Philip Palermo - Lead Senior Editor - For the Home at Reviews.com

Philip Palermo leads the For the Home category at Reviews.com, including smart home and home security services. Since November 2015, he’s worn a number of hats at Reviews.com, but these days, Philip helps manage the day-to-day editorial content workflow. He’s worked at Engadget, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, Big Think, and several local/regional newspapers. Philip's also been known to use a lot of spreadsheets to gauge how much value he's getting out of his various services and subscriptions.

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CES 2020: Wrapping Up the Week in Tech

CES 2020: Wrapping Up the Week in Tech

Jan 10, 2020 | News

With the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 coming to a close, it’s time to look back at the week that was in tech. After attending media events and exploring massive show floors, here are a few of the highlights we’re taking away from CES 2020. Leveraging and Improving Artificial Intelligence  From home security to photo editing…

CES 2020: Quibi Makes its Case for a Mobile-Centric Streaming Platform

CES 2020: Quibi Makes its Case for a Mobile-Centric Streaming Platform

Jan 09, 2020 | News

New content-streaming company Quibi (pronounced like “kwibby”) is here at CES 2020 to showcase why it thinks there’s room for even more players in the streaming industry. One key selling point: content created with mobile devices in mind. So while Netflix, NBCUniversal, Disney and others are mostly focused on delivering traditional movies and TV shows,…

CES 2020: NBCUniversal Stresses Quality Over Quantity As Streaming Wars Heat Up

CES 2020: NBCUniversal Stresses Quality Over Quantity As Streaming Wars Heat Up

Jan 08, 2020 | News

The streaming wars will only get more complicated this year and NBCUniversal used its stage time at CES 2020 to make the case that quality, not quantity will be the defining factor for its success as people consume content in increasingly diverse ways. We followed along via livestream, appropriately enough, to see what the company…

CES 2020: Taking a Tour of the Las Vegas Convention Center

CES 2020: Taking a Tour of the Las Vegas Convention Center

Jan 08, 2020 | News

It’s somewhat hard to fathom that the Consumer Electronics Show extends well beyond the huge Las Vegas Convention Center, to the tune of over 2.9 million combined square feet of show floor, but the LVCC still houses a major portion of the show. For 2020, crowds packed the halls to get up-close looks at the…

CES 2020: ADT Shows Off LifeShield-Inspired Blue by ADT

CES 2020: ADT Shows Off LifeShield-Inspired Blue by ADT

Jan 07, 2020 | News

ADT may be an old name in home security, but it’s here at CES 2020 to show it’s learned some new tricks. The 146-year-old company is showcasing options to feel safe and secure not only in your home, but also on the go. First up is Blue by ADT, the company’s rebranded DIY lineup. The…

CES 2020: AMD Expects a Big Year for Gamers and Content Creators

CES 2020: AMD Expects a Big Year for Gamers and Content Creators

Jan 07, 2020 | News

It’s shaping up to be a busy 2020 for computer chip maker AMD. In addition to releasing its own consumer processors and graphics cards, the company’s chips form the basis of upcoming next-generation video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Plus, Google’s Stadia and Microsoft’s Project xCloud game streaming services are also using AMD’s processors….

CES 2020: Samsung’s Vision Includes Smart, Secure Devices and a Robot Ball

CES 2020: Samsung’s Vision Includes Smart, Secure Devices and a Robot Ball

Jan 07, 2020 | News

Samsung’s CES 2020 keynote began with an acknowledgement: Despite the futuristic expectations we all had for 2020 growing up, we’re nowhere near the flying cars and time travel we imagined. Still, HS Kim, president and CEO of the company’s consumer electronics division, looked on the bright side. “I do see 2020 as a new era…

CES 2020: Intel Talks Foldable PCs, Streaming Video, and Virtual Cameras

CES 2020: Intel Talks Foldable PCs, Streaming Video, and Virtual Cameras

Jan 07, 2020 | News

Chipmaker Intel’s CES 2020 media event featured a solid balance of strategic partnership talk, news on new and upcoming consumer products, and a few quick teases of fancy future tech.  The company’s partnership talks included a visit from Netflix Director of Encoding Technologies Anne Aaron. Onstage, she discussed last year’s agreement between the two companies…

CES 2020: LG Envisions a Smarter, Chattier AI Future

CES 2020: LG Envisions a Smarter, Chattier AI Future

Jan 06, 2020 | News

For its CES 2020 presentation, LG neatly split its running time between discussing the theoretical future and the very real present, with a talk that started off with the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) in the coming years, before detailing what’s new in the company’s 2020 product lineup. First up, artificial intelligence, as represented by…