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CES 2020: Day One Highlights

Q. I love all the news that comes from CES every year about all the new technology products. Are you going to have some of the news in your column? — Gary, Roanoke, Virginia.  Gary, the annual Consumer Electronics Show has convened in Las Vegas and several companies yesterday held press conferences to announce their

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Will Vizio Bring Down OLED TV Prices?

Q. I read your story about OLED TV prices not likely to come down much. But I just saw that Vizio is going to have an OLED TV. Doesn’t Vizio have lower prices than other TV makers? So, wouldn’t that mean OLED TV will start costing less? — Hank, Reno, Nevada.  Hank, you’re right. Vizio,

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TCL: Amazon’s Biggest Seller Of TVs

If you asked someone which TVs sell best, you would probably get such answers as Vizio, Samsung, Sony or LG. And while those big brands continue to top many best-selling TV lists, a relatively little-known TV manufacturer named TCL is blowing everyone away at Amazon.com. TCL, a Chinese company, today holds seven of the top

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Will OLED TV Prices Fall Under $1,000?

Q. I am shopping for a 50-inch new TV and have a budget of $600-900. My wife thinks that OLED prices will come down to that range in the next year. Do you think a significant price drop is likely? — Willie, hometown withheld. Willie, let me give you the good news before the bad.

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Why Is Tom Cruise Talking About ‘Soap Opera Effect’?

Q. I saw a video online yesterday that had Tom Cruise talking about soap operas or something called the soap opera effect. Is that a show he’s doing? A soap opera show? If so, where can I watch it? And what is this soap opera effect? — Tammy, Shaker Heights, Ohio. Tammy, Tom Cruise is

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Why Won’t OLED TV Prices Come Down?

Q. Why won’t OLED TV prices come down? When?! — Kevin, Palatine, Illinois.  Kevin, I know it seems like OLED sets from LG, Panasonic and Sony are too expensive. Way too expensive, in fact. Click Amazon: Black Friday Sale Has Begun! But remember this: A high-def LG 55-inch OLED TV cost $14,999 in 2014 when

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Should You Buy a TV From A Company You’ve Never Heard Of?

Q. I often see TV manufacturers that I’ve never heard of selling sets for what seems like really low prices. I’m tempted to buy one, but I’m a little nervous about their quality. Is it safe to buy a TV that’s not a name brand? — George, Salem, Oregon. George, that’s a great question. Companies

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How to Turn Off TV’s ‘Soap Opera Effect’

Q. I am in need for a new TV but have put off buying one because I loathe the ‘soap opera effect.’ Is there anyway to turn this off on new TVs? Is there a particular TV that truly turns off this feature? — Deborah, Los Angeles.  Deborah, first, for those unfamiliar with the ‘soap

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Hulu Live Now On LG Smart TVs

Hulu Live is now available on all 2017 and 2018 LG Smart TVs with webOS, and select 2016 models. The live streaming service, which costs $40 a month, offers more than 50 live channels as well as access to Hulu’s subscription Video on Demand service. Click Amazon: See today’s best-selling TVs! “As interest in streaming live

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