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Home Theater

How to master your equalizer for the perfect sound

You may know what an EQ is, but do you know how it works and what to do with it? We go through the basics of a graphic EQ and lay out some guidelines for how to achieve the sound you want from your devices.
Home Theater

Are you a Sling TV customer with no local NBC affiliate? On-demand viewing is here

NBC has been available to Sling TV customers in select markets for some time, but starting today it's available on-demand no matter where you are, as long as you're a Sling Blue subscriber.
Product Review

Samsung KS9800 Review

We can't resist Samsung's sultry KS9800 TV and its beautiful, blistering HDR

Ex-Facebook Live manager launches live-streaming app with a focus on the personal

Alively is the new live-streaming app that wants to take the stress out of social live-streaming by allowing you to share your broadcasts with select friends and family instead of uploading them to social media.
Home Theater

Heaven on earth? Focal's 'loudspeakers for your head' headphones may come close

Is it possible to get the same audio experience from a set of headphones as you would from an amazing set of loudspeakers? Focal spent four years coming up with an answer: Utopia.
Movies & TV

‘The Departed’ is getting rebooted as a TV series at Amazon

Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning film The Departed is being rebooted as a TV series. The project is currently in development at Amazon and will reportedly be set in present-day Chicago.
Movies & TV

Everyone is after Pablo Escobar in Netflix's new 'Narcos' season 2 trailer

Pablo Escobar is on the loose again in Netflix's new trailer for Narcos season 2, but everyone wants to bring him down. The preview highlights the many groups with their sights set on the infamous drug kingpin.

The Appearance Barrier — how not to look terrible on Skype calls

Are you distracted by your appearance on company teleconference calls? Simple tips can help you look better, even on bad hair days. The video call "appearance barrier" can cause you to lose focus and not fully engage with other…
Home Theater

Here’s what’s new on HBO in September, and what’s going away

Whether you're a cable lover or a staunch cord-cutter, there's never been a better time to get down with HBO. Follow us to find out what's new to the network each month, and what's going away.

FCC filings reportedly reveal the Samsung Scoop, a portable Bluetooth speaker

FCC filings appear to have prematurely revealed the Scoop, a Samsung-made portable Bluetooth speaker with a built-in microphone. It's unclear just when it might hit retail shelves.
Home Theater

LG unveils three new speakers, each offering 360 degrees of sound

Looking for a Bluetooth speaker with a sense of style? It might be worth waiting until the fall, when LG will drop three new models, all featuring 360-degree audio and bold designs.
Home Theater

Iconic high-end movie player company Kaleidescape is shutting down

After its launch in 2000, Kaleidescape's automated movie servers quickly took off, but after years of DRM-related legal battles, the company can't keep afloat, and is shutting down..