LG OLED CX TV review: Superb picture quality, but not the best OLED for the money

By this point there’s no question whether OLED-based TVs have the best picture quality available: they do. In my opinion they’re definitely worth the extra money compared to other high-end TVs. The only question that matters is, if you can afford an OLED TV, which one should you buy? LG is the OLED leader and its 2020 CX series achieves as impressive a picture as any TV I’ve ever tested, but right now it’s not the best answer to that question.

Like

  • Better picture quality than any non-OLED TV.
  • Superior contrast and off-angle image.
  • Slim design and packed with features.

Don’t Like

  • Expensive.
  • Not appreciably better than cheaper 2019 models.

After reviewing the CX, the TV that I recommend most OLED shoppers buy instead is the LG B9 from 2019. I compared the two LG OLEDs side-by-side in my spanking new basement TV lab, and it was really tough to tell the difference between them in picture quality. My measurements sussed out some slight variations, and watching some low-quality material gave a vanishingly small edge to the CX, perhaps because of its improved processing. 

But that’s tiny potatoes compared to the huge price difference between the two right

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Where can you buy a face mask online? Start with these stores

For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website.

Wearing a face mask may not be your favorite thing ever, but since they’re required by local law or store policy in many supermarkets, hair salons and other businesses, chances are you need one. Or two, or maybe more as workplaces and schools begin to open up. A face mask rule is likely there, too. 

Fortunately, dozens of online stores and popular fashion brand names sell coverings including cloth face mask options so you don’t have to make your own face mask at home. We found a variety of protective face mask styles, from simple, homemade face masks to trendy designs, higher-end materials, nose wire masks and name brands. Proceeds often go to coronavirus-related charities.

Keep these pointers in mind while buying a face mask:

  • Cotton face mask options may be the most comfortable and easiest to fold up and carry around, and they’re machine washable.
  • Some masks have pouches where you can add extra filter material.
  • Masks that use thicker material and designs with more layers might trap larger particles you accidentally eject through
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Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 virtual event confirmed for August 5th

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will be be held online, in an all-digital version, on August 5.

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Samsung will host its Galaxy Unpacked 2020 event in an all-digital livestream this year.

On Tuesday evening, Samsung announced that Galaxy Unpacked 2020 will be held via livestream at Samsung.com at 10 am ET on August 5, when new Galaxy devices will be unveiled.

Samsung traditionally holds two Unpacked events each year, with one event in February and one in August. The February event is typically when phones in its Galaxy S line are revealed. 

This year, on February 11, Samsung announced the S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra phones, all with built-in 5G. As Lance Whitney reported in TechRepublic, all three Samsung models come with built-in 5G, an Infinity-O Dynamic AMOLED display, and a Snapdragon 865 or Exynos 990 processor, but each has different display sizes and different camera specs.

The Galaxy Z Flip, a foldable phone that folds into a square, was also announced at the February Unpacked event earlier this year, as were the Galaxy Buds+ earbuds. The Z Flip is a $1,380 phone with a hinge design that makes it possible to have an AMOLED screen made

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