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March 14, 2023

TVs don’t have great speakers these days. Soundbars allow you to enjoy your TV shows, movies, and other video media the way they’re meant to be heard. But they don’t always work the way we want them to. In our top story, Andrew details some common issues with soundbars and how to troubleshoot them. From connectivity issues and sound quality problems to syncing difficulties and surround sound complications, if you’ve got a problem with your soundbar, you won’t want to skip this article.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY How to Fix Common Soundbar Problems

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If you like being handy no matter what the situation calls for, and you’re a Star Trek fan, this Bird-of-Prey multitool is for you. This portable tool comes equipped with a Phillips head screwdriver, flat head screwdriver, hex wrench, bottle opener, can opener, and cord cutter. And its shape isn’t just great because it’s a classic Klingon ship, but it’s also very grippable, and its small size means you can take it pretty much anywhere. Cloaking device not included.

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Are you a huge fan of Wordle and absolutely stuck today? Let me guess; you’re hanging out on guess four or five and feeling the pressure. We get it entirely: nothing feels worse than losing your streak. If you’re not ready to outright cheat, we have you covered with hints and today’s Wordle answer. Read More »

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT Electric Vehicles Should Stop Trying to Be Actual Cars

Electric vehicles have made great strides in recent years, both in terms of technology and uptake. They’ve gone from being an impractical niche to a regular sight on our roads and highways. But there’s still one big problem with EVs. Their manufacturers keep trying to pass them off as actual cars. Read More »

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Ford Recalls Select F-150 Lightning Trucks Following Fire

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The Samsung Galaxy S23 Has a Blurry Camera Problem

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A new set of Pixel 7a leaks gives us our best look yet at Google’s unreleased budget phone while sharing key details about some upgraded specs and features. Read More »


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For the last two years, Tesla has restricted the sale of its home battery, Powerwall, to customers who also bought a home rooftop solar power system. This week, the company is removing that condition and allowing anyone in the United States to buy one. Read More »




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Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of March 13, 2023

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