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Amazon gains ground on Netflix, denies free ad-supported streaming service

Amazon Instant Video more than doubled its share of bandwidth traffic in North America in the past year and a half, making up ground at the heels of the streaming king, Netflix.
Home Theater

Save your money for more movies with one of these Blu-ray players for under $100

When it comes to Blu-ray players, just a few extra bucks can make all the difference. Check out our five, favorite players currently on the market, whether you're looking for a device with 3D support or access to a vast number of streaming…
Home Theater

Dish subscribers get their Turner back as CNN, TCM, and others come back online

The month-long blackout of several key channels from Turner ends, as several major channels including CNN, Turner Classic movies, and others return to Dish Network.
Music

The new real: Paul McCartney offers a virtual reality experience of live performance

A new virtual realty app from Jaunt allows fans to view Paul McCartney perform live in virtual reality from multiple angles.
Home Theater

Denon’s $3K flagship receiver with Dolby Atmos will do everything but wash your car

Denon's new supremely advanced network receiver may not come cheap, but those looking for the ultimate commander of all things home theater will find a formidable frontrunner here.
Home Theater

Does Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick put Roku out to pasture? We pit the two against each other to find out

In our video, we illustrate the key differences between the Amazon Fire TV Stick and the Roku Streaming Stick, then pit the two against each other to see if there is a clear winner. The results might surprise you.
Home Theater

Buy before they’re extinct! Samsung’s last great plasma on sale for $1,000

Best Buy throws down the holiday deal gauntlet, offering an incredible price on Samsung's flagship plasma TV, the PNF8500.
Home Theater

Verizon turns the other cheek, offers 1-year of Netflix free with $60 Internet/TV package

Verizon is upping its game in the competitive TV market by offering a new FIOS TV package that includes local TV, HBO, Showtime, and a year of Netflix access for $60.
Home Theater

JVC’s new 85-inch 4K UHD TV is a price-buster at $8,000, but don’t get too excited yet

JVC's new whale of a 4K UHD TV will be offered this January for a very enticing price, but it comes with a major asterisk.
Music

Is Taylor Swift taking a stand against Spotify, or spouting propaganda for Google?

Billy Bragg claims Taylor Swift's move from Spotify has less to do with her stance against the devaluation of music, and more to do with a deal to be the lead artist for Google's new streaming service, Music Key. Swift reps have denied the…
Home Theater

Google plans to police apps for Android TV

Google is cracking down on Android TV apps, screening them before they get into the Play Store to ensure they work seamlessly with the system, and are compatible with things like the D-pad and Gamepad.