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MH…what? Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your HDTV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the new industry standard and its convenient functionality.

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The best sound GoldenEar’s Triton Five produce is terrified competitors running

GoldenEar Technology has once again redefined the value proposition with its excellent Triton Five loudspeaker. We take a close look at the components beneath the the grill, and discuss what makes these speakers so special.

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Everything we know about Ultra HD Blu-ray, the sharpest way to watch at home

In the year 2000, we began ditching our VHS tapes for DVDs. In 2006, Blu-ray brought high-definition video to flat-screen TVs everywhere. Now we’re about to take another step forward with the arrival of Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and players.  That’s right:…

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Creative's Soundblaster Roar starts a party faster than a round of Jell-O shots

Creative’s Sound Blaster Roar Bluetooth speaker is loud for its size, packing in plenty of sound and features in a small box.

  • Pros: Very loud for its size , Roar and Tera Bass buttons serve…
  • Cons: Still bulky, even when folded in , Uneven audio quality…

Kanye may release his new album exclusively on Apple Music

Kanye West's highly anticipated seventh LP Swish could be exclusively launched with the debut of Apple's upcoming streaming music service, Apple Music. While just a rumor at present, Kanye appears to have had a falling out with Jay Z and his Tidal streaming…

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From Clooney to Miley, Bill Murray’s weird Netflix Christmas special is star-studded

Watch the first teaser for A Very Murray Christmas, the upcoming holiday special featuring Bill Murray and a long list of celebrity guests, including George Clooney, Amy Poehler, Michael Cera, Chris Rock, Jason Schwartzman, and Miley Cyrus.

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Weav allows artists to alter their music to follow your body’s rhythm

With Weav, a music engine produced by Google Maps co-creator Lars Rasmussen, the tempo of your soundtrack could fluctuate with your heart rate. Fundamental to the project is giving artists control of what happens when the tempo is changed in Weav.

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Apple TV rumor roundup: Apple TV service may be delayed over local live streaming

Apple is finally going to update the aging Apple TV soon, and rumor has it that coming along for the ride will be the company's new online streaming service, as well. The latest rumor in our roundup indicates the streaming service will be delayed.

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Pandora buys major data firm to get to know you better

Music streaming service Pandora acquires Next Big Sound to better understand its users' listening habits. The partnership will also make Pandora a more valuable partner for artists and labels.

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Here’s what’s new on Netflix in June, and what’s going away

Here's a complete list of what's new on Netflix for June, and which titles will be removed during this month. Highlights coming next month include new original series Sense8, and Season 3 of Orange is the New Black.

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Epix’s first original series’ includes a thriller and a comedy starring Nick Nolte

Epix will be launching two new original series next fall, including Graves, a comedy starring Nick Nolte, and Berlin Station, a spy thriller; with a third series on tap from MGM.

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Snapchat jumps into music videos with new Goldroom collaboration

Video messaging app Snapchat has partnered with rising electronic musician Goldroom to release four videos this week on the platform. As the service continues to diversify beyond its core messaging system, more music videos may be part of its future.

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