Ben Patterson

Senior Writer

Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.

Samsung’s post-Prime Day TV and soundbar deals include its gorgeous 8K QLED TV

Amazon’s Echo Connect lets you make landline calls with your Echo devices, and it’s just $20 today

Amazon’s Echo Connect lets you make landline calls with your Echo devices, and it’s just $20 today

Making iPhone and Android phone calls with Alexa is a snap once you fiddle with the right settings, but did you know the Alexa/Echo combo works with landlines, too? All you need is an Echo Connect.

This cutting-edge 65-inch OLED 4K TV from LG just got a $1,300 discount

This cutting-edge 65-inch OLED 4K TV from LG just got a $1,300 discount

Not to be outdone during Amazon’s Prime Day event, Newegg just teed up a steep discount on one of LG’s newest OLED 4K TVs.

The Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headset is more than 50% off during Amazon Prime Day

The Beats Solo3 Bluetooth headset is more than 50% off during Amazon Prime Day

When it comes to Bluetooth headphones, “Beats” and “bargain” aren’t words you expect to see in the same sentence. But during this year’s Amazon Prime Day, the Beats Solo3 on-ear headset is selling for its lowest price ever.

Keep an eye on your valuables with all-time-low prices on Tile Bluetooth trackers

Keep an eye on your valuables with all-time-low prices on Tile Bluetooth trackers

If your keys, wallet, or laptop (ugh!) have an evil tendency to disappear just when you need them, these diminutive Bluetooth trackers can help you pin down their hiding place.

The first soundbar to support DTS Virtual:X sound is $95 off for Amazon Prime Day

The first soundbar to support DTS Virtual:X sound is $95 off for Amazon Prime Day

Feast your ears on the Yamaha YAS-207BL, a top-notch soundbar with a wireless subwoofer, Bluetooth, and best of all, support for DTS’s answer to Dolby Atmos.

Vizio’s discounted Dolby Atmos soundbar turns your living room into a sonic showcase

Vizio’s discounted Dolby Atmos soundbar turns your living room into a sonic showcase

There’s no easier way to add object-based 3D sound to your living room than with a Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar, and this 3.1.2 model from Vizio is selling for a $200 discount.

Amazon Prime Day TV deals kick off with LG 4K OLED sets, Sony 4K TVs
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Amazon Prime Day TV deals kick off with LG 4K OLED sets, Sony 4K TVs

Whether you’ve been eyeing your first 4K TV or thinking of trading up for a newer model, this year’s crop of Prime Day television deals is shaping up to be an enticing one. 

iRobot Roomba robot vacuums get steep discounts on Amazon Prime Day

iRobot Roomba robot vacuums get steep discounts on Amazon Prime Day

It’s never been cheaper to bust dust with this trio of iRobot Roomba robot vacuums, each of which are selling for all-time lows during Amazon Prime Day.

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