April 8, 2020
How to Connect a Soundbar to a Computer

If you spend a lot of time-consuming media on your computer, you might have realized how tinny and low-quality the speakers built into monitors are. Computer speakers are one solution, but they often leave you with cables everywhere. You might be surprised to know that in a few quick steps you can connect a soundbar […]

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April 4, 2020
How to Connect an Echo Dot to Soundbar

Whether you've had yours for a while or it's a new device, Echo Dots are popular smart home devices that come with Alexa and are made by Amazon—but they do lack in sound power. To amp up your Echo Dot's sound, it's a great idea to connect it to your soundbar for a higher quality […]

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March 24, 2020
How to Control a Soundbar With a TV Remote

If you recently got a soundbar, or you're simply wanting to streamline your current soundbar/TV connection, controlling both your TV and soundbar with one remote is ideal. Luckily, there is a way to avoid fiddling with multiple remotes and simplify your whole entertainment system. How to control a soundbar with a TV remote: Find the […]

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March 19, 2020
Can You Use a Soundbar and TV Speakers At the Same Time?

TV speakers tend to be subpar. Even at full volume, your TV speakers likely leave a lot to be desired. Whispered dialogue remains hard to hear followed by loud explosions that vibrate and sound muddy. Today’s soundbars are much improved. As a centralized speaker unit, the soundbar is often the first piece of equipment installed […]

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February 23, 2020
Can You Leave a Soundbar on All the Time?

Many times, your soundbar is your favorite home device. When a soundbar connects to your smart home devices, your TV, your phones, and beyond, it is constantly in use to play your favorite media. You may be wondering if it's OK to leave your soundbar on all the time. It can be a hassle to […]

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February 15, 2020
11 Best Soundbars for Apartments or Smaller Rooms

Are you looking to fill a small space with high-quality sound? A small space doesn't mean you have to let up on your entertainment center's sound quality. A soundbar is a great alternative to a traditional surround sound system and perfect for a small room or apartment. What are the best soundbars for apartments or […]

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February 15, 2020
Does a Soundbar Need a Subwoofer?

Whether you currently have a soundbar or are looking to purchase one, you may be wondering how important a subwoofer is. Some soundbars have subwoofers built-in. Some soundbars have external subwoofer add-ons, and some soundbars don't have any subwoofers at all. Does a soundbar need a subwoofer? A soundbar doesn't need a subwoofer to sound […]

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February 9, 2020
11 Best Soundbars without Subwoofers

A soundbar is one of the first things many home theater owners invest in. It is a great piece to start with whether you plan to expand on your home theater system or not. At the very least, the sound produced by a soundbar exceeds those of your television. For those with limited space or […]

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January 17, 2020
Can a Soundbar Help Someone with Hearing Issues?

Millions of Americans suffer from hearing loss. Rather than relying on the increased volume or closed captioning, soundbar manufacturers are now going above and beyond to cater to the millions of Americans (and people worldwide), so that they can fully enjoy TV and media. Can a soundbar help someone with hearing issues? Yes, there are […]

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January 1, 2020
10 Best Soundbars with Built-In Subwoofers in 2020

Want a soundbar that is sleek, stylish, and minimal, plus meets your requirements for sound and performance? Soundbars with built-in subwoofers are the ultimate choice if you’re looking to cut down on bulk, and you don’t need to sacrifice sound performance with a wide array of affordable options available. What are the best soundbars with […]

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