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Making the Case (Or Not) for 8K

If you’ve been paying any attention to the tech world over the past several weeks, you are likely very aware that the Consumer Electronics Show, the industry's largest tech trade show, took place in early January. And if you went looking for info and photos about the show, you probably found dozens of articles talking about this ...

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If You Haven't Purchased a TV in a While, Stop and Read This First!

The other day, my brother told me he needed a new TV and asked me for advice. I asked him the usual questions (What size do you want? How much do you want to spend? etc.). His response was, “I already did some research and found a TCL model that fits what I need. I’ve never heard of them before. Are they a good brand?”

I ...

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Three Attainable TV Marvels from CES 2018

One thing I love about attending CES every January is that you get to view the future: companies show off products that are going to hit stores in the coming months, and many manufacturers also highlight prototype products that aren’t even real yet. But that’s where the fun comes in: you get to witness new technologies that could ...

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The Exclusive on Black Friday Exclusives

Remember the good old days of Black Friday shopping, when shoppers checked for leaked deals, made lists and action plans, and even camped out in front of certain stores hoping for the biggest savings?  Every year a crop of articles would come out giving advice and listing strategies for finding the best deals and snagging them. Among all ...

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Click Here for the Surprising Truth About What’s Inside Your Smart TV

Yes, that title is a shameless grab for your attention, but now that you’re here I want to talk about something that affects a lot of new TV shoppers without their knowledge: the OS behind your Smart TV. When most people shop for a new TV, they think about things like screen size, price, and resolution. What most people don’t ...

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The gap intelligence TV Buying Guide

One of the perks of working at gap intelligence is that we are surrounded by industry experts on consumer electronics, and of course we take advantage of it every chance we get. It’s like having a team of personal shoppers at your disposal. On the hunt for a new washing machine? Christine can give you her top picks. Can’t figure out ...

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Shifting Trends in the TV Market

Another year, another round of new TV models hitting the retail shelves.  It’s that time of year again, when TV manufacturers start to bring out their shiny new toys to tempt shoppers into ditching their old screens and upgrading to shiny new ones.  But TVs don’t really change much from year to year, do they?  ...

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When Is a TV Not a TV Any More?


I recently got back from the Consumer Electronics Association’s annual trade show in Las Vegas, called CES. At the show, CE manufacturers from all over the globe come together to display their new and upcoming products. This year, as in most years, there were a ton of new TVs on the floor, all sporting the latest and greatest new technologies. ...
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Buying a New TV: Club Stores vs. Electronics Stores

So you’re in the market for a new TV, and you want to get the best price around.  Do you automatically head for your nearest club store to make a purchase, or do you shop around first to make sure you get the best deals?  Chances are, you assume you’ll get the best price if you point your car towards the nearest Costco or ...

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TV Shopping - Simplified

Here at gap intelligence we’re always trying something new and different, whether it’s organizing a conference or flying kites in the park. Our latest venture is most exciting to me personally because I get to be involved in the creation of a new product category! We recently opened up a TV segment, and I am very pleased to be able to shepherd ...
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