Author: Parker Hall

January 27, 2021

The Bowers & Wilkins PX7 Are a Joy to Wear (and Hear)

The British audio brand’s carbon fiber noise-canceling headphones have become my favorite quarantine companion.


by Parker Hall in Gear
January 25, 2021

Vizio's Rotating Soundbar Fills the Room With Great Surround

The flagship (and expensive) Elevate has rotating drivers for when you play Dolby Atmos-supported movies or shows.


by Parker Hall in Gear
January 4, 2021

How to Upgrade Your Home Audio While You’re Quarantined

Stuck home or not, it’s always a good idea to invest in better sound. Our advice and gear recommendations can help.


by Parker Hall in Buying Guide
December 27, 2020

Vizio’s First OLED TV Makes Nearly Perfect Contrast Accessible

These organic LED panels, usually seen on pricier TVs, are finally dipping to more affordable prices.


by Parker Hall in Gear
December 23, 2020

Amazon’s Fourth-Gen Echo Looks—and Sounds—Even Better

Thanks to a rounded design and improved drivers, the company’s newest smart speaker outshines the competition.


by Parker Hall in Gear
December 20, 2020

Want to Start a Podcast or Livestream? Here’s What You Need

Now is the time to create your own content. This gear can help you get great audio and video quality from the start.


by Parker Hall in Gear
December 11, 2020

Everything You Need to Make Beer, Wine, Cider, and Mead

Indoor plants and sewing projects don’t always make you forget how terrible everything is right now. Here’s what you need to make booze at home.


by Parker Hall in Big Gulp
December 6, 2020

14 Boozy Gift Ideas for the Amateur Bartender

From growlers to glassware, these are our favorite picks for beer, wine, or cocktail connoisseurs.


by Parker Hall in Gear
December 5, 2020

This Is the Perfect Bedroom Guitar Amp

The Positive Grid Spark will inspire you to step out of your musical wheelhouse.


by Parker Hall in Gear
November 27, 2020

Your TV Sounds Awful. Upgrade It With One of These Soundbars

Every TV deserves a soundbar to call its own, and these are our favorites.


by Parker Hall in Buying Guide