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Sony aims to simplify custom installs with new ES Z Series A/V receivers

Sony shows off its new three part ES Z receivers, all of which include 7.2 channels of power, 4K passthrough, and a host of connection options designed around those looking to create custom installed home theater systems.

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Sony breaks the broadcast barrier, scores 22 Viacom networks for Internet-TV service

Viacom and Sony announced that the two companies have teamed up for Sony's upcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks upon launch. The deal marks the first time Viacom has agreed to provide its networks for an Internet-based TV service.

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LG officially prices 4K/UHD OLED TVs for 2014

After some speculation on pricing based on leaked information, LG officially prices its 65- and 77-inch 4K OLED TVs at CEDIA 2014

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Yamaha reveals YSP-2500 sound projector and wireless subwoofer

Yamaha has introduced its latest sound projector, the YSP-2500, which beams sound to different areas of the room and bounces it off walls for a convincing virtual surround effect.

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Samsung Level-Over review

With top-notch battery life, impressive wireless range, and sound quality that should more than satisfy all but the most ardent audiophile, the Level Over are worth a serious look…

  • Pros: Slick touch and swipe controls , Solid sound quality…
  • Cons: Bulky , Don’t fold down for compact storage , Some…

Paradigm unveils its gorgeous new Prestige Series speakers

Paradigm unveiled its latest home theater speaker line today at CEDIA, the Prestige Series. The new series comes in 7 pieces, and will be available in Q4 of this year.

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Philips bests Beats at its own game, announces Lightning-connected headphones

After Apple's silence during its iPhone 6/Apple Watch announcement yesterday, we were beginning to think the whole Lightning-connected headphone rumor was a dead end. Apparently not, as Philips has announced the first such headphones, due out in December.

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Sonos announces exclusive new ‘HD’ music service that streams CD-quality audio

Sonos has announced the premiere of a new music service on its multi-room speaker ecosystem that will launch this month, offering millions of tracks at CD quality resolution. Called Deezer Elite, the new service will premiere this month, with a free trial for…

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Netflix announces its first original docu-series, Chef’s Table

Netflix announced this week that it has ordered a documentary series from filmmaker David Gelb profiling a handful of figures from the international culinary world. The series, "Chef's Table," is the first original documentary series to be greenlit by the…

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Net neutrality is under threat from the FCC: What it is, and how we got here (Updated)

Over the past few weeks (or years), you’ve probably heard a lot about Net neutrality. If you want to know what it's all about, we’ve constructed a timeline to show the relevant events that led us to this point.

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Toshiba announces availability of its 2014 4K/UHD TVs

Toshiba's latest 4K/UHD TVs are available in stores in two new models, the L8400 and the L9400. For now, however, the each model only comes in one size, topping out at 65-inches.

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U2 rocks the iPhone 6 event, offers new album free to all iTunes users

U2 closes down the Apple iPhone/Apple Watch live event, then offers its new album to all iTunes users for free. But in all today's fanfare, there were a lot of unanswered questions about the future of audio with Apple's shiny new devices.

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Netflix gifts bingers with next episode auto-play for Chromecast

Netflix announced this morning that it has integrated its proprietary "Post-Play" feature into Chromecast playback of the leading streaming service. Until today, Chromecast users were curiously immune to the cursed convenience of Netflix's next-episode…

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Amazon launches anticipated Prime Instant Video for Android

Amazon announced today that Prime subscribers in the U.S., U.K., and Germany can finally access Prime Instant Video via a long-awaited app for Android, athough you won't find it in the Google Play store.

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