CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

May 8th, 2012

Samsung UN55ES8000 LED HDTV Hands On Preview

The UN55ES8000 is Samsung’s newest flagship LED-based HDTV and it incorporates several features we’ve never seen before.  Context-based voice control, facial recognition and a unique upgrade system have all been implemented into one supposedly seamless package.  We took a few days to go hands on with an early engineering sample of this new $3,500 TV.


December 5th, 2011

Samsung UN55D8000 55″ LED 3D HDTV Review

Samsung’s 2011 HDTV lineup is one of the strongest around in a take-no-prisoners market and their UN55D8000 is currently one of their flagship products.  Retailing for just south of $3000, the D8000 has the hallmarks of a genre defining TV and boasts more features than any one person can use….at least on paper.  We’ve had [...]


November 7th, 2011

Samsung UN55D7000 55″ LED 3D HDTV Review

$2000 is more money than most people would pay for an HDTV but Samsung’s new UN55D7000 is one of the few products that bridges the gap between lower quality sets and the ultra high end market.  On paper, it doesn’t look like any sacrifices have been made in order to hit a lower price point [...]


April 3rd, 2011

Samsung UN55C9000 55″ 3D LED HDTV Review

At a mere 33mm thick, it boasts a design to die for but can the picture quality live up to the expectations brought about by an initial price of nearly $8000?


November 25th, 2010

Samsung UN55C6500 120Hz LED HDTV Review

With the Christmas season upon us, consumer electronics manufacturers are betting this year will see a record number of people upgrading to current generation HDTVs.  Samsung has one of the most complete lineups of HDTVs which run the gamut in terms of pricing and features so they are well positioned to take charge of the [...]


August 9th, 2010

Samsung LN55C650 120Hz LCD HDTV Review

Spending less than $2000 on a HDTV may cause some aficionados to look the other way but with their LN55C650, Samsung is hoping to introduce high end features and picture quality into the mid-range market.  It’s a tall order but if any company can succeed, it’s Samsung.


February 16th, 2010

Patriot Box Office Media Player Review

For many people, home theater PCs (HTPCs) are daunting systems where they can easily get caught up in a web of conflicting codecs and some downright expensive hardware costs.  Dedicated media players have been around for quite some time and until recently only allowed users to watch standard definition media files from a separate storage [...]


November 1st, 2009

Samsung UN55B7100 55″ 120Hz LED HDTV Review

HDTV technology is changing at an incredibly fast speed and companies are forced to come up with unique and interesting ways to stay in the consumer’s mindset in such a fluid environment.  With their new LED-based LCD TVs, Samsung is thrown down the gauntlet to the competition by releasing an incredibly thin and energy efficient product [...]


August 31st, 2009

Samsung LN55B650 55” 120Hz LCD HDTV: A Layman’s Review

With the face of HDTV technology changing at a break-neck pace, it is nearly impossible for most consumers to keep up. The latest generation of TVs promise not only vastly improved picture quality and some mind-bending contrast ratios but huge power savings as well. The LN55B650 from Samsung promises all these things and more. But [...]


November 27th, 2008

Samsung LN52A850 52” LCD TV: The Living Review

Samsung is one of the premier manufacturers of HCD HDTVs on the market and today we begin our Living Review of their LN52A850 52″ TV. This unit boasts 1080P resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate and you guessed it…an eye-watering price. Let’s check it out.