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Pioneer upgrades A/V receivers, more with Chromecast, outs wireless speaker

On April 25, Pioneer announced that a new firmware update brings Chromecast built-in functionality to many of its existing A/V receivers, and also stated that its new MRX-3 Multiroom Wireless Speaker is now available.
Home Theater

RCA will begin shipping its first Roku-powered TVs in the coming months

RCA has become the latest company to join the Roku TV licensing program. The company will be debuting its first Roku-powered smart TVs in the coming months in both the U.S. and Canada.
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Say bonjour to Siri with the Genie, a speaker that supports foreign languages

The Genie is a Bluetooth speaker that lets you use Siri or Google Now in more than 50 different languages and dialects. It's not quite a replacement for the Google Home or Alexa, but it does respond in French, Spanish, and more.
Home Theater

Waiting for cheap 4K? Vizio’s two new TV lines will tempt you

Vizio's 2016 P-series and M-series TVs were terrific options for anyone who wanted a feature-packed TV without spending a lot of money. Now the new and improved 2017 models are here and they look like an even better deal.
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Urbanears' Stadion Bluetooth headset is sweatproof, stretchy, and stylish

Urbanears is beefing up its lineup of workout-friendly headphones with the $99 Stadion, a sweatproof Bluetooth earphone headset that joins the company's "Active" lineup of workout-friendly headphones.
Home Theater

Sling TV's channel lineup expands again with Showtime and Heartland Extra pack

Sling TV has grown a great deal since its launch. Now there are more channels and more packages to chose from, with prices to match, and more is being added all the time. Everything you need to know is right here.
Home Theater

TV calibration 101: How to tune up the picture of your new TV

You’ve got your new TV out of the box, but now what? Our TV picture adjustment guide takes you through the simple steps to get the best picture from your brand new TV so you can set it and forget it.
Home Theater

Oppo’s new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player is perfect for the audiophile set

Following the release of its UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player late last year, Oppo's latest, the UDP-2015 4K Ultra HD Audiophile Blu-ray Disc player, is now available for the price of $1,300.
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This Bluetooth speaker can stand on its own three feet

This is one speaker that can really hold its own. Quite literally. Meet Mellow, a speaker that is also a table, and a very attractive one at that. This unique Bluetooth speaker gives you seven hours of uninterrupted playing time.
Music

5 songs you need to stream this week: Iggy Pop, Taylor Bennett, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: Iggy Pop, Taylor Bennett, and more.
Music

Radiohead started a sonic revolution 25 years ago, and is still leading it

Over 16 years after Radiohead changed the state of popular music with its Kid A tour, the band is still at the forefront of modern sound. The band’s latest tour proves they’re as fresh and innovative as ever.
Movies & TV

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Girlboss,’ ‘Glengarry Glen Ross,’ more

Need something to watch this weekend? Check out our list of the best shows and movies coming to streaming services this week. On the list this week: 'Girlboss,' 'Glengarry Glen Ross,' and more.