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CES2018: Samsung 8K AI Technology and MicroLED Wall

As we would have expected, Samsung showed off some innovative, conceptual display technologies at CES 2018. In the spotlight were the company’s 8K AI processing technology, and a massive display dubbed simply “The Wall.” The nearer-to-market of the two, 8K AI will power Samsung’s future 8K (four times the resolution of 4K) displays. When 4K TVs started hitting the…

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CES 2018: CNC Ultra-Slim E-LED TVs

One of the countless displays that caught our eyes while wandering CES was this one for CNC’s Ultra-Slim Series E-LED TVs. These Ultra-Slim displays rival the thinness of OLED TVs, without using that exotic technology. Unfortunately, we couldn’t find anyone in their booth to talk to and with a foreign language website, we can’t tell you much about…

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CES 2018: GoPro Fusion 360° Action Camera

After basically inventing the action camera industry, GoPro is looking for new ways to continue innovating. While recent news that they will stop selling the Karma drone might have fans worried, we’re optimistic that it will just free up the company to get back to its bread and butter—making compact devices that help us record high-quality, POV videos…

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CES 2018: Sony HT-Z9F Dolby Atmos Soundbar

Innovative technologies like Sony’s Acoustic Surface system (found on their A1E and A8F OLED TVs) have helped improved the typically lacking sound that comes out of today’s uber-slim displays. But for the most part, even the most casual viewer is going to want an auxiliary audio source, which is where soundbars come in, providing high-quality, multi-channel sound from…

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CES 2018: Alpine Jeep Speaker Systems

Jeep owners who spring the new Alpine X209-WRA-OR off-road-specific head unit might also find themselves looking for a new set of speakers to go along with their premium receiver. If so, Alpine has them covered. We learned more about a pair of Jeep speaker systems that will offer audio upgrades to a variety of XXX. The Alpine PSS-20WRA is…

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CES 2018: Alpine X209-WRA-OR and I207-WRA Restyle Jeep Head Units

It’s no secret we’re big fans of Alpine Audio—especially their lineup of Jeep head units, which we’ve used in multiple Wrangler builds in the past—and visiting them at CES is an annual highlight.  This year, we stopped by to see what’s new in the world of Alpine’s Jeep products, including a pair of new in-dash entertainment units. First…

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CES 2018: JBL Cruise Motorcycle Speakers

When we said that JBL was putting audio everywhere, we meant everywhere. The JBL Cruise Bluetooth speakers are one of those “how has no one thought of that yet” products that we often encounter at CES, offering a super-simple way to mount speakers to your motorcycle or scooter. What would normally be a complex undertaking—or a nearly impossible one, depending…

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