By the time you read this, much of the Engadget team will be well on its

By the time you read this, much of the Engadget team will be well on its way to CES 2020. After more than a decade of making this annual trip, I’m still ready to check out more massive screens with impossible-sounding numbers of pixels squeezed inside them. Both 1080p and 4K have taken their turn at the top of the resolution heap, and this year, it looks like 8K is every manufacturer’s preferred flavor. With the Tokyo Olympics closing in, these TVs will need to be ready soon — and we’ll have to find out how anyone can get a chance to watch 8K at home. There’s more to CES than TVs, of course — Samsung and Dell have already announced a few interesting-looking laptops — but if you’re on the show floor, you’ll probably find me looking at a demo reel somewhere, trying to figure out just how real HDR can look. One thing’s for sure, though, this year I probably won’t get caught wearing any active shutter 3D glasses. The real question is how much do they cost?LG delivers ‘Real 8K’ in 2020 with eight new OLED and LCD TVs This year, LG will have eight new models that, it says, promise “Real 8K” perfo...

CE Pro’s 2019 Quest for Quality Awards: Best Suppliers in the Home-Tech Channel

We have plenty of awards programs and “Best of” accolades in the home-technology channel for products and technologies that wow dealers and consumers alike. But integrators rarely choose product lines based on feature sets and technological innovation alone. They consider the strength of the vendors that develop and support the products. That’s why CE Pro continues to survey our readership to find out which manufacturers and distributors in the custom integration channel help dealers meet all the expectations and aspirations of their clients. Now in its ninth year, the Quest for Quality Awards includes silver, gold and platinum honors for those companies that have been singled out in numerous checkbox categories by integrators for their commitment to service — whether it’s general communication, tech support, warranties, sales and marketing help, shipping, lead generation, incentive programs, training, trade show offerings, website and social media presence and more. Many names have earned repeat appearances on the list, some have even been included or noted in the same category for most or all of the nine years in the Q4Q’s history. Other names are new to receiving ...