Smart TVs in Native App

Disney Plus is available on Vizio’s SmartCast TV platform as a built-in app, making the Mouse House’s subscription-streaming service accessible directly to users of the manufacturer’s 13 million SmartCast-enabled televisions. Previously, Vizio users have been able to stream Disney Plus on SmartCast TVs through Apple AirPlay 2 and Chromecast. But with the Disney Plus update, […]
Tags: News, Disney, Vizio, Mouse House, Disney Plus

Disney+ app finally shows up on all Vizio SmartCast TVs

Owners of Vizio's SmartCast TVs no longer need to rely on AirPlay 2 or Chromecast to access Disney+ content.
Tags: News, Disney, Trends, Home Theater, Smart Tvs, Vizio, Streaming Video Services, SmartCast TV

The best media streaming sticks and devices

A media streaming device can transform your so-called dumb TV into a smart one that plays shows and movies from Disney Plus, Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, Prime Video, and other streaming services. The best of the bunch is the Roku Ultra with its easy-to-use interface, 4K video streaming, voice control, and simple remote. The world is changing. Gone are the days when a cable subscription was necessary to watch all the latest and greatest TV shows. These days, the best TV shows are coming out on stre...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Google Play Store, Hbo, Mac, Disney, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Apple TV, Chromecast, Netflix, Nvidia, Roku, Vizio

The Best 4K TV Deals for February 2020: LG, Samsung, Sony, TCL, and Vizio

If you're looking to take your home viewing to the next level with a shiny new 4K TV, check out these deals.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Vizio, 4k TV, TV deals, UHD TVs, 4K TV deals, LG Samsung Sony TCL

Dolby Atmos can turn your room into a dome of immersive sound for movies and TV shows — here's everything you need to know

  Dolby Atmos is an immersive audio format capable of producing surround sound from all directions — including from above.  Movies and TV shows that feature Dolby Atmos audio are available on Blu-ray discs and streaming services, like Disney Plus, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Apple TV Plus. To play Dolby Atmos audio, you need a compatible soundbar or speaker system, as well as a TV or media player with support for the format. Dolby Atmos products are available from many brands, including ...
Tags: Apple, Trends, AV, Netflix, Sony, Lg, Pixar, Vizio, Dolby, Warner Brothers, Trump, Dolby Atmos, Atmos, Blu, Samsung LG, VUDU

What Fox News viewers think is funny vs. what CNN viewers think is funny

Welcome to Ad Age Datacenter Weekly, our data-obsessed newsletter for marketing and media professionals. Reading this online? Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox here. Life after the cookie “Customer data platforms have historically lived in the business-to-business world,” Ad Age’s George P. Slefo writes. “But CDPs—software that creates a unified customer database using information culled from various sources—have also gained significant traction with marketers operating in the bu...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Advertising, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Cnn, New Hampshire, Showtime, Fox News, Vizio, Google Ventures, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, WPP, Zenith, Trump

Advertisers panic over privacy, a new ad agency emerges, and Mark Penn looks for savings at MDC

Hello! Before I get into the week's advertising and media news, a plug: We're publishing a list of PR experts focused on crisis communications, and we're looking for your recommendations. Get all the details and fill out the nomination form by Feb. 14 here. On to the news. Lauren Johnson reported in Palm Springs, California, at the IAB's Annual Leadership Conference, where marketers are panicking about Google's plans to get rid of the cookies that are the bedrock of digital advertising. Markete...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Etsy, California, La, Samsung, Trends, CMO, Nike, Netflix, SEC, WeWork, Vizio, Kennedy, Viacom

HDR can make your 4K TV look brighter and more colorful than ever — here's everything you need to know about this must-have display feature

High Dynamic Range (HDR) enables TVs to produce better contrast, brighter images, and more colors than ever before. There are three main HDR formats: HDR10, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision. 4K TVs with HDR are available from LG, Sony, Samsung, Vizio, TCL, and more. You can watch HDR movies on 4K Ultra Blu-ray discs and streaming services, like Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix. With the jump from HD to 4K and now 8K, TVs have enjoyed a sharp upgrade in detail — but the number of pixels on...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, US, Samsung, Trends, Panasonic, Lg, Vizio, Dolby Vision, Hdr, Tcl, Sdr, Sony LG, Disney Plus Netflix, LG Sony Samsung Vizio TCL, Disney Plus Amazon Prime Video

Tech companies like Samsung are moving into the advertising business, using data to create targeted people — but it will take a lot more than that to succeed

Mike Shields, the former advertising editor for Business Insider who is now CEO of Shields Strategic Consulting, argues that tech companies like Samsung and Vizio's moves into advertising could be successful — but that there are a lot of pitfalls. Samsung has data on when and how customers watch ads, which it could use to produce better advertisements. Samsung will have to contend with a slew of other well-armed competitors making a similar play, though. Click here for more BI Prime stories. ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Samsung, Trends, Roku, Las Vegas, Vizio, Hulu, Pluto, Acr, Ott, Cathy, Madison Avenue, Videology

The best speaker deals we expect on Prime Day 2020 from Sonos, Samsung, Amazon, and more

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is likely to offer lots of great deals on speakers, including sound bars and smart speakers. Last year's sale featured big discounts on audio products from Sonos and Samsung, as well as Amazon's own lineup of Echo speakers.  Check out all of our Prime Day 2020 coverage here for access to even more great deals during the sale. If you want to save now, you can also check out our Deal of the Day and Insider Coupons pages for current discounts on a variety of products. Speak...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Vizio, Amazon Echo, Zigbee, Alexa, Dolby Atmos, ONKYO, Amazon Alexa, Sonos Beam, Amazon Smart Plug, Amazon Echo 3rd Gen, Sonos Samsung Amazon, Sonos Samsung

Apple’s TV App and Apple TV+ arrive on 2019 LG TVs

The Apple TV app, including access to the new streaming service Apple TV+, has now arrived on LG smart TVs. This week, LG announced the launch of the Apple TV app on compatible 2019 LG smart TVs in the U.S. and in over 80 other countries worldwide. The app will also arrive on 2018 smart TVs later this year, and it’s available on 2020 TVs at launch. Users are able to access the new app from the LG Home Launcher, and can then stream Apple TV+ shows, subscribe to Apple TV channels, access their iTu...
Tags: Apple, Apps, TV, Television, Media, Samsung, Tech, Apple TV, Sony, Streaming, Lg, Fire TV, Vizio, Streaming Service, LG TV, Apple TV Plus

Best Buy drops massive discounts on these 65-inch Vizio 4K QLED TVs

The Vizio M and P Series Quantum offer the ultimate TV viewing experience with colorful displays that stun.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Vizio, 4K TV deals, P Series Quantum

Vizio's 4K TVs offer incredible value — and now they're up to $700 off just in time for the Super Bowl

Vizio's 4K TVs are known for their great value, offering advanced picture performance at very competitive prices. The company's highly-rated Quantum TV lineup is now on sale just in time for the Super Bowl on February 2. Displays are available in sizes as large as 75 inches, making them a great buy for viewing parties. Deals are now live through Best Buy, Amazon, Costco, and Sam's Club — with select models up to $700 off their regular price. Looking for a new big-screen TV to impress guests a...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Vizio, Sam, Costco, Quantum, Sam s Club, Best Buy Costco, Vizio M Series Quantum, Amazon Vizio, Best Buy Amazon Costco, Best Buy Sam s Club, Series Quantum, M Series Quantum

This $650 Super Bowl-Ready Vizio 65" Smart TV Is An Incredible Bargain

VIZIO 65" Class M-Series 4K (2160P) Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV | $650 | Best BuyRead more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Vizio, Best Buy Deals

The best TV brands of 2020

Join us as we count down the best TV brands and tell you what happened to the big players of yesteryear.
Tags: Samsung, Trends, Sony, Home Theater, Lg, Vizio, Best Of, Jvc, Hisense, Tcl, Tier 4

How to watch 'Star Trek: Picard' when it premieres this week on CBS All Access

"Star Trek: Picard" will premiere on January 23 through the CBS All Access streaming service. The show stars Patrick Stewart, who is reprising his iconic role of Jean-Luc Picard from "Star Trek: The Next Generation." In order to watch the series, you'll need a subscription to CBS All Access. CBS All Access is available for $5.99 per month with limited commercials, or $9.99 per month without commercials.   Trekkies rejoice, the highly-anticipated "Star Trek: Picard" series finally launches ...
Tags: Mac, Deanna Troi, Samsung, Trends, Star Trek, Cbs, Lg, Patrick Stewart, Vizio, Lucy, Cbs All Access, Nemesis, Stewart, Jean Luc Picard, Picard, Harry Treadaway

Walmart drops huge deals on these 75-inch Vizio 4K TVs, up to $899 off

Jump on these Vizio TV deals we found on Walmart if you’re looking for a big, quality, and affordable 4K panel to grace your entertainment setup. Save up to $899.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Walmart, Home Theater, Vizio, TV deals

The best soundbars

A good soundbar enhances your home theater, offering a nice upgrade over built-in speakers on most TVs. Soundbars are available at a variety of performance levels, from basic 2.1-channel to surround-sound and even Dolby Atmos. Many soundbars also include wireless connectivity for easy music streaming, as well as smart features like voice control. With an attractive price point and great audio performance, the Yamaha YAS-209 is the best soundbar for most needs. A good home theater isn't comple...
Tags: Apple, Google, Disney, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Roku, Vizio, Hulu, Dolby, Dolby Vision, Cnet, Alexa, Dolby Atmos, Atmos, Yamaha

Don't Buy a New TV

The proposition is seemingly simple. A television should show you a moving picture, provide some accompanying sound, and ideally, blend in with your home decor. This has been the case since the invention of TV. This year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, we saw the newest and best TVs. They’re…Read more...
Tags: TV, Science, Samsung, Sony, Las Vegas, Lg, Vizio, Don, Consumer Electronics Show CES, CES2020

Why you should wait to buy a new 2020 TV

You may be tempted to pick up a new TV right now, but this year patience will be rewarded. The TVs due to hit store shelves for 2020 are worth the wait. Here's why.
Tags: TV, Samsung, Trends, Buying Guide, Sony, Home Theater, Lg, Vizio, Buying Guides, Tcl, CES 2020

The 6 best audio products we saw at CES 2020 — from Vizio, Panasonic, Sennheiser, and more

CES 2020 was packed with great new audio products from brands like Panasonic, Vizio, TCL, Braun, Belkin, and more. From new soundbar models with Dolby Atmos support to Google Assistant speakers with built-in smartphone chargers, these are our picks for the best audio gear at the show. You can also check out the best products of CES 2020 overall, for home and kitchen, for computing, for TVs, and more on Insider Picks. As one would expect for one of the world's premier electronics shows, CES 20...
Tags: Apple, Google, US, Samsung, Trends, Siri, Sony, Panasonic, Vizio, Lenovo, Devialet, Qi, Sennheiser, Belkin, Braun, Dolby Atmos

The best soundbars of CES 2020: Vizio, TCL, LG, and more

CES 2020 is loaded with cool gear, including some of the best soundbars you'll see this year. We've collected the best the show has to offer so you can get a jumpstart on the new decade.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Vizio, Soundbars, Klipsch, CES 2020, Best of CES 2020, Vizio TCL LG

The 6 best TVs we saw at CES 2020 — from 8K OLEDs to a TV that can rotate like a smartphone

Every year, the world's top display manufacturers debut their latest and greatest TV models at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV. This year's CES was filled with many impressive new TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio, TCL, and more. From a gorgeous bezel-less 8K QLED to 4K OLEDs that can hang on your wall like a piece of art, these are our picks for the very best TVs featured at CES 2020. You can also check out the best products of CES 2020 overall, for home and kitchen, for ...
Tags: Hollywood, US, Samsung, Trends, Ces, Sony, Las Vegas, Lg, Vizio, Samsung Galaxy, Tcl, Samsung Sero, Infinity Screen, Samsung LG Sony Vizio TCL, CES Vizio, GX Gallery TV

The best soundbars of CES 2020: From Atmos magic to detachable surrounds

CES 2020 is loaded with cool gear, including some of the best soundbars you'll see this year. We've collected the best the show has to offer so you can get a jumpstart on the new decade.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Vizio, Soundbars, Atmos, Klipsch, CES 2020, Best of CES 2020

What's a Variable Refresh Rate And Why Does That Matter for Gaming?

In 2020, we’re going to see a big leap forward for video games thanks to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, and TV makers are bringing in new tech for the occasion. Both TCL and Vizio announced this week that some of their new TVs will support variable refresh rates on PCs and game consoles, a feature that will help…Read more...
Tags: TV, Playstation, Xbox, Lifehacks, Vizio, Tcl, Gaming Consoles, Adaptive Sync

Addressable TV group Project OAR shows off tech at CES

New capabilities are now ready to deploy into Vizio’s smart TVs.
Tags: Advertising, Vizio, Project Oar

A look back at 10 years of CES

So, here we are on the eve of CES 2020 — the supersized buffet of an annual consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, where we not only get a sneak peek of what to expect from tech companies this year, but also to take the pulse of how people are responding to what’s out there. CES is all about “the future,” and we’ll be here this week covering all the big stories and themes. But what about the past? In the spirit of 2020 hindsight, here are some of the most notable headlines and trends of last 10...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, China, Nokia, US, Samsung, Tech, Ces, Verizon Wireless, Netflix, Ford

Vizio's 2020 V-Series, M Quantum and P Quantum TVs deliver big value

Vizio has already let loose its enhancements with SmartCast 4.0, but now it's time to talk about the 2020 TVs. One thing I really like about the models this year is a level playing field across many of them. It brings value from the V-Series to the top of the line P-Series.
Tags: Cnn, Vizio

Vizio's 2020 V, M and P-Quantum TVs deliver big value across the board

Vizio's already let loose its enhancements with SmartCast 4.0, but now it's time to talk about the 2020 TVs. One thing I really like about the models this year is a level playing field across many of them. It really brings value from the V series all the way up to the top of the line P series.
Tags: Cnn, Vizio