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Facebook may shift its focus away from live video and onto original shows

Facebook is reportedly not planning on renewing its Live Video deals with publishers. Instead the company is chasing longer, premium video content in the vein of Netflix — which could see it fork out billions for original shows.
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Ruark's R4-30 music system is so classy, you should probably address it as Sir

Wireless speaker systems are all very well, but not if you want to play a few CDs now and then. Ruark Audio's R4-30 is a classy, great sounding alternative to wireless systems, and we've been listening to one.

Turn up the volume with TaoTronics portable Bluetooth speakers (41 percent off)

Now 41 percent off, the TaoTronics TT-SK06 portable Bluetooth speaker offers dynamic sound in a compact and inexpensive package.
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Roku’s updated mobile app lets us see what’s on with a single button tap

It's a good day to be a Roku owner, as the company has released an update for its mobile app with a new feature dubbed "What's On" that makes finding something to watch even easier.

Nvidia’s upgraded Shield TV with 4K HDR streaming support is available now

Nvidia's updated Shield TV device is not only a 4K, HDR media streamer but also a robust gaming machine, and it's available now for $200, which includes a game controller and remote.
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Newly released patent shows the Google Chromecast that could have been

Coulda, woulda, shoulda, but Google didn't do that -- where "that" is electing a slightly sleeker, sexier design for its second-generation Chromecast. We're seeing this design thanks to a newly released patent from 2015.

From appliances to robots, Alexa-supported devices were nearly everywhere at CES 1:47

More speakers, home automation products, and robots with support for Amazon's Alexa voice platform were announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. We took a look at a few.

LeEco continues U.S. expansion with introduction of TVs, phones on Amazon

Just a few days after broadening its U.S. horizons by announcing the LeEco Le Pro 3 and Le S3 are now available at Target, the Chinese tech company is selling its phones and televisions on Amazon, too.
Home Theater

Urbanears’ Plattan 2 upgrades the sound and comfort of their classic headphones 2:14

The popular Urbanears Plattan headphones finally find a successor. While their looks haven't changed much, upgrades to sound, design, and comfort make the experience with these completely different.
Movies & TV

‘Better Call Saul’ season 3 premiere date revealed — here’s a sneak peek

The highly anticipated third season of AMC series Better Call Saul has officially been given an air date; plus, a three-minute sneak-peek trailer shows that Jimmy is inching ever closer to becoming Saul Goodman.

5 songs you need to stream this week: Foxygen, Alicia Keys with Kaytranada, 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: Foxygen, Alicia Keys with Kaytranada, and more.

Seal out the world and dial in your skills with the best gaming headsets

Whether you’re playing from your couch, or getting up close and personal with your PC monitor, a gaming headset has become a necessity for video game players of any level. Sure, having a boomin’ sound system can help immerse you into…